Getting the latest flagship smartphone from either Samsung or Apple is a luxury not all of us may have. Luckily, there are more than a few midrange phones to choose from that have managed to pack high-end features into an affordable handset. Two prime examples are the Moto G7 and the Nokia 7.1 which give you a bang for your buck with a premium-looking design, acceptable performance, and competent snappers. Right now, you can get quality on a budget all the more with both phones on sale up to $140 on Best Buy.
The Moto G7 is perfect for those fans of a massive screen. It flaunts a 6.2-inch IPS LCD screen surrounded by minimal bezels and only a tear-drop notch to maximize its Full HD+ Max Vision display encased in an all-glass chassis. With a pixel resolution of 2,270 x 1,080 along with a 19:9 aspect ratio, you’re most likely set for a comfortable viewing experience.
This midrange contender boasts a solid performance with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 632 processor and 4GB of RAM. It might not be the best multitasker but apps seem to fire up pretty quick. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie and comes with quirky Moto Actions that allow you to create custom shortcuts as well as utilize its display options.
The fingerprint sensor can be found right under dual camera setup at the back but can also be unlocked via facial recognition through the 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Flip it over and you’ll find the 12-megapixel main camera which is complemented by the secondary 5-megapixel camera for depth. You’ll be able to take a good shot granting there is enough light.
Its 3,000mAh battery is built to last a day and features TurboPower charging through the future-proof USB-C port. The
Nokia’s 7.1 is our bet for those who want to be able to wield a phone with just one hand. It sparks an affinity with the iPhone XS’ 5.8-inch PureDisplay edge-to-edge notched screen. It has a Full HD+ resolution 2,280 x 1,080 which is slightly higher than what the
As for performance, the Nokia 7.1 is powered by the more advanced Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor with the same 4GB of
Get this flagship-like phone for just $210 instead of $350 when you order from Best Buy today.
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