Affordable Phones for Under Php 5k in the Philippines (2024)

Affordable Phones for Under Php 5k in the Philippines (2024)

Are you looking to get an affordable phone that doesn’t break your bank? We got you covered. Check out these affordable phones you can get under Php 5,000 in the Philippines in 2024.

Smartphones under this price range typically feature slow-processing phones that aren’t even worth checking, but things have changed this year and we saw models arriving that are both functional and decently engineered that could be someone’s backup or first smartphone.

Affordable Phones for Under Php 5k in the Philippines (2024)

  • Infinix Smart 8 Pro
  • realme Note 50
  • vivo Y03
  • itel P55 4G
  • Redmi A3

Infinix Smart 8 Pro

This latest sub-Php 5k phone from Infinix was launched just a few months ago, and it offers a 50-megapixel camera, a 90Hz display, and a 5000mAh battery capacity for Php 4,799 after discounts on its Shopee listing. That makes the Smart 8 Pro Infinix’s most affordable offering in the Philippines for 2024. 


realme Note 50

realme surprised the country at the start of the year with the Note 50, its most affordable phone yet with just a Php 3,599 price tag for the 4GB/64GB configuration, with a few hundred pesos over for a beefier 4GB/128GB variant. The best part? This affordable phone is getting two major Android updates, something that’s very rare for any phone priced at under Php 5k.



vivo Y03

With Php 3,999 and Php 4,999 price tags in tow for its 64GB and 128GB variants, vivo’s most affordable phone of 2024 is one you should not miss. We listed down some of the reasons why you should check the phone out, with some highlights that include having Android 14 out of the box, a 90hz display, an IP54 rating, and a decent Helio G85 processor for its price.


itel P55 4G

If there’s a brand right know that really knows this market, it has to be itel. It’s best offering for 2024 has to be the P55 4G, which launched in the Philippines last January. Both variants are priced under Php 5,000: the 128GB variant at Php 4,499 and the 256GB storage variant priced at Php 500 more at Php 4,999. The P55 4G features a 90Hz display, game booster software, a 5000mAh battery, and a 50MP dual rear camera setup.



Redmi A3

Lastly, we have the Xiaomi A3 with a Php 3,999 price tag for the beefier 4GB/128GB variant with a Php 3,699 for the 3GB/64GB one. It’s a Xiaomi 13 made affordable in terms of design while offering security with fingerprint and face unlock, a 5000mAh battery, a 90Hz display, and a MediaTek Helio G36 onboard.


These are some of the phones you can buy as starters or if you’re on a budget but are looking for decent phones for everyday use. Let us know by commenting below if you have recommendations for other models in this category.



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