Best Cell Phones Under $500 In 2021

David and David tell you about the best cell phones under $500 in 2021. A new cell phone, even one with 5G capabilities, doesn’t have to break the bank! You can often find great deals on Amazon, eBay, or directly from wireless carriers.

1. Introduction [0:00]
2. Apple iPhone SE 2 [0:08]
3. Apple iPhone X [0:46]
4. Google Pixel 4a 5G [1:46]
5. Samsung Galaxy S10 & Galaxy A51 [2:38]

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  1. oneyker on June 23, 2021 at 7:59 pm

    I got me a iPhone 11 Pro for $460 in mint condition it is an awesome phone I am so happy with it

  2. James Lesley on June 23, 2021 at 8:03 pm

    Apple offers refurbished phones with trade-in options. When you talk about the size of the screen then you might also mention the size of your fingers. I have fat fingers. I have the Apple SE 128. It’s the worst nightmare on earth. not only the size but it has an internal graphic interface short. and the worst nightmare was the disrespectfully showed to me. Like it was my fault that they built & sold a defective phone and that their customer should want to hold them accountable. It’s a lemon. iLemon SE. Corporate monsters. Without ethics or morality.

  3. VMAXBX on June 23, 2021 at 8:04 pm

    $500!? Samsung sells one for $89 that is 99% the same as any other phone. Why in the world would i spend a penny more? Sillyness.

  4. Spiceweasel on June 23, 2021 at 8:09 pm

    I have an s20+ and absolutely hate it. Battery hog supreme. Eats through charging cables like candy.

  5. Debbie Morris on June 23, 2021 at 8:09 pm

    What do the iPhone 8 pro costs?

  6. DonoTheGamer on June 23, 2021 at 8:10 pm

    I recently got the iPhone XR for like $370 about a month ago. It’s pretty great. I’ve been using it a lot and have only charged it a few times since then. Excellent battery life and performance for a phone that’s over 2 years old.

  7. Liana Enbey on June 23, 2021 at 8:14 pm

    I appreciate videos like this! I have been buying used flagships for years now and it makes so much more sense for me. Right now I am trying to figure out what phone to get under $500 for *video* capabilities specifically. I feel like I narrowed it down to the iPhone SE 2, the iPhone XS and the Pixel 4a 5g but IDK do ya’ll have any suggestions for me? I want something to easily pull out for b-roll for YouTube videos (currently have a Sony a7s setup for a-roll)I currently have the Pixel 4a 4g because I loved my pixel 2 so much but I am really disappointed with the camera. Please share your words of wisdom!!

  8. Idaho Rider on June 23, 2021 at 8:14 pm

    Great info thank you

  9. Kafi Smokie on June 23, 2021 at 8:14 pm

    Thanks for your update 🙂

  10. Kinqcush on June 23, 2021 at 8:15 pm


  11. Alma Lodge 523 IOOF on June 23, 2021 at 8:16 pm

    All Apple does now is make cameras not secure cell phones

  12. Dw Bim on June 23, 2021 at 8:18 pm

    Nice and simple phone, with a crap ton of features that I am still learning about even though I’ve had this phone for about 2 months now lol. Battery life is amazing, with light use it stays charged for multiple days without having to put it back on the charger 🙂

  13. DrHavok1 on June 23, 2021 at 8:18 pm

    This should have been labeled…. What are the best IPhone or Samsung phones to find on eBay for under 500

  14. AtReef on June 23, 2021 at 8:22 pm


  15. Radical SalED on June 23, 2021 at 8:25 pm

    Lg velvet is higjly underrated

  16. Trickzy on June 23, 2021 at 8:25 pm

    Just got my mom to buy a s10 what a great phone, the only thing u miss out compared to the s20 is 120hz display but for $300 more and worse battery life wasnt worth it

  17. Walter Tx. on June 23, 2021 at 8:31 pm

    Thanks guys, for the update on phones 👍
    I love my S10e, not nearly as big in your pocket.

  18. mbaxter22 on June 23, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    Talking about megapixels like they matter. Amateurs.

  19. Stefan Constantinescu on June 23, 2021 at 8:35 pm

    P30 Pro is the best buy in 500$ budget

  20. F P on June 23, 2021 at 8:39 pm

    iPhone SE 2 here and I love it. Got it new from apple store a couple of months ago.

  21. Tony Kelts on June 23, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    I got a zte blade x1 5g for $360 from visible wireless (and $25/month service). It has an awesome camera system and is a very capable phone. It certainly works good here in North Central Florida.

  22. CinemaJohn on June 23, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    So in conclusion: Buy used phones.

  23. mildred lackey on June 23, 2021 at 8:43 pm

    Very good info guys, thanks,

  24. HalfSpin on June 23, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    Jesus is coming back soon , Repent