As we get closer to summer – in the Northern Hemisphere – and the warmer weather, it could be right time to get a new hot smartphone to go along with it. If you aren’t sure which one to go for, here’s a list with the top 5 best smartphones you can currently get for under $300; keep reading!
Best Smartphones for Under $300
1. POCO F3
Just like the past month, we kick off the list with the impressive POCO F3. The handset brings some hot hardware such as the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset; along with a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen with Full HD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate.
In the camera department, the POCO F3 packs a 48MP primary sensor; paired with an 8MP ultra wide lens and a 5MP for macros. For selfies we have 20MP snapper.
Finally, the POCO phone is fueled by a 4520mAh battery and it supports 33W fast charging. Other features include NFC and an infrared emitter.
2. Realme GT Neo 2
Coming with the same powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset we find the Realme GT Neo 2. The smartphone also features 6.62-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate and 600Hz touch sampling rate.
In regards to the camera department, the GT Neo 2 features a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra wide lens and a 2MP macro camera. At the front we find 16MP selfie snapper.
Lastly, the Realme GT Neo 2 by Huawei packs a large 5000mAh battery and supports 65W fast charging. NFC is present.
3. Realme GT Master Edition
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Another great option for under $300 also coming from Realme is the Realme GT Master Edition. The smartphone comes with a smaller 6.43-inch AMOLED panel, with Full HD resolution, 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate.
Under the hood we find a great performing Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G; along with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Meanwhile for photography, the smartphone features a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra wide and a 2MP macro lens. Selfies will be taken care off by a large 32MP sensor.
Finally, the Realme GT Master Edition is fueled by a smaller 43000mAh battery with support for a fast 65W charging; there’s NFC and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Best Smartphones for Under $300
4. Redmi Note 11S 5G
If you want something more recent yet affordable, the Redmi Note 11S 5G is probably the one to go for. The smartphone comes with the good Dimensity 810 chipset; along with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
The Redmi Note 11S 5G then features a 6.6-inch display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. As for the cameras, we have a 50MP main camera, paired with an 8MP ultra wide lens and a 2MP macro camera. At the front we find a 16MP selfie snapper.
Finally, the Redmi Note 11s 5G packs a large 5000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. We also find NFC, 3.5mm audio jack and an infrared emitter.
5. OPPO Reno7 5G
Last but not least, we have the OPPO Reno7 5G coming with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset; along with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory.
The smartphone then features a 6.43-inch AMOLED screen with Full HD+ resolution with 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate.
Camera wise we have a 64MP main camera, coupled with an 8MP ultra wide lens and a 2MP macro lens. Meanwhile for selfies there’s a single 32MP front camera.
Finally, the OPPO Reno7 5G is fueled by a 4500mAh battery with support for 60W fast charging and NFC is present.