The best smartphones up to 40,000 rubles in 2018

40 thousand rubles – the amount is quite significant and you can buy a very good smartphone for it, often even the flagship device from Samsung or Apple. We have prepared for you a list of the most interesting touch devices in this price category..

iPhone 7 32GB

Apple has already managed to introduce a new iPhone 8 and even iPhone X, however, the seventh version of the smartphone hasn’t gone anywhere, it has become much cheaper and can be purchased for the same 40,000 rubles if desired.

The smartphone received a 4.7-inch display with a resolution of 1334 × 750 pixels, an Apple A10 Fusion processor, 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory. The specs are not impressive, but the speed of this iPhone will leave far behind most Android smartphones – thanks to Apple’s optimization.

It can be noted cool cameras (some of the best on the market), protection against water and dust, the absence of a 3.5 mm Minijack headphone jack.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1334 × 750
  • Weight: 138g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: Apple A10 Fusion
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1960 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has also fallen in price, although for the indicated amount you will get the device from an unofficial party.

The smartphone is gorgeous and practically has no analogues in the market, given the huge curved screen (5.8 inches), which we managed to fit into a small case. By the way, you can notice that the mechanical Home key has disappeared from the front of the case – it is now touch-sensitive, and the fingerprint scanner is located on the back cover. However, you can use the iris scanner available here..

Interestingly, the rear camera is single, but it shoots great.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.8 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2960 × 1440
  • Weight: 155g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 8895
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

LG G6 64GB

The flagship from LG, which costs significantly less than the specified 40 thousand and this cannot but rejoice.

The user gets a very powerful device based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor and 4 GB of RAM, a frameless case (the display occupies most of the front panel and its diagonal reaches 5.7 inches with a resolution of 2880 × 1440 pixels), an excellent dual rear camera, a stylish case glass and metal, waterproof, Always on Display, Dolby Vision technology and much more.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2880 × 1440
  • Weight: 163g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3300 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

In the official retail Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact costs just 40 thousand, in unofficial stores cheaper.

This smartphone is primarily interesting for its combination of small dimensions (the display diagonal is only 4.6 inches) and a very powerful platform based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor (4 GB of RAM).

The smartphone will delight its owner with a very high-quality case, excellent display, good sound in headphones, decent cameras, a good level of battery life.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.6 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 143g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2700 mAh
  • Camera: 19 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

OnePlus 5T 64GB

An interesting novelty from OnePlus – the company decided to show an updated version of model 5, and the changes are very significant.

So, here a completely new screen is used, the diagonal of which has grown from 5.5 to 6.01 inches – it occupies most of the front panel, now it is a full-screen smartphone.

The second important innovation is Face Unlock, an unlocking function using user identification by face, an analogue of the Face ID system that is used in the iPhone X.

Also, the cameras were updated, although they had shot excellently before..

  • Screen diagonal: 6 inches
  • Resolution: 2160×1080
  • Weight: 162g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3300 mAh
  • Main camera: dual 16/20 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

Formally, the Pro 7 Plus costs significantly lower than the amount agreed by us, especially if we talk about unofficial retail. At the same time, the smartphone itself turned out to be unusual.

This is the most unusual thing you can see on the back of the case – we are talking about an additional screen with a diagonal of 1.9 inches. The peculiarity is that you can display the image from the dual rear camera on it and take selfies.

And for everything else, there is complete order. By the way, the processor uses the 10-core MediaTek Helio X30.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2560 × 1440
  • Weight: 170g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio X30
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3500 mAh
  • Camera: 12/12 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Nokia 8 Dual sim

Nokia’s flagship device with a stylish aluminum casing and a 5.3-inch display.

The smartphone runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, coupled with 4 GB of RAM. He received a dual rear camera, and with several microphones that can focus on the selected object and thereby reduce extraneous sounds. By the way, on the peephole of the dual camera you can see the inscription Zeiss.

There is a quick charge function, as well as water resistance (IP54).

  • Screen diagonal: 5.3 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2560 × 1440
  • Weight: 160g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3090 mAh
  • Camera: 13/13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Honor 9 6 / 128GB

Flagship device from Honor. First of all, it’s interesting because of its low cost, when compared to the flagships of other companies.

Honor 9 surprises with its cool appearance, literally striking, an excellent 5.15-inch display, a powerful platform based on the HiSilicon Kirin 960 processor and 6 GB of RAM, a good level of autonomy, decent cameras, the presence of all kinds of chips like USB Type-C or fingerprint sensor.

  • Screen Size: 5.15 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 155g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 960
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3200 mAh
  • Camera: 20/12 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB

As expected, the Galaxy S7 Edge will be sold for a long time even after the release of a new generation model. And this is great, because the smartphone decently fell in price, but it still remains an excellent flagship with a cool design, curved glass, a powerful platform, one of the best cameras on the smartphone market, protection against water and dust, Always On Display, etc..

In short, if you want to save on the flagship, think about the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2560 × 1440
  • Weight: 157g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 8890
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3600 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

iPhone SE 128GB

Need a very small smartphone, but powerful? Pay attention to the iPhone SE, whose screen size is only 4 inches, like the iPhone 5. However, it has the same case, however, the “filling” is almost completely borrowed from the iPhone 6S, which means that this smartphone will leave behind in terms of speed most others.

Of the minuses, one can note a simple front camera, although the rear order is complete. The amount of internal memory in the current version is 128 GB, so there should be no problems with the absence of a slot for a memory card.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1136×640
  • Weight: 113g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • CPU: Apple A9
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1624 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes