This month’s best SIM only deals:
Instead of picking up a smartphone contract on its own, you could consider buying the handset outright and turning to a cheap SIM card deal instead. These can provide you with more minutes and data, while adding the flexibility to choose your own own.
iD: 1GB of data with 500 minutes and 5,000 texts from £5 per month.
Plusnet: 2.5GB of data, 1,500 minutes and unlimited texts from £7 per month.
Virgin: 4GB with 1,500 minutes and unlimited texts from £9 per month.
Three: 4GB of data with all you can eat minutes and texts from £9 per month.
Three: 12GB of data with all you can 600 minutes and unlimited texts from £14 per month.
Vodafone: 8GB of data with unlimited calls and texts with Spotify, Sky Sports and NowTV for £17 per month.
EE: 18GB of data with unlimited minutes and texts from £18.20 per month.
GiffGaff: Unlimited data with unlimited calls and text from £20 per month.