10 Cheap Mobile Phones with Price Tags below £50

If you’re going to heavily use your Smartphone for a variety of needs such as everyday communication, Internet browsing, games and more, then buying a high -end handset makes sense. If you’re a light user who just wants a decent phone that won’t break the bank, however, then this list is for you. We’ve rounded up the cheapest mobile phones you’ll find in the market today. All of which are priced below £50.

Huawei Ascend Y330

The cheapest phone among the list is none other than the Huawei Ascend Y330 with a price tag of £24.99 plus £10 top-up. Featuring a 4-inch screen and a decent 3MP rear camera, the budget phone is not only the cheapest but also one of the best from the lot. It runs on Android Jelly Bean for a decent performance and a long battery life.

Alcatel OneTouch Pop D3

Though more expensive than the previous offer in our list, the Alcatel OneTouch Pop D3 is a worth buy at £39.99 plus £10 top-up. Android Kitkat powers the handy phone. Key features include a decent 4-inch touch screen, 5MP camera, 1GB RAM and 4GB storage.

Nokia Lumia 530

Priced just like the Alcatel One Touch at £39.99 plus £10 top-up, the Nokia Lumia 530 is another cheap mobile phone worth considering. This is perfect for mobile users who prefer a Windows Phone to an Android offering. Just like many of the phones in our list, the Nokia Lumia 530 features 4-inch screen, 4GM storage, and a decent 5MP rear camera plus Wi-Fi connectivity and good battery life.

Vodafone Smart 4 Mini

If you’re looking for a cheap phone with a good camera, look no further than the Vodafone Smart 4 Mini. It sets itself apart from the competition by boasting a LED flash paired with its 3.2MP camera. It is priced at £40 plus £10 top-up. Key features include a 4-inch touch screen, dual core processor, Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity as well as 4GB of storage.

LG L40

Smaller and more compact than many of the choices in the list, the LG L40 is another fantastic buy for budget-conscious mobile users. The phone features a 3.5-inch screen with 512MB RAM and 4GB storage expandable through a microSD slot up to 32GB. As for the camera, it’s pretty decent at 3MP.


Another best budget-friendly phone to check out is the ZTE Kis III at £42.99 SIM-free. Powered by Android Kitkat, the 4-in screen handset makes an ideal buy for a typical budget-conscious mobile user. It has just the right set of features to make everyday use hassle-free.

Samsung Galaxy Fame

Finding its way to our list of best cheap phones under £50 is the Samsung Galaxy Fame available at £44.99 plus £10 top-up at O2. What sets the phone apart from the rest is the fact that it has both rear and front cameras making it a worthy buy despite the higher price tag.


Microsoft Lumia 435

Of all the cheapest Smartphone deals available in the market today, the Nokia Lumia 435 is probably the best offer you’ll ever find. Though more expensive than the rest of phones in this list, the Windows Phone boasts a set of key features that makes it a worthy buy.

Sony Xperia E1

Also giving its competition a run for their money is the Sony Xperia E1. It is priced at £49.99 plus £10 top-up. The handy phone is especially recommended for mobile users who want a loudspeaker on their handset.