I updated my needs...I'd like the phone to be mid-range.
I shy from LG now as I've been burned twice. my G4 has screens that would turn off in a call and I had to pop the battery out in order to hang up and my G5 that it was replaced with has a defective home button, which apparently is a weak link all LG phones suffer from.
Alternatively, looking quickly, the Xiaomi Mi A3 ranges from $200-250USD as well.
Technically the Pixel 3a is "mid-range" but it's $550. For that matter , the Pixel 3 is on sale for $599 for Back to School, so that may also fall into "mid-range" now, at least price wise, even though it would be considered "flagship".
Better off giving a price point than "mid-range" though...
Motorola pretty much has the largest selection for your requirements.
Aside from gesture control it's basically stock Android across the entire lineup.
If you don't mind that it's an older model, the x4 can be found on sale pretty frequently just under your price point. (Android one version that will get Q is harder to get in Canada though) Otherwise the entire Moto G series should fit the bill depending on preferences. A deal on a Z series would also fall into your price range.
I also think that Motorola's Moto G line fits your needs.
I have had the original Moto G for a while and I switched it 2 years ago for a Moto G5 Plus. I appreciate this line of phone and find it is a good price for what you get.
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