Best smartphones up to 3,000 rubles in 2019: which one to buy?

Is it possible to purchase a smartphone for just 3 thousand rubles? It was about 7 years ago that one could only dream of, but today the choice of budget smartphones is quite large. Of course, the characteristics of many of them leave much to be desired, but let’s not forget about the cost of the devices. So, our top rating.

Digma LINX ATOM 3G

Budget smartphone from Digma. It should be noted, one of the most inexpensive in the Russian market.

LINX ATOM 3G has a small 4-inch display, a pretty body (several interesting shades to choose from), two cameras, 3G and GPS support, a 1200 mAh battery.

The device is based on the Spreadtrum SC7731 processor, the amount of RAM – 512 MB.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 129g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC7731
  • Memory capacity: 4 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 1200 mAh
  • Rear camera: 2 MP
  • Front camera: 0.3 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Ark Benefit S504

Having 3 thousand rubles, you can pay attention to the Ark Benefit S504.

This model received a 5-inch display with a resolution of 854 × 480 pixels. There is support for 3G, GPS, two cameras, RAM – 512 MB.

The back cover is created in a newfangled style with a vertical camera module – it looks fresh and interesting, by the way, the rear camera module is double.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 854 × 480
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • CPU: dual core
  • Memory capacity: 4 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 1800 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 2 MP
  • Front camera: 0.3 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

BQ BQ-4028 UP!

Nice device from BQ. A choice of a large number of shades of the case, there are even such bright colors as pink or red.

The diagonal of the screen is 4 inches, the resolution is 800 × 480 pixels. There are two cameras, a slot for a memory card. The device is based on the processor MediaTek MT6570.

The back cover is removable, under it there are slots for a memory card and SIM cards.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 112g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6570
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 1500mAh
  • Rear camera: 5 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Prestigio Wize Q3

The average cost of Prestigio Wize Q3 starts at about 3,500 rubles (actual at the time of writing), but we believe that these 500 rubles are still worth the overpayment. Why?

For example, a frameless design is used here, and therefore a 4.95-inch display is “inscribed” in a compact case. The cute case is created in the latest fashion with a vertical rear camera module, and the amount of RAM reaches 1 GB.

Battery capacity is similar to many competitors – 2000 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.95 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 137g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Speadtrum SC7731G
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 8 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Digma HIT Q401 3G

Another 4-inch smartphone with a nice body design. Like many other budget devices, the HIT Q401 3G stands out with a large number of body colors.

The display resolution is standard for this class – 800 × 480 pixels. Two cameras, resolution front – 0.3 MP, rear – 2 MP.

The processor is Spreadtrum SC7731, but the amount of RAM is already 1 GB. Battery capacity – 1600 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 129g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC7731
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1600mAh
  • Rear camera: 2 MP
  • Front camera: 0.3 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Fly FS458 Stratus 7

This smartphone can be purchased for 3,000 rubles, but in some stores its cost is slightly higher..

What is interesting can offer Fly FS458 Stratus 7? For example, it uses a 4.5-inch display, camera resolution – 2 MP and 5 MP, respectively, a good MediaTek MT6570 processor, although the amount of RAM is still small – 512 MB. Battery capacity is 1750 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 854 × 480
  • Weight: 124g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6570
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 1750 mAh
  • Rear camera: 5 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

DOOGEE X10

If there is an opportunity to overpay a little, we recommend paying attention to the DOOGEE X10 smartphone. It has a 5-inch display with a good resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels, and the battery capacity is impressive for this price range – as much as 3360 mAh!

It is a pity that the manufacturer offers only 512 MB of RAM. But the processor is MediaTek MT6570.

Some resources claim a fingerprint scanner, but, unfortunately, it is not here.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 186 g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6570
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 3360 mAh
  • Rear camera: 5 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Digma LINX A453 3G

This Digma smartphone can be found for 3 thousand rubles, although in general its cost is slightly higher.

LINX A453 3G has a 4.5-inch display, version of Android 7.0, two cameras with a resolution of 2 MP and 5 MP, a nice design of the case, a Spreadtrum SC7731 processor and 1 GB of RAM.

Like most competitors, the LINX A453 3G does not support 4G networks.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 854 × 480
  • Weight: 129g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC7731
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1800 mAh
  • Rear camera: 5 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Fly FS408 Stratus 8

Budget smartphone from Fly, which can be purchased much cheaper than 3000 rubles.

Screen size – 4 inches, resolution – 854 × 480 pixels. Processor – MediaTek MT6570, RAM – 512 MB. It seems to be nothing unusual for a budget class, but you will have to forget about the selfie – the front camera is completely absent here.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 854 × 480
  • Weight: 109g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6570
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 1300 mAh
  • Rear camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Digma LINX JOY 3G

Ready to overpay? Then turn your attention to the Digma LINX JOY 3G smartphone.

It is interesting for its large 5-inch display, the latest version of Android 8.1, two cameras, a MediaTek MT6580M processor, a 2000 mAh battery.

But the amount of RAM – 512 MB.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 854 × 480
  • Weight: 160g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580M
  • Memory capacity: 4 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 2000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 2 MP
  • Front camera: 0.3 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Irbis SP514

Irbis SP514 is estimated at about 3 thousand rubles, although in some stores it costs a little more. But the overpayment is worth it, because the model uses a relatively large 5-inch display, MediaTek MT6580 processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory, two cameras.

There is no 4G support, as most competitors do not have it for comparable money.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 854 × 480
  • Weight: 162g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 5 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No