Buying a phone with a big screen won't cost an arm or a leg this year, as even the entry-level will see full-view from at least one phone maker.
An Android phone with a fingerprint sensor and a big screen for under $100? It's possible, but you'll need to make a few compromises.
With a battery that just goes on and on and on, Motorola's Moto E5 has the capacity to surprise, especially at a $229 price point.
The mid-range squeeze may well and truly be changing what you get for a low price in the smartphone world, but at least one manufacturer is keen to stamp its name all over value, as Alcatel demonstrates.