Best Mobiles Under 500 AED in UAE [2020]

Buying a smartphone is not difficult today. All famous brands have already introduced numerous models of mobiles that you can under the budget of only 500 AED. If you or any of your friend is looking for a cheap smartphone in UAE share this post with him/her. ReviewArabia has listed the Cheap Best Mobiles under 500 AED only in UAE.

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10 Best Mobiles under 500 AED in UAE

UAE has become a place where people from every corner come to earn money. Some are those who have invested here and played their role in the development of it.

On the other hand, most of the people from the third world come here to work and earn for their families. Most of these people have a very low income and cannot afford the expensive mobiles. Usually, this class of people uses smartphones to contact their families with social media apps which is the best affordable method for them.

In this post, we have listed the 10 Cheap Best Mobiles under 500 AED only in UAE that will help you to choose the best option for you or your friend who is looking for a cheap smartphone.


Huawei Y7 Prime 2019

Huawei Y7 was released in January 2019. It is one of the best models of Huawei that was widely bought throughout the world at a very affordable price. This phone has a unique design that attracts the people towards itself. The following are the specifications that make it our first choice in the list of Best Mobiles Under 500 AED in UAE.

Operating System

This phone comes with Android 8.0 Oreo and is upgradeable to Android 9.0 Pie. It runs on EMUI 8.2 which is convenient to use.

Display

This phone has an IPS display with 16M colors and has a resolution of 720 x 1520 px with 269 px per inch. This phone is about 6.26 inches in size.

Camera

This phone has a dual-camera setup with 16 MP and 2 MP in-depth lens and has a focal length of f/1.8 with led flash. The Selfie camera has a 16MP lens. The main camera can record 1080 video at 30fps while the front camera also records 1080 video at 30 fps.

Chipset

This product is equipped with Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 chipset and has a processor that has a specification of 1.8 GHz Octacore and consists GPU of Adreno 506.

Battery

This product contains a non-removable Li-ion battery which is about 4000 mAh and supports 10W charging.

Memory

This product comes with 32 GB of internal storage and 3 GB RAM. it has a slot for a microSD card to extend the storage capacity.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite has a fast and super speedy RAM of 8 GB. The internal storage is 128 GB.


Samsung Galaxy M20

Samsung M20 is one of the mobiles from the Samsung M series that you can buy under the budget of 500 AED. This model of Samsung was released on 28 January 2019. This product looks glossy and premium. It is designed in a credible manner. This product is user-friendly and is quite affordable. This model comprises a unique design with a polycarbonate body. Check the prominent features in the coming lines for this smartphone.

Operating System

This phone comes with Android 8.1 Oreo and can be upgraded to the latest version of Android.

Display

This phone has a PLS TFT display with 16M colors and has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 px with 409 px per inch. This phone is about 6.3 inches in size.

Camera

This phone has a dual-camera setup with a 13 MP lens and 5 MP ultra-wide-angle lens and has a focal length of f/1.9 and f/2.2 respectively with led flash. The Selfie camera has an 8 MP lens and a focal length of f/2.0. The main camera can record 1080 video at 30fps while the front camera also records 1080 video at 30 fps.

Chipset

This product is equipped with Exynos 7904 chipset and has a processor that has a specification of Octa-core (2×1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) and consist GPU of Mali-G71 MP2.

Battery

This product contains a non-removable Li-Po battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh and supports 15W fast charging. This smartphone has the best and biggest battery as compared to the other mobiles under 500 AED in this post.

Memory

This product comes in two variants. The first is with the internal storage of 32 GB and 3 GB RAM. The other has an internal storage of 64 GB and 4 GB RAM. It also has a microSD card slot that allows you to extend the memory.


Xiaomi Redmi 8

Xiaomi is a Chinese top smartphone brand after Huawei that is growing its root very fast in the market. The Xiaomi Redmi 8 is a premium product from this franchise that has a unique design and shiny look. It is quite affordable to buy and the structure is made up of polycarbonate material. The following are the prominent features.

Operating System

This phone comes with Android 9.0 Pie and is upgradeable to android 10 Q. It uses one MIUI 11 interface.

Display

This phone has an IPS LCD display with 16M colors and has a resolution of 720 x 1520 px with 270 px per inch. This phone is about 6.22 inches in size.

Camera

This phone has a dual-camera setup with a 12 MP lens and 2 MP in-depth and has a focal length of f/1.8 with led flash. The Selfie camera has an 8MP lens and a focal length of f/2.0. The main camera can record 1080 video at 30fps while the front camera also records 1080 video at 30 fps.

Chipset

This product is equipped with Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 chipset and has a processor that has the specification of Octa-core (4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.45 GHz Cortex A53) and consist GPU of Adreno 505.

Battery

This product contains a non-removable Li-Po battery which is about 5000 mAh and supports 18W fast charging.

Memory

This product comes in two variants. The first is with internal storage 32 GB and 3 GB RAM and the other with 64 GB and 4 GB RAM. It has a microSD card slot to extend the storage capacity.


Lenovo K8 Note

Lenovo is a famous brand and now it also entered the market of smartphones. This product has a very elegant design and is designed for those who don’t want to compromise on camera and music quality this product has built-in Dolby Atmos features for music lovers and a water-proof system to protect the device from accidental spills. Following are its specifications: –

Operating System

This phone comes with Android 7.0 Nougat and is upgradeable to Android 9.0 Pie.

Display

This phone has an IPS LCD display with 16M colors and has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 px with 401 px per inch. This phone is about 5.5 inches in size.

Camera

This phone has a dual-camera setup with 13 MP lens and 5 MP in-depth and has a focal length of f/1.7 and f/2.4 respectively with led flash. The Selfie camera has a 13MP lens and a focal length of f/2.0. The main camera can record 1080 video at 30fps while the front camera also records 1080 video at 30 fps.

Chipset

This product is equipped with Mediatek MT6797D Helio X23 chipset and has a processor that has the specification of Deca-core 2.3 GHz and consists GPU of Mali-T880 MP4.

Battery

This product contains a non-removable Li-Po battery which is about 4000 mAh and supports 15W fast charging.

Memory

This product comes in two variants. The first is with an internal storage of 32 GB and 3 GB RAM while the other has an internal storage of 64 GB and 4 GB RAM. It also has a microSD card slot to extend the storage to store more data.


Samsung Galaxy A01

This model comes from the Samsung A series franchise and is relatively affordable as compared to its other A series variants. It has a very elegant and unique shape. The top-notch display gives it a glossy look it has an OLED display. The following are the prominent features of this one of the best smartphones under 500 AED by Samsung.

Operating System

This phone comes with Android 9.0 and is upgradeable to the next Android version.

Display

This phone has a PLS TFT display with 16M colors and has a resolution of 720 x 1520 px with 294 px per inch. This phone is about 5.7 inches in size.

Camera

This phone has a dual-camera setup with a 13 MP lens and 2 MP in-depth and has a focal length of f/2.2 and f/2.4 respectively with led flash. The Selfie camera has a 5MP lens and a focal length of f/2.2. The main camera can record 1080 video at 30fps while the front camera also records 1080 video at 30 fps.

Chipset

This product is equipped with Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 chipset and has a processor that has the specification of Octa-core (4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.45 GHz Cortex A53) and consist GPU of Adreno 505.

Battery

This product contains a non-removable Li-ion battery which is about 3000 mAh.

Memory

This smartphone comes in two variants. The first has the internal storage of 16 GB and 2 GB RAM while the other has 32 GB internal storage and 2 GB RAM. You can extend the storage by a microSD card to store more data.


Samsung Galaxy M10/A10

This product falls in the Samsung M series franchise. In this franchise Samsung, for the first time introduced a full notch display. It consists of a thin black border around it. The body structure of this phone is made up of plastic. Check the prominent features of this smartphone.

Operating System

This phone comes with Android 8.1 Oreo and is upgradeable to Android 9.0 Pie. It uses one UI interface.

Display

This phone has a PLS TFT display with 16M colors and has a resolution of 720×1520 px with 270 px per inch. This phone is about 6.22 inches in size.

Camera

This phone has a dual-camera setup with a 13 MP lens and 5 MP ultrawide-angle lens and has a focal length of f/1.9 and f/2.2 respectively with led flash. The Selfie camera has a 5 MP lens and a focal length of f/2.0. The main camera can record 1080 video at 30fps while the front camera also records 1080 video at 30 fps.

Chipset

This product is equipped with Exynos 7870 Octa chipset and has a processor that has the specification of Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 and consists GPU of Mali-T830 MP1.

Battery

This product contains a non-removable Li-ion battery which is about 3400 mAh capacity.

Memory

This smartphone by Samsung comes in two variants. The first one has the internal storage of 16 GB and 2GB RAM while the other has 32 GB internal storage and 3 GB RAM. It also has a dedicated slot for microSD cards to extend the storage capacity to store more data.


Nokia 3.2

Nokia was one of the brands of the famous cellphone but it entered the smartphone world very late. It is a cheap phone and its body structure is made up of polycarbonate and has a top-notch display. The front side looks quite glossy and elegant and is reflective. However, this model attracts some dust particles to it. The following are some of the prominent features of this phone.

Operating System

This phone comes with Android 9.0 and is upgradeable to Android 10. It uses Android one software overlay.

Display

This phone has an IPS LCD display with 16M colors and has a resolution of 720×1520 px with 269 px per inch. This phone is about 6.26 inches in size.

Camera

This phone has a main camera with 13 MP and has a focal length of f/2.2 with led flash. The Selfie camera has a 5 MP lens and a focal length of f/2.2. The main camera can record 1080 video at 30fps while the front camera also records 1080 video at 30 fps.

Chipset

This product is equipped with Qualcomm SDM429 Snapdragon 429 chipset and has a processor that has the specification of Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 and consist GPU of Adreno 504.

Battery

This product contains a non-removable Li-ion battery which is about 4000 mAh capacity and supports 10W charging.

Memory

Nokia 3.2 also comes in two variants. The first has an internal storage capacity of 16 GB and 2 GB RAM while the other has 32 GB internal storage with 3 GB RAM. The storage capacity can be extended through a microSD card to store more data.


OPPO A57

Oppo is one of the famous Chinese brands that also become popular worldwide. The OPPO A57 is a cheap and quite affordable smartphone by Oppo that you can get under the price of 500 AED. It has a plastic body and a unique and elegant design. This best and cheap smartphone looks quite beautiful in hand which is available in black and gold colors etc. Review the prominent features of this phone in the following paragraphs.

Operating System

This phone comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is upgradeable to Android 7.0 Nougat. It uses Color OS 3 which is easy to use and smooth.

Display

This phone has an IPS LCD display with 16M colors and has a resolution of 720×1280 px with 282 px per inch. The screen size of this phone is about 5.2 inches.

Camera

This phone has a main camera with 13 MP and has a focal length of f/2.2 with led flash. The Selfie camera has a 16 MP lens and a focal length of f/2.0. With the main camera, you can record 1080 video at 30fps while the front camera also records 1080 video at 30 fps.

Chipset

This product is equipped with Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 chipset and has a processor that has the specification of Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 and consists GPU of Adreno 505.

Battery

This product contains a non-removable Li-ion battery which is about 2900 mAh capacity.

Memory

Oppo A57 comes with 32 GB of internal storage capacity and has a 3 GB RAM. It also has a dedicated microSD card slot to extend the storage capacity.


Huawei Y6

The Huawei Y series is a budget level franchise. It doesn’t have so much performance but is quite elegant and unique in shape. Huawei Y6 has a full notch display and is good for low-level photography. Following are its specification: –

Operating System

This phone comes with Android 9.0 and is upgradeable to Android 10. It runs on EMUI 9.1 which is user friendly.

Display

This phone has an IPS LCD display with 16M colors and has a resolution of 720×1560 px with 282 px per inch. This phone is about 6.09 inches in size.

Camera

Huawei Y6 has a main camera with 13 MP and has a focal length of f/1.8 with led flash. The Selfie camera has an 8 MP lens and a focal length of f/2.0 with led flash. The main camera can record 1080 video at 30fps while the front camera also records 1080 video at 30 fps.

Chipset

This product is equipped with Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 chipset and has a processor that has the specification of Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 and consist GPU of PowerVR GE8320.

Battery

Huawei Y6 contains a non-removable Li-ion battery with a capacity of about 3020 mAh.

Memory

It has an internal storage capacity of 32 GB 2 GB RAM. To extend the storage for more data, you can use a microSD card.


Huawei Y5 Prime

This is an old model of Huawei Y series. This is a cheap smartphone that has midrange features and is affordable to buy. The camera results in good low light photography is quite good. It is a mid-range phone with a very elegant and unique design. Huawei Y5 is available in blue and black colors. This is the last product in our list of Best Mobiles under 500 AED in UAE.

Operating System

This phone comes with Android 8.1 Oreo and is upgradeable to Android 9.0 Pie. It runs on EMUI 8 which is user friendly.

Display

This phone has an IPS LCD display with 16M colors and has a resolution of 720×1440 px with 295 px per inch. This phone is about 5.45 inches in size.

Camera

This phone has a main camera with 13 MP and has a focal length of f/2.0 with led flash. The Selfie camera has a 5 MP lens with led flash. The main camera can record 1080 video at 30fps while the front camera also records 1080 video at 30 fps.

Chipset

This product is equipped with Mediatek MT6739 chipset and has a processor that has the specification of Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and consists GPU of PowerVR GE8100.

Battery

This product contains a non-removable Li-ion battery which is about 3020 mAh capacity.

Memory

Huawei Y5 comes with 16 GB of internal memory and has 2 GB RAM. It also has a slot for a microSD card to extend the storage capacity to store more data.


This effort of ReviewArabia is to assist the buyer in buying one of the best mobile phones under 500 AED in UAE. All of the mobiles on this list are from the top international brands and already used and trusted by thousands of users. Mostly the low wage category goes for these mobiles but still, these mobiles are good looking and have the Better features. If I say, that these mobiles are equipped with the technology that expensive mobiles have 5 years back. Share with your friends who don’t like the expensive mobiles or who are looking for the cheap and best smartphones under 500 AED to help them.

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All the mobiles listed in this article of Best Mobiles under 2000 AED in UAE are available under 2000 dirham at the time of writing this article. Prices fluctuate from time to time and ReviewArabia has no responsibility and control over the price change.

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