The best smartphone for a child of 7, 10, 12 years old (for a student) 2019

Which smartphone to choose for your schoolchild? That is the question parents often ask, but they often don’t have an answer. It is understandable: everything is too individual here, because for some people the time of the smartphone’s work is important, and for others, the speed of the system. We decided to collect the most, as it seems to us, smartphones suitable for children and teenagers. Do not agree? You can report this in the comments.

Digma LINX ATOM 3G

If you need the most inexpensive smartphone, we recommend that you pay your attention to a model from Digma called LINX ATOM 3G – this is one of the cheapest smartphones on the Android market and this is its main feature.

LINX ATOM 3G received a 4-inch display with a resolution of 800 × 480 pixels, a Spreadtrum SC7731 processor, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal memory. There is support for memory cards, two simple cameras, a pretty look and a 1200 mAh battery.

  • 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

ZTE Blade A520

An inexpensive smartphone from ZTE, which has everything you need, including: a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels, a MediaTek MT6737 chipset that works with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM, a memory card slot, a 2400 battery mAh, two cameras, nice appearance.

Users note a good firmware speed, front camera, bright screen, fairly loud sound, and, of course, a nice price.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 130g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2400 mAh
  • Rear camera: 8 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Alcatel 1

Budget Alcatel smartphone, which received a widescreen 5-inch display (aspect ratio – 18: 9) with a resolution of 960 × 480 pixels. True, in the reviews for the smartphone, not everyone is happy with the display. But this is perhaps the cheapest smartphone that received 4G support.

The hardware platform consists of the MediaTek MT6739 chipset, the memory capacity is 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of the main one, there is a slot for a memory card. Note Android 8.0, two cameras with a resolution of 2 MP and 5 MP, as well as a 2000 mAh battery.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 134g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739
  • 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
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

VERTEX Impress Click NFC

Another budget smartphone in our review with a 5-inch widescreen display (aspect ratio – 18: 9). However, we are interested in something else: as the name implies, this model has an NFC chip, which is quite important in our age of high technology.

As for the main parameters, the smartphone is practically no different from its competitors in its price group: MediaTek MT6580M processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of ROM, memory card slot, 2000 mAh battery, Android 8.1, several body colors to choose from.

  • 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
  • 4G Network Support: No

Xiaomi Redmi 6A 2 / 16GB

The cheapest model in the Russian line of Xiaomi at the time of writing.

Redmi 6A received a nice plastic case and a fairly large selection of color shades, a 5.45-inch widescreen display with a resolution of 1440 × 720 pixels, a platform based on the MediaTek Helio A22 processor and 2 GB of RAM, a 3000 mAh battery.

Of course, you should not expect performance miracles, but the smartphone is very good for its price group, which can be said about cameras.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.45 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 145g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio A22
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Meizu M6T 2 / 16GB

Great smartphone from Meizu. It looks much more expensive than it costs. By the way, although the back cover is plastic, it can easily be mistaken for metal – the materials and workmanship are at a high level.

The display has a rather large diagonal of 5.7 inches. The processor uses MediaTek MT6750, and the memory capacity is 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM.

You may already have noticed that there is also a fingerprint scanner, and even a dual camera.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 145g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6750
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3300 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 13/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Honor 7A

An inexpensive device from Honor, which will please both the appearance made in the style typical of the company, and a good 5.45-inch widescreen display, whose resolution is 1440 × 720 pixels. There is no fingerprint scanner, there is no dual camera, but it removes the device for its money well. In the latest firmware versions, it is possible to unlock it in the face, so there is no special need for a fingerprint sensor.

The Honor 7A is powered by the MediaTek MT6739 processor, with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. There is a slot for a memory card, support 4G, and the battery capacity reaches 3020 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.45 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3020 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Alcatel 3V 5099D

Alcatel 3V 5099D combines several important details: magnificent appearance (the back cover looks like it was borrowed from the device several times more expensive), a large 6-inch display and low cost. But there is a fingerprint sensor, and an unlock function on the face, and even a dual camera, which, according to reviews, shoots very, very good.

The chipset used is Mediatek MT8735, the memory capacity is 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM. Battery capacity is 3000 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 6 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2160 × 1080
  • Weight: 155g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Mediatek MT8735
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/2 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite 3 / 32GB

Although Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite can not be called inexpensive relative to other smartphones in this review, some additional cost is worth it. Why?

There are many reasons, here are some of them: a powerful 4000 mAh battery, the stock version of Android with subsequent updates, an excellent case (the back cover is made of plastic), a good 5.84-inch display, a dual rear camera worthy of its price group, a smart fingerprint sensor + face unlock.

Here would be another NFC module.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.84 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2280 × 1080
  • Weight: 178
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/5 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

ZTE Blade A530

Inexpensive ZTE with a 5.45-inch widescreen display. The smartphone looks great, but from the back it seems like it has a dual camera, although this is not so – the camera is single, but it shoots well.

The case is plastic. The processor is MediaTek MT6739, the memory capacity is 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM. The battery capacity is 2600 mAh.

Users note high speed, removable battery, event indicator, good sound quality.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.45 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 140g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2600 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes