The Mobile World Congress 2017 is taking place as we speak and many new smartphones are being presented there. However, maybe you don’t have enough money ( or you don’t want to ) buy the latest flagship smartphone launched by your favorite manufacturer. If this is the case, you can choose one of the following old smartphones. While they are old, they are still very much worth buying.

Although the smartphones below were not just recently released, they still have top tech specs. So, if you’re interested in buying an old smartphone that is still worth it, pick one from those below.

Huawei P9

The Huawei P9 is a phone that manages to keep the bar quite high, especially thanks to the Kirin 955 octa-core processor that runs at a speed of 2.5 GHZ + 1.8 GHZ but also thanks to the 8 GB of RAM memory under the hood. Moreover, you get 32 GB of internal storage which you can  boost with the help of micro SD memory cards. The 5.2 inches display is quite generous and it packs Full HD resolution, while the dual photo camera takes awesome photos.

Samsung Galaxy  S6

The Galaxy S6 was one of the best smartphones available when it was released. It is still a smartphone worth buying because it is still recommended by market experts. The phone packs an octa core 2.1 GHZ + 1.5 GHZ processor, 3 GB of RAM memory, 16 MP camera, Super AMOLED QHD display with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution.

LG Nexus 5X

The LG Nexus 5X is also an old smartphone that is worth buying as it’s a very top device, especially if you’re looking at buying something cheaper. The Snapdragon 808 processor provides a speed of 1.8 GHZ, and the 2 GB of RAM memory are great for multitasking. The Full HD display has a 5.2 inches size and the 12.3 MP camera takes great photos and can record 4K videos.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5

If you miss the Galaxy Note 7 and you would like a similar experience ( without the problems, of course ) the Galaxy Note 5 from Samsung should be in your consideration. The Galaxy Note 5 comes with the S-Pen that makes it easier for you to use the device, and under the hood we can find an octa core 2.1 GHZ processor, 4 GB of RAM memory. The phone has a 5.7  inches display, 16 MP rear camera, which is great to take very good photos.

iPhone 6S

If you’re looking for an old smartphone to buy but you don’t want something that runs on Android, one of the best options is the iPhone 6S. The phone packs 2 GB of RAM memory, 16 GB of internal storage, IPS LCD display with 1334 x 750 pixels resolution. The iPhone 6S also comes with a 12 MP rear camera that can record 4K videos.

Microsoft Lumia 950

Microsoft Lumia 950 is still a top smartphone, being the right choice if you don’t want an Android or iOS phone. The operating system is easy to use, and the tech specs are decent. The phone packs a 5.2” display which supports a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, the rear camera includes a 20 MP sensor which can  record 4K videos. The Snapdragon 808 processor dominates under the hood and it runs at a speed of 1.8 GHZ. The phone also packs 3 GB of RAM memory.


If you’re still searching for an old smartphone worth buying, the LG G4 might be the one you need. The phone comes with the Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor at 1.8 GHZ, you get 3 GB of RAM memory and 32 GB of internal storage space, which can be increased with the help of micro SD memry cards. The IPS Quantum display has a size of 5.5 inches and supports a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The photo camera packs a 16 MP sensor helped by an optic image stabilizer.

So, which of the old smartphones listed above would you buy today ? Or maybe you would buy a different one ? Please answer in the comments section below.


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