Top 5 budget phones under 6k that can run Mobile Legends smoothly

6K mystery finds ba para sa smooth Mobile Legends gameplay? We’ve got you, partner! Get ready for your cash and elibaps na ng smartphones na ituuu!

We all know by now that smartphones aren’t that cheap, to begin with, at least in our country with all the inflations and corruption– indulging in buying a very good phone that can last you for a few years is getting hard to come by.

That’s our dilemma as well, living in the Philippines is really hard, and gaming is one of the most preferred past times after work or school. But you can’t do that if you have a really slow smartphone. So we listed five smartphones under 6K that can run your fave games, especially Mobile Legends…

#5: TCL 20R 5G

Priced at only ₱4,990 on Memoexpress (currently unavailable but will replenish stock soon), the TCL 20R 5G is already a two-year-old today and pushing for three. But despite the age, the 20R is still a beast up to this day.

Sporting a MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, it delivers enough horsepower to run most games, especially Mobile Legends! Despite the 720p screen, the TCL 20R 5G balanced it out with a large 6.52-inch display, 90Hz refresh rate, and 4,500mAh battery which translates to tons of matches before the need to charge it.

It’s no surprise that this TCL 20R 5G is a hit amongst consumers, not because it’s cheap, but because it’s a very capable smartphone with modern features and most importantly, it can play Mobile Legends.

#4: Redmi 10A

This is another budget-phone head turner available in both Redmi Official Store and Memoxpress online. For less than 6K pesos, you’ll get to experience very decent Mobile Legends gaming here. But not only that, but you also get a stock Android user interface which is rare for a Xiaomi device.

The Redmi 10A has a large 5,000mAh battery paired with a 6.53-inch display and a power-efficient MediaTek Helio G25 chipset that equals longer gameplay time with less frequent heating so there’s no constant frame drop or heat throttling. It is priced at a very enticing ₱5,699 for the 3+64GB version on Memoxpress.

#3: Samsung Galaxy A04e

If you want a smartphone from the trusted hands of good ol’ Sammy for under 6k pesos, then you should choose the Samsung Galaxy A04e. It has a large 6.5-inch for more immersive gaming and video-watching sessions, it also has a 5,000mAh battery with a MediaTek Helio P35 SoC that’s not that groundbreaking by today’s standards but is still capable of playing Mobile Legends with little to no problems.

It only has 3GB of RAM and a base 32GB of internal storage for the price of ₱5,790 on Memoxpress, but you have to add more if you want a higher storage option. But despite all this, Samsung phones regularly get security and software updates compared to other phones under this price point so that’s a plus in keeping this Samsung Galaxy A04e well-oiled.

#2: Infinix Hot 11 2022

A punch-hole type 6.7-inch display with exciting colors, USB Type-C 2.0 support, a decent Unisoc Tiger T610 processor, and finally, the first 1080p screen meaning, more pixels to see, and more dynamics and a much more immersive Mobile Legends experience!

And for an alluring price of only ₱5,299 — this is the phone you’ll ever need to get that multiple victory streak!

#1: Sony Xperia Ace III

This is a wildcard addition to this list but, let us tell you something: for around ₱5,190 (4+64GB), you’ll get a decent Snapdragon 480 5G chipset here (the only smartphone in this list with a Qualcomm processor); you will also get a compact sized form factor at 5.5-inch with the classic tall Xperia look.

There’s also a big 4,500mAh battery which if you see through it, the 720p display, a smaller display to power, and a powerful SoC, then you have a recipe for power efficiency. Everything is what you’d expect out of an entry-level device but what makes this special is the material used for its back cover.

Instead of glass or cheap plastic, the Ace III goes for a heavy-duty polycarbonate build so less hassle if you drop it accidentally. You can get this from around 10K pesos last year but now its tag is cut to half, so it’s basically a steal! You can get one from T&LTelecom and ISTL.PH in Shopee.

And that’s pretty much it– some of the most capable sub-6K pesos smartphones that won’t make a dent in your pockets, but make a difference on your Mobile Legends gameplay for the better!


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