Tag: sim-free

Sony Xperia L4 available on giffgaff

We mentioned the all-new Sony Xperia L4 just a few short days ago. This entry-level smartphone gets all the Sony goodness with a tiny £169 price-tag if you buy direct from the Sony website. She’s got a 21:9 6.2″ 720 x 1680 pixel screen, Mediatek 2GHz CPU, 3GB …

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? …

Huawei P10 – SIM-free just £399.99

As you’ll know if you read my impressions of it, I loved the Huawei P10. I really, really didn’t want to give the thing back. With a lot of smartphones now becoming fairly similar with their specs, I’m always on the look-out for three key points… A good …

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 …

Huawei Ascend P6 SIM free price revealed

If you’ve seen our hands-on article and have fallen in love with the Huawei Ascend P6 then you won’t have long to wait. It’s arriving in maybe later this month or early July and Expansys will have official SIM-free stock available for £369.99 (inc delivery). Early impressions are …

Lumigon T2, now available to buy

Good old Lumigon. Lumigon, Lumigon. If you want a good Android phone, Lumigon is the name to go for, that’s for sure. OK, let’s be honest. You’ve not heard of Lumigon, neither have I, but this Lumigon T2 has Bang & Olufsen audio and a design from Scandinavia. …

Huawei Ascend P1 now less than £200

Yes, I know. Whenever the headline reads “less than £200” you know it’s going to be 1p less. But hey, it’s a good price for a great handset. The P1 has a definite “Galaxy SII” feel about it but we were suitably impressed in out Ascend P1 review. …

Lumia 820 – Now available unlocked

Morning all! Looking to get yourself some Windows Phone action this Christmas? First, the Nokia 820. It’s got wireless charging, Smart Shoot technology for snapping a series of photos and Nokia Music too. Specs include a 4.3″ AMOLED 800×480 Clearback screen, 8 megapixel camera, NFC, WiFi, Bluetooth 3, …

Nokia Lumia 820 SIM free available soon

Today has been a day of retailers passing on information about the upcoming Nokia Lumia phones. The latest bit of info we’ve had was from Expansys who have let us know about the SIM free version of the Nokia Lumia 820 in black will be available from 12 …

Nokia Lumia 920 now available Sim Free

One of the most eagerly awaited Windows Phone 8 devices is the Lumia 920. Various sites have been quoting contract based prices and barely any sites have quoted Sim Free prices. Until now that is, online retailer Mobicity have tweeted saying they have the black Lumia 920 in …

Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini is now up for pre-order – Less than £300 too

Earlier on today Samsung officially announced the upcoming Galaxy SIII Mini. What new product announcement isn’t complete without some prices and some pre-orders ? (Well, maybe a Nokia one perhaps). UK online retailer Clove has put up the Galaxy SIII Mini 8GB model in blue or white for …

Bargain!!!!! Sim Free Nokia Lumia 800 for only £200

Bought to our attention by HotUKDeals, you can now purchase a Nokia Lumia 800 for the princely sum of £200.  A quick Google search reveals that the price is normally upwards of £300. The smooth one-piece body flows right around the floating 3.7″ ClearBlack AMOLED display. And the …

Galaxy SIII becomes biggest selling handset of the year

Sure we know that the lovely people at Phones 4u are fishing for a free plug here but hey, these are some pretty decent figures. The Samsung Galaxy SIII has become the biggest selling handset of 2012 at the store after pre-orders and first day sales across all …

Nokia Lumia 900 now available SIM free

Looking for the Nokia Lumia 900 unlocked ? The guys at Unlocked Mobiles have the Lumia £445.98 with Next Day delivery. It’s the latest Windows Phone from Nokia and features a 4.3″ 800×480 ClearBlack AMOLED screen and one-piece polycarbonate body. Other specs include WiFI, “all day” 1830mAh battery, …

LG Optimus L7 now in stock at various retailers

Call it bad timing if you want, but this May is not really a good time to be releasing new phones. Regardless of this LG have pushed out the LG Optimus L7 which is a mid range device and it is now in stock Sim Free at various …

More SIM-free Samsung Galaxy SIII Pricing

The guys from Unlocked-mobiles have stepped forward to announce their pricing for the Samsung Galaxy SIII. It’ll set you back £549.98 Inc VAT for the UK SIM-free 16GB version in blue or white. Specs include… · Exynos quad core 1.4 GHz processor · 4.8″ inch screen · Wireless …

Samsung Galaxy SIII Priced up

So…. The Samsung Galaxy SIII. Want an idea on price? The guys at ur-mobile have whacked it online for £599.95 SIM-free. Mo Bhayat has tipped us off on this and, although the page doesn’t have any specs or further information, there’s an idea on pricing at least… Link …

Exclusive discount on the Motorola Pro Plus

Now, my lovely, intelligent, handsome readers. Come close. If you’re after a QWERTY-based Android device then the Motorola Pro Plus is definitely worth a try. We reviewed it some time back and now have a very special deal for anyone looking to buy. Our friends at ur-mobile.com already …