Compare Samsung mobile phone deals

Samsung is the biggest smartphone manufacturer in the whole wide world. In the first few months of 2016, they sold over 81 million mobile phones globally. And their market share is just as impressive (23% as of the first quarter of 2016), so it’s clear that Samsung know what they’re doing when it comes to phones. Samsung have a vast range fit for all budgets, so whether you’re looking for a top of the range phone or one that just does the job, there’ll be one for you.

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What’s on offer?

The flagship range is the Galaxy S and Note series and if you’re happy to splash the cash, then these are the ones to look at – they’re Samsung’s top of the range phones and the tech behind them doesn’t disappoint.

The S7 weighs in at 152g and is 142.4mm x 69.6mm x 7.9mm; it’s also waterproof and dustproof to IP68 which basically means it shouldn’t get sandy if you go to the beach and you can chuck it in water up to 1.5m for about 30 minutes (whether you’re brave enough to, is another matter). The screen is 5.1-inches and it also has a 12MP camera along with 68GB of storage.

If you’re looking for a similar phone but with more screen display, then consider the S7 Edge. The Edge range of Galaxy phones have curved dual-edged screens so it just gives you more to look at. It has the same camera, water and dust resistance and memory but it also gives you more talk time (27 hours compared to 22 hours on the S7). The Edge does weigh slightly more – 157g and is slightly bigger 150mm x 72.6mm x 7.7mm.

The S, Note and Edge range are numbered – the higher the number, the newer the phone. So, if you’re not too worried about having the absolute latest in mobile phone gadgetry, then opt for a model slightly further down the sequence – you’ll still get a great phone with whistles and bells, they just won’t be as shiny. Of course, the benefits of being less flash, means you’ll get better Samsung deals.

What else is there?

When it comes to comparing Samsung mobiles, it’d be unfair just to focus on the expensive stuff, because Samsung also do a vast range of less wallet busting phones. The J series is the entry level phone and whilst the storage space is limited (just 1GB on the J1) you still get good screen definition as it uses Samsung’s AMOLED display which gives clearer, sharper and vivid images; it’s also the tech you’ll see on their super-duper smartphones.

The A range is a mid-priced series and the A5 is the latest model in this line (launched in 2016). You’ll get a 5.2-inch screen and a 13MP camera along with 16GB of storage and up to 16 hours talk time; it weighs 155g and measures 144.8mm x 71mm x 7.3mm. Plus, it’s practical giving you all the phone type things you’d expect from… well, a phone – it has a speakerphone, offers video calling capability and has voice controlled dialling. It’s also 4G compatible so as long as your mobile provider supports that, you’ll get mega speedy internet on the go.

What’s on the horizon?

Samsung usually launch a new flagship Note phone every year – and with the disappointment of the Note 7, there’s some serious wound licking to be done at Samsung. But will the Note 8 resolve that?

The new Note phone usually launches in September each year but Samsung may decide to launch it alongside the S8 to make up for the Note 7. But whenever it launches you can expect all the usual stuff such as fingerprint recognition and an iris scanner that the previous model had. It’s rumoured to have a fancy 5.7 inch 4K AMOLED screen so if visuals are important to you then look no further. There’s also speculation whether Samsung will continue to distinguish between the S and Edge range as the lines between the two start to blur.

Compare Samsung mobiles

There’s a Samsung phone for everyone out there so it’s really about deciding what sort of tariff you’re after and checking what provider’s going to give you the best reception. And that’s when it can get confusing, so we’ve made things easier with our guides to tariffs and network operators Then all you have to do is click and compare – that’s why we’re comparethemarket.com