ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser
The ZenFone line has been on this list for a long time and has been a great phone for those on a budget. Then in 2016, the company announced the ZenFone 3. There are a few different models to choose from, but we're interested in the Laser.
The entire ZenFone 3 lineup is now available in the US. They're pretty decent phones for the price. The cheapest option is the "Laser" model for, you guessed it, $199. Now that it's almost a year old we see prices under $179.
The ZenFone 3 Laser features a metal design with neat a neat etched finish. Buyers will enjoy a 5.5-inch 1080p display that looks decent. There's also 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a microSD slot to expand storage. Then, of course, the 13 MP camera with a fast laser autofocus. The front camera is 8MP for group photos or selfies. As for security, it does have a fingerprint scanner which is rare at this price point.
Buy it Now for $199 (on sale for $179)