5 best smartphones with lower than 500$ price in 2018

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Confused about choosing the right cellphone for yourself ?! If the price matters to you, take a look at this post and find the best cheap smartphone based on your needs.


Nowadays, smartphones have become an inseparable part of our lives. Having a great smartphone is the dream of all users but unfortunately, most of up-market cellphones cost an arm and a leg!

Therefore, in this topic we are going to discuss about the best cheap smartphones with lower than 500$ budget in 2018 which are almost as great as the phones with extremely high prices.

1.OneOlus 5T

5 best smartphones with lower than 500$ price in 2018

If you are looking for a high-end featured phone that gives you almost the same experience a person can get with a branded flagship, then OnePlus 5T seems a great choice for you!

A big 6.01 inch Full HD+ AMOLED display makes this phone comparable to the 2017 best flagship devices!

Also, with a 20 MP secondary sensor and the Intelligent Pixel Technology, this gorgeous cellphone can be counted as a great qualified camera.

In comparison with the older OnePlus5, the 5T takes better low-light photos.

The other powerful feature of 5T, is its biometric security. 5T uses a fingerprint sensor placed on back it as well as a face recognition system that works perfectly and fast.

All in all, OnePlus 5T is one of the best phones in 2018  a person can effort to get all common features in top flagships with a low budget.

Display: Optic AMOLED _ 401 ppi density

Operation System: And Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.1 (Oreo)

Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835

Memory: (128 GB, 8 GB RAM) OR (64 GB, 6 GB RAM) – there is no slot for microSD

Camera: 16 MP + 20 MP, dual-LED flash (check quality in here) / 16 MP secondary Camera

Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery

Price: about 500$

2.Lenevo P2

“Best battery life of any smartphone” is the first thing that catches your eyes when you read the expert’s reviews about Lenevo P2!

the second item our best cheap smartphone of 2018 was introduced in 2016, but still, you can count on it as one of the bests, especially if a battery with a long life is an issue for you!

Display:  5.5 inches Super AMOLED – 401ppi

Operation System:  Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)

Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625

Memory: (32 GB, 3/4 GB RAM) OR (64 GB, 4 GB RAM) – microSD up to 256 GB

Camera: 13 MP, dual-LED dual-tone flash (check quality in here) / 5 MP secondary Camera

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 5100 mAh battery

Price: 250$ to 309$

3. Moto G5 Plus

When you take the Moto G5 Plus in your hands for the first time, probably the first thing pops up into your mind is “How on the earth can a phone have these High-end features with such a low price!”

Powerful hardware combined with good user experience of the software makes this phone one of the most ideal choices for most users!

Display:  5.7 inches IPS LCD – 424ppi

Operation System:  Android 8.0 (Oreo)

Chipset: Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450

Memory: (32 GB, 3 GB RAM) OR (64 GB, 4 GB RAM) – microSD up to 256 GB

Camera: 12 MP + 5 MP, dual-LED dual-tone flash / 8 MP OR 16 MP secondary Camera  + LED flash

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

Price: 250$


4. Honor 9 Lite

This one is not the cheapest phone on our list, but considering the fact that it is more feature-packed than even some of the more expensive ones, it can be an excellent choice!

as the battery of Honor 9 Lite can’t last as long as its competitor, Moto G6’s battery, do, you may find it a little challenging in long term uses.

But generally, the good camera, Android 8 and the eye catching design of  Honor 9 Lite, will satisfy most users.

Display:  5.65 inches IPS LCD– 428ppi

Operation System:  Android 8.0 (Oreo)

Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 659

Memory: (32 GB, 3/4 GB RAM) OR (64 GB, 4 GB RAM) – microSD up to 256 GB

Camera: 13 MP + 2 MP, LED flash / 13 MP + 2 MP secondary Camera

Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery

Price: 244.42$


5.Honor 7x

The Honor 7x is one of the latest cheap phones with cool features, produced by Huawei’s Honor brand.

If a phone with a powerful processor, good quality Camera and suitable display is what you are searching for, Honor 7x would be a good choice for you.

A 5.93-inch along with 18: 9 aspect ratio display, a chipset with 4 cores at 2.36GHz and 4 cores at 1.7GHz, 16 MP + 2 MP camera and a 8 MP front-facing camera are the superlative features of this awesome device.

Display:  5.91-inch with 2,160*1,080 resolution

Operation System: And Android 7.0 (Nougat) , EMUI 5.1

Chipset: Kirin 659 octa-core processor

Memory: (32 GB, 3 GB RAM) OR (64 GB, 4 GB RAM) – microSD expansion up to 256 GB

Camera: 16 MP + 2 MP, LED flash (check quality in here) / 8 MP secondary Camera

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery