Check out our picks for affordable 5G phones

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Upgrading to 5G means faster downloads, smoother video calling, and lower latency gaming.

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There are plenty of budget-friendly options, including phones like the Galaxy A15 5G, Revvl 6x 5G, and moto g 5G.

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Getting an affordable 5G phone is easy with Metro’s promotions and lease-to-own offers.

Advanced 5G phones are more budget-friendly than ever. Say goodbye to hefty price tags and extra fees for 5G. Plus, with the right network, you can get speeds 5x faster than 4G LTE. That means faster downloads, smoother video calling, and better cloud gaming. You don’t have to sacrifice innovation for an affordable cell phone. Read on to check out our best budget phones for 2024.

Most popular: Samsung Galaxy A15 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A15 5G is popular for a reason. Samsung is known for its high-quality displays, powerful hardware, and versatile camera systems—and the A15 checks all those boxes. Featuring a powerful 50MP triple camera system, 128GB of internal storage, and a crisp 6.5-inch Infinity-U FHD+ display, this phone is practically a steal for its $239.99 price tag. If you love Samsung phones and want one of the best budget phones on the market, you can't go wrong with the Galaxy A15 5G.

Best value: T-Mobile Revvl 6x 5G

If you're looking to get bang for your buck, here’s the REVVL 6x 5G. With a 6.5-inch display, a 50MP main camera, and a long-lasting 4500 mAh battery, you get premium features without the premium price tag. The REVVL’s 128GB of internal storage is also expandable up to 2TB, so there’s plenty of room for pictures, videos, and more. Coming in at $199.99 before any promotions, you'll get a great, affordable cell phone that's optimized for the Metro by T-Mobile network.

Most affordable: motorola moto g 5G

Hello, moto. Simply put, the moto g 5G won't set you back a “g.” For only $169.99, you get a long-lasting 5000mAh battery, an advanced 50MP quad pixel camera system, and a superfluid 120hz display. If you hate bloatware, you’ll be happy to find the moto g 5G runs a stock Android experience. There’s less clutter on your home screen and fewer pre-installed apps taking up storage. And a snappy Snapdragon octa-core processor means a smooth and clean user experience from start to finish. The moto g 5G comes in as one of our most affordable phones in a cost-to-feature comparison.

Ready to upgrade to 5G?

There's no shortage of affordable or inexpensive cell phones in 2024. But our picks strike the perfect balance between affordability and innovation. Whichever you choose, you'll get a feature-packed 5G phone powered by T-Mobile's nationwide network that won't break the bank.

If you're ready to make the switch to Metro or the leap to 5G, be sure to check out our 5G phone promotions, our lease-to-own offers, and our full catalog of Android phones and iPhones.

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