Top 5 cheapest 5G smartphones this 2020

1. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

This smartphone takes the number one spot as the world’s most cheapest 5G-powered smartphone in the world right now. It comes with a powerful Snapdragon processor, AMOLED display, large memory and a battery life that will take you through your day. The camera is awesome too as it also features a dual pop up selfie camera and a dual rear camera.


6.39-inch AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels (403 ppi)

Android 9.0 Pie MIUI 10

Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855


64GB / 128GB Built-in Storage, no Memory Card support

12MP + 12MP Dual Rear Camera

24MP + 2MP Dual Pop-up Camera

5G Network Support

Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)

Wireless Charging

18W Fast Charging Capacity

3, 800 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery

Price: $289 ~ ₦105,000

2. Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is expected to be launched in November and should be topping the list among the best budget 5G smartphones in the world. We are expecting to have a smartphone with a super AMOLED display, blazing fast Snapdragon processor and a top build quality all for a considerable amount of money.


Android 10

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor

6.6″ super AMOLED display 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~399 ppi density)

6GB RAM/128GB Storage

Rear camera: 48 MP, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF

8 MP, (ultrawide)

5 MP, (macro)

5 MP, (depth)

Selfie camera: 20 MP, (wide)

Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable fast charge

Price: $440 ~ ₦170,332

3. Motorola Moto G 5G

Motorola isn’t left out of the game as this smartphone made its break through earlier this year. Coming with a fast Processor, good memory capacity, big battery and above-average camera, this is one smartphone one should get.


6.7 inches LCD Display, 1080 x 2520 pixels, 21:9 ratio (~409 PPI)

Android 10

Octa-core Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765 (7 nm)


64GB, 128GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras

16 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Cameras

Fingerprint Scanner (Side)

5G Network

Fast Charging 20W

Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery

Price: €349 ~ ₦165,000

4. Samsung Galaxy A51 5G

This smartphone tops as the existing cheapest 5G smartphone for Samsung right now. Coupled with a super AMOLED display, fast processor from Samsung itself, a good battery life and an a fingerprint scanner underneath the screen.


6.5 inch Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, (~405 ppi)

Android 10.0; One UI 2

2.3 GHz Octa-core Exynos 9611 Processor


128GB inbuilt storage expandable via SDcard

48 MP + 12 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP Quad Rear Camera

32 MP Front Camera

Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)

Fast Battery Charging 15W

4000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery

Price: $325 ~ ₦123,500

5. Vivo Z6 5G

Vivo is one brand that keeps surprising everyone with outstanding technology and this time, they are doing it with a low price tag on it. The Vivo Z6 5G tops the charts of the best budget 5G smartphones there is. And it comes in with top quality tech like a super fast charging speed of 44W, big battery, fast processor and an outstanding camera.


6.57-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, (401 ppi)

Android 10.0; Funtouch 10.0

Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Processor

16MP Front Camera

48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera


128GB / 256GB Inbuilt Storage

Fingerprint Scanner (Rear-Mounted)

44W Fast Charge

5000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery

Price: $335 ~ ₦122,275

So there they are – the cheapest 5G smartphones available right now in the world.