A good smartphone with a good set of technical characteristics is not necessarily a flagship at an exorbitant price. If you wish, you can find budget models with excellent functionality.
It is quite possible to buy an inexpensive smartphone for games. When choosing, you should pay attention to the following characteristics.
And, of course, you should pay attention to the battery capacity - the indicator should be at least 3000 mAh.
More than a budget gadget with excellent technical characteristics. A bezel-less screen (conditionally, since there is still an almost centimeter bezel at the bottom of the screen) with a teardrop-shaped cutout for the camera. By the way, many smartphones of 2019 came out in this design. Internal memory - 32 GB, tray for 2 SIM cards and microSD. There is a headphone jack.
Display - IPS, 6.9 inches, with a resolution of 1560 × 720 provides a clear image even in bright sunlight.
The camera specs are mediocre, but not surprising given the price. The sound is good, the speakers are located at the bottom, which is not very convenient.
The powerful quad-core processor handles even the most demanding games. The 3020 mAh battery will withstand up to 8 hours of work in active gaming mode.
All in all, a decent gadget for gaming with average specs for a great price.
Price - 9000 rubles.
Can be called a leader in performance. Simple teardrop design, narrow all-round bezel. The body is made of plastic, the assembly is neat, without backlash. The only drawback is that it actively collects dust and fingerprints.
The gadget is equipped with 3 cameras: the front one is 12 megapixels, the main unit consists of 2 sensors of 13 and 2 megapixels. The photo quality is not bad, the video is average, since there is no image stabilization function.
The 6.2-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1520 × 720 pixels provides a clear, bright picture, plus realistic color reproduction. The display is protected by scratch-resistant 3rd generation Gorilla Glass so you can play without holding back your emotions.
The processor is responsible for the performance - eight-core MediaTek Helio P70 with built-in AI algorithms (artificial intelligence), the amount of RAM is 4 GB. Capacious 4230 battery - up to 15 hours of operation without recharging
Unlock - standard rear fingerprint sensor and face recognition function. The latter, by the way, works at a truly flagship speed.
If you want an inexpensive and functional gadget, Realme 3 is worth taking a closer look at. A nimble processor, large memory and, most importantly, support for Android 9.0 OS.
Simple, laconic design, slim body, high-quality assembly. Large display with IPS-matrix, diagonal - 6.3 inches. The color is bright, but in the sun it is almost impossible to see anything on the screen.
The iSilicon Kirin 970 processor shows (previously only used in flagship smartphones) excellent results both in games and in the interface, even at high settings. The case heats up slightly during play.
The main camera consists of 2 modules of 16 and 2 megapixels, the front one - 16 megapixels. The photos are good, but only with sufficient lighting. It won't be possible to get clear, detailed images in the dark.
The battery with a capacity of 3750 mAh will last 2 days without recharging, in game mode one charge will last for 7-8 hours.
Price - 11,990 rubles.
Near Field Communication (NFC) technology is a short-range, wireless, high-frequency communication (up to an average of 10 cm) used for contactless data exchange. For example, between a cash register and a smartphone when paying for goods and services.
Plastic case, ergonomic design, 6.4-inch display with FHD + resolution. Stays bright when used in the sun.
A good camera, except for the wide-angle module - photos are blurry, the outlines of objects "float".
Unlock sensors work quickly, face recognition technology is two-dimensional, so the gadget does not support Face ID verification. Although Samsung Pay itself is supported, you need to enter a PIN to verify payment.
The battery life is up to 2 days in a moderate operating mode (half an hour of playing, a few photos and a couple of hours of listening to music), in the game mode - about 8 hours.
Price - 11,990 rubles.
A plastic case with a printed image resembling crystals. Visually and tactilely it resembles glass. Glossy, plays beautifully in the sun, but actively collects fingerprints. The kit includes a protective case.
6.3-inch screen with IPS technology, Gorilla Glass 3+ and Full HD + support. The brightness is average, there are few options for setting. Good viewing angle and color reproduction without any obvious distortion.
The main camera consists of 4 modules: 12-megapixel and 8-megapixel wide-angle, the remaining 2 sensors for 2 megapixels are for macro photography and depth. There is no optical zoom. The 13-megapixel selfie camera delivers excellent images with high detail and contrast. The amount of RAM is 4 GB, and a slot for two Nano-SIM and microSD memory card.
Price - 11,990 rubles.
Positioned as the most affordable Huawei device. The design of the case resembles premium flagships - a glossy mirror surface with an interesting color gradient. Since the price is low, the back cover is made of plastic.
Display frameless, diagonal 6.21 inches, matrix technology - TFT-LCD IPS. The image on the screen is bright, contrasting, with adequate color rendition.
The smartphone is equipped with a 12 megapixel front camera, the main module consists of 2 sensors of 12 and 2 megapixels. The quality of the photo is good, even in low light conditions. There is a night shooting mode.
Processor - HiSilicon Kirin 710, memory - 3/32 GB, OS - Android 9 (EMUI 9.0.1).
Price - 9500 rubles.
The incomprehensible abbreviation 4G and LTE mean, in fact, the same thing. There is not much difference from a technical point of view between these concepts. LTE is a technology in which the maximum data transfer rate reaches 100 Mbit / s, and 4G means that the smartphone supports the fourth generation cellular communication standards.
Attractive design, slim body. The gradient with barely noticeable shading on the rear panel looks expensive and more resembles, if not a flagship smartphone, then a gadget from the middle price segment.
A large 6.39-inch display with patented Halo FullView technology and a thin bezel around the edge ensures accurate color. They are pale in the bright sun, and the low resolution of 1544x720 pixels can blur the impression of watching a video.
Dual cameras on the rear with 13 and 2 megapixels, front - 8 megapixels. Despite the modest characteristics, they produce good pictures with good detail and color reproduction. But only in daylight. There is an optical zoom with 4x zoom, but when used, the image is blurry.
Battery life - up to 2 days in normal use (calls, social networks). Battery capacity - 5000 mAh, processor - Snapdragon 439, memory - 3/32 GB
Price - 10,000 rubles.
Unpretentious design in a matte plastic case, does not get dirty, does not overwrite. It is sold in black and turquoise and violet colors, unusual for this segment.
The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a diagonal of 6.4 inches, but due to the rounded edges, the figure is reduced by 0.1, the technology is TFT. The image is bright, but the color spectrum is limited. The display is readable in the sun, you can view the message, work or try to pass the time playing games - no.
The main camera specifications are a 2 megapixel depth sensor, a 13 megapixel camera and a 5 megapixel width. Front - 8 megapixels without autofocus.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset delivers fast performance and responsiveness. Memory capacity - 3/32 GB, expandable up to 512 GB.
Battery capacity - 5000 mAh, fast charging function.
Price - 10999 rubles.
The smartphone comes without pre-installed Google services, as an alternative for downloading updates and applications is offered by Huawei App Gallery.
The design is standard, somewhat reminiscent of the Apple iPhone 11 Pro.Rounded corners, camera cutout at the top of the display, fingerprint sensor. Back cover with square module and brand logo.
Display IPS, with a diagonal of 6.4 inches. Functions - automatic brightness adjustment, blue filter, the ability to select the reading mode. Contrast is average, when watching a video the battery runs out quickly.
The camera shoots perfectly, even in low light. With video, the situation is worse - there is no support for 4K resolution and built-in stabilization. Without an additional tripod, the picture "shakes".
Processor - HiSilicon Kirin 810, memory 6/128 GB, battery - 4000 mAh, fast charging.
Price - 11,490 rubles.
A phone with 2 SIM cards is convenient. Firstly, you can save on calls by installing a favorable tariff plan for each number, and secondly, divide calls into work and personal.
When choosing, it is worth choosing models with a dedicated microSD slot.
Hybrid - provide for either the installation of two SIM cards, or one SIM and a memory card.
Ergonomic case design, on the back there is a fingerprint scanner with the brand logo. The back cover material is scratch-resistant plastic, the front panel is made of glass.
The screen is small, diagonal - only 5.7 inches with support for HD + resolution. Technology - IPS.
High resolution images are scaled automatically.
The camera on the rear panel is 12 megapixels with an LED flash, the front camera is 5 megapixels, which gives average quality pictures with blurred outlines, only suitable for casual photos.
5000mAh battery, separate microSD slot
Price - 9800 rubles.
A good phone with average performance, a large, bright display and an unusual design.
Quite good camera characteristics - front 8 megapixel with built-in intelligent image correction, a module on the back of 3 cameras 12 megapixels, plus bokeh effect and Dazzle Color color processing mode.
The battery will last for 14 hours of watching videos or 7 hours of playing. The battery capacity is 4230 mAh. Memory - 4/64 GB. Processor - MediaTek Helio P35.
Triple slot, you don't have to choose between a SIM card and a memory card.
Price - 11,990 rubles.
When compiling the rating, technical characteristics, price-quality ratio, availability of special functions and reviews of gadgets of real users were taken into account.