Small screen phones

Best phones with small screens

Large screens aren't for everyone. As the mobile industry trends towards tablet-size phones, it can be hard to find something that's pocket-friendly. If you value portability and easy handling, you'll love our recommendations. Take a look below at the best phones with small screens.

Screens under 5 inches

Samsung Galaxy J1

Price: £45

Release date: 2015

Screen size

4.3 inches

Display

TFT

Resolution

480 x 800 pixels

RAM

512MB

Camera

Rear

5MP


Front

2MP

Battery

1,850mAh

Storage

4GB

5G

No

If you’re interested in a Samsung smartphone, and want to learn more about what the brand can offer you, check out our masterlist.

 

Nokia 1

Price: £80

Release date: 2018

Screen size

4.5 inches

Display

IPS LCD

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels

RAM

1GB

Camera

Rear

5MP


Front

2MP

Battery

2,150mAh

Storage

8GB

5G

No

Discover more Nokia phones to see if this brand could be right for you.

 

Samsung Galaxy J2

Price: From £30

Release date: 2015

Screen size

4.7 inches

Display

Super AMOLED

Resolution

540 x 960 pixels

RAM

1GB

Camera

Rear

5MP


Front

2MP

Battery

2,000mAh

Storage

8GB

5G

No

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Apple iPhone SE

iPhone SE

Price: £398.99

Release date: 2020

Screen size

4.7 inches

Display

IPS LCD

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels

RAM

3GB

Camera

Rear

12MP


Front

7MP

Battery

1,821mAh

Storage

64GB, 128GB, 256GB

5G

No

Check out our masterlist on iPhones to compare the SE against other Apple models. 

 

iPhone 8

Price: £400 - £500

Release date: 2017

Screen size

4.7 inches

Display

Retina IPS LCD

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels

RAM

2GB

Camera

Rear

12MP


Front

7MP

Battery

1,821mAh

Storage

64GB, 128GB, 256GB

5G

No

 

Alcatel 1C

Price: £49

Release date: 2019

Screen size

5 inches

Display

IPS LCD

Resolution

480 x 960 pixels

RAM

1GB

Camera

Rear

5MP


Font

2MP

Battery

2,050mAh

Storage

8GB

5G

No


5 inch screens

Samsung Galaxy J3

Price: £60

Release date: 2016

Screen size

5 inches

Display

Super AMOLED

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels

RAM

1.5GB, 2GB

Camera

Rear

8MP

5MP


Front

2MP

5MP

Battery

2,600mAh

Storage

8GB, 16GB

5G

No

 

Samsung Galaxy J5

Price: £60 - £80

Release date: 2015

Screen size

5 inches

Display

Super AMOLED

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels

RAM

1.5GB

Camera

Rear

13MP


Front

5MP

Battery

2,600mAh

Storage

8GB, 16GB

5G

Yes

 

Hammer Energy 2

Hammer Energy 2

Price: £178.99

Release date: 2020

Screen size

5 inches

Display

IPS

Resolution

1440 x 720 pixels

RAM

3GB

Camera

Rear

13MP


Front

5MP

Battery

5,000mAh

Storage

21GB

5G

No

 

Screens over 5 inches

 

Doro 8050

Doro 8050

Price: £237.99

Release date: 2020

Screen size

5.45 inches

Display

IPS HD

Resolution

1440 x 720 pixels

RAM

2GB

Camera

Rear

13MP


Front

5MP

Battery

3,000mAh

Storage

16GB

5G

No

 

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