4 Top Budget Smartphones that can make perfect Selfies

By Ana Margarita Olar | Fotograpiya.com |

Due to the pressure of having to post something for our social media account, taking a selfie in every event of our life becomes a crucial part of our day. If you’re looking for a smartphone, but you don’t want to scrape up you budget, here are the list to choose from:

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  1. Lava Iris Selfie 50. (Price: 7699 INR or Php 5,466)

As its name explicitly suggests, this budget smartphone is launched especially for those selfie addicts. It has a five-megapixel front camera which is autofocus and has an LED flash. It is also equipped with an eight-megapixel rear camera with BSIII sensor and dual LED flash. Other specs of this smartphone include:


  • Android 4.2 KitKat
  • 2Ghz quad-core processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 8GB internal storage, expandable for up to 32GB via micro SD card.
  • 5-inch (720×1280 pixels) HD IPS display


  1. Torque Droidz Octave (Price: Php 6,399)

This is a 5-inch octa-core smartphone from the local manufacturer that has been regularly offering an innovative smartphone at budget-friendly prices. It has a 5-megapixel front camera and 8-megapixel rear camera with AF and LED flash for that perfect selfie moment. Other specs of this smartphone include:


  • Android 4.4 KitKat
  • 4GHz MediaTekocta-core processor
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 8GB internal storage, expandable for up to 32GB via micro SD card.
  • 5-inch (720×1280 pixels) HD IPS display
  • Dual Sim


  1. O+ Grande (Price: Php 5,995)

A full pledged “phablet” or a smartphone-tablet hybrid, it has a massive 6-inch HD IPS display. It was specifically designed to give the user a great movie viewing experience. But it is also great for selfies because of its 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera that can take very decent shots. Other specs of this budget friendly “phablet” include:


  • Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • O+ air shuffles and air share
  • 3 GHz Quad Core ARM Cortex A7 and Mali 400 GPU based MediaTek MT6582 chipset.
  • 1 GB of RAM and has 4 GB of ROM


  1. Cherry Mobile Pulse. (Price: Php 6, 499)

This brand is one of the few octa-core smartphones that fits a tight budget. Despite its low price, it boasts a 13-megapixel camera with LED flash and 5-megapixel front camera for a fabulous selfie experience. Other specs of this phone include:

  • Android 4.4 Kitkat
  • 7GHz MediaTek MTK 6592 processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 8GB of storage, expandable via microSD up to 64GB
  • 5-inch HD IPS display, Dragontrail Scratch Resistant glass protection, 1280 x 720 resolution
  • Dual-SIM