Mobile Phones have become like a necessity in today’s world. With smartphone companies providing better features and pricing with every launch, customers get a wide variety of mobile phones to choose from. With this, let’s take a look at the top 10 mobile phones under $500.
1. Apple iPhone 8
Even though this phone was launched into the market in 2017, it remains a solid phone to buy. It is the cheapest iPhone you can buy from Apple for new.
The phone is packed with features like wireless charging, water resistance, durable solid-state home button, and a really good camera. It is an affordable phone amongst the other high-end iPhones which cost $1000 plus.
2. Samsung Galaxy A50
The Galaxy A50 is part of Samsung’s A-series. It is cheaper than the S-series which is the top tier phone category of Samsung. The phone will cost around $300. At this cost, it is one of the most affordable smartphones packed with lots of features.
The phone comes with a 6.4-inch display screen. It is equipped with an in-screen fingerprint reader and a headphone jack. On the back comes three cameras that include a wide-angle lens. It also has a depth lens, which is used to take portrait shots with blurry and dramatic backgrounds.
3. Motorola Moto Z4
Moto Z4 was launched in May 2019. It is one of the very few phones which connect to 5G Network. The phone functions with a Moto Mod modular accessory, which attaches to the back of the smartphone using magnetic pins.
The phone costs $400 and if equipped with Mod, it will cost a little extra. But it remains one of the most affordable 5G phones available in the market.
4. LG G8 ThinQ with Alexa
Originally this phone cost $850 when launched but, LG decided to sell its premium LG G8 with Alexa at a new price of $500. The phone stands out as a rarity as one of the last few high-end phones with a headphone jack.
The key features of G8 include a sharp screen, a second wide-angle rear camera, a fast processor. It is also water resistance.
5. Google Pixel 3A XL
If you loved Google Pixel 3A, then you will love the 3A XL. It has all those features which are present in Pixel 3A but it comes with the extra package. Pixel 3A XL costs $430.
It has a 6-inch OLED display compared to the Pixel 3A’s 5.6-inch screen. Google Pixel 3A XL comes with a 3700 mAh battery. It has the best camera for its price.
6. Motorola Moto G7 Play
Motorola Moto G7 Play is one of the most liked affordable android phones of all time. The phone costs around $290. It comes with a Snapdragon 632 processor and a water-repellent coating. Moto G7 has a smaller 5.7-inch display.
It has a single 13-megapixel camera. Moto G7 Play is equipped with a 3000 mAh battery. If you are looking for a decent affordable android mobile, then this matches all the criteria.
7. Google Pixel 3A
Google Pixel 3A is the sister version of 3A XL. The phone costs around $399. It has a maximum storage capacity of 64 GB. The device is compatible with all the major US phone carriers.
Pixel 3A comes with a headphone jack. The phone comes with an amazing night shot camera which can take great photos in the dark. It can also take crystal clear daytime photos and video recording.
8. Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S8 has launched three years ago in 2017. It is still one of the best Samsung selling phones in its s-series segment of Samsung phones. The phone cost $384.
It comes with features such as wireless charging, expandable storage, and a headphone jack. The phone has a curved OLED display screen which gives it a modern-day phone look which the people still adore and love to see in smartphones.
9. Motorola Moto G7
Moto G7 is a slick contemporary design Android smartphone. It costs around $300. Moto G7 has a dewdrop notch display, decent dual rear cameras. The phone comes with fast charging and solid battery life.
Motorola Moto G7 is a near-stock version of Android 9 Pie making it value for money in this range of smartphones.
10. Motorola Moto G7 Power
Motorola Moto G7 Power is part of the G-Family of Motorola. The phone costs $247.It comes with a spec sheet that is nearly identical to the Moto G7. The phone comes with a 5000mAh battery which can last for 23 hours,10 minutes.
It has a single 12-megapixel camera. Moto G7 Power has a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 632 processor with 32 GB of storage 3 GB of memory.