Buying the best smartphones for less than 100 € in 2017

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Oct 20, 2017 // By:admin // No Comment

Buying a smartphone today is a real journey of the fighter today. The models are numerous, and the competition is fierce. There is something for every budget, and it is not compulsory to empty his booklet A to afford a state-of-the-art terminal. It is also possible to have fun when you have a small budget. Want to offer you a smartphone but not to leave your monthly payroll there? Here is our selection of the best smartphones for less than 100 euros.

A smartphone is expensive. Here is an idea! Today, there are excellent smartphones less than 200 euros. And for smaller budgets, there are also devices less than 100 euros sufficiently well optimized to meet all the basic uses .

If your main uses are to send SMS, surf the social networks and take some photos here and there, then the smartphones less than 100 euros that you will find in this selection will satisfy you. Some are even 4G compatible. Besides, if it’s the cheapest smartphones that sell the most, it’s no coincidence.

Of course, you stay in the entry-level and you will not expect monstrous performance. But if you want to enjoy Android without ruining yourself and without spending a half salary in a high-end? So this buying guide is for you.

Archos 50 Helium Plus 4G

The Archos 50 Helium Plus 4G is probably the cream of the best of all, in terms of smartphones less than 100 euros. Not only it is compatible 4G but in addition it proposes a technical sheet worthy of the name including with a screen HD of 5 inches and two sensors photo of 13 and 5 Megapixels. Only its battery of only 2000 mAh makes a little task beside the rest. However, icing on the cake, its design is neat and elegant and it is rather rare for a smartphone in this price range.

Screen : 5-inch IPS with HD resolution 720p and resolution of 29 3ppp
Processor : Mediatek MT6735P quad-core cortex-A53 @ 1GHZ
RAM : 1 GB
Storage : 8 GB
Micro SD : up to 64 GB
Backpack : 13 Megapixels
Front camera : 5 Megapixels
Connectivity : Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS
4G  : category 4
Battery : 2000 mAh
Dimensions : 143 x 71 x 9.3 mm
Weight : 161 grams
OS : Android 5.1 Lollipop

Archos 55 Platinum HD

Looking for a big screen smartphone at a low price? Then the Archos 55 Platinum HD is for you. With its 5.5-inch HD 720p screen, it offers the comfort of a phablette and offers a rather nice technical sheet. We will regret the absence of 4G but at that price, we are obliged to compromise. Its design remains very basic and it is not the most original Android smartphones but it nevertheless has strong assets. Especially for this price! In addition, it has the merit of turning under Lollipop and offering an interface close to the stock version of Android.

Screen : 5.5 inch IPS LCD with 720p HD resolution
Processor : Spreatrum SC7731 Quad-core @ 1.2GHz
RAM : 1 GB
Storage : 8 GB
Micro SD  : yes
Backpack : 13 Megapixels
Front camera : 2 Megapixels
Connectivity : Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS / A-GPS
Battery : 2400 mAh
Dimensions : 144 x 72.6 x 8.7 mm
Weight : 164 grams
OS : Android 5.1 Lollipop

Wikio Lenny 3

As the name suggests, the Wiko Lenny 3 is simply the replacement of Wiken Lenny 2. The program, a more ambitious technical and especially Android Marshmallow which, for the moment, becomes accessible for less than 100 euros. When one sees that some high-end headlights have not even received this update yet, one wonders if it is not better to bet on a cheap smartphone.

On the side of the technical characteristics, this Wiko Lenny 3 is rather favored vis-a-vis its predecessor. The definition of the screen goes in HD 720p , which is rather preferable on a 5-inch smartphone and goes from 768 MB to 1 GB of RAM. The photo sensors are also improving since we now find two cameras of 8 and 5 megapixels. On the other hand, still no 4G .

Display : 5-inch HD 720p resolution, 294 dpi resolution
Processor : MediaTek quad-core clocked at 1.3 GHz
RAM : 1 GB
Storage : 16 GB
Micro SD : up to 64 GB
Backpack : 8 Megapixels with LED Flash
Front camera : 5 Megapixels
Connectivity : Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS
Battery : 2000 mAh
Dimensions : 145 × 73.1 × 9.9 mm
Weight : grams
OS : Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Samsung Galaxy J1

What about the Samsung Galaxy J1 if it is one of the most modest, even the most modest smartphone proposed by the Korean manufacturer. When it was released, it was a bit pricey but now that its price has fallen below the 100 euros , it becomes interesting. We find the usual design of Samsung smartphones , the traditional overlay Touchwiz and technical characteristics of entry-level. We regret nevertheless that the version marketed in France is not compatible with 4G networks.

Display : 4.3 inches with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels
Processor : dual core clocked at 1.2 Ghz
RAM : 512 MB
Storage : 4 GB
Micro SD  : yes
Back-up Camera : 5 Megapixels
Front camera : 2 Megapixels
Connectivity : Wifi 802.11 b / g / n 2.4GHz, Wifi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS / GLONASS
Battery : 1850 mAh
Dimensions : 129 x 68.2 x 8.9 mm
Weight : 122 grams
OS : Android Lollipop

Acer Liquid Z330

Sold less than 100 euros, the Acer Liquid Z330 remains an excellent compromise because it is one of the few 4G smartphones sold in this price range. With it, you should not expect miraculous performance, but it has solid assets, starting with its compact size of 4.5 inches or its front camera of 5 megapixels ideal for selfies.

In addition, its battery of 2000 mah will offer him an excellent autonomy, given his data sheet which remains modest. We agree, it is not a monster but it does its job very well and displays excellent value for money.

Screen : 4.5 inches with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels
Processor : Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 clocked at 1.1 GHz
RAM : 1 GB
Storage : 8 GB
Micro SD : up to 32GB
Backlit camera : 5 Megapixels with LED flash and autofocus
Front camera : 5 Megapixels
Connectivity : Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS, 4G
Battery : 2000 mAh
Dimensions : 136 x 66.5 x 9.6 mm
Weight : 142 grams
OS : Android 5.1 Lollipop

Wikio Rainbow Lite 4G

One thing is for sure, the Wiko Rainbow Lite 4G is well named. Lighted and colorful, it has the merit of proposing 4G for less than 100 euros and that is really appreciable. Its definition of screen is a little light for a slab of 5 inches and it will not count on its photoelectric sensors to realize prowess. On the other hand, it offers the essentials for a price that remains affordable. If you’re looking for a smartphone to surf the web and social networks, send SMS, phone and listen to music, it will do the trick.

Screen : 5 inches with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels
Processor : Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 clocked at 1.1 GHz
RAM : 1 GB
Storage : 4 GB
Micro SD  : up to 64 GB
Back-up Camera : 5 Megapixels
Front camera : 2 Megapixels
Connectivity : Wifi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS / A-GPS
Battery : 2000 mAh
Dimensions : 143 x 71.7 x 8.9 mm
Weight : 160 grams
Colors  : Red, White, Blue, Black, Coral
OS : Android 5.1 Lollipop

Xiaomi Redmi 4A

We can trust the Chinese manufacturer to offer us excellent aircraft whatever our budget, and the Redmi 4A is a good proof. Taking on the name of its range of entry-level, it now offers a phone for less than 100 €.

And this one is not under-equipped, since it features a Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage and even offers a 13-megapixel photo sensor. At this price, only one worry: it is exclusively sold in import, but is probably the safest value on this range.

Screen  : 5-inch IPS, HD 720p definition
Processor  : quad core Snapdragon 425 clocked at 1.4 GHz
GPU  : Adreno 308
RAM  : 2 GB
Storage  : 16 GB
Micro SD  : up to 128 GB
Camera  : 13 megapixels with auto-focus phase detection
Front camera  : 5 megapixel aperture f / 2.2
Battery  : 3120 mAh
Connectivity  : 4G VoLte, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS
Dimensions  : 139.9 × 70.4 × 8.5mm
Weight  : 140 grams
OS  : Android Marshmallow via MIUI 8

Alcatel U5

If Alcatel has never succeeded in breaking into the high end, the fact remains that the well-known brand of the French proposes one after the other very good phones on the more sober grounds of the entry-level.

No frills, the Alcatel U5 focuses on staying power while offering a durable phone with a textured back very practical for everyday handling.

Screen: 5 inch HD
Processor: MediaTek 6737
Front sensor: 5MP with flash
Rear sensor: 8 MP
Storage: 8 GB + micro SD
Battery: 2200 mAh
Dimensions: 141.8 x 71.4 x 8.95 mm
Weight: 135 grams
Colors: volcano black with gray or blue effects

Lenovo B

The Lenovo B does not shine through its performance naturally, but catches up with a light interface and a sober and efficient design. The advantage of this brand is that it is extremely present in France; if the warranty is extremely important to you, you can easily enjoy it.

Screen: 4.5 inches 480 x 854
Processor: 4 cores 1 Ghz
Rear photo sensor: 5 megapixels
Front photo sensor: N / C
Storage: 8 GB + micro SD
Battery: 2000 mAh

Wileyfox Spark

The English brand Wileyfox is also present on the entry level with the Spark, a phone with a configuration more than honest for its price. The most remarkable point of this phone is none other than its design. If it is the element most sacrificed by others, the brand does not hesitate to highlight its original logo and a few touches of colors.

Screen: 5 inches 720p
Processor: MediaTek 6735 1.3 GHz
RAM: 2 go
Rear photo sensor: 13 megapixels
Front camera sensor: 8 megapixels
Storage: 16 g
Battery: 2200 mAh

Echo Java

Echo Java is one that will please the tightest purses, since it is easily found around 60 € now. Obviously, the smartphone is not overpowered but it has the advantage of having no overlay, promising you the best performance. It is also available in many colors.

Screen: 5.5 inch 720p
Processor: 4 cores 1.3 GHz
Rear photo sensor: 5 megapixels
Front camera sensor: 2 megapixels
Storage: 8 go
Battery: 2500 mAh
Wikio U Feel lite

The French brand Wiko offers particularly competitive models on the market segment. While it was originally marketed at the price of 170 euros in 2016, the smartphone has seen its price fall and it is now available under the famous bar of 100 euros. You are advised especially Amazon if you want to get it.

Screen: 5-inch HD screen
Processor: Cortex-A53 processor
Rear photo sensor: 8 megapixels
Front camera sensor: 5 megapixels
Storage: 16 GB
Battery: 2500 mAh

Wiko Sunset 2

Discreet but effective, the Wiko Sunset 2 is one of the best choices of this shopping guide if velocity is important to you. At the approximate price of 80 euros, it will not let you down, neither from a standpoint of autonomy nor a point of view of its overall performance. As a bonus, it is equipped with a micro SD port to add storage space!

Display: 4 inches resolution 800 x 48
Processor: ARM Cortex-A7
RAM: 512 MB
Rear photo sensor: 2 MPx
Front photo sensor: 1.3 Mpx
Storage: 4 GB
Battery: 1300 mAh
Blackview A7

The Blackview A7 has one of the best value for money in this segment. For the price of 65 euros, you will be entitled to a HD screen of 5 inches, with an excellent autonomy but especially to a double sensor photo back! And yes, this feature, which makes it possible to succeed beautiful pictures, is not reserved for iPhone 8 Plus, Note 8 and LG V30!

Screen: 5-inch HD screen
Processor: Mediatek MT6580A
Rear photo sensor: 5 Mpx and 0.3 Mpx
Front camera sensor: 2 megapixel
Storage: 8GB
Battery: 2800 mAh

Sony Xperia E1

Sold at around 85 euros, the Sony Xperia E1 is equipped with a data sheet of the most honest for a smartphone of this range. Its modern design and deliciously sober as well as its pleasant handling. The only point on which the critics converge is on that of the camera. The smartphone currently runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean but should soon be able to switch to Kit-Kat.

Display: 4 inch LCD
Processor: Snapdragon 200
RAM: 512 MB
Rear photo sensor: 3 megapixels
Storage: 4GB
Battery: 1700 mAh
Doogee X5 Max

Available for the ridiculous price of 60 euros, the Doogee X5 Max still offers a quality experience. With its large 4000 mAh battery, the Chinese smartphone will offer you an autonomy that can increase up to twenty hours, depending on the use you make of it, which is rather rare for a model of this segment. The cherry on the cake, the smartphone is even equipped with a fingerprint sensor at the back!

Display: 5 inches IPS 720 x 1280 px
Processor: MTK MT6580
Rear photo sensor: 8 Mpx
Front photo sensor: 2 Mpx
Storage: 4GB
Battery: 4000 mAh

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