Five Budget Smartphones For Your Instagram Career

In general, there’s no perfect phone, even those 100 dollar phones we love to hate but secretly wish we could afford have a few shortcomings. When it comes to budget smartphones, the imperfections are more noticeable due to the cuts that have to be made in terms of features and specifications.

However, in 2018, it is much easier to find a good phone without needing a sponsor or quick mobile money loans in your life. The biggest feature majority of us yearn for in a phone is a good camera and as much as the words good and budget should not be used in one sentence, just remember that cheap smartphones are getting good and good smartphones are getting cheap.

So here’s a short list of 5 smartphones with a humble price tag on them to help you take your Instagram career to the next level:

Xiaomi Redmi 6A

This phone comes at a mere price of around 9k. Before you dismiss the device based on its brand, this is actually a really good phone, we dare say better than any other at this price range. The camera is also pleasantly good, you wouldn’t expect it to perform the way it does but miracles do happen. Here’s breakdown of the specs:

  • Display: 5.45″
  • Software: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio A22
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage
  • Camera: 13MP Main, 5MP Front
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Extras: Face unlock

Huawei Y5 Prime

Huawei Y5 Prime

The Y5 Prime is a phone which looks way better than it actually costs. Yes, it is made out of plastic but good looks can be achieved with any material. It goes for 10k and despite its low price, the camera is one that pleases more than it misses. Here’s breakdown of the specs:

  • Display: 5.45″
  • Software: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6739
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage
  • Camera: 13MP Main, 5MP Front
  • Battery: 3020mAh
  • Extras: Face unlock, Front-facing single speaker

Tecno Camon CM

Tecno Camon CM

This particular device was Tecno’s first smartphone with an 18:9 aspect ratio display. On top of this, it hails from the Camon line which is known for its good cameras and this remains true for the Camon CM. Set at 15k, this phone will hardly disappoint. Here’s breakdown of the specs:

  • Display: 5.5″
  • Software: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage
  • Camera: 13MP Main, 13MP Front
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Extras: Fingerprint Reader

OPPO A3s

OPPO A3s

The fact that it’s an OPPO device should already tell half the story. Looks like an iPhone, software sucks, but the camera is amazing. It retails for 17k and brings with it all the lovely features that make up OPPO including a notch and dual cameras on the back, because it’s 2018! Here’s breakdown of the specs:

  • Display: 6.2″
  • Software: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Processor: Snapdragon 450
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage
  • Camera: Dual 13MP + 12MP Main, 8MP Front
  • Battery: 4230mAh
  • Extras: Face unlock

Infinix Note 5

Infinix Note 5

This one is hands-down the best on the list. On top of Infinix hardware, the device comes loaded with software directly from Google thanks to that Android One badge that it carries. Nothing about this phone makes you regret spending on it, from the beautiful display to the huge battery and did I mention that the software is amazing? Here’s breakdown of the specs:

  • Display: 6.0″
  • Software: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P23
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage
  • Camera: Dual 12MP Main, 16MP Front
  • Battery: 4500mAh
  • Extras: Fingerprint reader
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