Are you considering buying a new phone and are you looking for a guide on best smartphone under the 300 euro? Well done, you've come to the right place! In this in-depth analysis we will recommend some devices in this price range that have particularly impressed us.
Price range with which it is possible to take home devices that are already of considerable quality. Both in terms of performance and design. In any case, make yourself comfortable and read our article: surely you will have a clearer overview afterwards.
Best smartphones under 300 euros
If you need a good-quality phone, with a nice display, the ability to take decent photos and a decent hardware compartment, you can't go below the indicated price range. In the next few lines, therefore, we will provide you with our selection that could give you a hand.
Here is the list of best smartphone under the 300 euro:
- POCO F3
- Xiaomi 11 Lite NOT 5G
- POCO X4 Pro
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
Below we will analyze each of these devices, highlighting its main technical characteristics. Enjoy the reading!
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The first device we want to recommend is POCO F3, which comes with a display from 6.67 inch of AMOLED type with resolution Full HD +, refresh rate of 120Hz and touch sampling rate of 360Hz. The display also adopts Samsung's E4 technology, hence a higher peak brightness that can reach 1300 nits.
Other technologies that we find on the display include: True Color, True Display, HDR10 +, MEMC (Motion Estimation and Motion Compensation) and Sunlight display 3.0. It is therefore one of the most premium displays currently on the market.
Il POCO F3 is equipped with a Qualcomm chipset Snapdragon 870, a very performing CPU that reaches a score of over 690 thousand points on AnTuTu. We then find 8GB of RAM of the LPDDR5 type and 256GB of internal memory of the UFS 3.1 type.
For photos, the POCO F3 comes with a total of three cameras, including one main camera from 48MP with 1/2″ sensor and 1.6um pixels thanks to the 4-in-1 pixel binning technology. Then we have an 8MP camera with ultra wide lens and a 5MP macro camera. For selfies there is instead a 20MP sensor
Finally, a 4520mAh and supports a maximum charging power of 33W (charger given free in the package) to recharge the smartphone from 0 to 100% in 52 minutes. Other features include WiFi 6, NFC and infrared emitter.
Xiaomi 11 Lite NOT 5G
Let's continue with our list of best smartphone under the 300 euro and we come to Xiaomi 11 Lite NOT 5G, ultra thin and light device, in fact we have a thickness of only 6.81mm and a weight of only 158 grams. Its design is also premium as it adopts ultra-thin borders around the display with a thickness of just 1.88mm.
As for the hardware specifications, the 11 Lite 5G NE integrates a beautiful AMOLED screen from 6,55 inches with a 90Hz refresh rate and 10-bit TrueColor and Dolby Vision support. Also on the screen we find a 20MP camera, while on the back there are three cameras with the main one having 64MP resolution, the 8MP ultra wide one and the 5MP one for taking macro photos.
As for performance, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE does not disappoint as it adopts a medium-high-end chipset, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G with support for 5G connectivity to be able to navigate at maximum speed and without lag. In terms of autonomy, however, the smartphone is equipped with a battery of 4.250mAh and a 33W fast charger.
POCO X4 Pro
Another model that we want to recommend is POCO X4 Pro, which features a 6.67 ″ AMOLED panel with resolution Full HD + and refresh rate a 120 Hz. The color space is fully compliant with the DCI-P3 standard and the peak brightness reaches 1200 nits, a value comparable to that of many flagships: even in direct sunlight the image on the panel remains clear. The display is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
As for its performance, POCO X4 Pro 5G is equipped with a processor Snapdragon 695 mid-range, which is about half as weak as last year's X3 Pro processor. The built-in storage has also gotten worse: instead of the fast UFS 3.1 memory, a slower version of UFS 2.2. The device is available with a memory of 128 or 256 GB, the amount of RAM is 6 or 8 GB. The internal memory can be expanded using a MicroSD, but for this we will have to sacrifice a second SIM card.
At the photographic level the main sensor is a lens from 108 megapixel (The first POCO ever with this camera) with f / 1.9 aperture. This sensor is supported by a wide angle lens from 8 megapixel with a 119 ° field of view and a 2 megapixel. By default, the main sensor shoots at 12 megapixels, combining nine adjacent pixels into one. This ensures bright shots in all lighting conditions.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S
We conclude our list of best smartphone under the 300 euro with Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S, smartphone equipped with a screen that has a diagonal from 6,43 inches, a Full HD + resolution, a refresh rate of 90Hz, a touch sampling rate of 180Hz and a maximum brightness of 1000nit, it is therefore a very high quality and very bright panel.
Regarding the performances, the Redmi Note 11S comes with a MediaTek Helio G96. The chip is equipped with two powerful Arm Cortex-A76 cores clocked at up to 2,05 GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores at 2000 MHz, while the GPU is an Arm Mali-G57 that offers excellent graphics performance. The octa core processor that reaches a maximum AnTuTu score of over 300 thousand points is then coupled to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory.
For photos, the Redmi Note 11S it has a 108MP main sensor, the Samsung ISOCELL Bright HM2 with a size of 1 / 1.52 inches. The main camera is paired with an 8MP ultra wide angle lens with a 118 degree viewing angle, a 2MP lens for taking macro photos and a 2MP sensor used for taking blur effect photos. For selfies, there is a high-quality 16MP camera.
Finally, from the standpoint of autonomy, the Redmi Note 11S is equipped with one large 5000mAh battery and supports fast charging with a maximum power of 33W. The smartphone has NFC functionality, 3.5mm audio jack and infrared emitter.