Mobiles – Owned by Carphone Warehouse
Things to watch out for: Any of the deals that give free products, or cashback. Often you will be paying over the top for the products.
Positives: Decent deals, Winners of various awards, 81% 5 star reviews, 11% 4 star reviews (reviews.co.uk)
Affordable Mobiles – Free next day delivery, online only so no large overheads, 20 years in the business
Things to watch out for: Avoid cashback deals as you often have to send in proof of payment each month
Positives: Good deals, 4/5 stars Trustpilot
Looking for just a phone with no contract?
Amazon often have a great selection
Things to watch out for: They also have a ‘used’ mobile phone section for more bargains, check warranty as often 30 days only.
Positives: It’s Amazon!
Consider a second-hand phone [large savings here]
You will save a considerable amount of money compared with buying new. Try SmartPhoneStore.
Looking for sim only deals?
GiffGaff – have been longtime winners in our book, prices have slowly increased over the years but they’re very good.
Things to watch out for: They run on the O2 network, so if you get poor O2 signal you will get poor Giffgaff
Positives: A large community helping each other out
Three – For unlimited data often they’re the cheapest
Things to watch out for: Signal coverage doesn’t seem to be the best
Positives: Often cheapest for data