The best smartphones between 150 and 200 euros

Who I am
Judit Llordés
@juditllordes
Author and references

The segment between 150 and 200 euros is one of the most interesting in the smartphone market. In fact, in this price range it is possible to buy performing and satisfying devices at affordable prices. From Samsung's Galaxy A series to the proposals of Xiaomi, Huawei, Realme, Motorola and others, there are many options that are presented to the user during the purchase phase.

As we all know, it is not always easy to orient yourself in the choice when the differences between the various smartphones are few. For this reason, with this article we will guide you towards the purchase by selecting the ones that - in our opinion - are the best smartphones of the moment between 150 and 200 euros. The list will be constantly updated as new devices are placed on the market or when the physiological price drop that characterizes the Android world will touch the currently more expensive smartphones.



Photo credit - depositphotos.com

If you are looking for something cheaper, we invite you to consult the ad hoc guides in which we list the best smartphones under 100 euros and the best smartphones between 100 and 150 euros. If, on the other hand, you have no budget limits and are looking for the device that suits your needs, you can read the attainable guide.

Redmi Notes 9S

Redmi Note 9S is yet another Xiaomi smartphone characterized by an excellent value for money. Arrived in starting from 199 euros, it is already available online at lower figures. Two configurations available: 4/64 Gigabyte and 6/128 Gigabyte. In the latter case, however, the price exceeds the budget limit of our guide. If you have a chance, however, it is this model that we recommend that you buy.


Performance is excellent thanks to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 720G. The front is occupied by a 6,67-inch display. Perfect, therefore, if you are looking for a smartphone with a large display. The photographic sector is also very accurate, despite the price range to which it belongs. The front camera is 16 megapixels and is wedged in a hole on the screen. On the back, however, four sensors (48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP). Excellent autonomy thanks to the 5.020 mAh battery. Complete connectivity that includes the 3,5 mm audio jack, the infrared port, the Type-C port and the FM radio. Unfortunately, the NFC is missing, so no mobile payments. If for you it is an indispensable element, you can evaluate the purchase of Redmi Note 8T.


  • Display: 6,67 inch IPS LCD, 1.080 x 2400, 20: 9
  • Processor: Snapdragon 720G
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage:Expandable 64 GB
  • Rear camera: 48 MP (f / 1.8) + 8 MP (f / 2.2) + 5 MP / f / 2.4) + 2 MP (f / 2.4)
  • Front Camera:16 Megapixel (f/2.5)
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS A-GLONASS BDS GALILEO, jack audio, Dual-SIM, radio FM
  • Battery: 5.020 mAh, charging with Type-C
  • Operating system: Android 10 MIUI 11

»Click here to buy Redmi Note 9S from Amazon 

Realm 6

Realme 6 perfectly embodies the philosophy of the excellent quality / price ratio of the Chinese brand. The innovations compared to the previous model are many: NFC, Type-C port and finally improved software. The strong point is the 6,5-inch LCD display characterized by a 90Hz refresh rate, a more unique and rare element currently in the price range of belonging.


The autonomy guaranteed by the 4.300 mAh battery is also good. The MediaTek Helio G90T processor also performs well, which can be combined with different memory cuts (4 or 8 Gigabytes of RAM and 64/128 Gigabytes of internal memory) with prices that obviously change depending on the configuration chosen. Again, there are four rear cameras (64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP), while the front one is 16 MP.

  • Display: 6,5 inch IPS LCD, 1.080 x 2400, 20: 9, 90Hz
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G90T
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage: Expandable 64 GB
  • Rear camera: 64 MP (f / 1.8) + 8 MP (f / 2.3) + 2 MP / f / 2.4) + 2 MP (f / 2.4)
  • Front Camera: 16 Megapixel (f/2.0)
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS A-GLONASS BDS, jack audio, Dual-SIM, radio FM, NFC
  • Battery: 4.300 mAh, charging with Type-C
  • Operating system: Android 10 Realme UI

»Click here to buy Realme 6 from eBay


OPPO A52

OPPO A52 is another excellent proposal in this price range. The list price is already below 200 euros only in the configuration with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of expandable internal memory. The design follows the trends of the moment: 8 MP front camera hole and rectangular rear photo compartment (12 MP, 8 MP, 2 MP and 2 MP).


OPPO has chosen the Snapdragon 665 processor, well tested and able to ensure excellent performance. The display, on the other hand, is 6,5 inches. It is the ideal smartphone if you are looking for a device with great autonomy. A52 integrates a 5.000 mAh battery that won't worry you.

  • Display: 6,5 inch IPS LCD, 1.080 x 2400, 20: 9
  • Processor: Snapdragon 665
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage: Expandable 64 GB
  • Rear camera: 12 MP (f / 1.7) + 8 MP (f / 2.2) + 2 MP / f / 2.4) + 2 MP (f / 2.4)
  • Front Camera:16 Megapixel (f/2.0)
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS A-GLONASS GALILEO BDS, jack audio, Dual-SIM
  • Battery: 5.000 mAh, charging with Type-C
  • Operating system: Android 10 ColorOS 7.1

»Click here to buy OPPO A52 from Amazon 

Samsung Galaxy A40

Samsung's Galaxy A series covers precisely the mid and low end of the smartphone market. In the segment between 150 and 200 euros, we currently report the presence of the Galaxy A40: a device with interesting features. The available configuration is the one with 4 Gigabytes of RAM and 64 Gigabytes of internal memory. The Exynos 7904 processor is called upon to move a very good one Super AMOLED display from 5,9 inch with Full-HD + resolution.


Galaxy A40

It therefore becomes the ideal choice for those who want a smartphone with an excellent display that does not have exaggerated dimensions. Two rear cameras (16 Megapixel and 5 Megapixel), one 25 Megapixel on the front. The 3.100 mAh battery allows you to cover a whole day. The connectivity that also offers the NFC module is very complete.

  • Display: 5,9 inches Super AMOLED, 1080 x 2340, 19,5: 9
  • Processor: Exynos 7904
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage: Expandable 128 GB
  • Rear camera: 16 MP (f / 1.7) + 5 MP (f / 2.2)
  • Front Camera: 25 Megapixel (f/2.0)
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS A-GLONASS BDS, jack audio, Dual-SIM, radio FM, NFC
  • Battery: 3.100 mAh, charging with Type-C
  • Operating system: Android 9

»Click here to buy Galaxy A40 from Amazon

Moto G8 Plus

Moto G8 Plus is a smartphone that ensures excellent performance and satisfactory autonomy. Once again, the credit goes to the Snapdragon 665 processor coupled with 4 Gigabytes of RAM and 64 Gigabytes of storage space and the 4.000 mAh battery. The design is the traditional one of the winged house devices, with the biometric sensor on the back where the Motorola logo is engraved.

The photographic sector consists of a 48 Megapixel main sensor, a 16 megapixel wide-angle and a third 5 megapixel. The 6,3-inch IPS LCD display integrates a 25 Megapixel camera. Moto G8 Plus doesn't forget the Type-C port, FM radio, 3,5mm audio jack and NFC chip. In short, it is a complete device.

  • Display: 6,3 inch IPS LCD, 1080 x 2280, 19: 9
  • Processor: Snapdragon 665
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage: Expandable 64 GB
  • Rear camera: 48 MP (f / 1.7) + 16 MP (f / 2.2) + 5 MP (f / 2.2)
  • Front Camera: 25 Megapixel (f/2.0)
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS A-GLONASS BDS, jack audio, Dual-SIM, radio FM, NFC
  • Battery: 4.000 mAh, charging with Type-C
  • Operating system: Android 9

»Click here to buy the Moto G8 Plus from Amazon 

Honor 9X

Honor 9X is the smartphone perfect for a young audience looking for a product with a recognizable trait. The body recreates pleasant play of colors, while the 16 Megapixel front camera is implemented in a retractable mechanism. The front is thus entirely occupied by the 6,59-inch IPS LCD display. The design does not sacrifice the performance assured by the proven Kirin 710F with 4 Gigabytes of RAM and 128 Gigabytes of expandable internal memory.

There are three rear cameras: 48 megapixel main, 8 megapixel wide angle and 2 megapixel sensor for the bokeh effect. The 4.000 mAh battery can manage to cover up to 48 hours. Unfortunately, the NFC is missing. If for you it is an indispensable element, you can evaluate the purchase of Huawei P Smart Z 2019 who is equipped with it (this is the link to the purchase). In this case, however, you will have to compromise on the rear photographic compartment consisting of two sensors (16 MP + 2 MP).

  • Display: 6,59 inch IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340, 19,5: 9
  • Processor: Kirin 710F
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage: Expandable 128 GB
  • Rear camera: 48 MP (f / 1.8) + 8MP (f / 2.4) + 2 MP (f / 2.4)
  • Front Camera: 16 Megapixel (f/2.2) popup
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS A-GLONASS BDS, jack audio, Dual-SIM, radio FM
  • Battery: 4.000 mAh, charging with Type-C
  • Operating system: Android 9 EMUI 9.1

»Click here to buy the Honor 9X from Amazon


add a comment of The best smartphones between 150 and 200 euros
Comment sent successfully! We will review it in the next few hours.