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Midrange Smartphones for the Graduates


College years are finally over, we can now expect a lot of graduation rites marking the finish line of ‘ups and downs’.

Everyone has to celebrate and everyone deserves a gift!

Here are the midrange smartphones you might consider buying for yourself:


Oppo F11 Pro
Oppo F11 Pro brings you an all-screen display with motorized pop-up cameras.

OPPO F11 Pro boasts its 48 megapixels camera sensor that the company says can handle well in lowlight photography.

This device has a whopping 6.23″LTPS IPS LCD display that is impressively crisp and vivid, thanks to its Full HD resolution.

OPPO F11 Pro is powered by MediaTek Helio P70 that will surely handle your gaming needs. It has two rear cameras— 48MP f/1.8 primary camera and 5MP f/2.4 depth sensor. When it comes to selfie shooter, it has a generous motorized pop-up 16MP f/2.0 camera that has 1.0 micron pixels.

This device has the latest Android operating system, Android 9 Pie out of the box.

OPPO F11 Pro was launched with the price of PHP18,990.

Read: Oppo F11 Pro Review- Best Midrange with 48MP camera?


Nokia 7 plus
Nokia 7 plus boasts its solid block of 6000 series of aluminium body and its 18:9 screen aspect ratio.

Even after a year, Nokia 7 plus can still fight in the upper-midrange category.

Nokia 7 plus has a 6″ Full HD + IPS LCD display that will give you vivid colors and clarity. The device also has sunlight readability so you won’t worry reading your messages on Facebook under the sun.

Powered by Snapdragon 660 mobile processor and paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM, Nokia 7 plus has an excellent performance in gaming and multiple tasks.

Its build and design make you feel like you are handling a flagship device. Nokia 7 plus was machined from a single block of aluminium and has undergone a six-layer ceramic-feel paint process. So flawless!

The strongest point of this device are its three highly-sensitive ZEISS cameras that will give you DSLR-like photos especially in good lighting conditions. At the back, you have 12MP f/1.75, 1.4 micron pixels primary camera and 13MP f/2.6 2x lossless optical zoom telephoto lens. Its front-facing camera has 16MP f/2.0 that is good in lowlight selfies.

Nokia 7 plus was originally priced at PHP21,990 but has cut its price early this year at PHP11,990.

Read: Nokia 7 Plus Hands On


Samsung A50
Samsung takes A50 into higher level with its trendy screen and triple-rear cameras.

Samsung has finally followed the trend of notch design— this time, for their midrange phone.

Samsung Galaxy A50 is the latest midrange offering from the Korean mobile giant this year. It is packed with good specifications at an affordable price.

This device boasts a 6.4″ Super AMOLED display that is protected by Gorilla Glass 3. When it comes to operating system, it is powered by Android 9 Pie out of the box.

Samsung Galaxy A50 is run by Exynos 9160 octa-core processor that is fast and reliable. Talking about its memory configuration, it has a 4GB/6GB and 64GB/128GB depending on your preference.

Like Samsung A7 (2018), Samsung Galaxy A50 has also triple-lens camera system. Its primary camera has 25MP f/1.7 sensor, while its ultrawide and depth sensor have 8MP f/2.2 and 5MP f/2.2 sensors respectively. Selfie has never been this clearer as it boasts 25MP f/2.0 front-facing camera.

Samsung Galaxy A50 is currently priced at PHP17,990 for its 6GB RAM/128GB ROM variant.

Read: Samsung Galaxy A50 with 6GB/128GB priced at Php17,990


Redmi Note 7 has joined the 48MP camera revolution.

Xiaomi’s Redmi is now in the Philippines and just recently launched its new device, the Redmi Note 7. It has caught the world with its 48MP camera sensor at its midrange price point.

Redmi Note 7 has 6.3″ Full HD IPS LCD display that is protected by Gorilla Glass 5.

This device is powered by Snapdragon 660 with Adreno 512 GPU. It is packed with 3/32GB, 4/64GB, 6/64GB RAM and ROM configurations. So you won’t have any big issues on playing your favorite games online!

Redmi Note 7 starts at PHP7,990 for the 3GB RAM/32GB ROM configuration while for 4GB RAM/128GB ROM variant is PHP11,490.

Read: Redmi Note 7 with 48MP camera launched at P7,990 price, Available starting March 27


Vivo V15 Pro
Vivo V15 Pro has gone beyond the boundaries giving you Super AMOLED display with an all-screen display.

We’ve seen how Vivo has grown as a company. They have brought in-display fingerprint scanning technology that’s now being adapted by other smartphone manufacturers. But there’s nothing stopping them to innovate!

Vivo has recently introduced— and now launched— the Vivo V15 Pro, their latest upper-midrange offering.

It has a 6.39″ Super AMOLED Full HD display with no notch at all.

This device is powered by the latest midrange processor, Snapdragon 675 and paired with 128GB ROM and 6/8GB of RAM.

In the camera department, Vivo V15 Pro has a whopping 48MP f/1.8 primary camera, 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide camera, and 5MP f/2.4 depth sensor. Its selfie camera is same as OPPO V11 Pro’s motorized pop-up camera technology but with 32MP f/2.0 capable of HDR.

Vivo V15 Pro is priced at PHP17,999 for the 6GB RAM/128GB ROM, while its generous 8GB RAM/128GB ROM is at PHP23,999.

Read: Vivo V15 Pro Review – Best midrange phone for its price?

Now that you’ve finally finished the life of being a student, it’s time to gift yourself a treat!


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