'Despite this, the Moto E remains an impressive phone that puts rival low-cost smartphones well and truly in the shade. '
'Basically, Motorola still hasn't figured out how to make good cameras for low-end smartphones. '
'Like its predecessor, camera quality disappoints.'
'The surface is very reflective though and the pixel density isn't helping for sharp images.'
'The Lumia 640 is one of the most capable affordable phones currently available, which is why we gave it a TrustedReviews award at this year’s Mobile World Congress.'
'Distinctive Lumia design with bright color options. '
'Something completely new for the Lumia 640 is a front-facing camera.'
'Large 5-inch screen'
'It looks great, has class-leading battery life and we love its light, bloatware-free approach to Android.'
'And with the new Moto E, Motorola has crafted one of the most compelling budget smartphones yet. '
'The new Motorola Moto E is proof that a cheap phone can be good, too; you're getting reasonable performance, a sharp display and LTE connectivity for $150, unlocked.'
'competent, affordable smartphone'
'Updated with Motorola’s newest Mobile Computing System, which is comprised out of a natural language processor, contextual computing chip, and a quad-core 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM, we’re seriously impressed by the Moto X’s super snappy responsiveness. '
'this smartphone doesn’t need flashy casing to prove outstanding.'
'If you've made it this far, you've already discovered that the Moto X compares pretty favorably to premium phones like the One M8 and the Galaxy S5. '
'With decent hardware and a price tag of around ?300, it is a solid phone. '
'Video recording quality is bad.'
'It will feel comfortable to most users and the Xperia M4 Aqua is very thin and light for a mid-range phone at 7.3 mm and 136 g.'
'the upper half of the rear of the phone became noticeably hot after just a few minutes of even ordinary use.'
'best sub-$200 smartphones'
'The Moto G remains the only phone we've given 10/10 and is still one of the best cheap phones you can buy. '
'With a bigger screen, much better speakers and improved cameras, the new Moto G is a great budget smartphone. '
' ZTE. 's Blade S6 is a desirable mid-range Android Lollipop phone with 4G LTE connectivity and some smart features. '
'It’s a pain the Blade S6 doesn’t have 4G support in the U.S. too, because at $250, it’s an extremely competent phone with a highly competitive price tag. '
'This particular hardware setup is quite good, especially for a sub $300 phone.'
'4G and dual-SIM.'