The best mobile phone deals - January 2017

Out of contract? Here are the best deals on the hottest phones for January - including the iPhone 7, Galaxy S7, Edge S7, HTC 10 and the LG G5

Looking for a new smartphone? You've come to the right place.

We've scoured the web for the best mobile phone and SIM Only deals - and we've found some absolute bargains. We've also taken the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) into account, which involves working out the monthly cost multiplied by the contract length, then adding the upfront fee to arrive at the total real-world figure for what you'll pay. 

This is along with highlighting which contracts come with free Apple music, free BT Sports, double speed 4G or two months unlimited data.

Below you'll find our specially curated pick of contracts for the best smartphones in the world. So, that's your iPhone 7s, Galaxy S7s, your LG G5s, your HTCs, your iPhones and the like. Aim high, we always say...

The best Samsung Galaxy deals

The Galaxy S7 Edge is here, and it's excellent. Fancy the smaller non-curved screen S7? Then you'll find deals for them below too.

For many more, head to our full Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge deals page.  

1. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB - £35.99/m with a £19.00 upfront fee

  • Free Apple Music for six months
  • Free BT Sport for thre months
  • 5GB data 
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £882.76

Get it here for £35.99 a month on EE in Black | Gold

2. Samsung Galaxy S7 32GB - £30.99/m, with no upfront fee

  • Free Apple Music for six months
  • Free BT Sport for three months
  • 5GB data (double speed)
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £743.76

Get it here for £30.99 a month on Three in Black Pink gold | Gold | White

3. Samsung Galaxy S6 32GB - £25.50/m with £29.99 upfront fee

  • 3GB data
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £665.99

Get it here for £26.50 a month on iD Mobile in Black | Gold | White | Blue

* See more Samsung deals here

The best Apple iPhone deals

You'll find a full page of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus contract deals over here, but we've selected our favourites for you below as well:

1. Apple iPhone 7 32GB - £35.99/m and a £64.00 upfront fee.

  • Free Apple Music for six months
  • Free BT Sport for three months
  • 5GB data 
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £927.76

Get the iPhone 7 (32GB) on EE for £35.99 a month in Rose Gold | Gold Black | Silver 

2. Apple iPhone 7 Plus 32GB - £45.99/m and no upfront fee

  • Free Apple Music for six months
  • Free BT Sport for three months
  • 3GB data (double speed)
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £1152.76

Get the iPhone 7 Plus (32GB) on EE for £45.99 in Rose Gold | Gold Black | Silver

3. Apple iPhone SE 16GB - £23.50/m and no upfront fee

  • 1GB data 
  • 300 minutes
  • 5000 texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £564.00

Get it here for £23.50 a month on iD Mobile in Rose Gold | Gold | Silver | Grey

4. Apple iPhone 6s 16GB - £36.50/m with £19.99 upfront fee

  • 3GB data
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £895.99

Get it here for £36.50 a month on EE in Rose Gold Gold Silver Grey

* See more Apple iPhone deals here

The best Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL deals

Google's Pixel and Pixel XL mobiles are now here; see the best deals money can buy below:

1. Pixel 32GB - £31.50/m with a £49.99 upfront fee

  • 2GB data
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £805.99

Get the Pixel (32GB) on O2 for £31.50 a month in Black | Silver

2. Pixel XL 32GB - £45.99/m with no upfront fee

  • 5GB data
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £1103.76

Get the Pixel XL (32GB) on EE for £45.99 a month in Black | Silver

* See more Google Pixel deals here

The best HTC deals

The HTC 10 is a fantastic return to form for HTC that excels in almost every important area: battery life is superb, the camera is far better than the M9's and the design and build are up there with the best. You'll find our full five-star review here.

1. HTC 10 32GB - £31.50/m with no upfront fee

  • 2GB data
  • 600 minutes
  • 5000 texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £756.00

Get it for £31.50 per month on iD Mobile in Grey | Silver | Gold

2. HTC One A9 16GB  - £19.50/m with no upfront fee

  • 2GB data 
  • 600 minutes
  • 5000 texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £468.00

Get it for £19.50 per month on iD Mobile in Grey

* See more HTC deals here

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The best LG deal

LG's G5 flagship stands out from the crowd, thanks to its ability to support different modules including spare batteries and camera controls; you'll find our full review of it here

1. LG G5 - £32.00/m with no upfront fee

  • 8GB data
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts

TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP: £648.00

Get it for £27.00 a month on Three in Grey | Silver

Get it for £30.99 a month on EE in Black leather

* See more LG deals here

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The best SIM-only deal

Suffer from commitment issues? Thi 4GB £10.00 SIMO deal from the Three network, should do the trick.

  • 4GB data (4G)
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts

Get it for £10.00 per month from Three in a nano SIM | micro SIM | standard SIM

* See more SIM Only deals here