In a world where high end smartphones can cost £1,000 or more, many consumers want something that won’t break the bank. Luckily, there are tons of cheap Android phones to choose from that are more than suitable for average users.
The range of Android phones out there is enormous. That means you’re sure to find something to suit you perfectly – as long as you know what you’re looking for.
Here’s our guide to buying an Android phone, with advice about choosing the perfect handset for you and our pick of the best Android smartphones 2020 has to offer.
Moto E6: £74.79
The new Moto E6 is the phone that Motorola wants you to see as the ideal cheap phone alternative if you think the budget-focused Moto G7 costs too much, and the specs show it’s just that.
There’s only 16GB of storage available, but you can expand it with the help of a microSD card. The E6 runs Android Pie with Motorola’s light skin on top, which almost makes you feel you’re using a stock Android device. It’s definitely one of the best cheap phones you can get, although it’s not for everyone.
Samsung Galaxy A51: £279
A great, high-quality phone with a lot less bloatware than many. The fingerprint scanner works well, better than many flagship devices.
Camera quality is amazing, and audio is excellent. Recommended for anyone who is looking for a decent mobile phone at a reasonable price.
Moto G8: £211.43
- Up to three days of battery life on a single charge thanks to the massive 5000 mAh battery.
- Max Vision display. Bring games and movies to life on a vivid 6.4″ Full HD+ display.
- Blazing-fast performance. Feel your phone respond to every touch, tap, and swipe with an octa-core processor and 4 GB of RAM.
Nokia 7.2: £198.99
- Cameras – Triple camera setup including 48MP main camera and ZEISS Optics
- Display – 6.3″ Full HD+ screen with PureDisplay Real-time HDR conversion
- Battery – Energy-efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, plus AI-assisted Adaptive Battery
- Design – Multilayer coating for a smooth metallic finish and light-diffusing satin glass back