With Android and iOS dominating the smartphone operating systems' market; HTC, Motorola, Samsung, and of course Apple have closely attached their names with the devices. Google is playing on its list of apps from Gmail, Google Play, Cloud, and Calendar. The iPhone is giving all in one with its App Store. If you are craving for one, you do not need to budget it for months; look up the following list instead.

  • 10 Samsung Galaxy S3

Price $250
The Galaxy S3 went viral in Samsung's outlets. A couple of years ago this phone was the perfect choice of the majority. With 16GB storage, you are not fixed there as Samsung added a MicroSD slot. The screen is 4.8-inch and 720p, the camera is 8 megapixel camera, processor of 1.5GHz dual-core and RAM of 2GB.

  • 9 Motorola Moto G

Price $180
The Motorola Moto G is making a good offer with 8GB storage, 1GB RAM, and 4.5-inch screen and 5 megapixel camera. Motorola's phones were always distinguished with its long life of battery, this merit works well in its smartphones.

  • 8 HTC Desire 610

Price $170
The Desire 610 is distinguished with its beautiful design. In addition it has added the advantage of a front speaker along with MicroSD slot. Screen is 4.7-inch, the processor is 1.2 GHz, RAM is 1GB, and 8GB of storage. The black color is a good addition to the design.

  • 7 Nokia Lumia 356

Price $145
Nokia has done well with the Windows 8's look, it became a major feature in its smartphones. The Lumia 356 is of 4.5-inch screen, a quad-core processor of 1.2GHz, and a meager 513MB RAM. The Camera is in the average level of 5 megapixel. The problem with Lumia is their lack of applications which the hub of modern phones and small devices!

  • 6 iPhone 5

Price $250
I know you are a bit stunned to see Apple's in the list. However, this price would be available in used Apple iPhones and it all depends on its status. The camera is 8 megapixel, 16GB storage, 4-inch screen, and the iOS 8.1.1.

  • 5 HTC Desire 816

Price $250
With a front and back camera, 1.6GHz quad-core, 1.5GB RAM, you would probably enjoy this HTC more for its screen. The 5.5-inches will offer you the best display you would find in smartphone for movies and games.

  • 4 Sharp Aquos Crystal

Price $150
A smaller screen is still in the stunning side with the Aquos' 5-inch display. Other specs include 1.2GHz quad-core, 1.5GB RAM, 8GB storage, MicroSD, and 8 megapixel camera. Though the Aquos' screen and price are both tempting; the camera's low quality will make you think twice.

  • 3 Grand X Max+

Price $200
Phablets are rarely found with this price; in case you are not familiar with the term, phablets are named as such because of their size that is between phones and tablets. This Grand X Max is a ZTE product that offers you the hefty 6-inch, 720p screen display. Processor is 1.2GHz, RAM is 2GB, and internal storage is 16GB and external MicroSD. ZTE is making the offer more tempting with a front and back camera with 13 megapixel for the first and 5 megapixel for the second; a long battery life is guaranteed.

  • 2 Huawei Ascend

Price $300
A screen of 6-inches, 1.6GHz quad-core, and RAM 2GB. Huawei offers a front and back camera with 13 megapixel and 5 megapixel respectively. The camera is of good resolution 1280 by 720 pixels.

  • 1 One_Plus_One

Price $300
This smartphone has very good specs for its price but is not very much available in stores. With 5.5-inch 1050p screen, 2.5GHz quad-core processor, 3GB RAM, and 16GB storage, 13 megapixel back camera, and 5 megapixel selfie camera; you have got your dream smartphone.

May be the One_Plus_One has sealed the deal; still I would love to know which one you prefer and if there is another one we missed?

Source by Alex Bacon