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Cheap iPhone Comparison & tips incl iPhone 5S & iPhone 5C

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Compare all iPhone monthly contract deals, or see PAYG handset and Sim-only deals.

iPhone

Model

Size

Colour

Colour

Network

Contract length

Minutes

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  • 1500
  • 3000+

Texts

  • 0
  • 1500
  • 3000+

Data usage

  • 0
  • 1.5GB
  • 3GB+

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How much are you prepared to pay upfront?

  • £0
  • £175
  • £335
  • £455
  • £600

How much can you afford each month?

  • £15
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  • £60
  • £80
  • £95

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The iPhone 5 is available from Friday 21 September, though you can pre-order it now. Available prices have been added to the tool, we’ll add more when they’re released.

We’ll give you a heads up in the free MoneySavingExpert.com weekly email when we have a full iPhone 5 comparison.

Do you need the latest iPhone?
iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 prices have fallen considerably since the launch of the iPhone 4S. The iPhone 4 and the 4S aren't that dissimilar, and the 3GS is still a decent smartphone so consider these instead.
Shorter contracts are cheaper.
Signing up for a 12-month contract often works out cheaper overall, as it gives you the freedom to switch sooner, to either a Sim-only or PAYG deal. Be aware that 12-month contracts come with a hefty upfront cost though.
How much data do I need?

Using mobile internet on your smartphone uses data (measured in MB). The average person uses around 500MB, though this depends on how much you use the web on your phone.

BillMonitor suggests the following:
  • Occasional user: 50MB/month. With this, you can roughly: surf the web for 5 hours, send and receive 900 emails (without attachments), download 6 music tracks, or download 25 photos.
  • Regular user: 200MB/month. With this, you can roughly: surf the web for 20 hours, send and receive 3,600 emails (without attachments), download 26 music tracks, or download 100 photos.
  • Frequent user: 1GB/month (1,000MB). You can roughly: surf the web for 100 hours, send and receive 18,000 emails (without attachments), download 130 music tracks, or download 500 photos.
Make sure you pinpoint your exact usage, as if you'll exceed your allowance you'll be overpaying for the data. If you use less than your allowance, you'll be overpaying for the package.

There aren't many truly unlimited packages. Most have a fair usage cap of 3GB.
How many texts do I need?

The average user needs 250 texts a month, according to comparison BillMonitor – less than many would imagine. We've set the tool to 250 texts, but if you think you use more or less than this, adjust the slider accordingly.

Make sure you pinpoint your exact usage. If you go over your allowance, you'll overpay for the calls. If you use less, you'll be overpaying for the package.

There aren't many truly unlimited packages. Most have a fair usage cap of 3,000 texts.
How many minutes do I need?

About 300 mins a month is what the average user needs, according to comparison BillMonitor - a lot less than most people think. We've set the tool to 300 mins, but if you think you use more or less than this, move the slider accordingly.

Make sure you pinpoint your exact usage. If you go over your allowance, you'll overpay for the calls. If you use less, then you'll be overpaying for the package.

There aren't many truly unlimited packages. Most have a fair usage cap of 3,000 mins.

Want a 4G tariff?

We receive the info for our iPhone comparison tool in a data feed from the various networks and retailers. Unfortunately, because of the way the tool is populated and the way retailers give us the info, we're unable to specify whether a tariff is 4G or 3G. So if you're looking for a 4G tariff, click through and check first.

There's more info on 4G in the guide below.

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