Holiday gift guide: Top budget mobile phones

We round up the best cheap mobile phones this Christmas

If you're looking for an ideal stocking filler this Christmas, why not consider a cheap, entry-level smartphone? With a great range of Android smartphones on the market at low prices, there has never been a better time to buy. We round up the best budget mobile phones on the market this Christmas.

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Huawei IDEOS (U8150)

Huawei's IDEOS smartphone has a small, low-res display and lacks multitouch, but it still represents excellent value. It runs the latest version of Android and it is reasonably well built; it's an absolute bargain at this price.

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  • 11th Nov., 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Huawei
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  • Pros:
  • Price and value for money
  • Capacitive touchscreen
  • Good build quality
  • Cons:
  • Small and low-res display
  • No multitouch
  • Sluggish performance
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