8 Best Android Phones of 2022 under P5,000

It’s not too late to treat yourself or your loved ones to a brand-new phone. Phones do not have to be costly, they just need to be functional and have great features. There are phones that give you amazing performance without breaking your wallet and lucky for you, these phones are under ₱5,000.

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Get in, Sugboanon, we’re going shopping! Here are the 8 Best Android Phones of 2022 under PHP5,000.

1. Vivo Y02

Vivo Y02 is an entry-level smartphone that is perfect for basic use. It also sports an 8-megapixel main camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. It has a 6.51-inch display and provides its users with a bright and vibrant screen experience.

The phone does have 2GB RAM which limits the apps you can download. However,  this is still great for people who do not use phones for heavy-duty work.

The Vivo Y02’s battery life is good for its price too. It can last 21 hours when in use. If you are a first-time android user, this phone is the one for you.


  • Helio P22 Processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 6.51-inch HD+ IPS display
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 8-megapixel f/2.0 main camera with PDAF
  • 5-megapixel f/2.2 front camera
  • 4G, LTE
  • WiFi. Bluetooth, NFC
  • Face Unlock
  • 5000mAh battery
  • 10w charging
  • Android 12 (Go Edition), FunTouch OS 12

Where to buy?

2. Redmi A1

Redmi A1 is another basic android phone good for everyday use. It has a decent camera for its price and great battery life.

It has an all-plastic exterior but is equipped with a textured back panel giving it a sleek look that can withstand friction. The phone also sports an 8-megapixel main camera with a QVGA depth sensor and a 5-megapixel selfie camera.


  • Helio A22 processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 6.52-inch HD + IPS LCD Display
  • 8-megapixel f/2.0 main camera, QVGA Depth Sensor
  • 5-megapixel f/2.2 front camera
  • $G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1
  • 5000mAh battery
  • 10W wired charging
  • Android 12 (Go Edition)

You can purchase the Redmi A1 here

Where to buy?

3. Xiaomi Poco M4 Pro

Xiaomi launched another affordable but high-quality phone which is the Xiaomi Poco M4 Pro. The phone has decent performance for its price and has long-lasting battery life.

The Poco M4 Pro sports a 6.43-inch screen with 2400×1080 pixel 409 PPI and 90Hz AMOLED display. This allows its users to have a vibrant watching experience. It also comes in 3 different storage sizes: 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB.

The phone also offers a 64-megapixel rear camera and a 16-megapixel selfie camera. This phone is perfect for people who love taking pictures since it offers good-quality photos for its price.


  • MediaTek Helio G96
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 128/256GB storage
  • 6.4-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display, 90hz refresh rate
  • 64-megapixel f/1.8 main camera with PDAF, 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera, 2-megapixel macro camera
  • 16-megapixel f/2.25 selfie camera
  • 4G
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Stereo speakers
  • 5000mAh battery
  • 33w wired charging
  • Android 11, MIUI 13 for POCO

Where to buy?

4. realme C35

Another Android phone to add to your “New Year, New Phone” list is the realme C35. This phone sports both glowing green and Glowing black colors,  which add to its aesthetic. The realme C3 sports a 50-megapixel main camera. Video recordings can run up to 1080p/30FPS for this phone.

The phone is also perfect for basic everyday tasks and even playing games. realme C35 runs smoothly and is good at multitasking.


  • Unisoc Tiger 616 processor
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • 6.6-inch Full HD+ IPS display, 180hz touch sampling
  • 50-megapixel f/1.8 main camera with PDAF, 2-megapixel f/2.4 macro camera, 2-megapixel f/2.4 mono camera
  • 8-megapixel f/2.0 selfie camera
  • 4G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • 5000mAh battery
  • 18w fast charging
  • Android 11, realme UI 2.0

Where to buy?


The UMIDIGI A7s sports a full-on plastic build which is the basic material you can get for a wallet-friendly phone. However, the plastic build on the UMIDIGI is not tacky. Instead, it still gives the phone a good look.

The phone itself is of good quality. It offers an IPS LCD screen which allows its users to experience realistic images with good color quality.

The UMIDIGI A7 has a triple camera set up on the back. The rear camera has 13 megapixels while the front camera has 8 megapixels.

Although the phone is not known for its camera quality, it is popular for its amazing battery life. This is because the phone’s battery has a 4150mAh capacity.

The best feature of this phone is its infrared thermometer. This allows its users to take body temperatures quickly.


  • Weight: 228g
  • Dimensions: 163,7 x 77,6 x 8,5mm
  • Operating system: Android 10.0 (Q)
  • Display size: 6.49 inches
  • Resolution: 1560×720
  • RAM: 4Gb
  • Storage (ROM): 64GB
  • Cameras: 16Mp Samsung S5K2P7
  • CPU: MediaTek MT6757 / Helio P20
  • Battery: 4150mAh

Where to buy?

6. Oppo Reno8 Pro+

Oppo has been launching budget-friendly phones and their Reno8 Pro+ is one of them. This phone sports a minimalist and chic design. It is also fairly easy and comfortable to hold because of its flat design.

Unlike other wallet-friendly android phones, the Oppo Reno8 pro+ is made of glass. This allows the phone to have a modern look which makes it look high-end.

The Reno8 Pro+ uses a Sony IMX766 50MP camera. It has an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera and a 2-megapixel camera. The front camera on the other hand is equipped with a 32-megapixel camera with autofocus.

Performance-wise, the Reno8 Pro’s shows no issues when apps are running in the background. What’s better is that you can even play games for hours and there is no heat buildup.


  • Dimensions: 161.2 x 74.2 x 7.3 mm (6.35 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
  • Weight: 183 g (6.46 oz)
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Display:
    • 6.7 inches, 108.0 cm
    • AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+, 500 nits (typ), 800 nits (HBM), 950 nits (peak)
  • Memory: 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
  • Camera
    • 50 MP Main Camera
    • 32MP Selfie Camera

Where to buy?

7. realme C21Y

The realme CY21 has a two-tone diamond cut design. It is also textured which helps its users have a firm grip on the phone.

You also get a triple camera setup in the back as well as a fingerprint reader. The phone’s camera offers 13-megapixel rear cameras with 2-megapixel black and white lens and a 2-megapixel Macro lens. Meanwhile, it also has a front camera with 5 megapixels.


  • Dimensions: 164.5 x 76 x 9.1 mm
  • Display: 6.5 inches, LCD, HD+
  • Storage: 32/64GB
  • Camera
    • Rear Camera: 13MP Main Camera + 2MP B&W lens + 2MP Macro lens; 1080P 30FPS
    • Front Camera: 5MP; 720P 30fps
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 10W charging

Where to buy?

8. Poco X3 Pro 5G

The Poco X3 Pro is perfect for you if you are into gaming. This phone offers its users great gaming performance. It has a powerful processor despite its budget-friendly price which is hard to find in other budget phones.

Poco X3 Pro sports a dual-tone design. It also has great protection because of its Corning’s Gorilla glass 6. Display-wise, the phone offers a decent picture quality that is also good enough for gaming.

The phone’s camera sports a 48-megapixel main camera and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle-camera.


  • Snapdragon 860 processor
  • 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • 6.67-inch Full HD+ IPS display, 120hz refresh rate, 240hz touch sampling rate
  • 48-megapixel f/1.79 main camera with PDAF, 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera, 2-megapixel f/2.4 macro camera, 2-megapixel f/2.4 depth sensor
  • 20-megapixel selfie camera
  • 4G
  • WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5, side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • IP53 rating, stereo speakers, NFC
  • 5160mAh battery
  • 33w fast charging
  • Android 11, MIUI 12

Where to buy?

Say hello to a brand new year with a brand new and budget-friendly phone. Get yours now!

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