This affordable smartphone is Amazon shopper-approved — and on sale for just $212

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The UMIDIGI A11 Cell Phone is 15% off right now on Amazon. Image via Amazon.
The UMIDIGI A11 Cell Phone is 15% off right now on Amazon. Image via Amazon.

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Whether you’re someone who is prone to accidents or just prefers to keep things simple, an affordable smartphone is often the way to go. 

If you're looking to explore options for a new phone, you might want to check out Amazon’s selection of affordable smartphones. With prices that start under $250, options like the UMIDIGI A11 Cell Phone are a great alternative to pricey brand name models. 

UMIDIGI A11 Cell Phone

The UMIDIGI A11 Cell Phone is currently on sale for $212 on Amazon Canada. Image via Amazon.
The UMIDIGI A11 Cell Phone is currently on sale for $212 on Amazon Canada. Image via Amazon.

$212 $250 at Amazon

What is it?

The UMIDIGI A11 Cell Phone is one of Amazon’s most affordable smartphones, and it's currently 15 per cent off to boot. Running on the Android 11 operating system, it features a large 6.53” screen for brilliant viewing. The phone comes with 4GB of built-in memory and supports up to 128GB of extra memory, allowing you to store every important moment.

Its sleek design is made with a flat-edged metal frame and anti-fingerprint matte glass back, with bold graphics reading "BEYOND DREAMS" on the exterior. 

This phone also features some great photography capabilities, including an Ultra Wide Macro Triple Camera, a front-facing camera, super night mode settings and panorama mode.

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‘Very impressed with this phone'

Amazon shoppers have been impressed with this ultra-affordable smartphone that holds its own against pricy competitors. So far it has earned a 3.8-star rating from dozens of customer reviews, earning top marks for its durable materials and privacy features like facial recognition.

One reviewer called the UMIDIGI A11 Cell Phone an “excellent phone” with a "tough metal feel." They went on to say that it has a "high end phone look" and screen resolutions that are "bright and clear."

Another reviewer shared that they were "very impressed with this phone," especially as an option that's available "at this price point." They noted that the phone's battery "seems to last forever," even while watching videos and playing games. 

Some reviewers have reported issues with apps that are closed while in use or the phone restarting itself, others have noted that a newer firmware update "should resolve this issue."

Final verdict

If you're looking for a cell phone that doesn't break the bank, the UMIDIGI A11 Cell Phone may be worth considering. Given that this phone normally retails for $250, shoppers say that it's "definitely worth the money" — especially when you can score it on sale. 

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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