Suggest best phone under 17000

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    1.Budget?
    15000 to 17000

    2. Display type and size?
    No preference for display type. To be frank , I don't know what it is .

    Size 5 to 6" . ( Must not be less than 5)

    3. Dual sim?
    Dual

    4. Preferred choice of brand?
    No preference

    5. What camera option you want (flash, front facing camera)?
    12 MP Back camera.
    Front facing camera not needed

    6. Preferred operating system? (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, etc).
    Android

    7. Preferred connectivity options (3G, 4G ready).
    4gVolte. Should support jio

    8. Primary use of handset (multimedia, camera, internet, gaming etc)?
    1)Pdf 2)Internet 3)camera (mainly for Book pages) in that order with Nil gaming

    9. Any specific mobile phones in consideration?
    Lenovo z2 plus
    Moto G5 plus
    Mi max 2
    (No strong hold onto these options)

    10. Any other info that you want to share?
    Weekly once PowerPoint presentation.
    So it Would be better if it can be done in this mobile. (Adjuvant to laptop).
     
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    Get the G5+. If you want dual camera setup, you could wait for G5s+.
     
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    I too would suggest Moto G5 plus as it has the best camera for that price point & the fact that you aren't into gaming. It has a dedicated SD card slot, so storage isn't a issue.

    Mi Max 2 has 6.44" size screen, which might be too big & heavy. Do check those things before considering it.

    You can wait till tomorrow for the announcement of Lenovo K8 Note & see if its worth considering.
     
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    You can get Samsung J7 Max for a 5.7 inch screen. It costs around 15,990 or something. It also has a f1.7 camera that will ensure that your scan pics remain sharp even under slightly lower light.

    For good screen in cheap, you can get Lenovo Phab 2, with a 6.44 inch screen. Rs. 10,000 or so.

    Or, you can get Mi Max 2 for a decent offering in terms of speed, camera, music, etc...


    For presentations, you can opt for a cheap projector, there's one coming from Portronics Beem 100, which costs around Rs. 9999. But its ok if you have a big screen phone.
     
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    A f/1.7 lens doesn't ensure good low light photography if sensor isn't good. G5 Plus should easily outperform it in terms of camera.
     
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    I have an inclination towards Mi max 2 due to its larger screen, which I think, will helps for better reading.(a mass market thought) Size and weight is not an issue as i am buying this phone for my better half who is going to carry it in her hand bag or coat pocket anyway.
    Going by your suggestions ,Mi Max 2 camera is inferior to moto g5.
    I am going to compromise it for larger screen .
    Is there any other negatives(Relative to MotoG5) of Mi Max 2 i have to consider ?
     
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    MIUI is awful in my opinion and you don't get android updates in time. I won't compromise on the camera for excessively larger screen.
     
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    After much deliberations Ordered Moto G5 plus Lunar grey 4GB RAM for Rs. 14,999 ,scheduled for delivery by 12th august.
    Rs 1000 less than yesterday price in both online E- Com giants.
     
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    I recommend Xiaomi. Try buying from aliexpress. they have some awesome deals and you can get one directly from China.. though make sure seller has good ratings
     
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    Moto G5 Plus @ 15k
     
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    I am using LG Q6, ordered it on launch day itself and received yesterday. Its second best looking phone in the range upto 20k. (I think iphone SE stills takes that spot for no.1). Atleast we get something new in terms of design. the screen is beautiful, and phone feels wonderful to hold in hand. there is also one time free screen replacement offer by LG going on for this phone.
    Its a little slower than moto G5 plus in terms of performance, but for normal usage you wont notice a difference. Go for it if u want best camera in 15k range with a beautiful design.
     
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    But it lacks a fingerprint sensor. How could LG forget that in 2017?
     
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    It has Face Recognition system.
     
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    Received phone today.

    Moto G5 plus.

    Two days in to the forum and i am done with my search .

    Thanks saiyangoku
     
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    No problem. :)
    If you could, please post a review (no limit on the size) or whatever opinion your wife has of the phone after maybe a week of usage.
     
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    According to me, Mi max 2 is best choice. I am also using it. I purchased it last month and is giving best performance yet .
     
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    OP already chose a phone. Locking the thread. @drkarth, if you need it re-opened, PM me.
     
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