We’ve all been there, constantly refreshing our social media feeds while our sluggish phone struggles to keep up. But here’s the deal: you don’t have to break the bank for a new phone that works like a dream. Fortunately, we have covered you with our guide on a wide range of smartphones under £500!
Say goodbye to lagging screens and hello to top-notch features that won’t burn a hole in your wallet. It’s time to capture life’s moments in style without draining your savings. Trust us; your Instagram game will thank you. Read on to discover some of our favourite budget-friendly smartphones under £500 and learn how to upgrade and sell your old device with the help of Mazuma. Prepare to be amazed!
Samsung Galaxy S10 G973F
Looking to upgrade your old Samsung phone to a new device with outstanding features? Look no further than the refurbished Samsung Galaxy S10 G973F. The Galaxy S10 boasts a stunning Ultra-wide camera that lets you capture cinematic photos with a 123-degree field of vision.
Are you struggling to edit your photos in a hurry? The intelligent camera learns from your past preferences to suggest ideal image compositions, adjusting settings automatically for the perfect shot.
Your videos will be just as impressive for the passionate filmmakers who own this smartphone because of its 4K UHD recording capability. Streaming and video sharing are also incredibly easy thanks to reliable Wi-Fi 6 and quick LTE 4G connectivity.
All that photography and recording can be draining for many phone models, and you’ve probably experienced unexpected battery loss with your current device. Avoid lost moments with dead phones thanks to the intelligently designed battery that will last all day. It will learn your usage patterns to improve your overall power consumption to ensure your phone lasts as long as you need it.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Another addition to our range of Samsung phones under £500 is the refurbished Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G. The Ultra’s slim bezels and subtle camera cut-out offer a vast viewing experience, while its newly improved Super Smooth 60fps video takes viewing to another level.
With its unique contour-cut camera design, you’ll capture cinematic 8K video and stunning pictures while experiencing the fastest chipset and strongest glass within a sleek and stylish design. This phone is perfect for people who adore adventure holidays and need a durable phone to match.
The S21 Ultra 5G’s dynamic frame rate in FHD Auto mode captures smoother video during the day and switches it to 30fps for brighter video in low light. With the Super Steady feature, you can now shoot videos like an action camera for incredible gimbal-smooth footage, perfect for those on the move. With a similar intelligent battery design as the previous phone, users will enjoy all-day battery life, ideal for their active lifestyle. In addition, the 5G connectivity guarantees you remain connected and can share and view all your favourite adventure clips and pics in the blink of an eye.
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Here’s another popular choice for budgets under £500, the iPhone 11 Pro Max. Users will be astonished by their unrivalled performance and cutting-edge features. With a stunning Pro Display and the A13 Bionic chip, this device offers a seamless user experience and unparalleled speed.
The triple-camera system, featuring Ultra Wide, Wide, and Telephoto lenses, takes your photography skills to new heights, delivering breathtaking photos and stunning 4K videos.
But it doesn’t stop there! The iPhone 11 Pro Max also boasts improved battery life, offering up to four and five extra hours, respectively, compared to previous models such as the iPhone XS or 8. We have these models to sell because these devices are built to last, with the toughest glass ever in a smartphone and water resistance of up to 4 meters.
Apple iPhone 12
This powerful refurbished iPhone 12 has advanced features designed to enhance your daily life, such as 5G for lightning-fast streaming. With its stunning Super Retina XDR display, you’ll enjoy vivid colours and true-to-life visuals. Whether browsing the web, streaming videos or playing games, this phone is a complete entertainment device.
The A14 Bionic chip, the fastest chip ever in a smartphone, ensures seamless performance and unparalleled speed. You’ll capture your most precious moments with professional-quality photos using the dual-camera system that includes Night mode, Deep Fusion, and Smart HDR 3.
We’re proud to offer the Apple iPhone 12 as one of our refurbished devices, offering an affordable way to get your hands on your ideal phone. Despite being pre-owned, it’s been carefully checked by our expert phone technicians to ensure it performs as well as a brand-new device.
Google Pixel 7
Our refurbished Google Pixel 7 has an abundance of impressive features, but let’s start with its camera, making it a great phone for content creators. Get ready to capture every single detail with its powerful rear camera system. Say goodbye to blurry shots and hello to stunning, high-resolution images. The advanced Night Sight mode will have you taking jaw-dropping photos in low light, while the Portrait Mode will make your subject stand out with beautiful depth-of-field effects. And let’s not forget about the impressive front camera that will help you perfect those holiday selfies.
But the Pixel 7 is not just about its killer camera; it’s all about speed and power. Have you ever been worried about running out of storage for all those breathtaking photos and hilarious videos? You don’t have to with this phone. The Pixel 7 has plenty of storage to keep all your memories safe. Plus, you’ll have access to Google One to store all your files in the cloud and never worry about running out of space again.
And let’s not forget about the sheer convenience of using the Pixel 7. With its integrated Google Assistant, you can effortlessly navigate your day, make reservations, send messages, and even order your favourite pizza, all with just your voice. It’s like having an assistant in the palm of your hand!
Google Pixel 6 Pro
What sets the Google Pixel 6 Pro apart from the rest of our smartphones for under £500? Let’s start with its stunning camera capabilities. With cutting-edge technology and advanced sensors, the Pixel 6 Pro captures breathtaking photos and videos that will leave you speechless.
But the Pixel 6 Pro is more than just a camera powerhouse. It boasts a brilliant and immersive display that brings your content to life. With its large OLED display and smooth 120Hz refresh rate, every image and video becomes a visual delight. Lose yourself in your favourite movies, browse the web easily, and enjoy a gaming experience like never before – all on the Pixel 6 Pro’s captivating screen.
Performance-wise, the Pixel 6 Pro is a true beast. Powered by the latest technology and a top-of-the-line processor, it delivers exceptional speed, seamlessly handles multitasking, and ensures smooth performance even with the most demanding apps and games. Plus, with the added advantage of 5G connectivity, you can stay connected at lightning-fast speeds and enjoy lag-free streaming, browsing, and downloading.
Why choose refurbished phones?
When searching for a budget-friendly smartphone, it’s essential to consider whether to purchase a new or refurbished device. Refurbished devices are pre-owned phones that have been restored to their original function, often at a fraction of the price of a new device. By purchasing a refurbished phone, you can save money and do your part in reducing electronic waste.
At Mazuma, we offer refurbished smartphones at competitive prices, so you can enjoy the latest technology without breaking the bank. Plus, by selling your old mobile phone with us, you can put extra cash towards your refurbished device. So, if you’re searching for a refurbished smartphone, we’ve got what you need to upgrade today.
Trade in your old device with Mazuma Mobile and get a quote today. Even if you want to sell a broken phone, we can offer you the best prices online so you can treat yourself to an upgrade.