There's never been a better time to buy a cheap Android phone and still get a top quality experience.
It used to be the norm that to get a good phone you'd have to spend a good chunk of change. But while the high end continues to progress at a predictable rate, the mid-tiers have suddenly become where the action is at. It's easier than ever to get a quality Android smartphone without paying too much for it. We daresay you can call it a "cheap" Android smartphone at this point and not feel bad about it.
For around $250 it's now possible to get a good phone by any standard. Here's our roundup of the best you can get right now.