5G smartphones in the Philippines under PHP 30K

5G smartphones in the Philippines under PHP 30K




More and more 5G-capable smartphones are being released in the market and most of them carry hefty price tags. However, there are some models available in the Philippines that won’t let you spend above 30K. So, if you’re looking for a smartphone within that budget, take a look at our list below.

Note: The smartphones listed below are those that are officially available in the Philippines. The list is arranged by price from highest to lowest.

Black Shark 3

A good starter for this list is the Black Shark 3. It’s a gaming smartphone with a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It has 64MP + 13MP + 5MP triple rear cameras, 20MP front camera, front-facing speakers, capacitive shoulder buttons, USB Type-C port, and 128GB or 256GB of storage. Powering it is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU, Adreno 650 GPU, 8GB or 12GB of RAM, and 4,720mAh battery with 65W fast charging. The Black Shark 3 8GB + 128GB is priced at PHP 29,995. So, if you need a 5G smartphone but with heavy demands when it comes to mobile gaming experience, this is the phone to get.

POCO F2 Pro

Pocophone is known for producing smartphones with high-end specs at a low price, and the POCO F2 Pro is no exception. This device packs a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 64MP + 13MP + 5MP + 5MP quad-rear cameras, 20MP pop-up front camera, IR blaster, Hi-Res Audio support, USB Type-C port, and 128GB or 256GB of storage. Powering it is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU, Adreno 650 GPU, 6GB or 8GB of RAM, and 4,700mAh battery with 30W fast charging.

Xiaomi is offering two POCO F2 Pro models in the Philippines: 6GB + 128GB for PHP 26,990, and 8GB + 256GB for PHP 29,990. This is a great device if you want flagship performance in a sleek package.


 

Huawei Nova 7 5G

Huawei is at the forefront when it comes to 5G technology and it shows in the 5G-capable smartphones they release in the market. One example is the Huawei Nova 7 5G which sports a 6.53-inch OLED display, 64MP + 8MP + 8MP + 2MP quad-rear cameras, 32MP front camera, and 256GB of storage. Powering it is a Kirin 985 CPU, Mali-G77 GPU, 8GB of RAM, and 4,000mAh battery with 40W fast charging. It is priced at PHP 23,990, making it one of the best 5G smartphones under PHP 25K.

OnePlus Nord

OnePlus is known for being a ‘flagship killer’ by offering flagship hardware at a significantly low price compared to other flagship smartphones. Looks like they’re using the same formula for mid-rangers with the release of the OnePlus Nord. It sports a 6.44-inch Fluid AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP quad-rear cameras, 32MP + 8MP dual-front cameras, and 128GB of storage. Powering it is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G CPU, Adreno 620 GPU, 8GB of RAM, and 4,115mAh battery with 30W fast charge. The OnePlus Nord is priced at PHP 21,990, which is one of the best 5G-capable mid-range smartphones you can get for this price.

Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G

Huawei wants to bring 5G connectivity to more affordable devices and the result is the mid-range Nova 7 SE 5G. It has a 6.5-inch IPS display, 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad-rear cameras, 16MP front camera, and 128GB of storage. Powering it is a Kirin 820 CPU, Mali-G57 GPU, 8GB of RAM, and 4,000mAh battery with 40W fast charging. Now priced at just PHP 17,999, this makes the Nova 7 SE 5G one of the most affordable 5G-capable smartphones you can get right now.

What do you guys think? Which 5G smartphone are you getting based on your budget? Let us know in the comments below.



This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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1 Response

  1. Mimi says:

    I think the OP Nord or the Nova 7 5G gives me the most value under $500 for a 5G-capable device but does anybody know if the Kirin 985 is a more powerful SoC than the Snap 765 5G? Anyone from Yugatech knows this?

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