If you are looking for a good entry level smoker then a budget of $200 is a good place to start. This isn’t really expensive for a smoker so you are going to get models with every feature and gadget that you desire. But if you look around you can still get your hands on a well made smoker for this price.
Look for smokers that are easy to use and offf you a good range of cooking space. It’s will be difficult to justify spending money on a cheap smoker only to find that it hardly leave you room to cook much