There’s just one real benefit to basic economy, and that is the price. However, it is known as the airline for the miserable and poor so it comes with its inconveniences. See How to survive a flight in basic economy:
1. Pack light: To avoid huge charges and high checked bag fees, do not pack excessively.
2. Check-in on time: You will not get a window or aisle seat that will be more convenient if you check in late.
3. Entertainment and snacks: They are restricted, so bring yours from home.