Top 5 Cheap Phones For Every Budget

The best cheapest phones will make you wonder why people spend $700 or more on a new phone. Based on our testing, you can get a very good smartphone for under $400 with all the features most people need.

1. Google Pixel 4a

5.81-inch OLED (2340×1080), Snapdragon 730G, RAM 6GB, Storage: 128GB,

Rear camera 12.2MPx (ƒ/1.7) | Front camera 8MPx (ƒ/2.0)

At $350, you won’t find a better value than the Google Pixel 4a.

The Pixel 4a can’t match the performance of the iPhone SE, but for most smartphone users, this phone has enough processing power to handle most tasks.

  • Low price
  • Good camera
  • Battery life

2. Moto G Power

6.6 inches (1600 x 720), Snapdragon 662, RAM 3GB, 4GB,Storage: 32GB, 64GB, expandable, Rear camera 16MPx wide (ƒ/1.7); 8MPx ultrawide (ƒ/2.2), 2MPx macro (ƒ/2.2), Front camera 16MPx (ƒ/2.0)

Moto G Power is a really long-lasting phone that lasts for more than 11 hours on many battery tests.That’s the best phone battery life we’ve ever seen, which is really good when you consider the Moto G Power costs under $250.

  • Battery life
  • Low price
  • Not the best display

3. TCL 10 5G UW

6.53-inch LCD (2340 x 1080), Snapdragon 665, RAM 6GB, Storage 64GB, expandable, Rear camera 48MPx (f/1.8), Main camera 8MPx (f/2.2) ultra wide 2MPx (f.2.4) macro 2MPx (f/2.4) Front camera: 16MPx

You won’t find too many 5G-capable devices on the list of our best budget phones. And yet, here’s the TCL 10 5G UW, which can connect to 5G network while still costing you less than $400.

  • 5G connection
  • Battery life

4. One Plus Nord N10

6.49-inch (2400 x 1080), Snapdragon 690, RAM 6GB, Storage 128GB, expandable, rear cameras 64 Mpx (f/1.79), 8 Mpx (119, f/2.25), 2 Mpx (macro, f/2.4) and 2 Mpx (bokeh, f/2.4), front selfie 16 Mpx camera (f/2.05)

You get a 90-Hz screen refresh rate and a high-speed 5G connection, features like this are often available only on phones costing $500 or more but this one costs around $300.

  • 90hz
  • 5G connection
  • Low price
  • Camera colors

5. Nokia 5.3

6.55-inch (1600 x 720), Snapdragon 665, RAM 4GB, Storage 64GB, expandable, triple rear camera 13 (f/1.8) + 5 + 2 + 2 Mpx, front camera 8 Mpx (f/2.0)

You have to lower your expectations for any smartphone that starts at $200, but Nokia 5.3 is absolutely good for its price.

This phone has software where you get NFC so you can pay at select stores with the phone via an app like Google Pay.

That kind of software on a phone this cheap is very rare.

  • Low price
  • Stuttering