Top 5 best budget Samsung phone 5g in 2022

Top 5 best budget Samsung phone 5g-

Best budget Samsung phones with 5g connectivity. In this post, you will find budget phones with 5g band and I will try to cover all the basic features and specs you can get at the budget of 300$.

Don’t worry I have done all the research for you and will include all the budget phones, which were released with the 5g option and are available under a 300$ price tag. Best Samsung 5g phone in the budget here we go.

After writing my recent post on 4g phones, I decided to write a post on budget 5g phones. Today I have chosen the Samsung brand for my search for budget 5g phones available in the market. I will try to include all the budget phones I can find regardless of the device specifications. 

Currently, we have these budget Samsung smartphones with 5g-

  1. A32
  2. A13
  3. A22
  4. A51
  5. A42

Extra mention- LG Velvet 5G

Let’s begin with the Samsung 5g phones list.

Samsung A32 5g

Samsung A32 was released back in January 2021 with 5g compatibility. The device comes with 6.5 inch TFT PLS display type. Whereas in A32 4g variant the screen size is 6.4inches but the display type is Super AMOLED with a 90HZ refresh rate. In my opinion cheapest 5g smartphone.

best budget Samsung phone 5g
Source: Samsung

Both the phones come with android 11 on the go. The resolution of A32 5g is 720×1600 pixels which is also lower than its 4g counterpart. The camera is a 48MP wide lens coupled with an 8MP ultrawide,5MP macro lens & 2MP depth sensor. Making it a quad setup camera. Supports 4K@30fps and 1080p at 30 and 120fps. The selfie camera is 13MP and can shoot video @1080P/30fps.

A 3.5mm jack is present on the device. The fingerprint sensor is side-mounted and can be easily accessed. The battery is 5000mAh non-removable with 15W fast charging.

When it comes to music this Samsung budget smartphone does not let you down. However, if you want to experience your music quietly then wireless earbuds are also a great choice.

5G band support on these network frequencies, mmWave(41) SA/NSA.Sub6(71). 

The device comes with all the regular sensors like an accelerometer, barometer, compass gyroscope and virtual proximity. The processor used in this device is Mediatek Dimensity 720 5G 7nm. On this device, you can do a little bit of gaming at mid-high settings at an average of 40fps. 

Should you buy Samsung A32? If your budget is low and you want to keep it under 300$ and doesn’t want to spend any extra. This deal is pretty good overall with a 5g band, big battery and quad-camera setup. But if you are a heavy user and going to use this device for heavy gaming or something then this might not be a great choice for you.

Samsung A13

Just recently released device A13 come with an octa-core processor clocked @2.2Ghz  with 4GB of ram and 64GB of internal storage. The device has a triple camera setup for photography needs. With 50MP being the main camera and 2+2 macro&depth camera.

samsung A13 5G
Source: Samsung

The display supports 720×1600 (HD+) resolution and Samsung calls it an Infinity-V HD+ display.

The display is TFT LCD and its size is 6.4” inches. 

Mobile is 5g and supports other features like NFC, dual-band wifi 2.4G+5Ghz.

All regular sensors are present in the device. The weight is around 195g. The battery is typical 5000 mAh with Type-C charging. Overall a good phone with Samsung branding at a price tag of 249$ approx. Android 11 comes out of the box and will be updated to 12 in future via OTA updates. You can also expand internal storage via a microSD card.

This phone will be the best budget Samsung phone that comes with 5g for moderate users, the battery support is good and can last for about 2 days max. Depending on the uses. Gaming enthusiasts will not be very happy with this device. The gaming performance on this device is quite average. At present this one is the cheapest 5g phone unlocked.

Samsung A22 5g-

The Samsung A22 was released in 2021 June sales for around 200$ to 220$ price tag in the US. A22 is a great budget device from Samsung that comes with 5g connectivity. Come with 6.6 inches display that supports 1080×2408 pixel resolution.

A22 5G
Source: Samsung

Samsung A22 work on dimensity 700 7nm chipset coupled with Mali-g57 MC2 GPU. 5000mAh of a non-removable battery is supported by this device with fast charging of 15W.  This variant comes with 4GB Ram and 128GB rom. Charging speeds and battery capacity is identical to A13. 

A22 is a great phone in this budget segment with a Full HD plus display and 128GB of internal memory. In the camera department, the phone has a 48MP of the main camera, 5MP of ultra-wide with 2MP of depth-sensing sensor with autofocus. For selfie lovers phone comes with an 8MP camera with a Screen flash.

Samsung A51 5g-

This device was launched in 2020 with 5g. The device is one and a half year old but the specifications it offers is still going strong even in 2022. The Samsung a51 5g comes with a Super AMOLED display of 6.5 inches with gorilla glass 3 screen protection.  A51 supports a quad-camera setup with a 48MP main camera coupled with 12MP ultra-wide and 5,5MP macro and depth cameras. 

A51 5G
Source: Samung

3.5 jack is present on this device and all the other features like FM Radio, OTG, and dual-band wifi are available. 

For security purposes, the phone has an under-display fingerprint mechanism. 

Battery capacity is 4500mAh with fast charging support of 15W.

The device comes with a charger cable and power adapter for charging. Headphones are not included, you can buy them separately. The device will get the Android 12 updates very soon. If you are thinking to buy this phone in 2022, it’s still going to be a good deal for you.

You can even find this phone online at cheap and discount prices, making it the cheapest 5g phone in usa. But if you can increase your budget a little bit you should go for its successor model. A52 5g is better than a51 overall and we can also call it an improved version of A51 5g. Whatever the A51 lacks A52 has like 90Hz refresh rate, dual speakers, improved camera.

Samsung A42 5g-

In the Samsung a42 5g, you get a snapdragon 750g processor coupled with 4GB of ram. Devices come with a triple camera setup of 48MP + 8MP + 2MP. The front camera is 13MP.


 The internal storage on this mobile is 128GB which is expandable by an external Micro SD card up to 1TB. Battery capacity is 5000mAh non-removable. This device supports fast charging of 15W. Which can charge the device up to 27% in 30 minutes approx. Running on Android 11. Android 12 update can be downloaded via OTA.

Samsung gives 3 years of android security patch support and 2 years of android updates with this device. Type-C port for charging and the mobile also has a 3.5mm jack for wired earphones.

Now should you buy this or not?

To be honest this phone is pretty average but comes with 5g support. If your budget is around 300-400$ then you can buy this phone. The AMOLED screen and in-display fingerprint are a nice addition to this phone.

You can buy this phone for 300$. buy using the exchange service to get up to 100$ off on base price on many online platforms.

LG Velvet 5G-

Launched in 2020 from the brand Lg we have the Velvet phone. This phone comes with a 6.8inch OLED display with 6GB of ram and 128GB of internal storage. 

The device is slightly older but at this budget point and with the features it offers. The device seems a good choice at this time. After the price hike in the mobile market and 5g hype. Mobiles phones are getting really expensive. 

lg velvet 5g

You can find this device with either snapdragon 845soc or dimensity 1000 MediaTek chipset. 

Supports in-display fingerprint sensor for unlocking. No face unlock in this model. 

3,5 mm jack is still present. You can use your wired earphones with this one. 

A secondary display can be used as well with this device. Which can be bought additionally as an accessory. The secondary display feature is really cool and opens many other extra features, like dual apps, simultaneously video calling and youtube etc. 

It’s a very unique phone from Lg with a big battery and a bigger screen. The battery capacity on this device is approx 4300mAh and supports fast charging. Quick charge 4.0 supported at 25W max speed.

Triple camera setup is present for photography as 48 + 8 + 5 MP module. 

lg velvet 5g camera setup

All the other major sensors are present in the device like NFC, gyro, proximity, compass and dual-band wifi support.


You can choose any of the phones listed above in the budget of 300$. I will try to update the list regularly, so keep a watch on this post. This concludes the topic of budget Samsung phone 5g.

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