Best Mid Range Phones under $500 for 2018

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The new 2018 (Lunar) is here and we shall featured some of the best selling mid range phones since the mid of 2017 to date…

1. Huawei Nova 2i

Huawei Nova 2i

Looking forward to a cost-effective alternative for your smartphone needs? Huawei Nova 2i is garnering all the limelight around the world through its powerful 1.7-GHz octa-core processor. The device comes handy with 4GB of RAM. The device comes packed with 64 GB of internal storage and also provides great design specs to users. What comes as a great fact is that, you can obtain over 256-GB of expandable storage by making use of micro-SD card. Talking about camera, the phone features a 16-megapixel primary camera as well as a 13-megapixel front camera for selfies. Talking about the weight of the device, the same weights over 164 grams.

Digging deep into dimensions, the phone features a 156.2x75x7.5 mm for height, width and thickness respectively. When it comes to other connectivity amenities, Huawei Nova 2i features NFC, USB OTG, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G/3G connectivity & much more. Sensors like Gyroscope and light sensor have also been featured by the manufacturer. You can also obtain sensors like Compass, Magnetometer, Accelerometer and more with this budget phone.

2. Samsung J3 Pro

Samsung J3 Pro

Launched in 2016, the device is one of the most cost-effective smartphones. Let’s talk about the display, Samsung J3 Pro comes handy with a 5-inch screen size blended with 720 pixels by 1280 pixels screen resolution. When we talk about the processor, the phone has been empowered with 1.5-GHz quad-core processor by Speadtrum. Equipped with 2GB of RAM, you can leverage the device’s 16GB of internal storage. Users can also expand the device’s storage up to 128GB by using a micro-SD card. If you’re a selfie geek, then, you might fall in love with its 8-megapixel back camera.

When it comes to the front camera, the same features a 5-megapixel specification. The device has a weight of 139 grams and features a dimension specification of 142.2×71.3×8 inches for height, width and thickness respectively. The device is a dual sim phone with a micro-Sim appeal. You can get access to connectivity mediums like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G communication, GPS and more. For sensors, Samsung J3 Pro features out of the box, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Gyroscope for the feasibility of the users. The phone has been featured with the latest version of Bluetooth, therefore better wireless communication has been achieved by the device. Talking about operating system, the phone is coming with a custom Android 5.1 powered by Samsung.

3. Xiaomi Mi A1

Xiaomi Mi A1 32gb

Launched in September 2017, the device is garnering all the limelight due to its exclusive display specifications as well as its cost-effective nature. The device comes handy with a display resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. Powered by 2-GHz Octa-core processor by Qualcomm 625 Snapdragon, the phone features a 4GB of RAM. Therefore, the device is best suited for high-performance tasks. Digging deep into its storage specifications, Xiaomi Mi A1 features an internal storage of 64 GB. You can always expand the same by using a micro-SD card.

The device supports a memory card of up to 128GB. As far as the camera is concerned, the phone comes handy with 12-MP of primary camera and 5-MP of front camera. Hence, we can say, you’re getting an exuberant blend of design as well as technical specifications with this smartphone. The phone is also known for its larger battery, it reportedly comes with a 3080mAh of battery capacity and the same is non-removable. As mentioned earlier, the exotic design is attracting a large array of audience. Dimensions of the device are 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3 inches for height, width and thickness respectively. The weight of the smartphone rests at 168 grams.

4. Oppo A73

Oppo A73

If you are looking forward to availing a masculine blend of smartphone design, technical abilities & also keep your pocket happy, then, considering Oppo A73 can be your best pick. Oppo is giving a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with A73. The device has an IPS type screen with a display size of 6-inches. What comes as a great fact is that, the screen provided by the manufacturer has been secured by NA scratch-proof display. The weight and thickness of the device stand at 152 grams and 7.5 mm respectively. Powered by a 2.5-GHz processor manufactured by MediaTek, Oppo A73 comes packed with a 4GB of RAM. Thus, the RAM assures you that your tasks will run smoothly.

If we talk about internal storage, the device comes with a 32-GB of storage. The same can be expanded to 128 GB via micro-SD card. The battery size of the smartphone tips at 3200 mAh which is pretty great. The phone is running on Android 7.1 and has been powered by connectivity amenities like NFC, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and much more. The camera of this smartphone is what made this device famous. You get an out of the box 13-MP camera with face detection, HDR and auto-focus capabilities. The front-facing camera specification stands at 16-MP.

5. Nokia 6

Nokia 6

Nokia has made a comeback in the world of Android smartphones by launching this exclusive piece of quality packed hardware. Nokia 6 comes with a screen size of 5.5-inches and when we talk about the screen’s resolution, the same is 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. One of the best thing that differentiates Nokia 6 from its competitors is its processor. The device features a 1.4-GHz octa-core processor made by Qualcomm Snapdragon. Wondering about RAM? Well, Nokia has dejected an array of smartphone geeks with just 3GB of RAM. The internal storage of the device stands at 32GB while you can also increase the same to 128GB through a micro-SD card.

The phone is best suited for selfies, the device has an 8-MP front camera & an appealing 16-MP back camera respectively. When it comes to weight, Nokia 6 weighs just 167 grams. Dimensions of this device are pretty catchy, you get access to 154 x 75.8 x 7.85 inches of height, width and thickness respectively with this smartphone. Users are getting unparalleled access to sensors like Proximity, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Compass and more.