If you’re hoping to snag an affordable phone deal, one of the best ways to do just that is to look for a cheap smartphone. But just because you’re on a tight budget doesn’t mean you should compromise on specifications and quality. You may not afford to buy the latest offering from Apple or Samsung at the moment but you can still enjoy a budget-friendly phone when chosen right.
For consumers who can only spare a small sun for their smartphones, there’s no need to feel discouraged. The upcoming iPhone 6S or iPhone 7 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge may be all the talk in the mobile phone industry but there are still a few gems under £200. Below is a list of six of the best cheap smartphones you should get a closer look at.
Nokia Lumia 530
If very cheap is what you want, this small Nokia Lumia 530 is on option at a small price. There’s no front camera and no flash hence the huge drop in cost. What it does have is a set of key features that promise a smooth experience eve for users who like their gaming on their mobile phones. The smartphone features a 4.0-inch screen running on a Quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor. Though stingy with its 4GB storage, the rock bottom price is sure to make you happy in exchange for an all in all impressive performance.
Motorola Moto E
Another cheap phone you can never go wrong with is the Motorola Moto E. Continuing with Motorola’s legacy for the best affordable smartphones today, the phone packs a set of solid new features most users will be content with. It comes with Google’s latest OS, the much talked about Android 5.0 Lollipop, featuring a 4.5-inch screen with front and rear camera and storage of 8GB. Just watch out for some display issues but other than that, the phone is worth is low price.
HTC Desire 510
Do you want speedy Internet on your phone but you can’t afford the higher end smartphones? The HTC Desire 510 may be the phone you are looking phone. It features a 4.7-inch screen with 5MP rear camera, 8GB memory and packed with decent features. Running on Android KitKat, the phone, in most cases, runs fast and smooth. But best of all, the smartphone supports 4G for a fast mobile Internet on a budget.
Huawei Ascend G7
Looking sleek and pretty while also offering a good value for your money is the Huawei Ascend G7. With a large 5.5-inch screen boasting a premium design running on a Quad-core processor, this smartphone looks like is a high-end option. It also comes with an impressive 13MP camera and 5MP front camera plus other surprisingly impressive specifications all at a cost under £200.
Microsoft Lumia 640
Microsoft hit the mark with the Microsoft Lumia 640. If you’re smart enough to buy this phone, you’ll strike gold as well. It’s one of the best and cheapest offering from Microsoft’s line-up this year. The phone boasts a 5-inch screen, boosted RAM and a premium look. In addition, the smartphone also comes with a pretty good front and rear camera not to impress impressive battery life too.
Motorola Moto G
Topping the list of the best cheap smartphones available in the market today is the Motorola Moto G. With its improved camera, large 5-inch screen and other impressive features, this smartphone is the best phone you can buy under £200. Though the battery life is not as impressive as you might it to be, the phone, all in all, offers the best value for your money.