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MS Christmas Gifts 2018: Smartphones below 15k price

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Looking for the perfect smartphone to give to your loved one this Christmas? Don’t worry! We’ve listed down the not only mid-priced smartphones but also those with decent specs.

Honor 8X

The Honor 8x houses a 6.5-inch Full-View Display 2.0, and a 19.5:9 ratio in a 5.5-inch body. The screen is longer than the previous generation and is closer to the 21:9 ratio used by cinemas. Going to its resolution, the display of the Honor 8x also has a high 2340 x 1080 resolution (397 PPI) and 85% wide color gamut,

r taking photos, it features a 20-megapixel (F/1.8 aperture) + 2-megapixel dual-lens rear-facing camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF). At the front, there’s a 16-megapixel (F/2.0 aperture) front-facing camera.

The Honor 8x is powered by Huawei’s own Kirin 710 chipset with two quad-core Cortex A53 processors that function on up to 2.2GHz of clock speed, coupled with Mali G51 GPU. This handset has 4GB of RAM paired with 128GB/64GB ROM, which is also expandable up to 400GB via microSD card. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo + Huawei EMUI 8.2.

Vivo Y95


The Vivo Y95 is a 6.2-inch tall display with FHD+ resolution and Gorilla Glass protection. It has a dewdrop notched and a fingerprint sensor at the back. The exterior build is made up of glass in gradient color.

The camera setup is 13MP + 2MP main dual lens and a 20MP AI selfie. Both the rear sensors support Google AI lens.

Under the hood, is a Snapdragon 439 octa-core processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage and a 4030 mAh battery support basic Fast Charging adapters.


The OPPO A3s comes with 6.2-inch IPS display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels with an aspect ratio of 19:9. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC and carries 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage that can be expanded via micro SD card. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo fueled with 4,230 mAh battery capacity.

Going to the camera department, it houses a dual 13-megapixel with f/2.2 aperture + 2-megapixel rear camera sensors. It is paired with an 8MP front-camera with f/2.2 aperture. It is supported by AI beauty effects.

Realme C1


The Realme C1 sports a 6.2-inch notched display, with a screen resolution of 720 x 1520, 271ppi density, and a19:9 aspect ratio. Protecting the screen is a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Going to its optics, the Realme C1 features a dual 13 MP, f/2.2, AF + 2 MP, f/2.4, rear cameras with a depth sensor. For taking selfies, there’s a 5 MP, f/2.2 selfie camera.

Under the hood, the C1 is powered by Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 with an Adreno 506 GPU. For its storage, it has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which is also expandable up to 256GB via dedicated microSD. This handset runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ColorOS OS 5.2.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

The Mi 8 Lite sports a 6.26-inch IPS LCD display with 2280 x 1080 resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, and 403 ppi density. Looking at its display.

The Mi 8 Lite features a dual rear camera setup which consists of a 12-megapixel camera with a f/1.9 aperture lens and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. For selfies, it has a 24-megapixel f/2.2 front camera.

Under the hood, the Mi 8 Lite is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset and for the memory, there are two options: 4GB/6GB of RAM or 64GB/128GB of storage. It comes in MIUI based on Android Oreo out of the box.

Think there are smartphones missing in this Christmas list? Don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments below. Advance Merry Christmas to you ManilaShakers!

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