Cheap (budget) Samsung smartphones in 2018

Samsung smartphones are present in virtually all price categories, from very inexpensive devices to flagship devices. We already wrote about the flagships of Samsung, but because today we’ll talk about the company’s budget devices. Consider the most popular models..

Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini SM-J105H

One of the smallest Samsung smartphones in the Russian market and at the same time one of the cheapest.

This is a 4-inch device with a screen resolution of 800 × 480 pixels. Supports two sim cards. Processor – Spreadtrum SC8830, 768 MB RAM, 8 GB main memory, there is a slot for a memory card. The resolution of the main camera is 5 MP, the resolution of the front camera is unknown, but this is the simplest camera, which at best is enough for talking on Skype.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 123g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC8830
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • The amount of RAM: 768 MB
  • Battery capacity: 1500mAh
  • Camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) SM-J120F / DS

This smartphone is only slightly larger, but more expensive, but it has additional interesting features..

One of the most interesting is the support for 4G networks. Someone will say – they say, who now surprise LTE support? And we completely agree with the question posed, if not for one thing – LTE in most cases is supported by rather expensive smartphones, whose cost is only starting from 10 thousand rubles. And here is an inexpensive device, and even from Samsung.

Traditionally for Samsung, great cameras and a display are used here. Of course, within the cost of a smartphone.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 131g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 3475
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2050 mAh
  • Camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532F

The screen size of this smartphone is already 5 inches, and the screen resolution is 960 × 540 pixels.

Processor – 4-core MediaTek MT6737T, 1.5 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal memory. The resolution of the main camera is 8 MP, there is support for LTE and a memory card.

The battery capacity is 2600 mAh. The smartphone is sold in gray, gold, silver and black..

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 540
  • Weight: 160g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737T
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1.5 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2600 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) SM-J320F / DS

The next in rank (and price) smartphone is Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) SM-J320F / DS. It can be purchased for 10-12 thousand rubles at the time of writing.

The screen diagonal is 5 inches, the screen resolution is 1280 × 720 pixels, the processor is Spreadtrum SC8830, but the amount of RAM is increased to 1.5 GB. The main memory is the same 8 GB, while there is a slot for a memory card.

Camera – 8 MP, battery capacity – 2600 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 138g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC8830
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1.5 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2600 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Smartphone Galaxy A3 (2016) is positioned as a premium smartphone. And although the model is not the newest, it has significantly fallen in price, while it uses quite expensive solutions. What kind?

For example, the casing is made of metal. Another interesting solution is the rather powerful Exynos 7578 processor, although the RAM is not too large – 1.5 GB. But the main memory reaches 16 GB, there is support for memory cards.

The device looks beautiful and expensive, but it costs about not so expensive.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 132g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Exynos 7578
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1.5 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2300 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) SM-J510F / DS

Is it worth considering a smartphone, which costs an average of about 13-15 thousand at the time of writing, budget? It’s up to you, but we’ll add it to the review..

This device is larger, the screen diagonal reaches 5.2 inches, the resolution is HD. The processor is a fairly powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, the RAM capacity is 2 GB, the built-in memory is 16 GB, and there is support for memory cards. A sufficiently powerful battery – at 3100 mAh. Resolution of the main camera – 13 MP.

The color of the case can be chosen at your discretion.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 159g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes