5 Top Mid-Range Phones for 2022 (Q1)




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5 Top Mid-Range Phones for 2022 (Q1)

There’s plenty of options for a phone in the mid-range price range, as it’s become the main battleground for brands as of late. Brands have been duking out in this lucrative price point, attempting to offer a number of good features while still featuring 5G connectivity. If you are looking for a decent mid-range phone for 2022, here are our top phones for the first quarter:

Top Mid-range Phones in the Philippines for 2022 (Q1)

  • Motorola Edge 20 Fusion
  • realme GT Master Edition
  • OPPO Reno6 Z
  • Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE
  • POCO F3

Motorola Edge 20 Fusion

  • Dimensity 800U processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB internal storage
  • 6.7-inch Full HD+ OLED display, 90hz refresh rate, HDR10
  • 108-megapixel f/1.9 ISOCELL HM2 main camera with PDAF; 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera; 2-megapixel f/2.4 depth sensor
  • 32-megapixel f/2.3 front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 4G, LTE, 5G
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner, IP52 rating
  • 5000mAh battery
  • 30W charging
  • Android 11, Motorola MyUX

While Motorola’s return to the Philippines was not as smooth initially, the Edge 20 Fusion is proof that the brand has what it takes to survive in a highly contested price segment. Aside from using a tried-and-tested, 5G-capable Dimensity 800U processor, the Edge 20 Fusion features a vibrant 90hz OLED display, a more consistent performance for both the main and ultra-wide-angle cameras, and well-optimized hardware and software that manages to address most of the issues we had with previous Motorola phones.

At Php 16,995, the Edge 20 Fusion is a great mid-range offering from Motorola. You can buy it here in Lazada and Shopee.

 

realme GT Master Edition

  • Snapdragon 778G processor
  • 8GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • 6.55-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display, 120hz refresh rate, support for HDR10+ and DCI-P3
  • 64-megapixel f/1.8 OV64B main camera with PDAF, 2-megapixel f/2.4 macro camera, 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera
  • 32-megapixel selfie camera
  • 4G, 5G
  • WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1, in-display fingerprint scanner
  • 4300mAh battery
  • 65w fast charging
  • Android 11, realme UI 2.0

Aside from that unique back panel design (for the Voyager Grey colorway) that deviates away from the usual glass backs we see, the GT Master Edition is geared towards photography, as its cameras are well-optimized for shooting in different scenarios. It’s a pretty powerful phone with the use of a Snapdragon 778G processor and is the only phone in this list that has 65w wired charging.

The realme GT Master Edition is priced at Php 18,990 and is available in Lazada.

OPPO Reno6 Z

  • Dimensity 800U Processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • 6.4-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Display
  • 64-megapixel f/1.7 main camera with PDAF, 8-megapixel, f/2.2 Ultra-wide-angle camera, 2-megapixel, f/2.4 macro camera
  • 32-megapixel f/2.4 wide-angle selfie camera
  • 4G, LTE, 5G
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, in-display optical fingerprint scanner
  • 4310 mAh battery
  • 30w fast charging
  • Android 11, ColorOS 11

OPPO has a decent under Php 20k 5G-ready phone with the Reno6 Z as an alternative to the more premium Reno6. You get a Dimensity 800U processor powering it, along with a 64-megapixel main camera, an AMOLED display with an under-display fingerprint scanner, and 30w charging–all in a sleek chassis.

The Reno6 Z is priced at Php 19,990 and is available in Lazada and Shopee.

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE

  • Snapdragon 778G processor
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 128GB/256GB UFS 2.2 storage
  • 6.55-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display, 90hz refresh rate, 10-bit color
  • 64-megapixel f/1.79 main camera with PDAF, 5-megapixel f/2.4 telemacro camera with AF, 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera
  • 20-megapixel selfie camera
  • 4G, 5G
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, in-display fingerprint scanner
  • 4250mAh battery
  • 33w fast charging
  • Android 11, MIUI 12.5

If you are after a slim 5G phone that’s fairly affordable, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE should be up your alley. Despite being only 6.81mm thin and featherweight at 158g, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE is a capable device with its Snapdragon 778G processor and a 4250mAh battery to keep it up and running. It also features a 90hz AMOLED display with 10-bit color, making this slender phone a premium device.

With a starting price of Php 18,990, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE is a good option if you want a slim 5G phone. You can buy it in Lazada and Shopee.

POCO F3

  • Snapdragon 870 processor
  • 6GB/8GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display, 120hz refresh rate, 360hz touch sampling rate, support for HDR10+ and DCI-P3
  • 48-megapixel f/1.8 main camera with PDAF, 5-megapixel f/2.4 telemacro camera with AF, 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera
  • 20-megapixel f/2.45 selfie camera
  • 4G, 5G
  • WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • IP53 rating, stereo speakers
  • 4520mAh battery
  • 33w fast charging
  • Android 11, MIUI 12.5

If you are after pure performance, the POCO F3 is arguably the best mid-range phone you can buy. It is powered by a Snapdragon 870 processor, which is essentially an overclocked version of the Snapdragon 865. It does offer flagship performance, along with a 120hz AMOLED display, stereo speakers, and 33w wired charging.

With a starting price of Php 16,990, it will be hard to beat the deal the POCO F3 has to offer. You can buy it in Lazada or Shopee.

That wraps up our top mid-range phones for Q1 of 2022. Which one do you plan to get?



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