Are you on Sprint’s prepaid network and in the market for a new phone? We understand it can be a little tough finding the right Android device for you, so we’re here to help. Today we’ve rounded up the best Sprint prepaid Android phones on the market.
You might notice our list is a bit limited. Sprint just recently updated its prepaid phone lineup, but unfortunately there are only a couple decent options to choose from. Be sure to check out our best cheap Android phones and best unlocked Android phones lists for more options, if you’re not keen on the devices listed below.
LG Stylo 3
The LG Stylo 3 is the way to go if you the like the availability of a stylus with your smartphone but don’t want to pay the premium that the Galaxy Note series demands. The Stylo 3 is a great alternative that is very affordable, and while the stylus may not be as feature packed as the S-Pen, it still proves to be very handy.
The Sprint Stylo 3 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor and features a 5.7-inch HD display. Other specs include 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of built-in storage that is further expandable, and a 3,200 mAh battery.
- 5.7-inch IPS LCD display with 1280 x 720 resolution (Regular) or 1920 x 1080 resolution (Plus)
- 1.4 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor
- Adreno 505 GPU
- 2 GB RAM (all US models)), 3 GB RAM (International)
- 16 GB built-in storage (Regular), 32 GB storage (Plus), further expandable via microSD card up to 256 GB
- 13 MP rear camera, 5 MP front-facing shooter (all models)
- 3,200 mAh battery (Regular), 3,080 mAh unit (Plus)
- Android 7.0 Nougat (all models)
- 155.6 x 79.8 x 7.4 mm, 149 grams (Regular)
- 155.7 x 79.8 x 7.4 mm, 150 grams (Plus)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Perx
When it comes to affordable Samsung phones, the J7 family is pretty easy to recommend. The Sprint prepaid version of the Galaxy J7 trades in the Exynos chip found in other variants for a Snapdragon 625, paired with 2GB RAM.
Turning to the display,the J7 offers a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1280. Other specs include 16 GB storage with microSD expansion and a 3,300 mAh removable battery. Sure it’s not the very best of all the Verizon prepaid phones you can buy — but it’s still a solid phone at a reasonably affordable price.
- 5.5-inch TFT display with 720 x 1280 resolution
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, depending on market
- 2 GB of RAM
- 16 GB of on-board storage, microSD expansion up to 256 GB
- 8MP main cam, 5MP selfie cam
- 3,300 mAh battery
- Android 7.0 Nougat
Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge
Want a good phone that does all the basics? The Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge could be exactly what you’re looking for. A newer member to Sprint’s Prepaid lineup, the phone is being offered for just $84 — a promotional price that sees it down from its “marketed” price of $168.
Powering the J3 Emerge is a Snapdragon 425 with 1.5GB RAM, and while we’d like to have seen 2GB, this should be a more than good enough processing package for everyday use, include some light gaming.
- 5-inch 720 x 1280 TFT display, 294ppi
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
- 1.5 GB of RAM
- 16 GB of on-board storage, microSD expansion
- 5 MP rear camera, 2 MP front camera
- Removable 2,600 mAh battery
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow or 7.0 Nougat
See anything we missed? Be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below!