Best Budget Smartphone of 2013


When money’s tight, there are always a few luxuries that you need to cut back on, whether it’s your annual summer holiday or the occasional weekend spending spree. Luckily, your mobile phone isn’t something that you have to worry about, as there are tens of great budget smartphones that are light on the old wallet.

So why not take a look at our best budget smartphone selection, and find the best device for a budget that suits you!


1.       Nokia Lumia 520


lumia 520

With deals starting from just £11 per month, or less than £130 for a SIM-free handset, you could be part of the Windows Phone club, benefiting from Nokia’s bespoke apps, as well as a vibrant handset chosen from a variety of colours.


2.       Sony Xperia U

The Sony Xperia U has got to be one of the most popular budget smartphones around, and is well known for its colourful light-up strip at the bottom of its fascia.

This budget version of the popular James Bond phone (the Sony Xperia T) can be yours from £10.50 per month with a number of great deals to suit you. Alternatively, if you prefer to buy a handset upfront the Sony Xperia U can be found for just £149.95.


galaxy ace3.       Samsung Galaxy Ace

You can’t get away with walking down the street without catching a glimpse of at least one Samsung device; so if you can’t beat them, join them! The Samsung Galaxy Ace is a great budget smartphone that ticks all of the boxes when it comes to functionality, style and price.

It’s perhaps one of the cheapest phones around too, with Samsung Galaxy Ace deals starting at just £7 per month!







4.       HTC Desire C

The HTC Desire C is another popular budget smartphone of 2013, and, similarly to the Samsung Galaxy Ace, is perfect for first-time smartphone users due to its simple and user-friendly interface.

The Desire C can be found from as little as £140 for a SIM-free handset, or absolutely free on an £11 per month contract.


huawei w15.       Huawei Ascend W1

Huawei might not be the most familiar mobile phone manufacturer, but it doesn’t mean that it’s not one of the most promising! Huawei is perhaps best-known in the industry for its budget smartphones, and the Huawei Ascend W1 is a prime example of the company’s expertise in the budget market.

Again offering the latest Windows Phone operating system, Huawei Ascend W1 deals start from just £11/month and can be found in 4 different colours to really make your phone personal to you.





To find out more about how these great budget smartphones can be yours, take a look at the best budget smartphone of 2013 article in full.

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