Smartphones are common and there are so many choices in the store. However, there are different ranges that you might consider, mostly based on one’s demand and income. The more money you have, the more options that you might purchase. The flagships which are very well-known and powerful include iPhone 14 Pro Max, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4, Xiaomi 12 Pro, Oppo Find X5 Pro, Google Pixel 7 Pro… All these phones cost more than $700. However, there are also more affordable smartphones that you might consider if you are running on a budget whose prices are under $500. Still, they are great and powerful models.
1. iPhone SE (3rd Generation) ($429)
The iPhone SE (3rd Generation) has just launched in March 2022 as a renewal of iPhone’s most inexpensive series. Therefore, if you want to experience iOS with a lower cost, this one is definitely the best choice for you. So that you will have all the features that you wish to have in an iPhone. The model is equipped with one of the most powerful processors from Apple, A15 Bionic. This processor is also featured in iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus. However, the design is old-fashioned with a home button that you can only find in iPhone 8 or older.
2. Google Pixel 6A ($449)
This one has the best camera out of these smartphones which might be equal to other flagships. If you are into photography and videography, this might be the right choice. The phone features a 12MP f/1.7 or OIS; 12MP f/2.2 camera set that might capture every moment in the exact time. On top of that, the phone has a beautiful and large display (6.1-inch). The huge advantage that Google smartphones might get is that they have the latest Android version most of the time, earlier than any other Android smartphones. With all these points, it is really worth considering before purchasing an affordable and powerful device.
3. Samsung Galaxy A53 5G ($336)
It might be the cheapest phone among these models. However, it does not mean that it is less appealing than the two phones above. Google and Apple all have inexpensive devices for their users and so does Samsung, one of the biggest phone makers in the world. It has the best display which is 6.5-inch, 1080 x 2400, Super AMOLED, 120Hz, 405 ppi. Its battery life and camera set are also very worth the price.