Best budget smartphones you can buy right now

Best budget smartphones you can buy right now

We now live in a modern world where smartphones have become an integral part of people’s lives. Every year, there is a barrage of smartphones released to the market, and many of them are premium and expensive, making buying a low-cost and mid-range device a better choice. There are a good number of budget smartphones out there that offer respectable specs and beautiful design. If you are planning to grab a cheap phone, we believe that we can help you out.

In this article, we have compiled a list of the five best cheap smartphones you can get right now on the market. Before we begin, note that some of the below-mentioned phones were announced back in 2016, but they still stand out in 2017.

Here are five best budget smartphones

  1. Moto G5 Plus

Motorola’s G Series is a great success on the market. This year, Lenovo-owned smartphone maker officially announced the next generation Moto G smartphones, Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus. While the Moto G5 offers descent specs, the G5 Plus is more than a budget phone with competent specs and stellar design.

With the G5 Plus, Motorola has officially moved away from the boring and plastic design in favor of a premium build with small bezels and metal body. The G5 Plus ranks among the best budget smartphones you can buy right now. Apart from a premium design, the device offers pixel-perfect cameras and a great fingerprint scanner. Under the hood, the G5 Plus is fueled by a powerful 8-core processor, offering enough power to handle a 5.2-inch 1080p HD display. The Moto G5 Plus is now available globally and you can get it for only $229, a low price tag for a great phone with stellar design.

  1. Asus ZenFone 3

Back in 2014, the Taiwanese Company made waves by announcing the first generation ZenFone smartphone. The device quickly gained its popularity among users and tech experts worldwide, mainly thanks to its stunning design and smooth performance.

Last year, Asus unveiled the third generation ZenFone smartphone called, ZenFone 3. With ZenFone 3, the Taiwanese Company has really pushed the boundaries with a lot of changes and features over the previous model. It seems that Asus wants to break away from the mid-range segment and seeks to get some ground in the high-end segment.

With the ZenFone 3, Asus crams mid-range internals into an all-new glass chassis that you will find on a premium phone on the market. The Deluxe version of the ZenFone 3 will cost you around $400, while the Laser variant retails for around $199.

  1. Huawei P9 Lite

The Huawei P9 Lite is a tough rival that poses a serious challenge to the Moto G5 Plus. First introduced back in April 2016, the P9 Lite quickly topped the list of the most desired smartphones on the market. The P9 Lite offers an attractive design and bright Full HD display, all made possible by a powerful Huawei Kirin processor and 3GB of RAM. With a $219 price tag, you will also get a 5.2-inch HD display, 4G LTE support, a 13 megapixel rear, and Android 7.0 Nougat.

  1. Honor 6X

Back in 2016, the Honor 5X was one of the best budget phones on the market. The Honor 6X serves as the company’s strategic plan to replicate the huge success from the last year’s model. The Honor 6X comes with a few improvements over the previous model and the same low price tag that encourage users to upgrade.

The Honor 6X features a bigger Full HD display, a powerful octa-core system under the hood, 3GB of RAM, and a 12 MP rear shooter. The device costs only $199, making it a perfect choice for bargain hunters.

  1. OnePlus 3

OnePlus 3 is the best budget phone on the list. With a $395 price tag, you have a great smartphone with a new premium suit, plenty of power, and a lot of high-end features you’d expect to find on expensive phones.

OnePlus 3 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor along with 6GB of RAM. Besides, the phone also features a fingerprint scanner, fast charging technology, and much-improved camera performance.

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