Which phone would you pick as your favourite from the list?

  • Xiaomi Mi A2 (Mi 6X)

  • Huawei Honor Play

  • Nokia 6.1 Plus

  • Nokia 6.1 (2018)

  • Moto Z2 Play

  • Apple iPhone SE

  • Others (mention them in your post)


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iPwnz

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I've been thinking about doing this for a while now. A mega-thread about a proper smartphone comparison and discussion within a specific price-range with some highlighted models up for discussion, the pros and cons with some important/crucial reviews summarized. We already have the news section but it would be nice to keep that one just for the main news. This thread might end up becoming useless or redundant but we never know till we try so let's see how it goes. This is just a new kind of thread test btw. Let's say it's in "Beta" phase.

This thread is and should be restricted to pure discussion as much as possible. For "What smartphone should I buy?" questions go to Mobile Phone Buying Advice section.

Anyway, back to topic. For this thread I picked the 14,999rs-19,999rs range. Budget is strict unless there's a discount online and you should mention the source and offer validity period of that offer. Reasons for specifically going for this range are pretty simple, not too low and not too high. I call it "The Affordable High-End'ish range." And also lately I notice how the trend of the current smartphone launches like to be in this price-range especially in the Indian market.

For the 15-20k range I noticed two models which stood out and doing the most news right now (Aug 12). [I started writing this on Aug 12]

They are the Xiaomi A2 (Mi 6X) and the Honor Play. With some "honorable" mentions including the upcoming Nokia 6.1 Plus (X6), Nokia 6.1 (2018) and the Moto Z2 Play. I may have missed some models here and there.

Xiaomi A2 (Mi 6X)

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Display: 5.99" 1080x2160 18:9
Chipset: Qualcomm SD 660
CPU: Octacore (4x 2.2 GHz Kyro 260/Custom Cortex A73; 4x 1.8GHz Kyro 260/Custom Cortex A53)
RAM: 4GB/6GB
Storage: 64GB/128GB (not expandable!)
GPU: Mali-G72 MP12
OS: Android 8.1, Android One.
Camera: Dual Camera 12 MP f/1.75 + 20MP f/1.75 (Primary); Single Camera 20 MP f/1.75 (Secondary)
SIM: Dual-SIM
3.5mm Jack: No
Battery: 3000 mAh
Price: Starts 16,999rs. for the 4GB/64GB variant. Price of 6GB/128GB N/A.
Full specs on GSM Arena

Honor Play

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Display: 6.3" 1080 x 2340 IPS
Chipset: Kirin 970
CPU: Octacore (4x 2.4 GHz Cortex A73; 4x 1.8 GHz Cortex A53)
RAM: 4GB/6GB
Storage: 64GB (expandable)
GPU: Adreno 512
OS: EMUI 8.1 (based on Android 8.1)
Camera: 16 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP f/2.4 (Primary); 16 MP f/2.0 (Secondary)
SIM: Hybrid Dual-SIM
3.5mm Jack: Yes
Battery: 3750 mAh.
Price: 19,999rs.
Full specs on GSM Arena

Nokia 6.1 Plus (Nokia X6) (Expected to be released this August)

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Build: Aluminium frame
Display: 5.8" 1080 x 2280, 19:9
Chipset: Qualcomm SD 636
CPU: Octacore 1.8GHz Kyro 630
RAM: 4GB/6GB
Storage: 32GB/64GB (expandable)
GPU: Adreno 506
OS: Android 8.1, Android One
Camera: Dual Camera 16 MP f/2.0 + 5MP f/2.4 (Primary); 16 MP f/2.0 (Secondary)
SIM: Hybrid Dual-SIM
3.5mm Jack: Yes
Battery: 3060 mAh.
Price: N/A. 18,999rs (predicted)
Full specs on GSM Arena

Nokia 6.1 (Nokia 6 2018)

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Build: Aluminium 6000 body
Display: 5.5" 1080 x 1920 16:9
Chipset: Qualcomm SD 630
CPU: Octacore 2.2GHz Cortex A53
RAM: 3GB/4GB
Storage: 32GB/64GB (expandable)
GPU: Adreno 509
OS: Android 8.1, Android One
Camera: Single Lens 16 MP f/2.0 with Carl Zeiss lens (Primary); 12 MP f/2.0 (Secondary)
SIM: Hybrid Dual-SIM
3.5mm Jack: Yes
Battery: 3000 mAh.
Price: 15,999rs
Full specs on GSM Arena

Moto Z2 Play

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(Image via Moto)

Display: 5.5" 1080 x 1920 16:9
Chipset: Qualcomm SD 626
CPU: Octacore 2.2GHz Cortex A53
RAM: 4GB
GPU: Adreno 506
Storage: 64GB (expandable)
OS: Android 7.1.1, Stock Android
Camera: Single Lens 12 MP f/1.7 (Primary); 5 MP f/2.2 (Secondary)
SIM: Dual-SIM
Battery: 3000 mAh.
Price: 15,999rs
Full specs on GSM Arena

iPhone SE

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(image via GSMArena)

Build: Aluminium body
Display: 4.0' 640 x 1136 16:9
Chipset: Apple A9
CPU: Dual Core 1.84 GHz Twister
RAM: 2GB
Storage: 32GB/64GB/128GB (not expandable!)
GPU: PowerVR GT7600
OS: iOS 9.3.2 (upgradable to iOS 11.4.1)
Camera: Camera 12 MP f/2.2 (Primary); Single Camera 1 MP f/2.4(Secondary)
SIM: Single-SIM
3.5mm Jack: Yes
Battery: 1624 mAh
Price: Starts 17,999rs for the 32GB variant.
Full specs on GSM Arena

So which of these do you think has the most pros? If your choice isn't here, mention them giving proper reasons. By proper reasons I mean the important reasons.
Eg. Because it has 100MP camera. ❌
The above reason is not going to cut it. It should be more like:
Because it has a better camera and is good in low-light photography. ✔️

This is just a test. So have mercy on the human errors.
 
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