If you are looking for a smartphone, but your budget is limited to just under PHP 10K, there's no need to worry. 2017 is the year where affordable smartphones keeps on getting better.
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So, to help you choose the right device for you, we listed 10 smartphones with great value for money in the sub PHP 10K price range. Here is it it!
Note: We only included smartphones that's officially available in the country. Gray market devices are not included in this list.
1. Meizu M3S - The Meizu M3S could go as low as PHP 5,490! It's one of the most affordable in this list, but this handset is no joke. It's packed with a 5 inch HD screen paired with MediaTek MT6750 octa core chip paired with Mali T860 GPU. That's the same processor found with other phones double its price tag.
|Meizu M5 Note|
2. Meizu M5 Note - The base model of this device retails for PHP 9,990. It's a metal clad midranger with Helio P10 octa core processor, 13 MP PDAF main camera, fingerprint scanner in front, and LARGE 4,000 mAh of battery for all day battery life.
|CloudFone Next Lite|
3. CloudFone Next Lite - This handset is a BEAST for PHP 7,999! It has a 5 inch FHD 2.5D screen, powerful Snapdragon 430 chip with Adreno 505 GPU, 3 GB of RAM, 3,000 mAh battery, and 13 MP Sony IMX258 main camera. It's also known as one of the best point and shoot camera phones under 10K!
4. CloudFone Next - This handset is our sole entry in the best of sub PHP 15K. Why? Even for as low as PHP 8,999 at Lazada or PHP 9,999 in retail stores, this phone can compete easily with the best out there. It's packed with a better 5.2 inch FHD 2.5D screen w/ Gorilla Glass 3 protection, Snapdragon 430 chip w/ 4 GB of RAM, 3,000 mAh Quick Charge 3.0 ready battery, 16 MP Samsung made main camera, and 8 MP front facing camera w/ wide angle lens.
|Acer Liquid Z6 Plus|
5. Acer Liquid Z6 Plus - At its current price tag of PHP 6,490, this BIG battery phone is a steal. It has a metal clad body, Full HD 5.5 inch screen, 3 GB of RAM, and 4,080 mAh of battery capacity!
|Cherry Mobile Cosmos Three|
6. Cherry Mobile Cosmos Three - On paper, this is the beastliest phone in this list for PHP 9,999. It's packed 5.7 inch FHD screen w/ 2.3 GHz Helio X20 deca core processor. Yes that's 10 cores in all! It also has 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB storage, 3,500 mAh battery, and fingerprint scanner for security.
|Cherry Mobile Flare X2|
7. Cherry Mobile Flare X2 - The Flare X2 is another Snapdragon 430 octa core processor powered smartphone priced at PHP 7,999. It's paired with 4 GB of RAM, 32 GB storage, and 16 MP main camera.
|Cherry Mobile Defender|
8. Cherry Mobile Defender - Also know as the toughest phone under PHP 10K, the Cherry Mobile Defender is also a capable phone all over. It's packed with Helio P10 octa core chip, 3 GB RAM, and 4,500 mAh of battery life!
9. Vivo Y55 - The Y55 at PHP 7,990 has a 5.2 inch HD screen w/ metal clad build. It runs with Snapdragon 430 octa core processor w/ 2 GB RAM inside and 16 GB of internal storage.
|Infinix Note 3 Pro|
10. Infinix Note 3 Pro - Priced at around PHP 8,490, the Infinix Note 3 Pro is a beautiful metal clad 6 inch phablet with very capable 13 MP main cameras w/ manual controls. It's packed with 4,500 mAh of battery for more than a day of use and fingerprint scanner behind for added security.
See also: Seven Of The Best Smartphones Today (Early 2017) / Three Snapdragon 430 Powered Smartphones Under PHP 8K (Early 2017) / Ten Great Sub PHP 15K Smartphones (Early 2017)
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