Best Budget 5G Smartphones under ₱20,000 in the Philippines 2022


5G Smartphones under ₱20,000 in the Philippines

5G provides ultra-high connection speeds for the fastest possible data transmission. This newest iteration of mobile networking is now available in the Philippines and it promises to change how you interact with the internet completely. With 5G you can download high definition movies in seconds flat!


The 5G coverage in the Philippines is still limited to most urban areas as of this writing. However, if what telecom companies are doing now is any indication of where they will be going, then it won't take long before more Philippine cities will be getting 5G access.

Table of Contents
Best Budget 5G Smartphones under 20K in the Philippines
1. OPPO Reno 6 Z
2. POCO X3 GT
3. Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
4. OnePlus Nord CE 5G
5. Realme 8 5G
6. Redmi Note 10 5G
7. POCO M3 Pro 5G
8. Samsung Galaxy A32 5G
9. Vivo V21 5G
10. OPPO A74 5G
11. POCO F3 5G
12. Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
13. Moto G 5G Plus
14. Xiaomi Mi 10T
15. Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G
16. Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
17. POCO X4 Pro 5G
18. realme 9 Pro
19. POCO M4 Pro 5G
20. OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G

Future phones will be able to do many things that current models cannot such as stream live 4K video, connect wirelessly without plugging it in, or even download your favorite movie within seconds. If you are looking for a phone with this kind of capability - look no further than here!

Just remember that this list consists of smartphones that were officially brought to the country by their respective manufacturers, with the right SRP and after-sales support. They also support the 5G network offered in the country. We’ll be updating this list as more 5G phones get introduced locally.


Best Budget 5G Smartphones under 20K in the Philippines


1. OPPO Reno 6 Z

A cheaper alternative to the Reno 6 5G, the OPPO Reno 6 Z 5G is powered by a Dimensity 800U CPU, 6.4-inch AMOLED screen, 8GB/128GB, 64-megapixel main camera, 32-megapixel selfie snapper, 4,310mAh battery, and 30W fast charging.

OPPO Reno 6 Z

The OPPO Reno 6 Z is price at Php19,999. It is now available to purchase online on OPPO flagship stores in Shopee.


Key specs:
  • 6.4-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) AMOLED display, 411PPI
  • MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G SoC
  • ARM Mali-G57 MC3 GPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB storage
  • microSD card slot
  • Triple rear cameras: 64MP F1.7 (main), 8MP F2.2 (wide), 2MP F2.4 (macro)
  • 32MP F2.4 front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • Dual-SIM (nano)
  • WiFi 6
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, Beidou
  • USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint scanner (in-display)
  • Face Unlock
  • ColorOS 11.3 (Android 11)
  • 4,310mAh battery w/ 30W VOOC Flash Charge 4.0

2. POCO X3 GT

The POCO X3 GT has a 6.67-inch FHD+ screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, Dimensity 1100 octa-core processor, 5,000mAh battery, 67W charging, stereo speakers, and a 64-megapixel main camera.

POCO X3 GT

The 8GB + 128GB variant is priced at PHP 15,990, while the 8GB + 256GB will be sold at PHP 17,990. The device is now available to purchase online on Xiaomi flagship stores in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.6-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) LCD DotDisplay
  • 120Hz refresh rate w/ DynamicSwitch (30Hz/48Hz/50Hz/60Hz/90Hz/120Hz)
  • 240Hz touch sampling rate
  • 360-degree ambient light sensors
  • Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  • MediaTek Dimensity 1100 (6nm) SoC w/ 2.6GHz octa-core CPU
  • ARM Mali-G77 GPU
  • 6GB, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 128GB, 256GB UFS 3.1
  • Triple-rear cameras: 64MP F1.79 main, 8mp F2.2 ultra-wide, 2MP macro
  • 16MP F2.45 front camera
  • Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 6
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC
  • IR Blaster
  • USB-C
  • Fingerprint scanner (side)
  • Face Unlock
  • Dual-Speaker
  • Hi-Res Audio certification, Hi-Res Wireless Audio
  • Dolby Atmos
  • MIUI 12.5 (Android 11)
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 67W Turbo Charging (67W charger included)

3. Samsung Galaxy A22 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A22 5G sports a MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor, 6.6-inch TFT FHD+ screen, 90Hz refresh rate, 48-megapixel main camera, and 5,000mAh battery with 15W charging.

Samsung Galaxy A22 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A22 5G is priced at PHP 13,990. The device is now available to purchase online in Lazada and Shopee.


Key specs:
  • 6.6-inch FHD+ (1080 x 2400) TFT Infinity-V display
  • 90Hz refresh rate
  • MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB storage
  • Triple rear cameras: 48MP (main), 5MP (ultra-wide), 2MP (depth)
  • 8MP front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • Dual-SM (nano)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • Fingerprint scanner (side)
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • USB Type-C
  • One UI Core 3.1 (Android 11)
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 15W fast charging

4. OnePlus Nord CE 5G

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G has a 6.43-inch Fluid AMOLED screen with 90Hz refresh rate, Snapdragon 750G processor, 16-megapixel selfie camera, triple rear cameras with a 64-megapixel main sensor, and a 4,500mAh battery with 30W Warp Charge technology.

OnePlus Nord CE 5G

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G is priced at PHP 16,990 for the 8GB + 128GB, and PHP 19,990 for the 12GB + 256GB. The device is now available to purchase online in Lazada and Shopee.


Key specs:
  • 6.43-inch (2400 x 1080) Fluid AMOLED display,410ppi
  • 90Hz refresh rate
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 750 5G
  • Adreno 619 GPU
  • 8GB, 12GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 128GB, 256GB UFS 2.1 storage
  • Triple rear cameras: 64MP F1.79 (main), 8MP F2.25 (ultrawide), 2MP F2.4 (mono)
  • 16MP F2.45 front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • Dual-SIM (nano)
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou, NaVIC
  • NFC
  • Fingerprint scanner (in-display)
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • USB Type-C
  • OxygenOS (Android 11)
  • 4,500mAh battery w/ 30W fast charge

5. Realme 8 5G

The Realme 8 5G has a MediaTek Dimensity 700 octa-core processor, 90Hz 6.5-inch IPS FHD+ display, 48-megapixel main camera, 16-megapixel selfie camera, 5,000mAh battery, and 18W charging.

Realme 8 5G

The Realme 8 5G is priced at PHP 11,990. The smartphone is now available to purchase online in Lazada and Shopee.


Key specs:
  • 6.5-inch FHD+ (1080 x 2400) LCD, 405 PPI
  • 90Hz refresh rate
  • MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G
  • ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 128GB UFS 2.1 storage
  • expandable up to 1TB via microSD
  • Triple rear cameras: 48MP F1.8 (main), 2MP F2.4 (macro), 2MP F2.4 (depth)
  • 16MP F2.1 front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • Dual-SIM (nano)
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • GPS, A-GPS, BEIDOU, GALILEO, QZSS, GLONASS
  • NFC
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • realme UI (based on Android 11)
  • USB Type-C
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 18W fast charge

6. Redmi Note 10 5G

The Redmi note 10 5G is another MediaTek Dimensity 700-powered smartphone here in the Philippines. It’s quite similar to the M3 Pro 5G. There’s a 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen, 5,000mAh battery, 48-megapixel main camera, side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and Android 11-based MIUI 12 OS.

Redmi Note 10 5G

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 5G is priced at PHP 9,990 for the 4GB + 128GB, and PHP 11,490 for 8GB + 128GB. The smartphone is now available to purchase online in Lazada and Shopee.


Key specs:
  • 6.5-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) IPS DotDisplay
  • 90Hz/60Hz/50Hz/30Hz AdaptiveSync refresh rate
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • MediaTek Dimensity 700 octa-core CPU
  • Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
  • 4GB, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 128GB UFS 2.2 storage
  • Triple-rear cameras: 48MP F1.79 main, 2MP F2.4 macro, 2MP F2.4 depth
  • 8MP F2.0 front camera
  • Dual-SIM, Dual-5G
  • 5G SA/NSA, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 5
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • USB-C
  • IR blaster
  • Fingerprint scanner (side)
  • Face Unlock
  • Hi-Res audio
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • MIUI 12 (Android 11)
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 18W fast charging
  • 22.5W in-box charger

7. POCO M3 Pro 5G

The POCO M3 Pro 5G is one of the many Dimensity 700-powered budget phones we’re seeing in the country today. It also has a 6.5-inch FHD+ screen with DynamicSwitch refresh from 30Hz to 90Hz, 5,000mAh battery with 18W charging support, triple camera setup, and runs on Android 11-based MIUI 12.

POCO M3 Pro 5G

The POCO M3 Pro 5G 4GB + 64GB is priced at PHP 8,990, while the 6GB + 128GB is at PHP 11,990. The device is now available to purchase online in Lazada and Shopee.


Key specs:
  • 6.5-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) Dot Display
  • 90Hz refresh rate w/ DynamicSwitch
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC
  • ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
  • 4GB, 6GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 64GB, 128GB UFS 2.2 storage
  • Triple rear cameras: 48MP F1.79 (main), 2MP F2.4 (macro), 2MP F2.4 (depth)
  • 8MP front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • Dual-SIM
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • GPS, A-GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, Beidou
  • NFC
  • IR blaster
  • Fingerprint scanner (side)
  • Face unlock
  • Hi-Res Audio certification
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • USB Type-C
  • MIUI 12 (Android 11)
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 18W fast charging

8. Samsung Galaxy A32 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A32 5G comes with a MediaTek Dimensity 720 chipset, a line of processor we’re seeing more and more in the Philippines. It also has a 6.5-inch HD+ IPS screen, 8GB/128GB configuration, 5,000mAh battery, 15W fast charging, side-mounted fingerprint scanner, 13-megapixel front camera, 48-megapixel main shooter, and 8-megapixel ultra-wide.

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A32 5G is priced at PHP 15,990. The device is now available to purchase online in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.5-inch HD+ (1600 x 720) TFT display
  • MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G 2.0GHz octa-core
  • Mali-G57 MC3 GPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB storage
  • microSD up to 1TB
  • Quad-rear cameras: 48MP F1.8 (main), 8MP F2.2 (ultra-wide), 5MP F2.4 (macro), 2MP F2.4 (depth)
  • 13MP front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • Dual-SIM (nano)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • NFC
  • Fingerprint scanner (side)
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • USB Type-C
  • One UI 3.0 (Android 11)
  • 5,000mAh battery

9. Vivo V21 5G

The Vivo V21 5G has a MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage, 6.44-inch AMOLED screen, 44-megapixel front camera, 64-megapixel main shooter, UD fingerprint scanner, 4,000mAh battery, and 33W fast charging.

Vivo V21 5G

The Vivo V21 5G is priced at Php17,999. The device is now available to purchase online in Lazada and Shopee.


Key specs:
  • 6.44-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) AMOLED display
  • 90Hz screen refresh, 409ppi
  • MediaTek Dimensity 800U
  • Mali-G57 MCR3 GPU
  • 8GB + 3GB extended RAM
  • 128GB storage
  • microSD Card (hybrid)
  • Triple rear cameras: 64MP F1.79 (main), 8MP F2.2 (wide), 2MP F2.4 (macro)
  • 44MP F2.0 front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • Dual-SIM (nano)
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • GPS, BEIDOU, GALILEO, GLONASS
  • Fingerprint scanner (in-display)
  • USB Type-C
  • Funtouch OS 11.1 (Android 11)
  • 4,000mAh battery w/ 33W fast charging

10. OPPO A74 5G

The OPPO A74 5G features a budget-friendly Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G chipset. It also has a 6.5-inch FHD+ screen with 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling, 5,000mAh battery, 13-megapixel selfie camera, and quad shooters on the back led by 48-megapixel and 8-megapixel ultra-wide.

OPPO A74 5G

The OPPO A74 5G is priced at PHP 15,999. The device is now available to purchase online in Lazada and Shopee.


Key specs:
  • 6.5-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) IPS LCD
  • 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G
  • Adreno 619 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 128GB UFS 2.1 storage
  • expandable storage via microSD
  • Quad rear cameras: 48MP F1.7 (main), 8MP F2.2 (ultra-wide), 2MP F2.4 (macro), 2MP F2.4 (mono)
  • 16MP front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • Dual-SIM (nano)
  • WiFi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, Beidou, Glonass, Galileo
  • NFC
  • Fingerprint scanner (in-display)
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • ColorOS 11.1 (Android 11)
  • USB Type-C
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 18W fast charging

11. POCO F3 5G

The POCO F3 is a proper flagship with a midrange price tag. This one has a Snapdragon 870 5G chipset, 120Hz AMOLED screen, 4,520mAh battery, 33W charging, and quad rear cameras.

POCO F3 5G

The POCO F3 5G 6GB + 128GB will retail at PHP 17,990, while the 8GB + 256GB version is priced at PHP 20,990. It is now available to purchase online in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.67-inch FHD+ (2400×1080) AMOLED ultra-tiny DotDisplay
  • 120Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (front and back)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
  • Qualcomm Adreno 650 GPU
  • 6GB, 8GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • 128GB, 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Triple-rear cameras: 48MP F1.79 4-in-1 large pixel (main), 8MP F2.2 (ultra-wide), 5MP F2.4 (tele-macro)
  • 20MP front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • Dual-SIM (nano)
  • WiFi 6
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • NFC
  • IR Blaster
  • Fingerprint scanner (side)
  • Dual speakers
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Hi-Res Audio & Hi-Res Audio Wireless certified
  • MIUI 12 for POCO (Android 11)
  • 4,520mAh battery w/ 33W in-box fast charger
  • LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus
  • D5 copper heat pipe + multi-layer graphite

12. Samsung Galaxy A52 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is essentially the same as the 4G-only model. It has the saem 6.5-inch FHD+ screen, 32-megapixel selfie camera, 64-megapixel main shooter with OIS, 12-megapixel ultra-wide, stereo speakers, UD fingerprint scanner, IP67 water resistant, and a 4,500mAh battery with 25W fast charging. Only this time, it has a Snapdragon 750G 5G chip and a smoother 120Hz screen.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is priced at PHP 18,990. The device is now available to purchase online in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.5-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) Super AMOLED Infinity-O Display, 407ppi
  • 120Hz refresh rate
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G octa-core CPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 256GB storage
  • microSD card (hybrid)
  • Quad-rear cameras: 64MP F1.8 OIS main, 12MP F2.2 ultra-wide, 5MP F2.4 macro, 5MP F2.4 depth
  • 32MP F2.2 FF front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • USB-C
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Stereo speakers, sound by AKG, Dolby Atmos
  • IP67 water and dust resistance
  • Android 11
  • 4,500mAh battery w/ 25W fast charging

13. Moto G 5G Plus

The Moto G 5G Plus is one of the cheapest in the market. It features a Snapdragon 765G CPU, 8GB of RAM, 90Hz 6.7-inch display, dual selfie cams, four in the back, 5,000mAh battery, and 20W Turbo Power.

Moto G 5G Plus

The Moto G 5G Plus is priced at PHP 16,990. The device is now available to purchase online in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.7-inch FHD+ (2520 x 1080) CinemaVision display, HDR10, 90Hz
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 5G octa-core CPU
  • Adreno 650 GPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB storage
  • Expandable up to 1TB via microSD slot
  • Quad-rear cameras: 48MP F1.7 Quad-Pixel (main), 5MP F2.2 (macro), 8MP F2.2 (ultra-wide), 2MP F2.2 (depth)
  • Dual front cameras: 16MP F2.0 (main), 8 MP F2.2 (ultra-wide)
  • Dual-SIM (nano)
  • 5G, 4G
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • NFC
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • GPS (L1+L5), A-GPS, LTEEP, SUPL, GLONASS, Galileo
  • Fingerprint scanner (side-mounted)
  • USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dual stereo speakers
  • water repellent
  • Android 10
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 20W TurboPower charging

14. Xiaomi Mi 10T

The Xiaomi Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro are pretty much the same devices and only differs in their main cameras. They both come with Snapdragon 865 processors, 144Hz 6.67-inch displays, and 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging.

Xiaomi Mi 10T

The Xiaomi Mi 10T is priced at PHP 19,990 for the 6GB + 128GB and PHP 20,990 for the 8GB + 128GB. It is now available to purchase online in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.67-inch FHD+ 144Hz Adaptive Sync display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (front & back)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC
  • Adreno 650 GPU
  • 6GB, 8GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • 128GB UFS 3.1
  • Triple-rear cameras: 64MP main, 13MP ultra-wide, 5MP macro
  • 20MP front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • NFC
  • Dual-band GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS
  • IR Blaster
  • USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint scanner (side)
  • Face Unlock
  • Stereo Speakers
  • Hi-Res Audio certified
  • MIUI 12 (Android 10)
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 33W fast charging

15. Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G

The Nova 7 SE 5G features a Kirin 820 processor that enables its 5G connectivity. Plus, a large 6.5-inch screen, quad cameras, and a 4,000mAh battery with 40W Super Charge support. For only Php19,990, you don’t have to spend a fortune to get a 5G phone.

Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G

From PHP 19,990, the Huawei nova 7 SE now retails for PHP 17,999. It is now available to purchase online in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.5-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) LTPS IPS display, HDR 10
  • Huawei Kirin 820 5G 2.36GHz octa-core CPU
  • Mali-G57 GPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB storage
  • Huawei NM card support
  • Quad-rear cameras: 64MP main, 8MP ultra-wide, 2MP depth, 2MP macro
  • 16MP front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Fingerprint scanner (side-mounted)
  • EMUI 10.1 (Android 10)
  • 4,000mAh battery w/ 40W SuperCharge


16. Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G is a mid-range smartphone that runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 chipset and flaunts a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It's equipped with a 108MP triple rear camera system, a 16MP selfie camera, and either 128GB or 256GB of expandable storage. There's also a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, 5G connectivity, dual-band Wi-Fi, and Hi-Res audio. A large 5000mAh battery powers the device with support for 67W Turbo fast charging.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G

The official price of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G in the Philippines is ₱15,999.00 for the 128GB version and ₱17,999.00 for the 256GB version. It is now available to purchase online in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.67-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) AMOLED display
  • 120Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 front
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 SoC
  • Adreno 619 GPU
  • 6GB, 8GB LDPRR4X RAM
  • 64GB, 128GB UFS 2.2
  • microSD support (hybrid)
  • Triple-rear cameras: 108MP F1.9 main, 8MP F2.2 ultra-wide, 2MP F2.4 macro
  • 16MP F2.4 front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • NFC
  • IR blaster
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • Fingerprint scanner (side)
  • USB-C
  • Dual speakers
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • IP53 splash-proof
  • MIUI 13 (Android 11)
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 67W fast charging

17. POCO X4 Pro 5G

The POCO X4 Pro 5G is a mid-range smartphone that features a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 108MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear cameras, and a 16MP selfie camera. It runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 chipset with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM, LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus, and MIUI 13 for POCO software. There's also a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, 5G connectivity, dual-band Wi-Fi, stereo speakers, and up to 256GB of expandable storage. A large 5000mAh battery powers the device with support for an ultra-fast 67W charging rate.

POCO X4 Pro 5G

The official price of the POCO X4 Pro 5G in the Philippines is ₱16,990.00 for the 6+128GB version and ₱17,990.00 for the 8+256GB version. It is now available to purchase online in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.67-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) AMOLED display
  • 120Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G SoC
  • 6GB, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 128GB, 256GB UFS 2.2
  • microSD card support (hybrid)
  • Triple-rear cameras: 108MP F1.9 main, 8MP F2.2 ultra-wide, 2MP F2.4 macro
  • 16MP F2.4 front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Dual speakers
  • NFC
  • IR Blaster
  • USB-C
  • IP53 splash-proof
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Fingerprint scanner (side)
  • MIUI 13 for POCO
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 67W fast charging
  • LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus

18. realme 9 Pro

The realme 9 Pro is a mid-range smartphone that features a 6.6-inch FHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 64MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear cameras, and a single 16MP selfie camera. It runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 chipset with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM, Android 12 OS, and realme UI 3.0 software. There's also a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, 5G connectivity, dual-band Wi-Fi, Hi-Res audio, and 128GB of expandable storage. A large 5,000mAh battery powers the device with support for a 33W fast charging technology.

realme 9 Pro

The official price of the realme 9 Pro in the Philippines is ₱16,990.00. It is now available to purchase online in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.6-inch FHD+ (2412 x 1080) IPS display, 400ppi
  • 120Hz refresh rate
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G SoC
  • Adreno 619 GPU
  • 6GB, 8GB LPPDR4X RAM
  • 128GB UFS 2.2
  • microSD card (hybrid)
  • Triple rear cameras: 64MP F1.8 main, 8MP F2.2 ultra-wide, 2MP F2.4 macro
  • 16MP F2.1 front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Fingerprint scanner (side)
  • realme UI 3.0 (Android 12)
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 33W fast charging

19. POCO M4 Pro 5G

The POCO M4 Pro 5G is a smartphone that features a 6.6-inch FHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 50MP + 8MP dual rear cameras, and a single 16MP punch-hole selfie camera. It runs on a MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM, Android 11 OS, and MIUI 12.5 software. There's also a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, 5G connectivity, dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, infrared remote function, and either 64GB or 128GB of expandable storage. A large 5,000mAh battery powers the device with support for 33W fast charging technology via USB Type-C.

POCO M4 Pro 5G

The official price of the POCO M4 Pro 5G in the Philippines is ₱11,990.00 for the 4GB + 64GB version and ₱12,990.00 for the 6GB + 128GB version. It is now available to purchase online in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.6-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) Dot Display
  • 90Hz refresh rate w/ DynamicSwitch (50Hz/60Hz/90Hz)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC
  • ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
  • 4GB, 6GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 64GB, 128GB UFS 2.2
  • microSD card (hybrid slot)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Dual rear cameras: 50MP F1.8 (main), 8MP F2.2 (ultrawide)
  • 16MP front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE
  • Dual-SIM
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • GPS, A-GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, Beidou
  • NFC
  • IR blaster
  • Fingerprint scanner (side)
  • Face unlock
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Dual speakers
  • USB Type-C
  • MIUI 12.5.1 (Android 11)
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 33W fast charging

20. OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G

The OnePlus Nord CE 2 sports a 6.43-inch AMOLED full HD+ display with punch-hole located on the upper left of the screen. The Nord CE 2 5G is equipped triple rear camera, a 64MP main shooter with f/1.79 aperture, 8MP ultra wide and 2MP macro lens. You have 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 internal storage that is expandable up to 1TB via microSD card slot. Out of 8GB RAM, you have 7.5GB available useable memory and you have about 106GB available free ROM for your apps, games and other files. The Nord CE 2 5G is 5G ready smartphone with 4G VoLTE and Wi-Fi 6 a/b/g/n/ac/6 supports. It has a 65W SuperVOOC fast charging for the 4,500mAh dual-cell battery power. You can charge the device to 50% in 15 minutes and takes under 38-minutes to fully charge from 0-100 percent.

OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G

The price for OnePlus Nord CE 5G in the Philippines is Php14,990 (8GB/128GB). It is now available to purchase online in Lazada.


Key specs:
  • 6.43-inch Fluid AMOLED 20:9 @ 2400×1080 pixels, 409ppi, 90Hz
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • sRGB, Display P3, HDR10+ certified
  • MediaTek Dimensity 900 (MediaTek MT6877)
  • ARM Mali-G68 MC4
  • 6GB/8GB LPDDR4X
  • 128GB UFS2.2
  • Up to 1TB via microSD card
  • Triple Slot (dual SIM + microSD)
  • Triple-camera (64MP f/1.79 PDAF+CAF, 8MP ultrawide f/2.2, 2MP macro f/2.4)
  • LED flash, 0.6-20x zoom
  • 4K @ 30fps, 1080p @ 30/60fps, 1080p @ 120fps (slow-mo), 720p @ 240fps (slow-mo)
  • 16MP Sony IMX471 f/2.4 front camera (1080p @ 30/60fps)
  • 4G/5G SA/NSA
  • WiFi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • NFC
  • GPS with aGPS support, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou, QZSS
  • In-display Fingerprint sensor
  • 4,500mAh battery (dual-cell 2,250mAh batteries, non-removable)
  • 3.5mm audio port
  • USB Type-C port
  • 65W SUPERVOOC
  • OxygenOS based on Android 11

That's it for our list! We hope we've helped you find the right 5G smartphone that won’t bust your budget. We’ll update this list as more 5G smartphones become available in the Philippines.


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