The best smartphone deals under £20 per month

Looking for a budget phone that doesn’t compromise on specs? Here are the best contract deals under £20 per month.
New flagship smartphones are great, but what’s not-so-great is the hefty price tag that comes with them.
 
Contracts at over £60 per month are a bit of a steep ask of the bank accounts of us all, so we sometimes look to the lower end of the market. But when you do, you’re greeted by a bunch of naff Android phones that will have you pulling you hair out after a month or two.
 
Until now, as we’ve handpicked some of the best phone deals out there - pairing a great phone with a great contract for under £20 per month. Take a look below!
 
Google Pixel 3a
 
It's only been out for a short while, but you can already bag yourself a Google Pixel 3a for £20 per month! If you've read our review, you'll know we're rather in love with this mid-range dominating smartphone - featuring one of the best cameras on the market (better than the top-of-the-line even) and one of the better versions of Android, skinned by Google themselves.
 
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts
  • 1GB data

Total cost of ownership: £476

Get it here for £19 per month with £20 up-front.

 
Huawei P30 Lite
 
We've already listed some amazing deals for Huawei's P30 Lite, but one of 2019's best affordable phones is already available for under £20 per month (without paying a single penny upfront)!
 
Unlimited minutes
Unlimited texts
10GB data
 
Total cost of ownership: £336 (24-month contract with cashback)
 
iPhone 7
 
A five-star phone for a tiny price. The iPhone 7 is an incredibly polished phone experience, with a super speedy processor and a true-to-life camera with crystal clear reproduction. Thanks to a sneakily good deal on Vodafone, you just have to put up a tenner up front and pay under £20 for this gem.
 
Unlimited minutes
Unlimited texts
5GB data
 
Total cost of ownership: £480 (24-month contract with cashback)
 
Samsung Galaxy A40
 
A hidden gem in Samsung's massive catalogue of smartphones, the Galaxy A40 really stands out as a quality budget handset - with a super AMOLED bezel-less display, double rear camera with an ultra wide lens, a massive 3,100 mAh battery for all day performance. All this is yours from Sky Mobile for under £20!
 
  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts
  • 5GB data

Total cost of ownership: £432

Get it here for £18 per month with zero upfront cost.