The average price of a smartphone in the United Kingdom has climbed to £1,200, according to research firm ComScore, although the average price for a smartwatch is around £1k.
Read moreRead moreWhen it comes to buying a smartphone, you can expect to pay around £150 for a basic phone and around £200 for the flagship model.
The basic model costs just £130 and will allow you to download a wide range of apps including WhatsApp, Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook Messenger, and more.
The cheapest smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S5, costs just under £700 and will cost you around £650 if you go for the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S7, respectively.
For the S6, you’re looking at around £900 if you’re willing to pay extra for the S7’s upgraded 32GB RAM and 64GB storage.
But that’s not all, with the top-end model of the Samsung S7 will set you back around £11,800 if you decide to go for it.
The Galaxy S8 will cost around £16,800 for the same 32GB and 64Gram storage as the S5.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will cost £17,800 and the Samsung Note 9 will be priced at £19,800, depending on the carrier.
So if you want to spend less on your smartphone than you’d like, you should consider getting the cheapest model of your smartphone, which should come in at around a quarter of the price.
And don’t forget to pick up the Samsung Gear VR headset if you plan to spend more on your mobile device.