The best smartphones up to 5,000 rubles in 2019: ranking top 10

5000 rubles – is it a lot or a little to buy a smartphone? Let’s put it this way: from a dozen years ago, users could only dream about smartphones for such a price, and today you can buy a good device for this money that will perform all the necessary functions. Moreover, for 5 thousand rubles you can find very interesting offers. Ready? Introducing our Top Rating.

Alcatel 1

Despite the fact that this is a budget device, it received a FullView screen. Of course, it doesn’t occupy the entire front panel, like many much more expensive touch devices, but it’s still impressive – for such a price. By the way, the diagonal of the screen is 5 inches, while Alcatel 1 is extremely compact.

Other advantages include a nice external, removable battery (cover, of course, removable), Android 8.0. Battery capacity – 2000 mAh.

Interestingly, despite the budget, 4G support is declared here.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 134g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 5 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Redmi Go 1 / 8GB

A device based on Android Go firmware, due to which it shows a good speed of the system. True, it’s worthwhile to understand that it’s still about simple applications – with games, for example, problems will surely begin.

Interestingly, the case design turned out to be classic, like the diagonal of the display – 5 inches with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels. The case, of course, is plastic. Simple cameras are installed, but the battery capacity is quite “adults” 3000 mAh.

There is support for LTE.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 137g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 8 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Alcatel 1C 5003D (2019)

Alcatel’s budget solution with a 4.95-inch display. The case is made of plastic, but it looks good.

The processor is not the most powerful Spreadtrum SC7731E, but the amount of memory – 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of ROM. Battery capacity – 2000 mAh.

In stock – memory card slot, as well as support for 4G networks.

  • Dimensions (WxHxT): 65.3 × 136.6 × 9.95 mm
  • Screen diagonal: 4.95 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 148g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC7731E
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 5 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Fly Life Compact 4G

The name Fly Life Compact 4G speaks for itself – a smartphone with 4G support. We did not find any other bright features – this is an inexpensive device with a 5-inch screen.

Chipset – Spreadtrum SC9832, the amount of memory – 1 GB of operational and 8 GB of internal, just like competitors. Camera resolution – 2 MP front and 8 MP rear.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 137g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC9832
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2100 mAh
  • Rear camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

DOOGEE X50

An extremely interesting device from the company DOOGEE, which is already known to many users.

DOOGEE X50 turned out to be stylish – take a look at the image. The dual rear camera gives a special piquancy, which is extremely rare in this class. Yes, it is really double and it’s not a fake: the second module is used to blur the background.

The back cover is removable, like many budget smartphones. Android version is 8.1. The speed of work is quite acceptable.

But what’s not here is 4G support.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 142g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580M
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 5 / 0.3 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

ZTE Blade A520

ZTE Blade A520 looks classic. However, in this case, everything interesting must be sought in the characteristics.

Firstly, it uses a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels. Secondly, the processor MediaTek MT6737 is used, which works in conjunction with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory – these are very good numbers for a budget smartphone. Battery capacity – 2400 mAh.

Another ZTE Blade A520 can please with a nice design and support for 4G.

  • 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: 2400 mAh
  • Rear camera: 8 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

DOOGEE X55

For 5 thousand rubles, if you wish, you can become the owner of the DOOGEE X55, although in some stores this smartphone is slightly more expensive.

The design of the device is made in the style of the latest trends: a back cover made of glass, a vertical camera module (a double module is used). The case here is solid, non-separable. Important feature: there is a fingerprint scanner located on the side.

The diagonal of the display is 5.5 inches, and this is a FullView display. The DOOGEE X55 runs on the basis of the MediaTek MT6580 processor, the amount of RAM is 1 GB, and the built-in memory is 16 GB.

DOOGEE X55 looks much more expensive than its real value.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 640
  • Weight: 182g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2800 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 8/8 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Prestigio Wize Q3

Budget from Prestigio, costing less than 5000 rubles.

The smartphone has a 4.95-inch FullView screen, a nice design of the back cover. There is no 4G support, which, however, is not surprising given the cost.

A 4-core Speadtrum SC7731G processor is used, the memory capacity is 1 GB and 8 GB (operational and built-in). Battery capacity – 2000 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.95 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 137g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Speadtrum SC7731G
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 8 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Digma LINX ATOM 3G

Ultra-budget smartphone from Digma. At the time of writing, the average cost of the device is about 2.5-3 thousand rubles.

Despite the budget, it has everything you need: cameras (rear and front), support for 3G, 4-core processor, Android 8.1, cool case design.

What may not work: a 1200 mAh battery, 512 MB of RAM, a small 4-inch display.

  • Screen diagonal: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 800 × 480
  • Weight: 129g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC7731
  • Memory capacity: 4 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 1200 mAh
  • Rear camera: 2 MP
  • Front camera: 0.3 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

VERTEX Impress Click

VERTEX Impress Click got a modern design, FullView-display with a diagonal of 5 inches.

As you can see, on the back of the case is a dual camera module: a second module is needed for the blur effect of the photo. Front module, of course, single, its resolution – 2 MP.

The characteristics are for the most part similar to competitors: MediaTek MT6580M processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of ROM, a 2000 mAh battery.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 135g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580M
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 5 / 0.3 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

BQ BQ-5508L Next LTE

As the name of the model makes clear, it received support for LTE networks (4G). Although the average cost of the BQ-5508L Next LTE at the time of writing is just over 5 thousand rubles, we recommend overpaying a couple of hundred – at least for the same LTE support.

A frameless design is used, the display diagonal is 5.45 inches. The resolution of the cameras is 5 MP and 8 MP, respectively. With good lighting, the pictures are of decent quality (we take into account the cost of the smartphone).

Processor – MediaTek MT6739, RAM – 1 GB. Battery capacity – 2500 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.45 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 170g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2500mAh
  • Rear camera: 8 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

OUKITEL C9

Inexpensive smartphone from OUKITEL. In addition to low cost, it is interesting primarily for LTE support..

OUKITEL C9 received a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels, a MediaTek MT6580 processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of main memory. Camera resolution – 2 MP and 8 MP, respectively.

In some cases, a fingerprint sensor is declared, but in fact it is not on this model.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 156g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 8 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

BQ BQ-5340 Choice

The new “frameless” from the company BQ. The display diagonal is 5.34 inches, the aspect ratio is standard for such displays – 18: 9.

It is interesting that both cameras, rear and front, have the same resolution – 5 MP.

There is a novelty based on the Spreadtrum SC7731 processor, the memory capacity is 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of ROM. Battery capacity – 2400 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.34 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 151g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Spreadtrum SC7731
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2400 mAh
  • Rear camera: 5 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Fly Power Plus 3

At the time of writing, you can find this smartphone from Fly for 5 thousand rubles. Is it worth it? The smartphone has very interesting characteristics.

So, it uses a large display with a diagonal of 5.45 inches. Two cameras have a resolution of 5 MP and 8 MP (front and rear, respectively). The cameras are good, but, you know, within this price class.

Support for 4G has appeared. Separately, it is worth mentioning a powerful 4000 mAh battery.

Powered by Fly Power Plus 3 based on the MediaTek MT6737 processor, RAM – 1 GB, ROM – 8 GB.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.45 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 480
  • Weight: 177g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 8 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Ark Benefit S504

Budget smartphone from Ark. The cost at the time of writing is about 2.5-3 thousand rubles.

It’s clear that you don’t need to wait for something unimaginable for such money, but in Benefit S504 you will find everything you need, including: a 5-inch screen, attractive appearance, support for 3G and a slot for a memory card, camera.

A dual-core processor is used, the amount of RAM is 512 MB.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 854 × 480
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • CPU: dual core
  • Memory capacity: 4 GB
  • RAM capacity: 512 Mb
  • Battery capacity: 1800 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 2 MP
  • Front camera: 0.3 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

DOOGEE X20L

Although the cost of this smartphone is just over 5,000 rubles, we believe that it costs a small overpayment. Why?

For example, it uses a good 5-inch display with a sufficient resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, a dual rear camera. There is even 4G support and a fingerprint scanner is declared, but it does not seem to be here.

Battery capacity reaches 2580 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 174g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2580 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 5/5 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

BQ BQ-4072 Strike Mini

Inexpensive budget smartphone BQ. Given its cost, do not be surprised at the small 4-inch screen.

The advantages include a metal back cover, which is generally extremely rare in this class. There are several shades pleasant to the eye to choose from. Interestingly, the amount of RAM is not 512 MB, as you might expect, but a whole 1 GB.

What may not suit you is the battery capacity – 1200 mAh.

  • 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
  • Rear camera: 5 MP
  • Front camera: 2 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No