Top 10 Best Smartphones Under $200

With a smartphone, waiting for things becomes less of a pain because you can keep yourself entertained (you can read the news, play games, listen to music or watch a movie).

So if you like to enjoy the benefits mentioned above, and looking for the best smartphone priced under $200, the list below will simplify your search.


1. Samsung Galaxy S5 (under $190)
Pros
• Gorgeous screen with customizable active key.
• Its processor will blaze through anything you can throw at it.
• Its chassis is functionally waterproof.

Cons
• Thick, reinforced corners.
• A lot of bloatware.
• Its all-plastic construction feels as cheap and flimsy.
Features:
• Reviewed by 5.202 verified buyers – 3.6 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Display: 5.1-inches
• Camera: 16-MP
• Processor Speed: 2.5 GHz
• OS: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 2.8 x 0.3 x 5.6 inches ; 5.1 ounces
           

2. Huawei Nexus 6P (under $159)
Pros
• Premium metal body.
• Excellent fingerprint.
• Powerful balance of rich features.

Cons
• No microSD Card.
• Design is a little drab.
• Lack of optical image stabilization.
Features:
• Reviewed by 2.278 verified buyers – 3.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 64GB Unlocked Android Smartphone
• All-metal design
• 2GHz Snapdragon 810 V2.1 Processor
• Android 6.0 marshmallow
• A 5.7-Inch, high-resolution WQHD AMOLED display and front-facing stereo speakers to experience your photos and videos in cinematic Quality.
• The powerful 12 MP Camera was built to capture your world in true-to-life detail. Larger 1.55 µM pixels absorb more light¹ in even the dimmest conditions to make your photos Brighter.
• Quicker access and more security with a fingerprint sensor placed on the back to complement the way you naturally hold your Phone.
• Long lasting 3,450 mAh battery with quick charging USB Type-C plug. it's reversible, so there's no more guessing which way is up.
• Model Nin-A12; compatible with nano SIM Cards
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 6.3 x 3.1 x 0.3 inches; 6.4 ounces
           

3. Apple iPhone 6 (under $160)
Pros
• The build quality is top notch.
• High quality cameras.

Cons
• Average battery life.
• Rear camera lacks optical image stabilization.
Features:
• Reviewed by 2.235 verified buyers – 3.2 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Factory unlocked iPhones are GSM models and compatible with GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile as well as other GSM networks around the world.
• Front glass, aluminum body
• Nano-SIM
• LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
• 750 x 1334 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~326 ppi density resolution
• iOS 8, upgradable to iOS 11.4.1
• Dual-core 1.4 GHz Typhoon (ARM v8-based)
• Camera: 8 MP, f/2.2, 29mm, 1/3", 1.5µm, PDAF, Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
• Video: 720p@30fps
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 5.4 x 2.6 x 0.3 inches; 4.5 ounces
           

4. LG G3 (under $160)
Pros
• Extremely ergonomic.
• Laser-guided camera takes good pictures.
• Support for 4K video.

Cons
• Poor speaker.
• Volume and power buttons are not placed in the usual area.
• Some unnecessary software additions.
Features:
• Reviewed by 2.149 verified buyers – 3.2 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Display: 5.5-inches
• Camera: 13-MP
• Processor Speed: 2.5 GHz
• OS: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 2.9 x 0.3 x 5.8 inches; 5.4 ounces
           

5. Huawei Honor 6X (under $190)
Pros
• Fast and accurate fingerprint scanner.
• Elegant design with vibrant display.
• Expandable storage.

Cons
• No dedicated microSD card slot.
• Loudspeaker isn’t loud enough.
• No NFC and USB.
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.708 verified buyers – 4.2 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 32GB Dual Camera Unlocked Smartphone
• The dual-lens 12MP + 2MP rear Camera captures colorful HD photos day or night and Features an ultra-fast focus time of 0.3 Seconds.
• An Octa-Core processor(16nm) and 3GB RAM, Plus the smart file system allows for gaming, browsing, listening to music or running multiple apps at the same time.
• Wide Aperture range (F/0.95-Back for/16) allows for a professional-grade shallow depth of field blurred background effect.
• The Honor 6x battery delivers a delightful 2.15 days of usage, and 1.5 days of very heavy usage, on a full charge.
• Dual card dual standby single pass:supports only dual card dual standbysingle pass, which means you cannot use both SIMcards for calls or data services simultaneously
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 5.9 x 3 x 0.3 inches; 5.6 ounces
           

6. BLU LIFE ONE X2 (under $150)
Pros
• Minimal bloatware.
• Fast and responsive.
• The entire body is made out of metal which fells very premium in the hands.

Cons
• Mediocre camera.
• The built-in microphone is a little weak.
• Comes pre-installed with some bloatwares.
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.602 verified buyers – 3.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 4G LTE Unlocked Dual SIM Android 6.0 Smartphone - 64GB+4GB RAM
• 5.2” Full HD with Curved Corning Gorilla glass 3; Metal finish and Built in Fingerprint Sensor
• Quick Charge 3.0, with just 30 minutes of charging get up to 70% battery or with only 5 minutes get up to 2 hours of talk time.
• 64 GB Internal Memory 4GB RAM Micro SD up to 64GB, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 1.4GHz Octa Core processor
• 16MP Main Camera with PDAF laser focus and 8MP front camera with LED flash
• 4G LTE, (2/4/7/12/17), 4G HSPA+ (850/1700/1900/2100). GSM Quad band: US compatibility Nationwide on all GSM Networks including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, Straight Talk, Pure Talk USA, and others
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.2 x 2.9 inches; 8 ounces
           

7. Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (under $150)
Pros
• Slim and stylish.
• The display screen has good viewing angles and good colour reproduction.
• Excellent quad-core processor for multitasking.

Cons
• No 720p HD Screen resolution, NFC, and OTG support.
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.309 verified buyers – 3.7 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Will work on any GSM Network with a Micro size SIM card
• Support bands 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
• 5 MP front camera with an ultra-wide view angle of 85 degrees
• Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
• Bluetooth: v4.0
• A2DP, USB: micro USB v2.0, GPS: with A-GPS, Beidou, Browser: HTML5, Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM,
• Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery - up to 17 hours of talk time.
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 5.7 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches; 4 ounces
           

8. HTC One M8 (under $189)
Pros
• Motion Launch functionality.
• Improved BoomSound speakers.
• The backside of One M8 is rounded perfectly that it can fit easily to your hands.

Cons
• Big and bulky.
• Not waterproof.
• Non-removable battery.
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.265 verified buyers – 3.2 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Display: 5.0-inches
• Camera: HTC UltraPixel
• Processor Speed: 2.3 GHz
• OS: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 2.8 x 0.4 x 5.8 inches ; 5.6 ounces
           

9. BLU VIVO 5 (under $160)
Pros
• Crisp, bright screen.
• Lots of RAM and internal storage.
• Smooth gaming experience.

Cons
• Average battery life.
• No NFC support.
• The battery is not user replaceable.
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.264 verified buyers – 3.4 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 5.5" 4G LTE GSM Unlocked Smartphone - 32GB +3GB RAM
• Aesthetically engineered full body metal design, 5.5" display + vivid HD AMOLED Color+ Corning Gorilla glass 3; with Immediate Upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow via OTA
• 32GB Internal memory 3GB RAM and Micro SD up to 64GB
• 13MP Main Camera with LED flash and 5MP Selfie Camera with Wide Angle + PDAF technology and Blue lens
• MediaTek 6753 64-Bit 1.3GHz Octa Core Processor with MALI-T720 GPU
• 4G LTE, (2/4/7), 4G HSPA+ (850/1700/1900/2100). GSM Quad band: US compatibility Nationwide on all GSM Networks including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, Straight Talk, Pure Talk USA, and others.
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.3 x 2.9 inches; 4.8 ounces
           

10. LG Nexus 5 D820 (under $189)
Pros
• Zero bloatware.
• Plenty of connectivity.

Cons
• Battery life isn’t great and neither is the camera.
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.070 verified buyers – 3.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100, 4G: LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
• 4.95" True HD IPS+ Capacitive Multi-Touchscreen w/ Protective Corning Gorilla Glass 3"
• Android v4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat), Quad-Core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 Processor, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 8, Adreno 330 Graphics
• 8 Megapixel Camera (3264 x 2448 pixels) w/ Autofocus, LED Flash + Front-facing 1.3 Megapixel Camera, Internal Memory: 16GB, 2GB RAM
• Unlocked smartphones are compatible with GSM carriers like AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile as well as with GSM SIM cards (e.g. H20, Straight Talk, and select prepaid carriers)
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 2.7 x 0.3 x 5.4 inches; 3.2 ounces
           


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