Top 5 Best Smartphones for Under $300 – August 2022


Best Smartphones $300 2022

Welcome back to our monthly roundup with the best smartphones currently on sale worldwide. In this list particularly, we’ll be checking out the best handsets for under $300; keep reading!

Best Smartphones for Under $300

1. Realme GT Neo 2T

With its price finally dropping below the $300 mark, the Realme GT Neo 2T has become a great option in this price range. The GT Neo 2T launched at the end of last year does indeed pack the powerful MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipset, along with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

The handset then features a compact 6.43-inch AMOLED screen with Full HD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate.

As far as photos are concerned, the Realme GT Neo 2T  comes with a 64MP primary sensor paired with an 8MP ultra wide lens and a 2MP for macros. At the front we have a 16MP selfie snapper.

Finally, the smartphone is fueled by a 4500mAh battery and it supports 65W fast charging. Other features include NFC and a 3.5mm audio jack.

2. OnePlus Nord 2

Next, also coming with the powerful MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipset, along with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, we have the OnePlus Nord 2.

The OnePlus Nord 2 comes with a 6.43-inch AMOLED screen sporting Full HD+ resolution, a 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate.

Photography wise, the OnePlus phones packs a 50MP main camera, coupled with an 8MP ultra wide lens and a 2MP B&W sensor. At the front there’s a single 32MP snapper.

Finally, the Nord 2 comes with a 4500mAh battery with support for a whopping65W fast charging and NFC is present.

Best Smartphones for Under $300

3. Vivo T2X

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If you’re more of a gamer looking for the most powerful device with the highest screen refresh rate, the Vivo T2X is the best option for you. The Vivo phone does indeed feature the very powerful Dimensity 1300 chipset by MediaTek; paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The smartphone features a 6.58-inch Full HD+ panel with a whopping 144Hz refresh rate.

In the camera department, the Vivo T2X sports a 50MP main camera paired with a 2MP sensor. For selfies, we find a 16MP front camera.

The T2X by Vivo also brings a great autonomy as it packs a very large 6000mAh battery and supports 44W fast charging.

4. Oppo K9 Pro

Next we yet another phone that recently dropped below the $300 price tag, the Oppo K9 Pro. Oppo’s mid-ranger is powered by very good performing MediaTek Dimensity 1200; along with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

The smartphone then features a high quality 6.43-inch Super AMOLED panel with Full HD resolution; 120Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate.

Camera wise, the K9 Pro features a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra wide and a 2MP macro lens. Meanwhile selfies will be taken care off by a 16MP sensor.

Finally, the handset is fueled by 4500mAh battery with support for 60W fast charging. There’s NFC and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Best Smartphones for Under $300

5. Redmi Note 11S  5G

best smartphones $300

Lastly, we have an alternative for those who have a tighter budget, the Redmi Note 11S 5G. The Redmi phone comes packing the quite good Dimensity 810 chipset; along with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

The smartphone then comes with a large 6.6-inch display sporting a 90Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate and a 16MP selfie snapper in the punch-hole at the top. Meanwhile on the back we have a 50MP main camera; paired with an 8MP ultra wide lens and a 2MP macro camera.

Finally, the Redmi Note 11s 5G is fueled by a large 5000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. Other specs include NFC, 3.5mm audio jack and an infrared emitter.

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

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