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Best Android smartphones below 10k Philippine price

Best Android smartphones below 10k Philippine price

Looking for PHP 10,000 budget smartphones?

Fear not, ManilaShaker‘s got your back! Below we listed the top smartphones that you can buy under a PHP 10,000 price budget. Do note that prices may vary since the prices below are based on SM Cyberzone, Lazada, and Widget City price list.

You may also view our review/initial impressions/unboxing of the device in the respective URLs linked in their title. If we missed any details or smartphones that belong to this list, feel free to comment down below. Stay tuned for more!

ASUS Zenfone 4 Max

  • Display: 5.5-inch HD IPS display, 267ppi, 2.5D glass
  • Chipset: 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core CPU
  • GPU: Adreno 505 GPU
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, up to 256GB via microSD card (dedicated slot)
  • Rear Camera: Dual 13 MP, f/2.0, 25mm & 12mm, autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8MP Omnivision 8856 front, 1.12um pixel f/2.2, w/ LED flash
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM (nano), 4G LTE Cat.4, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BDS
  • Ports: micro-USB 2.0, USB OTG
  • OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat w/ ZenUI
  • Battery: 5,000mAh battery
  • Price: PHP 9,995

ASUS Zenfone 4 Selfie Lite

  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS display, 400nits brightness
  • Design: Front 2.5D curved glass display, 1.65mm slim bezel
  • Size: 155.66 mm x 75.9 mm x 7.85 mm, 144 grams
  • Colors: Deepsea Black, Mint Green, Rose Pink, Sunlight Gold
  • CPU: Snapdragon 425
  • GPU: Adreno 308
  • OS: Android N with new ASUS ZenUI 4.0
  • RAM: 2GB RAM/16GB, 32GB ROM, microSD up to 2TB
  • Rear Camera: 13 megapixels, Phase detection auto-focus, LED flash
  • PixelMaster Rear camera modes: Auto (with low light and HDR features), Beauty, Portrait, Pro (up to 32 seconds long exposure), Super Resolution (64 megapixels), GIF Animation, Panorama, Time Lapse (with power saving), 9 various filters
  • Selfie: 13 MP with f/2.0 aperture, Softlight LED Flash, ASUS SelfieMaster technology for smart beautification in selfies, videos, and live streams
  • PixelMaster front camera modes: Auto (with low light and HDR features), Beauty, Portrait, Selfie Panorama, GIF Animation, 9 various filters
  • Connectivity: WLAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi direct, GPS, AGPS, GLO, BDS, Dual SIM, MicroSD card
  • Battery:  3000mAh capacity
  • Price: PHP 7,995

Samsung Galaxy J7 Core

  • Display: [1280×720] 5.5-inch Super AMOLED Display, ~267ppi
  • Size: 152.4 x 78.6 x 7.6mm, 170g
  • Colors: Black, Gold
  • Chipset: Exynos 7870
  • Graphics: Mali-T830MP2
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB internal, <256GB microSD
  • Main Camera: 13MP, f/1.9, 28mm, autofocus, LED flash
  • Front camera: 5MP, f/2.2, 23m, LED flash
  • Connectivity: GSM/HSPA/LTE WiFi n, Bt 4.1, A2DP, LE, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • OS: Android 7.0 Software Samsung Experience
  • Battery: Removable 3000mAh Li-ion battery
  • Ports: microUSB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Price: PHP 9,990

Nokia 5

  • Display: 5.2-inch HD IPS LCD display
  • Dimensions: 149.7 x 72.5 x 8.05 mm
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 128 GB
  • Rear camera: 13MP PDAF, 1.12um, f/2 with dual tone flash
  • Front camera: 8MP AF, 1.12um, f/2, 84 degrees wide-angle
  • Connectivity: LTE Cat. 4, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, Gyroscope, NFC
  • OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Battery: non-removable 3000mAh battery
  • Price: PHP 9,990


  • Display: 5.2-inch HD (720 x 1280 pixels) display
  • Design: Metal unibody design
  • Colors: Gold, Black
  • OS: Android 7.1 Nougat, Color OS 3.1
  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6750T octa-core 1.5GHz processor
  • GPU: Mali-T860 MP2 GPU
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM, expandable via SD card
  • Rear Camera: 13-MP with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 5MP with f/2.4 aperture
  • Battery: 3,000mAh battery
  • Connectivity: dual-SIM support, 4G, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • Price: PHP 8,990

Vivo V5 Lite

  • Display: 5.5-inch 720p HD IPS LCD, 267ppi
  • Size: 7.6mm thick, 155g weight
  • Chipset: MediaTek 6750 octa-core chipset
  • Processor: 1.5GHZ x 8
  • Graphics: Mali-T860 GPU
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, microSD card up to 256GB
  • Main Camera: 13MP f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash
  • Front camera: 16MP f/2.0 with soft light flash
  • Connectivity: GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz | WCDMA: 850/900/2100MHz | 4G LTE, WiFi , Bt, GPS, hybrid dual-nano sim
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow Software FunTouch OS 3.0
  • Battery: 3000mah
  • Ports: microUSB, 3.55mm headphone jack
  • Price: PHP 9,990

Motorola Moto E4 Plus

  • Display: [720×1280] 5.5-inch IPS LCD, 267ppi
  • Size: 155 x 77.5 x 9.6 mm, 198g
  • Colors: Gray and Gold
  • Chipset: 1.4GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 CPU Processor 1.4 GHz
  • Graphics: Adreno 308 GPU
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB internal, microSD card up to 128GB
  • Main Camera: 13 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, LED flash
  • Front camera: 5 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED Flash, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
  • Connectivity: LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC
  • OS: Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Battery: 5000mAh, 10W Rapid Charging
  • Ports: MicroUSB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack, dual SIM (nano-SIM)
  • Price: PHP 8,999

Meizu M5s

  • Display: 5.2-inch IPS LCD @ 1280 x 720 pixels, 282ppi
  • Dimensions: 148.2 x 72.5 x 8.4mm, 143g
  • Chipset: 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core CPU
  • GPU: Mali T720 GPU
  • Memory: 3GB LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 128GB (uses SIM2 slot)
  • Rear Camera: 13MP ƒ/2.2 PDAF with Dual LED flash
  • Front camera: 5MP ƒ/2.0
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Dual-SIM (Hybrid), Dual Standby, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 5GHz + 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 4.0 with BLE support, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • OS: Flyme 5.2 based on Android Marshmallow
  • Battery: 3000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with mCharge 2.1 (fast charging)
  • Price: PHP 8,990

Huawei Y7 Prime

  • Display: 5.5-inch HD IPS In-Cell display, 267ppi
  • Colors: Black, Gold
  • Dimensions: 153.6 x 76.4 x 8.35 mm, 165 g
  • Chipset: 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core CPU
  • GPU: Adreno 505 GPU
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, microSD card support
  • Rear camera: 12MP w/ LED flash
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat w/ EMUI 5.1
  • Battery: 4,000mAh battery
  • Price: PHP 9,990

Huawei GR3 2017

  • Display: 5.2-inch 1080p FHD IPS LCD, 424ppi
  • Dimension: 7.6mm thick, 147g weight
  • Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 655 octa-core chipset
  • GPU: Mali-T830MP2
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 16GB internal, hybrid microSD card up to 256GB
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi b/g/n, Bt 4.1, GPS, GLONASS, hybrid dual-nano sim, FM radio, NFC
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Ports: micro USB 2.0, 3.55mm headphone jack
  • Battery: 3000mah
  • Price: PHP 8,990

Cherry Mobile Flare S6 Plus

  • Display: 5.7-inch HD IPS display @ 1440 x 720 px, 282ppi
  • Dimensions: 156.5 x 73.10 x 8.6 mm, 168g
  • Processor: 1.5GHz Octa-Core MediaTek 6750T
  • GPU: Mali T860 MP2 GPU
  • Memory: 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card up to 128GB
  • OS: Cherry OS based on Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Rear Camera: 16MP + 5MP Samsung S5K3P3 rear camera with LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 16MP + 5MP Samsung S5K3P3 front camera with LED Flash
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.1.1 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, A-GPS, Dual SIM (micro), Dual Standby
  • Ports: USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Audio: Hi-Fi audio
  • Battery: 3000mah battery
  • Price: PHP 9,999

Cherry Mobile Desire R8

  • Display: 5.5-inch Full HD IPS Display, 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution
  • Chipset: 1.5GHz MediaTek 6750T octa-core processor
  • Memory: 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB)
  • Rear Camera: 13MP + 5MP Dual Rear Cameras
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE with 700MHz support, Dual-SIM (micro+nano), Dual Standby, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, A-GPS
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Orientation, Light, Proximity
  • Battery: 3000mAh battery
  • OS: Android Nougat
  • Price: PHP 9,999

CloudFone Excite Prime 2 Pro

  • 5.5-inch HD display, Gorilla Glass
  • 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage
  • 13-megapixel f/2.0 Samsung S5K3L8 + 8-megapixel f/2.0 Samsung S5K4H8 rear cameras with 2x optical zoom, LED flash, and Portrait mode
  • 20MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G LTE, Dual SIM
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • 3,000mAh battery, Quick Charge 3.0

Xiaomi Mi A1

Mi A1 (L) Oppo F5 (R)
  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS LCD Display, 401ppi 1920 x 1080p resolution
  • Design: All metal body, hidden antenna lines
  • Colors: Gold, Black, Rose Gold or Pink
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Graphics: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, microSD card up to 128GB
  • Main Camera: 12 MP + 12MP dual-camera, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Multimedia: 4K UHD
  • Front camera: 5MP, 1080p
  • Connectivity: GSM/CDMA/HSPA/4G LTE, WiFi ac, Bt 4.2, A2DP, A-GPS, FM Radio
  • OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat, upgradeable to Oreo this year
  • Software: Stock Android
  • Battery: 3080mAh
  • Ports: USB Type C 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Price: PHP 10,450 (a little over PHP 10k)

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