Best Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro alternatives under Rs 15,000

Zenfone max pro M1 - best redmi note 5 pro alternatives

Xiaomi released the Redmi Note 5 Pro in February and started yet another chain reaction of gaining immense popularity among Indian masses. The device gained even more eyeballs due to its reasonable price. The phone was launched at a price of Rs 13,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM variant and Rs 16,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM variant. However, the company has raised the price of the smaller variant by Rs 1,000 yesterday. It will sell for Rs 14,999 from now on. 

Also read: Xiaomi plans to bump up the price of the Redmi Note 5 Pro by Rs 1,000 and the Mi LED TV 4 55-inch by Rs 5000

Now that the price is increased, people have got another chance to choose from a variety of smartphones. Earlier, Xiaomi was the only one with such affordable price and premium devices. Other smartphone OEMs have now understood the Indian market and so, we have a plethora of options to choose from. Are you also looking to buy the Best Redmi Note 5 Pro alternatives now that the price has increased?

Being your smartphone companions, we at Mr. Phone have compiled a list of such devices which can give the Redmi Note 5 Pro a run for its money. They are all within the range of Rs 15,000 and we have made sure that each of these devices is capable of swaying you off your feet. So, what are you waiting for? Browse through this list of Redmi Note 5 Pro competitors and choose your pick:

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1. Asus ZenFone Max Pro (M1)

The Asus ZenFone Max Pro (M1) is undoubtedly one of the Best Redmi Note 5 Pro alternatives now that the price has increased. The phone has been launched by Asus in hope of gaining its long-lost popularity back. The phone runs on a powerful processor with as much as 6GB of RAM and 64GB ROM. The phone is an ideal competitor of the Redmi Note 5 Pro with a sturdy design. It’s bezel-less and carries a massive battery backup.

At the same price, you get a better battery, Android Oreo and a completely new device with thinner bezels. The Zenfone Max Pro (M1) is as ideal as they come.

 

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 , RAM : 3, 4, 6GB , Internal storage capacity : 32, 64 GB , Screen size : 5.99 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 2160 pixels , Rear Camera : 13 MP , Front camera : 8 MP , Capacity : 5000 mAh

 

Flipkart – ₹ 10,999.00

Brand Asus
Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
RAM 3, 4, 6 GB
Internal storage capacity 32, 64 GB
Screen size 5.99 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Rear Camera 13MP + 5MP
Front camera 8 MP
Capacity 5000 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: FlipkartFull Specifications+

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2. Huawei Honor 7x

The Huawei Honor 7x might be an old phone, for it launched in October 2017 but who said that it cannot compete with the Redmi Note 5 Pro? The phone is as bezel-less as they come in the mid-range section. The phone runs on the HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor with 4GB of RAM. This coupled with dual rear cameras and metallic frame makes the Honor 7x an ideal bet to place. 

The battery backup of this phone is also quite satisfactory. The phone is made of metal and looks decent enough for you to buy it. If selfies and good looks are your things, you can definitely go for the Honor 7x. 

 

Specs: Chipset : Huawei Hi-silicon Kirin 659 , RAM : 4 GB , Internal storage capacity : 32, 64, 128 GB , Screen size : 5.93 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 2160 pixels , Rear Camera : 16 MP , Front camera : 8 MP , Capacity : 3340 mAh

 

Amazon India – ₹ 12,999.00

Brand Huawei
Operating system Android 7.0 Nougat
Chipset Huawei Hi-silicon Kirin 659
RAM 4 GB
Internal storage capacity 32, 64, 128 GB
Screen size 5.93 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Rear Camera 16MP + 2MP
Front camera 8MP
Capacity 3340 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: Amazon IndiaFull Specifications+

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3. Huawei Honor 9 Lite

The Huawei Honor 9 Lite is a phone with the most beautiful rear panel on this list. The panel is made of reflective metal which looks like glass and hence, gives it a premium feel. On the top of it all, the Honor 9 Lite carries minimum bezels and is a selfie winner in all aspects. Like the Honor 7x, the 9 Lite is built on the principles of good looks and superior selfies.

The Honor 9 Lite runs on the Huawei HiSilicon 659 processor and the best thing about this phone is its quad-camera setup. It is the first low-rage smartphone with dual front and rear cameras. The RAM and ROM setup is variable and the phone will not give you frustrating lags in performance. 

Specs: Chipset : Huawei Hi-silicon Kirin 659 , RAM : 3, 4 GB , Internal storage capacity : 32, 64 GB , Screen size : 5.65 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 2160 pixels , Rear Camera : 13MP + 2MP , Front camera : 13MP + 2MP , Capacity : 3000 mAh

 

Flipkart – ₹ 10,999.00

Brand Huawei
Operating system Android 8.0 Oreo
Chipset Huawei Hi-silicon Kirin 659
RAM 3, 4 GB
Internal storage capacity 32, 64 GB
Screen size 5.65 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Rear Camera 13MP + 2MP
Front camera 13 MP + 2MP
Capacity 3000 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: FlipkartFull Specifications+

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4. Xiaomi Mi A1

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is undoubtedly one of the Best Redmi Note 5 Pro alternatives now that the price has increased. This Android One smartphone by Xiaomi is one of its kind with ultimate photography skills, pure Android experience and a respectable processor. The Mi A1 is a very popular and efficiently designed device. It lacks the trendy bezel-less display. But does performance come second to the bezel-less display?

Also read: Xiaomi Redmi S2 is rumoured to be an Android One phone launching in May in India

Choose this phone for pure Android experience, timely updates, dual cameras and an elegantly designed back panel.

 

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 , RAM : 4 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64 GB , Screen size : 5.5 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 1920 pixels , Rear Camera : 12MP + 12MP, Front camera : 5MP , Capacity : 3080 mAh

 

Flipkart – ₹ 13,999.00

Brand Xiaomi
Operating system Android 7.1.2 Nougat, Android 8.0 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
RAM 4 GB
Internal storage capacity 64 GB
Screen size 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Rear Camera 12MP + 12MP
Front camera 5MP
Capacity 3080 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: FlipkartFull Specifications+

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5. Motorola Moto G5s Plus

The Moto G5s Plus is a device which is always considered a great phone within the Rs 15,000 section. The phone is solid, with a slippery back and close to a pure Android experience. The camera performance is handled by a dual rear setup and single selfie snapper. This offering by Moto runs on a respectable processor and doesn’t slow down at all. The phone can take heavy games like Asphalt 8 without any issue and will let you enjoy your smartphone to the fullest.

Like the Mi A1, the Moto G5s Plus lacks the trendy bezel-less display. One cannot go wrong with this phone and if performance comes first for you, then it is a match made in heaven for you. 

 

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 , RAM : 3, 4 GB , Internal storage capacity : 32, 64 GB , Screen size : 5.5 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 1920 pixels , Rear Camera : 13MP + 13MP , Front camera : 8 MP , Capacity : 3000 mAh

 

Amazon India – ₹ 13,999.00

Brand Motorola
Operating system Android 7.1 Nougat
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
RAM 3, 4 GB
Internal storage capacity 32, 64 GB
Screen size 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Rear Camera 13MP + 13MP
Front camera 8MP
Capacity 3000 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: Amazon IndiaFull Specifications+

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6. Xiaomi Mi Max 2

The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is also a sturdy phone with the 2016-ish look to it. The performance is handled by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and since it is a Xiaomi device, you can rely on it for performance. The phone has 4GB of RAM and a massive 5000mAh battery which can last longer than the majority of smartphones in this price range. To top it all, the Mi Max 2 comes with USB Type-C which is quite rare even now. 

The phone is powerful, strong and more likely to never give up on you. Choose this one if “Old is Gold” is the motto of your life.

 

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 , RAM : 4 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64, 128 GB , Screen size : 6.44 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 1920 pixels , Rear Camera : 12 MP , Front camera : 5 MP , Capacity : 5300 mAh

 

Flipkart – ₹ 15,999.00 Amazon India – ₹ 15,999.00

Brand Xiaomi
Operating system MIUI V8.2 (Android 7.1.1 Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
RAM 4 GB
Internal storage capacity 64, 128 GB
Screen size 6.44 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Rear Camera 12 MP
Front camera 5 MP
Capacity 5300 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: Flipkart Amazon IndiaFull Specifications+

So which one is your choice? Let us know in the comments section below. Stay tuned to  Mr. Phone and download our app to get the latest updates from the world of smartphone technology.

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