Top 10 Cheap Mobile Phones To Buy in 2019 reviews

Most people don’t want to spend £1000 on mobile phones. Gone are the days of cheaper phones with bad displays, camera, battery and some of these less-expensive smartphones are pretty good. See our rundown on cheap mobile phones to buy.

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Moto E5

 

£119.99 GBP
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Honor 10 Lite

£174.99 GBP
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UMIDIGI One Pro

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Moto G6 Play

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Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite

£177.74 GBP
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Moto G7 Power

£179.00 GBP
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Moto G7 Play

£129.95 GBP
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Huawei P Smart

£141.00 GBP
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ASUS ZenFone 4

£139.99 GBP
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Sony Xperia L3

£169.00 GBP
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#1 Moto E5

Screen: 5.7″ HD+ Max Vision display | Camera: 13MP rapid-focus | Ram: 2GB | Storage: 16GB + micro SD card support | Battery: 4000 mAh battery | Fingerprint reader: Yes | Sim: Single | Weight: 173 grams

This is hands down the best budget phone there has ever been. At £119 at the time of writing this, it is a total bargain. It’s not as fast as some major brands and it may not have a high definition screen or a zillion megapixel camera but its best value for money.


#2 Honor 10 Lite

Screen: 6.21″ | Camera: 13MP | Ram: 6GB  | Storage: 64/128GB| Battery: 3400 mAh | Fingerprint reader: Yes| Sim: Single/Dual | Weight: 162g

In conclusion the best looking cheap mobile phones to buy. The Honor 10 Lite has an extravagant processor. Thus makes it a great choice for mobile gamers and heavy users. The display is vivid which offers great viewing angles. Impressive battery life and it has a magnificent design that features a fast rear fingerprint sensor.


#3 UMIDIGI One Pro

Screen: 5.9″ | Camera: 12MP| Ram: 4GB | Storage: 64GB | Battery: 3250mAh| Fingerprint reader: Yes | Sim: Single/Dual | Weight: 180g

UMIDIGI One Pro is attractive for a budget phone. With remarkable specs for the price. Fast wireless charging, NFC, 19:9 IPS displays, dual-cameras, side-mounted fingerprint sensors and an attractive design. This is a great budget buy – and you get so much spec for the price.


#4 Moto G6 Play

Screen: 5.7″ | Camera: 13MP | Ram: 3GB | Storage: 32GB| Battery: 4000mAh | Fingerprint reader: Yes | Sim: Single/Dual | Weight: 175g

The Moto G6 Play is a great, affordable everyday smartphone. An ideal for choice for those looking to spend less. The Motorola Moto G6 Play’s colour and contrast are both appealing for a budget device. Better battery life than the other two G6 phones and a cooler fingerprint sensor this one is not to be missed.


#5 Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite

Screen: 5.84″| Camera: 12MP | Ram: 3GB | Storage: 32GB| Battery: 4000mAh| Fingerprint reader: Yes | Sim: Dual| Weight: 178g

The Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite is a superb budget phone, it is easily one of the best. You get an impressive specification, with excellent performance, two-day battery life and regular software updates.


#6 Moto G7 Power

Screen: 6.2″| Camera: 12 MP | Ram: 3GB | Storage: 32GB | Battery: 5000 mAh | Fingerprint reader: Yes | Sim: Dual| Weight: 198g 

The Moto G7 Power’s impressive battery size and specs make it a compelling option for users on a budget.  The huge 5000mAh cell promises to give you “over 60 hours of active use,” according to Motorola. Great budget choice for anyone who looks for long battery life.


#7 Moto G7 Play

Screen: 5.7″| Camera: 13MP| Ram: 2GB | Storage: 32GB| Battery: 3000 mAh | Fingerprint reader: Yes | Sim: Dual | Weight: 168g

The Moto G7 Play is a remarkable device considering the price and what you get. Whilst it cannot compete with flagship devices in regards to specs/hardware, it offers incredible value compared to the flagships which are far more pricier. If you’re looking for the best budget smartphone, the G7 Play offers the best value for money. 


#8 Huawei P Smart

Screen: 6.2″| Camera: 13MP| Ram: 3GB | Storage: 64GB | Battery: 3400 mAh | Fingerprint reader: Yes | Sim: Dual | Weight: 160g

The Huawei P Smart 2019 appeals to the youthful target audience as its predecessor. A clean, simple design with an impressively robust feature set and a low price.  It has enormous storage for the price, a decent camera and impressive display. 


#9 ASUS ZenFone 4

Screen: 5.5″ | Camera: 12MP | Ram: 4GB | Storage: 64GB | Battery: 3300 mAh | Fingerprint reader: Yes | Sim: Dual | Weight: 165g 

The Asus ZenFone 4 is well-built phone. It has good cameras, with the option of standard or wide-angle at the rear.  A night-shooting-ready camera, good quality build and plenty of internal storage make this a sound budget buy.


#10 Sony Xperia L3

Screen: 5.7″| Camera: 13MP| Ram: 3GB  | Storage: 32GB | Battery: 3300 mAh | Fingerprint reader: Yes | Sim: Dual | Weight: 156g

The Sony Xperia L3 is a decent all rounder budget Android phone. Sony delivers a smart looking, easy to use device that doesn’t come with the huge price tag. 


Conclusion

The best cheap mobile phones to buy that have a friendly display, speedy processor, decent camera and decent battery that won’t die on you all for a budget price.