Very often in the news from the world Android flagships are mentioned. Some kind of novelty comes out and away we go. Everyone is discussing whether it is expensive to pay 1000+ dollars for a phone. It's like with sports cars. Everyone is interested in how many hundreds of horsepower they have, but how often they are bought to move around the city. In fact, the most popular category of smartphones in the world are those that are not expensive. It is not clear why inexpensive devices are bypassed, because among them there are also plenty to choose from. This time, let's remember inexpensive Chinese devices from the category under one hundred dollars. They are widely represented, but we will only consider the best of them.
For a hundred dollars, you can buy a lot, even a smartphone.
Inexpensive Chinese smartphones
It should be noted right away that the devices in question may have slight deviations in cost. For example, they can cost a little more than a hundred dollars in terms of rubles. This largely applies to those smartphones that are officially sold in Russia. To make them cheaper, they can be ordered from Chinese stores with delivery. In this case, the price will have to meet the established minimum.
Realme C3 is a decent budget phone
In our telegram chat and just on the Internet, I often met the opinion that exactly Realme is the most worthy inexpensive phone. Especially if we consider its characteristics against the background of its price.
The entry-level phone of the Oppo sub-brand has very decent specs and a low price tag. These include the fairly powerful processor MediaTek Helio G70, as well as 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD).
In terms of photography, the Realme C3 comes with two main cameras. This is not often seen in entry-level devices. The camera specifications include a 12MP main camera combined with a 2MP secondary camera that is used to add bokeh effect. The front camera will be 5 megapixels.
What else catches your eye is the huge 6.5-inch HD + display. The smartphone's battery is also large and has a capacity of 5,000 mAh. The device operates under the control of a proprietary shell built on Android 10.
Redmi 9A – budget phone from Xiaomi
If you are a fan of MIUI or a brand Xiaomi, the latest Redmi 9A is a smartphone you should love. Especially considering its price. The device Redmi features a large 6.53-inch HD + display and a MediaTek Helio G25 processor along with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage (expandable with microSD).
The main camera of the smartphone is one, and its resolution is 13 megapixels. The front camera is installed at 5 megapixels. The smartphone also has a large 5000 mAh battery. It works, of course, under control MIUI 11 based on Android 10.
As a nice touch, the Redmi 9A is equipped with Bluetooth 5.0, but it also has a headphone jack.
Huawei Honor Play 3e – inexpensive Huawei
For fans Huawei, we also found a smartphone on our list. This is the affordable model Honor Play 3e. The sub-brand smartphone Huawei is equipped with a compact 5.71-inch display and a processor MediaTek Helio P22. In addition to this, 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD) are given.
Photos taken with a smartphone camera are of a fairly high quality. The main camera has a resolution of 13 megapixels with an aperture of f / 1.8, and the front camera is 5 megapixels.
Huawei Honor Play 3e
The modest battery of the device, which has a capacity of only 3020 mAh, cannot but draw attention to itself, but with such a body size it would be difficult to count on more. On the other hand, the display will not be as power hungry.
Works Huawei Honor Play 3e running proprietary EMUI, which, unlike the previous versions, is built on Android 9. At least it will be out of the box.
Ulefone Note 9P – what is Ulefone
In fact, you can really often come across the fact that people ask about this brand and are interested in it. It is not as promoted as Huawei and Xiaomi, but it also has several good models in its lineup.
The latest Ulefone Note 9P is one of the most versatile devices out there in this article. For its price, you immediately get a triple camera with a resolution of 16 Mp + 5 Mp + 2 Mp (depth sensor). Even the camera in the notch on the front boasts an 8MP resolution, which is more than previous models.
Ulefone Note 9P
The Note 9P is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 processor. It already has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded via microSD.
Other specs include a 6.52-inch HD + display, a standard Android 10 OS out of the box, a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, Wi-Fi 5 and a 4,500mAh battery.
Ulefone Armor X7 Pro – an inexpensive rugged phone
In the end, it is worth talking about a protected phone, because many people need just such a device with which they can go fishing and drop it on stones. There's the recently released Ulefone Armor X7 Pro for that. The smartphone is certified IP68 / IP69K / MIL-STD-810G for waterproof, dustproof and shockproof. I did not check the indestructibility of this phone, but judging by the numbers and certificates, it is immortal.
Ulefone Armor X7 Pro
The Armor X7 Pro is powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 chip, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage (expandable). The whole thing is powered by a 4000mAh battery that provides 430 hours of standby time and 780 minutes of talk time. It also has a compact 5.0-inch HD screen with 720 x 1280 pixels and a 5-megapixel selfie camera above it.
Finally, it has a 13MP rear camera to take photos in the wild. A fingerprint sensor is located just below it. The phone even has NFC for electronic payments and much more, including Bluetooth 5.