The technology have been changing very frequently as earlier kids were used to teach with traditional techniques such as whiteboard/ blackboard, whereas nowadays smartphones are been used by the teachers in the classroom. So android phones are playing a vital role in the daily routine whether for a kid or an adult. Shortly, Android phones have become an essential thing in the digital world.

Android Phones For Children

If you are in search of smartphones for your kid, who is ready to hold the first smartphone in his/ her tiny hands, there are various budget-friendly Android phones available in the market which are bundled with kid-friendly apps and games. However, there are not enough smartphones, specifically designed for kids, but we tried our best to provide you a list of budget-friendly smartphones which will be a great option for your kid.

Without wasting too much time on thinking which smartphone is suitable for your kids, here we are going to provide you a list of best Android Phones for kids in 2018, just have quick look at this:-

Moto E5 Play

The Moto E5 Play from Motorola is the recently launched budget-friendly smartphone in E series, which the company has specifically designed. However, the company has managed to provide the high-quality hardware and latest operating system in the Moto E5 Play at an affordable price. The budget-friendly Moto E5 Play features a 5.2-inch display and runs on top of the line Android 8.0 Oreo.

In terms of hardware, it has Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC bundled with 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage with an option to extend further up to 128GB by using a memory card. It packs an 8MP rear camera and 5MP selfie shooter. The battery back up of Moto E5 Play is 2,800mAh.

Moto E5 Play

Water Resistant feature is missing on the Moto E5 Play but the company reported that it is coated with a water-repellent coating. The interested buyers can purchase the Moto E5 Play from Boost Mobile, but the retailer is not providing the contract on the purchase of E5 Play, similarly Verizon Wireless is charging just $69.99 for E5 Play but again without a contract.

Specifications of Moto E5 Play

  • 5.2-inch display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC
  • 2GB of RAM and 16GB onboard storage; expanded up to 128GB
  • Measures 151 x 74 x 9 mm, weighs 150 gram
  • 8MP rear and 5MP selfie snapper
  • 2,800 mAh battery
  • Android 8.0 Oreo

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ZTE Temp Go

ZTE Temp Go is one of the great options for teenager specifically for those who are holding the smartphone for the first time on their hands. This is the first Android Oreo Go Edition smartphone that can be launched particularly in the US market. It runs on Android Oreo Go Edition and is bundled with various Google pre-installed apps that require less storage capacity in the gadget.

Android Oreo Go is specially designed for entry-level smartphones that have up to 1GB RAM.
The ZTE Tempo Go boasts a 5-inch display with a screen resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. Under the hood, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SoC bundled with 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage which can be further extended upto 32GB by using the memory card.

ZTE Temp Go

In terms of optics, it has 5MP rear and 2MP front-facing camera for taking selfies and video calling. It is armed with a 2,200mAh battery. The ZTE Tempo Go has been priced at just $79.99. It is worth noting that the Android phone runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo operating system and also compatible with the latest security patches and features.

Specifications of ZTE Tempo Go

  • 5.0-inch FWVGA display
  • Screen resolution of 480 x 854 pixels
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SoC
  • 1GB of RAM and 8GB onboard storage
  • Expandable Memory Support Up To 32GB
  • 5MP rear camera and 2MP selfie snapper
  • 2,200 mAh battery
  • Android Oreo Go Edition
  • Measures: 5.73 x 2.83 x 8.5 mm and weighs: 0.36 grams


Tii now, BLU R1 HD is one of the best smartphones for kids It comes with a solid design, impressive display, build quality, a simple software and an affordable price. The budget-friendly BLU R1 HD smartphone is retailing at just $50 only in case if you are Amazon prime member and it shows ads on the display screen of the smartphone. All of us know very well that everyone’s parents want to refrain their child from the advertisements than you must have to go for the ad-free version which is available at $99.99.


The camera specs of BLU R1 HD is not impressive at all, the Prime version is a little bit costlier but at this price point BLU R1 HD is a great option for your kids

Specifications of BLU R1 HD

  • 5.0-inch IPS LCD display with 1,280 x 720 resolution, 294 ppi
  • Quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor clocked at 1.3 GHz
  • 1/2 GB of RAM and 8/16 GB of storage,
  • Expandable Memory Support up to 64GB
  • 8MP rear camera a 5MP selfie snapper
  • Non-removable 2,500 mAh battery
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Measure: 143 x 70.7 x 8.5 mm,
  • Weighs: 142 grams

Motorola Moto E4

The Motorola Moto E4 is not only a great option for kids but also available at an affordable price which makes everyone’s parent happy. Verizon Wireless, the Telecommunication company in the US is selling the Motorola Moto E4 at just $69.99 as the pre-paid device. Interested buyers can also purchase an unlocked version from at just $99.99 which consists ads on the lock screen that will be applicable across the US. The Motorola Moto E4 is listed at $49.99 in MetroPCS website in the U.S.

Motorola Moto E4

The Motorola Moto E4 has a 5-inch HD display with a screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Under the hood, it is powered by a Quad- Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC clocked at 1.4 Ghz integrated with Adreno 308 GPU. For storing content, it has 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage, memory can be further extended up to 128 GB by using microSD card.

The fingerprint sensor is positioned on the home button on the front side of the smartphone. It packs an 8MP rear and 5MP selfie shooter. Both front and rear cameras have an LED flash. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box and has 2,800 mAh battery. The Motorola Moto E4 is a great Android phone that has been listed in the category of kids.

Specifications of Motorola Moto E4

  • 5.0 Inch HD Display with screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels Adreno 308 GPU
  • Quad- Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Processor
  • Android 7.1 Nougat with Moto experiences
  • 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage
  • Video Capture 1080p (30fps)
  • An 8MP rear camera featuring autofocus, 4 Piece composite lens, and LED flash
  • 5MP front facing camera accompanied by an LED flash
  • 2,800 mAh removable battery

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Alcatel A30

Another best first mobile phone for 11 year old is the Alcatel A30. The Alcatel A30 Unlocked Smartphone is available for purchase on Amazon as a part of Prime phones selection. It has been priced at $59.99 which again comprises ads on the lock screen, but the Alcatel smartphone operates only on GSM carriers such as AT&T and T-Mobile.

Alcatel A30

The Alcatel A30 has a 5-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels. Under the hood, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SoC coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage that can be extended up to 32GB by using a memory card. In terms of cameras, it has an 8MP rear camera and 5MP selfie snapper and it comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

Specifications of Alcatel A30

  • 5-inch IPS LCD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor
  • 2 GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage, expandable support up to 32GB
  • 2,460 mAh battery
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 8 MP rear camera, 5 MP front camera
  • Measure 5.6 x 0.3 x 2.8 inches, 5.1 ounces

LG Stylo 3

If you are planning to gift your child a large screen smartphone with a stylus so that he/she can draw the pictures on the screen than the LG Stylo 3 is one of the good option for the parents. It was launched previously in 2017 and available at an affordable price only in case of exchanging the old smartphone with LG Stylo 3.

LG Stylo 3

The LG Stylo 3 has 5.7-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels. It gets an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC clocked at 1.4 GHz. For storage, the smartphone is bundled with 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and microSD card supports up to 32 GB memory. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. As the name suggests the LG Stylo 3 comes with a stylus pen as it is a member of the stylus family which enables the kids to draw some digital projects on their big screen smartphone.

Specifications of LG Stylo 3

  • 5.7-inch IPS LCD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Chipset
  • 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and micro SD card support up to 32GB
  • 3,200 mAh battery
  • 13 MP rear and 5 MP selfie shooter
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Dimensions 155.7 x 80 x 7.4 mm,
  • Weighs 150 gram

Unihertz Atom

Are you in search of build quality smartphone which is lighter in weight, smaller in size and your kid can perfectly hold it in their hands without damaging the smartphone. Just have a quick look at the Unihertz Atom which is listed on the Kickstarter platform for purchase. Unihertz Atom is a newer version of previously launched Jelly phone. The Atom has designed the Unihertz more thicker, more rugged as compared to Jelly and it is the best phone for a teenager 2018

Unihertz Atom features a 2.45 inch display certified IP68 rating which means it protects the smartphone from dust and water. It is designed with a good build quality which means the kids can use it anywhere.

Unihertz Atom

The Android phone has an unnamed octa-core 2Ghz processor. For storing content, it gets 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Unihertz Atom packs a 16MP rear and 8MP selfie snapper. It gets a USB Type-C port, a headphone jack, a fingerprint scanner as connectivity options. Additionally, a programmable key is positioned on the side of the smartphone that can be used to access an app.

Specifications of Unihertz Atom

  • 2.45-inch display,
  • Android 8.1 Oreo operating system
  •  Octa-core 2Ghz processor
  • 2,000 mAh battery
  • 4 GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage
  • 16 MP rear and 8 MP selfie snapper
  • Dimensions are 96 x 45 x 18mm,
  • Weighs 106 grams