best budget samsung smartphones

Best Budget Samsung Smartphone

Samsung is one of the best brands when it comes to mobile phone handsets. Given, there are problems that are unique to the phone as is with other brands, but all in all, Samsung is a good choice. The company has come up with a number of great phones, especially smart phones that have served the needs of the market. Not only are they trendy and functional, but they bring convenience and go above and beyond the basic features that one needs on a phone.

However, the phones can be quite pricey depending on what the buyer is looking for and the specifications that they would like to have on their phones. In as much as the price is determined by how long the phone has been on the market, being cheaper for phones that have been around longer and more expensive for phones that have just been released, Samsung phones still tend to be a bit higher in pricing than other brands such as Techno and HTC. So, which budget phone should one buy when looking for a Samsung?

samsung galaxy j1 2016

1. Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016)

The Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) is set to be announced and released soon although it was already secretly released in Dubai. The phone costs about $135. The benefit of buying this phone is that it is new in the market. Second, it has some great functions and has 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal memory. This is a budget phone with great specs. Since the J1, its predecessor, was so well received, the J1 (2016) is a safe bet, once it is released.

samsung galaxy core prime

2. Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

It costs about $157, well under $200 which means you can even spring for a Samsung case for protection. The Galaxy Core Prime is part of the Galaxy series which is quite impressive in general. It is available in a variety of colors, that is, black, grey or white. It has 1 GB RAM and 8 GB built-in storage which can be expanded to 128 GB with the use of a micro SD card. The plastic-cased phone has a 4.5 inch display and 800 by 480 pixels. For this budget phone, you also enjoy a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor and runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat.

samsung galaxy grand prime

3. Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

This phone costs about $170. The Grand Prime runs on a quad-core CPU at 1.2 GHz. It boasts of 8 GB internal memory which is expandable through the use of a micro SD card up to 64 GB. It also has a 5 MP front facing camera and an 8 MP primary camera at the back that captures photos clearly. The only down side to this phone is that it can be a bit heavy despite the fact that it is quite slim. However, it is a budget phone whose specs and function superseded the price.


Samsung has some great budget phones that are high quality. The above are just a sneak peek into the world of possibilities when it comes to Samsung phones.

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