Best budget smartphones for students

Many students do not consider it prudent to spend a lot of money on a gadget that will become obsolete in two to three years. And the same students want to get a productive and reliable smartphone, which is not a shame to demonstrate to others.

We chose ten best budget smartphones for students of .With their help you can chat, browse Facebook or enjoy music and video in between sessions. The rating is based on data from the monthly British computer magazine PC Advisor.

The two main operating systems for budget smartphones are Google Android and Windows Phone 8. Both of them allow you to download social applications such as Twitter, Skype, Facebook, WhatsApp and others. However, if you need Google applications, including Gmail, YouTube and others, choose your Android smartphone.


  • 10. Nokia Lumia 630
  • 9. Motorola Moto E
  • 8. Motorola Moto E
  • 7. Doogee Turbo Mini
  • 6. Umi Hammer
  • 5. Microsoft Lumia 640
  • 4. Motorola Moto G 4G 2015
  • 3. MotorolaMoto G 4G
  • 1. Motorola Moto G410( generation 2)

10. Nokia Lumia 630

The smartphone with 4.5 "screen( resolution 854 × 480) and 5 megapixel camera is running Windows Phone 8.1."The heart" of it is Snapdragon 400( four cores), 1, 2 GHz, the flash memory capacity is 8 GB, the operating memory is 512 MB The drawback of Nokia Lumia 630 is the lack of a front camera. Skype, the price is from 5 500 rubles

9. Huawei EE Kestrel

"Kestrel"( so the word "Kestrel" is translated) is not easily found on the Russian market, and on foreign Internet auctions EE Kestrel is sold at a price of $ 165.resolution 540 x 960), 8 GB of memory for data and 1 GB for applications, supports 4G LTE-networks. The preinstalled OS is Android 4.3.

8. Motorola Moto E

The model with a good "stuffing": dual-core processor Snapdragon 200, 1.2 GHz, 1 GB of memory for applications and 4 GB built-in. Glass 4.3 "screen with a resolution of 960 × 540 is scratch resistant OS - Android 4.4 Price - from 7 548 rubles

7. Doogee Turbo Mini

Supports 4G and looks better and more powerful than many other budget 960 × 540.The processor is MediaTek MT6732, 1.5 GHz. The amount of RAM - 1 GB, built-in - 8 GB.The average price of this mobile device is 6,380 rubles.

6. Umi Hammer

Not the cheapest of budget smartphones with Android OS.Umi Hammer can be purchased for 9,490 rubles or more. This is due to the presence of support for 4G, 5 "screen with a resolution of 1280 × 720, 16 GB of memory for files and 2 GB of RAM.opens a smartphone based on Windows Phone 8.1, the price of which starts at 8 500. This is the Moto G in the Windows world, with almost identical specifications. Lumia 640 has a large 5 "screen( 1280 × 720) with scratch-proof glass. The amount of memory for applications is 1 GB, and the built-in memory is 8 GB.The processor is Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, GHz.

4. Motorola Moto G 4G 2015

This model was released in February 2015.It differs from its predecessors 5 "screen( 720 x 1280), 16 GB for data storage and the newest OS - Google Android 5.0.2.This smartphone can be found in foreign online stores, it will cost $ 150 and more.

3. Motorola MotoG 4G

The new Moto G 4G has everything the same as the "younger" brother Moto E, plus 8 GB of internal memory and 4.5 "screen( 720 × 1280).The average price of this model is 10,389 rubles.

2. Motorola Moto E 4G

This is the successor to the Moto E model. Developers have improved a good and inexpensive smartphone, adding support for 4G networks and a front camera, and also increased the amount of internal memory from 4 to 8 GB and slightly "expanded" the screen to 4.5 "(960 × 540 resolution)And the processor, now it's Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, 1.2 GHz. Moto E 4G can be bought in foreign online stores for $ 150 and higher

1. Motorola Moto G 2014( generation 2)

The leader in ranking the best inexpensive smartphones for students2015. Its advantages are: a bright, large screen - 5 "with a resolution of 1280 × 720 and protectedm coated Gorilla Glass 3 quad Qualcomm MSM8226, 1200 MHz, 1GB of memory for the application and 8GB flash drive and front stereo speakers. OS - Android 4.4.The disadvantages are two - lack of support for 4G and price( from 10,990 rubles).