The initial class contains models that are able to compete with modern Chinese devices. Previously, Samsung had a J-segment that was far behind its competitors. Now there are A- and M-lines, which feature devices with decent cameras, screens and processors. However, you can be convinced of this by reading brief reviews of these devices.
Samsung Galaxy A01
The entry-level Galaxy A01 opens the top 15 best Samsung smartphones. The modest budget employee is equipped with a simple PLS display, the resolution of which is 1480 by 720 pixels, the size is only 5.3-inches. Decent performance is due to the support of the Mediatek MT6739 processor with a frequency of 1.5 GHz. Minus in the presence of only 1 gigabyte of RAM, which is not enough for the current realities. The main camera has an 8-megapixel matrix, while the front camera has only 5 megapixels. The volume of permanent memory of this model is 16 gigabytes. It should be noted the presence of a 3000 mAh battery, as well as work on the basis of Android 10.0.
Another high-quality budget Samsung smartphone powered by MediaTek Helio P35 chip. The device has a 6.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels. The display of this device is built on a PLS matrix. The Samsung Galaxy A12 is equipped with a modest quad camera, which includes a 48-megapixel sensor. This is already an excellent indicator for a device in this price range. True, the auxiliary sensors leave much to be desired. It is unlikely that there is any sense from the depth sensor, but the price of the device must be taken into account. Another advantage is support for 15W fast charging and a decent 8MP front camera.
A real discovery for many fans of the brand was a budget Samsung smartphone with a good camera of the Galaxy A21s series. At the heart of the design of this device is a 6.5-inch display on PLS-technology, the resolution of which is 1600 x 720 pixels. Probably not ideal parameters against the background of the M-class price of newer products, but the device attracts with good power and a really high-quality camera. The main photo block consists of four modules of 48, 8, 2 and 2 megapixels. A decent level of performance can be explained by the presence of a proprietary processor of the Exynos 850 series.
If you are interested in an inexpensive Samsung smartphone with a good battery, the Galaxy M11 is definitely worth a look. This entry-level phone received a capacious 5000 mAh battery, which is quiet enough for several days of battery life. Qualcomm’s entry-level Snapdragon 450 series chip guarantees decent power. The selfie camera has a resolution of 8 megapixels, which is located in a neat cutout at the front. The main camera has three sensors, including a matrix of 13, 5 and 2 megapixels. Given the totality of the gadget’s advantages, it is virtually impossible to find disadvantages.
The best budget Samsung smartphone of 2021 is the Galaxy A31, which is built on a Super Amoled matrix, and in terms of the screen of the model, it is difficult to find a competitor in this price category. In addition to gorgeous color reproduction, this device attracts with high definition – the pixel density of 411 PPI. The device has a stylish design and a good main camera, which includes three modules of 48, 8, 5 and 5 megapixels. The selfie camera received a resolution of 20 megapixels. The good level of functionality is also pleasing. In particular, it has a scanner as well as an NFC module. Hence, you can make contactless payments.