Year after year, smartphone manufacturers are releasing different variants of smartphones; budget, flagship, and mid-range smartphones – which are what most people buy.
Smartphones these days are getting better in better in many ways. From the camera, performance, and on top of that, of course, the price. If you’re in the market of mid-range smartphones, then you’re in luck because we have compiled some of the best 2019 mid-range smartphones that are still worth getting in 2020.
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First on this list is Samsung Galaxy A50s. Its got a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Exynos 9611, 4GB of RAM, and an on-screen fingerprint scanner. Upfront, you have an Infinity-U display, and at the back, you get what Samsung calls “Glasstic” finish. It sports four cameras, consisting of a 48MP wide, 8MP ultra-wide, a 5MP depth sensor, and a 32MP selfie camera.
The Galaxy A50s is priced at PHP 15,990.
One of the best-designed smartphones of 2019, the Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro, has a 6.39-inch edge-to-edge AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, up to 8GB of RAM, and a triple camera setup consisting of 48MP main, 13MP ultrawide, 8MP telephoto, and a 20MP pop-up selfie camera.
The Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro PHP18,990 for the 6GB + 64GB variant.
The Realme XT has a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint scanner, a Snapdragon 712 chipset, quad-camera setup consisting of 64MP primary camera, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth, and a 4,000 mAh battery w/ VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge.
The Realme XT is priced at PHP 16,990.
Equipped with dual front-facing cameras, the Vivo V17 Pro has a 6.44-inch AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 675AIE, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of internal storage. The Vivo V17 Pro also features a dual pop-up camera consisting of 32MP and 8MP lenses, at the back you get a quad-camera setup; 48MP main, 8MP ultrawide, 13MP telephoto, and 2MP depth sensor.
The Vivo V17 Pro is priced at PHP 21,999.
One of 2019’s most loved mid-ranger, the Huawei Nova 5T is still worth getting in 2020. Although it’s got a 6.26-inch IPS display, colors are vibrant, and the screen is edge-to-edge made possible with a 32MP front-facing punch-hole camera. It has the HiSilicon Kirin 980 chipset, coupled with a Mali-G76 GPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. The Nova 5T also has a quad-camera setup; 48MP main, 16MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth sensor.
Priced at PHP 17,990, the Nova 5T is still a valuable smartphone in 2020.
The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 has a curved 6.47-inch AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G, Adreno 618 GPU, 6GB RAM, and a 128GB storage. But what sets this phone apart from the smartphones mentioned earlier, is its 108MP main camera with OIS, plus a 12MP depth, 20MP ultrawide, 5MP 5x telephoto lens, and a 2MP macro. This device can undoubtedly take great images.
It’s priced at PHP 25,990 for the 6GB + 128GB variant.
One of the best selling mid-range smartphone of 2019. The Oppo Reno 2F sports a 6.5-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a pixel density of 394ppi. Powering the Reno 2F is a MediaTek Helio P70 chipset coupled with Mali-G72 GPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of internal storage. Its got a quad-camera setup, a 48MP primary camera, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP mono lens, and 2MP depth sensor.
The Oppo Reno 2F is priced at PHP19,990.
A product of Xiaomi, the Redmi Note 8, is one of the sleekest designed smartphones on this list. It has a 6.3-inch FHD+ IPS display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, up to 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of internal storage. It also sports a quad-camera setup; 48MP primary, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth.
You can get the Redmi Note 8 with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage for PHP 9,990.
If you want a Nokia device that runs on Android One, then you should check out the Nokia 8.1. It is made out of a series-6000 aluminum, with a 6.18-inch FHD+ IPS display, Snapdragon 710, 6GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of storage. Its got a 12MP and a 13MP rear cameras with ZEISS optics and a 20MP front-facing camera.
The Nokia 8.1 is priced at PHP 19,990.
TCL’s first attempt on the smartphone market, the TCL Plex offers a 6.53-inch Dotch display, a Snapdragon 675 chipset, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. At the back of the Plex resides the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and its triple-camera setup.
Priced at PHP 15,990, the TCL Plex has a pretty good design, decent performance, and above-average battery performance.
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Like the Vivo V17 Pro, the Cherry Mobile Flare S8 Plus has a dual pop-up selfie camera composed of 16MP and 2MP shooters. It has a 6.26-inch FullScreen display, MediaTek Helio P70 CPU coupled with a Mali G72-MP3 GPU, 6GB of RAM, and 128G of storage. At the back of the S8 Plus, you’ll find its triple-rear cameras, a fingerprint scanner on the right side, and a 3,250mAh battery.
You can get the Cherry Mobile Flare S8 Plus for PHP 12,990 on Cherry Mobile’s authorized resellers.
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