Powerful smartphones offering a wide range of both ease of accessibility and superb functionality are a must have in the ever fast-moving world. We are always busy creating forms of art, talking business, and bonding with loved ones on our smartphones. However, quite often we are torn between super expensive smartphones that break the bank but comes with everything and cheap phones that work on our nerves rather than work properly as they should.
If you can’t decide which way to go, we have compiled a list of 5 powerful smartphones that just get the job done. They are useful, user-friendly, without making you go hungry for several months after purchase.
- HTC U Play
Starting at $521, the HTC U Play sports a 1080p resolution on a 5.2-inch display. It’s compact but powerful with a 3GB RAM on 32GB storage or 4GB RAM on 64GB storage.
The 16MP camera features face detection, panorama, auto HDR, and records 1080p videos at 30fps. The smartphone has a beautiful design and carries powerful tools for editing and video-making. The battery life isn’t exactly that great, but the functionality and ease of use at this price range are worth the consideration.
This smartphone is lightweight and much more affordable than its siblings. Has fingerprint sensor, gets the entire job done in a beautiful plastic body that comes in Brilliant Black, Cosmetic Pink, Ice White, and Sapphire Blue.
- Moto G5 Plus
One of Motorola’s beloved release, the Moto G5 Plus starts at $333 for a 2GB RAM and 32GB storage model. At such an affordable price the smartphone is packed full of powerful features that make it a reliable companion. The aluminium body is beautifully designed to have a minimalistically sleek look.
It boasts a powerful camera which captures 4K Ultra HD videos at 30fps. With Dual Autofocus Pixels, it creates stunning day and night pictures captured at a faster rate than previously released models.
It also offers various tools for a fun and easy video-making. TurboPower technology allows for a super-fast charging and the battery life itself lasts all day long. Has a fingerprint sensor and comes in Lunar Gray, Fine Gold, and Blue Sapphire.
- Huawei Nova 2
Everything you could ever want in a smartphone, packed into one slim, lightweight Nova 2 starting at $383. Its 20MP front camera captures stunning selfies like you’ve never imagined you could. Dual cameras at the back allow for a capture of broad landscapes. One camera can zoom at far away objects while the other focuses on colour and brightness.
They work very well under low light as well. It works on 4GB RAM on 64GB storage, has a stylishly strong aluminium body, and stereo theatre-quality speakers. Battery consumption is considerably low too despite its many amazing features. Huawei Nova 2 is probably the most fun yet powerfully affordable smartphones on our list. Has a fingerprint sensor and comes in Aurora Blue, Grass Green, Streamer Gold, Obsidian Black, and Rose Gold.
- Oppo F5
Starting at $336, the Oppo F5 boasts a 16MP rear camera and 20MP front camera. The selfies-master smartphone creates beautiful selfies even in lowlights. The AI-powered beautification tools also result in stunning selfies photos that are effortlessly achievable.
The large screen with borderless look gives a nice gaming experience. Battery life is on the well-performing side considering the 4GB RAM on 32GB storage and large display. Although the screen is extra, the body is slim and feels nice on the grip. The smartphone has many features that are inspired by the iOS. Has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and comes in Black, Gold and Red (64GB).
- iPhone SE
The list wouldn’t be complete without the mention of iPhone SE. Notably, the cheapest iPhone on the market now starting at $469 it is lightweight yet super powerful. IPhone SE runs on the same chip that powers iPhone 6S, also comes in that loveable rose pink color iPhone 6 series are known for. While the body looks everything like the iPhone 5 series, its capabilities are far superior.
The camera captures 4K video at 30fps & 60fps with the 12MP camera. With iPhone SE you get all the hottest features, in the iconic old-school iPhone incarnation. Has fingerprint sensor and comes in Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, and Space Gray.