Top 5 Best Smartphones for Under $300 – February 2022


Best Smartphones

Welcome back to our monthly appointment in which we check out the best smartphones currently on sale. In this page specifically, we’ll be having a look at the best handset on the market for under $300; keep reading!

Best Smartphones for Under $300

1. POCO X3 Pro

POCO X3 Pro

Let’s start with the not too recent POCO X3 Pro which is still king in this price segment as it comes with the most powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 chipset; along with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.

Display wise, the X3 Pro brings a large 6.67-inch panel with Full HD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate; making it a great gaming companion. While for photos we have four rear cameras comprised of a 48MP primary, an 8MP for ultra wide, a 2MP for macros and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies there’s a 20MP camera in the punch-hole at the front.

The POCO X3 Pro is fueled by a large 5160mAh battery and it supports 33W fast charging. The handset also features NFC, 3.5mm audio jack and an infrared emitter.

2. Redmi Note 11

Next, we have the recently released Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G, a smartphone with premium features such as the 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate.

The smartphone doesn’t disappoint in the camera department either, we indeed find a 108MP main camera, paired with an 8MP ultra wide lens, a 12MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies we have a single 16MP snapper.

The Note 11 Pro 5G by Redmi is fueled by the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G; which means it brings 5G connectivity. Other specs include a large 5000mAh battery with support for a whopping 67W fast charging; there’s NFC and an infrared emitter.

Best Smartphones for Under $300

3. Realme 9 Pro

 

best smartphones

Coming with the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 695G chipset, we have the just launched Realme 9 Pro. The handset then packs a 6.6-inch display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 240 touch sampling rate.

Read Also:  Vivo X80 Series RAM, Colors & Storage Tipped Before India Launch

As for photography, the handset boasts three rear cameras including a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra wide and a 2MP macro lens. At the front, for selfies, we have a 16MP sensor.

Realme 9 Pro comes with a large 5000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging; there’s NFC and a 3.5mm audio jack.

4. Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE

Another great smartphone in this price range is the premium Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE. Xiaomi’s mid-ranger is fueled by the powerful Snapdragon 778G SoC; along with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

On the 11 Lite 5G NE comes with a 6.55-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution and 90Hz refresh rate. While photos are handled by a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra wide lens and a 5MP macro camera at the back and a 20MP selfie snapper at the front..

As for autonomy, being an ultra thin and light phone, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE only packs a 4250mAh battery. We find support for 33W fast charging, NFC and has an IR transmitter.

Best Smartphones for Under $300

5. OPPO K9s

best chinese phones

Ending our top 5 we find the Oppo K9s. Just like the handset before, the K9s also packs the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset; along with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory.

Screen wise, we find a 6.59-inch screen with Full HD+ resolution with 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. While on the camera side we have a 64MP main camera, coupled with an 8MP ultra wide lens and a 2MP macro lens. For selfies we have a single 16MP front camera.

Last but not least, the Oppo K9s encases a large 5000mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging; it has a 3.5mm audio jack and runs ColorS 11.2 based on Android 11.

If you’re on a tighter budget, check out our top $150 list!

Previous Poco F4 GT with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 appears online
Next Redmi K50 Champion Edition Created With Mercedes-AMG Team Is Out

1 Comment

  1. Joe
    February 25, 2022

    Realme 9 pro doesn't have NFC. Your info about Realme is wrong. I checked with Realme and they confirmed that it doesn't have NFC