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SIM Only pay monthly contracts with lots of data

Around a third of mobile contracts are now SIM Only offers. People either buy their own phone or keep their old one for longer.

The Three network tends to have the most affordable SIM only deals. For £15 per month, buying directly... read more

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Nokia 3 offers

Nokia has released some interesting phones since relaunching last year. The Nokia 3 follows this trend. It's a perfectly good mid-range Android phone with some nice design touches and an affordable price. There are far worse Android phones... read more

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Sony Xperia XA1 pay monthly offers

The Sony Xperia XA1 is a phone with a fantastic 23 megapixel camera and mid-range specifications in most other areas.

It's been out since Spring 2017, so prices have now started to reduce. The cheapest offer we know about is from... read more

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The Nokia 3 is one of the first Android based smartphones from the resurrected Nokia brand. This particular phone is aimed aquarely at the mass-market budget audience and there are few surprises. It's got 2GB RAM, which should be fine for everyday use, 16GB storage and a microSD card slot, an 8 megapixel camera that's perfectly fine, NFC, an FM radio and a 5 inch 720p HD screen. The outer design is very clean and simple and the Android OS installed on the phone is virtually as Google intended Android to be, without any bloatware or additions.

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500MB data
24 months

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The Alcatel OneTouch Pixi3 3.5 inch 3G version is a basic Android smartphone. It's got a 4 inch screen with a low end 320x480 pixels, a 2 megapixel camera and an FM Radio. All in all, It should do all the basics without too much fuss.

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The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016 version) is a budget handset that ticks all the boxes. It's not going to win any awards for performance, but it'll do the job. Key features are a large 720p HD screen, 8 megapixel camera, 4G technology and 8GB storage (with a microSD card slot for expandability). It's a nice looking phone that resembles the Galaxy S7 in many ways.

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24 months

£9.99per month


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The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016 version) is a budget handset that ticks all the boxes. It's not going to win any awards for performance, but it'll do the job. Key features are a large 720p HD screen, 8 megapixel camera, 4G technology and 8GB storage (with a microSD card slot for expandability). It's a nice looking phone that resembles the Galaxy S7 in many ways.

iD 250 minutes
5000 texts
500MB data
24 months

£9.99per month


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The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016 version) is a budget handset that ticks all the boxes. It's not going to win any awards for performance, but it'll do the job. Key features are a large 720p HD screen, 8 megapixel camera, 4G technology and 8GB storage (with a microSD card slot for expandability). It's a nice looking phone that resembles the Galaxy S7 in many ways.

iD 250 minutes
5000 texts
500MB data
24 months

£9.99per month


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The Alcatel A3 is a budget phone phone with some great features and a smart design. It's got 4G technology, 16GB storage, a 13 megapixel camera, a bright 5 inch 720p HD screen and a fingerprint reader.

iD 250 minutes
5000 texts
500MB data
24 months

£9.99per month


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The Xperia L1 is an entry-level Android smartphone - However, today's entry level phones are still capable handsets. This one has a quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, a 13 megapixel camera and a large 5.5 inch 720p HD screen. It's got 4G, an FM Radio and a 5 megapixel selfie camera.

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Unlimited texts
500MB data
24 months

£10per month


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The Huawei P8 Lite 2017 is a mid-range phone. Despite this, it still has some impressive features, including a full 1080p HD screen, octa-core processor, 3GB RAM, NFC and a fingerprint reader. The exterior is about the only thing that shows this is a budget phone - It's has a plastic frame. Even this is improved by the all glass front and rear though.

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500MB data
24 months

£10.50per month


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