Top 10 Budget Smartphones in October


PC & Tech Authority's Top 10s are ranked according to review scores and site traffic over a 12 month period. Basically, these products have hit a chord with us, with Google searches, and stuff that people generally like. In other words, this list shows which products are receiving the most interest from readers on our site.
1

Review: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The strongest rival yet to the OnePlus 3T, with bags of style, amazing battery life and an excellent camera.
2

Review: ZTE Axon 7

When a phone comes out boasting AKM audio chips, and promising the highest audio quality, we thought we ought to have a look at sound quality!
3

Review: Oppo A57 smartphone

Great value with few compromises.
4

Review: Oppo R11 smartphone

Oppo's mid-range phone impresses.
5

Review: OnePlus 3T - small changes, still solid

Despite a higher price than the OnePlus 3, and a dearth of new features, the 3T is still a gem of a phone.
6

Review: Oppo R9s smartphone

Good hardware, nice price.
7

Review: ZTE Axon 7 Mini

A good looker that gets the basics mostly right.
8

Review: HTC 10 evo smartphone

This 5.5in phone makes too many sacrifices for the sake of cost, with only its clever earbuds as consolation.