Phone Deals

Stay connected for less with huge price drops on the latest smartphone models. Whether you're after money off the latest iPhone or if you want to get the cheapest handset possible, we have them here.

Smartphone deals are hard to keep on top of, and often mean signing into a months-long contract. At Tech Advisor some of us are on contract while others go SIM-free, so we can appreciate both sides. The deals collected here fall into either of these camps (with some pay as you go thrown in for fun).

Take advantage of phone deals now before they're gone!

Best Phone Deals

Android Phone Deals

Nokia 8 Sirocco

From: Amazon UK

Was: £649.99

Now: £379 (£270 off)

What a deal on a slick, smart Android phone. Here's our review of the Nokia 8 Sirocco, the company's flagship smartphone

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Samsung Galaxy Deals

Samsung Galaxy Tab A with Folio Case and McAfee LiveSafe Premium (2019)

From: Currys PC World

Was: £278.99

Now: £149 (£170 off)

Save nearly £170 on this Samsung Galaxy Tab A bundle which includes a folio case and McAfee malware protection.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus with Unlimited Data

From: Three Mobile

Now: £9.99 upfront, £39 per month

Three's unlimited plans are often priced competitively but have high upfront costs. For a tenner upfront and less than £40 per month, this offer gets you the S8 Plus with unlimited data, text, and minutes.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Tab A 10.1

From: Virgin

Now: From £25 (£216 off)

Save up to £216 on this bundle deal that comes with a free 10in Galaxy Tab A

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More Phone Deals

Google Pixel 3 or Pixel 3XL

From: Google Store

Now: £100 off (and £75 store credit)

Until January 14, you can save big on the Google's Pixel 3 or Pixel 3XL phones.

Apple iPhone XS Max (64GB) - Space Grey

From: Amazon

Was: £1,099

Now: £999 (£100 off)

Since November, Apple has been available via Amazon in a much bigger way, but this is the first time we've seen a discount from the new shopfront that's this exciting. 9% off Apple's iPhone XS Max is pretty impressive.

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Phone Deals 2018

Phone contract running out? Simply fancy an upgrade to the latest iPhone or Android? No matter: if you are in the market for a new phone, now is a good time to grab a bargain. All the latest flagships are on sale, and there are bargains to be had. If you want to score a great deal on a smartphone, here's what to look out for. 

Smartphones: iPhone or Android?

With all due disrespect to Windows Phone and BlackBerry, almost always you have a straight choice: iPhone or Android. It is likely that you know which platform you prefer - both are full featured and easy to use.

Apple's iPhones are excellent but expensive, and they lock you into Apple's iTunes store. The best Androids from the likes of Samsung, Sony and LG are every bit as good as top-priced iPhones, and offer you more freedom to customise your device and sideload apps and media. And the range of price is much greater in the Android world.

Of course, that means the quality is also varied. Generally speaking you get what you pay for, but new handsets that were first released in 2014 are still plenty powerful enough, so you can grab a bargain Android. Also consider smaller brand phones in the Android space, although be sure to check our expert reviews before parting with cash.

Contract, PAYG, or SIM-free?

The other choice to make is on what kind of purchase you make. If you have the cash to buy outright it is almost always more efficient to go SIM free and grab either a PAYG SIM or a cheap data contract from the likes of GiffGaff. But not everyone has that kind of money to hand, and if you are a regular upgrader with a contract you can get good early access to new handsets.

iPhone users in particular may benefit from a contract phone, as the networks subsidise iPhone purchases as they know how popular are Apple's devices. 

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