10 smartphones that cost less than $200 without contract, so that you’ll have a spare phone!


Last Updated on 2016-05-19 , 1:34 pm

If you need another smartphone because of your job, or your current phone has died on you but you still have to wait for a couple of months before your contract is up, we’ve got just the thing for you.

While there are many smartphones on the market, most of them comes at a price tag most of us are leery of paying, especially if they come without a contract right? Who wants to be set back five hundred to a thousand dollars just for a spare phone?

If you’re in this situation, you got to know this, We’ve compiled a list of smartphones that cost less than $200 without contract just for you!

Lenovo A1000 8GB
With 8 GB of internal storage, Lenovo A1000 is one that you should seriously consider. It has 4” IPS touchscreen display, light in its weight at 132grams and have 5megapixels rear camera. If you have 2 different sim cards, this phone comes with Dual SIM card slots as well.

Price: Approx $98.90

Acer Liquid Jade Z S57 16GB
You wouldn’t believe that this phone is under $200 without contract when you look at its features. It has 5” screen display, 13 megapixels back camera, 2300 mAh battery, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM and also has Dual SIM (both NANO).


Price: Approx $146.00

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace 4G Dual SIM 8GB
With a very simple and nice design, Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace has a 4.3” Super AMOLED Display, 4G LTE, Dual SIM feature, 5megapixels main camera, 1 GB RAM and 8 GB ROM (supported MicroSD card up to 128 GB). The battery is not as good as others though, it’s 1900mAh. But really, smartphone batteries across the industry sucks anyway.

Price: Approx $136.00

Leagoo Lead 6 4GB
You might not have heard of Leagoo but wait till you hear this. Leagoo Lead 6 has 4.5” IPS, 5megapixels rear camera, dual SIM, 4 GB ROM and 1600mAh battery. It has a nice design with four colours for you to choose from. All these at less than a hundred bucks!

Price: Approx $99.00

Leagoo Alfa 5 8GB
Another product of Leagoo, Leagoo Alfa 5 has a 5” Screen, 1280 x 720 pixels HD screen, 8 megapixels rear camera, 8 GB ROM. It comes with 3 elegant colours; black, white and gold. You might want to use this as your main phone instead of your spare phone.

Price: Approx $159.00

Leagoo Elite 4 16GB
Yet another product of Leagoo, Leagoo Elite 4 has 13megapixels rear camera, 8megapixels front camera, 1 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM, 2400 mAh battery. With such good specifications, you won’t believe the price you can buy it at.

Price: Approx $169.00

Xiaomi Redmi 2 LTE Dual Sim 8GB
Xiaomi Redmi 2 LTE has 4.7” 1280 x 720 screen resolution, 8megapixels rear camera, dual 4G micro SIM slots, 8 GB internal, 1 GB RAM and up to 32 GB expandable MicroSD memory. It looks incredibly sleek and stylish with four different colours to choose from.

Price: Approx $115.00

Asus ZenFone Go ZC500TG
Asus ZenFone GO ZC500TG has a 5” 1280 x 720 display, microSD up to 64 GB, 8megapixels rear camera, 2megapixels front camera, 2 GB RAM and it has either 8/16 GB ROM models. Sounds like a dream? It exists.

Price: Approx $167.94

Asus Zenfone C 8GB
A much cheaper model in Asus, Asus Zenfone C has a 4.5” IPS LCD touchscreen, 8 GB internal storage (up to 64 GB additional with microSD), 2160 mAh battery and Dual SIM (micro SIM). The camera isn’t great especially when you compare against the rest, 5megapixels main camera and VGA front camera, but hey, it’s cheap.


Price: Approx $119.00

ZTE Blade G 4GB
One of the cheapest smartphones you can find is the ZTE Blade G. It has a 4-inch screen, 4 GB flash memory, 512 MB RAM, microSD expandable up to 32 GB, 2 megapixels rear camera and dual SIM feature. If you really want a simple and cheap spare smartphone to use, this will be the one to go for.

Price: Approx $59.90

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