We’re at a point where a cell phone is seen as an essential. It’s become hard to take care of normal business without one. But do we really need the top, most expensive brands? And what if we do want all of the functionality without the price tag? Luckily, we have gotten to the point where the least expensive cell phones are now high quality smartphones. So let’s explore some of the top notch budget phones on the market today:
1. OnePlus 6T
The 6T is the flagship phone of OnePlus. With processing power that rivals big league phones like iPhone, it is a natural go to for people looking to get a high performance phone at a fraction of the cost. The OnePlus 6T is encased in the new Gorilla Glass 6 front and back making it highly break resistant even after multiple drops. Starting at $250, you can buy either 6GB or 8GB of RAM, while the iPhone XR comes with only 3GB of RAM. The OnePlus has a large 6.4-inch display and features the unique Nightscape Mode for night-time pictures. It followed Apple in the Bluetooth trend and took out the headphone jack. Although it does not have wireless charging like some of the newer phones on the market, it is a powerful performance machine that gives a true bang for its buck.
2. Xnaomi Redmi Note7
The Xnaomi Redmi note7 (xiaomi remedy note 7) prioritizes strength just as much as its features. Using gorilla glass 5,When the Xnaomi Redmi note7 was designed, durability was prioritized just as much as the software. Using Gorilla Glass 5 on both sides, the phone is extremely resistant to drops and scratches. Protecting its large surface, the RedMi’s large display sports a whopping 1080p screen. In order to put this feature to good use, the device is equipped with a 4,000 mAh battery. Starting at $200, an optional 32GB of storage can be implemented for storage. With that being said, there’s nothing better to fill it with than photos from the phones 48MP camera.
3. Moto G7
Motorola amped up the competition when it dropped the Moto G7 on the market. With a 6.2 inch display, the G7 sports a Gorilla Glass 3 front and back which gives it the sleek and modern design it is known for. Motorola has been on the cell phone playing field since the beginning, so it is little wonder that they were able to design a phone that rivals midline line phones for as little as $200. While the G6 is not known for a high performing camera, it does feature dual rear cameras, 4K video, and slow motion.
4. Honor 10 lite
Starting at $80 and being the least expensive on the list, this phone refuses to go down in quality. While larger brands like iPhone went the bluetooth route, the Lite kept it classic by keeping the headphone jack. Maintaining high quality, this phone comes equipped with an optional 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Opening windows of opportunity for even better service, the Honor holds dual sim slots for more storage. To keep your eyes at ease during usage, a “Vivid” mode is available to cut all blue light from your screen. Finally, to keep all of the features of this phone protected, a plastic casing is used to allow for many hits, drops and a little spillage