The Which? Best Buy award is given to
products with high total test scores that perform consistently well in
our rigorous lab tests and excel in all key areas.
We award the Energy Saver logo to
products that our testing shows are very energy efficient, meaning
they'll cost you less to run.
The Which? Don't Buy logo alerts you
to the products that performed extremely poorly in one or more key
areas of our tests.
The typical PAYG price.
Overall everyday use
Made up of sound quality, battery, ease of use, screen quality and processor
Battery life on calls and when browsing the web over 3G plus recharging times
In 2013 we improved our mobile phone test programme. Only phones that have been through our new test can be Best Buys.
OS determine how the phone works and which app stores it can access - popular options include Android and Apple's iOS.
To get 4G you'll need a special 4G tariff - only available from EE
Qwerty keyboards can help when writing texts and emails though the keys can be cramped.
Touchscreen phones don't have physical keypadsboards but this leaves space for larger displays - great when watching videos or surfing the web.
Large displays help when web browsing but can make the phone unwieldy and expensive.