The best smartphones up to 7000-8000 rubles in 2018

It makes no sense to separate smartphones in price categories up to 7000 rubles and up to 8000 rubles, since for the indicated money you will be offered approximately the same devices. That’s why we decided to talk about the devices of these price categories in one article. Just note that the choice of smartphones for this money is large enough, we will consider the most interesting options for purchase. So, our top rating.

Huawei Y5 2017

The number one on our list is the smartphone from Huawei, this is the budget model Y5 2017 model year.

Huawei Y5 2017 received a sleek design, a good quality plastic case, and, interestingly, the back cover is removable, but the battery is not removable, you can’t change it yourself.

Screen size – 5 inches, resolution – 1280 × 720 pixels. The device is powered by a MediaTek MT6737T processor, it has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory + a slot for a memory card.

We note the presence of a good selfie camera (taking into account the cost, of course), as well as a sufficient battery capacity of 3000 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737T
  • 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 Note 5A 2 / 16GB

You can not do without the company Xiaomi, which is one of the leaders among low-cost smartphones. Hot new – Redmi Note 5A. If the 4A model received a 5-inch display, then the 5A has a 5.5-inch display – and that’s great.

Externally, the smartphone looks very neat, although the back cover is plastic. The device is powered by a fairly powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, the memory capacity is 2 GB and 16 GB (RAM and ROM, respectively). Battery capacity – 3080 mAh.

The cameras here are not bad, but no more, but there is no fingerprint scanner – it is on older Xiaomi models.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3080 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu M5c 16GB

A decent budget smartphone from Meizu, which, like Xiaomi, offers a “lot” of the smartphone for little money. What will please the M5c with its owner?

Of course, first of all, with a laconic case design. It is monolithic, it looks great. And, although the back cover is made of plastic, it is easy to confuse it with metal – so good quality plastic.

As for the characteristics of the records, you should not wait: the 4-core MediaTek MT6737 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM, memory cards are supported. The cameras are not bad, the battery is 3000 mAh..

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 135g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Redmi 4X 16GB

Need a fingerprint scanner, metal body and powerful battery? Then look at Redmi 4X. Its cost is just about 8 thousand rubles, although you can find cheaper.

Redmi 4X does have a metal body, but be aware that there are plastic inserts on the back of the top and bottom that are needed for the antennas. The diagonal of the display is 5 inches, the resolution is HD. The smartphone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, the amount of memory is similar to many competitors – 2 GB of operational and 16 GB of internal. Of course, there is support for memory cards (up to 128 GB).

As mentioned above, there is a fingerprint sensor (located on the back), a 4100 mAh battery, a good set of communication modules.

If you need a smartphone with a good battery and camera, this is probably the best choice in this price segment. But you have to consider that cameras are good for shooting only for this class of devices – do not expect miracles.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
  • 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

Motorola Moto C Plus 16GB

Motorola’s new product costs slightly less than its competitors, but this can partly be explained by the presence of only 1 GB of RAM – this may not be enough for some users. On the other hand, the Moto C Plus received a powerful 4000 mAh battery, which, considering not the most powerful platform and HD display resolution, should provide a very decent level of battery life.

The Moto C Plus looks great, it’s immediately clear from the back that it’s Motorola. The processor is MediaTek MT6737, the diagonal of the display is 5 inches, the case is plastic. Camera resolution – 8 MP and 2 MP (rear and front, respectively).

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 162g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532F

Samsung is also present in the class of low-cost smartphones, but with devices simpler than many competitors.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime SM-G532F is an interesting smartphone, but not so good in terms of specifications: it works on the basis of the MediaTek MT6737T processor already known to many, RAM volume is 1.5 GB, ROM is 8 GB. the case is plastic, but pretty, and the design itself is made in the usual Samsung style, so it is recognized unconditionally.

We note a bright and contrasting display, excellent quality of the images for its class, separate slots for a SIM card and a memory card.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 960 × 540
  • Weight: 160g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737T
  • 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

Alcatel A3 XL 9008D

If you like to watch videos or movies on your smartphone, you definitely need a large display and here comes the Alcatel A3 XL 9008D – a gadget with a 6-inch screen! True, the resolution is not the highest – 1280 × 720 pixels, but it should be enough for most users.

A3 XL 9008D is “dressed” in a nice plastic case, the color of which you can choose to your liking, runs on the Android 7.0 operating system. The processor is Mediatek MT8735, the memory capacity is 2 GB of operational and 16 GB of internal memory cards are supported.

There are two cameras, a good battery capacity (3000 mAh) and, which will certainly be important to many, a fingerprint scanner.

  • Screen diagonal: 6 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 159g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Mediatek MT8735
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

LG K8 K350E

LG is represented in our review by the LG K8 K350E smartphone. Apparently, the main emphasis is on the design of the case, which really looks great, even though the back cover is made of plastic. By the way, pay special attention to it – under the camera module you can see the main keys that were moved from the side faces. The front panel also looks great.

As for the specifications, there is nothing special here: a 5-inch display with HD resolution, a MediaTek MT6735 processor, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. Cameras are quite consistent with the device class.

  • 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

Xiaomi Redmi 4A 16GB

An excellent budget from Xiaomi, in which there is nothing superfluous: a nice plastic case, the color of which can be chosen, a 5-inch screen with HD resolution, Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of ROM, a memory card slot, support for 2 SIM cards cards and LTE.

The cameras have high resolution – 13 MP and 5 MP (rear and front, respectively), but shoots at the class level. Fingerprint scanner, of course, no, but the battery capacity is decent – 3120 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 131g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3120 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu M5 16GB

This smartphone is interesting primarily for the diagonal of the display. So, if competitors offer mainly 5-inch screens, then here its diagonal is 5.2 inches. Resolution standard – 1280 × 720 pixels.

The smartphone stands out for its excellent appearance, high quality materials of the case and assembly (plastic case), good oleophobic coating, decent display, the presence of a fingerprint scanner, stable software.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 138g
  • 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 Go ZB690KG 8GB

Perhaps the unique offer from ASUS is a smartphone for those who would like to use both a tablet and a smartphone at the same time. But the thing is that the ZenFone Go ZB690KG received a huge 6.9-inch display! Of course, the dimensions of the device are appropriate, so you can’t just put it in your pocket.

But the smartphone has other advantages and the main one, perhaps, lies in its low cost – only 7-8 thousand rubles. True, you have to get used to not the most outstanding characteristics. So, the huge display received a low resolution of 1024 × 600 pixels, runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, it has 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal. There is a slot for a memory card, a slot for two SIM cards, but there is no 4G support.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.9 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1024 × 600
  • Weight: 270g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3480 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Blackview BV6000s

In the category “Smartphones up to 8000 rubles” you can even become the owner of a protected device. It’s clear that we’ll talk about a Chinese smartphone, but you must admit who it bothers today?

We invite you to get acquainted with the device BV6000s from the company Blackview. The smartphone received a shockproof housing, protection against water and dust, support for two SIM cards and 4G, a MediaTek MT6735 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal.

Separately, we note a powerful battery with a capacity of 4500 mAh, as well as support for the fast charging function. What can confuse? Well, except that the weight is as much as 247 g, however, be aware that this is a normal figure for rugged smartphones with shockproof casing.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 247g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6735
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4500 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

BQ-5037 Strike Power 4G

An interesting device from BQ, although inferior in terms of power to some competitors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, which works together with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. But this smartphone has other advantages.

These include, for example, a pretty metal case (there are plastic inserts), 2.5D glass, support for two SIM cards, 4G, a very capacious 4000 mAh battery, a loud speaker. By the way, the back cover is removed, but the battery cannot be replaced – only in the service center.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 179g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 210
  • Memory capacity: 8 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes