Best Budget Phones Under €300 in 2019

Best Budget Phones Under €300 in 2019

Looking for a great budget phone? While 2019 saw some record breaking high prices on new flagship phones, there were also plenty of new phones released for those of you on a budget. These are the best phones under €300 available in 2019.

Best Phone Under €300: Honor 9X €299.00

The Honor 9X is the first in the X-series line to feature a pop-up camera. This pop-up camera has a fully motorized design. When the selfie mode is activated, the camera will quickly rise from the top of the phone. To really enhance the full-screen notch-free effect of the phone, Honor fitted a larger display into the phone at 6.59″. The end result is a large full screen phone with a very convenient motorized pop-up camera.

With the 9X, Honor put a great deal of attention into the photography aspect of this phone. The device is fitted with a 48MP triple camera that includes an 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP depth sensor. The f/1.8 aperture is paired with the half-inch sensor to produce super clear photos. The AIS super night mode promises improve your low-light photos. Observe some of our initial sample shots here.

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Honor 9X

Aside from the pop-up camera, the Honor 9X sports some fantastic specs and features for a phone under $300. The Honor 9X features the Kirin 710F and 6GB of RAM. There are other models that come with the Kirin 810, but for one reason or another this isn’t included in every model. This makes the processor a very mild upgrade from the previous Honor 8X which came with the Kirin 710. With that being said, there is not much to criticize when it comes to performance on this phone.

Honor 9XSpecs
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 710F
RAM/Storage4/6GB 64/128GB
Display6.59″ 1080x2340p
Selfie CameraMotorized pop-up 16 MP
Main Camera48+8+2MP
GPUMali-G51 MP4
SoftwareAndroid 9.0 EMUI 9.1

Overall, the Honor 9X is the best of the X-Series so far. While the camera is usually the main feature to suffer in budget phones, the 48MP shooter on the 9X is actually one of the best aspects of this device. The Honor 9X is a great deal for anyone looking to get the most out of their smartphone camera.

This is the best phone under €300 in 2019, but there are plenty of other great budget phones that came out this year. See some of the other good options below.

Motorola Moto One Action $249.99

Motorola Moto One Action

Motorola Moto One ActionSpecs
ChipsetExynos 9609
RAM/Storage4GB 128GB
Display6.3″ 1080x2520p
Selfie Camera12MP
Main Camera12+16+5MP
GPUMali-G72 MP3
SoftwareAndroid 9.0


google pixel 3a


ChipsetQualcomm SDM670 Snapdragon 670
Display6.0″ 1080x2160p
Selfie Camera8MP
Main Camera12.2MP
GPUAdreno 615
SoftwareAndroid 9.0

Huawei P30 Lite

huawei p30 lite

Huawei P30 Lite

Huawei P30 LiteSpecs
ChipsetHisilicon Kirin 710
RAM4/8GB 128GB
Display6.15″ 1080x2312p
Selfie Camera24/32MP
Main Camera24/48+8+2MP
GPUMali-G51 MP4
SoftwareAndroid 9.0

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite

Xiaomi Mi 9 LiteSpecs
ChipsetQualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710
RAM6GB 64/128GB
Display6.39″ 1080x2340p
Selfie Camera32MP
Main Camera48+8+2MP
GPUAdreno 616
SoftwareAndroid 9.0

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