The best smartphones up to 12,000 rubles in 2018

As we already wrote, today for 10 thousand rubles you can become the owner of a cool smartphone, which will have almost all the functions necessary for the user. And if you add a couple of thousand rubles, you can get an even more cool device. In this review – the most-most smartphones worth up to 12 thousand rubles.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X 3 / 32GB

Let’s start with one of the most interesting offers among the 5.5-inch devices on the market – this is Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X.

The smartphone received a metal case (its shade can be chosen upon purchase), a high-quality matrix with Full HD resolution, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM. There is a slot for a memory card, a powerful battery with a capacity of 4100 mAh and, which is probably important for many users, a fingerprint scanner, which is located on the back cover.

The cameras are not bad, but nothing more. However, in this segment you should not expect photos of the flagship level.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 175g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu M6 Note 16GB

Beginner from Meizu, which has already appeared on sale. This Note series is distinguished by its low cost, coupled with the presence of quite expensive options and functions. For example, this smartphone received a quick charge function, which is still rare in this class.

In addition, the latest M6 Note has a dual rear camera, a cool monolithic metal body, as well as a fingerprint scanner that is built into the Home button (usually located on the back cover).

In terms of characteristics, the M6 ​​Note is similar to its competitors: the 5.5-inch display has Full HD resolution, the processor is Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, 3 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory, and a 4000 mAh battery.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 173g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 12/5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Huawei Nova Lite 2017

The budget device from Huawei – one of the world leader in the production of smartphones. As you can see, the novelty received a case whose design echoes the devices of other companies, and there is nothing wrong with that, because it looks great. The back is metal, but there are plastic inserts on the top and bottom.

This 5-inch smartphone based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor works, it has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. Some competitors are more powerful, but Nova Lite 2017 received a fingerprint scanner, a slot for a memory card, Android 7.0.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 145g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • 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

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max ZC520KL 16Gb

New from ASUS, the main feature of which is the camera. We will tell you more about them..

So, the rear camera is double, and the viewing angle is very wide – as much as 120 degrees, so the camera is optimal for shooting landscapes or group photos. Phase autofocus triggers in just 0.03 seconds.

The front camera with a wide viewing angle is not far behind. She also got a soft-light LED flash for a perfect selfie..

The specifications are as follows: 5.2-inch display with HD resolution, Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM. There is a quick charge function, and the battery capacity is as much as 4100 mAh. The device can be called a smartphone with a good battery and camera.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 156g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • 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

Nokia 5

Nokia 5 – the device, though not the most powerful, but very interesting for its money.

The first is Nokia, the same legendary brand that once was one of the industry leaders. The second is a cool monolithic case made of aluminum in various color shades. Thirdly, a good combination of characteristics: a good platform, cameras worthy of this class, a high level of autonomy, the presence of a fingerprint scanner, good sound. What is not a reason to purchase?

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Redmi 4X 32GB

5-inch budget from Xiaomi. Despite its small size and low cost, Redmi 4X will be able to please its owner. With what?

Of course, first of all with a metal case. Next – the presence of a fingerprint scanner on an inexpensive device. However, given that a couple of years ago, fingerprint sensors could only be seen on flagship smartphones, and today on budget models, it is obvious that in a year or two they will even be equipped with the cheapest smartphones on the market.

However, we were distracted. The 5-inch display received HD resolution. The smartphone runs on the basis of an 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, coupled with 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory. Of course, there is support for memory cards, there’s nothing to talk about 4G – all of this is here. It is also worth noting a powerful 4100 mAh battery and good cameras.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu M6 16GB

New budget from Meizu. The device replaced the M5 model.

What’s new? First of all, the case design has changed: now two glossy strips have appeared on the case. As a result, the smartphone looks completely different. Interestingly, the case remained plastic, although in appearance it is exactly the metal.

The 5.2-inch display has not undergone significant changes, although, according to assurances, it has become brighter, has better color reproduction and viewing angles. Resolution is the same – HD.

The cameras have improved, they are not bad, but, again, consider the class of the device. The M6 ​​runs on the basis of the MediaTek MT6750 processor, it has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 143g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6750
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3070 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser ZC551KL 32GB

ASUS smartphone for those who like to take photos. Why? The main feature of this model is the presence of an instant laser focusing system that works in 0.03 seconds. It is very fast, and the camera itself does not fail..

The smartphone itself turned out to be pretty, it has a metal case, 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of ROM, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, a 5.5-inch display with Full HD resolution. There is a fingerprint scanner, and it is multifunctional – with gestures you can, for example, launch applications.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

Need a Samsung? Among low-cost devices, Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) can be noted. Why is he good?

First of all, by the design of its case: it looks really cool, and the back cover is made of metal, although there are plastic inserts on the case.

The display is quite standard, its diagonal is 5 inches, resolution is HD. A smartphone based on the Exynos 7570 processor works, it has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM. The bundle is not the most powerful, but the cost of the device is corresponding.

Unfortunately, there is no fingerprint scanner.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 142g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Exynos 7570
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2400 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Sony Xperia XA

It may not be the newest device, but it’s still interesting, and also pretty cheaper. And also it is Sony – in Russia they love this brand. What does the XA model offer??

First of all, a frameless case. Of course, there are side frames, but they are so thin that they made the smartphone narrow – its width leaves only 66.8 mm, which is an excellent result. The second is a great case design. And even though the back cover is made of plastic, the device looks cool.

Sony Xperia XA is powered by the MediaTek Helio P10 processor (MT6755), along with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. Yes, the result may not be impressive, but there is enough power. Unfortunately, there is no fingerprint scanner in this model..

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 139g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2300 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

LG K10 (2017) M250

The K10 (2017) M250 smartphone has several interesting features that you simply must know about.

The first one. The unusual diagonal display is 5.3 inches, while its resolution is 1280 × 720 pixels.

The second one. Wide-angle 5-megapixel front camera. The rear, by the way, is not bad and allows you to get photos of decent quality.

The third. Collapsible housing, which means the ability to replace the battery.

Processor – MediaTek MT6750, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, there is a slot for a memory card, a battery capacity of 2800 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.3 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 138g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6750
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2800 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ASUS ZenFone 3 Max ZC520TL 16GB

Solid smartphone from ASUS. the model is no longer new, but still interesting in terms of purchase. In terms of characteristics, it is similar to many competitors, but differs primarily in its own convenient shell.

ZenFone 3 Max ZC520TL received a metal case (plastic inserts for antennas are present), a 5.2-inch display with HD resolution, a MediaTek MT6737T processor, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of ROM, a capacious 4130 mAh battery. A fingerprint scanner is clearly visible on the back cover..

  • 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

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