Great Gift Ideas: 6 Awesome Mobile Phones Below 2,500

By: Ana Margarita Olar|

Thinking of buying a mobile phone for your loved ones? You don’t need to spend a fortune to buy one. There are simple phones that get the job done. Here are some budget-friendly mobile phones to choose from:


This mobile phone has a 1.3GHz Dual Core Media Tek processor, 256MB of RAM, 512MB of storage, a micro SD card slot, and Android 4.4.2 Kitkat. It also has a dual-sim capability on any HSDPA network. In addition, it has a 1.3-megapixel camera with a flash. It has one show-stopping capability: a built-in TV tuner.

So you have a pocket TV and mobile phone in one. However, the screen is only 3.5 inches and 480 x 320 resolutions, much lower with the television standard.

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This mobile phone model has a 1 Ghz CPU, 256MB of RAM, 512MB storage, and Android Kitkat 4.4. It has a dual-sim capability on HSDPA  because of the 4-inch 800 x 400 display.

For your photo needs, it sports a 2-megapixel camera on both sides. The rear camera has a LED flash. Most noteworthy, this is the only model that offers these specs at a very affordable price.


This mobile phone has a 1.3 GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7 CPU and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It has a 1GB RAM, 8GB of storage, and an external memory expandable up to 64GB. It sports a 5inch screen with HD display (720 x 1280). It works on a 2G and 3G network. It has a 5MP front camera for your selfies and a 13MP rear camera with LED flash.

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This mobile phone has one thing to claim: it is the only model at this price point to sport an Android lollipop OS. It has a 1.2Ghz Quad Core Spectrum Processor, 512Ram, and 4GB of storage. It has a dual-sim capability and HSDPA. It has a 4-inch screen with 800 x 400 display. It has a 2 MP front camera and a 5MP rear camera with LED flash.



This mobile phone has a 1.2Ghz Quad Core Processor,4.4.4 Android Kitkat, 512 RAM, 4GB Storage and a MicroSD card slot. It has a dual sim HSDPA and a 4-inch screen with 800 x 480 display. It has a 2MP selfie camera and an 8MP camera with a flash.

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It has a 1.5Ghz processor and boasts a 4G LTE connectivity. It has a 4-inch display with 2MP selfie camera and a 5MP rear camera.

The season of giving need not be expensive. You can choose from these budget-friendly smartphones for your loved ones.