2020 NFC smartphones: budget and more

NFC is a short-range wireless communication technology, which is also successfully used on mobile smartphones – primarily for wireless payment of anything. It’s very convenient to pay with a smartphone – put it on the terminal, wait for the signal, you’re done. It is not surprising that users are increasingly paying attention to the presence of the NFC module when buying a smartphone. We have collected the most interesting devices worth up to 20,000 rubles with NFC support.

Smartphones with NFC up to 10,000 rubles

Budget options that will please the presence of the NFC module. Note that in this class NFC is still not as common as we would like..

Honor 8A

An inexpensive device from Honor, which, oddly enough, also received an NFC module.

Among other things, it has a 6.09-inch display with a resolution of 1560 × 720 pixels, an 8-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor (MT6765), 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of main memory, a 3020 mAh battery.

A fingerprint scanner is clearly visible on the back cover. There are two single cameras with a resolution of 8 MP and 13 MP (front and rear, respectively).

  • Screen diagonal: 6.09 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1560 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765)
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3020 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

ZTE Blade V10 Vita 3 / 64GB

Budget from ZTE. It looks cool, and first of all it concerns the gradient colors.

The device operates on the basis of the Unisoc SC9863A chipset, the memory capacity is 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM. The battery capacity is 3200 mAh, the normal figure for this class.

Fingerprint sensor, dual main camera.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.26 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Unisoc SC9863A
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3200 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 13/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Nokia 4.2 3 / 32GB Android One

An interesting and unusual device from Nokia.

What is unusual, you ask? The fact is that a mechanical key appeared on the side face. Do you know what it is for? To call the Google voice assistant! We also note that Nokia 4.2 works on the basis of the stock version of Android, as it is part of the Android One program..

The smartphone is built on the basis of a platform consisting of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chip, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM, the battery capacity is 3000 mAh.

There is a fingerprint reader, a rear camera of two modules, well, and an NFC module, of course.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.71 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 161g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 13/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

VERTEX Impress Click NFC

Apparently, this is the cheapest smartphone on the market with an NFC module.

The device is ultra-budget, so do not expect special features. Screen size – 5 inches, low resolution – 960 × 480 pixels. The processor used is the well-known MediaTek MT6580M, the memory capacity is 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal.

It’s funny that there is an NFC module, but there is no support for 4G networks.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 135g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580M
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 5 / 0.3 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Digma LINX PAY 4G

Digma’s NFC-enabled budget smartphone, which, incidentally, is hinted at by the name Pay (pay, pay) in the title.

Digma LINX PAY 4G has a 5.5-inch matrix, MediaTek MT6739 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of main memory, a 2900 mAh battery.

On the back cover – a dual camera with a resolution of 8 / 0.3 MP, as well as a fingerprint sensor.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 181g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2900 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 8 / 0.3 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Smartphones with NFC up to 15,000 rubles

In this class, the choice of smartphones with NFC is much wider. Still, some companies prefer to save on the NFC chip..

Samsung Galaxy A30s 32GB

You can say, an inexpensive smartphone from Samsung, which received far from the cheapest innovations.

With the NFC module, and so it is clear – it is here. What else is there? A very large and fairly high-quality 6.4-inch AMOLED display, an Exynos 7904 proprietary chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM.

We note a nice case design, a powerful 4000 mAh battery with support for fast charging, a fingerprint sensor in the display.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1560 × 720
  • Weight: 169g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 7904
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 25/5/8 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Huawei P smart Z 4 / 64GB

In the category of up to 15,000 rubles with the NFC module, you can become the owner of a device with the so-called FullView-display without any cutouts for the camera or sensors! And this is the Huawei P smart Z.

By the way, how is this even possible? It’s simple – the front camera is made retractable using a special mechanism, so the 6.59-inch matrix has no cutouts.

P smart Z runs on a HiSilicon Kirin 710 chip of its own production, the memory capacity is 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM. Good and battery capacity – 4000 mAh.

The rear camera is dual, it shoots well, but first of all it concerns daytime shots.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.59 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 197g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 16/2 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 6 / 64GB

The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro can already be found for 15 thousand rubles, and in some stores it costs less. It’s funny that Redmi Note 8 did not receive the NFC module, and Redmi Note 8 Pro received.

This is generally a very interesting smartphone with a large and high-quality 6.53-inch display, a liquid-cooled gaming processor, a powerful 4500 mAh battery with support for fast charging.

We also note a rear camera that is excellent for its class, which consists of four modules at once: wide-angle, ultra-wide-angle, macro, and depth sensor.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.53 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 200g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G90T
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4500 mAh
  • Rear camera: four 64/8/2/2 MP modules
  • Front camera: 20 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Honor 10 Lite 3 / 32GB

An inexpensive device from Honor. It is offered in very unusual gradient colors – it looks bright.

A 6.21-inch display with a high resolution of 2340 × 1080 pixels, a proven HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of main memory, a 3400 mAh battery are installed.

The main camera consists of two modules, it removes well for its money. Fingerprint Scanner – on the back.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.21 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 162g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3400 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 13/2 MP
  • Front camera: 24 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Smartphones with NFC up to 20,000 rubles

Starting from about 20,000 rubles, manufacturers try not to save on NFC modules – in any case, this applies to the latest models.

Xiaomi Mi 9T 6 / 64GB

“Frameless” smartphone from Xiaomi, and even without any cutouts on the screen – the front camera is retractable.

We also note the cool appearance of the case, the presence of bright colors, a high-quality matrix with a diagonal of 6.39 inches, a powerful platform based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 chip and 6 GB of RAM, a capacious 4000 mAh battery with support for fast charging, a fingerprint sensor in the display.

Good for its price class and the main camera. She has three modules: main, wide-angle and telephoto.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.39 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 191g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 48/8/13 MP
  • Front camera: 20 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Samsung Galaxy A50 64GB

The real hit from Samsung.

The smartphone has an excellent appearance, a beautiful 6.4-inch AMOLED matrix, the Exynos 9610 proprietary processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM, a triple main camera, a fingerprint scanner in the display, a 4000 mAh battery, of course, supporting fast charging.

The user likes smart system operation, good battery life, camera, display, cool body colors.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 166g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Exynos 9610
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 25/8/5 MP
  • Front camera: 25 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Huawei P30 lite

The youngest model in the P30 line. However, it differs from the P30 and P30 Pro models very seriously.

For example, the rear camera here is even triple, but even to the P30 it is very far away, although for its class it is not bad.

The screen here is not AMOLED, like the older versions, but IPS, which, incidentally, many will like. The processor is HiSilicon Kirin 710 of its own design, the memory capacity is 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of ROM. Battery capacity – 3340 mAh, quick charge available.

The fingerprint scanner is not on the screen, but on the back cover.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.15 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2312 × 1080
  • Weight: 159g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3340 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 14/8/2 MP
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite 6 / 64GB

Another less expensive version of the flagship Mi 9, which received the prefix Lite.

Do you know what is most unusual in our opinion? The indicator of events that appears … The company logo on the back cover!

The smartphone has a 6.39-inch high-resolution display, several bright colors of the case, Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory.

There is a powerful battery with fast charging (Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+), and a fingerprint scanner in the display, and a decent main camera, consisting of three modules.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.39 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 179g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4030 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 48/8/2 MP
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Vivo V17 Neo 128GB

Very unusual Vivo V17 Neo looks in blue colors – this is what we advise.

The smartphone has a large 6.38-inch high-resolution screen, an 8-core MediaTek Helio P65 chip, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of ROM. A powerful 4500 mAh battery is installed (by itself, fast charging is supported).

The triple camera consists of a main, ultra-wide-angle modules, as well as a depth sensor. Oddly enough, the front camera is of great interest, which received a very wide range of photo correction capabilities.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.38 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 179g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P65
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4500 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 16/8/2 MP
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes