5 decent Android phones with big screens under $200 you can get in America

5 decent Android phones with big screens under $200 you can get in America
Hunting for a budget smartphone that isn't too limited can lead to some frustrating times. That's why we decided to do that for you. See, most sub-$200 phones come with cost-efficient MediaTek chipsets that don't provide reliable LTE coverage in America and other parts of the world, which might be a deal breaker to many customers. 

This doesn't settle the matter, however, as acceptable 4G-connected phones at a sub-$200 price point do exist, and they might be just what you're looking after. In fact, we're pleasantly surprised by the options that a budget a little over $100 bucks can unlock to you these days! 

Granted, none of these five contenders from Cheapsville are flagship material, but they seem to get the job done without breaking the bank. Take a look inside the slideshow and see for yourself. The blue links lead straight to Amazon, by the way.





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10 Comments

1. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Xiaomi? Meizu?

2. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

All of these are crap, better get a Meizu M2 Note with much better specs.

3. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

It looks like you didn't notice the Lenovo K3 Note, which have a very similar specs to the Meizu M2 Note.

4. hafini_27

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

It has a better SoC.

5. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Which one?

6. Rocket

Posts: 658; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

what about an old flagship under $200? (firephone) cost only $179 right now for a limited time tho.

7. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

How about Android One? Discount the availability, its a decent entry-mid level phone.

8. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

zte ZMAX

9. ricmdv

Posts: 28; Member since: May 02, 2015

"The Lenovo A916 ...1GB RAM and 8GB of RAM." Well done to Lenovo being the first to put 9GB of RAM in a phone!

10. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Does the K3 support HSDPA, etc? Wanting to know if it's a good fit for Cricket.

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