14 Best Value Phones 2019
Choosing a new smartphone is a tricky task. A cheaper or older model often does the trick, but eventually makes you change every year. What are the best cost-effective 2019 phones?
After all, both Android and iPhone get annual updates, and every time that happens, some devices are left out. How to identify which device fits your budget without losing quality?
Which smartphone to choose, so that it lasts about 2 to 3 years without having to exchange for a new one?
That is the answer we want to help you achieve!
Each one has their need and budget to find the best phone for themselves. That is, it is impossible to name only one device as the most cost-effective.
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Instead of searching for specific handsets on Google, how about narrowing your options to those on our list, which brings the best cost-effective 2019 phones?
See below, note the advantages and disadvantages of the options we are going to show and start searching for your next smartphone!
1. Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Also cited on our list of best cell phone from Xiaomi, the Pocophone F1 is powerful and importing it is not that expensive, depending on the shipping amount and any import taxes that may apply.
The phone comes equipped with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, more than enough to use any type of Android app or play any game for Google's system. After all, its chipset comes equipped with Snapdragon 845, one of Qualcomm's latest processors.
The camera does not deviate much from the standard. The rear comes equipped with two cameras, one 12MP and one 5MP to complement. The front camera brings impressive 20MP.
The Pocophone F1 comes with a 6.1 inch screen and costs around $ 1, 200 in overseas online shopping apps like Wish or its alternatives.
2. Samsung Galaxy S9
With the arrival of the Galaxy S10 in early 2019, the S9 received a considerable price drop. Although over $ 2, 000 - which we set to judge the best value for money phones 2019 - we decided it was worth including it on the list.
It is one of the best handsets on the list with a 12MP rear camera but with a special function: variable lens aperture. It lets you take photos in any kind of environment, being as good as a dual camera phone. The front camera is 8MP.
In performance, the S9 features the same Snapdragon 845 as the Pocophone. The RAM is a little behind, with 4GB, still enough to run all kinds of apps. It comes in three storage options: 64GB, 128GB or 256GB. Its screen is $ 5.8 inches and its price range is around $ 2, 100.
3. Moto G7 Power
Always topping the list of best mid-range smartphones, Motorola makes the list with its recent Moto G7 Power. The phone impresses with its battery, which allows hours of wired gaming.
Nevertheless, its performance is not as impressive as the previous two examples, although it is still able to open and run any apps and games. Your chipset is also from Qualcomm, but from previous generations. The Moto G7 Power comes equipped with Snapdragon 632, 32GB storage and 3GB of RAM.
It is also one of the most affordable, costing around $ 900.00. Its screen is 6.2 inches. Its rear camera is 12MP and the front 8MP, which is close to standard mobile phones.
4. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Another one that was also mentioned in our list only with smartphones of the Chinese manufacturer, Redmi Note 7 can also be considered as one of the best cost-effective 2019 phones.
Just a price range above the Moto G7 Power, it costs about $ 1, 000. Although not the newest among Xiaomi devices, it delivers good performance. Its processor is the Snapdragon 660, with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage.
The Redmi Note 7 features a 6.3 inch screen. What impresses is its camera, bringing one of 48MP and another of 5MP in the rear! The front camera doesn't look ugly either at 13 MP. One of the best for taking pictures for your social media.
5. Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)
One of the few on this list to have triple rear camera. The combination of the rear cameras of the Galaxy A7 (2018) is 24MP, 8MP and 5MP. The front also impresses with the same amount of megapixels as the main rear camera (24MP).
In terms of performance, he is not owed either. One of the few phones that doesn't use Snapdragon, but Samsung's own-made chipset, the Exynos 7885 octa-core .
The phone can come with 64GB or 128GB of storage and 4GB of RAM. Its price range is around $ 1, 200.00.
6. Motorola One Vision
An alternative model of the G line, the Motorola One Vision is part of the Android One project. His focus is on its screen technology, rounded off and made for those who enjoy watching movies and series on Android through apps like Kodi. The size also follows the goal, offering 6.3 inches.
Its processor is also that of Samsung's Exynos line. One Vision uses the 2.2 GHz octa-core 9609 model, slightly better than the previous phone. Its RAM is 4GB RAM and 128GB storage, larger than similar performance phones.
The cameras also impress. Like the Redmi Note 7 from Xiaomi, the Motorola One Vision features a dual 48MP and 5MP rear camera. Its front camera is 25MP. Its price range is around R $ 1, 600.00
7. Huawei P30 Lite
Huawei is back in Brazil! It's also here to be on our list of the best value for money cell phones 2019!
The Huawei P30 Lite is in the range of $ 1, 800, but brings performance that justifies the price. Its processor is self-made, the Huawei HSilicon Kirin 710. It is an octa-core with four 2.2GHz and four 1.7GHz processors. Its RAM is 4GB, with the same 128GB of storage as One Vision.
The screen is a little smaller - 6.1 inches - but remember that his focus is not on video viewing. It is another of the few models with triple rear camera. One 24MP, the second 8MP and the third 2MP. The front camera impresses with its 32MP.
8. Xiaomi Mi 8
The third mobile phone from the Chinese manufacturer to make the list, the Xiaomi Mi 8 also received a price drop with the arrival of the Mi 9. That is, for a lower value, you can get a smartphone that lasts for a few years.
The Xiaomi Mi 8 features the Snapdragon 845 processor, one of the latest. In addition, it features 64GB and 128GB storage options. RAM also comes in two models: 6GB or 8GB.
Its screen is also considerable, with 6.2 inches. It has 12MP + 8MP dual rear camera, within what is considered standard in the industry. The front camera is 24MP, great for taking selfies. Its price is in the range of $ 2, 000.00.
9. Samsung Galaxy M20
The intermediary representative of Samsung's new line of affordable phones. The Galaxy M20 arrives costing around $ 1, 000, but performance for at least 2 years of use.
It comes with a 1.8GHz and six 1.6GHz dual -core octa-core processor, powered by the Exynos 7904 chipset. Its memory and storage are standard 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space for apps, photos and files. .
The screen impresses, being the same size as that of One Vision. The camera also does not deviate from the standard, with dual rear 13MP + 5MP and front camera with 8MP.
10. LG G7 ThinQ
A premium smartphone of a certain age, which can be considered a middleman and still delivering a good price. No wonder they are on our list of best-cost 2019 phones.
The LG G7 ThinQ is in the range of $ 1, 700 and is still a great smartphone. This is proven by its hardware, which features Snapdragon 845 chipset, still used in recent models. 64GB storage and 4GB of RAM are capable of running all types of applications.
The 6.1-inch screen also doesn't disappoint anyone who uses the phone to play or watch series and movies. Its dual 16MP + 16MP camera and 8MP front camera are slightly superior to other phones in the same range, but without occupying the best rank.
11. Zenfone Max Shot
Exclusive to the Brazilian market, the Zenfone Max Shot brings everything you expect from a good cell phone in the range of $ 1, 000.00. Its nearly 6.3 inch screen makes it easy to enjoy your games or movies.
It is sold with two options for RAM and storage. In the space available for your applications, you can choose between 32GB and 64GB. Already the memory can be from 3GB to 4GB. Remember to choose based on your needs. For example, if you are going to play, the ideal is to choose 4GB of RAM to play all kinds of games.
The camera deviates from the standard by bringing three lenses to the rear. The main one is 12MP, followed by 8MP for angle shots and 5MP for focus. The front camera is 8MP.
12. Galaxy A30
Do not confuse with the A7 and A8 (2018). The A30 is from a different line from Samsung. In the range of $ 1, 200, he is one of the few to bring screen in Super AMOLED technology, more common in premium smartphones. It has a size of 6.4 inches, the largest in this list of best-priced 2019 phones.
The chipset is the same as the M20 Exynos 7 Octa 7904. That is, it has average performance, but still capable of running any app. RAM and storage also follow the standard of 4GB and 64GB respectively.
The camera is good compared to other options we show here. The Galaxy A30 features dual rear lens. The main 16MP with 5MP in the complementary lens. The front camera is also 16MP but unique.
13. Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Although the conventional Mi 8 is on the list, not everyone will be able to buy it. In that case, it might be best to take the Mi 8 Lite. The Xiaomi phone slightly slows down features like performance, but will still allow you to use your favorite apps and games.
It features the Snapdragon 660 chipset and 4GB or 6GB RAM, just one category below the standard version. Its storage has not changed and you can choose between 64GB and 128GB.
The camera continues to impress. The rear has 12MP + 5MP dual lens. The front is amazing 24MP. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is in the $ 1, 000 range.
14. Samsung Galaxy J8
Despite being a discontinued line from Samsung, the J8 is still very popular in the Brazilian market. Its performance is also good, ensuring a few more years of good popularity. The $ 1, 200 range also helps.
With a 6-inch screen, the Galaxy J8 features a 16MP front camera, dual camera at the rear, 16MP at the main plus 5MP at the back.
Regarding performance, the drop is more noticeable. The J8 comes with the already obsolete Snapdragon 450 chipset. On the other hand, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage still allows you to run games and applications smoothly.
What are the best cell phones cost-effective 2019?
Of these smartphones, which one caught your attention? What is your main criterion when choosing the next device that will accompany you for years to come?
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