Top 5 Filipino Android Smartphones Under 3000 Pesos in 2018

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Most Filipinos wants an Android smartphones that is affordable and have decent specs and features. Filipino local brand smartphones like Cherry Mobile, StarMobile, Cloudfone and MyPhone gives Android smartphones users what they really want. There are lot of budget local made smartphones in the Philippines today.

pinoy local made smartphones under 3000 pesos

The question is that, what gadget or accessory can you buy with just PHP 3,000 these days? A good pair of earphones? A basic feature-phone with alpha-numeric keyboard? A splash-proof Bluetooth speaker? Well, did you that PHP 3,000 or around is good enough to buy you an entry-level Android smartphone with decent features? It's true.

In fact, here are the top five recommended models - from Proudly Filipino handset brands - which are priced below that amount:


1. Cherry Mobile Desire R8 Lite(Price: PHP 2,999) 
I like this model because of its fairly large high-definition screen, big battery pack, and 5MP front cam with Soft LED flash that lets you snap selfies even if there's little ambient light. I think it's a pretty well-rounded device given its price.

Cherry Mobile Desire R8 Lite price and specs

Full Specs:
  • 5.2-inch 1,280 x 720 pixels HD IPS Display 
  • 8 MegaPixel Back Camera with LED Flash 
  • 5 MegaPixel Front Camera with Soft LED Flash 
  • Android 7.0 Nougat 
  • 1.3 GHz Quad Core Mediatek MT6580 Processor 
  • 1GB RAM 
  • 8GB ROM 
  • microSD Card Slot 
  • Dual SIM Capability 
  • 3G HSPA+ Support 
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 
  • FM Radio 
  • 2,600 mAh Li-Ion Battery Pack 

2. CloudFone Thrill Boost 2(Price: PHP 2,699)
Handsets under CloudFone's Boost Series are known for delivering long uptime because of their big battery packs. The Thrill Boost 2 stays true to this branding all while having a tall display that's quite posh or trendy these days.

CloudFone Thrill Boost 2 price and specs

Full Specs:
  • 5-inch 854 x 480 pixels FWVGA IPS Display
  • 5 MegaPixel Back Camera with LED Flash
  • 5 MegaPixel Front Camera
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 1.3 GHz Quad Core Mediatek MT6580 Processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB ROM
  • microSD Card Slot
  • Dual SIM Capability
  • 3G HSPA+ Support
  • WiFi, Bluetooth
  • FM Radio
  • 2,500 mAh Li-Ion Battery Pack
3. Starmobile Play Boost(Price: PHP 2,790) 
This one is for the millions of budget-conscious Starmobile fans. Play Boost packs an 8 MegaPixel rear camera with LED flash, which is a great feature to have on an Android smartphone that's this easy on the wallet.

Starmobile Play Boost Price and Specs

Full Specs: 
  • 5-inch 854 x 480 pixels FWVGA IPS Display 
  • 8 MegaPixel Back Camera with LED Flash 
  • 5 MegaPixel Front Camera 
  • Android 7.0 Nougat 
  • 1.2 GHz Quad Core Spreadtrum 7731C Processor 
  • 1GB RAM 
  • 8GB ROM 
  • microSD Card Slot 
  • Dual SIM Capability 
  • 3G HSPA+ Support 
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 
  • FM Radio 
  • 2,000 mAh Li-Ion Battery Pack 

4. Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Lite(Price: PHP 2,999) 
As its name suggests,CM Flare S6 Lite is the most affordable handset in the #1 Pinoy smartphone brand's current hero se ries. Aside from sporting a 5-inch HD display, this release also comes with a 13 MegaPixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash. If you're a budding mobile imaging enthusiast who's currently on the look out for a very affordable Android smartphone to get you started on this passion, you might want to take a look at this model.

Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Lite Price and Specs

Full Specs: 
  • 5-inch 1,280 x 720 pixels HD IPS Display 
  • 13 MegaPixel Back Camera with LED Flash 
  • 5 MegaPixel Front Camera 
  • Android 7.0 Nougat 
  • 1.3 GHz Quad Core Mediatek MT6580 Processor 
  • 1GB RAM 
  • 8GB ROM 
  • microSD Card Slot 
  • Dual SIM Capability 
  • 3G HSPA+ Support 
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 
  • FM Radio 
  • 2,000 mAh Li-Ion Battery Pack 
5. MyPhone MyA7 DTV(Price: PHP 2,899)
Given its set of technical specifications plus the fact that it also has DTV functionality, I think this relatively new release from MyPhone gives great value for money. If you enjoy watching local TV channels even while you're on the road or during break time in the office and you just have PHP 3,000 to spare for a new handset, check out this model.

MyPhone MyA7 DTV Smartphone Price and Specs

Full Specs:
  • 5-inch 854 x 480 pixels FWVGA AMOLED Display 
  • 5 MegaPixel Back Camera with LED Flash 
  • 5 MegaPixel Front Camera 
  • Android 7.0 Nougat 
  • 1.3 GHz Quad Core Mediatek MT6580 Processor 
  • 1GB RAM 
  • 8GB ROM 
  • microSD Card Slot 
  • Dual SIM Capability 
  • 3G HSPA+ Support 
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 
  • FM Radio 
  • 2,350 mAh Li-Ion Battery Pack 
So there you have it! That's my current list. Did I miss any good Android smartphone model priced below PHP 3K? Would you also recommend any of the above-mentioned handsets as an owner? Let me know your thoughts by sharing them in the comments section below.

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