Find the sweet spot

The best phones to suit your budget

How much should you spend to get the best phone?

 

If you’re looking for a phone that suits your needs but you’re not sure how much to spend, we can help. We’ve picked out our top recommendations at three different price points for you to compare.

Up to £100

Up to £200

Up to £300

The best phones for up to £100

Nokia 8110 4G

Reasonable price combined with essential features make the Nokia 8110 4G a great budget phone. The iconic sliding design sports a 2.4-inch curved screen, a 2-megapixel camera and a Qualcomm processor – powered by a removable 1500 mAh battery. Play the legendary Snake game on your daily commute and connect to the internet through 4G LTE or WiFi.

Nokia 1

Nokia 1 has impressive specs for an affordable smartphone. Its powerful quad-core processor, will provide a smooth experience when running your favourite apps or streaming video. Its 5-megapixel main camera comes with an LED flash, and there’s and a 2-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling – all for well under £100.

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The best phones for up to £200

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

With the Galaxy J3 you can get the benefits of Samsung’s quality build, without a hefty price tag. Its 13-megapixel camera can create sharp, detailed images, and the front camera has face-recognition and an LED flash to help you up your selfie game, too. A sleek, stylish phone, it’s small enough to fit comfortably in your pocket, too.

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The best phones for up to £300

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

With a glass and metal design, the Galaxy A3 looks as premium as Samsung’s top models and the Super AMOLED display delivers super-vivid colours. The 13-megapixel camera has a fairly wide aperture lens, so it’s good in low light and the IP68 waterproof rating means you don’t need to worry if it takes a dip – all for less than £300.

iPhone SE

As well as offering great value, iPhone SE is a top choice if want a smaller phone. It has the same powerful A9 chip and 12-megapixel camera as iPhone 6s – so you can take brilliant pictures and shoot 4K video and Slo-mo video up to 720 frames a second. Its traditional home button with built-in fingerprint sensor makes it a popular choice too. 

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