Best phones to buy in 2020 under 500$

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Best phones to buy in 2020 under 500$

Phones have started to be a lot pricey these days. There are many expensive phones which are just overpriced and reach $1000 while you can get the phones with about 99% of its features at one-quarter of its price. So we have brought you the best phones to buy in 2020 under 500$.

1) Oneplus 8 lite

Oneplus always release two phones in a year which used to be cheaper version and another used to be T version which is like the pro model but this year one plus will be releasing 3 phones (one plus 8 lite, one plus 8, one plus 8 pro). It is actually an affordable version of its big brother OnePlus 8n and OnePlus 8pro. It is supposed to be released by July 10, 2020.

oneplus 8 lite

Specifications

Price: about $450

Screen size: 6.4″(16.26cm)

Display: AMOLED

RAM: 8GB

Storage: 128GB/256GB

Camera: 16mp front and 48mp+16mp+12mp rear

Battery: 4000mAh

Design

The design of the phone is similar to that of OnePlus 8. This phone won’t be having a notch and will be having a punch-hole display at the top center for a selfie camera of 16mp. It will be having a 6.4″ inch display. It will be having front and back gorilla glass panel and the screen won’t be curved like other models(will be flat). T

Display

It will be having a 159.2mmx74mmx8.4mm display with a screen resolution of 1080×2400 pixels. It will be having a 6.4″ inch AMOLED display.

Performance

It uses octa-core(2.6GHZ,quad-core) processor. This phone will use an AMOLED display with a 90HZ refresh rate which is a perfect refresh rate for mobiles of 2020 as it shaves battery and is smooth to use and also are better for gaming purposes.

Camera

There will be 3 cameras at the back which will be wide(48mp), ultra-wide(16mp), and telephoto(12mp) and a selfie camera of 16mp.

Battery

It has the best battery with 4000mAh. Due to the 90HZ refresh rate battery can last the whole day.

Conclusion

This is one of the best phone coming in 2020. Its an all-rounder phone and maybe the best budget phone of 2020.

oneplus 8 lite

2)iPhone SE

If you are an ios user but don’t have the budget to buy those flagship phones which reaches up to $2000, this is the phone for you. iPhone has released this phone for an upgrade for especially those people who love small compact phones and want to upgrade at less price. Apple SE widely knows as iPhone 9 or iPhone SE2  is the second generation of successful SE(2016). The phone will be having its body of iphone8 with A13 bionic chip. Read more about it here.

iphone se

Specification

Price: Starting at $399

Processor: A13 bionic chips

Screen size: 4.7″inch

Display: LCD retina display

RAM: 3GB

Storage: 64GB/128GB/256GB

Camera: 12mp rear and 7mp front

Battery: 1960mAh

Design

It has a body of iphone8 with a 4.7inch LCD retina display with gorilla glass. The phone is small in size more portable than its pro version which reaches up to 6.5 inches. It’s mostly for the users that don’t like carrying a huge phone in their pockets. It has front and back glass with an aluminum frame with a single front and back camera. The iPhone doesn’t have face id rather have got a touch id and don’t have a headphone jack. It also has IP67 water and dust resistance with water resistance up to 1 meter for 30 min as claimed by apple. The phone will come in 3 colors: white, black and product red with a black bezel in all of them.

Display

iPhone SE has got a 4.7″ inch LCD retina display of 750p resolution. It also has got true tone adjustment from the four-channel ambient light sensor.

Performance

iPhone SE has the lastest and the most powerful A13 Bionic chip with a dedicated 8core neutral engine that can perform 5 trillion of operation in seconds which is the same as that of iphone11,iphone11 pro, and iphone11 pro max. This means that we will get the power of a new smartphone at half the price. Due to that A13 Bionic chip, the phone is faster by 20% and uses 30% less power than that of A12 chip.

Camera

It has a 12mp rear and 7mp front camera which can take portrait photos and can shoot video on 4K at 60FPS.

Battery

The battery is 1960 mAh which is a lot lesser than the pro models and maybe a bit lesser for peoples who use high graphical things like gaming. The phone has got 18w fast charging and wireless charging too. But because of the A13 chip phone uses less power.

Conclusion

Apple is trying to make a budget-friendly iPhone as in last year the company released iPhone XR and now iPhone SE which is cheaper. It is not as cheap as its competitor phones but still is a good effort from the company as they are making cheaper phones than before. This is one of the best phones to buy in 2020 under 500$.

iphone se

3)Pocophone f2

Last year Xiaomi released a budget-friendly phone called pocophone f1 which was loved by many people. Now the updated form of pocophone f1 is coming called pocophone f2. F1 was a huge success and has every feature of expensive flagship phones so now we can also expect the same on f2 also.

pocophone f2

Specifications

Price: $441

Screen size: 6.67″ inches

Display: AMOLED FHD

RAM: 6GB/8GB

Storage: 128GB/256GB

Camera: 20mp front and 64mp+13mp+8mp back camera

Battery: 4700mAh

Design

This phone comes with a big 6.67″ inch display with no notch with front and back gorilla glass panel. It will be having a fast in-display fingerprint for better security and faster excess to the phone. Pocophone f2 will be having curved glass like other flagship phones. This phone will be having a pop-up camera like that of one plus 7 pro. It is not waterproof but is water-resistant. This flagship will be supporting wifi 6 for faster internet and will be having USB type c that supports fast charging. This is a light phone weighing only 218gram. With a triple camera setup at the back (64mp main camera, 13mp ultrawide, and 8mp telephoto) this phone is a flagship killer.

Display

Pocophone f2 will be having 163.3mmx75.4mmx8.9mm with 1080×2400 FHD+ resolution AMOLED display with a multitouch.

Performance

This phone will be having snapdragon 865 due to which phone will run smoothly and you can also do gaming very easily. This phone comes with 6GB and 8GB RAM.

Battery

This phone has a huge 4700mAh battery which can easily last a day ever after gaming and exploring through the internet.

Conclusion

This is a very good looking phone with every feature of flagship phones.

pocophone f2

 

4)Google pixel 4A

Google released the pixel 3A and 3A XL previous year which were excellent mid-range phones with the best camera. It even had a better camera than some of the expensive flagship phones.This phone still is viable in 2020 for now so it makes to our list in best phones to buy in 2020 under 500$

google pixel 4a

 

Specification

Price: $399

Screen size: 5.81″ inches

Display: IPS LCD display

RAM: 4GB

Storage: 64GB/128GB

Camera: 8MP front and 12.2MP rear

Battery: 3080mAh

Design

Google pixel 4a is the smaller and cheaper version of google pixel 4 and google pixel 4a. It is a 5.81″ inches IPS LCD display. This phone will be having no notch. It will be having a hole-punch display for a selfie camera at the top left. This phone comes with a gorilla glass in the front and plastic at the back unlike other flagship phones. But anyway the plastic back is premium. This phone will be having cameras at the back(wide and telephoto). It also has a fingerprint scanner at the back placed exactly where our finger reaches. It will be having a bottom-firing speaker and a headphone jack.

Display

This phone will be having a 5.81″inch IPS LCD display. Even after being an LCD display. This laptop has good color accuracy and has 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio.

Performance

This phone will be using Qualcomm Snapdragon 750 chipset and octa-core CPU of 2.2GHz. This phone has 4GB RAM which is a bit less than other flagship phones.

Camera

Now, this is the best part of this phone. This uses one camera in front and two at the back. The front camera is of 8MP and can even take portraits. The back camera is of 12.2MP and is capable of taking portraits. The camera on this phone will be even better than some expensive flagship phones.

Battery

The battery of this phone is 3080mAh which is an average battery size for a newer smartphone. Its battery lasts one hour less than that of pixel 4.

Conclusion

Google has said that this is the phone that will be fixing all problem of pixel phones. This phone is supposed to  be released by June,

google pixel 4a

 

5)Samsung a51

Samsung launched its new phone galaxy A51. Galaxy A51 is one of the first budget phones to sport Samsung’s flagship-grade Infinity-O display cutout. this is the cheapest phone of the list but has very high specs like the expensive flagship phones.

Samsung a51

Specification

Price: $315.98

Screen size: 6.5″ inches

Display: Super AMOLED

RAM: 6GB/8GB

Storage: 64GB/128GB/512GB

Camera: 34mp front and 48mp+12mp+5mp+5mp rear camera

Battery: 4000mAh

Design

This phone has got pretty good looking hardware. It has gorilla glass 3 in the front and plastic back. This phone has no notch and the camera is kept in the punch-hole display at the top center. It also has got an in-screen fingerprint. the thickness of the phone is 7.9mm which is pretty slim and it even enhances the look of the phone. There are 4 cameras at the back of the phone. It has got an sd card slot for memory extension and also has a headphone jack.

Display

It has a 6.5″ inch display with 1080×2400 pixels infinity-o super AMOLED display which is too good for this price range.

Processor

It uses Exynos 9611 chipset and an octa-core processor with 2.3gHz. It also uses the latest android 10 in it.

Camera

This phone has a total of 5 cameras one at the front and four at back. The front camera is of  34mp and the rear camera is of 48mp wide+12mp ultra-wide +5mp macro+5mp depth.

Battery

It has a 4000mAh battery with fast charging of 5watt and with full battery can go 20 hours of video playback.

Conclusion

This phone is already released and has got good reviews from the users. This phone has a very nice display and cameras and is perfect for all types of users.

Samsung Galaxy A51

This is the list of Best phones to buy in 2020 under 500$ for now. We’ll keep you updating after new alternatives come in. So, be sure to turn on notifications.

 

 

 

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