Best Budget Smartphones 2017


2017 has been the light of focus in smartphone technological innovativeness. Upgrading from today’s smartphone leaves you with the quest for an exciting new model boasting compelling and irresistible features.
The craving is an inevitable convenience of our age and doesn’t seem to end soon. Therefore, before we shift to 2018, 2017 has had its share of the pie.
Undoubtedly, the iPhone debut notably checked in with Apple’s iPhone 8, X and 8 plus, revolutionising the market with their unique features. The Samsung’s Galaxy S8/S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 threw in some ingenuity to rush for, among so many other releases.
But what could be your best budget smartphone for 2017? Luckily enough, you don’t have to go deep into the pocket today for an affordable smartphone.
#1: Samsung Galaxy J5
Beaming with one of the pixel-perfect cameras, the stunning Samsung Galaxy J5 has continued to dominate most of 2017 having taken off from the previous Samsung series.
Key features:
– Storage capacity of 16GB
– Powerful camera 13-megapixels
– Operating system: Android 7.0
– Smart display of 5.2in 1,280 x 720
Besides other latest releases like the Samsung Galaxy J2, Samsung J7, J5 pro plus many others, the Samsung J5 is a global favourite to many courtesies of its affordability pegged on outstanding features and finishing.
It just weighs 146g for amazing portability while running on the upgraded 6.0.1 Marshmallow Android system.
You can run with this model’s superb 2600mAh Li-ion battery power for over a day while enjoying its super AMOLED screen display of just 720p. This is a sure advancement from its peers. Additionally, the outlook is also eye-catching.
Take your best pics and upload them to Instagram or any other social site relying on a 13-Megapixel power, effortlessly.
Furthermore, the phone still comes with an internal 8GB RAM capacity with an expandable memory option of 16GB.
You can treat yourself with one in the UK from as low as £156 .This is still one of your best buys if you are thinking of a budget smartphone.#2: Lenovo P2
Lenovo continues to surpass expectations with the Lenovo P2 series beaming outstanding aspects.

Key features
-Storage capacity of 32 GB
-13 – Megapixel powerful camera
-Processor: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 625
Having drawn a lot of attention on arrival, this budget smartphone is among the few tested so far boasting remarkable battery life of almost 30 hours on a just a single charge.
It effortlessly outdoes many models on this including the Motorola Z play by an extra 5 hours. Find it at a portable weight of 177g just for its affordable budget of as low as £169 in most UK retail stores.
In addition, you stand to enjoy a thrilling experience using its smart display of 5.5in 1.920 x 1,080. The performance is remarkable with the top-notch quality body design.

#3 The Moto G4 

This is also your budget camera smartphone, available from as low as £169. It is bigger and way much better than most of the peers with the same price cut.

It provides you a 13-Megapixel sensor and reliable battery power complimented by a full HD screen resolution.

Depend on its 16GB storage capacity and a comfortable weight of just 155g while on its superior Octa-core Snapdragon 617 chip, an outstanding processing speed.

– Vodafone Smart Prime 7 available from £75 and Motorola Moto E (2nd generation) also available at a suitable budget of £77 among many other smartphones.