The best smartphones up to 7000-8000 rubles in 2019: rating top 10

Today, having about 7-8 thousand rubles in your pocket, you can think about buying a smartphone, and it will be a good smartphone that can perform all the basic functions: call, send / receive messages, take pictures, watch videos, listen to music, etc. Which smartphone is better to buy? In this review, we combined devices worth 7000 and 8000 rubles, since in general this is one category. So, our top rating.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A 2 / 16GB

The next generation of Redmi with the prefix A.

Fundamentally, the device does not differ from the previous generation model. For example, a similar 5.45-inch display is used here, although the case design has been revised. Furthermore, splash protection is claimed (not to be confused with splash protection).

Note the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, which is not the weakest for the budget series, as well as a powerful 4000 mAh battery, thanks to which Xiaomi Redmi 7A should show excellent battery life.

There is no fingerprint scanner here, but this is quite normal for a budget class.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.45 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 165g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Honor 8S

Honor, an inexpensive cute smartphone, which received a large 5.71-inch display with a notch at the top of the screen.

It works on the basis of the MediaTek Helio P35 processor (MT6765), the amount of memory is 2 GB of operational and 32 GB of main. The battery capacity reaches 3020 mAh. There is no fingerprint scanner, but face unlock is supported.

You can choose from three shades of the case: gold, blue and black.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.71 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 146g
  • 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: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Huawei Y5 (2019) 32GB

The screen diagonal of the Huawei Y5 (2019) is very similar to the Honor 8S – the same 5.71 inches. But since both brands are part of the same company, this should not be surprising. But the design of the devices is completely different. Separately, we mention the option with a back cover “under the skin”.

In addition, a different chipset is used here – this is MediaTek Helio A22 with a memory capacity of 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM. There is no scanner here, but obviously, face unlock works.

There is support for LTE.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.71 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 146g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio A22
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3020 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

ASUS Zenfone Lite (L1) G553KL 2 / 32GB

Budget solution from ASUS.

Here we see a completely classic design of the case, which can be purchased either in black or in golden color. The diagonal of the display is 5.5 inches. Like most competitors, there is no fingerprint sensor, but there is an unlock for face recognition.

Typical battery capacity – 3000 mAh, LTE supported.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 140g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Samsung Galaxy A10

With a big stretch, we add the Samsung Galaxy A10 to our review, because its average cost is much higher even 8000 rubles at the time of writing. And yet, some stores sell the device even slightly below this amount..

It’s worth it: a large 6.2-inch FullView display, a 3400 mAh battery, 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory, a stylish appearance, good system speed, a pleasant quality of materials.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 168g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Exynos 7884
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3400 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Huawei Y6 (2019)

Huawei Y6 resembles the Y5 model in appearance, but in reality they are different smartphones. So, a larger diagonal display (6.09 inches) is used here, and a fingerprint scanner is clearly visible on the back of the case.

As a processor, MediaTek Helio A22 is used, the memory capacity is 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM. The battery capacity is 3020 mAh, which is the average value.

The back cover of one version resembles the skin appearance. It looks unusual.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.09 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1560 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio A22
  • 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

Xiaomi Redmi 6A 2 / 16GB

The smartphone is of good appearance and value. Redmi 6A stands a notch lower than Redmi 6, and therefore the characteristics are simpler. For example, there is no dual rear camera.

In addition to low cost, the smartphone captivates with a frameless design, which means a large 5.45-inch display, a good platform based on the MediaTek Helio A22 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM, a 3000 mAh battery, good cameras by the standards of the class, separate slots for memory card and sim cards.

  • 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 M8c

Not so long ago, Meizu introduced its new budget employee with a frameless display. Like some competitors, the screen diagonal is 5.45 inches. The smartphone received a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, the amount of memory – 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal, again, like competitors.

It is worth noting the beautiful polycarbonate case, decent battery life, a well-calibrated display, excellent software performance, interesting Flyme firmware.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.45 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 140g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3070 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Honor 7A Pro

At the time of writing, the average cost of the Honor 7A Pro is slightly higher than 8,000 rubles. However, we recommend a little overpay. For what?

First, it uses a large 5.7-inch FullView display. Secondly, on the back cover you can find a fingerprint scanner, which is a serious advantage – it is convenient to unlock the desktop. Unlocking by owner’s face is also available. Thirdly, it is a loud speaker. Finally, there is a rear camera with a resolution of 13 MP, which allows you to get very good pictures in sufficient light.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 155g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Alcatel 3V 5099D

For 8 thousand rubles can be found on sale Alcatel 3V 5099D. Is it worth it to buy? We think it’s worth it, because for our money we got a very interesting device.

First of all, pay attention to the design: the back cover looks very fresh and beautiful. Pay attention to the presence of a fingerprint sensor (face unlock function is also present). The rear camera is dual, and it shoots very well for this class of smartphones. The screen, of course, is FullView, its diagonal reaches 6 inches.

Alcatel 3V 5099D runs on the basis of the Mediatek MT8735 processor, the amount of memory is standard for this price category: 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM.

  • 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

Nokia 3.1

At the time of writing, the average cost of Nokia 3.1 is about 7 thousand rubles and for this money is an interesting option for purchase.

The device is of interest: excellent appearance, brand, good display, although this is not a new-fangled FullView screen, not the weakest platform based on the MediaTek MT6750 processor, decent cameras for this price group.

And, surprisingly, there is NFC support here.!

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 138
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6750
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2990 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Huawei Y6 Prime (2018) 16GB

Huawei Y6 Prime (2018) is almost a copy of the Honor 7A Pro, which is not surprising – the Honor brand belongs to Huawei. However, at the time of writing, the Y6 Prime (2018) costs slightly less than the 7A Pro. What’s interesting here?

Large 5.7-inch FullView display, the latest version of Android 8.0, powerful speaker sound (judging by the information found, the sound volume reaches as much as 88 dB), the built-in Karaoke function, face recognition with a fingerprint scanner, flash for front camera.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 13 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

ZTE Blade A530

The ZTE Blade A530 is in many ways similar to its competitors: the new design of the back cover with a vertical camera module, a large 5.45-inch diagonal FullView display. Resolution, by the way, is similar – 1440 × 720 pixels. Plastic case.

The resolution of the front camera is 5 MP and, as open sources say, it can blur the background in real time – obviously, programmatically.

The device is powered by a MediaTek MT6739 processor, the memory capacity is 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM.

  • 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

Xiaomi Redmi 6 3 / 32GB

If you are willing to overpay a few, we recommend paying attention to Xiaomi Redmi 6. However, in some stores the cost of the model is just about 8000 rubles (relevant at the time of writing).

This smartphone is notable, of course, with a frameless design, which means a large 5.45-inch display, a dual front camera, a relatively powerful platform based on the Mediatek Helio P22 processor (MT6762V), 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory. There is a fingerprint scanner, the latest version of Android 8.1, support for memory cards.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.45 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 145g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Mediatek Helio P22 (MT6762V)
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/5 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Alcatel 3X 5058I

Nice model from Alcatel.

Here you will find: a stylish case, a 5.7-inch FullView display, a dual rear camera, a decent platform based on the MediaTek MT6739 processor, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of main memory, a 3000 mAh battery.

Stated that the auxiliary camera in the rear module is wide-angle.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 13/5 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Meizu M6T 2 / 16GB

With a strong desire for 8000 rubles, you can buy Meizu M6T.

The smartphone is interesting: for its pleasant design, very high-quality body materials (high-quality polycarbonate), a 5.7-inch FullView display, a dual rear camera, a 3300 mAh battery, and a fingerprint sensor.

  • 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