The cheapest smartphone on Android 2019: which one to buy?

What do you think, what is the cost of the cheapest smartphone based on the Android operating system? In general, sometimes there are promotions when smartphones are sold for about 1 thousand rubles, however, you yourself understand, these are the simplest models, in addition locked for the operator. We will consider the devices presented in stores.

Digma HIT Q401 3G

A simple model from Digma, which runs on a fairly recent version of Android 7.0.

What is there? A small 4-inch display with a resolution of 800 × 480 pixels, two cameras (rear resolution – 2 MP), support for 3G and GPS, Spreadtrum SC7731 processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory.

Like most competitors, Digma HIT Q401 3G has support for memory cards.

  • 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

BQ BQ-4028 UP!

The striking case design offers the BQ BQ-4028 UP !. Rather, it’s right to say about the color of the back cover, which you can choose as you wish. There are even such bright shades as red or pink.

The diagonal of the display is the same 4 inches as many competitors. The processor uses MediaTek MT6570, 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. There are two cameras, and the battery capacity is 1500 mAh.

  • 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

Digma LINX ATOM 3G

Digma LINX ATOM 3G is outwardly interesting: despite the low cost, it does not look cheap, and the bright shade of the back cover adds personality.

As for the technical characteristics, everything is pretty standard here: Spreadtrum SC7731 processor, 512 MB RAM and 4 GB ROM, 4-inch display, two cameras, 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

Fly FS458 Stratus 7

Although this is not the newest Fly smartphone, in this case we are interested in it, since it is inexpensive, and also has a 4.5-inch display. Screen resolution – at the competitors’ level and is 854 × 480 pixels.

As a processor, MediaTek MT6570 is used, the memory capacity is 512 MB operational and 8 GB internal. Battery capacity – 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

Ark Benefit S504

We can say that the Ark Benefit S504 stands out from the competition. What is this?

First of all, in design: the Ark Benefit S504 case is made in a new-fashioned style with a vertical camera module. Secondly, it uses a dual rear camera. Finally, the diagonal of the smartphone screen is 5 inches.

But the technical specifications are not impressive. For example, the amount of RAM is 512 MB, and the internal memory is 4 GB. The latter, however, can be expanded with a memory card slot.

  • 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

Fly FS458 Stratus 7

Inexpensive smartphone from Fly, which may surprise with one of its interesting features. What do you think this is? Hardly guessing: there is no front camera. Generally. No her. Is it strange? Well, considering the price, we would not be surprised.

But for all other parameters the FS458 Stratus 7 is at the competitor level: a 4.5-inch display, two cameras with a resolution of 2 MP and 5 MP, a MediaTek MT6570 processor, 8 GB of internal and 512 MB of RAM.

  • 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

Digma LINX A453 3G

Digma LINX A453 3G has a nice case design. Classic shades: black, gray, golden.

The smartphone is endowed with a 4.5-inch display, two cameras, support for two SIM cards, 3G and GPS.

The processor uses the Spreadtrum SC7731 – like some competitors.

  • 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

BQ BQ-4072 Strike Mini

4-inch smartphone from BQ. It is worth noting the presence of a metal plate on the back cover (this solution is rare in this class of smartphones), as well as 1 GB of RAM.

Works BQ BQ-4072 Strike Mini based on Spreadtrum SC7731 processor, 8 GB of main memory, there is support for 3G and GPS.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 128g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC7731
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1300 mAh
  • Rear camera: 5 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Digma LINX JOY 3G

Of the features of this smartphone, we highlight separately: a relatively large 5-inch display, a stylish case design, a fresh version of Android 8.1, as well as a 2000 mAh battery.

But the characteristics are not the most interesting: the MediaTek MT6580M processor works together with 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal memory.

  • 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

Oysters arctic 450

One of the cheapest smartphones on the market is still on sale, although rarely.

This is probably one of the lightest smartphones – its weight is only 93 g. The screen diagonal is 3.5 inches, there are two cameras with a resolution of 0.3 MP, a single-core Spreadtrum SC7715 processor, 256 MB of RAM and 512 MB of internal memory. Few? Of course, but the price is corresponding.

Battery capacity – 1100 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 3.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 480 × 320
  • Weight: 93g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC7715
  • Memory capacity: 512 MB
  • RAM capacity: 256 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 1100 mAh
  • Rear camera: 0.3 MP
  • Front camera: 0.3 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No