If you’re in the market for a budget smartphone then you’re in luck, as we’ve got the best low-cost handsets lined up for you right here.

Update: There are new entries in our best budget smartphone list, with new Motorola and Honor handsets slipping into the top 10.

In the past, the term ‘best cheap phones’ was usually a warning rather than a tempting proposition, with shoddy build quality, sluggish performance, laughable screen resolution and woeful cameras typically featuring on such handsets.

But this isn’t the past, this is the present, and the market abounds with top budget phones.

While the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S9, iPhone X, Huawei P20 and OnePlus 6 steal headlines around the world, there’s a lot of intriguing (and cheap) stuff going on in the world of budget smartphones. Here’s a selection of our favourite budget smartphones that cost less than £200 SIM-free.

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1. Moto G5

The best budget smartphone you can buy

Weight: 145g | Dimensions: 144.3 x 73 x 9.5mm | OS: Android 7 | Screen size: 5-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 1920 | CPU: Snapdragon 430 | RAM: 2/3GB | Storage: 16GB/32GB | Battery: 2800mAh | Rear camera: 13MP | Front camera: 5MP



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