This Samsung Galaxy S8 deal on O2 is the best ever with voucher TRBLKFRIS8

This Samsung Galaxy S8 deal on O2 is the best ever with voucher TRBLKFRIS8

Update: has confirmed that this deal will run until the end of Black Friday unless stock runs out before then.

There’s still a few days to go before the world erupts into a Black Friday sales frenzy, but has already served up an early cracker of a Galaxy S8 deal. In fact, it’s the best price we’ve seen yet on Samsung’s brilliant 2017 flagship phone.

We’ve worked with the Carphone Warehouse-owned retailer to offer TechRadar readers an exclusive discount to knock a further £30 off the upfront cost. That means it’s £60 at the start and then only £26 per month, with 4GB of data and unlimited everything else on O2. All you have to do is follow the link and then type in the voucher code TRBLKFRIS8 at the checkout.

This is the first time that we’ve ever seen the Galaxy S8 burst under the £700 mark for the two year contract. It’s miles ahead of everything else on the market, with the next best deal giving you only 2GB of data and costing around £85 more in total.

And if 4GB isn’t quite enough data for you, has just knocked £85 off its 12GB tariff, too. Use our exclusive 10OFF code and it’s now £25 upfront – instead of £110 – with monthly payments of just £29.

We think this is THE Samsung Galaxy S8 deal for Black Friday 2017 – if we didn’t we wouldn’t be shouting about it!

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The best mobile phone deals for Black Friday 2017

The best mobile phone deals for Black Friday 2017

This year’s best Black Friday mobile phone deals so far:

  • Get £10 off the upfront cost of any mobile phone deal (except the iPhone X) at with our exclusive 10OFF discount code

More great Black Friday deals:

So here they are – the lowest prices on the very best phones on the market. This is the place where you can easily find the best mobile phone deal for your needs and budget. So sit back, relax and prepare to bag a bargain – especially with Black Friday just around the corner.

We’ve rooted out the cheapest deals on the best handsets from the major UK networks. Use TechRadar’s custom made price comparison chart above to find your ideal phone and contract – simply pick your desired handset, budget and allowances and we’ll tell you the very best phone deal around.

Below, you can browse through our individual handset guides for all of the best mobile phone deals out there, whether you’re after the new iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 or something a little older (and cheaper!). Want a free phone? Lots of data? The lowest possible monthly cost? We’ll help you find the perfect deal. We’ve even picked out the best SIM only deals, in case you’re not quite ready to part with your current handset.

Buying a mobile phone – what you need to know

Of course you want to find the cheapest price for your new smartphone – and our comparison chart at the top of the page will narrow that down for you – but we know there are likely to be dozens more questions you’ll want answering. Keep reading below, where we answer some of the key commonly asked questions about buying a new mobile.

Can I keep my old number?

You can indeed, and it’s really easy – so no need to send one of those texts to everybody in your phone book telling them your new digits.

What you need to do is grab a PAC – or Porting Authorisation Code – from your old network. We’ve listed the direct numbers you need for the four major networks below. As soon as they’ve sent it to you, which should be within a day or two, you just need to give it to your new network. Voila – brand new phone with the same old number. Easy.

It becomes slightly less easy if the deal you pick out above is on the same network as your current one. They won’t let you keep your number, so you have to use this workaround. Buy a free pay-as-you-go SIM from any other network and tell your network that you’re moving. They’ll release the PAC code, which you then give to the substitute network. Then, you immediately get another PAC code from them. Take that to your old network, and they’ll move your number to your new contract. Long winded, but worth it.

  • EE 07953 966 250
  • O2 0344 8090202
  • Vodafone 03333 040 191
  • Three 0333 300 3333
  • ID 0333 003 7777
  • GiffGaff 43431 from your handset
  • Virgin 0345 6000 789
  • BT 0800 800 150
  • Tesco 0345 301 4455
  • Sky 03300 412 524
  • Asda 0800 079 2732

Which phone network is best?

Loyalty is an admirable trait, but could end up costing you money when it comes to the perfect phone deal. If you don’t mind leaving your comfort zone, you may find that heading to one of the other major networks may well be worth it…

Despite what Richard Branson’s adverts might suggest, EE is the Usain Bolt of phone networks. Nobody else can come close to EE’s 4G speeds in the UK. So if you rely on fast internet while away from WI-Fi, then EE is the obvious choice. Plus, EE gives you three free months of BT Sport (or more if you get a Max plan) when you sign up, as well as six months of Apple Music. The EE coverage checker will confirm how strong it is where you live.  

The biggest lure to O2 is the network’s Priority rewards (well, that and Sean Bean’s mellifluous tones). From cheap lunches and free coffees to first refusal on big gig tickets, O2 is the network for regular goodies. Plus, they have 1000s of Wi-Fi hotspots in shops and cafes that you can connect to. Use the O2 coverage checker to see whether you’ll be able to access 4G.  

Good news for jet-setters – Vodafone lets you use your data, calls and texts allowances in 50 countries around the world without charge. But things really start to get good when you splash out on its bigger Red Entertainment data plans, as Vodafone will give you your choice of a NOW TV Entertainment Pass, Spotify Premium or Sky Sports Mobile subscription. Click to check if Vodafone covers your home.  

3 remains the king of the big data deals, and still the only one of the big four networks to offer unlimited, uncapped, all-you-can-eat delicious data. We also like that you can use 4G to make calls and texts via the dedicated Three inTouch app, and you can connect to Wi-Fi in the London Underground if you ever find yourself in the capital. But 4G coverage isn’t as strong as the other networks – check whether your postcode is covered with the Three coverage checker.  

What phone contract length should I get?

Well if you’re buying a new phone plan with a contract, you haven’t got much choice. It’s 24 months or nothing, these days. If you don’t want to be tied down to that kind of commitment, then you’ll have to go down the SIM only route and buy the handset separately – we’ve rounded up the best SIM free phone deals to help you make your chocie.

How much phone data do I need?

The answer to this one will be different for everybody. If you only really carry your phone for emergencies, then go for the minimum amount of data and save a packet. If you like to scroll through Facebook on the bus and stream Spotify, you’ll need a bit more. And if you frequently stream videos and download masses of files, then 30GB or even unlimited may be worth paying extra for.

As well as checking your phone to see how much you tend to use a month at the moment, the below guidelines will also help you pick out the perfect plan:

  • 1GB Some networks offer 500MB plans, but realistically we think you should get at least 1GB. It won’t be much more expensive (if at all) and will afford you a little bit of Google Mapping, WhatsApping and emailing when you need them.
  • 2-3GB If you like to scroll through your social media feeds and emails while out and about without fear of extra cash to pay on your monthly bill, then up your data.
  • 4-8GB The likes of Spotify and Apple Music have promised us all our favourite tunes wherever we roam. Kit yourself out with a bit more data and you’ll have plenty for music streaming and the occasional video, too.
    10-16GB This should be more than enough for most users. Loads of data for streaming music, downloading podcasts and enjoying social media videos. Because there’s no such thing as too many cats falling into bins.
  • 20-30GB Big data for the big phone user. Perfect for watching Netflix videos, downloading content and streaming loads of music. And these plans often have extra freebies thrown in, too.
  • Unlimited The 3 network is still the only one of the ‘Big 4’ to offer unlimited data. It can be really pricey though, so think long and hard whether you really need it.

Should I get unlimited calls and texts?

Actually these days, the vast majority of phone contracts feature unlimited calls and texts. We do see some of the cheaper plans sometimes limit them, but even if they do, you can use your data allowance on popular apps like WhatsApp, Skype and Hangouts to make calls and texts if your minutes run dry.

How much phone memory do I need?

You’re likely to be one of two kinds of person:

Person 1: You like all your photos, music, downloads and other media to be saved directly on to your phone. If that sounds like you, 16GB or 32GB handsets may not be enough and you should use our comparison chart to find the most affordable 64GB, 128GB or 256GB models.

Person 2: You’re a stream demon. You’ve got subscriptions to Spotify and Netflix and you save all your Word docs and snaps into the cloud. Save your money and go for a cheaper, lower memory handset.

OK person 3, calm down – you fall somewhere between the two, right? If you can afford to get a smartphone with more memory, that is probably safest. But don’t forget that most phones do allow you to insert an additional SD card if you run out of space – most phones apart from iPhones, that is.

Are refurbished phones good to buy?

Refurbished phones can provide a alternative to a new handset if you’re budget is a shoestring. ‘Refurbished’ often means that the previous owner simply changed their mind about the phone soon after buying it, so it’s still practically brand new – and the potential savings can be substantial.

If you do spy an unbelievable deal on a refurbed phone, the main thing to make sure of is the warranty. Double check that you are properly covered for a decent length of time. A year’s warranty is preferable.

TechRadar’s unbiased and independent mobile phone deals comparison

Thanks for visiting TechRadar’s mobile phone deal comparison page! Our price comparison system includes 2.47 million mobile phone contracts from all of the major networks and resellers so that you can always find the one that suits you best.

Unlike some other major sites, our philosophy is to always display you with the absolute cheapest deals for the criteria you select. So you’ll always be able to see the cheapest prices for the best phones with contracts with the most generous data allowances.

How does TechRadar make money from affiliates?

If you buy a phone after visiting this page, TechRadar will be paid a small commission by the network or reseller you buy from. This money is paid by the site you buy from and thus does not affect the amount you pay for your phone contract. If you go direct to the site you buy from, you would pay the same amount.

The money that TechRadar makes from this free service allows us to improve our product comparison tools and pay the editors who trawl through all the sites and select the best deals every month.

While some sites out there will be paid larger fees for pushing people to specific deals that aren’t necessarily the cheapest, TechRadar will always find you the absolute cheapest deal. Trust and integrity is important to us, so if you ever think we’re not displaying the very best deals let us know.

How do we order these mobile phone deals?

Our mobile phone deal comparison tools sift through millions of different deals and surfaces the ones we think are the very best. Essentially that means finding deals that work out the cheapest over a 24 month contract while still supplying at least 1GB of data, as you’ve told us that 1GB is your absolute minimum. If you need more data, use the filters and we’ll display the cheapest prices for your increased amount.

On this specific page, we have many mobile phone options displaying in one comparison table. In this case, we try and find you a balance between paying the cheapest price and getting the best phone for your money.

How do the mobile phone deals comparison tools work?

The comparison tools you find on the page above will hopefully be very easy to use. You can select what your budget is, whether it be upfront cost or monthly fee or both. And you can say how much data you need or how many minutes and texts. You can even filter by network if you really want to be on a specific carrier. The deals will automatically update as you drill down in your search, always favouring the cheapest options over the more expensive ones. If you ever want to refresh and start your search again, simply select the ‘CLEAR ALL FILTERS’ option to begin again from scratch.

What is TechRadar?

TechRadar is Europe’s largest technology reviews website with over 22 million visitors every month. It’s our aim to provide you with the very best buying advice, always. If you’d like to read reviews of the mobile phones you see on this page, you can visit TechRadar’s reviews homepage.

How do we select which networks and resellers to display?

TechRadar strives to include all mobile phone deals from all UK networks and resellers so that you can search through all the available deals in the UK without having to look on all the websites separately. However, for sites to be included they need to supply us with a feed of their deals. This is the only reason why a phone reseller or network wouldn’t appear in our system – but the vast majority do.

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Best value mobile phone deals of the month:

Our editors look at all of the available deals for all of the best smartphones every week of every month of every year – not just when the going is good around Black Friday. In this section, we’ve picked out the best deal available right now for each phone, as well as a link through to the ‘best deals’ guide for each individual handset.

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iPhone X deals

We know it’s a word that bugs a lot of people, but please let us use it this once – GAMECHANGER. After years of incremental gains and upgrades, Apple finally unveiled a radically improved handset to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first iPhone.

We’ve found the best iPhone X deals

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iPhone 8 deals

It’s really the iPhone 7S by another name, as it’s little more than an incremental upgrade on the iPhone 7. And it has had its thunder stolen by the iPhone X somewhat. Wireless charging is the big new feature – the first time we’ve seen it on an Apple phone.

Here are the best iPhone 8 deals and iPhone 8 Plus deals

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Samsung Galaxy S8 deals

We were a little surprised by how expensive Samsung’s latest flagship was on release, but prices have fallen significantly since then. If you need something bigger and can’t stretch to the Note 8, the even larger Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is closer to a phablet.

See more Samsung Galaxy S8 deals and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus deals

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 deals

Big in stature and price tag, this 6.3-inch monster will only appeal to people who use their phone as a multimedia hub. It has a QHD+ display and 6GB Ram – phones like the Note 8 don’t come around too often.

See more Samsung Note 8 deals

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iPhone 7 deals

Prices on Apple’s recently surpassed flagship phone are now finally starting to fall to more palatable levels. We’ve seen prices as low as £22.99 a month on the UK’s fastest 4G network EE!

Discover more iPhone 7 deals and iPhone 7 Plus deals

LG G6 deals

LG’s new flagship phone has a longer screen with a rather fetching rounded-corner design. A fine alternative to the Galaxy’s Edge screen and for a lower price.

Discover more great LG G6 deals

iPhone SE deals

iPhone SE deals

By far, the cheapest way to get an Apple smartphone, you’ll find the iPhone SE for £17.99 (and sometimes even lower!). It has all the power of iPhone 6S with the design of iPhone 5S. A brilliant bargain.

Read our guide: iPhone SE deals

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Samsung Galaxy S7 deals

It may now have been superseded, but the Samsung Galaxy S7 is still a brilliant phone. And now it’s a year old, it means you can get big data deals for a reasonable price.

Get more great Samsung Galaxy S7 deals and Galaxy S7 Edge deals

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Google Pixel and Pixel XL deals

The Google Pixel replaces the Nexus 5X, comes with a 5-inch 1080p display, 4GB of RAM, 12 megapixel camera and we’ve seen prices for less than £17.99 a month. The Google Pixel XL is larger and more premium but dearer.

Read our guide to Google Pixel and Pixel XL deals

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iPhone 6S deals

Grab the best possible deal on the still excellent iPhone 6S with our dedicated page. You can get very attractive plans for well under £30 per month.

See our other iPhone 6S deals and iPhone 6S Plus deals 

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iPhone 6 deals

Prices just absolutely dived on the iPhone 6. Great news, considering it remains an excellent way to own an awesome Apple phone for meagre amounts of money.

See more ace prices with our best iPhone 6 deals and iPhone 6 Plus deals

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Nokia 8 deals

If the Nokia 3310 is a fun bit of nostalgia, then the Nokia 8 means business. It’s The Finnish brand’s first rue flagship for a few years and it’s well worth a look if you’re on a budget.

Learn more about the best Nokia 8 deals

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Nokia 3310 deals

Had you told us last year whether we’d be featuring Nokia 3310 deals on these pages, we would have laughed you right out of the building. But it’s back and it costs an unfeasibly reasonable £39 from Vodafone.

Learn more about the best Nokia 3310 deals

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Nokia 8 deals

We’re big fans of the Honor 9. It’s a genuinely good, new Android mobile at a price you’d expect to pay for a Samsung Galaxy a few generations old. The design is a treat and the 20MP main camera is better than we could have dreamed of.

Learn more about the best Honor 9 deals

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HTC U11 deals

Much has been made of the new HTC U11’s Edge Sense technology, but some of the tariffs available are also newsworthy. Click the link below to find the best deals.

For more deals and free handset offers, head to our HTC U11 deals

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The best Sony Xperia XZ deals

Sony Xperia XZ deals

The Sony Xperia XZ is a great handset offering everything you’d expect from a brand new flagship phone. Want something more powerful? Then you can pay extra for the XZ Premium.

Pick your own Sony Xperia XZ deals or Sony Xperia XZ Premium deals

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BlackBerry KeyONE deals

Blackberry spent many years in the wilderness, but its return with the BlackBerry KeyOne is a massive return to form.

Click for more brilliant BlackBerry KeyONE deals

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Samsung Galaxy S6 deals

Like the older iPhones above, the Samsung Galaxy S6 presents an ideal way to get a superb mobile for a much lower tariff. use our dedicated deal pages to see tariffs for less than £600 over two years.

More Samsung Galaxy S6 deals, Galaxy S6 Edge deals and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus deals

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iPhone 5S deals

All it takes to get this classic iPhone 5S is around £17 a month. Other than that, it’s completely free, with no upfront costs. You can upgrade it to Apple’s latest iOS 10.3.2, so you’ll have the latest software on your cheap, cheap iPhone.

Read our guide to the best iPhone 5S deals

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The best Sony Xperia X deals

Sony Xperia X deals

Sony worked hard to strike a balance between top-of-the-range premium features and affordable prices – it hit gold with the Xperia X and smaller Xperia X Compact.

Follow the link for more Sony Xperia X deals and Xperia X Compact deals.

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HTC 10 deals

HTC’s follow up to the One M9 was a worthy upgrade. In fact, we still think it’s brilliant, and a genuine alternative to the newer, pricier U11.

Read our guide to the best HTC 10 deals for more cheap prices

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LG G5 deals

Get modular with LG’s innovative former flagship phone. And if you just want to pick up a cheap handset that runs Android, these LG G4 deals are still worth a look, too.

Get stuck in to the best LG G5 deals

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HTC One A9 deals

The HTC One A9 is a brilliant budget smartphone that could well do the job if you don’t want to spend the earth.

Discover even more cheap HTC One A9 deals

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Moto X Style

Moto X Style deals

If you want a 20MP camera and 2K display without busting your bank balance, then the Moto X Style is worth considering.  

All the best Moto X Style deals in one convenient place

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Sony Xperia Z5 deals

Sony’s Z5 range put the iconic Japanese tech company back on the mobile phones map. You can’t get them on contract any longer, so you’ll have to team your Z5, Z5 Compact or Z5 Premium handset with a cracking SIM only deal.

Cheapest prices on the Sony Xperia Z5, Xperia XZ Compact and Xperia XZ Premium

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SIM only deals

If you need to plug the gap between iPhone launches or are simply happy with the phone you already have, grabbing a free SIM card may be the best option. If you have the cash, you may even find that teaming up a cheap SIM only deal with a new handset is a cheaper way of getting your new smartphone, with tariffs as low as a fiver a month for 1.5GB of data.

Visit our dedicated round-up of the best SIM only deals

Wondering what phone to choose?

If you can’t decide what phone your should buy, check out our best mobile phones buying guide. On that page you should find everything you need to make the choice of handset.


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iPhone deals: the best of Black Friday week so far

iPhone deals: the best of Black Friday week so far

We understand why so many iPhones are sold around Black Friday. Apple’s handsets are some of the most coveted – and expensive – on the market. This time of year is the perfect opportunity to pick up a bargain iPhone deal.

And to make your life easier, we’ve brought together the cheapest prices on each Apple handset. From the incredible new iPhone X, to the cheap(er) and cheerful iPhone SE, and everything in between. Whether you’re after a contract plan or just a SIM free handset unlocked, we’ll tell you the best deals out there.

Best iPhone X deals for Black Friday:

Best iPhone 8 deals for Black Friday:

Best iPhone 7 deals for Black Friday:

Best iPhone SE deals for Black Friday:

iPhone SE 32GB | SIM free unlocked handset | £379 £279
The iPhone SE is now so affordable that buying a handset by itself and teaming it up with a stellar
SIM only deal isn’t unfeasible. Very has knocked £100 off its price, too. This deal tends to to and fro between being available and being sold out, so head to our iPhone SE SIM free page if you’re out of luck.

Get this iPhone SE deal from Very

Best iPhone 6S deals for Black Friday:

Best iPhone 6 deals for Black Friday:

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Exclusive broadband deal: the UK’s cheapest internet, one year for only £140

Exclusive broadband deal: the UK’s cheapest internet, one year for only £140

Here it is – the cheapest way you can currently get the internet in the UK. If you begrudge spending a penny more than you have to for home broadband, then this is the deal for you. And it’s exclusive to TechRadar readers.

For the next 10 days, you can sign up for this unprecedented low price for a year’s worth of Origin broadband. Pay £139.99 upfront and get unlimited home internet for a year, with no bills to pay whatsoever. That’s the equivalent of a mere £11.67 per month, which is over £7 a month cheaper than any other broadband deals right now – a massive £87 saving over the course of the year!

Keep reading for more information about this incredible exclusive offer for your new broadband package. And if the thought of splashing out all at once for your internet doesn’t appeal, we have some pay monthly cheap broadband options that may suit you instead.

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The best broadband deals for Black Friday 2017

The best broadband deals for Black Friday 2017

This year’s best Black Friday broadband deals so far:

Broadband deals

Finding the best broadband internet deals is no easy task – there are so many options. Do you need superfast fibre broadband? Should you go for a cheap broadband only deal for less than £20 per month, or add TV and phone plans to your internet package? And is it worth hanging on until Black Friday to see if better deals emerge then?

We’re here to help you make that decision. Pop in your postcode above and we’ll give you a list of the lowest priced home broadband deals available in your area. With the latest offers from BT broadband, Sky, Virgin Media and TalkTalk all included, our widget will filter down the best broadband deals in the UK today.

Below, you’ll find TechRadar’s handpicked favourite deals for fibre (if you can get it), broadband and TV packages and broadband only plans. Keep scrolling down and you’ll find our advice on what else you should consider when buying broadband – from the speed you’ll need, to whether getting fibre broadband is a must for your household.

See also: BT Broadband and Infinity deals | Virgin Media broadband deals | Sky broadband deals | Fibre broadband deals | Broadband and TV deals | Broadband only deals

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Best broadband only deal in the UK this month

Vodafone Unlimited Fibre 38 | 18 months | Up to 38Mb | Line rental inc. | FREE activation | £25 £20 per month
It may be more famous for
Vodafone mobile deals, but the company has come up with an incredible internet discount for Black Friday. It’s a meer £20 per month and, assuming you already have a BT Openreach phone line like most households, there isn’t a penny to pay upfront. Total cost over 18 months £360

Get this super cheap Vodafone broadband deal

What broadband speed do I need?

Superfast fibre broadband may sound appetising, but it may not be necessary for your home – especially if you want to cut costs. It could be worth considering slower, cheaper ADSL instead.

Broadband speeds are represented in megabits per second, or Mb. Crudely speaking, the more Mbs, the faster the broadband speed. But remember that the advertised speed is the maximum and doesn’t necessarily represent the actual speed you’ll end up getting. That varies depending where you live.

0-25Mb This entry-level broadband speed is transmitted via an ADSL connection to your nearest BT exchange. The equivalent to around 2.1MB per second, It should be fast enough for small households where only one or two people are using the internet at once. Be aware that if you stream TV, you may experience the odd interruption.

25-50Mb Where Virgin led the way, the rest followed. Now every big provider offers rapid fibre broadband. This is the sweet spot between fast speeds and good value and just the ticket for a family household where four or five members are all streaming, downloading and surfing at once.

50+Mb If you stream 4K TV or have loads of people trying to use your broadband connection at once, then it may be worth shelling out for the extra speed. It may cost you more, but you’re pretty much guaranteed lag-free use – plus, the providers often sweeten the deal with added extras and rewards.

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Is fibre broadband available in my area?

There’s one very easy way to find out…scroll to the top of this page and input your postcode. We’ll tell you straight away whether you can get fast fibre broadband.

Roughly speaking, 90% of UK homes now have the option of connecting to fibre broadband. But if you have your heart on Virgin Media fibre plans, it’s more like around 60%.

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What contract length should I go for?

Most broadband providers lock you in for at least 12 months, with one year plans being by far the most common.  That said, perhaps taking their cue from mobile phone contracts, we are now seeing some providers experimenting with longer plans, with 18 month contracts rearing their heads.

On the opposite side of the spectrum, some providers now offer short term rolling contracts. Virgin Media, for example, have 30 day plans for commitment-phobes. The downside is you’ll be expected to play a larger setup fee.

When your contract comes to an end, be prepared for your monthly tariff to be hiked – especially if you were lucky enough to get a great introductory offer at the outset.

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Will I have to pay anything upfront for broadband?

Usually. Sometimes known as ‘setup’, ‘upfront’ or ‘activation’ fees, most of the major broadband providers ask for at least some payment when you kick off your contract. The amount usually depends on what level of package you go for, but it will likely be somewhere between £10 and £60. Only TalkTalk bucks the trend – they’ve scrapped their activation fee completely, while other brands run frequent promotions where they temporarily scrap their upfront cost.

There may be other added extras, too, however. If you take a broadband and TV package, you might be charged for the TV set-top box. And some, including BT and EE, charge delivery for the router.

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Do I have to pay more to have a phone line?

If you still use a home landline to make and receive calls, you’re in luck – many broadband plans don’t  just feature a landline, but they actually include it in your monthly price.

You will have to start paying more though when you have a personalised call plan. You’ll see your standard monthly bill begin to escalate when you start adding unlimited evening, daytime or international calls to the mix.


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Get iPhone 6 deals from a super cheap £16.99 per month for a limited time only

Get iPhone 6 deals from a super cheap £16.99 per month for a limited time only

With Black Friday breathing down our necks, we’ve already noticed bargain hunters taking an early interest in our dedicated iPhone 6 deals page. And the iD network – a brand belonging to Carphone Warehouse – has struck at just the right time with its own iPhone 6 price reductions.

For the next two weeks only, you can pick up Apple’s former flagship phone for a relative pittance. Without paying a thing upfront, you can grab the iPhone 6 for a mere £16.99 per month. The plan includes 500MB of data, 600 minutes of calls and 5,000 texts every month. So if you’re looking for a cheap iPhone and don’t tend to use it for much away from the Wi-FI, then this price can’t be beaten.

View this super cheap iPhone 6 deal from iD

As we say, with only 500MB of data to play with a month, this deal won’t suit everybody. But if you give iD a fraction more of your monthly pay packet, it will up the data. For every £2 extra you spend, iD doubles the data (up to a maximum of 4GB).

It’s not the most popular network on the market, lacking the prestige of mobile phone deals from the EEs, O2s and Threes of this world. But iD offers some great perks, like data rollover. So if you fall short of your data allowance in any one month period, iD will roll it over so you’ve got extra for the next month.

iD’s mega cheap iPhone 6 deal for Black Friday

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The best iPhone 6 deals for Black Friday 2017

The best iPhone 6 deals for Black Friday 2017

It may be three years old (doesn’t time fly!) and attention is now much more focused on the new iPhone X, but the iPhone 6 is an excellent alternative to costly iPhone 8 deals. So if your contract is up, you’re ready to upgrade, want an Apple handset but also want to keep your spending down, then the iPhone 6 is well worth a look.

And you need look no further, because we’ve done all the research for you! We’ve rounded up the UK’s best contract deals for Apple’s iPhone 6. The good news is that the price of the iPhone 6 has fallen through the floor. Now with plenty of deals under £20 a month, there’s never been a better time to pick up this still-fantastic phone.

So there’s no need to wait until Black Friday 2017 to bag a bargain iPhone. With the deals you can grab in our comparison chart below, you can fill your boots with unlimited texts and minutes, as well as a healthy slug of data. Buy buy BUY!

More options: iPhone 6 unlocked / SIM-free | iPhone 8 deals | iPhone 7 deals | iPhone 6S deals | iPhone 6 Plus deals | iPhone deals | Mobile phone deals

Best iPhone 6 deals for Black Friday so far:

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The UK’s best iPhone 6 deals

It may be almost three years old, but the iPhone 6 has aged admirably. And the mature age also means the prices are fantastic. We’ve sorted through the finest iPhone 6 deals from EE, O2, Vodafone and Three to narrow down the best five plans available today.

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iPhone 6 review and key specs

Still brilliant after three years

Weight: 129g | Dimensions: 138.1 x 67 x 6.9mm | OS: iOS 10.3.3 | Screen size: 4.7-inch | Resolution: 750 x 1334 resolution | CPU: Apple A8 | RAM: 1GB | Storage: 16/32/64/128GB | Battery: 1810mAh | Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera: 1.2MP

Iconic design
Brilliant battery
Cracking keyboard
Screen could be better

Unlike more recent entries in the iPhone ouevre, Apple made a genuine leap forward from the iPhone 5S with its successor. The iPhone 6 remains one of the best phones Apple has ever created or, indeed, ever created by any manufacturer. At the time of release, its faster CPU, better graphics and slicker interface really made it seem worth the high price – so now it’s a bonafide bargain!


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Save £25 on our favourite iPhone 7 deal – now only £50 upfront and £29 per month for 12GB data

Save £25 on our favourite iPhone 7 deal – now only £50 upfront and £29 per month for 12GB data

We see it on Black Friday every year – the recently usurped Apple iPhone gets a big price drop just in time for sales season. And 2017 has proved no different, as the peachy prices on iPhone 7 deals have just started to show themselves.

We already loved this O2 tariff: 12GB of data, unlimited calls and texts, and access to the network’s Priority rewards, all for £75 when you sign up and then a very reasonable £29 a month. But then pulled out a special discount code to knock a further £25 off the upfront cost. Enter BLACKFRI25 where prompted at the checkout.

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Black Friday iPhone 7 deal in full:

iPhone 7 | O2 | £75 £50 handset (with BLACKFRI25 code) | Unlimited calls and texts | 12GB data | £29 per month
This isn’t the very cheapest iPhone 7 deal we’ve ever seen (check out this
£19pm offer from Virgin Mobile), but it’s the best value. Paying less than £750 in total over two years for a 2016 flagship iPhone is good enough on its own, but when you consider you get 12GB of data thrown in, this iPhone 7 deal is utterly splendid.  Total cost over 24 months is £746

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Voucher code: BLACKFRI25


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The best iPhone 7 deals for Black Friday 2017

The best iPhone 7 deals for Black Friday 2017

Forget those iPhone 8 deals. Laugh in the face of iPhone X deals. iPhone 7 deals just dropped to an all time low, with the first sub-£700 tariff we’ve ever seen on Apple’s fantastic 2016 flagship over the two year contract.

It’s almost as if Black Friday has come early. The £22.99 per month deal on EE is the first volley of fire in the deals season battleground. It’s a tariff that’s almost as cheap as some of the best iPhone 6S deals currently on the market, and hundreds of pounds cheaper than the iPhone X and 8.

As well as the above deal, on this page you’ll find all of the best iPhone 7 deals you can get right now. Whether you’re looking for unlimited data, a free phone or any other type of tariff, you can use our comparison chart below to choose the cheapest option out there. Scroll down to find the best deal for you. And don’t forget that you’ll get a tenner off the handset cost if you get your iPhone 7 from

If you were planning to hold out until the big bargain bonanza that will be Black Friday 2017, we’re not sure iPhone 7 prices will drop much lower than this.

See also: iPhone X deals | iPhone 8 deals | iPhone 7 Plus deals | iPhone 7 SIM free / Unlocked | Samsung Galaxy S8 deals | Best mobile phone deals | Best SIM only deals

This year’s best Black Friday iPhone 7 deals so far:

The best iPhone 7 deals this month:

The 5 best iPhone 7 deals in the UK today

At the top of our guide you’ll see what we’ve chosen as this month’s best value iPhone 7 deals in the UK (if you’re down under, head over to our best Australian iPhone 7 deals). These are chosen purely on the basis of value – unlike some other sites we don’t manipulate the order of these deals for commercial gain! Then we pick out the best deals on the four major networks, those being EE, O2, Three and Vodafone.

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Now let’s break down the best iPhone 7 deals by network…

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Best iPhone 7 deals on EE this month

iPhone 7 32GB | £135 upfront (with 10FF code) | 2GB data | Unlimited mins and texts | £22.99pm
BEST. iPHONE 7 DEAL. EVER. Previous £22.99 per month tariffs on this superb former flagship have required upfront prices nearing on £200. It’s far less with this deal. If you’re after the cheapest iPhone 7 deal possible on EE, then this is the one you need – the first under £700 for the two year term. The plan comes with unlimited calls and texts to add to the 2GB of data. Total cost over 24 months is £686.76

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iPhone 7 32GB | £70 upfront (with 10OFF code) | 5GB data | Unlimited mins and texts | £27.99pm
Over the last few weeks, we’ve been pushing a 5GB EE tariff from Affordable Mobiles thanks to the fact that you pay nothing upfront. But go for this one instead and the £70 splash at the outset means that your monthly payments are a fievr less. That works out at a fifty pound saving in the long run. Total cost over 24 months is £741.76

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iPhone 7 32GB | FREE upfront | 15GB data | Unlimited mins and texts | £37.99pm
Don’t fancy spending upwards of £100 on your new phone? Then this tariff from Affordable Mobiles is a good’n. You get a completely FREE handset, and then you have to pay £37.99 per month – that’s not terrible for the iPhone 7 and a generous 15GB of data, which is an increase of 5GB from last month. Total cost over 24 months is £911.76

View this deal: at Affordable Mobiles

iPhone 7 128GB | £95 upfront | 2GB data | Unlimited calls and texts | £32.99 per month
If you want the extra storage space that the 128GB iPhone 7 affords, you have to be prepared to spend. We understand that the large handset price will put some people off, but this is not a bad price on such a desirable handset. Total cost over 24 months is £886.76

View this deal: at Direct Mobiles

Best iPhone 7 deals on O2 this month

iPhone 7 32GB | £65 handset (with 10OFF code) | Unlimited calls and texts | 12GB data | £29 per month
On the balance of things, this might just be our favourite iPhone 7 deal of all at the moment. It can’t boast of costing less than £700 over two years, but getting the 2016 iPhone 7 for less than £30 a month AND with 12GB of data every month is frankly superb. A real tempter, this one. Total cost over 24 months is £761

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iPhone 7 128GB | £165 handset (with 10OFF code) | Unlimited calls and texts | 3GB data | £27 per month
If 32GB memory just simply isn’t going to cut it, then this is probably the best O2 deal to go for. For a mere £27 a month you can get hold of the more capacious 128GB model. It’s a bit of a wedge to spend up front but you get a respectable 3GB of data and much more room for music and videos. Total cost over 24 months is £813

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Best iPhone 7 deals on Vodafone this month

iPhone 7 32GB | £75 upfront (with 10OFF code) | Unlimited calls and texts | 16GB data | £34pm
Vodafone dropped out of the picture for a while as a genuinely competitive network on the iPhone 7. But this 16GB tariff from is a real show of strength. The balance between the upfront spend and monthly bills is a standout. Total cost over 24 months is £891

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iPhone 7 32GB | FREE upfront | Unlimited calls and texts | 26GB data | £44pm
Vodafone has just started experimenting with some very sexy new data allowances, and this mighty 26GB tariff replaces its best 16GB deals from yore. It may look expensive, but that’s a heck of a lot of data, so still worth a look if you’re a Vodafone devotee. And you don’t even have to pay a penny at the start of the contract. Total cost over 24 months is £1056

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Best iPhone 7 deals on Three this month

iPhone 7 32GB | FREE upfront | Unlimited calls and texts | 8GB data | £32pm
We frequently praise Three for turning out excellent value prices on big data plans, but this recently-improved 8GB tariff is very handy if you’re swayed by the numerical network – especially now that it’s just ditched the upfront cost, too! Total cost over 24 months is £768

View this deal: at Affordable Mobiles

iPhone 7 32GB | £94.99 upfront | Unlimited calls and texts | 30GB data | £33 per month
This is our favourite big data deal on the iPhone 7. The price of the handset is more expensive than last month, but now it’s down to just £33 per month for 30GB data and unlimited everything else! Extremely strong if you need a lot of data or if you don’t “need” the data but would like a safety net. And bear in mind that going unlimited is way more expensive. Total cost over 24 months is £886.99

View this deal: at Buymobiles

iPhone 7 32GB | FREE upfront | Unlimited data, calls and texts | £48 per month
If you want to get an iPhone 7 with unlimited everything then this is the best deal out there at the moment thanks to the upfront cost being removed. As you’d expect, the monthly fee is relatively high at £48 but that’s actually very good value when you look at how much the other networks are charging for much less data. That all being said, with 30GB available for just £33 per month, the above deal is the one we’d go for! Total cost over 24 months is £1152

View this deal: at Affordable Mobiles


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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge deals hit an all time low £23 per month and FREE upfront

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge deals hit an all time low £23 per month and FREE upfront

If you’re looking to buy one of the world’s best phones this Black Friday but want to keep your costs as low as possible, then we think we might have the deal for you – in our Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge review, we gave it the full five stars! And it’s now cheaper than ever to get a contract deal.

As part of Mobile Phones Direct’s Black Friday deals, the retailer has knocked off the upfront price of the Galaxy S7 Edge and brought monthly bills all the way down to a measly £23 per month.

At an astonishing £552 for the two year term, it makes the S7 Edge substantially less than the best tariffs on the likes of the iPhone 8 and Google Pixel 2. You get 4GB of data a month and will be on the Three network, which means you get the benefit of free coffees and cheap lunches from the network’s Wuntu rewards app.

And if 4GB isn’t quite enough data for you, with Mobile Phones Direct you can pay a couple of quid more a month to double the allowance. We have details of other Black Friday Galaxy S7 Edge deals below.

Best ever Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge deal in full:

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