Trying to find the best budget smartphone around? Well you’re in luck, our round-up lists the best cheap smartphones currently available.
2017’s tech headlines may have been dominated by expensive smartphones, like the Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6 and Huawei P10, but the truth is, these days you don’t have to break the bank to get a top notch handset.
Since Motorola broke the mold with its original Moto G many moons ago, smartphone vendors have been creating increasingly great value for money handsets. Below you can see a definitive list of the best cheap smartphones currently available.
Vodafone Smart V8
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• 5.5-inch, 1080p screen
• 3GB RAM, 32GB storage
• 3000 mAh battery
• 16MP camera
• Price: £160
Vodafone has branded some decent devices recently, and the Smart V8 continues that lineage. It’s a 5.5-inch 1080p display toting device that packs in a Snapdragon 435 CPU along with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The 3000 mAh battery makes it through the day and while there is plenty of Vodafone bloat software, the basic UI is actually quite nice.
We were impressed by the 16-megapixel camera, but not so much by the slow performance.