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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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Mini Pro

Many people will find the XPERIA X10 Mini Pro too small. However, we found it to be a quirky but compelling handset. Sony Ericsson deserves a lot of credit for an excellent UI and a great physical keyboard, not to mention the fact that this is a fully fledged Android smartphone that doesn't skimp on the features found on larger, more expensive devices.

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  • 12th July, 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Sony Ericsson
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  • Pros:
  • Excellent interface, good build quality, excellent keyboard, doesn't skimp on features, capable performer
  • Cons:
  • Display lacks clarity and sharpness, Timescape app is limited, not great for mobile browsing

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