5 Best Budget Smartphones under ₱5,000 in the Philippines 2022

Best Smartphones under PHP 5K in the Philippines

With the holiday season just around the corner, many people are itching to go out and purchase something for themselves or maybe even for a loved one. This year- phones seem to be at the top of many lists! Whether it's for work or personal use, there are all sorts of phones available that fit every need, interest and budget from high end luxury models all the way down to affordable but reliable low-end alternatives.

When looking for a good smartphone, everyone wants one that has the best performance but won't break the bank at the same time. Luckily, there are plenty of choices available in this PHP 5,000 range without sacrificing quality or pricing. With so many options out there, it's tough to find a good phone that has just the right amount of power and price for everyone.

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Top 5 Best Budget Smartphones under PHP 5K in the Philippines
 • Samsung Galaxy A02
 • Xiaomi Redmi 9C
 • Realme C11 2021
 • Vivo Y1s
 • Infinix HOT 10 PLAY

Top 5 Best Budget Smartphones Under PHP 5K in the Philippines

So if you're planning to for new smartphones, check out this list of the top 5 best smartphones under PHP 5,000 that you can buy in the Philippines this 2022. Please take note that the prices indicated are the prices available as of the time of posting. Also take note that prices may vary depending on the Lazada website and their campaign period. 

1. Samsung Galaxy A02

This device features a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with HD+ resolution, 1.5GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6739W processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB expandable storage, 5,000mAh battery, 13MP + 2MP rear camera, 5MP selfie camera, Face Recognition, and 4G LTE. The Samsung Galaxy A02 is now priced at PHP4,990.00 and is available on Lazada.

2. Xiaomi Redmi 9C

This device runs on the 2.3GHz 12nm MediaTek Helio G35 octa-core processor with the 680MHz PowerVR GE8320, has 3GB LPDDR4X RAM, up to 64GB expandable storage, fingerprint scanner at the back, and a large 5,000mAh battery with micro USB 10W charging. For cameras, it sports a 13MP + 2MP + 2MP AI triple-camera with macro and bokeh modes, and a 5MP f/2.2 selfie camera. After its price drop on May 2021, Redmi 9C is now priced at PHP 4,990 (from PHP 5,290) and is available on Lazada.

3. Realme C11 2021

This handset is powered by the MediaTek 12nm Helio P35 chip with the 1.6GHz 28nm UNISOC SC9863 octa-core processor with PowerVR GE8322 GPU. Aside from that, it is pretty much the same as C11, featuring 2GB RAM, 32GB expandable storage, a 5,000mAh battery with micro USB charging, and a 13MP + 2MP dual-camera. A variant of the C11, Realme C11 2021 gets its spot on the list with the price of PHP 4,990 and available to purchase on Lazada.

4. Vivo Y1s

It sports a 6.22-inch HD+ display, powered by 2.3 GHz MT6765 octa-core processor, features up to 3GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable storage, and a 4030mAh battery with micro USB charging, and a 13MP + 5MP dual-camera. The Vivo Y1s is priced at PHP 4,999. It is now available in select vivo stores and also available to purchase on Lazada.

5. Infinix HOT 10 PLAY

This handset highlights a 6.82-inch Dot Drop screen with HD+ resolution and is powered by the 2.0GHz 12nm MediaTek Helio G25 octa-core processor with PowerVR GE8320 (650MHz). It has 2GB RAM, 32GB expandable storage, 13MP w/ AF + AI lens + LED flash rear camera, an 8MP selfie cam, and a large battery capacity of 6,000mAh with 10W power brick. Infinix gives you a more affordable yet still impressive version of HOT 10, the Infinix HOT 10 PLAY. It is priced at PHP 4,299 and is available on Lazada.


That's it for our list! We hope we've helped you find the right smartphone that won’t bust your budget. Most of these are on sale so better click on the links provided above to check them out. If you have any questions regarding this guide, simply drop a comment below and we’ll gladly help you out.

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