Top pocket-friendly smartphones to buy for under $200

top smartphones under $200

There are some smartphones you won’t see on advertising hoardings in your city streets, neither do you get to see them in TV ads. We all know about the Galaxy range, the iPhones, or for that matter the newly launched Pixel range. But we all tend to forget about phones that offer the same level of performance, and cost half as much. Picking up the right budget handset can be a daunting task. Hence, we’ve compiled a handy list of some of the best smartphones to buy under $200.

Moto G4

Just like its predecessors, the new Moto G4 is one heck of a deal. Currently, its available on Amazon.com at $149.99, down from the original price of $199.99. The latest-gen Moto G4 sports an impressive slick design with metal on the sides. Also, it now comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD display, making it the biggest Moto G till date. The smartphone is scheduled to get the latest Android Nougat 7.0 update.

top smartphones under $200

Key Specs:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD display
  • 1.5Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • 16GB/32GB storage plus microSD
  • 13MP/5MP Rear and Front cameras
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • Fast Charging
  • 4G LTE

Honor 5X

With a 5.5-inch Full HD display, a fingerprint sensor, along with 13MP and 5MP cameras, the Honor 5X has a lot on offer for the money. Besides, you get two SIM slots (micro and nano), so you can put two SIMs in one go.

top smartphones under $200

Key Specs:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD display
  • Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB built-in storage plus microSD
  • 13MP/5MP Rear and Front cameras
  • 3000mAh battery

Asus Zenfone 3 Laser

The new Zenfone 3 Laser range is now officially available in the US. At $199, the smartphone packs powerful set of innards and flaunts a slick design. The smartphone boasts a 5.5-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 430 processor with 2GB of RAM, along with 13MP primary fitted with super-fast laser auto-focus. Besides, it even gets a fingerprint scanner. For $199, that’s a lot for the asking price.

top smartphones under $200

Key Specs:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD display
  • Snapdragon 430 processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB of built in storage plus microSD
  • 3000mAh battery

Coolpad Conjr

Another budget smartphone worth checking out is the recently launched Coolpad Conjr. Priced at $180, the smartphone packs a rather decent set of specifications such as 3GB of RAM, a quad-core MediaTek processor, and 16GB of built-in storage.

top smartphones under $200

Key Specs:

  • 5.5-inch HD display
  • quad-core MediaTek processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB builti-in storage plus microSD, USB OTG
  • 13MP/8MP Rear and Front cameras
  • 2500mAh battery

LG Aristo

Even LG has launched a new low-cost smartphone with VoLTE support. Dubbed as the LG Aristo, the handset will be available on MetroPCS January 23 for just $59 after instant rebate. While on January 25, it’ll be available T-Mobile for $0 down payment and $6 for 24 monthly installments. There’s also one-time purchase options for a full price $144.

top smartphones under $200

Key Specs:

Display: 5-inch HD
SIM: Dual
Processor: 1.4GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC processor
RAM: 1.5GB RAM
Storage: 16GB of expandable storage
Rear Camera: 13MP
Front Camera: 5-MP
Battery: 2410 mAh

Huawei P8 Lite

The P8 Lite is another solidly-speced smartphone with 4G LTE support. It rocks a slick unibody design and gets powered by a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor. The handset is currently available on Amazon for $178.49.

Key Specs:

  • 5-inch HD Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS touchscreen display
  • 1.5 GHz, 64-bit Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB storage plus microSD upto 32GB
  • 2200mAh battery
  • 13MP/5MP Rear and Front cameras

NextBit Robin

NextBit Robin’s hipster-like color scheme certainly makes it look different from other rectangular slabs out there. Besides its unconventional color scheme, the smartphone’s USB is 100GB of free lifetime cloud storage. Also, it packs a solid set of innards such as a FullHD display, a hexacore Snapdragon 808 processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of built-in storage.

top smartphones to buy under $200

Key Specs:

  • 5.2 inch FHD IPS Display
  • Snapdragon 808 hexacore processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB storage
  • 2680mAh battery

Other notable mentions in the list include Asus Zenfone 3 Max, Blu Life One X2, Blu Vivo 5, along with Alacatel OneTouch Idol 3.

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