It’s the weekend, which is good. But it’s nearly Monday, which is bad. So why not cheer yourself with a brand new smartphone?
There are plenty of great smartphone deals to be had this weekend, if you know where to look.
Fortunately, we’ve got a keen eye for the hottest mobile offers, and we’ve rounded up some of the more exciting ones right here.
MOTOROLA MOTO G – $145.06
Amazon is currently selling the latest Motorola Moto G (2015) with 16GB of storage and 2GB of RAM for a bargain price of $145.06. If you bought the phone directly from Motorola, it would cost you a hefty $180 instead.
The handset features a 5-inch HD display, a 13-megapixel main camera with dual-LED flash, a 1.4GHz Snapdragon 410 processor, and a microSD card slot.
We gave the Moto G a 9/10 in our review, praising its great camera, water-resistant body, impressive performance, and good value for money.
LG NEXUS 5X – $209.99
Google’s new LG Nexus 5X is available with 16GB storage at Ebuyer for just $209.99 – that’s a $40 saving.
The handset comes in Quartz White, and features a 5.2-inch Full HD display, a Snapdragon 808 processor, a 12.3-megapixel camera, and runs on the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
We gave the Nexus 5X an 8/10 score in our review, noting its decent screen, solid performance, and good build quality. It also runs on unskinned Android, which is a favourite feature amongst fans.
MOTOROLA MOTO X PLAY – $209
Tesco is selling the new Motorola Moto X Play in white for $209, which is a saving of $30.
It features a 5.5-inch Full HD display, a 12-megapixel main camera, and an octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor.
The Moto X Play earned an 8/10 in our review, on account of its fantastic display, durable build, and detailed camera.
HUAWEI P8 LITE – $79
Vodafone is offering the Huawei P8 Lite on Pay-As-You-Go for just $79. That’s significantly down from Huawei’s price of $149.99.
The phone comes in black, and features a 5-inch HD display, a 13-megapixel camera, weighs 131 grams, and is just 7.7mm thick.
While we haven’t reviewed the Huawei P8 Lite, we reviewed the similar Huawei P8, praising the 8/10 phone for its creative camera features, high-end design, good value for money, great battery life, and impressive screen.
SONY XPERIA Z3 COMPACT – $149
Another Vodafone deal: the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is available on Pay-As-You-Go for just $149. The recommended retail price for this phone is $499.99, and Amazon’s best price right now is $244.95.
The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact boasts a 4.6-inch HD display, a 20.7-megapixel camera, and a Snapdragon 801 processor.
We gave the phone an 8/10 in our 2014 review, talking up its fantastic battery life, slick performance, and great audio features.