Five of the best phones under £100

Five of the best phones under £100

If you thought you had to pay several hundred quid for a sexy new smartphone that doesn’t suck, think again, bro (or sis). In fact, it’s entirely possible – as evidenced below – to kit yourself out with a decent smartphone and tablet for less than £100. Seriously.

From £14.99 to £99, here we present – as you’ve probably already gathered from the headline but it’s just good SEO – five of the best phones under £100.

The following are presented in no particular order. Needless to say, if you've a tip for a sweet phone under £100, let us know with a comment below. Otherwise, let's rock!

Five of the best phones under £100

1. Motorola Moto G 4G

Price: £99 delivered @ Tesco Direct

Network: Tesco Mobile

Pro: Unlock for just a few quid on eBay!

Colours: Black or white

Motorola Moto G 4G specs: 4.5in 720p HD display, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB expandable storage (the first-gen Moto G didn’t have a microSD slot), 5MP rear camera, 1.3MP front camera, 2,070mAh battery, and 4G LTE connectivity

Five of the best phones under £1002. Huawei Ascend Y330

Price: £14.99 PAYG upgrade @ Carphone Warehouse

Network: Orange or T-Mobile

Pro: Free £10 top-up! Free delivery, too!

Colours: Black, blue, purple

Huawei Ascend Y330 specs: 4in display (480 x 800), dual-core MediaTek processor, 512MB of RAM, 3.15MP rear camera, 4GB expandable storage, and a 1,500mAh battery

Don't worry if the link doesn't work. Just pop "Y330" into the search field.

Five of the best phones under £1003. Nokia Lumia 530

Price: £99 delivered @ Tesco Direct

Network: Tesco Mobile

Pro: Comes bundled with a Linx 7 tablet!

Nokia Lumia 530 specs: 4in display (480 x 854), quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, 512MB of RAM, 5MP rear camera, and Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana

Linx 7 tablet specs: 7in IPS display, HDMI output, and 16GB expandable storage. Also comes with 12 months of Office 365, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook

Five of the best phones under £1004. ZTE Blade L2

Price: £59.99 (£69.99 with mandatory £10 top-up) @ Argos

Network: Virgin Mobile

Pro: Massive display!

Colours: White only

ZTE Blade L2 specs: 5in display (480 x 854), quad-core MediaTek processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB expandable storage (microSD up to 32GB), 5MP rear camera, front camera, and 2,000mAh battery

Note: click and collect only. Not available for home delivery at present.

Five of the best phones under £1005. Huawei Ascend Y550

Price: £44.99 delivered @ O2

Network: O2

Pro: One of the cheapest phones ever with 4G!

Colours: Black only

Huawei Ascend Y550 specs: 4.5in display (480 x 854), Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, 1GB of RAM, 5MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, 4GB expandable storage (pop in up to 32GB via microSD), 2,000mAh battery, 4G LTE connectivity, and KitKat Android 4.4

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