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Deal – iPhone 5s 16GB. £199 from Argos.

Sure, she’s not the newest iPhone in the world and it “only” has an 8 megapixel camera and 4″ screen, but for £199 you can’t argue much. The mighty Argos is selling them right now, completely unlocked. It’s got Siri on-board and has a dual-core A7 CPU. Up …

Honor 8 – Black Friday discount special

We’re quickly heading towards the credit-card bashing Black Friday sales and, amongst the emails this morning, I spotted that Honor were getting ready to drop their already-cheap Honor 8 to just £299 on Friday. The handset, which normally retails at £369.99, has two 4-core processors, a 5.2″ Full …

WiFi Calling on unlocked Galaxy S7 handsets

We love your mails. We love them. Lee Taylor has just got in touch because he’s got himself a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge from Amazon. Lucky him. He’s got £580 washing about and he’s bought himself a very swish smartphone indeed. Anyhoo.. once you’ve got one of these …

Karbonn Mobile mark their UK launch with a Black Friday price-drop

Now, let’s admit it. You’ve probably not heard of Karbonn Mobile. They are, however, entering into the lower end of the Android smartphone market and, right now, you can get their flagship – the Karbonn Sparkle from Amazon for just £129.99. That’ll get you Android 4.4, 5 megapixel …

Moto G 4G – £149 at Amazon

Just the other day we saw the Moto G 4G at Tesco for £139. It looks to be out of stock now. So, if you can’t find one in your local store or don’t want to go to the bother of unlocking it, head over to Amazon when …

Expansys also off-loading the Moto G 4G

Yesterday the people at Phones 4u told us that they had a little early exclusive on the new 4G version of the Moto G. However, we’ve also found that Expansys are kicking them out for the almost same amount SIM-free. Front-up £159.99 and you can have it from …

Want a cheap smartphone? How about an Archos 50c

Archos have just announced a cheap smartphone for you. Well, actually they’ve announced two of them. The first is the Archos 50b Oxygen smartphone, which costs a mere £129. It has a full black laminated 5″ IPS HD screen and an 8 megapixel camera with 1080p encoding and …

HTC One mini 2 SIM-free pricing revealed

Following this mornings’ announcement, Phones 4u and Mobile Fun have announced SIM-free pricing. Phones 4u will be offering the handset for £359.95 whilst Mobile Fun will be trying to get £399.99 off you. The pricing is a little close to the bigger brother – the HTC One (M8) …

Three now selling unlocked phones?

Three have been selling most of their phone range on PAYG for a while now. Normally only certain phones are on Pay As You Go from launch, perhaps to have enough stock for the contract customers who will be committing to a longer deal. Recently the company changed …

HTC One Max SIM free now in stock

It doesn’t seem like long ago since we were all getting excited about the leaks of the HTC One Max, it’s now just about to be available SIM Free. Mobilefun have just got stock today. It is available for the price of £599.99 here. The HTC One Max …

Another cheap Windows Phone – HTC 8X tumbles in price

This weekend I’ve seen a number of cheap Windows Phone devices. The Lumia 520 can be picked up on a Pay As You Go upgrade with Carphone Warehouse for just £59.95, meanwhile the HTC 8X has had a further price drop to £189.99 SIM Free (inc delivery). The …

LG G2 UK Pre-orders expected late September

Looking to get an LG G2 without getting shot in the process? Independent retailer Clove Technology is first with a pre-order listing, showing the G2 priced at a surprisingly reasonable £468 including VAT (£390 exc. VAT), not cheap but a flagship device, it’s around £100 less than the …

LG Optimus L9 now £204.99 SIM free

We’re all working twice as hard for half the money so, during the last month or two, I’ve been looking at SIM-only deals and cheap-but-powerful SIM free phones. This week it’s the turn of the LG Optimus L9, down to £204.99 this week from those boys at Expansys. …

Sony Xperia U now in the bargain bin, dive in

We’ve got up-close videos, we’ve got pictures, we’ve got all the details. Sure, it was announced and shown off at Mobile World Congress last year, but the Sony Xperia U still has a fairly OK spec-sheet and now it’s down to just £124.99 SIM-free from the boys at …

Buying your next phone – a third option

Let’s be honest, times are hard. The next smartphone you buy will probably be bought in one of two different ways. You’ll either get an unlocked phone or you can get a contract handset and sign up for two years or so. Getting out of that contract, by …

Xperia Z Ultra coming your way in September

This is a phone with a ma-hoo-sive 6.4″ Full-HD “Triluminos” display. It’s waterproof, dust resistant and has a quad-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm CPU. Our earlier story shows some lovely pictures of this slim handset, which is just 6.5mm thick. Sony also have some great shots of the device here, …

Acer Liquid E2 Duo now available, and it’s even cheaper!

Recently we reviewed the Acer Liquid E1. It’s got a dual-core CPU and a 5 megapixel shooter. However, the Acer Liquid E2 is now in stock and the specification has been significantly ramped up. Powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz CPU, this has Android 4.2, 4GB internal storage, a …

Huawei Ascend P6 is now available SIM free

“Impossibly Thin” they said, I laughed when I heard that. But joking aside, the Huawei is basically the thinnest smartphone in the world. We were at the press event you know, if you fancy reading about the P6 have a read of this. Our friends over at Expansys …

Huawei Ascend P1 now down to super-cheap status

Almost a year ago I posted a rather glowing Ascend P1 review. It was, and still is, a fantastic handset. Sure, it looks a bit like a the Galaxy S2 from Samsung, but now the dual-core 1.5GHz handset is down to just £169.99 SIM Free, and that includes …