Category: Deals and Bargains

Primordial Radio join an elite group at Vodafone

Vodafone customers lend me your ears! Recently, we mentioned an independent radio station called Primordial which specialises in  rock and metal music but what makes this group special is their use of mobile phone technology and their ability to broadcast from wherever they want. The online service is …

Virgin Mobile SIM-only 100GB offer

Quick one. Virgin Mobile, who use the EE masts, have put their 100GB SIM-only offer back online. It’s now down to just £20 per month, so if you’ve got a phone already and you want a stack load of data this is excellent. You get 5000 minutes and …

Less than £100 – The Xiaomi Redmi 6 3GB / 32GB

It’s available in blue, it’s SIM-free, it comes with a 5.45″ 1440×720 pixel screen and it’s powered by a Helio P22 CPU Mediatek CPU. There’s 32GB of internal storage plus a microSD card and 3GB of RAM. It also runs Android 8.1. The Xiaomi Redmi 6 is selling …

The quest for a new phone. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 anyone?

Remember back in February when we were running around the halls of Mobile World Congress? Remember us filming the Mi Mix 2? Well, it did look rather nice indeed. It was nearly £335 at the time though… Now, just a few months down the line, you can pick …

Another cheap deal on a 128GB microSD card

Hello there. We’re back. Apologies for the outage today. We’ve been unable to meet the costs of hosting this ever-expanding website this month, but thankfully readers such as Rob Deacon, James McCrudden, Andrew Smith, Dave Jones and Paul Caley added their donations and now we’re back. I could …

Plusnet Mobile deal. £9.50 for 4.5GB monthly data

Sitting on EE (just like BT Mobile, who we mentioned earlier), is Plusnet. They’re just given me a nudge about a new offering for SIM-only customers. The details, if I’m honest, are in the title of this story, but I just need to write something here in order …

Cheap deal on a huge 128GB microSD card

I’ve got to mention this one really as the price is just fantastic. Adding another 128GB of storage to your phone is a pretty big deal, and should get rid of any storage worries for quite some time. Right now, at mymemory.co.uk, you can get this Kingston 128GB …

OK I’ve got a fiver a month. What can I get?

Hello you beautiful Coolsmartphone reader you. Now, I know that spending £40-£60 per month for a phone and a contract seems like “situation normal” now, but what if you’ve got yourself a second-hand or reconditioned phone and you just want a low-cost monthly plan? Well, over at HotUKDeals …

VOXI adds triple data

The network for the under 30’s has added, for a limited time, triple data. This comes on top of their endless social data, plus endless calls, texts and picture messages plus endless roaming in Europe. There’s no contracts – you just choose how much data you need for …

Escape the upgrade cycle. Ditch the contract.

Come. Come here. Get close to the screen. I need to tell you a secret. If you’re using a mobile phone right now, and you’re on a contract, listen up. I’m guessing that you’re probably paying £40, £50, maybe more per month. Right? Why are you doing that? …

A HUGE 45GB for £18 per month. BOOM!

Fancy a big fat stack of data per month? Fancy using EE masts and getting the full 4G beans? Fancy only spending £18 per month for all that? Buy before the end of July and you’ll get 5000 minutes, unlimited texts and all that data on this SIM-only …

Go on. You need a bigger one.

Size. It’s all about size isn’t it? Sure, they’ll tell you it isn’t. But it is. It is really. You can maybe fool yourself into thinking that a little one will do the job. That it’ll fit, but when you try using it properly you’ll soon realise that …

Iceworks 7000mAh USB Type-C power bank – Review

Good Points: Slimline design Cable included USB Type-C input/output Fast charging for some devices Charge Level LEDs USB Type-C Out Price Bad Points: Fingerprint Magnetic Need to purchase further cables for other device’s. As we use our smartphones more and more each day, we demand more and more …

giffgaff boost their goodybag data allowances

giffgaff, which sits on the O2 network, have long been the go-to fuss-free solution if you just want a monthly plan with no ties. However, of late other virtual networks have been muscling in, with the likes of Lebara offering 4GB for £8 per month (on the Voda …

FreedomPop 15GB deal for £10 per month

This is a network which is slightly different to others. They user the Three masts here in the UK, but calls and texts are actually routed over your data connection. This doesn’t impact the amount of data you’re allocated, but it does mean that you’ll need a decent …

Fancy 24GB per month for just £15?

OK. It’s yet another day in the Coolsmartphone office and we’re all in 32 degree heat. Everything is melting, but we’re still on the lookout for hot deals. Today it’s another Virgin Media deal. This network uses the EE masts and you get full-fat 4G, plus you don’t …

Tesco Mobile to dish out free Samsung tech gifts

Operating on the O2 network, Tesco Mobile is offering up the Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, S9, S9+ and Samsung Note 8. If you buy one of those devices then the network will offer up a free tech gift worth up to £279. There’s something to suit everyone including …

Just £10 for a Chromecast when you buy a Google Home Mini

Want to get a diddy little smart speaker which you can talk to ? One where you say, “OK Google, what’s the weather going turned be like today?”, and it’ll tell you? Get a Google Home Mini. It’s £49 and it’ll give you personalized help throughout your day. …

128GB MicroSD for less than £25

OK, so you know the story by now. You’ve got far too much guff on your phone. you need more space. You’ve totally maxxed out the storage you’ve got and you need more. Get a microSD card. Simple huh? An 8GB one should do it, surely? No, no …

Two hot big-data EE SIM-only deals.

How do you fancy a £100 Amazon Voucher? If you had one of those, you could buy the Honor 9 Lite that we reviewed for just £69.95. But wait. How do you get a £100 voucher? Well, right now if you head to HotUKDeals there’s two EE offers …