This week’s cheap phones: Why wait for S8?

Alex Kidman 4 April 2017

man-using-mobile-phone_shutterstockYou could wait a few weeks for the Galaxy S8, or score a bargain on the S7 or S7 Edge in this week’s roundup of phone bargains.

Last week saw Samsung’s official launch of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ handsets. We compared the S8 against its older siblings, and while on contract you’re arguably better off with a new S8, if you’re buying outright and can score a bargain the S7 or S7 Edge could be a great option. Guess what’s on sale this week?
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Samsung Galaxy S7 32GB $609

Samsung has slightly dipped its official outright price on the Galaxy S7, but at $999 to the S8’s $1199, that doesn’t make much sense. But at $609 outright through DWI for the Dual SIM model, the savings seriously stack up while still leaving you with a nicely premium phone.

DWI: $609.00

You can read our full review of the Galaxy S7 here.

samsung-galaxy-s7-edge_shutterstockSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB $669

If you want even better battery life and the same style as the Galaxy S8 or S8+, then the S7 Edge might be a better fit again. Samsung’s official price on the S7 Edge sits at $1,149, but DWI’s cutting a solid $480 off that asking price, delivering the Dual SIM international model of the S7 Edge for just $669.

DWI: $669.00

For more on the Galaxy S7 Edge, read our full review.

apple-iphone-7-white_shutterstockApple iPhone 7 128GB $1039

While Samsung was capturing headlines, Apple simply carried on serving up premium phones at predictably premium prices. It’s rare to see an Android-level price drop on iPhone handsets, so every penny you can save really does count. DWI’s current deal on the 128GB iPhone 7 shaves a healthy $190 off the local asking price, leaving you plenty of cash to spend on apps, movies or music for your shiny new smartphone.

DWI: $1039.00

For more on the iPhone 7, you can read our full review here.

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    SoleApril 7, 2017

    I really hope that Curved display is just a transient trend … i really don’t find it comfortable nor durable :( I prefer regular ruggeds… Why don’t try to do a durable product as an AGM?

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      OscarApril 16, 2017

      Comparing? Thank u , i m a fan xD love this comparisons: both great at specs… but why the curved screen, its so breakable! but at the end i went for cheap rugged: an Agm x1… look it up! its been amazing :)

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