Inexpensive but good smartphones from 4G 2017-2018

In fact, today many smartphones have support for 4G networks (LTE), including inexpensive ones. But which ones are worth choosing and buying? In this review, we will tell you about the most interesting inexpensive smartphones with support for 4G networks. Of course, in our opinion.

Meizu M3 Note 16Gb

Our review opens Meizu M3 Note 16Gb. This is a budget device, if we talk about the cost and not at all budget when it comes to the characteristics.

It uses a 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels, an 8-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor (MT6755), 16 GB of internal memory and 2 GB of RAM. Of course, there is a slot for a memory card. Additional features include LTE support, a fingerprint scanner, and a cool metal case..

Separately, let’s say about the battery – the battery is powerful, its capacity reaches 4100 mAh!

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 163g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P10
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 16Gb

Since Meizu and Xiaomi are one of the main competitors in the market, do not be surprised that they are close in our reviews. The characteristics of these models are similar..

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 16Gb – 5.5-inch smartphone with Full HD resolution, processor – 10-core MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797), the same 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory expandable by a memory card slot.

Android 6.0 is used, there is a 13 MP camera, LTE, fingerprint reader, a beautiful metal case.

The battery capacity is similar – 4100 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 175g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797)
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ASUS ZenFone 3 Max ZC520TL 16Gb

Is the 5.5-inch screen too big for you? Then we advise you to pay attention to the novelty of the 2017 season from ASUS – ZenFone 3 Max ZC520TL 16Gb. This is a 5.2-inch smartphone with a cool metal case, the color of which you can choose to taste. Screen Resolution – HD.

Processor – MediaTek MT6737T, 16 GB of memory (there is a slot for a memory card), 2 GB of RAM. As in previous cases, there is support for LTE, a fingerprint scanner, a good 13 MP camera, Android 6.0, 2 SIM cards. But the capacity of a powerful battery is even higher – 4130 mAh! We dare to assume that there will be no problems with autonomy.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 148g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737T
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4130 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Lenovo Vibe K5

Pleasant 5-inch device from Lenovo.

The screen resolution is 1280 × 720 pixels, the processor is an 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 415, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, there is the possibility of expansion due to a slot for a memory card. Battery capacity – 2750 mAh. Of course, there is 4G support. Camera – 13 MP.

There is no fingerprint scanner, but there are two speakers at the back, as a result of which the sound is much louder than that of conventional smartphones. Case – metal.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 142g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 415
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2750 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Alcatel POP 4 Plus 5056D

Another state employee, but this time from Alcatel.

Screen size – 5.5 inches, resolution – 1280 × 720 pixels. Processor – 4-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210, 1.5 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, there is a slot for a memory card. There is an 8 MP camera, support for LTE, battery capacity – 2500 mAh.

The device is far from the most powerful and sophisticated, but inexpensive, but finding it on sale is not difficult.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 156g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 210
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1.5 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2500mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Redmi 3S 16Gb

Xiaomi and Meizu again! Why? These are one of the most popular budget devices on the market that have a low cost and excellent features..

Unlike smartphones at the beginning of the article, Redmi 3S has a screen with a diagonal of 5 inches, a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels. The processor is an 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory, as well as a slot for a memory card. Powerful battery – 4100 mAh, metal case, good camera – 13 MP.

Important detail – Redmi 3S equipped with a fingerprint scanner.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 144g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu M3s 16Gb

We already wrote above that Meizu and Xiaomi are competitors in the market, and therefore their models are similar. Meizu M3s – a direct competitor to Xiaomi Redmi 3S.

Screen size – 5 inches, resolution – 1280 × 720 pixels, processor – 8-core MediaTek MT6750, 16 main memory and 2 GB of RAM. There is a slot for a memory card.

Camera – 13 MP, there is LTE, fingerprint reader, a beautiful metal case. Battery capacity – 3020 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 138g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6750
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3020 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

DOOGEE X5 Max Pro

Do you want a cheaper device? You can turn your attention to the DOOGEE X5 Max Pro – this is a very budget device, if we talk about its cost, but not at all budgetary when it comes to specifications.

Judge for yourself: the processor is a 4-core MediaTek MT6737, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, there is a slot for a memory card. Powerful battery – 4000 mAh, there is LTE support and even a fingerprint scanner! Agree, a good set for just a few thousand rubles?

  • 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: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) SM-J120F / DS

If you need a smaller device, it makes sense to pay attention to the model Galaxy J1 (2016) SM-J120F / DS from the famous Korean company Samsung. This is a 4.5-inch smartphone with a resolution of 800 × 480. The processor used is Samsung Exynos 3475, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal memory + slot for a memory card. Battery capacity – 2050 mAh.

Samsung traditionally has an excellent screen and camera (5 MP), of course, taking into account the cost of the device. LTE available.

The color of the case can be chosen to taste: black, white, golden.

  • 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