These are the five best mobile phone deals we've seen in the seasonal sales

Boxing Day phone deals
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Christmas has come to an end, the Turkey has been consumed and now - if you were lucky to get a top-up of cash over the Christmas period - you may just be thinking of getting a new phone.

Well the great news is that Boxing Day launched a host of excellent sales on mobile phone deals. Thanks to Boxing Day and January sales, a number of phone retailers have brought prices down across the board and most of those deals are still available.

This includes Apple products like iPhone 12 deals and even cheaper iPhone 11 deals, as well as Samsung Galaxy S20 deals on the Android side or the cheaper Google Pixel 5.

While there is a massive range of handsets that are suddenly looking a lot cheaper, we've picked out our top five picks and listed the mobile phone deals below...

1. iPhone 12 deals: top of the class


iPhone 12: at Fonehouse | Three | £95 upfront | Unlimited data, calls and texts | £37pm
This is the best iPhone 12 deal we've seen since the handset was launched, offering a completely unlimited data, calls and texts plan. For that cap-free contract, you're only paying £37 a month and £95 upfront. That is one of the cheapest prices available on the iPhone 12, spreading your bills across upfront and monthly bills.

2. Samsung Galaxy S20 deals: Android at its best


Samsung Galaxy S20: at Three |  £29 upfront | 100GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £36pm
The Samsung Galaxy S20 has fallen a lot in price lately and right now, this seems like the best deal on the 5G version. It will cost you £29 upfront and just £36 a month. At that price, you're getting 100GB of data, That will be plenty for most people's monthly usage offering hours of streaming, gaming and more.


Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus: at Mobile Phones Direct | O2 | FREE upfront | 90GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £39pm
While the above deal is great, the upgrade to the S20 Plus is incredibly small. For just £43 more over the two years you can get the S20 Plus. Unlike the above which is on the Three network, this deal is on O2. It comes with no upfront costs and comes in at £39 a month for 90GB of data.

3. Google Pixel 5 deals: cheap and wonderful


Google Pixel 5: at | Vodafone | FREE upfront | 54GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £34pm + £96 cashback
The Google Pixel 5 came shooting down in price over Black Friday and now, this is the cheapest offer available on the device. It offers 54GB of data on Vodafone while only charging £34 a month. On top of that, will also throw in £96 in cashback, effectively bringing your bills right down to £30 - not bad at all!

4. iPhone 11 deals: Apple bargains


iPhone 11: at Affordable Mobiles | Three | FREE upfront | 100GB data | unlimited texts and minutes | £34pm
This is the best overall iPhone 11 deal from the Boxing Day sales. It's completely free upfront and on a monthly basis, you're paying just £34. For that price, you're getting a very strong 100GB of data which will get the large majority of people through a month very easily.


iPhone 11: at Fonehouse | EE | £140 upfront (with code TRBF19) | 15GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £26 per month
If you like cheap monthly bills, this iPhone 11 contract will be perfect. It offers 15GB of data on EE - the UK's fastest 4G network for just £26 a month. And when you use the code TRBF19 at the checkout, you'll knock your upfront costs down to just £26 a month. That makes this one of the cheapest iPhone 11 deals we've ever seen.

5. SIM only deals: Three's brilliant offer


SIM only from Three | 12 months | Unlimited data, calls and texts | £16 per month
Got a handset over Christmas or just need a new SIM plan? This is the best option right now. Three's unlimited data, calls and texts plan now only costs £16 a month. That's the cheapest 5G unlimited data plan ever and one that you'll be hard pressed to beat right now.

Alex Hughes

Alex is a journalist who has written extensively about all things broadband, SIMs and phone contracts, as well as scouring the internet to land you the best prices on the very latest in gadgets and tech. Whether that be with the latest iPhones and Android handsets, breaking down how broadband works or revealing the cheapest SIM plans, he's in the know, and will help you land a bargain.