Recommended cheap smartphones, 14 carefully selected catalogs! (Updated in July 2022)

With the rise in smartphone prices, the attention of “cheap smartphones” is increasing more than ever. Here, the lowest price of and the price of the communication carrier are about 40,000 yen or less, the conditions of memory 4GB, storage 64GB or more, fingerprint authentication sensor installed, Android is released within 1 year in principle, As for iPhone, we picked up 14 models that are on sale (including minor change models). Let’s introduce both the carrier version and the open market version together.

Equipped with high-performance tempered glass “Corning Gorilla Glass Victus” that is resistant to scratches
Sony “Xperia Ace III”
The 3rd generation model of “Xperia Ace” for entry. It’s a compact smartphone with a 5.5-inch LCD display. “Corning Gorilla Glass Victus”, which is often used in high-end models, is used for the protective glass of the display, and it is durable against scratches caused by metals such as keys and coins, and has high impact resistance. It’s a big feature. In addition, the 4500mAh high-capacity battery can suppress the deterioration of capacity even if it is used repeatedly for 3 years by the original charge optimization technology.

The main camera is a single camera with about 13 million pixels.
Oppo “OPPO Reno7 A” newly equipped with “system deterioration prevention function” in addition to high functionality
It is the 4th generation of Oppo’s main “Reno A” series, and is a high-cost smartphone that inherits the features of being waterproof and dustproof and equipped with a FeliCa port. As a unique function, it is newly equipped with a unique “system deterioration prevention function”. By reviewing the memory compression method and automatically performing processes such as increasing the free space of the memory, the system deterioration can be suppressed to within 5% even after 36 months of continuous use. These days, the number of cases where one smartphone is used for 3 or 4 years is increasing, so this function can be said to be noteworthy.

The main camera is a triple camera that combines a standard camera with about 48 million pixels, an ultra-wide-angle camera with about 8 million pixels, and a macro camera with about 2 million pixels.

Motorola “moto g52j 5G” designed exclusively for Japan with 120Hz display, waterproof / dustproof, and FeliCa
A model exclusively for Japan that has joined the “moto” series for the middle range of Motorola. In addition to being IP68-grade waterproof and dustproof, it is a high-cost smartphone that is price-reduced while having features that are highly needed in the Japanese market, such as being equipped with a FeliCa port for Osaifu-Keitai.

The display supports a refresh rate of 120Hz, allowing smooth screen scrolling. In addition, the home screen that follows the Android standard, which is a feature of Motorola, is easy to get used to even when switching from another company’s product.

The main camera is a triple camera that combines a standard camera with about 50 million pixels, an ultra-wide-angle camera with about 8 million pixels, and a macro camera with about 2 million pixel
Equipped with 100 million pixel camera, display is 120Hz drive compatible
Xiaomi “Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G”s.
It is a high-end model of “Redmi Note 11” and combines a waterproof / dustproof body with a 120Hz-driven organic EL display. This display supports a maximum brightness of 1200 nits and is highly visible even outdoors. In addition, the FeliCa port is installed as a customization for Japan. In addition, a 67W quick charger is included in the product package, and it can be fully charged in about 42 minutes.

The main camera is a triple camera with a wide-angle camera of about 108 million pixels, an ultra-wide-angle camera of about 8 million pixels, and a macro camera of about 2 million pixels.
The price of the previous model “iPhone SE” (2nd generation) has fallen, partly due to the appearance of the new model “iPhone SE” (3rd generation) on March 18, 2022. In the case of the open market version of the 64GB model, the lowest price on is in the high 30,000 yen range (as of the end of March 2022).

This unit is basically the same in appearance as the “iPhone SE” (3rd generation), and covers can be shared. In addition to being equipped with a 4.7-inch liquid crystal display “Retina HD display” and a fingerprint authentication sensor “Touch ID”, it has cleared IP67-grade waterproof and dustproof specifications. You can also use “Apple Pay” touch payment using the FeliCa port. In addition, it will not be compatible with 5G.

The main camera is a simple single camera with about 12 million pixels, but the advanced image processing technology that is characteristic of the iPhone series allows you to take pictures with a natural finish.
Equipped with a high-performance display that supports 90Hz drive. Fully charged in about 1 hour
Xiaomi “Redmi Note 11”
The latest model of Xiaomi’s entry smartphone “Redmi” series.

The approximately 6.43-inch organic EL display installed is compatible with 2,400 x 1,080 full HD + display, and has high performance with a refresh rate of 90Hz, a touch sampling rate of 180Hz, and a maximum brightness of 1,000nits. Also, it is rare in this class to have stereo speakers. In addition, it has a triple slot specification with two nanoSIM card slots and a microSDXC memory card slot, so you can add storage while using two SIM cards. The included charger supports 33W quick charging, and the 5,000mAh battery built into this unit can be fully charged in about 61 minutes.

The main camera is a quad camera that combines a wide-angle camera with about 50 million pixels, an ultra-wide-angle camera with about 8 million pixels, a macro camera with about 2 million pixels, and a depth sensor with about 2 million pixels. And portrait shooting function.

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