Budget Smartphones 2013

Best Budget Smartphones

If you are looking to upgrade your old phone to a smartphone, but don’t want spend a fortune or be tied to a lengthy (and often expensive) contract, then this post might just be for you. The smartphone is becoming more essential due to its ability to let us do a lot of the tasks we used to do on our home PC. The term “budget smartphones” may seem a bit contradictory, but they have started to hit the market in the last couple of years, and are becoming ever more popular.

Here is our pick of some of the best budget smartphones around at the moment:


Budget Smartphones

1. Samsung Galaxy Y

kicking off our list of budget smartphones is the Samsung Galaxy Y, featuring an Android operating system, 3 inch touch screen, wifi, 3g and a 3mp camera, you would think this offering would be costly. It isn’t. Check out this deal from Tesco:

Samsung Galaxy Y available at Tesco for £64.00.

See, budget smartphones do exist.

2. Huawei Ascend Y201

Next up is the Huawei Ascend Y201. This smartphone can be found at Tesco for a bargains price at the moment, let’s check out the specs. There is a 3.2mp camera, Android operating system, 256mb RAM, WiFi, and a 3.5″ Touchscreen.

Huawei Ascend Y201 available at Tesco for just £59.00

3. Blackberry Curve 9320

If budget smartphones had a luxury model, this would be it. Sporting Balckberry’s messaging system, a 2.44 inch TFT screen, 3mp camera, wifi and GPS, this is certainly a feature-packed unit. Luckily, we have found a bargain that doesn’t break the bank.

Blackberry Curve 9320 available in the 02 store for £99.99.

4. LG Optimus L3

This stylish model from LG comes in at four on our list of budget smartphones. Features include: 3mp camera, wifi, 3g Android operating system and 3.2 inch LCD touchscreen. There is a brilliant deal in the Orange shop at the moment.

LG Optimus L3 available in the Orange Shop for £49.99.

5. Sony Experia Tipo

With this model from Sony, you certainly get a lot of tech for your money. Here are some of the key features: Android operating system, 3mp camera with geo-tagging, 3.2 inch scratch resistant touchscreen, 3g and wifi. This phone is also available in different colours.

Sony Experia Tipo available for £69.00 at Tesco.

6. Nokia Asha 300

Rounding up our list of budget smartphones is the Nokia Asha 300. The Asha line made the press recently when Nokia’s end of year financial report showed that it was outselling the more expensive Lumia series by two to one. It’s not hard to see why, take a look at these specs: 5mp camera, touchscreen and keypad, 3g and 1GHz processor. Take a look at our best price:

Nokia Asha available at the 02 shop for £69.99.

That’s the end of our budget smartphones post; we hope you found it useful. Remember to check Bargains Begin daily for more offers, or simply follow us on Twitter.

All offers were correct at the time of publication.

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