One of the best budget smartphones you can buy now is Samsung A11 phone. It is the successor to the Galaxy A11. Samsung Galaxy A11 was released in May 2020 but it still becomes one of the most favorite smartphones in the low-end level.
Samsung Galaxy A11 Specs & Features
Some of the best features include a 2/3GB RAM, a 4000 Li-Poly non-removable battery with 15W fast charging, a 32/64 GB internal memory that can be expanded with a microSD, 81.6% scree-to-body ratio, and a 6.4” touchscreen with 720×1560 pixels resolutions.
Besides, it also comes with an Android 10 OS with Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 processor, a 13MP wide camera, AF+5MP ultra-wide camera + 2MP camera, an 8MP front camera, an Adreno 506 GPU, and a fingerprint sensor.
Samsung Galaxy A11 Connectivity
There are a few options of connectivity available on this smartphone. They include USB type-C 2.0, A-GPS, GLONASS< GALILEO, BDS, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, and Wi-Fi Direct.
Samsung Galaxy A11 Sensors
You will also find a few sensors on this Galaxy A11 including light sensor, magnometer, proximity, accelerometer, fingerprint-rear-mounted.
Samsung Galaxy A11 Pros and Cons
Its low price belongs to the pros of this smartphone. Even though it is not expensive, its performance is better than most people expect. You can buy it under 200 dollars.
Besides that, the pros also include its cameras. A 13MP main camera + a 5MP wide-angle camera + a 2MP dept camera are satisfying enough for the price. The front camera of Galaxy A11 is built into an infinity-O cutout located at the top-left corner. Besides that, it keeps the bezels extra-thin.
Then, the next pros include a 3.5mm headphone jack & USB-C. you can find a 3.5mm headphone jack on the top of Samsung Galaxy A11. It also comes with a USB-C port that can be used for charging.
In addition, its decent internal components also belong to its pros. Inside the Samsung Galaxy A11, you will find a Snapdragon 450 chipset as well as a 2GB RAM. That chipset is powerful enough to handle video streaming apps, social media, and productivity.
One more, you also need to thank to its solid battery life. A 4000 Mahers battery equipped on this smartphone can last about 2 days with slightly active usage. Of course, it is very amazing.
However, there are also a few cons. First, Galaxy A11 comes with plastic exterior that attracts smudges & fingerprints. Of course, it requires you to clean it in often. Besides, it also runs in 32-bit mode to keep the memory usage low. You cannot use 64-bit apps on this smartphone.
Then, Samsung A11 phone is also lack of NFC. It means you cannot use it as a credit card with Samsung Pay or Google Play. Another con of this smartphone is that it receives a Pulse 2.0 score. It should have a higher score if the chipset is more powerful. Anyway, this smartphone can still be a good option for you.