Best Smartphones 2018 UK Deals & Savings With 10 Of The Best

What are the best smartphones for 2018? If you’re on a budget – sim free

Looking for the best smartphones this Christmas? Well, I’ve got an Xmas selection to suit, you don’t have to spend a fortune to have some cool tech in your skyrocket. Far from it.

Sifting through what’s available on Amazon UK there’s plenty of options as far as smartphones go. Here are the currently best-selling smartphones in the UK for your eye holes.

Drink them in and grab a bargain if you so desire, or if you’re buying a sim free smartphone for a friend or loved one, you’ll save a couple of quid this Christmas. As well as grabbing the best smartphone for your hard earned cash!

Onwards to 10 of the best smartphones 2018

All prices shown are correct at the time of this article being published, prices do fluctuate on mobile devices so make sure you get in quick. Also please do read the reviews mentioned on Amazon UK, ensure you are getting the right phone for your needs.

1. Best Smartphone the Honor 9 Lite Dual Sim Smartphone

£135.99
£169.99
in stock
16 new from £135.99
21 used from £119.99
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
Last updated on 23/01/2019 5:36 am

This bad boy comes in at under £150.00 at the moment which is a steal. With over 200 customer reviews and a positive rating of 4.5 stars no wonder this smartphone is top of everyone’s list this year.

2. Best Smartphone the Huawei P20 Lite 64 GB 5.8-Inch

£229.00
£329.99
in stock
5 new from £229.00
19 used from £201.52
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
Last updated on 23/01/2019 5:36 am

Currently reduced from £329.99 there’s a massive saving to be had of £100.99! Standing at 166 customer reviews and a solid 4.5-star rating, it’s holding fast an incredibly popular sim free smartphone according to Amazon UK.

3. Best Smartphone the Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB SIM-Free

£389.99
£609.00
in stock
26 new from £385.00
36 used from £269.99
Amazon.co.uk
Last updated on 23/01/2019 5:36 am

I’ve got a Samsung S8, have to say it’s the mutts nuts, high quality, reliable and feature rich. Looks like I’m not alone in thinking that way either. Over 850 customers have reviewed the S8 and the feedback back seems to be very positive indeed!

4. Best Smartphone Samsung Galaxy J5 16GB SIM-Free

£145.99
£249.00
in stock
31 new from £145.99
6 used from £129.99
Amazon.co.uk
Last updated on 23/01/2019 5:36 am

Another phone under £150.00? And it’s a Samsung? Yes, and yes, Samsung does make quality smartphones for sure.  Current review count is over 500 and with a decent solid 4.5-star rating it’s doing well. Plus currently, you can save £119.00 on the J5!

5. Best Smartphone Samsung Galaxy J6 SIM-Free

£154.00
£180.00
in stock
8 new from £154.00
3 used from £128.73
Amazon.co.uk
Last updated on 23/01/2019 5:36 am

Another entry for Samsung! Another smartphone under £150.00 it truly is Christmas 🙂 The J6 is usually around £180.00 currently it’s on offer for £144.75, so it’s a bit of a bargain, to say the least. Positive reviews again with 188 customer reviews and a decent 4.5-star rating according to Amazon UK!

6. Best Smartphone Motorola Moto G6 64GB 5.7-Inch Sim-Free

£199.99
£239.00
in stock
3 new from £199.99
29 used from £146.41
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
Last updated on 23/01/2019 5:36 am

Ahh, Motorola! I used to have a few phones by these guys many moons ago. The old Motorola Startac, the good old days! Anyways I digress, this one is quite popular and has been featured a few times in my roundups of the best smartphones.

7. Best Smartphone Nokia 105 Single SIM Mobile Phone Black

£14.99
in stock
43 new from £9.00
1 used from £14.22
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
Last updated on 23/01/2019 5:36 am

Nokia, another blast from the past! It’s not a touchscreen, but still has a few decent features worth checking out. Plus it’s under £14.00 and a great second phone if you ever get caught out. It’s sim-free and a steal at under £15.00.

8. Best Smartphone Honor 8X Dual SIM, 64 GB storage, 20 MP Dual Camera

£209.00
£229.99
in stock
14 new from £209.00
5 used from £183.92
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
Last updated on 23/01/2019 5:36 am

Not a massive saving on this smartphone, but it still ranks as one of the best smartphones in terms of sales on Amazon UK.  With a decent 20 megapixel camera and coming in at under £250.00, it’s worth a look. Currently at 68 customer reviews with a 5-star rating which is pretty darn good.

9. Best Smartphone Nokia 105 Single SIM Mobile Phone Black

£64.99
£79.99
in stock
19 new from £63.99
7 used from £39.99
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
Last updated on 23/01/2019 5:36 am

Another entry for Nokia on the top 10 best smartphones 2018. This one is a touch screen and a bare-bones smartphone, don’t expect it to compete with the more expensive units. If however, you’re looking for a simple smartphone under £100.00 then this might be for you. Currently, it has the lowest star rating coming in at 4-stars out 5 with just over 53 reviews.

10. Best Smartphone Huawei Y7 2018 5.99-Inch HD SIM-Free

£122.99
in stock
19 new from £119.50
9 used from £99.99
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
Last updated on 23/01/2019 5:36 am

Despite Huawei being in at number 2 on this roundup, they’ve also managed to grab the number 10 slot as well. With 92 customer reviews and a 4-star out of 5 rating, people seem to like the Y7. Couple that with the current offer of saving over £50.00 off of the retail price, it’s no wonder.

Please note:

All prices are correct at the time of publication of this roundup of the best smartphones. Please always read customer reviews on Amazon UK, don’t be afraid to ask questions about the product, if in doubt do not buy. The above are the top ten best selling smartphones as according to Amazon UK and are sim-free, there are retailers offering deals on smartphones so always do your due diligence and shop around.

I’ve just highlighted the 10 best selling from Amazon, this can change from time to time, depending on the popularity and quality of the smartphone itself. If you’re keen to see what has been popular previously, please see below.

Previous Top 10 Best Smartphones – September 2018

If you’re keen to see what was top in terms of the best smartphones in September a look at the below for what was popular. If you’d like to see what was more roundups of the best selling smartphones feel free to here.

£199.99
£239.00
in stock
2 new from £199.99
3 used from £185.99
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
£152.00
£180.00
in stock
12 new from £152.00
3 used from £149.99
Amazon.co.uk
£399.99
£609.00
in stock
23 new from £355.00
15 used from £309.99
Amazon.co.uk
£14.71
£14.99
in stock
37 new from £13.98
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
£135.00
£249.00
in stock
34 new from £135.00
1 used from £130.00
Amazon.co.uk
£489.99
£699.99
in stock
6 new from £489.99
3 used from £399.95
Amazon.co.uk
£139.99
£179.99
in stock
3 new from £139.99
6 used from £123.19
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
£121.49
£129.00
in stock
18 new from £119.00
17 used from £65.99
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
£149.00
£169.99
in stock
16 new from £149.00
Amazon.co.uk
Free shipping
£189.50
in stock
1 new from £189.50
Amazon.co.uk
Last updated on 09/01/2019 2:53 pm

That’s it for best smartphone roundup

Hope you’ve enjoyed my little roundup, I will, of course, continue to keep doing them highlighting deals and offers not just from Amazon UK, but from a wealth of different retailers. If you own any of the smartphones mentioned above and would like to share your opinion on them please do share and help others.

Till next time, hope this post helped you save some money 🙂

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