@M0YNG Xiaomi Mi A2. Worked well for me so far
@M0TDN can bootloader be unlocked without requesting a key from Xiaomi? Like on Mi A1
@Muto never tried it but looks like you can
@M0YNG Xiaomi Mi A1
@M0YNG I'm using a Nokia 6.1 - its android 9. Its in your price range, decent specs and the size I like. Last phone was an ASUS zenfone laser.