Each year, high-end smartphones come out with even heavier price tags than the previous year. This makes them highly unaffordable for regular people. At the same time, these smartphone brands also launch budget-friendly models, most of which are feature-packed with the latest technology. Here are 5 of the best smartphones under $500 for people on a budget.
Samsung Galaxy A30s
Samsung Galaxy A30s was launched in August 2019 as a part of the 5th generation of the mid-range Samsung Galaxy A series. Packed with improved and extra features, the A30s is available at an affordable price range in Pakistan, starting at $298. Samsung Galaxy A30s is integrated with high-tech biometric authentication system embedded in its display. Its in-display fingerprint scanner is fast and accurate at recognizing your unique fingerprint.
The highlight of the phone is its triple camera setup on the rear that is a treat at this price range. A30s comes with a 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 1TB via a microSD card. The phone has the same 4000mAh battery as its predecessor and supports fast charging feature. If you want to buy it then you can Check price here.
Huawei Y9S 2019
Starting at $320, the Y9S is another mid-ranger yet feature-packed phone by Huawei. The Huawei Y9s 2019 rocks the newest and powerful chipset Kirin 710F and Android 9 pie. The phone comes with a high-quality 6GB RAM and a 128GB internal storage. Y9S showcases a beautiful 6.39 inches display screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The triple camera setup on the rear includes a trio of high-quality cameras with the primary sensor being a 48 megapixels snapper. The front selfie shooter is a 16 megapixels pop-up camera with astounding results. Y9S has a rear-mounted fingerprint reader and is fueled with a huge 4000 mAh battery.
Honor is Huawei’s sub-brand that is famous for producing high-quality budget phones. Launched in May 2019, the Honor 20 is the first flagship by the brand along with the Honor 20 Pro to possess a quad-camera setup. The main camera is a 48MP shooter and the front 32MP selfie camera with excellent results. Starting at $396.81, the Honor 20 comes with a 128GB internal storage and a 6GB RAM. Its large 6.26 inch IPS LCD screen with a punch-hole camera gives a wide viewing experience.
Samsung Galaxy A50
Another budget phone from Samsung’s A series is the Galaxy A50 starting at $365. Deemed as one of the cheapest phones to be launched in 2019, the A50 features an excellent 6.4-inches of AMOLED display, an in-screen fingerprint reader and a headphone jack. The phone has an Exynos 9610 chip that is gaming-friendly and gives a lag-free performance. A50 has a 4GB/6GB RAM with a 64GB/128GB internal storage and a dependable battery life. The camera has a great daylight performance and shoots excellent 1080p videos with stabilization.
Xiaomi Mi 9T
The Xiaomi Mi 9T is for $336 and has a 6.39 inch end-to-end AMOLED HDR screen. Released in 2019 the phone comes with a powerful Snapdragon 730 chipset and a great trio of cameras on the rear. Packed with a 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, the Mi 9T runs on Android OS v9.0 (Pie). The 4000 mAh battery lasts all day and the phone features a 6.39 inches AMOLED display.