The best phones for under £300

There are plenty of high-quality, affordable phones on offer for under £300 - and these mid-range budget smartphones will have several similarities to their more expensive counterparts.

You can expect more advanced cameras and better-quality video recording than on cheaper phones under £200 and under £100, as well as high-definition displays for crystal-clear entertainment, stunning design, a long battery life and powerful processors.

Keeping the cost down of owning a phone

We sell refurbished phones on Pay monthly contracts and Pay as you go, so you can find an affordable phone for less. You can also browse our latest deals and offers on phones, tablets and SIM only plans.

Even though you can buy a high-quality phone for under £300 outright, you’ll find that over time you will pay more than the initial cost to use it. There are several ways to keep your costs down once you’ve splashed out on a new mobile – for example, using a Pay as you go SIM and using WiFi to send messages and make calls

If you’re looking to spend a little less on your mobile, we also have a range of phones under £100 and phones under £200

However, if you're happy to spend a bit more than £300, you can browse our full range of Pay as you go phonesPlease bear in mind that any Pay as you go Plus plans you buy along with your phone will increase how much you pay, as these plans come with a monthly cost.

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