The best smartphones up to 10,000 rubles in 2017

10 thousand rubles is exactly the amount that many users are willing to spend on a new smartphone. And it is very good that this segment is highly developed. For the indicated amount, you can find many interesting smartphones, and some of them have “expensive” solutions. In this review, we will talk about the most interesting devices up to 10 thousand rubles, including in terms of price-quality ratio.

Xiaomi Redmi 4 2GB

What, another Xiaomi? Why not, if the company offers quality products at low cost?

This, if you want, is the younger brother of the Redmi Note model: there is less screen diagonal (5 inches) and resolution (1280 × 720 pixels). The Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime model is also on sale, but it is somewhat more expensive due to Full HD resolution, another processor, more memory, etc..

The rest is a budget and at the same time high-quality solution for those who need a small smartphone. Yes, 5-inch smartphones are considered small today.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 156g
  • 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 M5 32Gb

Cool budget from Meizu. Yes, the case here is plastic, but it looks cool, and it is in the hands perfectly. By the way, the color of the case can be chosen to taste, there are many shades. Nakm like blue and golden.

The screen size is 5.2 inches, more than many competitors. Resolution, of course, 1280 × 720 pixels. The processor may not be the most powerful (MediaTek MT6750), but let’s not forget about the cost. The amount of RAM is 3 GB, but this is already very good.

At the prices. Meizu M5 32Gb can actually be found much lower than 10 thousand rubles, but you must understand that this will be an apparatus from an unofficial party.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 138g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6750
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3070 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

LG K8 K350E

In the category of up to 10 thousand, the device from LG is also “placed”. Yes, it may not be the most powerful smartphone, but LG is on the side: cool build quality, high-quality screen, good speed, the latest version of Android.

The screen is 5-inch, its resolution is 1280 × 720 pixels. Processor – 4-core MediaTek MT6735, 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory, there is a memory card slot.

The camera is 8 MP, the battery capacity is 2125 mAh. Inexpensive, beautiful and high-quality smartphone.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 140g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6735
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2125 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) SM-J320F / DS

If you need a device from a well-known manufacturer, we recommend paying attention to the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016).

The model, let’s say right away, is far from the most powerful, but very interesting. It uses a 5-inch screen with HD resolution. The screen itself, by the way, is excellent, as, however, is always the case with Samsung. Processor – Spreadtrum SC8830, RAM – 1.5 GB, internal – 8 GB. Despite the fact that this is an inexpensive smartphone, there is support for 4G.

On the side of the Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016): excellent screen, good camera, stylish design, well-known brand, good dimensions.

  • 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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 32Gb

Now 5.5-inch smartphones are one of the most popular in the world, so let’s talk a little about them.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 32Gb is just a 5.5-inch smartphone with a metal body. Yes, you heard right – for 10 thousand rubles you can buy a 5.5-inch smartphone with Full HD resolution, a metal case, a fingerprint scanner, LTE support, a 13 MP camera, a powerful 4100 mAh battery, MediaTek Helio processor X20 (MT6797) and 3 GB RAM.

Note the question of cost. The fact is that the device will have to be searched for 10 thousand rubles, since in some stores it costs more than the amount indicated by us. But be sure to seek and be rewarded.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 175g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797)
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu M5 Note 16Gb

Thanks to such companies as Xiaomi and Meizu, we see high-quality and very powerful devices on the market at relatively low prices.

Meizu M5 Note is a direct competitor to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, they are very similar in many ways. So, it uses a 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels, a MediaTek Helio P10 processor (MT6755), 16 GB of internal memory and 3 GB of RAM, a good 4000 mAh battery, a fingerprint scanner, a 13 MP camera, LTE , support for memory cards, etc..

If we talk about which is better – Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 32Gb or Meizu M5 Note 16Gb, we can answer the following: hold both devices in your hands. They are so similar that the difference may seem minimal (if you do not take into account the completely different MIUI and Flyme firmware, as well as the design, of course). So the choice will most likely depend on your taste.

For the specified amount you can find the device from an unofficial delivery.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 175g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ASUS ZenFone Go ZB500KL 16Gb

A relatively simple, but inexpensive mobile device from ASUS.

This is a 5-inch smartphone, the display resolution is 1280 × 720 pixels. Powered by a 4-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, 2 GB of RAM, and the main memory is 16 GB. It can be increased – there is support for memory cards.

There is LTE, the resolution of the rear camera is 13 MP, GPS / GLONASS, the battery capacity is 2600 mAh. A large number of body colors – to choose from.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2600 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Highscreen Power Five Evo

We conclude the review with an unusual Highscreen smartphone that surprises with its battery capacity – as much as 5000 mAh! The thickness of the case, by the way, is small – 9.6 mm. But the color of the back cover can be not only black, but also brown or golden.

The screen is 5-inch, resolution is HD, the processor uses MediaTek MT6753. The memory capacity is 16 GB, which can be increased due to the slot for a memory card. The amount of RAM is 2 GB. The rear camera is 13 MP, there is support for LTE. Highscreen Power Five Evo takes battery life.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 168g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6753
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Huawei Honor 5A

We wanted to add the Huawei Honor 4C model to the review, but it turned out that it costs more than 10 thousand rubles, so the Honor 5A gets into the review.

The model “plays” in the same league as Meizu M3s and Xiaomi Redmi 3S (about them – below). It uses a 5-inch screen with HD-resolution, a pretty body, good cameras, LTE support.

The processor uses MediaTek MT6735P, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal. Of course, there is a slot for a memory card. The battery capacity is not impressive – 2200 mAh (in Honor 4C its capacity reaches 4000 mAh), but the battery itself is removable! Today this is very rare..

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 140g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6735P
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2200 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

UMI Touch

The device captivates primarily with its technical characteristics. See for yourself: a 5.5-inch screen with Full HD resolution, an 8-core MediaTek MT6753 processor, as much as 3 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory (by itself, there is a memory card slot), a powerful 4000 mAh battery, a fingerprint scanner finger support LTE.

True, the reviews are not always so good. So, for example, some users complain about certain points, like build quality or far from the best photos on the way out. However, apparently, this concerns far from all devices, so the option to buy is really interesting.

And one more thing: at the time of writing, the cost of UMI Touch is slightly higher than 10 thousand rubles, but there are shops where the device is even cheaper. Search and be sure to find.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 190g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6753
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes