ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser
The ZenFone 2 has been on this list for a long time, and has been a great phone for those on a budget. However, in 2016 the ZenFone 3 lineup was announced. They have multiple ZenFone 3 models, we want the Laser, not the Deluxe.
After a short wait the entire ZenFone 3 linup is now available in the US. They are amazing phones for a low price. The cheapest of all is the "Laser" model for, you guessed it, $199. And now in 2017 it's just $179.
The ZenFone 3 Laser features the same stunning metal design, 5.5-inch display, and laser-focus camera as the others, but comes in more wallet friendly. Buyers will get a 5.5-inch 1080p display, a Snapdragon processor with 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a microSD slot, and a 13 megapixel rear camera with a blazing fast laser auto-focus. There's also an 8MP front camera and a fingerprint scanner. This phone has a lot for the price.
It became available with support for most US carriers on October 6th. Go get one.
Buy it Now for $199 (on sale for $179)