Winter is coming, not in Westeros but in the Northern Hemisphere, unfortunately, we can say the same about the smartphone prices. So, if you’re not willing to break the bank or take a loan to buy a new handset, here we prepared a list of the best Chinese smartphones under USD 150.
1. REALME NARZO 30A
The Realme Narzo 30A is probably the best smartphone on sale for under USD 150. The device comes with the powerful MediaTek Helio G85; along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage that can be expandable through microSD.
This SoC powers a large 6.5-inch IPS LCD screen with HD+ resolution. On the optics, we have a 13MP main camera paired with a 2MP black and white sensor on the back, while in a notch at the front we have an 8MP selfie snapper.
The device is fueled by an extra-large 6000mAh capacity battery with support for 18W fast charging; it has a 3.5mm audio jack and a rear fingerprint scanner.
2. REDMI NOTE 8 2021
The Redmi Note 8 2021 is another great device on this list, coming with the same MediaTek Helio G85 CPU; along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
The Note 8 2021 by Redmi has a smaller 6.3-inch IPS display sporting Full HD+ resolution; accompanied by a waterdrop notch with a 13MP snapper. On the back, there’s a 48MP main camera; paired with an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro camera a 2MP depth sensor.
The device is fueled by a relatively small 4000 mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. Other features include a 3.5mm audio jack, infrared emitter and runs MIUI 12 based.
3. ULEFONE NOTE 12P
The Ulefone Note 12P is a great option for users that consume content as it features a large 6.82-inch display paired with a massive 7700mAh capacity battery.
The handset is powered by a Unisoc SC9863A chipset; along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage and can be expandable by an SD card. On the camera side, we find a 13MP main camera paired with a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. While on the front we have an 8MP sensor. The Ulefone Note 12P features a 3.5mm audio jack and runs Android 11 out of the box.
4. POCO M3
The M3 from POCO packs a quite good Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 chipset; along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It brings a large 6.53-inch IPS to display with Full HD+ resolution (2400 x 1080 pixels) and an 8MP selfie snapper in the notch at the top. The back has three rear cameras with resolutions of 48MP for main, 2MP for macros, and a 2MP depth sensor.
The device is fueled by a large 6000mAh capacity battery with support for 18W fast charging, it has a 3.5mm audio jack and an infrared emitter.
5. UMIDIGI BISON
The last on our list is for those who have a lifestyle that requires a tougher phone, the UMIDIGI Bison X10 is the one to go. This rugged device features excellent hardware such as the MediaTek Helio P60 chipset; along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal and expandable storage.
The device has a large 6.53-inch panel with HD+ resolution and an 8MP selfie snapper at the top. On the back, we have a 20MP main sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 5MP macro camera.
The UMIDIGI Bison X10 is fueled by a large 6150mAh battery; we also find an NFC with a 3.5mm audio jack.