Smartphones have become one of the necessities that a person needs in order to maximize his effectiveness and capacity. Modernized people are often teased that they could not go on a day without having to touch or even look at their phones. It may be because they use it to communicate with people from work, maybe because they use it to earn money, or simply because they want to communicate with their friends all loved ones on a daily basis.
There are a lot to choose from and they can be categorized by their prices, their performance, and their efficiency. Of course, an expensive smartphone is expected to perform better than a not-so-expensive one. But did you know that there are cheap and affordable smartphones that are as efficient as those top-notchers? Did you know that you can have an efficient smartphone for less than Php5000?
Cherry Mobile Ultra
It is really hard to believe that a very useful LTE smartphone can be bought for under 5000Php. The Cherry Mobile Ultra is only sold in the market for as low as Php4, 999! It runs on Android 4.3 Jellybean and it features a 5” High Def display with IPS, powered by Snapdragon 400 with Adreno 305, 1GB of RAM with storage of 8GB (with micro SD slot expandable up to 32GB).
The camera is impressive because the rear camera is 13MP and a 2MP front “selfie” camera. It is truly an affordable 4G LTE phone that is truly affordable and reliable.
ASUS Zenfone 4
ASUS Zenfone 4 is extremely for ASUS fans. Priced at Php3, 995, this 4” smartphone which runs at Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is extremely an affordable smartphone. With Dual Core processor with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of expandable (up to 64GB) memory via micro SD card, you can save lots of files in this little device.
Although the primary camera is 5MP and its front camera is VGA, the phone has autofocus which really is a very impressive and interesting attribute given the fact that it only has 5MP for its camera. Browsing and multi-tasking are the best characteristics that this phone has. There are also a variety of colors you could choose from: Pearl White, Cherry Red, Sky Blue, Charcoal Black, and Solar Yellow.
Acer Liquid Z410
It’s likely that people would not be aware of the smartphones Acer offers. This Taiwanese giant is known for its PCs and laptops and only some know of their very durable and great smartphones like this 4.5” IPS LCD with a resolution of 540 x 960. The Acer Liquid Z410 runs on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat and is great for gaming even though it only has 1GB of RAM, 8GB of expandable memory (up to 32GB) via micro SD card slot, it’s processor is MediaTek MT6732 and is QuadCore.
The camera is 5MP with autofocus and LED flash. It also comes with geo-tagging, face detection, and dual flash. This device with a lot of use only costs Php4, 490! Not bad for a smartphone, right?
Cherry Mobile Flare 4
Priced at Php4, 499, this smartphone is really one heck of an example of a cheap but very effective smartphone. A 5.0” HD IPS display with a resolution of 720 x 1280, and a Scratch Resistant Dragontail Glass, 3G, 4G, and LTE, this phone is really an impressive one along with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable storage via Micro SD, this really is a smartphone fit for gaming and for multitasking as well.
Its primary camera is a 13MP with autofocus, BSI Sensor, and LED Flash while its front camera, for selfie, is 5MP with enhancements. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and it has a 2, 100mAh for its removable battery.
This definitely is one of the beasts in the smartphone world given the fact that its market price is less than Php5, 000.
Nokia Lumia 530
Microsoft is not just lying down and letting every smartphone companies rule the game. This Nokia Lumia 530, the smartphone that Microsoft released is part of the few who has Windows OS as its operating system. This 4” smartphone with TFT Capacitive touch screen display, QuadCore CPU, 512 RAM and 4GB of expandable storage up to 128GB via Micro SD slot is one hell of a phone for surfing and for browsing.
Although it’s not intended for gaming, this phone can be a monster when you utilize it the way it was built. It can play music up to 51 hrs and its camera is 5MP. One of the best things you can count on in this smartphone is its battery which honestly has one of the best and longest batteries in the smartphone community and it only costs Php3, 499.
You see, you really do not have to pay much to get a decent phone. There are a lot of phones in the market that can be useful in many ways for you. You just have to look deeper; you just need to have the perseverance and the knowledge of brand, specifications, characteristics, and price to get the smartphone that really suits your capacity, needs and wants.