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If you’re looking for a smartphone with punchier colors and deep blacks, AMOLED panel is the way to go. If you happen to be looking one under a budget, we got you covered.

List of Budget AMOLED Phones

Galaxy J2 Pro 2018

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Retailing for Php7,490, the J2 Pro 2018 is, by far, the cheapest AMOLED phone out there. It’s a basic smartphone running a quad-core snapdragon 425, but hey, at least it has a headphone jack.

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Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Full Specs

  • 5″ Super AMOLED display, 540 x 960 pixels, 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 143.8 x 72.3 x 8.4 mm , 153g
  • Snapdragon 425
  • Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Adreno 308
  • up to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • 2GB RAM + 16GB internal storage (expandable to 256GB via a microSD card)
  • 2600mAh battery
  • Main camera: 8 MP, AF, f/2.2
  • Front camera: 5 MP, f/2.2
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, microUSB 2.0, 3G LTE Dual Sim

Galaxy J4

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Providing decent performance for Php9,990, the Galaxy J4 Core has a relatively spacious 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with quad-core Exynos 7570 running Android 8.0 Oreo.

Samsung Galaxy J4 Full Specs

  • 5.5″ Super AMOLED display, 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 151.7 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm, 175g
  • Exynos 7570
  • Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Mali-T720 MP2
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • 2GB RAM + 16GB internal storage (expandable to 256GB via a microSD card)
  • 3000mAh battery
  • Main camera: 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF
  • Front camera: 5 MP, f/2.2
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, microUSB 2.0, 3G LTE Dual Sim

Galaxy J6

If you want decent performance out of your budget AMOLED phone, the Galaxy J6 comes with an octa-core Exynos 7870 along with 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage complete with fingerprint scanner and face recognition. You might want to shed a little more for Php13,990.

Samsung Galaxy J6 (2018) Full Specs

  • 5.6″ Super AMOLED Infinity display, 720 x 1480 pixels, 18.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2 mm, 154g
  • Exynos 7870
  • Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Mali-T830 MP1
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage (expandable to 256GB via a microSD card)
  • 3000mAh battery
  • Main camera: 13MP
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Fingerprint Scanner, Facial Recognition
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, microUSB 2.0, 3G LTE Dual Sim

From this shortlist, it’s easy to point out that Samsung, by far, is the only one that offers cheap AMOLED phones with other manufacturers opting for IPS LCD to keep cost at a minimum. Frankly speaking, Samsung phones are always a tad pricier compared to the competition.

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