Best Smartphones under 300 Euros: 5G is the latest network technology and more phone companies are integrating this network into their smartphones. Although 5G smartphones can be expensive, especially if you live in Europe, you can buy some excellent 5G smartphones in Europe for less than 300 Euros.
By excellent, I mean 5G smartphones that have good cameras, big batteries, fast charging solutions, and nice displays. We understand that you might not have the time to find the best deals on 5G smartphones, so we took the time to put together a list of the best 5G smartphone under 300 Euros right now.
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You don’t have to spend a thousand euros to be able to get a 5G smartphone and enjoy 5G network technology. So, if you have 300 Euros right now, here are the best 5G smartphones you can buy in Europe right now.
NOTE: Most of the smartphones listed below are enjoying up to 44% discount in price. The stores might decide to remove the discount and sell the phones for the original price. Also, note that the discount offers are valid while stock last. We’ll try to keep updating this post to reflect the current prices of the smartphones listed below. If you have any questions and want to make an inquiry, please use the Contact Us page to send us a message or drop a comment in the section below.
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Best Smartphones under 300 Euros
ZTE Axon 30 5G (€299)
The ZTE Axon 30 5G is the best smartphone you can buy for under 300 Euros. This €299.00 phone features the Snapdragon 870 5G, the best chipset you’ll see in a phone under 300 Euros. It has a 6.92 AMOLED display, an under-display camera, a 120Hz refresh rate, an Always-on display, 65W fast charging, and a Quad rear camera.
The only few drawbacks of this device are the 4,200mAh battery and no 3.5mm headphone jack. Otherwise, this phone has excellent performance, a good display, and offers the best value for its price.
HUAWEI nova 9 (€279)
The HUAWEI nova 9 is one of the best smartphones under 300 Euros that you might not want to buy for two reasons. One, it has no 5G connectivity even though it is equipped with a 5G chipset, and two it has no support for Google Mobile Services. So you can’t install the Play Store and easily use other Google-related services like Google Maps etc.
However, it is the most premium-looking phone on this list. it has a 6.57-inches curved OLED display that supports 120Hz refresh rate and HDR10. It has a 50MP quad rear camera and a 32MP front camera. The front and back cameras can record steady videos in 4k resolution. Then there is the Snapdragon 778G chip which has fast CPU cores paired with the powerful Adreno 642L GPU.
Samsung Galaxy A33 (€229)
The Samsung Galaxy A33 5G might not have the performance of the ZTE phone above, but it’s sure one of the best smartphones under 300 Euros in Europe. It is IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins), has a 48MP OIS main camera, a 13MP front camera that can record videos in 4K resolution, and a 5,000mAh battery.
The Galaxy A33 5G is currently selling for €229.00 which is about a 38% discount off its original price. For a better overall smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy A33 is the best smartphone under 300 Euros in Europe. It however has no 3.5mm headphone jack port and the Exynos 1080 5G chipset is an average-performing chip.
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Realme 9 Pro+ (€295)
The Realme 9 Pro+ has the best main camera in a smartphone under 300 Euros. It features a 50MP Sony IMX766 sensor that has OIS and an impressive Dimensity 920 5G chipset. This phone is good for playing games and its main camera can take really good photos and record nice videos.
This is one of Europe’s few smartphones under 300 Euros that retains the 3.5mm headphone jack. But it has no microSD card slot and has a smaller 4,500mAh battery. But it features a 60W fast-changing and an impressive 6.4-inches 90Hz AMOLED display.
Motorola Moto G82 (€315)
The Motorola Moto G82 has the combination of everything you need in a smartphone. It has a microSD card slot, and a 3.5mm headphone jack, and is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging. The Moto G82 5G is one of Europe’s few phones that cost 300 Euros to feature water repellent design, a 6.6-inches AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, and a 50MP OIS camera.
The few downsides to this smartphone are that its camera can only record videos in 1080p resolution and its chipset is not as powerful as the ones used in the phones above.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G (€293)
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G has an impressive 6.43-inches AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and HDR10+ support. The display produces sharp colors and is protected by a Gorilla Glass 5. It has space for a microSD card slot and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It has a 64MP quad rear camera that can record steady videos in 4K resolution.
Nord CE 2 5G also features the decent performing Dimensity 900 5G chipset. It is powered by a 4,500mAh battery and boots Android 11 out of the box. So, it has a smaller battery capacity and will have shorter software updates than other phones on this list.
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Samsung Galaxy M33 5G (€269)
The Samsung Galaxy M33 is known not for just its 5G connectivity but also for its big battery. It has a big 5,000mAh battery and a 6.6-inches TFT display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The Galaxy M33 has space for a microSD card slot and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Its performance is powered by the Exynos 1280 5G chipset and it boots Android 12 out of the box (it will get up to 3 years of software updates)
However, it has a TFT display which is not as sharp as an AMOLED display and the 25W wired charging won’t charge the 5,000mAh battery fast.
Realme Narzo 50 5G (€219)
Realme Narzo 50 5G features a 6.6-inches LCD display with FHD+ resolution and support for a 90Hz refresh rate. It is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. It has useful features such as a 3.5mm headphone jack, microSD card slot, NFC, etc.
Although it features the Dimensity 810 5G chipset which s not a very powerful chip, for its price, the Realme Narzo 50 is one of the best smartphones under 300 Euros to buy in Europe.
OPPO A77 5G (€276)
The OPPO A77 5G features an impressive 5,000mAh battery that can fast wired fast charge at 33W. It’s also IPX4 water resistant, it has a microSD card slot, and retains the 3.5mm headphone jack port. Its display can refresh at 90Hz and it has a 48MP dual rear camera.
But its display resolution is HD+ and an IPS LCD panel. So, you won’t get that accurate color from the display as with the AMOLED screen phones on this list. Its chipset is the Dimensity 810 5G and even though it has 5G connectivity, it’s average performing chip compared to the phones listed above.
Honor X8 5G (€299)
The Honor X8 5G is one of the least impressive smartphones under 300 Euros to buy. The Snapdragon 480+ chip inside is not the best SoC on this list, it has an HD+ display, LCD panel, no higher refresh rate, and its 5,000mAh battery will take more than an hour to fully charge.
However it’s €299.95 is the recommended retail price and should Honor decide to give it a price cut, the price might get as low as €200. Most of the phones on this list are enjoying discounts and that’s why they’re currently sold for under 300 Euros.