Best Cheap Cell Phones 2023

In this article, we would be discussing and looking into the best cheap cell phones in the year 2023.

1. OnePlus 7

This is a steady, predictable update to the OnePlus 6T that is clearly trying to entice those who haven’t updated in a few years. If you have used the OnePlus 3T or even a 5 or 5T, then the difference should feel significant. This is a great value phone that’s a strong competitor to the excellent Xiaomi Mi 9. Specifications include:-

• 6.4-inch FHD+ OLED display
• 48/5MP dual main camera
• 128GB/256GB storage
• 3700mAh battery
• 6/8GB RAM

Price:- £499.99


• Oxygen OS user experience
• Top-notch performance
• Great battery life


• Lacks Pro’s camera versatility
• No wireless charging
• No water resistance

2. Xiaomi Mi 9

This might as well be “more bang for your buck”, because its new top-dog brings a killer triple camera arrangement and Qualcomm’s latest and greatest Snapdragon 855 processor to the party, making for a compelling combination and all for around half the price of your typical flagship phone. Other Specifications Include:-

• 6.39-inch AMOLED screen
• Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 mobile chip
• 48-megapixel main camera with f/1.75 aperture
• 16-megapixel ulltra wide-angle camera
• 12-megapixel telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom

Price: £499.99


• Versatile camera experience
• Fantastic performance
• Excellent screen


• Slightly temperamental fingerprint sensor
• It has no IP certification

3. Huawei P Smart

Due to the popularity of this affordable P Smart android phone has landed the line a successor for 2023, the not-so-imaginatively-titled, Huawei P Smart 2023. This model, of which it is one of the latest keeps its predecessor’s low price but continues the trend of packing in a range of quality features including an impressive camera. Other specifications Include:

• 6.21-inch FullView (1920×2340) display
• 3GB RAM, 64GB storage (microSD expandable)
• 3400mAh battery
• 10W fast charging
• Dual 13/2-megapixel rear cameras
• 8-megapixel front-facing camera
• 3.5mm headphone jack + FM radio

Price:- £200


• Robust camera experience
• Feature-rich software
• It is affordable


• Poor earpiece speaker placement
• Fingerprint-prone plastic build

4. Pocophone F1

This is a cheap phone that anyone who places performance, longevity and quality ahead of the aesthetics of conventional flagship phones. Specifications Include:-

• Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
• 6GB or 8GB RAM
• 12/5-megapixel primary camera
• 4000mAh battery
• Liquid cooling system
• IR face unlock

Price: £230


• Excellent value for money
• Superb performance
• Fantastic battery life
• Decent cameras


• Thick bezels
• Plastic build
• No NFC

5. Vodafone Smart V10

This is the latest ultra-affordable own-brand phone from the network giant. It aims to offer parents the ultimate first phone for their kids, featuring advanced controls for everything from screen time to app permissions. Specifications Include:-

• 5.9-inch, IPS, HD+ screen
• Snapdragon 429 CPU
• 3400 mAh battery
• Android 9
• 13-megapixel with 5-megapixel secondary rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera

Price:- £100


• it has a great battery life
• The camera is usable
• Clean Android install


• It is underpowered
• No fingerprint scanner or NFC

6. Moto G7 Power

This android smartphone has excellent value for money. It’s not perfect, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a phone as good for the same price. Specifications Include:-

• 6.2-inch HD+ screen
• 64GB storage, microSD
• 12-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera
• Android 9
• 5000mAh battery

Price:- £179.9


• Excellent battery
• Premium look and feel
• Superb value for money


• Average camera
• Muffled voice calls

7. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

This is one of the best device of which the phone triumphs in the areas of performance and battery life, while its dual camera, fronted by a whopping 48-megapixel sensor, is particularly impressive considering. Despite a couple of weak spots, this telephone set is an excellent value for money. Other specifications include:-

• 48MP + 5MP dual main camera
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
• 6.3-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD
• 4000mAh battery
• 32GB/64GB/128GB storage
• 13MP front camera

Price: £179.99


• Impressive performance
• Long-lasting battery
• The screen is great


• Mono speaker
• It has a busy interface
• It has no NFC

8. Xiaomi Mi A2

The Xiaomi Mi A2 Android smartphone design is pure Xiaomi. Which is rather a polite way of saying it’s deeply reminiscent of Apple’s recent iPhone work, with the odd crowdsourced Android element for good measure. This is the same phone as the Mi 6X, at least in terms of hardware. Other Specifications Include:-

• 5.99-inch 2160 x 1080 18:9 IPS LCD screen
• Snapdragon 660 octa-core 2.2GHz
• 64GB of storage
• 12MP + 20MP dual rear cameras
• 20MP front camera
• 3000mAh battery
• Fingerprint sensor

Price:- &249


• The Smarphone has a strong performance for the price
• It has a classy build quality
• It is a pure android phone


• The screen brightness is low and adaptive setting way off
• It has no NFC or headphone jack
• The amount of its product is limited availability

9. Moto G7 Plus

The Motorola Moto G7 Plus is a great value android smartphone that offers buyers elements of higher-end telephone without a sky-high price. This is a commending achievement as it lives in a world of increasing competition from Chinese brands like Xiaomi, Honor and Huawei. Other Specifications Include:-

• Display: 6.2-inch FHD+ screen
• Processor: Snapdragon 636 CPU
• Memory: 4GB RAM
• Storage: 64GB, microSD
• Camera: 16-megapixel main sensor with 5-megapixel depth sensor rear camera, 12-megapixel front camera
• Battery capacity: 3000mAh
• OS: Android 9

Price: £269


• It has a good cameras, front and back
• Solid value
• The hardware design is classy


• Deep notch
• Night shooting and dynamic range are not best in class

10. Honor 10 Lite

This android smartphone sits below the Honor 10 in the Huawei offshoot brand’s ever-expan. It offers some of its expensive siblings features and design traits but in a cheaper shell. Specifications include:-

• Display: 6.21-inch FullView (1920×2340)
• Storage: 3GB RAM, 64GB storage (microSD expandable)
• Battery: 3400mAh – 10W fast charging
• Camera: Dual 13/2-megapixel rear
• Camera 24-megapixel front-facing
• OS: Android 9 Pie

Price: £199.99


• The battery life is quite good
• It has an Included case
• Feature rich


• Heavy skinned software missing key features
• Poor gaming performance
• Prone to fingerprints

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