Android phones have dominated the smartphone market so much that there has been talk of Apple taking its first dip in sales. Even with the market cut down to handhelds that run on the Android operating system, there are still plenty to choose from. From these, Samsung, OnePlus, Motorola and Asus have reigned supreme in terms of providing cheap phones with the best specs.
Budget Samsung Phones: The A Series
Know Your Mobile lists the Samsung A series. The Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5, in particular, have been received well by the market. Both devices sport a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, a 13 megapixel rear camera, a 5 megapixel front camera and 16 GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 64 GB. The Samsung Galaxy A3, however, has a 4.5-inch screen and a 1900mAh battery, while the Galaxy A5 has a 5 inch screen and a 2300mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 is priced at around USD330 and USD410, respectively.
OnePlus 2 Top Specs For An Affordable Price
On the other hand, the OnePlus 2 took all the best from its predecessor and enhanced some features even more. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, which makes it one of the more powerful phones in the market, and 64 GB of internal storage space. The screen is 5.5 inches with a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The rear camera is 13 megapixels.
Motorola's best budget smartphone is the Moto G4, which runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 proceesor. It comes in 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory storage options, which both come with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera.
The OnePlus 2 is currently priced at USD299.
Asus Zenfone 2 Cheap Price With Powerful Specs
Android Authority also specifically mentions the Asus Zenfone 2 as a handheld that provides users with plenty to work with. The device has a 5.5-inch screen and a 3000mAh battery. Its rear camera is 13 megapixels and the device runs on an Intel Atom Z3580 processor.
The Asus Zenfone 2 is priced at USD199.