It is difficult to choose a device when there are only 5 thousand rubles in your pocket. However, we will help you choose the best option with the best price-quality ratio. Of course, you can't count on smartphones from 2019 and 2020. In addition, we will turn to foreign Internet sites and shops for help, so in some cases it is worth adding another thousand rubles to the price of the phone for delivery through Qwintry.
Essential Phone PH-1 has premium body materials
LG G6 – flagship from Koreans
LG Is the G6 the best for your money?
The phone was unveiled in March 2017. On Avito with free shipping, the refurbished version can be purchased for 5500 rubles, which is pretty good. The phone is equipped with the flagship Snapdragon 821 processor for its time, 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory with support for microSD up to 1 TB, there is a dual camera (13-megapixel with optical stabilization, phase detection autofocus and an aperture of f / 1.8; 13-megapixel f / 2.4 ). The front camera is 5 megapixels.
The battery in the smartphone is 3300 mAh, and the screen has a QHD resolution, a diagonal of 5.7 inches and is made using IPS technology with a pixel density of 564 PPI – one of the best indicators on the market.
In addition, the LG G6 is IP68 water and dust resistant and is also protected by the military MIL-STD-810G standard. Many will appreciate the support for HDR10, great sound thanks to the Quad DAC and the presence of the Always On Display function. In addition, the phone received an official update to Android 9.
For the money, this is just a great option in 2020. On some issues, he will easily surpass modern medium-budget devices costing 10-20 thousand rubles.
Essential Phone PH-1 – From Creator Android
Essential Phone PH-1 cheap flagship
The situation is a little more complicated here. A smartphone can be purchased for 4-7 thousand rubles on Ebay. You still have to spend money on delivery. It will get you about 1-1.5 thousand rubles. But he is worth his money.
First, it is the first cutout bezel-less phone on the market. It was presented in August 2017, equipped with a 5.71-inch FHD-display, 13-megapixel camera, 4 GB RAM, Snapdragon 835 processor, 3040 mAh battery.
Now a few words about some nice features. The phone runs on Android 9, it received 128 GB of internal memory, the body is made of glass, titanium and ceramics.
In terms of appearance and tactile sensations, it can be called the most unusual smartphone of all that I had to get acquainted with over the past few years.
Maxim Andreychuk, author of ITC.ua
Another feature is the camera. In terms of photo quality, the device is not inferior to Pixel 2 and iPhone X:
In addition, the second camera in Essential is monochrome, which will allow you to capture atmospheric black and white images. If you come across a cheap option, definitely take it.
iPhone SE – for lovers of compactness
iPhone SE – budget iPhone from Apple
On Ebay, a supported SE can be purchased for 3-5 thousand rubles. The device was introduced in 2016, but still works on the current version iOS. It offers good performance, a camera, and due to its compactness it can be a great option. We can discuss SE in the chat Apple Insider.
I would also like to recommend buying the Galaxy S7 and Google Pixel. Phones cost about 5-7 thousand rubles, but they are also good options. The S7 is an option for fans of Super AMOLED – Samsung displays and shells, but the Pixel will appeal to fans of Google and lovers of clean Android.
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Many, having the opportunity to purchase expensive phones, are specifically looking for such cheap options. It's a kind of entertainment – to acquire once flagship devices in order to diversify their interaction with technology. In addition, these phones can be good options as additional ones.
What do you think about this? What smartphone for 5 thousand rubles can you recommend to readers? Share your opinion in the comments.