Budget Local Smartphones in the Philippines under 3k – 2016

Budget Local Smartphones in the Philippines under 3k – 2016

“Good Smartphones for Cheap”

As the competition of international brands for the flagship and midrange smartphones is currently heated, the local brands are also trying to make a splash on the scene given that they also offer decent spec for a lower price.  Most of us really wanted to get the best device that our hard earned money will be able to get. So let us find out what smartphones you can get on a price tag given a budget of P 3000 and below. Check out these best prices on smartphones.

SKK’s CHRONOS ACE PLUS 2GB

Skk’sChronos Ace Plus is the latest version of SKK Chronos Ace. It’s biggest upgrade is seen in the number of ram in which I think is the cheapest local smartphone with 2 GB of ram. Nice right?

Specs:

  • 3GHz quad-core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 5-inch HD IPS display
  • 8GB of internal storage, expandable to 64GB via microSD
  • 13-megapixel rear camera
  • 5-megapixel front facing camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, FM Radio
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 2500mAh battery
  • Php 3,699 (regular price) But you can still get it at 2699.00 pesos

SKK’s CHRONOS BYTE – BIGGER SCREEN ON A SMALLER PRICE – A good affordable smartphone

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SKK’s Chronos byte was introduced at 3599.00 price tag but now made affordable for the masses. Also SKK is very generous when it comes to freebies since you get a free case and screen protector. Awesome.

Specs:

  • 3GHz MT6580 quad-core processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 5-inch HD IPS display, 1280 x 720 resolution
  • 8GB of storage, expandable via microSD
  • 5-megapixel rear camera with flash
  • 2-megapixel front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, OTG
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Price: 2,599

CHERRY MOBILEFLARE J1 CHEAP 5 INCHER – Fastest budget smartphone

One of the cheapest offering of CM if your budget is way bellow 2K. If you needs a 5inch device and not that much of a multitasker then you might want to consider this.

5.0-Inch Capacitive Display (480 x 854 Pixels, 196 ppi)

Specs:

  • Android 5.1 Lollipop OS
  • Spreadtrum SC8830 Chipset
  • 3GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7 CPU
  • Mali-400 MP2 GPU
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 0 Megapixel Main Camera with LED Flash
  • 0 Megapixel Front Camera
  • 4GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 32GB via MicroSD
  • Dual SIM (Regular)
  • 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • A-GPS
  • FM Radio
  • MicroUSB 2.0
  • 5mm Audio Jack
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • 2,000mAh Battery (Non-removable)
  • ₱1,999 (lazada.ph)

CHERRY MOBILE FLARE J1 PLUS UPGRADED WITH MARSHMALLOW

Upgraded brother of the J1.

Specs:

  • Display: 5 Inch FWVGA 854 x 480 resolution at 196 ppi
  • CPU: 1.3 GHz quad core processor
  • GPU: Mali 400
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • ROM: 8 GB expandable via micro SD card slot
  • Back Camera: 8 MP w/ LED flash
  • Selfie Camera: 2 MP
  • Battery: 2,000 mAh
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, A GPS, dual SIM
  • Price: 2,599 Pesos

FIREFLY VISION 5X WIRELESS CHARGING FEATURE

Looking for a cool feature like wireless charging? Check this out. However the wireless charger costs 500 pesos which is sold separately. Nevertheless, you can still get a free Jelly case, tempered glass, 16gb memory card and a free sim.

Specs:

  • Android Lollipop
  • Dual-SIM, Dual Standby
  • 5-inch qHD IPS OGS display, 960 x 540 pixel resolution
  • 3GHz quad-core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • expandable up to 128GB via microSD
  • 8-megapixel rear camera with flash
  • 2-megapixel front camera
  • Wi-Fi, WiFi hotspot
  • Bluetooth
  • 3G, HSPA
  • GPS
  • Wireless charging feature
  • 2780mAh battery
  • Price 2,999

MYPHONE MY81 DIGITAL TV SUPPORT

If your budget falls under 2k, yet needa digital television entertainment device then check this out.

Specs:

  • Display: 4-inch WVGA display
  • Chipset: Spreadtrum SC7731C chip
  • RAM: 512MB
  • Memory: 4GB internal storage, microSD card up to 32GB
  • Main camera: 5MP rear shooter
  • Front camera: 2MP selfie shooter
  • Connectivity: 3G, WiFi n, BT 4.1, GPS
  • OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Battery capacity: 1500mAh battery
  • Ports: microUSB
  • Official price: Php 1,799 price from MyPhone

MYPHONE MY85 5INCH WITH DIGITAL TV

Needs a bigger screen than the younger sibling with the same Digital TV? My85 is for you.

Specs:

  • Display: 5-inch HD display
  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6580A chip
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Memory: 8GB internal storage, microSD up to 32GB
  • Main camera: 13MP rear shooter
  • Front camera: 5MP selfie shooter
  • Connectivity: 3G, WiFi n, BT 4.1, GPS
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Battery capacity: 2500mAh battery
  • Ports: microUSB
  • Release date: May 2016
  • Official price: Php 2,999 price from MyPhone

FIREFLY MOBILE GT200S SONY CAMERA CENTRIC ON A BUDGET – The Best Low Price Smartphone

Looking for a phone that is equipped with good camera? Check this phone with Sony Camera Sensor.

Specs:

  • Display: 5 Inch HD LG IPS 1280 x 720 resolution w/ Dragontrail Glass protection at 294 ppi
  • CPU: 1.3 GHz MediaTek quad core processor
  • GPU: Mali 400
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • ROM: 8 GB expandable via micro SD card slot
  • Back Camera: 13 MP Sony IMX 219PQ sensor w/ BSI and dual LED flash
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP w/ BSI and LED flash
  • Battery: 2,500 mAh Li Pol w/ quick charging
  • OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, HSPA+, Bluetooth, GPS, A GPS, dual SIM
  • Price: 3,499 Pesos (2999.00 at Lazada.ph)

FIREFLY MOBILE VISION 5 LITE METALLIC BUILT BSI CAMERA – Cheap Good Camera Phone

For a metallic built and BSI Camera with bonus tempered glass, this must be a steal.

Specs:

  • Display: 5 Inch IPS screen
  • CPU: 1.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A7 quad core processor
  • GPU: Mali 400
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • ROM: 4 GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 128 GB
  • Back Camera: 8 MP BSI w/ LED flash
  • Selfie Camera: 2 MP BSI
  • Battery: 2,300 mAh removable
  • OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, HSPA+, Bluetooth, dual SIM
  • Sensors: Light, proximity
  • Others: Colors: champagne gold and carbonite grey
  • Price: 1,999.00 at lazada.ph

CHERRY MOBILE FLARE S4 LITE HEXACORE DEVICE

The younger siblings of Flare S4 and hexacore powered offering of CM.

Specs:

  • 5″ HD IPS display
  • 5GHz MediaTek MT6591 hexa-core processor
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 64GB
  • 8mp autofocus rear-facing camera with LED flash
  • 5mp front camera
  • 75G/HSPA+, dual SIM
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS with A-GPS
  • 2,000mAh battery
  • Price: Php2,999 (lazada.ph)

 FLARE S4 MINI BEAUTY FOR LESS

Specs:

  • Lollipop 5.1
  • 2GHz Quad Core
  • 4″ Capacitive Screen
  • 5MP Rear & 2MP Front
  • 4GB ROM (Micro SD up to 32GB)
  • 1200mAh
  • 3g HSPA+
  • Dual SIM
  • Price 1699.00 Pesos

 CLOUDPHONE THRILL HD SPOTIFIED

Spotify Lover? Check this out.

Specs:

  • Display: 5 Inch HD IPS 1280 x 720 resolution at 294 ppi
  • CPU: 1.3 GHz MT6580 quad core processor
  • GPU: Mali 400
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • ROM: 8 GB expandable via micro SD card slot up to 64 GB
  • Rear Camera: 8 MP
  • Selfie Camera: 2 MP
  • Battery: 2,000 mAh
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth, GPS, dual SIM
  • Others: Free Spotify Edition earphones, back cover case
  • Price: 2,999 Pesos

CLOUDPHONE THRILL LITE CHEAP MARSHMALLOW

5incher with marshmallow out of the box with free Spotify headphones.

Specs:

  • Display: 5 Inch FWVGA 854 x 480 resolution
  • CPU: 1.3 GHz MT6580 quad core processor
  • GPU: Mali  400
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • ROM: 8 GB expandable via micro SD card slot up to 64 GB
  • Rear Camera: 5 MP
  • Selfie Camera: VGA
  • Battery: 2,000 mAh
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth, GPS, dual SIM
  • Others: Free Spotify Edition earphones, back cover case
  • Price: 1,999 Pesos

SKK MOBILE AURA HEAD TURNER DESIGN

Looking for an elegant smartphone at a cheaper price? This can be yours.

Specs:

  • 5-inch qHD IPS Display (540 x 960 Pixels, 200 ppi)
  • Android 4.4 Kitkat OS
  • 2GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 0 Megapixel Autofocus Main Camera with LED Flash
  • 0 Megapixel Front Camera
  • 4GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 32GB via MicroSD
  • Dual SIM/Dual Standby
  • 3G HSPA, 2G EDGE and GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Networks
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • FM Radio
  • Micro USB 2.0
  • 5mm Audio Jack
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • 2,800mAh Li-ion Battery
  • ₱2,999.00 Official Price

SKK MOBILE AURA EDGE

Cheaper Aura for the mass

Specs:

  • Android OS, 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • 0″ qHD IPS Display
  • Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • 4GB ROM, 512MB RAM
  • 5MP Rear Camera, 2MP Front Camera
  • Expandable Memory
  • Battery: 2500 mAh
  • Price: 1999 Pesos

Cheap great smartphones!

This is just the starter list. Feel free to comment below others that you think should be included. Other smartphones from last year with cheap price tag is still on the market which can be a good choice to you. What’s nice here is that we have lots of choices depending in our needs and budget. What’s hard is that it is difficult to choose. Every now and then, local brands releases new smartphones.  You can also look at their websites ‘coz there are still lots to check out. Keep posted as we will try to bring the latest tech news here at giztrendzone.

OFFICIAL WEBSITES:

SKK MOBILE: http://www.skkmobile.com.ph/

Cherry Mobile: http://www.cherrymobile.com.ph/

CKK Mobile: http://www.ckkmobile.com/

Cloudphone: http://cloudfonemobile.com/

Starmobile: http://www.starmobile.ph/

Myphone: http://www.myphone.com.ph/

ZHNKMobile: http://www.zhnkmobile.com.ph/

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