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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Samsung Galaxy 5

The Samsung Galaxy 5 is the cheapest Android smartphone currently available in Australia. The reasonably stylish Galaxy 5 has most of the capabilities of more expensive devices, though its low res display and mediocre camera aren't impressive. At this price, we have few complaints though.

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  • 15th Oct., 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Samsung
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  • Pros:
  • Capacitive touchscreen
  • Loses minimal capabilities of more expensive devices
  • Swype text input
  • Cons:
  • Glossy finish
  • Low resolution display
  • Poor camera

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