Top 5 best budget smartphones of 2017
In the budget segment of the smartphone market lists thousands of devices, among which is not uncommon as outright junk, and very decent in terms of quality and performance gadgets. Experts online-shop Brain has made a rating of 5 low-cost smartphones that are worth paying attention to.
Xiaomi Redmi 4x
Redmi 4X — powerful and efficient unit with a 5-inch 2.5 D screen which resembles the functionality of top-end smartphones. It is equipped with 13-megapixel camera, a fingerprint scanner, an infrared port for direct control home appliances, light sensor to automatically adjust backlight levels and a powerful lithium-polymer battery 4100 mAh battery, providing 87 hours of battery life in listening mode music and 36 hours in the talk mode.
Xiaomi Redmi 4x is powered by a efficient 8-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 running Android 7.0 Nougat and, depending on modification, has 2 GB or 3 GB of RAM. This filling enables it to easily cope with even demanding games and applications. Redmi 4x can work with memory cards up to 256 GB.
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Galaxy J3 2017 superficially similar to the apparatus A-line 2016. Thanks to the thin side faces, luxurious Super AMOLED display with 2.5 D edges and minimalistic design of the metal cap it looks more expensive than its price.
13-megapixel main camera features high aperture (f/1.9), which allows to get vivid and bright pictures, even in low light. The front camera has its own flash — this nuance will appeal to selfie lovers.
As the platform uses the chip of its own design Samsung Exynos 7570 (4 cores; 1.4 GHz) and a graphics accelerator ARM Mali-T720. RAM — 2 GB, internal memory of 32 GB. Galaxy J3 2017 got separate (not combined with space for microSD) slots for two SIM-cards.
Huawei Y5 2017 Dual Sim
Updated Huawei Y5 2017 — one of the most popular employees to brain.com.ua. It is a compact 5-inch smartphone with a perfect balance of price and quality. Thanks to the original corrugated surface covers it nicely in the hand and does not slip during operation. Minimalist design will be appreciated by aesthetes.
The “heart” Y5 2017 became a 4-core chipset Mediatek MT6737T and graphics ARM Mali-T720 MP2, complemented by 2 GB of RAM. Records of performance from this device is not worth waiting, but with simple tasks (apps, watching videos, surfing the web), he manages to “excellent.” Interface device very smooth, comfortable and functional Android OS 6.0 instantly responds to your actions.
The main 8-megapixel camera has an autofocus system, whereby the pictures always come out clear and detailed. 5-megapixel frontalka suitable for making video calls and for an interesting selfie.
The Lenovo Vibe P1 Pro
Large 5.5-inch display Lenovo Vibe P1 Pro is perfect for work and play. It has a resolution of Full HD, which provides high density and picture clarity (401 ppi). The display matrix is protected from damage by tempered glass Gorilla glass.
Inside P1 Pro all in order: 8-core chip Snapdragon 615, Adreno 405 graphics card and a whopping 3 GB of RAM get rid of performance issues, and the fingerprint scanner will unlock the screen with a single touch. The main feature of the device became the most powerful battery for 5 000 mAh technology to support quick charge.
Additionally it is worth noting the presence of the Vibe P1 Pro USB-host for direct connection to external devices and NFC chip through which the gadget can be used as a credit card.
Sigma X-treme PQ17
Sigma X-treme PQ17 has no supernatural characteristics (4-inch, only 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB built-in memory), but highlighted the extreme level of protection from damage. The combination of rubber, metal, plastic and toughened glass it can easily withstand falling from 2 meters height onto a hard surface. And compliance with the IP68 protection class allows it to be in the water at 3-meter depth for up to 1 hour.
Despite the massiveness of the design, Sigma X-treme PQ17 stands out bright and eye-catching design. The gadget is equipped with led flashlight, by pressing emergency call, radio, slots for 2 SIM cards and two cameras. In standby mode it can work up to 20 days.