Upgrading to a new mobile phone can be an expensive and time consuming task.
The process involves a lot of research, so knowing your budget, preferred network and what sort of plan will best suit your needs is vital.
Once you’ve narrowed down your options, it’s advisable to shop around for the best value deal on your preferred handset.
To help you navigate your way through the myriad of deals and discounts available out there, we’ve rounded up the very best offers on the latest smartphones from major brands like Apple and Samsung below.
With Easter around the corner, many retailers have already slashed the price on hundreds of iPhones including the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 11 models to celebrate the spring bank holiday.
Mobile network provider iD Mobile is offering some great pay-monthly deals as part of their Easter Mega Deals promotion. From 24th March until 4th April, you can get your first three months line rental for half price on selected plans (some of which are included below).
Carphone Warehouse is also dropping prices on hundreds of iPhone monthly deal plans for Easter, with Apple iPhone 12 packages starting from just 19.99 per month for the first three months.
If you’re not interested in upgrading to a whole new handset, we’ve also tracked down all the very best SIM only deals this month.
Apple handsets are some of the most popular on the market – and for good reason.
The iPhone 13 range is undoubtedly the most highly anticipated new phone launches for the year, with the brand new handset set to be unveiled in September. In the meantime, the iPhone 12 models are still the best option if you’re looking for an impressive Apple upgrade right now.
iPhone 12 Pro Max
iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 Mini
Renowned for having the best camera performance with a dual-camera setup on the back, Google’s latest Pixel 5 will help capture all your lockdown memories.
Another big player in the mobile phones market is Samsung. Earlier this year the phone giant unveiled four new smart phones – the S20, S20+ and the S20 Ultra and the newest addition the the family, the popular Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Huawei smartphones are an excellent Android option for anyone considering an upgrade, with the P40 Pro probably the best option out there right now.
Huawei P30 Pro
Huawei P30 Lite
Where to buy handsets only
If you don’t want to sign up for a full 24-month contract and you have enough cash to splash out on a handset all in one go, and then picking up a bargain SIM only deal to go with it could be a cheaper option in the long run. Below are top retailers to start your search: