The best smartphones price-quality 2020: top rating

Let’s look at smartphones, the best in terms of price and quality. This list includes, as a rule, relatively inexpensive devices, as well as mid-range smartphones. At the same time, we added budget touch-sensitive devices – there is a good choice on the market. We hope you enjoy our selection.

Apple iPhone Xr 64GB

Surprised? We, too. Why did this smartphone even get on our list? It’s simple: if you want a flagship with a cool camera, a screen, a stylish and recognizable design, and even from Apple, be sure to consider buying an iPhone Xr. And yet – this is the cheapest new generation iPhone with a FullView display.

The smartphone is well recognized, a choice of several bright colors of the case, including blue and even coral. Do not let the single main camera bother you – it shoots superbly and is able to give odds to some “multi-camera” flagships.

A 6.1-inch display with a resolution of 1792 × 828 pixels is installed, and this is an IPS matrix. You will also find the powerful Apple A12 Bionic processor, support for fast and wireless charging, Face ID, IP67 water protection.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.1 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1792 × 828
  • Weight: 194g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2 (eSIM)
  • Processor: Apple A12 Bionic
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2942 mAh
  • Rear camera: 12 MP
  • Front camera: 7 MP
  • Memory card support: no

Xiaomi Mi 9T 6 / 64GB

Notice how often the so-called frameless smartphones began to meet, in the display of which there is not even a cutout for the camera and sensors? Xiaomi Mi 9T is just one of these, and perhaps it has become thanks to the front camera, which hides inside the case and leaves with the mechanism if necessary.

For relatively little money, the buyer gets an excellent 6.39-inch display, a cool case design, a very powerful platform based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 chipset and 6 GB of RAM, a capacious 4000 mAh battery with support for fast charging, a fingerprint sensor on the screen.

A triple main camera is installed: the main module, wide-angle and telephoto. It shoots very well for its price segment.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.39 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 191g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 48/8/13 MP
  • Front camera: 20 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Honor 20 6 / 128GB

Formally, this is the flagship from Honor, but relative to other flagships is simpler (for example, when compared with the Huawei P30 Pro). However, the Honor 20 costs much less. What is no reason to save?

It looks very cool, the front camera “inserted” into the display looks especially unusual. The latter has a diagonal of 6.26 inches and a high resolution of 2340 × 1080 pixels.

Honor 20 received its flagship HiSilicon Kirin 980 chip of its own production, as well as 6 GB of RAM. The battery capacity is 3750 mAh, there is support for fast charging. Fingerprint Scanner – in the side shutdown key.

The camera consists of 4 modules: the main, wide-angle, for bokeh and for macro. Takes off very well.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.26 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 174g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 980
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3750 mAh
  • Rear camera: four 48/16/2/2 MP modules
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Memory card support: no

Meizu M8

If you are looking for an inexpensive budget smartphone, you can turn your attention to the Meizu M8. One of its most interesting features is an all-metal case (most manufacturers in most cases use glass or plastic).

Here you will find a 5.7-inch display, a proven 8-core Mediatek Helio P22 processor (MT6762V), 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM, a dual main camera (shoots well – with your own money, so to speak), a fingerprint scanner and Face Unlock).

Battery capacity – 3100 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 × 720
  • Weight: 159g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Mediatek Helio P22 (MT6762V)
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3100 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/5 MP
  • Front camera: 5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Samsung Galaxy A30s 32GB

A hit from Samsung, which some time ago underwent an update.

The design of the smartphone has changed little, but completely new colors have appeared. The trained eye will also note the absence of a fingerprint sensor on the back cover – now it is in the screen.

The rear camera has also changed – it used to be double, now it has become triple: the main module, wide-angle, depth sensor. It is noteworthy that according to the characteristics the camera is similar to that on the older A50 model – probably, it was borrowed from her.

The screen size is 6.4 inches, the chip is Exynos 7904, the memory is 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal. There is even an NFC chip!

  • Screen diagonal: 6.4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1560 × 720
  • Weight: 169g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 7904
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 25/5/8 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 4 / 64GB

Another hit from Xiaomi. What is hit about it?

It’s worth starting with the design – Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 looks great, and “live” it looks many times better than in the photo. Cameras are of a very high level for this price class. So, the rear camera consists of four modules (main, wide-angle, depth sensor and for macro), it shoots very, very cool.

We note an excellent 6.3-inch display (IPS) with high resolution, a powerful 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset and 4 GB of RAM in this version, a capacious 4000 mAh battery with support for fast charging.

You can only visit for the lack of an NFC module.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.3 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 190g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: four 48/8/2/2 MP modules
  • Front camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Huawei P30

If you want to get a flagship smartphone with a cool camera, you could recommend the Huawei P30 Pro, but its cost is high. But you can save money by buying the Huawei P30.

This smartphone is smaller, the diagonal of its screen is 6.1 inches, but the quality of the matrix is ​​excellent. There is water protection (IP53), a 3650 mAh battery with support for fast charging, a cool design in the style of the older version of the P30 Pro.

As for the main camera, it lost the ToF module, the hybrid zoom is simpler – 5x. But the modules themselves are very similar: the main, wide-angle, telephoto lens. They are, of course, simpler, but the level of photos received is still very high even for their class.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.1 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 165g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 980
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3650 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 40/16/8 MP
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

ZTE Blade V10 Vita 3 / 64GB

A very good option for the money. The smartphone looks nice, and especially the version with gradient colors (pictured).

Blade V10 Vita has a 6.26-inch display with a resolution of 1520 × 720 pixels, a budget 8-core Unisoc SC9863A processor, 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory, a dual main camera, a 3200 mAh battery, a fingerprint sensor on the back cover.

Users note the design, the presence of an NFC module, a good camera for their money, normal battery life.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.26 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Unisoc SC9863A
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3200 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 13/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Samsung Galaxy S10e 6 / 128GB

This is Samsung’s flagship, but the cheapest in its lineup. And if you want to get an excellent camera phone for relatively little money, be sure to look at the Galaxy S10e.

The main camera here is the same as on the S10 and S10 + (wide-angle and ultra-wide-angle module), but there is no third sensor – telephoto.

Among other differences: a screen with a diagonal of 5.8 inches, a fingerprint scanner, which is located in the shutdown key, the presence of unusual shades like lemon. But the Galaxy S10e also has support for fast and wireless charging, the same powerful Exynos 9820 processor.

  • Dimensions (WxHxT): 69.9 × 142.2 × 7.9 mm
  • Screen diagonal: 5.8 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2280 × 1080
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Exynos 9820
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3100 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 16/12 MP
  • Front camera: 10 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite 6 / 64GB

Another version of Mi 9, only in “lite” form.

As you can see, Mi 9 Lite is very similar to the flagship Mi 9, however it has different colors, simpler specifications and, of course, lower cost.

It has a 6.39-inch high-resolution display that is very decent for its class with a triple rear camera (main module, ultra-wide and depth sensor), a powerful platform based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset and 6 GB of RAM, 4030 battery with fast charge support , fingerprint sensor in the display.

We were also surprised by the notification indicator, which is located in the Xiaomi logo on the back cover!

  • Screen diagonal: 6.39 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 179g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4030 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 48/8/2 MP
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Honor 9X 4 / 128GB

A new smartphone from Honor with a retractable camera, thanks to which the screen completely got rid of cutouts. The camera appears from the bowels of the body, if necessary.

The Honor 9X has a rather large 6.59-inch display with a resolution of 2340 × 1080 pixels, a proven 8-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 processor and 4 GB of RAM, a capacious 4000 mAh battery with support for fast charging, an NFC module, a fingerprint sensor on the back cover . There is also a dual main camera..

  • Screen diagonal: 6.59 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 197g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 48/2 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Nokia 4.2 3 / 32GB Android One

Budget smartphone from Nokia, which has several important features at once.

Firstly, this smartphone is part of the Android One program, and therefore works on the basis of the stock version of Android. Secondly, despite the budget, here you will find the NFC module. Thirdly, a call button for Google’s voice assistant appeared on the side face – for some, this is important.

Nokia 4.2 got a platform based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chip and 3 GB of RAM, dual camera, 5.71-inch display, cool case design, 3000 mAh battery.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.71 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 161g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 13/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Redmi 8 3 / 32GB

Xiaomi continues to produce low-cost, but at the same time very cool smartphones. And the new Redmi 8 is another confirmation of this..

Design! Agree, Redmi 8 looks very cool (the black color of the case is not bad, but still boring in our opinion, so we would prefer bright colors). It has a good 6.22-inch display, a good dual camera, a fingerprint scanner, and most importantly – a powerful 5000 mAh battery with support for fast charging!

The platform consists of 3 GB of RAM in this version and Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor. Not the most powerful solution, but, as experts say, Snapdragon 439 is the level of the previous Snapdragon 625.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.22 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 188g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Meizu Note 8 4 / 64GB

Like the M8 model, Meizu Note 8 has an all-metal body – it glides less and cools your hand nicely. And this is a budget smartphone, imagine.

Note 8 received a 6-inch display with a high resolution of 2160 × 1080 pixels, a proven Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 octa-core processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM, a 3600 mAh battery with fast charge support, a dual main camera and a fingerprint reader on back cover.

A choice of several body colors, including classic black.

  • Screen diagonal: 6 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2160 × 1080
  • Weight: 168g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3600 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/5 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Huawei P smart Z 4 / 64GB

Do not be surprised that the Huawei P smart Z is so similar to the Honor 9X in its characteristics – both brands belong to the same company..

Here, a similar 6.59-inch high-resolution matrix, HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM, a 4000 mAh battery, a fingerprint sensor.

And what is different is the main camera – it is also dual, but the main module received a resolution of 16 MP against 48 MP. It shoots well, but this concerns primarily shooting in the afternoon.

And of course, the P smart Z has a retractable front camera.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.59 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 197g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 16/2 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Vivo V17 Neo 128GB

A smartphone from the already well-known company Vivo. It looks very cool, and first of all it concerns the device in blue.

It received a 6.38-inch high-resolution display, a MediaTek Helio P65 processor and 6 GB of RAM. The rear camera is triple (main module, ultra-wide and depth sensor), it shoots well for your money. We also note the wide possibilities of photo correction of the front camera.

A powerful 4500 mAh battery with support for fast charging is installed, a fingerprint reader is in the display.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.38 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 179g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P65
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4500 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 16/8/2 MP
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes