Cheap Phones: Go small with Apple or big with Samsung

Alex Kidman 11 January 2017 NEWS


This week’s crop of discount handsets covers every use case, from small to big to photo-obsessed.

Every week, finder searches for the very best smartphone deals and discounts in Australia. This week, DWI is running a New Year sale with some very tempting deals on iPhone, Samsung and Huawei.

iphone-seApple iPhone SE 64GB $619

The iPhone SE remains Apple’s "cheap" iPhone model, although you won't hear Apple use that phrase. It’s likely that we may see an SE mark 2 in the next couple of months as the existing iPhone SE architecture is based off the iPhone 6s, not the iPhone 7. In the meantime, however, if you want a compact iOS device, DWI’s offering a $130 discount off Apple’s typical price.

Read our full iPhone SE review here.

samsung-galaxy-s7-pinkGalaxy S7 Pink Gold $689

The rumours are in full swing around the Samsung Galaxy S8, which depending on who you believe may appear at MWC, or possibly not until mid-April. In the meantime, however, the bargains are coming thick and fast for the existing S7 model. DWI is offering up the Pink Gold variant at a hefty $459.99 discount right now.

You can read our comprehensive Galaxy S7 review here.

huawei--p9-silverHuawei P9 $539

Huawei’s P9 was its first phone produced in collaboration with Leica, which means its primary calling card is the quality of its optics. We recently checked out the upcoming Mate 9, which uses the same single colour, single monochrome lens setup, making it a particularly good match if you do a lot of portrait photography. Right now, DWI will sell you the P9 for $539, a $260 discount off its typical list price.

If you’re interested in the Huawei P9, you can read our review here.

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