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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HTC Wildfire

The HTC Wildfire boasts impressive build quality and the full suite of Android features, but it has a low-resolution display and sluggish performance. When you consider its price though, these minor issues are much easier to live with and are a small compromise to pay for a handset that offers outstanding value for money.

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  • 20th Aug., 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • HTC
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  • Pros:
  • Good build quality, well-designed on-screen keyboard, HTC Sense UI, capacitive touchscreen, multitouch and Flash support, battery life
  • Cons:
  • Low-resolution display with poor viewing angles, keystroke lag, often sluggish

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