THE BEST SMART PHONES UNDER $50 (2019)

THE BEST SMART PHONES UNDER $50 (2019)

In this guide we will cover the top 7 smart phones that $50 could buy in 2019. Recently, the cost for smart phones has reached an all time high. However, luckily for you, we’ve dug up several amazing smart phone options that don’t break the bank, and still have many of the bells and whistles found in the latest smart phones today. Let’s face it…not everyone wants to spend $900 on a smart phone. Whether you’re on a tight budget, or you’re looking for an alternative option at an reasonable price, this guide will have you covered!

Detailing a list of smart phones under $50 is no easy task, however, we believe we’ve found some sound options from brands that you can trust such as LG, and Samsung.

Not all buyers are interested in paying high ticket prices for their smart phones, nor would they be comfortable signing a 2 year contract at $40 a month.

You’ll be happy to know that over the last few years a lot of well priced smart phones have entered the market. To save you the time and hassle of finding these deals, we’ve composed a list of the best options which deliver great enjoyable experiences at extremely competitive prices.

THE BEST SMART PHONES UNDER $50 (2019)

1 | ZTE Altair 2 (Z432) 3G QWERTY Keyboard Phone

Amazon

ZTE
Amazon.com
$32.99

If you are looking for a phone that is super cheap, durable, reliable and has amazing reception, then look no further. The interface doesn’t lag and the keyboard is very responsive and easy to press (button clicks are also quite satisfying). The camera is great and also films video. The music player is very easy to use and quickly became one of our favourite features, alongside the calendar app and silent modes. The phone comes locked to AT&T, but can easily be unlocked for any carrier of your choice.

PROS

  • Very Affordable
  • Reliable and Durable
  • Great Keyboard
  • Expandable Memory
  • Strong Reception

CONS

  • Locked to AT&T Networks
Rating

4.3
Price

5
Quality

4
Ease of Use

4.5
Value

4.5

2 | Slide Dual SIM 4″ Unlocked Smartphone

Amazon

Slide
Amazon.com
$39.50

We are pleasantly surprised with the overall quality of this phone. The touch screen is responsive and works very well. The battery life is fantastic and the dual sim card feature makes it a great phone for travelling. The phone packs a 5 MP back camera, and a 2 MP front camera, so you can capture important moments and keep up with your selfies. The phone comes unlocked and ready to use on any network of your choice.

PROS

  • Very Affordable
  • Unlocked
  • Reliable and Durable
  • Great Keyboard
  • Expandable Memory
  • Dual Sim Card

CONS

  • Only works on 2G and 3G Networks
    ( please speak with your carrier for support )
Rating

3.6
Price

4
Quality

3.5
Ease of Use

3.5
Value

3.5

3 | Tracfone ZTE Blade T2 Lite 4G LTE Smartphone

Amazon

ZTE
Amazon.com
$29.99

This phone is great for apps, games and music, and for it’s low price, the quality will surprise you. The phone has virtually no bloatware and is decently responsive. It is great for small children and young teens and makes a great starter phone. The ease of use is good, however, like all other devices will take some getting use to. This phone may just be one of the best phones out there, considering it’s extremely low $30 price point.

PROS

  • Very Affordable
  • Excellent Apps
  • Very Responsive (No bloatware)
  • Large 5″ Screen
  • Expandable Memory

CONS

  • Ease of Use may lack in comparison to other options
Rating

4.3
Price

5
Quality

4
Ease of Use

3.5
Value

5

4 | TracFone TCL LX 4G LTE Prepaid Smartphone

Amazon

TCL
Amazon.com

$39.99
SALE: $29.89

This phone does NOT disappoint. For a $30 phone, I don’t think you are going to find a better deal. The Oreo 8.1 is pretty awesome in terms of price and features. The camera is great for the price and the battery life lasts 3-4 hours with constant usage and charges super fast. The phone is super user friendly and was quick and easy to set-up. The phone supports expandable memory

PROS

  • Very Affordable
  • Great Camera
  • Expandable Memory
  • Easy to Setup
  • Great battery life

CONS

  • Phone operates on a prepaid plan and does not come with minutes
Rating

4.5
Price

5
Quality

4.5
Ease of Use

4
Value

5

5 | Net10 Samsung Galaxy J3 Orbit 4G LTE Prepaid Cell Phone

Amazon

SAMSUNG
Amazon.com

$59.99
SALE: $42.74

If you’re looking for a phone with expandable storage, then look no further. This phone supports SD cards that store up to 400GB. The battery life is excellent, and last one day on a full charge. Its sleek and very easy to use and set up. The camera is backed by Samsung’s quality, and takes amazing photos and video. The combination of the camera and the phone’s storage capabilities, make it an excellent choice for anyone who wants to capture video and photos without running out of space. The phone is locked to the Net10 network, but can be unlocked to a carrier of your choice.

PROS

  • Amazing Camera
  • Reliable and Durable
  • Great Operating System
  • Expandable SD Storage (Up to 400 GB)
  • Strong Reception

CONS

  • On the high end of the $50 budget
  • Plans sold seperately
  • Phone is locked to Net10
Rating

4
Price

4
Quality

4
Ease of Use

4
Value

4

6 | BLU Advance A4 -Unlocked Dual Sim Smartphone

Amazon

BLU
Amazon.com

$59.99
SALE: $42.74

The software on this phone is great. The phone is not glitchy and has a pretty fast touch to react time. Overall this is a great phone for someone on a budget. For the price of $30 – $40, the phone provides excellent value. The phone boasts an excellent camera with expandable storage and is unlocked for use with any carrier of your choice. The dual SIM card functionality makes this phone a great companion when travelling.

PROS

  • Very Affordable
  • Dual SIM Card Capability
  • Great Software
  • Expandable Storage
  • Unlocked for any Carrier

CONS

  • Limited Expandable Storage (64 GB)
Rating

4
Price

4 .5
Quality

4
Ease of Use

4
Value

4

7 | TracFone LG Rebel 4 4G LTE Prepaid Smartphone

Amazon

LG
$59.99
SALE: $42.74

This phone is small, light, slim and easy to setup and use. With 16GB of Ram, an 8MP camera, enormous 15+ hour battery life, and the 5″ screen is gorgeous; these features are more than adequate. At around $50 it is the best value out there by far. I’d recommend it to anyone who wants a fast, good phone for a good price.

PROS

  • Super fast, Great OS
  • Reliable and Durable
  • Great Keyboard
  • Expandable Storage
  • Strong Reception
  • Great Camera

CONS

  • On the higher end of our $50 budget, but provides excellent value
Rating

4.5
Price

5
Quality

4.5
Ease of Use

4
Value

5

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