Best Smartphones Under £400

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The updated smartphones list of 2022 under 400gbp

Selecting a new smartphone is tremendously tricky (not exactly!) due to the many options around. Smartphones may not come in different shapes – but indeed, every handset comes in different sizes with a plethora of other dazzling features and, most important of all, at plenty of different price points.

So, which one to choose that fulfils all of your needs without leaving a dent in your wallet? Here on this single page, we have rounded up the Best Phones under £400 that are up to snuff in terms of display, camera, and battery performance.

1: Samsung Galaxy M51

SoC, battery, and RAM are all vital points of the Samsung Galaxy M51. The next smartphone will be an improvement. It’s Snapdragon 730 SDM730 processor. This is a powerful chip. Galaxy M51 processor with 6/8 GB RAM offers to multitask. 128 GB RAM The Samsung Galaxy M51 has a dedicated 1TB storage slot. There will be no storage concerns with this enormous capacity.

Pros & Cons

  • For its size, the battery lasts a long time and charges quickly.
  • Long battery life and rapid charging for the capacity
  • Good, though essential, OLED display
  • The high-quality camera and video recording system
  • A dedicated memory slot, FM radio
  • 60Hz refresh rate while other rivals offer 90Hz and 120Hz
  • The fingerprint sensor is somewhat uncomfortably positioned
  • No 60fps video recording
  • Stripped down OneUI

2: Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G NE


Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G NE smartphone

Xiaomi Mi 11 5G NE, But the camera is slow. It enhanced color reproduction in low light. Identifying flagships in the daytime was difficult. Video smoothness is not replaced by electronic stabilization. 20 MP front cameras are acceptable—3 PV modules in stunning glass panel 6.55-inch AMOLED screen: 60 hertz.

Whether you’re online or gaming, it all appears Or the specifications. Gaming on this CPU is possible with low graphics settings and poor cooling. 8-9 hours battery life Infrared can operate a TV, split system, and other objects. Avoid MIUI advertisements and plastic edges. Do we?

Pros & Cons

  • NFC connectivity
  • A refresh rate of 90 hertz
  • An infrared connector for managing home appliances
  • Stereo speakers with good sound
  • MIUI shell is not perfect because of its contentious interface and presence of advertisements
  • CPU throttling
  • Plastic frame

3: OnePlus Nord N200


OnePlus Nord N200

With the OnePlus Nord N200 5G, everyone gets 5G upload and download speeds. You get all-day immersive entertainment on the expansive, crisp 90Hz Full HD display. With a 5000mAh battery, the Nord N200 5G can easily handle all your movies, TV programs, and games. With plenty of RAM and expandable storage, you’ll be able to run all your games and programs smoothly. Three cameras provide stunning photos and videos. The OnePlus Nord N200 5G delivers excellent specifications and 5G power affordable.

Pros & Cons

  • 90Hz display
  • OxygenOS is ideal for a low-cost phone
  • It has a good build quality
  • A decent camera
  • An onboard headphone port
  • In addition to the two worthless cameras
  • There is an LCD
  • An uncharacteristically bland design.

4: Google-Pixel-4a

Google Pixel 4a

Galaxy S8 Plus (Black) Inexpensive Google phone, Pixel 4a Also, it has a superb low-light camera and the new Google Assistant. Any data bundle and carrier are acceptable. Battery life with all functions disabled. Other things shorten battery life. Testing Android 4.0 (Pixel 4a) batteries, Results may vary for three years after the gadget is initially available in the US. It requires a stable network connection, which isn’t always available. safety But not all languages or countries do. Drilling may trigger emergency calls. No robocalls on Call Screen?

Pros & Cons

  • Still, the picture quality is excellent
  • Software and user experience are polished
  • The design is light and smooth
  • The value is excellent
  • No support for 5G or wireless charging (for now)
  • Lack of waterproofing and flimsy construction

5: Motorola Moto G9 Plus

Motorola Moto G9 Plus

The Moto G9 Plus delivers where it counts. Like a 64 MP quad-camera system, two days of battery life, and a 57% speed boost. A perfect moto g for you! Got it. 6 inch, 2400×1080 pixel display, 5000mAh battery When combined with the depth sensor, the primary back camera should provide nice portrait mode effects. There’s a macro and a super-wide lens. Snapdragon 730G CPU with 4GB RAM should be strong enough for daily tasks.

Pros & Cons

  • Superb battery life with reasonably rapid charging
  • 128GB of onboard storage
  • Generally reliable primary camera performance
  • 6.8-inch screen — one of the largest in town
  • A squeaky-clean Android interface
  • Unsuccessful ultra-wide camera performance
  • Poor video recording quality
  • Only 4GB of RAM

6: Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

However, Samsung’s Galaxy S series isn’t the only one it manufactures. The Galaxy A42 5G is a powerful mid-range phone with a Samsung twist. It shares the same Snapdragon 750G processor as the Galaxy A52 5G. That said, our reviewer found it to be as good as the Moto G Power (one top selection). The A42 5G will not let us down, save for its mediocre cameras.

For both millimeter wave and sub-6 5G bands, the A42 5G is only available on Verizon’s Ultra Wideband network.

Pros & Cons

  • mmWave and 5G networks (under 6)
  • Tenacious battery life
  • Huge, brilliant display
  • Good mid-range processor
  • 4 GB RAM only
  • Just for Verizon Average Cameras

7: Realme GT Master Edition

Realme GT Master Edition

The Realme GT Master Edition has eight cores. The 6.4 inch full HD screen (1080 x 2400 pixels). Realme GT Master’s Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen. It’s Corning Gorilla Glass. This phone will feature 8 GB RAM. The device’s CPU and RAM indicate speed. The 256 GB internal storage of the Realme Master Edition is enough.

An 8-megapixel secondary camera 32 Megapixel Selfie Camera Takes Amazing Photos Optical fingerprint sensor hidden behind display protects data. This phone’s 4300 mAh battery lasts nearly a day. And it charges at 65W. Samsung and others want Master Edition now.

Pros & Cons

  • Unique style (if you get the suitcase-like Voyager Gray)
  • Excellent AMOLED display with fast refresh rate and high max brightness
  • Best-in-class battery life and charging speed
  • Its SD778 chipset provides high ongoing improvements
  • No ad-hoc screen protector
  • The non-suitcase evaluation unit’s all-plastic construction isn’t premium.
  • No stereo
  • Single speaker isn’t very loud.

8. Realme GT Neo 2

Realme GT Neo 2

Only more costly phones beat the Realme GT Neo2 on price/performance. The Snapdragon 870 SoC is fast and pairs well with the 120Hz OLED display. 

Attractive features of the GT Neo2 include a colossal battery, quick charging, and long battery life. It could manage individual components and shoot 4K video was a big plus. The Neo2’s new pricing puts it in competition with better-equipped phones. Beyond that, the Realme GT Neo2 appears easy to recommend.

Pros & Cons

  • AMOLED screen, 120Hz, HDR10+.
  • Excellent value for money.
  • Long battery life, quick charging
  • Dolby Atmos and good stereo speakers
  • Customizable Realme UI
  • No microSD card slot
  • No IP certification
  • No jack

9: Motorola Edge 20 Lite

Motorola Edge 20 Lite

It will reward anybody prepared to take the jump and purchase it since it has a fantastic HDR OLED screen, excellent battery life, robust performance, and lovely software skin. Sometimes the most important thing about a smartphone is the experience, and so this one is well worth having.

Pros & Cons

  • 90Hz OLED screen
  • Headphone jack
  • Clean Android
  • Fast charging
  • Quality Selfie camera
  • Plastic housing
  • Mono-speaker
  • Limited amount of planned updates
  • Cheap-feeling vibration motor

10. Motorola One 5G Ace

Motorola One 5G Ace

The One 5G Ace is here. The 5G network is open to everybody. Forget the movie or game’s start. But hang on. It lasts two days. Intuitive 6.7-inch Full HD+ Max Vision display The 48 MP camera technology takes great low-light photos. With a Qualcomm CPU for speed. This is the future.

Pros & Cons

  • It’s a great deal for a 5G phone
  • Good performance
  • Good camera
  • Long battery life
  • The macro lens doesn’t add a lot of value.
  • The build could be more robust.

In a nutshell,

Although the sub-$400 Android phone market is a bit puzzling, there have never been more choices available in this price range as there are now.

Every product on this list has been put through its paces in a real-life scenario, so you can be confident that it will perform as expected. We’ve put all of the choices on this list through their paces to see how they perform in the reality. Check it out and do comment in the comment section about your choice.

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Victoria Parkle loves writing about the latest and greatest smartphones as well as all the latest news related to technology. She is enlightening the readers with more than 5 years of experience in writing. And when she doesn't write, she can be found listening to music and watching science fiction movies.
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