Once upon a time, smartphones with 4GB RAM seemed like a distant dream to consumers who are on a budget.
Nowadays, with a little digging, you can definitely find a smartphone model that’ll give you a generous amount of RAM without burning a huge, painful hole in your wallet. (Read: Should You Buy Smartphone via An Installment Plan?)
If you’re in the market for a new smartphone with 4GB RAM, today is your lucky day! Presenting: our top 5 list of smartphones with 4GB RAM under 15k!
Oh, the things you can do with a 4GB RAM. A bigger RAM almost always mean better app performance, and who don’t want their apps to be snappy and efficient? Especially in a time where multitasking is a key performance indicator when it comes to smartphones.
And because we only want the best for you, we listed down the 5 best smartphones with 4GB RAM with a budget of 15k and below.
Cloudfone Excite Prime 2 Pro
Available in Lazada for ₱9,999
The first in our list of smartphones with 4GB RAM is also arguably the most budget-friendly – the Cloudfone Excite Prime 2 Pro.
And for its price point, this smartphone is definitely filled to the brim with top-notch specs and extra features. The 5.5-inch IPS display, for instance, is capable of full HD with 1920 x 1080 resolution. The display is also protected by a Gorilla Glass Protection 3 for extra security.
The 64-bit Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor may feel a little too dated for some of you, but we guarantee that you won’t feel significant differences. Partnered with an Adreno 505 GPU, the Cloudfone Excite Prime 2 Pro can also stand as an excellent gaming smartphone.
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Xiaomi Mi Max 2
Available in Lazada for ₱12,499
They say size doesn’t matter but sometimes it just does. Fortunately, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is big in almost every aspect except its price.
In terms of display, it’s hard not to get wowed by this “phablet’s” 6.44-inch IPS LCD that supports a 1920 x 1080 resolution with 342-pixel density. Images are bright and colors are crisp – perfect for watching videos!
The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is also equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core CPU and an Adreno 506 GPU. Despite having a 4GB RAM, however, graphic-intensive games are playable at best and choppy at worst. Still, apps’ performance is snappy and efficient for multitasking.
ASUS Zenfone 4 Selfie
Available in Lazada for ₱12,899
Calling all selfie-lovers! Did you think we’ve forgotten about you?
Another great addition to our list of smartphones with 4GB RAM is the ASUS Zenfone 4 Selfie. As the name implies, this is a selfie-centric smartphone with dual front-end cameras (20 MP + 8 MP) and a 16MP rear camera.
The ASUS Zenfone 4 Selfie is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 8-core processor and an Adreno 505 GPU. With the addition of a sizeable 4GB RAM, this smartphone proves itself to be very efficient and responsive and capable of multitasking!
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Available in Lazada for ₱13,990
This midrange selfie smartphone is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera that takes pictures with sharp details and vibrant colors. But of course that is not the star of the show, so to speak! The real star is the dual front-end cameras specifically made to take the best selfies. The Oppo F3 boasts of a 16-megapixel (high resolution) + 8-megapixel front cameras (for wide-angle shots).
But the Oppo F3 is not just a great selfie smartphone. It is equipped with a MediaTek MT6750T octa-core processor, a Mali-T860MP2 GPU, and a generous 4GB RAM. Performance-wise, the Oppo F3 can perfectly handle quite a number of tasks simultaneously.
Games also perform smoothly even at their highest settings, though the phone itself can get a little warm on the backside with prolonged gaming.
Overall, the Oppo F3 offers more than just feature, making it one of our top smartphones with 4GB RAM.
HTC Desire 10 Pro
Available in Lazada for ₱13,990
At first glance, the HTC Desire Pro might not seem like anything much. Sporting a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display and a build that can be tagged as “conventional”.
What is not conventional, however, is the HTC Desire 10 Pro’s cameras. On the rear, we got a 20-megapixel camera, complete with an F2.2 aperture and a laser autofocus. On the front end, you also get a 13-megapixel selfie camera.
These camera giants are paired up with great hardware and processors. The HTC Desire 10 Pro boasts of an octa-core, 64-bit, MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 processor paired with an ARM Mali-T860 GPU. All this is tied with a 4GB RAM and a 64GB internal storage.
And that’s it for our quick list of top 5 smartphones with 4GB RAM. Did anything on our list catch your eye? Let us know in the comments section!
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