The input range is still alive. The basic mobile, simple and with modest specifications of a lifetime it is still the preferred option of some users, who value above all the simplicity, usability and reasonable prices. The firms leave us clear examples of the importance of these ranges, such as the independence of Redmi and Xiaomi, or Samsung’s new strategy for its A range in 2019.
For all those users who do not want to spend even 200 euros on a smartphone, we collect some of the best entry phones of this 2019. These terminals have been chosen between a range between 0 and 200 euros, based on the current prices at which they can be purchased.
Xiaomi Mi A3
Despite not having arrived putting all the cards on the table, the Xiaomi Mi A3 is one of the best alternatives in the entry range, taking into account that we can already find it for less than 160 euros.
It is a terminal with Android One, the relatively new Snapdragon 665, a fairly versatile triple camera (and of good quality, as we saw in its analysis). To the whole It is accompanied by a 4,000 mAh battery, and a much more refined design than its predecessor. The version we recommend is the 4 + 64 GB version, for the price mentioned above.
Xiaomi Mi A3 – Android One, 6.088 “AMOLED (32 MP front camera, 48 + 8 + 2 MP rear camera ， 4030 mAh, 3.5 mm Jack, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 2.0 GHz, 4 + 64 GB) Color Greyish [Versión española]
Realme is one of the breakthrough brands of this year, and the Realme 5 is a clear reflection of why. For less than 170 euros We can get a terminal with the Snapdragon 665 and a memory configuration of, eye, 4 + 128 GB.
Regarding the rest of the specifications, we are faced with a quad camera with 12 megapixel main sensor and a 5,000mAh battery, one of the largest capacities we’ve seen in the entry range.
Realme 5 – 6.5 “Smartphone, 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM, Multitouch LCD, Octacore processor, 12MP IA quad camera, Dual Sim, Blue (Crystal Blue), [Versión española]
Xiaomi Mi A2
Despite having presented the Mi A3, Xiaomi Mi A2 is still a bargain, for about 150 euros in its version with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. As a good terminal of the Xiaomi A family, it stands out for having Android One in its gut, a ROM coming from Google, with hardly any modifications.
It is a large terminal, whose front part is dominated by a 5.99-inch panel with Full HD + resolution (point to take into account with respect to the Mi A3), 18: 9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. they are accompanied by a 3000mAh battery, a 20 + 12 megapixel dual camera on the back, a 20 megapixel camera on the front, and technologies such as USB type C or Bluetooth 5.0.
Xiaomi MI A2 – 5.9 “Smartphone (Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 at 2.2 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB Memory, 12/20 MP Dual Camera, Android) Color Gold [Versión española]
Motorola G7 Power
The Moto G7 Power, is a somewhat unknown terminal, but with a quite remarkable quality-price ratio. The panel in this case reaches 6.2 inches with HD + resolution. The memory configuration, in this version, is 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage expandable with microSD cards of up to 256 GB.
However, the strong point of this terminal is its autonomy, composed of a 5000mAh battery with fast charging technology. On the other hand, Android 9.0 Pie also makes an appearance in this terminal, with a fairly clean ROM that includes a light customization of Motorola (including some gestures and some other app that adds functionality to the system). The camera section is configured with a single 12 megapixel sensor for the rear camera and 8 for the front.
Motorola Moto G7 Power – Android 9 Smartphone (5000 mah battery, 6.2 ” HD + Max Vision screen, 12MP and 8MP cameras, 4GB RAM, 64 GB, Dual SIM, black color [Version española]
Redmi Note 8
The Redmi Note 8 It is one of the most complete proposals below 200 euros, with a Snapdragon 665, and a 4 + 64 GB version for under 175 euros. Its battery is 4,000 mAh (tradition of the house), and it has four cameras to its credit, the main sensor being 48 megapixels.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Phone 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, 6.3 ”Full Screen, Snapdragon 665 Octa-Core Processor, 13MP Front and 48MP AI Four Rear Camera Phones Global Version (Blue)
Redmi Note 7
The Note are no longer from Xiaomi. They belong to its Redmi sub-brand, and bet more than ever on the value for money. The company debuts in the economic range with the Redmi Note 7, a proposal that brings glass, autonomy and drop notch to terminals of less than 200 euros, and that is proposed as a more than competitive alternative.
Inside we find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, accompanied by 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. Its battery is 4000mAh, and the camera has a dual sensor of 48 and 5 megapixels, respectively.
It is a large terminal, with a 6.3-inch panel, 19.5: 9 format and a Full HD + resolution. Despite being a recent terminal, the 4 + 64 version has dropped in price, and it is more attractive than ever.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 16 cm (6.3 “) 4 GB 64 GB Dual SIM 4G Hybrid Slot Blue 4000 mAh – Smartphone (16 cm (6.3”), 4 GB, 64 GB, 48 MP, Android 9.0, Blue)
Samsung Galaxy A20e
The Galaxy A20e is part of Samsung’s new entry-level. It is a proposal with a double camera of 13 + 5 megapixels, 3 + 32 GB of memory, a 3,000 mAh battery (enough, considering that the terminal only has 5.8 inches in HD + resolution), and a headphones.
It is a good alternative to enter the Samsung universe for little money, since the A20e can be purchased for less than 150 euros, a somewhat high price for its specifications, but still tight.
Samsung Galaxy A20e – Smartphone 5.8 “Super AMOLED (13 MP, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM) Color Black [Versión Española]
Samsung Galaxy A40
The Samsung Galaxy A40 is another of Samsung’s economic proposals below 200 euros, with interesting specifications. Starting with its 5.9 “screen, we find Super AMOLED technology and FHD + resolution, a differential point in this type of range.
The processor is an eight-core Exynos 7904, with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory. The set is accompanied by a 3,100 mAh battery with fast charge, a 16 + 5 megapixel double camera, and extras such as the rear fingerprint reader.
Samsung Galaxy A40 – 5.9 “FHD + sAmoled Infinity U Display Smartphone (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, 16MP, Exynos 7904, Fast Charge), Black [versión española]
Huawei P Smart 2019
Huawei renewed its P Smart range with a Kirin 710, 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. A hardware embedded in a body featuring a large 6.21-inch panel, with FullHD + resolution and a 19.5: 9 aspect ratio.
Android 9.0 Pie and EMUI 9.0 come hand in hand with the GPU Turbo, and powered by a 3400mAh battery. The photographic section consists of a double 13 + 2 megapixel camera, and an 8 megapixel front sensor.
Huawei P Smart 2019 – Smartphone of 15.8 cm, Color Black
Honor 10 Lite
The Honor 10 Lite arrived betting everything on the design becoming, in our opinion, one of the economic terminals most beautiful on the market. Despite not being finished in glass, the finish shines (literally), making it a very attractive terminal. If we turn it around, we find a 6.2-inch IPS panel, FullHD + resolution, 19.5: 9 aspect ratio and a drop-shaped notch.
As for its insides, it is quite similar to its brother the P Smart 2019. It has the same Kirin 710, 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. The camera? 13 and 2 megapixels on the back, and 24 on the front. Finally we can highlight its good autonomy, given by the optimizations of EMUI 9.0 and by a 3400mAh battery.
Honor 10 Lite – 15.8 cm (6.21 “) Smartphone (3 GB 64 GB Dual SIM 4G, 3400 mAh, Android 9.0), Blue
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Despite having been on the market for a while, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is another of the proposals with the best value for money today. Bet on muscle, with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor accompanied by 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.
Its panel has 6.26 inches, with IPS technology, FullHD + resolution and 19: 9 aspect ratio. All this, powered by a 3350mAh battery lasting well longer than milliamps can indicate.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite 15.9 cm (6.26 “) 4 GB 64 GB Dual SIM 4G Black 3350 mAh – Smartphone (15.9 cm (6.26”), 2280 x 1080 pixels, 4 GB, 64 GB, 12 MP, Black)
Sony Xperia L3
For lovers of the classic Sony, the Japanese company offers the Xperia L3 as an inexpensive alternative. It is a terminal that maintains the classic Sony design, on a 5.7-inch HD + panel with 18: 9 aspect ratio.
Inside we find a Mediatek P22 processor, a comparable alternative (at least in raw power) with Qualcomm’s 625 platform. The set is accompanied by 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory, in addition to a 13 + 2 megapixel double camera.
Sony Xperia L3 – Smartphone 5.7 “HD + 18: 9 (Octa-Core 2 Ghz, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory, dual camera 13 + 2 MP, Android O) Dual Sim, Color Black [Versión española]
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite
Oriented to offer the maximum possible autonomy More than in gross power, the Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite is one of the few proposals with 4000mAh and Android One. In this case, the terminal, like its older brother, is built with an aluminum chassis.
Its processor is the Snapdragon 625, and …