Smartphones 2017
A model demonstrates LG Electronics' V20 smartphone during Korea Electronics Show 2016 in Seoul, Oct. 27, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

There has been a constant struggle in the smartphone industry — to endow devices with maximum features at lowest prices. As more features such as fingerprint scanners and voice assistants become commonplace across budget devices, the consumer gets a wider array of devices to choose from.

Here are five budget phones expected to release in 2017:

Nokia D1C: Nokia is expected to make its comeback after the Microsoft-Nokia deal expires. The company’s rumored D1C device is expected to be a budget phone with a 1.4 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, Android 7.0 Nougat OS, an Adreno 505 GPU, 3GB RAM, 32GB onboard memory and a 5/5.5–inch full HD display.

A standout feature of the Nokia D1C might be a 22.6-megapixel primary camera with LED flash.

LG V5: LG is reportedly prepping its new device, the V5, on the lines of its predecessor, the LG V10. Not much is known about the device, except that it might come with a fingerprint sensor on the back, a MicroUSB charging port and a 5.5-inch display.

Xiaomi Mi6: Xiaomi is expected to enter the U.S. market with the launch of its flagship, the Mi6, next year. The company has had a forte of creating phones with high-end features and mid-range pricing and Mi6 is not expected to be any different. The device is expected to have a 5.5-inch 2K display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 2.5 GHz processor and a 23-megapixel rear camera.

Moto G5: Motorola’s G4 successor is expected to come out in 2017. The upcoming device will have a 5.5-inch display will full HD resolution, Android 7.0 nougat OS, 16/32GB onboard memory, 2/3GB RAM and a 13-megapixel rear camera.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017): Samsung is expected to unveil the 2017 version of its A3 device at Consumer Electronics Show 2017. Expected features of the device include a 4.7-inch HD display, an Exynos 7870 processor, 2GB RAM, a 12-megapixel rear camera, an 8-megapixel front camera and a 3,000 mAh battery.