Top 5 Best Smartphones for Under $150 – July 2022

Best Smartphones for Under $150 – July 2022

Are you interested in buying a new smartphone but you aren’t willing to spend over $150? Then you’re in the right place as here we’ll be checking out the best smartphones currently on sale for just under $150; keep reading!

Best Smartphones for Under $150

1. REALME 8 5G

Let’s kick off with the impressive Realme 8 5G which can now be found for less than $150. The handset sports a 6.52-inch display that offers a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a refresh rate of 90Hz, and a touch sample rate of 180Hz.

The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700, along with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory. Photography wise, we have a 48MP main camera, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP B&W sensor. In front we find a 16 megapixel camera.

The Realme 8 5G equips a 5000mAh battery that supports 18W charging, it sports NFC and a 3.5mm audio jack.


Another great smartphone that has dropped in price and can finally be part of this price category is the POCO M3 Pro 5G. The smartphone also comes with the powerful MediaTek Dimensity 700; coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage (expandable via microSD).

POCO’s M3 Pro 5G then features a large 6.5-inch display with Full HD+, a refresh rate of 90Hz and a punch hole at the center top for the 8MP selfie camera. Meanwhile on the back we find three cameras consisting in a 48 megapixel primary, a 2MP for macros and 2MP for depth data on the back.

The smartphone packs a large 5000mAh battery and support for 18W fast charging. We also find NFC, a 3.5mm jack and even an infrared emitter.

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3. Redmi 10C

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Next, coming from POCO’s sibling company, Redmi, we have the Redmi 10C. The smartphone is a good all-rounder as it features the powerful Snapdragon 680 chipset; along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage (expandable)

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As for the display, the handset packs an extra large 6.71-inch HD+ display with a notch at the top for the 5MP selfie cam. On the back, we find a 50MP main camera; paired with a 2MP depth sensor.

Finally, the Redmi 10C comes with a large 5000mAh capacity battery with support for 18W fast charging; there’s a 3.5mm audio jack, an infrared emitter and even NFC support.

4. Samsung Galaxy A22 5G

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Another great device that is now under $150 is the relatively powerful Samsung Galaxy A22 5G. The handset does indeed pack a great (for the price range) MediaTek Dimensity 700 chip; coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage (expandable).

The smartphone then features a 6.6 inches screen with resolution of Full HD+ and a 90 Hz refresh rate.

Photography wise, the Samsung Galaxy A22 5G comes with three cameras, including a 48MP primary, a 5MP ultra wide lens and a 2MP depth sensor. Meanwhile at the front we have a selfie cam with 8MP resolution.

Samsung’s phone integrates a 5000mAh battery, there is an NFC module and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Best Smartphones for Under $150

5. TCL 30best smartphones


Last but not least, we have a smartphone that focuses mostly on photography – the TCL 30 – as it comes with a high-res 50MP Samsung main camera; along with a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro camera. Meanwhile at the front we find an 8MP snapper.

The TCL 30 then packs a good Helio G37 coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage (expandable) which powers a large and nice 6.7-inch AMOLED panel with Full HD+ resolution.

Finally, the smartphone is fueled by a 5010mAh capacity battery, there’s a 3.5mm audio jack and NFC.

Have a larger budget? Check out our under $300 and $500 lists!

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