Just because your budget is limited doesn’t mean you can’t own the best handset available. Sure, handsets like iPhone 6S, LG G4 and Samsung Galaxy S6 are among the best choices for their innovative features, sleek design and impressive performance. But if you can’t afford them, there’s no need to fret. While the best handset innovation comes with a price, you can still enjoy a set of impressive features with these budget-friendly phones.
If you’re looking for the best handset to fit your £200 or below budget, we have a here list you can check out.
Motorola Moto E
With a price tag below £100, the Moto E is a phone option you can never go wrong with. It features a solid design with a 4.5-inch screen, decent 540 x 960 resolution and a 5MP camera. It is running on Android 5.0 Lollipop with 1GB of RAM. The Moto E is not the best cheap phone in terms of performance but for its low price, it’s a great option to consider.
Motorola Moto G
When it comes to cheap phones, Motorola has gotten it right especially with their Moto G release. For a price under £200, the Moto G is the best cheap phone you’ll find that is water-resistant. Though the design may be bulky, the phone is packed with features that will make every penny worth it. It features a 5-inch screen with a good resolution, 13MP rear camera, and 2GB RAM and 2,470mAh battery.
EE Harrier Mini
For under £100, the EE Harrier Mini is another cheap phone worth looking at. The phone features a compact design with 4.7-inch screen, 8MP camera and 2,000mAh battery. You can also use it for Wi-Fi calling. All these features you can enjoy without breaking the budget. There are just a few downsides. The phone’s build may not be the best and the internal storage is very low at only 8GB.
Nokia Lumia 735
If you love taking selfies, the Nokia Lumia 735 is your best bet. It’s cheap with a pretty decent 5MP front camera and 6.7MP rear camera. The phone runs on Windows Phone 8.1 with 1GB RAM and Quad-core 1.2Ghz CPU. It also features a 4.7-inch HD screen at 720p resolution. The phone’s keyboard, however, can be irritating to use from time to time.
Sony Xperia T3
Compact and slimline, the Sony Xperia T3 made it to the best budget-friendly handsets of the year for its set of key features. It features a 5.3-inch screen, larger than most options on the list making it an ideal option for those who prefer a phablet-like phone. On the downside, the phone has limited storage. But all in all, it’s still a pretty good choice for those on a tight budget.
Now that the OnePlus X’s price has gone under £200, we cannot afford not to include the phone on the list. With its attractive design, bright display and excellent 13MP camera, the phone is a quick winner if you’re looking for cheap without compromising quality. The phone features a 5.1-inch screen with 1080×1920 resolution, 3GB RAM and 16GB storage.
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua
If you want a waterproof phone without spending a fortune, the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is exactly what you’re looking for. For a great low price, the phone features a great design with good battery life, decent resolution and good 13MP camera. Though there are times when the performance is subpar, the phone remains an excellent bet if your budget is under £200.