5 Best Smartphones Under $500 in 2016: Nexus 6P, Moto G4, OnePlus 3 And More

The tech market is flooded with smartphones in all price segments and users preferences. This makes it hard to find the right smartphone in your budget range, as it is hard to keep up with the frequently launched new devices. Let us help you in choosing a smartphone, that will suit your budget perfectly. Here are some of the Best Smartphones To Buy Under $500:

1. Apple iPhone 6

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The iPhone 6 was launched back in September 2014. However, with the launch of new iPhone 7 models, it has received significant price cuts. The popular device is still quite competitive to fulfill your modern requirements. It sports a 4.7-inch display with a resolution of 750 x 1,334 pixels.

The Apple iPhone 6 is powered by an A8 processor and 1 GB of RAM. While Apple is not selling the iPhone 6 from its official website, it is easily available via other retailers. For example, the Straight Talk Apple iPhone 6 16GB is available on Walmart at $399.

2. Nexus 6P

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While Google has moved away from the Nexus brand with the launch of Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, the Nexus 6P is still one of better smartphones in the market. The USPs of the device include a 5.7-inch screen with a 2K resolution, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 3GB of RAM, and the latest Android N update. In US, the 32GB, 64GB and 128GB models of the Nexus 6P are available [via Amazon] at $469.99, $598, and $599, respectively.

3. Moto G4

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Moto G4 is one of the most popular smartphones in the market. It sports a 5.5-inch display with full HD resolution. The durable smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor along with 2GB of RAM. It is available via Amazon at $199.99 / $229.99 for 32GB / 64GB variants.

4. OnePlus 3

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Touted as the ‘flagship killer’, the OnePlus 3 is one of the most powerful smartphones in the market under $500. It sports a 5.5-inch display with Full HD resolution. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor along with 6 GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. In the US, the OnePlus 3 is priced at $399.

5. Huawei Mate 8

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While the Honor brand hasn’t had many takers in the US, certain Huawei devices have managed to grab the attention of US customers, thanks to their premium design and powerful specs. The Huawei Mate 8 sports a 6-inch display with full HD resolution. It is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 950 processor along with 4 GB of RAM. The Mate 8 is available with 32 GB / 64 GB / 128 GB internal memory options. Amazon is selling the 32 GB Mate 8 for $434.99.

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