In this age of advanced technology, most people own a smartphone. Smartphone can be an expensive purchase. However, there are still plenty of smartphone out there are powerful and affordable. For people who are looking for a smartphone or a second phone, here is a list of 8 smartphones that you can consider to buy as it cost less RM500.
1. Huawei Honor Bee
Huawei Honor Bee smartphone was released in May 2015. The Huawei Honor Bee is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts two Micro-SIM. Besides, it runs Android 4.4 and is powered by a 1730mAh non removable battery. The phone comes with a 4.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 pixels by 854 pixels. Price at RM360, it’s a worthy phone.
2. Lenovo A6000 Plus
Lenovo A600 Plus was released in April 2015. Running on Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0.2 (Lollipop). The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at the price RM469. The Lenovo A6000 Plus is also a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts two Micro-SIM.
3. Oppo Joy 3
The Oppo Joy 3 smartphone was released in August 2015. The Oppo Joy 3 is powered by a Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU processor with 1 GB RAM. The Oppo Joy 3 is an Android 4.4 KitKat-based handset that runs Color OS 2.0 UI on top. The dual-SIM dual-standby (Micro-SIM) budget smartphone at a price tag from RM398 and features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixel) IPS display with a calculated pixel density of 217ppi.
4. Acer Liquid Z330
Acer Liquid Z330 was released in October 2015. It runs Android 5.1. and comes with a 4.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 pixels by 854 pixels at price RM409. The phone is powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM.
5. ZTE Blade L3
The ZTE Blade L3 is a surprisingly stylish and thin smartphone. The phone comes with a 5 inch screen features 16 M colors and a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels and supports multi touch input. The smartphone with a quad core processor clocked at up to 1,3 GHz and 1 GB RAM runs Android OS v5.0, (Lollipop) at price RM399 and the phone was released in May 2015.
6. Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual Sim
The Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual SIM features a 4-inch LCD multi touch display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and a pixel density of 233ppi at price RM318. It is encased in a 10.6mm thick outfit which has a weight of just 127.9g. It runs on latest Windows Phone v8.1 OS which is further up-gradable to the awaited Windows 10 platform and it was released in May 2015.
Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual Sim review
7. Meizu M2
Meizu M2 smartphone was released in July 2015. The Meizu M2 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at price RM479, it’s worth to buy at this pricing.
8. Samsung Galaxy V Plus
If you’re looking for a smartphone that’s simple yet powerful and affordable at price RM265, the Samsung Galaxy V Plus is perfect for you. It comes packed with the key features you want in a top-notch smartphone, maximizing your mobile life. Samsung Galaxy V Plus was released in July 2015.
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