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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for smartphones for beginners.

Smartphones are the most widely used electronic devices in the world. They are used for communication, entertainment, business, and many other activities. Smartphones are designed to make life easier. Browse the top-ranked list of smartphones for beginners below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. BLU - G63 128GB (Unlocked) - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: G0870
    SKU: 6544768
    Top comment

    "Great cell phone at a great price especially for a gift as a beginners phone...I used this as a temporary phone while I waited for the new one that I really wanted. For a dirt cheap smartphone, it's not bad. Reception is good, screen is ok, camera is decent. "

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    Experience picture-perfect realism on the stunning 6.8" HD+ display of the G63. With an octa-core processor and abundant memory space (128GB + expandable up to 256GB + 4GB RAM), this device guarantees a seamless experience. Plus, its 5000mAh super battery provides exceptional all-day usage.
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    "Great cell phone at a great price especially for a gift as a beginners phone...I used this as a temporary phone while I waited for the new one that I really wanted. For a dirt cheap smartphone, it's not bad. Reception is good, screen is ok, camera is decent. "

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    Experience picture-perfect realism on the stunning 6.8" HD+ display of the G63. With an octa-core processor and abundant memory space (128GB + expandable up to 256GB + 4GB RAM), this device guarantees a seamless experience. Plus, its 5000mAh super battery provides exceptional all-day usage.
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  2. OnePlus - Nord N30 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Chromatic Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "She is older and has a hard time with smartphones, however with this one she's killing it! ...Pretty decent beginner phone. The screen is not as sharp as the higher priced alternatives, but it was a bargain on sale."

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    The OnePlus Nord N30 packs a powerful punch, combining premium specs and the power of 5G at an entry-level price. A premium 6.72” 120Hz display keeps all your content smooth & fluid. Powered by a massive 5000mAh battery & 50W SUPERVOOC Charging, the Nord N30 5G handles all your favorite content & apps without breaking a sweat. With 128GB of storage (expandable up to 1TB), you’ll have all the space you need to store your photos, videos, and favorite content. Upgrade your smartphone experience with the OnePlus Nord N30 5G today.
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    "She is older and has a hard time with smartphones, however with this one she's killing it! ...Pretty decent beginner phone. The screen is not as sharp as the higher priced alternatives, but it was a bargain on sale."

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    The OnePlus Nord N30 packs a powerful punch, combining premium specs and the power of 5G at an entry-level price. A premium 6.72” 120Hz display keeps all your content smooth & fluid. Powered by a massive 5000mAh battery & 50W SUPERVOOC Charging, the Nord N30 5G handles all your favorite content & apps without breaking a sweat. With 128GB of storage (expandable up to 1TB), you’ll have all the space you need to store your photos, videos, and favorite content. Upgrade your smartphone experience with the OnePlus Nord N30 5G today.
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  3. Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone 8 Plus 256GB 4G LTE (Unlocked) - Silver - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Good Beginner Phone"

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    Watch movies or play games on this refurbished Apple iPhone 8 Plus. The 5.5-inch display supports enjoyable media experiences, and the 256GB of internal memory lets you store plenty of photos, videos and apps. This unlocked Apple iPhone 8 Plus works with any carrier and has front and back cameras for capturing candid moments and selfies.
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    Top comment

    "Good Beginner Phone"

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    Watch movies or play games on this refurbished Apple iPhone 8 Plus. The 5.5-inch display supports enjoyable media experiences, and the 256GB of internal memory lets you store plenty of photos, videos and apps. This unlocked Apple iPhone 8 Plus works with any carrier and has front and back cameras for capturing candid moments and selfies.
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  4. Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone 8 64GB (Unlocked) - Gray - Angle_Zoom

    Model: 8 64GB GRAY CRB
    SKU: 6305068
    Top comment

    "Beginner phone...Exactly what I was looking for, for my grandson. A beginner phone"

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    Take 8.0-MP still photos while recording 4K video with this Apple iPhone 8. Its FaceTime HD camera lets you keep in contact with family and friends, and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor is built into the home button to prevent unauthorized access. This Apple iPhone 8 has 64GB of memory for storing photo albums and music.
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    "Beginner phone...Exactly what I was looking for, for my grandson. A beginner phone"

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    Take 8.0-MP still photos while recording 4K video with this Apple iPhone 8. Its FaceTime HD camera lets you keep in contact with family and friends, and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor is built into the home button to prevent unauthorized access. This Apple iPhone 8 has 64GB of memory for storing photo albums and music.
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  5. Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone 8 Plus 64GB Phone (Unlocked) - Space Gray - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great beginner iphone...Great phone all though I had to get a new battery put in it but it’s a great phone for a beginner"

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    Stay in touch with this pre-owned Apple iPhone 8 Plus. Capture memories with its rear 12.0-MP camera or snap selfies with the 7.0-MP front camera, and load all the apps you want thanks to the 64GB of internal memory. This Apple iPhone 8 Plus has a 5.5-inch capacitive touch screen display for effortless navigation.
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    "Great beginner iphone...Great phone all though I had to get a new battery put in it but it’s a great phone for a beginner"

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    Stay in touch with this pre-owned Apple iPhone 8 Plus. Capture memories with its rear 12.0-MP camera or snap selfies with the 7.0-MP front camera, and load all the apps you want thanks to the 64GB of internal memory. This Apple iPhone 8 Plus has a 5.5-inch capacitive touch screen display for effortless navigation.
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  6. Sony - Xperia 5 IV 128GB (Unlocked) - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great phone for beginners. Great for gifts. We bought this for a stocking stuffer"

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    Product Description

    Discover a compact smartphone with all the power and performance you need for every day creativity. From imaging to livestreaming, mobile gaming, music, movies, and more, the Xperia 5 IV has it all. Featuring 5G connectivity, 8GB RAM and 128GB storage with an additional SD card slot. Our brightest ever 6.1" FHD 120Hz HDR OLED display and 4K HDR 120fps video recording on all rear cameras.
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    Top comment

    "Great phone for beginners. Great for gifts. We bought this for a stocking stuffer"

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    Product Description

    Discover a compact smartphone with all the power and performance you need for every day creativity. From imaging to livestreaming, mobile gaming, music, movies, and more, the Xperia 5 IV has it all. Featuring 5G connectivity, 8GB RAM and 128GB storage with an additional SD card slot. Our brightest ever 6.1" FHD 120Hz HDR OLED display and 4K HDR 120fps video recording on all rear cameras.
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  7. Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone X 64GB (Unlocked) - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great camera for beginners!!!"

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    Product Description

    Pick your GSM carrier of choice with this unlocked Apple iPhone X smartphone. The 64GB of internal storage offers ample storage for apps and multimedia files, while the 5.8-inch Super Retina HD display provides clear, detailed visuals. This preowned space gray Apple iPhone X smartphone features 12.0MP rear and 7.0MP front-facing cameras for high-quality photos.
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    Top comment

    "Great camera for beginners!!!"

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    Pick your GSM carrier of choice with this unlocked Apple iPhone X smartphone. The 64GB of internal storage offers ample storage for apps and multimedia files, while the 5.8-inch Super Retina HD display provides clear, detailed visuals. This preowned space gray Apple iPhone X smartphone features 12.0MP rear and 7.0MP front-facing cameras for high-quality photos.
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  8. Boost Mobile Samsung Galaxy A03 - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: SPHA037UANB
    SKU: 6504695
    Top comment

    "Ok for beginners...Really affordable and a great phone for beginners and easy to operate.. I recommend this phone"

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    Product Description

    The Samsung Galaxy A03S gives you awesome essentials. Downloading and streaming is a breeze thanks to a long-lasting battery and powerful processor. The crystal-clear edge-to-edge display makes everything look brilliant. A multi-lens camera captures awesome moments, from snapshots of culinary masterpieces and everyday adventures to family reels.
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    "Ok for beginners...Really affordable and a great phone for beginners and easy to operate.. I recommend this phone"

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    The Samsung Galaxy A03S gives you awesome essentials. Downloading and streaming is a breeze thanks to a long-lasting battery and powerful processor. The crystal-clear edge-to-edge display makes everything look brilliant. A multi-lens camera captures awesome moments, from snapshots of culinary masterpieces and everyday adventures to family reels.
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  9. Google - Pixel 7 128GB (Unlocked) - Lemongrass - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Super smartphone!...Good beginner android phone"

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    Product Description

    Meet Pixel 7. Powered by Google Tensor G2, it’s fast and secure, with amazing battery life and the advanced Pixel Camera. Take beautifully authentic, accurate photos with Real Tone and stunning video with Cinematic Blur. And with the certified Titan M2 security chip and a built-in VPN, Pixel helps protect your personal data.₁
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    Top comment

    "Super smartphone!...Good beginner android phone"

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    Meet Pixel 7. Powered by Google Tensor G2, it’s fast and secure, with amazing battery life and the advanced Pixel Camera. Take beautifully authentic, accurate photos with Real Tone and stunning video with Cinematic Blur. And with the certified Titan M2 security chip and a built-in VPN, Pixel helps protect your personal data.₁
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  10. Tracfone - Nokia 2760 Flip 4GB Prepaid - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: TFNKN139DC3PWP
    SKU: 6506311
    Top comment

    "Very good flip with a lot of features that exist in smartphones...The phone construction seems cheap but for the price it is a great beginner for son entering his teenage years. Easy to program and operate if you have patience. "

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    Product Description

    Enjoy classic flip phone functionality with modern features on the NOKIA 2760 Flip from Tracfone. Access your text messages, memories, and e-mail quickly with a quad-core processor and built-in apps. Call and connect confidently with the speed of 4G. Keep track of notifications as they come in with a crystal-clear external LCD display. Capture your favorite moments with a 5MP rear camera and 4GB of memory..
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    "Very good flip with a lot of features that exist in smartphones...The phone construction seems cheap but for the price it is a great beginner for son entering his teenage years. Easy to program and operate if you have patience. "

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    Product Description

    Enjoy classic flip phone functionality with modern features on the NOKIA 2760 Flip from Tracfone. Access your text messages, memories, and e-mail quickly with a quad-core processor and built-in apps. Call and connect confidently with the speed of 4G. Keep track of notifications as they come in with a crystal-clear external LCD display. Capture your favorite moments with a 5MP rear camera and 4GB of memory..
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