Android One phones are those phones that run the lesser and lighter version of the Android mobile operating system. These phones are basically budget phones and are made with areas with relatively low income and lesser network connectivity in mind.
Here’s a list of the best Android One phones you can get on the market in 2019.
Best Android One phones
1. Motorola One Vision
This is a new addition to the Android One family. It has a 6.3-inch Full HD+ punch-hole display, has two rear cameras (48MP, 5MP) and a 25MP front camera.
The Motorola One Vision runs on a 5,000mAh battery, which has support for 15W fast charging. The processor in this phone is the Exynos 9609 chipset from Samsung. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, 4GB RAM, and 128GB storage, which is expandable.
On the photography side, there is a Night Vision mode for low-light photography. The Motorola One Vision costs about USD 280.
2. Nokia 7.2
The Nokia 7.2 has 3 rear cameras: 48MP primary sensor, 5MP depth sensor, and 8MP ultra-wide lens. The selfie snapper is pegged at 20MP. It has a 6.3-inch notched display.
Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, the Nokia 7.2 comes in two RAM options: 4GB and 6GB. But there is only a 64GB ROM option. The battery is 3,500mAh.
There is a fingerprint scanner, which is rear-mounted. It is selling for USD 260 on Nokia’s site.
3. LG G7 One
The LG G7 One comes with a 6.1-inch QHD+ FullVision Super Bright display. The front side contains two cameras: a 16MP primary camera and an 8MP with AI features. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor.
The LG G7 One offers 4GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. It has a monstrous 3,000mAh battery and it is water and dust resistance. Its fingerprint scanner is mounted at the back, plus, it has a Face Unlock feature.
4. Nokia 9 PureView
Want an Android One phone that has some edge over the others, then the Nokia 9 Pureview may be the right choice. It is the first smartphone to come with 5 cameras at the back. Each of these cameras is pegged at 12MP. The front has a 20MP selfie camera.
The phone has a 5.99-inch QHD+ poLED PureDisplay, in-display fingerprint scanner, Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB RAM, and 128GB internal storage. It runs on a 3,320mAh battery. The bonus features include water resistance and wireless charging.
It costs around $700 on Nokia’s website. Not really a budget phone.
5. Xiaomi Mi A3
The Xiaomi Mi A3, which is the successor to the Mi A2, comes with three rear cameras: 48MP main sensor, 8MP ultra-wide lens, and 2MP depth sensor. Its front side has a 32MP camera.
Another delight on this budget phone is the fingerprint, which is placed on the screen. The Mi A3 has a 6.08-inch Super AMOLED display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor.
There two models: one with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage and another with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. The battery has a 4,030mAh capacity and it supports 18W fast charging.
The phone runs the Android 9.0 Pie version from the Android One family. It costs around $180.
These are the best Android One phones we can list for now. We’ll add more as time goes on. The Android One initiative was started in 2014 to provide a pure Android experience on mainly on budget smartphones.