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Which? Don't Buy mobile phones

by Oli McKean

These Don’t Buy-rated mobile phones have dismal screens, paltry battery life, and take terrible photos. Avoid these handsets at any price.

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Take a gamble with your mobile phone purchase, and you could end up with a handset that's painfully slow and seems to relish in running out of charge. Our thorough and unique mobile phone testing can help you avoid spending your money unwisely.

You might think sticking with a good brand or spending a lot of money is the best way to choose a great mobile phone, but our tests have revealed that it's far more difficult to predict which smartphones will be worthy of a Best Buy. We've found smartphones we'd recommend that cost less than £200 to buy outright, and others from brands you may not have heard of. So, whatever your budget or market knowledge, our reviews help you avoid models that will let you down.

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Which? Best Buy mobile phones are easy to use, have fantastic battery life and take terrific photos. Discover the Best Buy mobile phones.

We've tested more than 100 mobile phones from both firmly-established brands - such as Apple, Samsung, and Motorola - and more emerging ones, like Huawei and Wileyfox. We've found that even the most popular brands can drop the ball.

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