Last year brought us tones of changes to the mobile industry. The 2017 phone design trends included almost invisible bezels, ultra-sharp OLED displays and pro-like dual cameras. What’s particularly interesting, all those features weren’t reserved to only high-end flagship devices, as some of them come down to the budget phones. And with a new year just round the corner, a new generation of new handsets is waiting to revolutionize the mobile market.
Not so long ago low cost smartphones were hard to recommend. They delivered slow performance, got outdated design and were never offering the latest software. However, luckily for us – customers – the cheap phones segment of mobile market changed radically recently and right now we have a multiplicity of excellent low cost smartphones to choose among. Knowing that among us there are millions of budget-conscious customers, we prepared a compilation of the best not too cheap and not too expensive smartphones available to buy today. All of them offer great user experience and can be yours for less than $300.
Remember your first cell phone? Perhaps it’s the highest time to give your child their own very first shinny smartphone. If you’ve been considering that, Christmas shopping season may be the best time to fulfill your plans. Since the new year is just round the corner and it equals new smartphone premieres, retailers discount the this year’s releases so that to make some room for the upcoming stock. If a new kid-friendly smartphone is on your holiday shopping list, you should know what model deserves investing your hard-earned money. Stay with us, and read our compilation of the best smartphones for kids currently available on the market.
Since the year is almost over and the Christmas shopping season is upon us , it’s the highest time to take a close-up at the mobile market and make a compilation of the best smartphones of 2017. To help you find the best phone for your needs, we’ve compared hundreds of handsets in the scope of their productivity, entertainment, photography, design and value-for-money ratio.
Looking for a phone that will be easy on your budget? No worries, we got your back. Each day millions of mobile users search the market for a decent phone that won’t break the bank. Conscious of that, mobile manufacturers compete with each other to deliver the best option on a low budget. Knowing how much we all love savings, we did the market search and prepared a compilation of best dirt cheap phones to buy today.
Let’s be honest, sporting the Infinity Display, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 are beautiful, but simultaneously quite expensive gadgets. Therefore, although most Android fans desire them, not everyone can afford one. Thankfully, except for the pricy Galaxy S8 or the Note 8, Samsung makes some of the best affordable handsets too. This means that you don’t need to mortgage you house to get yourself a solid and good looking Galaxy smartphone. To help you locate them, Cheap Phones prepared a list of the best cheap Galaxy phones to purchase in 2017.
Let’s be honest. We, customers, don’t like wasting our money buying products that aren’t worth it. Smartphones and cell phones are no exception here. Trying to avoid disappointment purchase, we always ask ourselves whether it’s better to buy a new phone with mid-range specs, or an older generation model with high-end hardware? Note that in terms of smartphones which have short product cycles, “older” often means “released a few months ago”. Knowing how important good quality photos are for smartphone users, we decided to take a close-up at optics on phones below $500, searching for a handset with best camera parameters for the money.
Low cost carrier Page Plus is one of the prepaid subscribers operated by TracFone Wireless. Although you may not be familiar with the name, you surely heard of the company’s other brands, like NET10 Wireless, Straight Talk or Walmart Family Wireless. Page Plus seems to stand out of the other TracFone subsidiaries by offering best performance and rich selection of both phones and service plans.
Noticed that your current data allotment in your plan isn’t enough but your monthly charges are higher and higher? If so, then you should take a closer look at unlimited plans. Don’t worry you don’t need to bind yourself with a long-term contract, as many prepaid carriers deliver their own unlimited plans today. Here’s a brief presentation of Boost Mobile, Cricket and Metro PCS unlimited plans. Let’s take a closer look to see which of these prepaid carriers offer the best unlimited plan.
If you are following the mobile market for a while you’ve surely noticed tendency to rise prices in flagships smartphones. The top notch smartphones are getting better, faster and ynfirmore expensive each year. Released last year the Galaxy S7 debuted priced at $650, while the newest Galaxy S8 costs $750. Furthermore, if to believe the latest rumors the iPhone 8 might hit the market labeled with a MacBook-like pricing. Therefore, many of us prefer to buy a used phone than to ruin the budget with paying premium prices for new models.
Ting is not a typical service provider. It was the very first one carrier to offer the pay-for-what-you-use pricing policy. In addition to convenient payment structure, Ting surprisingly provides customers with decent selection of high-end smartphones and financing options that are missing in typical prepaid operators’ offer. So, if low monthly bill is your priority and have a cool phone, be sure that Ting will help you achieve your goal.
Apple iPhones and Samsung Galaxy handsets are undoubtedly some of the most popular smartphones on the market. However, except for an eye-catching design and high-end specs, they also feature a whooping price tag. This makes them out of reach of many of customers. The thing is that you don’t need to spend over $600 to enjoy premium smartphone experience. Wondering how? Here’s a short guide on how to find best cheap smartphone for you.
We all want to make our monthly bills lower. That’s a common thing for all of us addicted to phone calls. Conscious of that service providers are trying to cut down the price of their services using various technologies. One of such solutions is Wi-Fi calling service delivered by Google’s Project Fi. However, Google isn’t the first to offer such services. Republic Wireless had have offered Wi-Fi calling long before Google came up with that idea, from 1999 to be exact. But does Republic Wireless keep the given word? Here’s everything you may want to know about this low-cost carrier’s plans and most importantly if is worth it.
New online tool allows shoppers to check for free if the used phone they buy online is lost or stolen
Even if it didn’t happen to you personally, you’ve surely heard about someone, a friend or relative of yours, who bought a stolen phone online. The truth is that this may happen to everyone. If you want to avoid such a situation then the new app from CTIA, a nonprofit organization representing the US wireless communication industry, may come as a remedy for accidental purchase of stolen used phones.
Yesterday Verizon introduced its new unlimited plan which allows customers to get unlimited data, text and calls for just $80 per month. However, no matter how tempting the new deal may look like, it’s better to check and compare other limitless options the mobile market is full of. To make your purchase decision a bit easier we’ve prepared a special comparison of unlimited plans offered by Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint.
Picking up a new smartphone is one of the most exciting experiences for any smart technology enthusiasts. However, before you can fully enjoy all the cool features, there are a few things you need to do, such as decide on a carrier, choose a plan, and most importantly, activate the device. Sprint, like other service providers, allows customers to activate their phones in a couple of ways. This is how you can do it without getting off the couch.
Buying a new phone is lots of fun, for the most part, anyway. Just imagine opening the box, taking your shining dream phone out and then having hours of pure joy of testing and experimenting. Even buying used or refurbished devices is a very pleasant experience. However, there’s one very important step you have to take before you can start using your phone – the handset must be activated or else you won’t be able to do a thing. This is how you can active your phone on Verizon.
With two-year contracts gone, it’s now so much easier to upgrade to a new phone. You can do so every year or in some instances even more often than that. Most users are over the moon about this but there is a dark side to frequent upgrades. Unless you trade in your old phone, which is not always required by the way, chances are that you already have a pile of old devices you will no longer use. Tossed aside and forgotten, they gather dust in a far corner of a drawer until one day you decide to do spring cleaning and get rid of your old stuff. Your first impulse might be to throw everything in a trashcan but it’s not a good idea. If you want to do something good with your old used phone, here’s a responsible way to dispose of it.
The end of the year is traditionally the time when we sum up the last 12 months to see what went great and what’s better to forget. We do this with regard to basically all aspects of our life and as it happens, smart technology has become its integral part so it deserves a special evaluation as well. 2016 was very prolific in smartphones. Some devices were great, just as expected, others not so much. You could probably find a model or two that should have never been launched and a few handsets which should go down in history at the coolest phones released in 2016. Since we are pretty positive folks, let’s focus on the latter.
More and more customers are choosing to buy holiday’s gifts online rather than go to a brick and mortar stores and it’s no wonder. This method of shopping is easy, very convenient and save time. The selection of products is virtually limitless and you don’t even have to leave your house to pick up the item – it will be shipped to you, in some cases at no additional cost. However, many people forget that in addition to all the benefits of online shopping, there are also many dangers such as identity theft. Holiday season is the time when customers shop more and yet are less careful since they have other things on their mind. Here’s a short guide on how to shop online this holiday season and don’t get screwed.