When it comes to smartphones, not everyone is after the fancy upgrades like DSLR-quality imaging system and high-end buttery smooth display. It’s because they usually come with a hefty price tag. Some just want a decent and affordable mobile phone that can keep up with their daily tasks like texting, making calls, surfing the internet or taking a regular photo.
If you’re one of them, below are some of the best budget phones from Telstra, Nokia, Alcatel, LG and Huawei that are the best bang for your buck. Most of these are still on sale so better grab our sweet deals before they’re all gone.
With an Android 10 Go OS, a powerful quad-core processor and a 5.5" 18:9 screen, the Telstra Essential Plus 3 has all your smartphone needs covered. The Essential Plus 3 features a 8MP rear camera with LED flash, 5MP front facing camera with LCDflash as well as 16GB storage.
Nokia's most affordable Android One smartphone. Discover the power of AI on Nokia 2.3 with Android One. It lasts up to 2 days with Adaptive Battery technology, takes epic shots with AI imaging – even in low light – and unlocks with a glance. It also brings great stories to life on the impressive 6.2" HD+ screen. Plus, its ready for Android 10 and beyond so you can look forward to 2 years of software upgrades and 3 years of security – all within an easy-to-use, intuitive and customisable pure Android experience.
6.1" HD+ crystal clear screen. Blue Tick certified offering better coverage in rural and regional areas. Enhanced RF for the Telstra 4GX network with VoLTE (4G Voice Calling), ViLTE (4G Video Calling). Powered by Android 9 Pie.