Best UK Basic Phones As Of June 2018

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Did you mean UK smartphones? This list shows the best basic phones, but this one lists the best UK smartphones.

Phones shown here are basic models as well as feature phones having obtained the best ratings in the reviews we monitor around the web. Therefore, the best basic phones listed here will not be smartphones and can be either basic bar shape classic phones, regular flip phones, or very basic models that operate like smartphones without a popular smartphone operating system.

Best Model 2018*
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Rank:
#1
Our
Score:
4
Confidence
Level:
Great
* How do we know? Here is how we rank items...

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini I9195I
8
MP
Main camera
1.2
Ghz
max CPU
4.3
in
Display

Given its compound ranking of 82%, we conclude that the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini I9195I is, as of now, Phonerated's best ZTE phone 2018. Phonerated also concludes that our sample of 931 reviews from our sources gives us a high confidence level that justifies calling it a "no-brainer best choice."

Apart from replacing the dual-core 1.7GHz engine with a quad-core 1.2GHz chip, the S4 mini I9195I is the same 4.3-inch 8-megapixel-equipped budget Android.




Second Best
Alpha
Rank:
#2
Our
Score:
4
Confidence
Level:
High
Why is a higher score ranking under a lower score?

Kyocera DuraXE
5
MP
Main camera
1.1
Ghz
max CPU
2.6
in
Display

With its 4 stars averaged from 41 reviews, here is second best ZTE phone. * Our list is based on a full analysis of hundreds of reviews from across the web.

This 1500mAh-powered flip phone comes with a 5-megapixel camera (with flash) and LTE (4G) connectivity.


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Also Good
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Rank:
#3
Our
Score:
4
Confidence
Level:
Great
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016)
16
MP
Main camera
1.8+1.4
Ghz
max CPU
6
in
Display

This high-caliber 2016 smartphone banks on a 6-inch Gorilla Glass screen, a 5000mAh battery, and 4GB of RAM.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#4
Our
Score:
4
Confidence
Level:
Great
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)
13
MP
Main camera
1.6
Ghz
max CPU
5.5
in
Display

Samsung expands their mid-range Android phone lineup with the J7 2016, which rocks a 13-megapixel camera, a 3GB RAM, and an octa-core 1.6GHz processor.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#5
Our
Score:
4
Confidence
Level:
High
TTfone Lunar
0.3
MP
Main camera
2.4
in
Display

No more than a basic flip phone for aging users, the TTfone Lunar lugs an SOS button, an up-to-16GB microSD card slot, and a 1.77-inch external screen opposite its 2.4-inch TFT main display.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#6
Our
Score:
3.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe
23
MP
Main camera
2.15
Ghz
max CPU
5.7
in
Display

Asus's first ever 6GB-RAM smartphone, the flagship Zenfone 3 Deluxe boasts a 23-megapixel camera, fingerprint recognition, and 256GB's worth of native memory.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#7
Our
Score:
3.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
Nokia 230 Dual SIM
2
MP
Main camera
2.8
in
Display

This two-SIM version of Microsoft's 2015 230 comes with the same dual 2-megapixel camera setup and 1200mAh battery.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#8
Our
Score:
3.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
Nokia 230

Nokia 230

Avg. rating
(823 reviews)
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2
MP
Main camera
2.8
in
Display

The Nokia 230 is a 2015 basic phone rigged with two 2-megapixel cameras and a 2.8-inch screen.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#9
Our
Score:
3.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
Wileyfox Swift
13
MP
Main camera
1.2
Ghz
max CPU
5
in
Display

The Wileyfox Swift joins the low-cost smartphone race with its 13-megapixel dual-flash camera, 64-bit quad-core engine, and 5-inch HD Gorilla-Glass-finished display.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#10
Our
Score:
3.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
ZTE Z223

ZTE Z223

Avg. rating
(299 reviews)
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0.3
MP
Main camera
2
in
Display

The Z223 is no more than an old-fashioned clamshell phone equipped with a 2-inch screen, an M3/T3 haring aid rating, and a 0.3-megapixel camera.



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