Best Smartphones Under $500


Now days, smartphone prices are decreasing in US. Many models which had launched with high price tags are facing huge price drops. Many smartphones which had launched in $500-$700 price segment faced price drop below 500$ in 2-3 months after launch. This is good news for customers who willing to buy smartphone under 500$. To help you for make decision we come up with list of these best smartphones under $500:

1.OnePlus 5 – $479

Display: 5.5-inch with 1920 x 1080 resolution
Storage: 64GB, no micro SD
Camera: 16 MP and 20MP dual rear cameras,16 MP front camera Battery:3300mAh
OS: Android 7.1.1

OnePlus 5 is the best phone in this segment, but its’ only 64 GB version is under $500. It comes with the fastest current mobile processor, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, so no worries about performance. It supports OnePlus’ Dash Charge technology that can charge its battery from zero to over 50 percent in about a half hour.

2. Sony Xperia X – $499

Display: 5-inch with 1080 × 1920 resolution
Storage: 32GB, micro SD up to 256GB RAM:3GB
Camera: 16 MP
Battery: 2620 mAh
OS: Android 7.1.1
Launched with $899 price tag Xperia X price decreased to $499.The phone didn’t deserve such high price tag because of weak specifications like 2620 mAh battery. But now phone is worth to buy at this new price of $499.The phone come up with planned upgrade to Android 8.0 and Quick charge 2.0 feature.

3. iPhone 5s – $359

Display: 4-inch with 640 × 1136 resolution
Storage: 16/32/64 GB, no micro SD
Camera: 5 MP
Battery: 1560 mAh
OS: Android 7.1.1
If you are big fan of apple then iPhone 5s is for you. It comes up with good build quality. The phone has Apple A7 processor. The IOS 7 is pre-installed and upgradable to 11.0.2.In addition to above specifications the phone has Corning Gorilla Glass and oleophobic coating for protection.

4. Oppo F1S – $349

Display: 5.5-inch with 720 × 1280 resolution
Storage: 32GB, micro SD up to 256GB RAM:3GB
Camera: 16 MP
Battery: 3075 mAh
OS: Android 5.1
Oppo F1S comes up with excellent features and low attractive price tag. The phone has Mediatek MT6755 or MTK7650 processor. This is one of the big reason behind low price tag. Mediatek processors costs lesser than snapdragon processors. The phone has Gorilla glass 4 for protection.

5. Huawei Honor 8 – $300

Display: 5.2-inch with 1080 × 1920 resolution
Storage: 32GB, micro SD up to 256GB RAM:4GB
Camera: Dual 12 MP
Battery: 3000 mAh
OS: Android 6.0
Powered with HiSilicon Kirin 950 processor Huawei Honor 8 is major competitor is this segment. The Huawei firmware have some lags and issues, but still this phone deserves its place.

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