Top 5 Best Smartphones for Under $150 – March 2023

Best Smartphones for Under $150 – March 2023

Welcome back to our monthly encounter in which we check out some of the best smartphones currently on the market. In this one in particular, we have a look at five handsets for under $150; keep reading!

Best Smartphones for Under $150

1. Redmi 12C

Once again we kick off the list with the Redmi 12C. The latest entry-level phone from Xiaomi’s sub brand is powered by a quite good MediaTek Helio G85 CPU; along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.

The Redmi 12C then features a large 6.71-inch panel with HD+ and a 5MP selfie snapper. On the back we find a 50MP main camera accompanied a 2MP macro lens.

Lastly, the 12C comes packing a large 5000mAh battery, there’s a 3.5mm audio jack and it has a fingerprint scanner on the back.

Best Smartphones for Under $150

2. Moto G31

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Next we have the Moto G31 also powered by the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset; along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

The Moto G31 then packs a smaller than average 6.4-inch display with Full HD+ resolution.

As far as photos are concerned, the handset features a 50MP main sensor, paired with an 8MP ultra wide lens and a 2MP macro camera. At the front there’s a single 13MP sensor for selfies

The Moto G31 is fueled by a big 5000mAh battery, there’s NFC support and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Best Smartphones for Under $150

3. Realme Narzo 50A Prime

Best Smartphones for Under $150

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Another good option in this price range is the older Realme Narzo 50A Prime coming with the Unisoc Tiger T612 chipset; along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

The Realme Narzo 50A Prime packs a large 6.6-inch screen with Full HD+ resolution and an 8MP snapper in the notch at the front. As for the back, the handset sports a 50MP main camera paired with a 2MP B&W sensor and 2MP macro.

Lastly, the entry-level phone from Realme packs a large 5000mAh battery and there’s a 3.5mm audio jack.


4. OnePlus Nord N20 SE

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Just like the previous smartphone, the OnePlus Nord N20 SE is also an older smartphone which can now be purchased for under $150. The affordable handset from OnePlus is powered by a MediaTek Helio G35 CPU; along with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

The Nord N20 SE then comes with a 6.56-inch IPS display with HD+ resolution. Cameras wise, the smartphone features a 50MP primary sensor and a 2MP portrait sensor. At the front there’s a single 8MP snapper.

The OnePlus Nord N20 SE packs a large 5000mAh capacity battery and it supports a very fast (for the price range) 33W charging technology.

Best Smartphones for Under $150

5. Blackview A85

Last but not least, we have the Blackview A85 powered by a Unisoc Tiger T606 processor; along with a nice 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

The Blackview A85 then encases a 6.5 inch display with HD+ resolution. As far as cameras are concerned, the smartphone packs a 50MP main camera, an 8MP ultra wide and an 8MP macro lens. At the front there’s an 8MP selfie snapper.

Finally, the Blackview A85 packs a 4480mAh capacity battery, it has NFC and a 3.5mm audio jack.

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

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