The best Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 deals for Christmas 2017

The Samsung Galaxy A5 and Samsung Galaxy A3 give you the premium looks of the manufacturer's former flagship Samsung Galaxy S7, but with a much lower price tag. We can see why they're still so popular!

If you fancy getting hold of a smartphone with flagship looks without having to empty your wallet then you’ll want to check out the best Samsung Galaxy A5 deals and top Samsung Galaxy A3 deals below. We've gathered up the cheapest prices for both phones in one handy comparison chart, with prices starting as low as just £16 per month for the budget A3.

Our Galaxy A3 deals are perfect for those wanting to stick to a tight budget, with a selection of great low-cost tariffs for you to explore. If you're working with a bit more cash you'll want our great Galaxy A5 deals, which give you a more feature-packed phone at a still affordable price.

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The UK's best Samsung Galaxy A5 deals and Samsung Galaxy A3 deals across all UK networks:

Further down this page you will find our potted reviews of the Samsung Galaxy A5 deals and Samsung Galaxy A3. But at the top here you'll find what we assess to be the overall best Samsung Galaxy A5 deals and Samsung Galaxy A3 deals available today, handpicked by TechRadar's experts.

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The best Samsung Galaxy A5 deals in the UK today:

Samsung Galaxy A5 | EE | £20 upfront | Unlimited minutes and texts | 1GB data | £17.99pm
This is the cheapest that we're currently seeing the Galaxy A5 going for on contract - a mere £17.99 per month! It's not even much of a whack to pay upfront and you really can't argue with the monthly bills. Calls and texts are uncapped, but there's only 1GB of data per month. Read on for more deals below if you're looking for more data. Total cost over 24 months is £476.75

Get this deal: from e2save

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Samsung Galaxy A5 | Three | £9.99 upfront | Unlimited minutes and texts | 8GB data | £25pm
You wanted more data, Mobile Phones Direct gives you more data! 8 beautiful gigabytes of the stuff every month. And considering how healthy the data allowance is, we're really attracted to the balance of tenner upfront cost and cheap monthly payments. Not everybody loves Three, but it has some fantastic tariffs on the Galaxy A5. Total cost over 24 months is £609.99

Get this deal: from Affordable Mobiles

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Samsung Galaxy A5 | O2 | FREE upfront | Unlimited minutes and texts | 12GB data | £29pm
Hop over to O2 and ramp the data up top 12GB. You won't pay a penny upfront and get to take advantage of its Priority rewards for cheap lunches and coffees. What's more Carphone Warehouse-owned retailer e2save is also throwing in a free Kindle Wi-Fi E Ink worth more than £50 - perfect for bookworms. Total cost over 24 months is £696

Get this deal: from e2save

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The best Samsung Galaxy A3 deals in the UK today:

Samsung Galaxy A3 | Plusnet | FREE upfront | 600 mins | Unlimited texts | 1GB data | £15.99pm
Come to daddy! Thanks to this exquisite deal, there are very few mobile phones cheaper than the more-than-competent Samsung Galaxy A3. You don't have to pay a thing at the outset, and then monthly payments that are down almost as low as £15. And because Plusnet piggybacks off of EE, you get the warm glow of knowing that you're on the UK's fastest 4G network, too. Total cost over 24 months is £383.76

Get this deal: from Direct Mobiles

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Samsung Galaxy A3 | Vodafone | FREE upfront | Unlimited minutes and texts | 16GB data | £36pm
This Vodafone tariff represents the best value Galaxy A3 deal on the network, and there's a lot to like about it. There's the stacks of data you get every month for a start, as well as the free handset at the start of the contract. And then there's the headliner - the mammoth £252 cashback, which you have to claim in five installments over the course of the contract. Total cost over 24 months is £612 (after cashback)

Get this deal: from Mobile Phones Direct

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Samsung Galaxy A3 | Three | £68.99 upfront | 300 minutes | Unlimited texts | 30GB data | £28pm
As you can see, this huge data deal from Three easily topples the Vodafone tariff above if you don't mind parting with £70 upfront. There's a limit on calls, which might put off the chatterboxes among you. But with 30GB of data per month, you can use other data-driven methods to make calls instead. Total cost over 24 months is £740.99

Get this deal: from Affordable Mobiles

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Samsung Galaxy A5 review in brief

Reliable mid-range Android from Samsung

Screen size: 5.2-inch | Display type: Super AMOLED 1080 x 1920 pixels | Main camera: 20MP | Battery: 3000mAh | Operating system: Android 7 Nougat

Brilliant battery
Delightful display
Really well designed
Ordinary processor

The new Samsung Galaxy A5 has all the looks of a flagship phone with the specs of a a mid-ranger. If you don't want to splash your cash on the likes of the Galaxy S8 or iPhone 8, then the A5 is an attractively priced option that shouldn't let you down. 

Read TechRadar's full Samsung Galaxy A5 review here.

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Samsung Galaxy A3 review in brief

Cheap and very cheerful

Screen size: 4.7-inch | Display type: Super AMOLED 720 x 1080 pixels | Main camera: 13MP | Battery: 2350mAh | Operating system: Android 7 Nougat

Flagship looks
Epic battery life
Water and dust resistant
Underwhelming display

If you like the look of those expensive Samsung Galaxy phones but just can't justify the cost, then you should cast your eyes Galaxy A3-wards. Samsung has created a really solid mid-range smartphone with respectable specs for an affordable price. 

Read TechRadar's full Samsung Galaxy A3 review here.