Must-have budget smartphones in 2020

Must-have budget smartphones in 2020

Buying a smartphone in the 21st century is like purchasing a necessity good that we cannot be without. Owning a smartphone in 2020 is no longer an option one may weigh. Hence the need to take extreme precautions when purchasing a phone. Mobile phones are getting extremely expensive, forcing consumers to stick to budget phones instead of high premium quality phones.

From finding a grocery shop, eating places, a pub, a location, a cab, a hospital, and any other important day-to-day activities in our lives, the smartphone has been our best personal assistant.

Mobile phone devices form an integral element of our daily life that we cannot do without. Owing to this fact, it is important to purchase the right phone which can perfectly suit your needs and budget.

Find in this post a must-have budget smartphone in 2020 which offers a premium experience.

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Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G

Redmi K30 is one of the few budget phones that provides premium quality features in a middle-range smartphone. Upon unboxing, you’ll find included in the box aside from the phone a 27-watt charger with a type-C cable, a free transparent cover, SIM injector tool, a 3D screen protector, and a user manual.

Just like its name, it supports 5G. It also supports facial ID and has a fingerprint sensor mounted on the right side of the phone. It runs on Android 10., MIUI 11 powered by Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G

Both the front and the back covered with gorilla glass 5. It also has 64MP rare camera and 20MP selfie camera. Xiaomi Redmi K30 price ranges from $ 326.89 128GB 6GB, RAM $ 373.69 128GB 8GB RAM, $ 419.98, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM $ 461.99.

Nokia 2.3

This is another budget phone from HMD Global. Nokia 2.3 is a 6.2-inch smartphone with a water-drop notch. It runs  Android 9.0 (Pie) Based on Android One which will be upgraded to Android 10.0 in the 3rd quarter of 2020. It uses Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12NM)

With Nokia 2.3 you’re safeguarded of software support for three years, which makes it a perfect phone for people who want to spend between $100 to $150. My only displeasure with this smartphone is it doesn’t support 5G. Nokia 2.3 prices range from $139.00-32GB 2GB RAM, £136-32GB 2GB RAM and €118.00-32GB 2GB RAM.


Galaxy A51

This is another middle-range phone best for capturing special moments. The phone is powered by Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 96114 Chipset. It’s a True-Octa Core (2.3 GHz Quad-Core, Cortex A73+1. 7 GHz, Quad-Coe, Cortex A53) processor makes it one of the best middle-range smartphones. It operates on Android 10.0; One UI 2.

The Galaxy A51 is a very fast smartphone great for taking photos and the good thing is it runs the latest android version based on Samsung’s One UI 2.  It has a 48+12+5+5 rare camera and a 32MP front-facing camera for selfies and facial recognition. Going into 2020, this will be perfect for those seeking to have a 5G experience and also trying to cut down the budget. You can get the Galaxy A51 from amazon for $309.48.


Realme 5Pro

Realme is a Shenzhen-based Chinese smartphone manufacturer. This company was established on May 4, 2018, by Sky Li, who was previously the vice president of Oppo electronics.

Realme 5 Pro is a 6.3inch smartphone with octa-core3-2×2.3 GHz Kryo 360 Gold and 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 silver. It is powered by Qualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10NM) Chipset. Realme 5 Pro has a 48+8+2MP rare camera with 16MP front-facing camera for selfies.

It supports fingerprint sensors and facial recognition which makes it a perfect budget smartphone. The phone is boosted by a resolution of 1080 X 2340 at 409 PPI making watching videos and playing games very appealing to the eye. It also supports a 5G network, a perfect smartphone for HD video and audio calling over cellular networks.

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