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Devices on a Budget


So you’re looking for a new device? You’re strapped on cash and unfortunately cannot get your hands on the latest iPhone or you’re a student that just can’t afford another expense in your life. You want something that you’re able to use out in public without feeling like you’re out of tune with technology and what the mobile industry has to offer without paying the price?

Fear not; Mobile Store has put together 5 of the best mobiles you can get this Spring without it costing you much, whether you’re looking for mobiles on contracts or prepaid:

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Neo: Ranging from R999 or R129 on contract.

Little, but mighty; the Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Neo weighs in at a mere 131g giving you a lightweight stylish mobile that easily fits your hand and lifestyle if you’re looking for convenience and simplicity in your life. With the option of expanding your storage space with an SD card you can get up to 256GB of storage along with the 4 or 8GB of internal space that comes along with the device. For diverse consumers the option of dual sim ability and colour options of black, blue and white allowing choice and versatility. For music lovers, you’ll get up to 68 hours of music playback time and a built-in radio. With the Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Neo you’ll get a quad-core 1.5 GHz processor and 1GB Ram to keep you going. All in all the device performs satisfactory for the value.

Sony Xperia L1 Ranging from R2799 and R189 on contract

One of the more steep options; the Sony Xperia is one of the latest mobiles on offer within economical reason from the Sony range. Having debuted in June this year, the Sony Xperia L1 rose to fame for its large and pristine look while maintaining its value for money; providing necessary features for any smartphone user. The L1 is available in black, white and pink and provides a large 5.5”screen giving brilliant display for the 13MP rear camera ability. The microSD slot affords you up to 256GB external storage space along with the 16GB internal storage. A huge upside of the Sony Xperia L1 can be found within the battery usage; while it has a non-removable battery, it does give you up to 11 and a half hours of talk-time and music playback of up to 63 hours. If you’re looking for a device with a difference, we definitely recommend this one for you!

Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime: Ranging from R2399 or R169 on contract

The Samsung Galaxy J5 does not disappoint; coming from the Samsung Galaxy range consumers with copious expectations were not let down. Available in black and gold, the 143g mobile boasts abundant features that Samsung lovers have come to love over time; from the security featured fingerprint reader to the flawless 13MP camera and 5MP front camera; bringing your photography to life on the 5” Gorilla glass protected screen, there’s little to not look forward to for new and old Samsung users. The powerful 2400mAh non removable battery fuels the device for various apps and general daily mobile use allowing you the affordability and comfortability as you would receive with a high end mobile. The J5 Prime runs on a well-off 2GB of Ram and gives you internal storage space of 16GB or 32GB and a microSD card slot option. What’s not to love?

Hisense Infinity U962: Ranging from R1000

If you’re looking for absolute simplicity packed into one smartphone then the Hisense Infinity U962 is the device for you. The dual sim enabled mobile allows for 2 micro sim cards and additional storage for a microSD card which allows up to 128GB external space along with the onboard 8GB. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with 1GB of Ram; allowing for all-purpose, everyday use. The impressive 5”screen allows viewing for beautiful pictures and video use while the camera, a decent 5MP rear and 2MP front provides for your selfie needs. The phone provides standard onboard facilities; GPS, Wi-Fi capability and Bluetooth being a few and provides support for micro USB2.0.

LG K4 Titan: Ranging from R2699 and R169 on contract

The LG K4 Titan brings you versatility along with traditional smartphone elements necessary on any mobile you would need. Sporting Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and 1GB of Ram, the device works well for everyday use and provides you with great features to enjoy. The 13MP rear and 5MP front camera brings you a fantastic photography experience focusing profoundly on the front camera selfie option as the device allows for hand gestures to capture a photo. The device also gives you a built in radio and a 3.5mm jack for headphone attachments. Storages spaces leave you with 8GB internal and a microSD card slot for supplementary storage use. The device comes in either white or indigo with a removable Li-Ion 1940 mAh battery.

With a range as affordable and diverse as this, you never have to be without a mobile phone again! Mobile Store loves the Samsung J5 Prime for the sleek, stylish design and brilliant contract affordability. So if you’re looking for a great and affordable device consider one of these!