Category: Deals

BEST DEALS: LG G Pad 8.3 down to £119

If you’ve been holding off buying a Nexus 7 tablet in the hope that a larger version might appear, now might be the time to take the plunge on LG’s G Pad instead. Tesco is selling the 8.3-inch G Pad for just £119 online right now, a stonking discount for what’s still a relatively new [...]

Vodafone Smart 4 Mini – £50 budget newcomer

Vodafone has today started taking orders for the Vodafone Smart 4 Mini, a new super-budget Android model the network is selling for just £50 with a PAYG SIM. It’s not disastrous on paper either, offering Android 4.2.2 running on a 4-inch screen that manages to output at a resolution of 480 x 800. A bit [...]

Sony Xperia Z2 delivered “week commencing April 14″ by Phones 4U

Mobile specialist Phones 4U appears to have stolen a lead on the competition when it comes to shipping the new Sony Xperia Z2, announcing that it will go out to pre-order buyers in the week commencing April 14. The retailer says this is two weeks earlier than the official UK launch date for the new [...]

Chromecast launches in the UK — £33 direct from Google

Google’s Chromecast dongle has now arrived in the UK, with Google selling the HDMI media streamer direct via Google Play right now. The price is £30 or £33 once the surprisingly reasonable  for a change £3 shipping is added on, which isn’t too bad — although several men will be along shortly to leave comments [...]

BEST DEALS: Nexus 5 down to £240 unlocked

We weren’t totally blown away by the Nexus 5, for reasons to do with the camera app being a bit temperamental, a higher asking price than the Nexus 4 and a general feeling that the hardware wasn’t *quite* as solid and impressive as it could’ve been. BUT for £240 we’d like it a whole lot [...]

Moto G now on sale through Vodafone, for £100 plus £10 PAYG top-up

The Motorola/Lenovo Moto G, which is almost certainly the best combination of price and tech specs the Android world has ever seen, is now available through Vodafone UK. For £100 plus a £10 credit top-up it can be yours with a PAYG SIM, plus the network is also selling it on monthly contracts, where £13 [...]

Red Nexus 5 now available in the UK

“NOT RED” wasn’t one of the complaints we had about the oddly unexciting Nexus 5. But if it was, it’d be fixed, as there’s now a red Nexus 5 available direct through Google Play here in the UK. The price is the same as the black and white models — starting at £299 for the [...]

Xperia Z1 Compact launching in January at Phones 4U, free speaker bundled in too

Phones 4U appears to have grabbed a short exclusive on selling the new Xperia Z1 Compact in the UK, claiming it’ll be ready to sell the phone in January — earlier than the February worldwide launch date offered by Sony earlier today. Plus, if you pre-order one from Phones 4U now, you can get a [...]

BEST DEALS: TalkTalk SIM and 4GB data for £12 a month

We’ve been looking for something like this for a while. TalkTalk Mobile uses the Vodafone network to provide its coverage, so if you, like us, live somewhere where Vodafone is your only viable mobile network option, this is a great SIM-only deal. For £12 a month you can have a TalkTalk SIM offering unlimited minutes [...]

Gold HTC One now at Carphone, “free” on £29 Vodafone deal

That HTC One with the gold paint job is now available in the UK through Carphone Warehouse, which will sell you the conspicuous mobile right now. Deals for a “free” phone start at £29 a month, which would get you the golden HTC One plus a Vodafone SIM delivering 1GB of mobile data and unlimited [...]