The best 4-inch smartphones of 2018

Apparently, manufacturers are gradually abandoning small displays – this is indicated by a small number of offers. Obviously, the demand for such smartphones is getting smaller, which means manufacturers are not very profitable to produce such devices. However, there are enough 4-inch smartphones on the market, however, one part of them appears in the low price segment, the other in the high.

iPhone SE 32GB

We will start with one of the most popular 4-inch smartphones in the world, namely with iPhone SE. This is a device well known to everyone (the case is similar to the iPhone 5S), which received the “stuffing” from the powerful iPhone 6S, which makes it quite enough for the coming years – the speed of iOS, as usual, is impressive.

The 4-inch display has a resolution of 1136 × 640 pixels, which is very good for such a diagonal. The rear camera received a resolution of 12 MP and shoots perfectly. True, the selfie camera is not so good, and the resolution is not enough by modern standards – 1.2 MP. But the processor is a powerful Apple A9, which works together with 2 GB of RAM. And here there is a 3.5 mm headphone jack – the same one that it was decided to abandon in modern Apple devices.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1136×640
  • Weight: 113g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • CPU: Apple A9
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1624 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini

A simple and at the same time inexpensive model from Samsung for those who do not need much from a smartphone. The 4-inch display received a resolution of 800 × 480 pixels, a rear camera with a resolution of 5 MP (front resolution is small – only 0.3 MP). A smartphone based on the Spreadtrum SC8830 processor works, has 768 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. Battery capacity – 1500 mAh. There is no 4G support.

It is clear that you should not expect something incredible from the device, but the price is corresponding.

  • 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 Mini Prime (2016)

A similar model to the previous one. The cases are almost identical, although there is a slight difference in design, and in addition, the J1 Mini Prime weighs several grams more than the Galaxy J1 Mini. However, the difference is so insignificant that you should not think about it.

What is the difference? For example, a more modern and efficient Spreadtrum SC9830 processor is installed here, and the amount of RAM has grown to 1 GB. In addition, this version of the smartphone received a more modern version of Android – 6.0. And one of the main differences – J1 Mini Prime (2016) has 4G support.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 126g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC9830
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1500mAh
  • Camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ZTE Blade L110

Another representative of budget smartphones – ZTE Blade L110.

The smartphone runs on the processor MediaTek MT6735, it has 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of ROM. Display resolution is quite standard for this category – 800 × 480 pixels.

The smartphone turned out to be quite light – only 110 g. It has two cameras, resolution – 2 MP and 0.3 MP (rear and front, respectively). There is support for two SIM cards, 3G, GPS. And of course, there is a slot for a memory card.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 110g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6735
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1400 mAh
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

BQ-4072 Strike Mini

It is impossible not to talk about the smartphone BQ-4072 Strike Mini. Yes, he also acts in the budget segment, but has a number of very interesting features..

So, this one of the most inexpensive smartphones on the market received a metal back cover, which also has an interesting texture. Let’s pay attention to a wide range of colors, including blue and even pink shades. Another feature – the latest version of Android 7.0.

The rest of the smartphone is similar to its competitors, for example, it runs on the basis of the Spreadtrum SC7731 processor, coupled with 1 GB of RAM.

  • 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
  • Camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

iPhone 5S 16 Gb

Who has not heard about the iPhone 5S 16 Gb – this Apple model is still sold and, interestingly, is in good demand. And no wonder, since this gadget is the cheapest in the Apple model line.

Of course, iPhone SE is more powerful, even if you can not distinguish them at first glance, but SE is much more expensive. And the “five” is not so bad: nimble, small, has a pretty body. However, the memory is only 16 GB, and Apple does not use the memory card slots and is unlikely to be.

The rear camera, even despite the age of the device, allows you to receive excellent shots. The RAM memory is 1 GB. This may not be enough, although iOS still works smartly.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1136×640
  • Weight: 113g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • CPU: Apple A9
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1624 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Digma HIT Q400 3G

One of the most inexpensive devices on the Russian market. Despite the low price, it has all the same characteristics as many competitors. For example, the display resolution is 800 × 480 pixels, two SIM cards are supported, there is a slot for a memory card.

However, the amount of RAM is less – 512 MB, and the amount of internal memory – only 4 GB. Rescues the slot for a memory card. The resolution of the rear camera is 2 MP, the front – 0.3 MP. There is support for 3G. Processor – Spreadtrum SC7731.

The color choice is small, but still it is white or black.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 107g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC7731
  • Memory capacity: 4 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 1400 mAh
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Fly FS408 Stratus 8

New from Fly, which is based on the MediaTek MT6570 processor. True, the amount of RAM is small – 512 MB. But the amount of internal memory is 8 GB, memory cards are supported. And it’s also unusual that the beginner didn’t get a front camera, the resolution of the rear reaches 2 MP.

The 4-inch display received a resolution of 854 × 480 pixels, there is support for two SIM cards, 3G, 1300 mAh battery.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 854 × 480
  • Weight: 109g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6570
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 1300 mAh
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Ginzzu rs71d

Not quite an ordinary 4-inch smartphone. Why? There are several reasons: he received a shockproof case, and is also protected from water and dust (according to some sources, according to the IP68 standard, that is, to the maximum). Therefore, do not be surprised that the device weighs 168 g.

Ginzzu RS71D runs on the basis of the MediaTek MT6735M processor, it has 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. The manufacturer did not forget about the memory card slot. Battery capacity – 2800 mAh, there is support for two SIM cards and 4G. Camera resolution – 8 MP and 2 MP (rear and front, respectively).

The model is more expensive than many 4-inch devices, but it is understandable – they have no protection.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 168g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6735M
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2800 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Alcatel Pixi 4 4034D

Budget smartphone from Alcatel. I got a rear camera with a resolution of 3.2 MP (allows you to record videos), front camera – with a resolution of 2 MP. Standard display resolution – 800 × 480 pixels.

The processor uses MediaTek MT6580M, the amount of RAM – 512 MB, built-in – 4 GB, there is a slot for memory cards. Battery capacity – 1500 mAh.

There are two SIM cards, there is support for 3G.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 125g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580M
  • Memory capacity: 4 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 1500mAh
  • Camera: 3.2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No