Shaun's top must have contract phones of 2017

Getting a new phone on contract is a big deal, as you can be stuck with your decision for up to the next two years unless you choose to opt out early.  If you’re like me and your current phone contract is coming to a close, you will already be searching the internet for this years hottest phones for the best deals. Here I give my personal top four phones (in no particular order) and what you will be looking to pay.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

From someone who came from the blackberry scene (yes I was young and naive) I have fallen in love with Samsung’s Galaxy series of phones. They are fast, reliable and offer an incredible design that I feel personally is only rivalled by the Xperia series. The Galaxy S7 improves on everything that made the S6 such a powerhouse of a phone, from its new beautiful 5.5 -inch screen adding a host of new functionality to its improved super camera this is a phone you will fail to get tired of. And with the new S8 ready to take its crown with a host of new features, you can expect the price of the S7 to drop dramatically.

| Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1440 x 2560 | CPU: Snapdragon 820 | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 32GB/64GB | Battery: 3600mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 5MP

Personal favourite contract deal as of April 2017

  • Network : 3
  • £28/mth for 24 months with Free Unlocked Handset
  • Unlimited Texts/Minutes
  • 8GB Data

http://bit.ly/2px3XOv

Sony Xperia XZ

Some of you may disagree but I feel the XZ is the superior choice when deciding between the Z5 and the XZ. While I am personally a diehard Samsung fan, I have always been a little envious of my partners many Xperia phones. The beautiful design accompanied by the slick and easy to use interface has continuously enticed me to move over. The XZ offers a sharp 5.2 –inch display, with a spectacular 23MP camera that the Xperia series is known for and continuously delivers on. With the scheduled release of the Sony L1 in June we could see a potential price drop in the future so keep your eyes open.

Screen size: 5.2-inch | Resolution: 1440 x 2560 | CPU: Snapdragon 820 | RAM: 3GB | Storage: 32GB | Battery: 2900mAh | Rear camera: 23MP | Front camera: 13MP

Personal favourite contract deal as of April 2017

  • Network : EE
  • £27.49/mth for 24 months with Free Locked Handset
  • Unlimited Texts/Minutes
  • 5GB Data

http://bit.ly/2nYFTap

Oneplus 3T

I have always been intrigued by the Oneplus series of phones. At first I saw it as a knockoff android phone for those on a strict budget, but that is before I did any research and boy I could not have been more wrong. The Oneplus 3T boasts a very premium design with an incredibly vibrant display, offering a super fast processor along with a fantastic battery life that lasts all day even under heavy load. This phone is a must have for anyone looking for a refreshing change from the more well known brands of the industry.

Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 1920 | CPU: Snapdragon 821 | RAM: 6GB | Storage: 64GB/128GB | Battery: 3400mAh | Rear camera: 16MP | Front camera: 16MP

Personal favourite contract deal as of April 2017

  • Network : O2
  • £31/mth for 24 months with a £9.99 Handset fee
  • Unlimited Texts/Minutes
  • 500MB Data

http://bit.ly/2oHVCsU

LG G5 SE Titan

A smart alternative to the flagship LG G5, the SE offers everything an android phone should have in 2017. Full metal-bodied it is aesthetically pleasing along with its impressive vibrant 4K full HD display. Offering a clear 16MP camera keeps it up to date with the latest smartphone in the industry, even boasting a 135 degree wide-angle lens making every photo a joy to take. My favourite feature of the LG G5 SE however is the removable battery that I think more manufactures should take note of. There is nothing worse than that one off chance of your battery dying and then having to send your handset off for repair, but with the LG you can switch it out at your own leisure. I highly recommend this phone to anyone looking for complete freedom in their phone.

Screen size: 5.3-inch | Resolution: 1440 x 2560 | CPU: Snapdragon 652 | RAM: 3GB | Storage: 32GB | Battery: Removable 2800mAh | Rear camera: 16MP | Front camera: 8MP

Personal favourite contract deal as of April 2017

  • Network : 3
  • £26/mth for 24 months with Free Unlocked Handset
  • Unlimited Texts/Minutes
  • 8GB Data

http://bit.ly/2nYHLQB

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