For an inexperienced user modern smartphones are all the same. All of them can make calls and sent text messages, surf the Internet, play music and video. In this regard, you do not need to purchase a flagship device, and the choice narrows down to finding the best budget smartphone.
The market for low-cost cellular devices is now filled with a great selection of cheap smartphones that are equipped with roughly the same hardware, but differ in design. Well-known manufacturers also use similar hardware solutions, because choosing and buying a budget smartphone is sometimes very difficult. Let’s see what budget smartphones you can find on the market.
Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini
The new Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini was released in February 2016. At the moment its cost is about 80 dollars. This is a budget smartphone, the characteristics of which are good enough to perform the basic tasks. The appearance of this smartphone is similar to other devices of the Galaxy line.
Features Galaxy J1 Mini include a budget quad-core processor Spreadtrum SC8830, running at 1.2 GHz. Operating memory 768 MB, built-in – 8 GB. The slot for the memory card is available, but it is combined with the second SIM socket. The screen is 4 “, with a resolution of 800×480 pixels, it is made using TFT technology. The operating system is Android 5.1 with a TouchWiz shell.
The camera of the smartphone at 5 MP has no autofocus, no flash, and shoots photos that do not shine with quality. But it is not so bad if you take into account the cost. A 1500 mAh battery is enough for a day use in standby mode.
LG K7 X210DS
Another budget smartphone for 2 sim cards is the LG K7 X210DS. The smartphone was released in January 2016, its price at the time of writing was about $ 130. The screen of LG K5 is five-inch, but the resolution is modest, 854×480 pixels. The processor is quad-core, with a frequency of 1.3 GHz. There is a slot for the flash drive. OS in LG K7 is Android 5.1.
The camera has both a flash and autofocus, and the quality of the images is quite acceptable. The smartphone’s battery is removable, its capacity is 2125 mAh. Its capabilities are sufficient for 3-4 hours of play or a day in standby mode.
XiaomiRedmi 4 is in fact a restyling of the Redmi 3S: the stuffing remained the same, but the case became more attractive. Traditionally for Xiaomi, the smartphone features are quite solid by the standards of a budget gadget.
The display of the device has a diagonal of 5 inches at a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Inside the device is the chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, one of the most recent chips for low-cost smartphones. The smartphone has a 13-megapixel camera with a phase autofocus. the battery for 4100 mAh provides two to three days of mixed loads or up to 13-14 hours of continuous video playback.
LG K5 X220DS
LG K5 X220DS is among the most popular new phones.
At a price of 110-120 dollars, LG K5 looks really attractive. The screen of LG K5 has quite a standard diagonal of 5 “, but the resolution is 854×480 pixels. The processor is MT6582, which has 4 cores with a frequency of up to 1.3 GHz. RAM 1 GB, the storage has a capacity of 8 GB. There is a slot for the memory card. LG K5 runs on Android 5.1. The camera is built on a matrix with a resolution of 5 MP, flash and autofocus are present. The battery for 1900 mAh is not impressive, but for a day in standby mode is enough.