The Best Cheap Android Phones Of 2018 (Buyer’s Guide)

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Look for the TOP list below, where you can find the best cheap android phones available in this year. Every cheap android phones from this list can be bought on the marketplace.

People who are looking for the best cheap android phones possible can use our list, based on an extended market research. We have picked ten cheap android phones with the highest rating to help you choose a product with the best value.

Our Pick: Top 9 Cheap Android Phones of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
4.8
Blu Advance A4 -unlocked Dual Sim Smartphone 1. Blu Advance A4 -unlocked Dual Sim Smartphone
8gb internal memory 512mb ram micro sd up to 64gb.
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4.5
BLU Studio X8 HD 2. BLU Studio X8 HD
This device accepts 2g gsm sim cards only (e.
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4.3
Unlocked Cell Phones 3. Unlocked Cell Phones
Strong beauty mode of x20 is a great feature for you to take selfies with your friends.
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4.3
Unlocked Smartphones 4. Unlocked Smartphones
1gb+16gb storage, x53 adopts a quad-core processor and 1gb ram and 16gb rom inside driving the phone with speedy operation.
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3.8
Plum Compass 4g Lte Gsm Unlocked Smart Cell Phone 5. Plum Compass 4g Lte Gsm Unlocked Smart Cell Phone
Mali-400 gpu, 8gb memory, 1gb ram, micro sd slot up to 32gb.
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3.5
Plum 5 Unlocked Smart Cell Phone 6. Plum 5 Unlocked Smart Cell Phone
8gb memory.
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3.3
Unlocked Cell Phones 7. Unlocked Cell Phones
8gb internal memory 512m ram micro sd up to 32gb.
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3.3
Unlocked Cell Phones 8. Unlocked Cell Phones (Highest Performance)
Powered by a media tek mt6580 quad-core processor with optimization of power consumption, x5 is 30% power-saving, handing video gaming or other heavy taskes without any crush.
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2.8
Unlocked Cell Phones 9. Unlocked Cell Phones
Doogee x20 is originally installed android 7.0 system which delivers plenty major improvements for better customization and using experience.
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Design
5/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
BLU A130Q BLACK 5.1 x 0.5 x 2.7 inches 9.9 ounces
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8gb internal memory 512mb ram micro sd up to 64gb. Gsm quad band 3g(850/1700/1900/2100): USA compatibility nationwide on all gsm networks including at&t, t-mobile, cricket, metropcs, straight talk, and others. Purchase any qualifying 2017 blu smartphone for your chance to win a trip of a lifetime. Mediatek 1.3 ghz dual core 6570 processor with mali-400 gpu. 4.0″ capacitive touchscreen display: 5mp main camera with flash and 2mp front camera with flash.

 

 
The good
8gb internal memory 512mb ram micro sd up
Mediatek 1.3 ghz dual core 6570 processor
4.0″ capacitive touchscreen display
Purchase any qualifying 2017 blu smartphone
The bad
It is impossible to find any flaws in this product.
 

 

 
№ 2. BLU Studio X8 HD, 5.0 Gsm Unlocked Smartphone -white
 

Design
5/5
 

Size
3/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
BLU S530X WHITE 5.7 x 0.3 x 2.8 inches 8.8 ounces
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Gsm quad band 2g (850/900/1800/1900). This device accepts 2g gsm sim cards only (e., nationwide on t-mobile, straight talk, simple mobile, etc. This device will not work with 3g-only providers (e., verizon, sprint, boost, pageplus, etc. 5.0 hd display with ips technology; 5mp main camera + 5mp front camera. Unlocked dual sim smartphone, android 4.4 kit kat. Connectivity- bluetooth and micro usb v2.0. Meditatek 1.4 ghz octa-core processor gpu arm mali 450; 4gb internal memory 512mb ram micro sd up to 64gb.

 

 
The good
5.0 hd display
Unlocked dual sim smartphone
This device accepts 2g gsm sim cards only
Meditatek 1.4 ghz octa-core processor gpu arm mali 450
The bad
It is too easy to scratch.
 

What do I have to do to receive a refund for a cheap android phones?

Marketplace offers have a customer-friendly return policy. It allows buyers to return most of the products, including cheap android phones. If there are any problems with your cheap android phones, contact the customer support team of the marketplace and describe your situation. Nevertheless, we recommend you carefully read the description of a cheap android phones before buying it.

 

 
№ 3. Unlocked Cell Phones, Doogee X20 Gsm Smartphone Unlocked Android 7.0-5.0 Hd Ips Display, 1gb Ram+16gb Rom, 5mp Dual Cameras, 3g Unlocked Phones, Gold
 

Design
5/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Doogee 5.7 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches 11 ounces
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3g network & android 7.0 system: mt6580-1.5ghz delivers plenty major improvements for better customization and using experience. Unlocked cell phones support wi-fi/gps/bluetooth/ota; bands: 2g (gsm: 850/900/1800/1900mhz).3g (wcdma: 850/1900/2100mhz); support gsm version like at&t and t-mobile, but will not work with cdma carriers like verizon, sprint. Selfies & record with 1080p: strong beauty mode of x20 is a great feature for you to take selfies with your friends. Recording with 1080p of x20 enable you to record the detailed views and people for your wonderful life time. Quad core processor: 1gb ram + 16gb rom and powerful quad core processor ensures the x20 run with outstanding performance and low consumption. Memory can be extended to 64gb with micro card or t-flash card. Brilliant appearance: with the color of obsidian black, antique silver and champagne gold and metallic body, x20 can always be your decent representative. It is designed to be the best size that make you comfortable.

Powerful camera: the dual 5.0 mp rear cameras with panorama mode enable x20 to capture the distinctive views. 86 wide angle of the front camera ensure that you will enjoy taking selfies with your beloved one, and everyone can get involved.

 

 
The good
3g network & android 7.0 system
Quad core processor
Brilliant appearance
Powerful camera
Selfies & record with 1080p
The bad
Does not offer enough features for such a high price.
 

What is the most important choice criteria of a cheap android phones?

Material is among the most significant factors of any cheap android phones. Good cheap android phones are made from long-lasting and cleanable materials. If you want to buy a product that will serve you for years, do not be greedy and buy an expensive model from a reliable brand — only the best materials are used in such products.

 

 
№ 4. Unlocked Smartphones, Doogee X53 18:9 Screen Ratio 5.3 Full-view Display, Android 7.0 Dual Sim 3g Phones Unlocked- 1gb Ram + 16gb Rom, Dual 5mp Camera, Unlocked Cell Phones, Silver
 

Design
5/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Doogee 0.3 x 2.8 x 5.8 inches 9.8 ounces
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Dual 5mp camera, dual 5mp cameras are employed to the back with one lens of featuring f/1.8 aperture and 100 wide-angle. Sharp and stunning photos shot by x53 will freeze the meaningful moments to be the immortal memories. 18: 9 full-view screen, inserted with a 5.3-inch screen in 18: 9 aspect ratio, x53 now provides a wider vision compared to ordinary 16: 9 phone. The nearly borderless display makes playing games or watching movies be totally immersive. 1gb+16gb storage, x53 adopts a quad-core processor and 1gb ram and 16gb rom inside driving the phone with speedy operation. X53 is more than adequate for playing games and watching movies. Also it can support tf card to 64gb. Long battery and smart button, doogee x53 comes with 2200mah battery and newest android 7.0 nougat system, taking up smaller memory, lower power consumption. One smart button located on the right edge of x53 is introduced for better using experience. To achieve one-key power saver or one-key acceleration instantly, user just needs one press to the smart button. Say goodbye to the laggy smartphone and welcome the magic.

3g network, unlocked smartphone with gsm 3g network: 2g (gsm: b2/3/5/8).3g (wcdma: b1/8), support gsm version like at&t and t-mobile, cricket, metropcs, straight talk etc. Will not work with cdma carriers (verizon, sprint, boost, pageplus). Please check your cellular carrier networks and frequency bands before purchasing. Attention: please open the back cover of the phone and remove the insulating paper first when you re ready to charge for it.

 

 
The good
1gb+16gb storage
Long battery
Dual 5mp camera
The bad
Works great, but it is too big for a small apartment.
 

What happens if I get a wrong item instead of the chosen cheap android phones?

Receiving your money back or replacing the wrong item is very simple. Do not be afraid to buy cheap android phones from this marketplace — most of its users never had any problems with the website. The support team of marketplace is very friendly towards the clients, so you will not lose your money even if something wrong happens with your order.

 

 
№ 5. Plum Compass 4g Lte Gsm Unlocked Smart Cell Phone 5 Display Android 7.0 Quad Core 8+5 Mp Camera
 

Design
2/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
Plum Z517BLK 5.8 x 0.6 x 3 inches 9.8 ounces
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Works with at&t, t-mobile, metro pcs, simple mobile, tracfone, cricket wireless, net10, speedtalk, straight talk, telcel america, lyca, go smart, h2o wireless, puretalk usa, walmart family mobile etc. Mali-400 gpu.8gb memory.1gb ram, micro sd slot up to 32gb. Phone, wall adapter, charging cable, headphones, manual, battery.1 year USA warranty unlimited lifetime support – call 305.640.1803 / email USA at support plum-mobile. 8 mpx camera + 5 mpx front camera, led flash, wi-fi, hotspot, bluetooth, gps, fm radio, loudspeaker.2100 mah battery.22 hours use time. 5″ display, unlocked 4g lte gsm 1.3 quad-band dual sim USA & worldwide android 7.0 nougat.

 

 
The good
8 mpx camera + 5 mpx front camera
Mali-400 gpu.8gb memory.1gb ram
Whats’s in the box
The bad
Not recommended for daily use.
 

 

 
№ 6. Plum 5 Unlocked Smart Cell Phone 4g Gsm Android 6.1 Quad Core 8+1 Gb Memory 8 Mpx Camera Global Ready, Rose Gold
 

Design
2/5
 

Size
3/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Plum Z516ROSEGOLD 5.8 x 0.4 x 2.9 inches 11.2 ounces
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5″ hd display – 8mpx camera – 2 mpx front camera – android 6.1 marshmallow – dual sim quad band world phone. 2000 mah battery – 14 hour talk time – 900 hours stand by time. Att, tmobile, metro pcs, simple mobile, tracfone, cricket wireless, net10, speedtalk, straight talk, telcel america, lyca, go smart, h2o wireless, puretalk usa, walmart family mobile and all gsm networks worldwide. 1.3 ghz quad core processor – 8gb memory – 1gb ram – micro sd slot 64 gb. Works with at&t, t-mobile, metro pcs, simple mobile, tracfone, cricket wireless, net10, speed talk, straight talk, telcel america, lyca, go smart, h2o wireless, puretalk usa.

 

 
The good
1.3 ghz quad core processor
5″ hd display
2000 mah battery
The bad
Looks awful.
 

 

 
№ 7. Unlocked Cell Phones, Doogee X10 Smartphone Unlocked Android 6.0-5.0 Inch Ips Display, 3360mah Battery, 8gb Rom, 5mp Camera, 3g Unlocked Phones, Black
 

Design
3/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Durability
2/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Doogee 5.8 x 0.4 x 2.9 inches 11 ounces
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Long lasting 3360 mah battery with triple slots (unlocked dual sim standby (micro sims) and micro sd card. 8gb internal memory 512m ram micro sd up to 32gb; mediatek 6570 1.3ghz with mali-400gpu and android 6.0 marshmallow. Compatible with gsm only 3g networks including at&t, t-mobile and cellular network providers utilizing gsm. This device is not compatible with cdma networks such as: verizon, sprint, and USA cellular. 5.0 hd display with ips with metal frame; 5mp main camera with led flash + 2mp front camera with facial beauty mode. Attention: please remove the insulating film from the battery terminal before you turn it on for the first time.

 

 
The good
5.0 hd display
Long lasting 3360 mah battery
8gb internal memory 512m ram micro sd up
The bad
The built quality is terrible.
 

 

 
№ 8. Unlocked Cell Phones, Doogee X5 Dual Sim Smartphones, 5.0 Hd Ips Display, Android 6.0, Mt6580 Quad Core, 1gb Ram+8gb Rom, 5mp Camera, Gsm Unlocked Phone International, Black(no Ads)
 

Design
5/5
 

Size
3/5
 

Durability
2/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Doogee DOOGEE US-X5-BLACK 5.6 x 0.3 x 2.8 inches 10.4 ounces
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Power-saving cpu,: powered by a media tek mt6580 quad-core processor with optimization of power consumption, x5 is 30% power-saving, handing video gaming or other heavy taskes without any crush; android 6.0 operation system and 1gb ram+8gb rom. Box sound cavity,: x5 has an independent sound cavity that is more enclosed in structure and is airtight. Energy produced by the loudspeaker becomes more concentrated and sound can be comparatively more powerful. 5.0″ hd display & minimalist style,: with a 1280.720 resolution, the 5-inch display delivers a superior viewing experience with rich colors and sharp images. Following a minimalist style with black and white body, it agrees with both the young and business people.

Gsm international version,: unlocked cell phones are compatible with gsm carriers such as at&t and t-mobile, but are not compatible with cdma carriers such as verizon and sprint; band support: 2g: gsm 850/900/1800/1900mhz.3g: wcdma 850/1900/2100mhz. Cnc fine engraving,: all the holes of the doogee x5 are processed with cnc engraving machines, removing any imperfections and revealing a fawless, high precision body. Having a handsome back with appropriate curves and edges, holding it in hand, it feels neither slippery nor rough.

 

 
The good
Power-saving cpu
Box sound cavity
5.0″ hd display & minimalist style
Gsm international version
Cnc fine engraving
The bad
Not suitable for frequent use because it is hard to maintain.
 

 

 
№ 9. Unlocked Cell Phones, Doogee X20 Cell Phones Unlocked Android 7.0-5.0 Inch Hd Ips Display, Mt6580 Processor, 2gb Ram +16gb Rom, 2mp+ Dual 5mp Camera, 3g Unlocked Smartphones, Silver
 

Design
2/5
 

Size
2/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
2.8
Doogee DOOGEE US-X20(2+16)-Silver 5.8 x 0.8 x 2.8 inches 10.4 ounces
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Network carrier: unlocked cell phones are compatible with gsm carrier such as at&t and t-mobile, but are not compatible with cdma carriers such as verizon and sprint. Please check if your gsm cellular carrier supports the bands for this model before purchasing.3g bands: wcdma 850/1900/2100mhz.2g bands: gsm 850/900/1800/1900mhz. Powerful camera: the dual 5.0 mp rear cameras with panorama mode enable x20 to capture the distinctive views. 86 wide angle of the front camera ensure that you will enjoy taking selfies with your beloved one, and everyone can get involved. Quad core processor: 2gb ram + 16gb rom and powerful quad core processor ensures the x20 run with outstanding performance and low consumption. Memory can be extended to 64gb with micro card or t-flash card. Selfies & record with 1080p: strong beauty mode of x20 is a great feature for you to take selfies with your friends. You will realize how good-looking you can be. Recording with 1080p of x20 enable you to record the detailed views and people for your wonderful life time.

Brilliant appearance with android 7.0 system: doogee x20 is originally installed android 7.0 system which delivers plenty major improvements for better customization and using experience. With the color of obsidian black, antique silver and champagne gold and metallic body, x20 can always be your decent representative.

 

 
The good
Powerful camera
Selfies & record with 1080p
Quad core processor
Brilliant appearance with android 7.0 system
Network carrier
The bad
Inconvenient to use.
 

What is the required sum for a good cheap android phones?

In the most cases, the higher cost of a cheap android phones means that it is a good and reliable product. This rule is not always applied, but it is suitable for most of the models. Of course, you can save some money and choose a cheap cheap android phones, but we do not recommend you to do it.

What is the minimum allowable warranty period for a cheap android phones?

We recommend you to purchase cheap android phones with a two-year or longer warranty period. Two years is the optimal lifetime of a decent cheap android phones. Instead of paying extra money for a lifetime warranty, buy a cheaper cheap android phones and replace it after a year or two.

How much money does a good cheap android phones cost?

Obviously, the price of a cheap android phones is one the most important factors and you should take it into account. In most cases, the higher the cost the better the quality. Despite that, you need to consider all specification of a cheap android phones if you want to get the most value out of your money. Many cheap cheap android phones can compete with their more expensive counterparts.

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