The Google Android operating system is used by many manufacturers as the default software for the top of the line mobile phone offerings. The beauty of Android is that it is light and can be used on less than powerful devices. Of the phone available, we’ve selected what we consider the best Android phones for those on a budget but want the experience of a smartphone.
Unlocked LG Optimus One
Most high end Android phone do not do so well on the battery life side of things. One of the benefits of a lower end phone is the battery consumption needed to perform various tasks. The Unlocked LG Optimus One has a 1500mah battery that is capable of holding a charge of for days and giving you 48 hours of talk time. Other features of the phone including a 3.2 inch screen display as well as a 600mhz cpu processor. You also have the ability to upgrade the phone to the Android 2.3 operating system.
Unlocked HTC Wildfire S
Next up is the HTC Wildfire S unlocked that has several enhancements to it predecessor the HTC Wildfire. You’ll enjoy 600mhz processor, a higher resolution screen with sharper images, a five mega pixel camera, and Wifi / 3G connections. The size of the phone is small and should be a favorite for those who want the power of the HTC Desire S but don’t want to shell out the big bucks.
Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Mini
Last but not least is the unlocked Samsung Galaxy Mini that is part of Galaxy family that has been so popular with Samsung. The screen size is 3.14 inches and comes with the Android 2.2 OS installed. The phone supports a MicroSD memory card and also has a rugged feel to it able to withstand a few drops.
There you have, our top 3 picks of affordable Android based phones. You’ll enjoy the experience of the Android operating system without putting to much of a dent in your pocket.