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Best phones for under £100

Think buying a smartphone will break your bank account? Think again!

While it’s true that lower-priced phones won’t have the same high-end, tech-savvy features of the latest releases, you’d be surprised at the quality they offer.

So, with that in mind, we’ve put together our recommendations of some of the best phones for under £100.


Best Xiaomi phones for under £100

For decades now, people have chosen Xiaomi phones for their high degree of versatility and practical interfaces.

The good news is that you can enjoy Xiaomi, too, when you buy the Redmi 9AT from Asda mobile.


Xiaomi Redmi 9AT

Xiaomi Redmi 9AT

Release date: September 2020

Price: £89.99 

6.53-inch screen - ideal for gaming and watching films 

13MP rear camera; 5MP front camera

5,000mAh battery capacity, which gives you charge for days with fair use

Non-removable battery (providing extra security if your phone is ever lost or stolen

32GB in-built storage - expandable via microSD card

Bluetooth 5.0 and a 3.5mm headphone jack for wired or wireless audio


Think Xiaomi is the manufacturer for you? Discover more Xiaomi phones here.


Best CAT phones for under £100 

If it’s rock solid reliability and robust build quality you want, you’ll definitely love CAT phones.

When you buy the CAT B40 from Asda mobile, you don’t just get a handset but a trusted companion for all your day-to-day tasks.



Release date: April 2021

Price: £68.99

4G LTE feature phone with industrial strength, made to professional grade standard using military spec 

Easy-to-use talk and text features

Non-slip frame 

Glove-friendly push buttons

Alpha-numeric keypad

Super bright torch, perfect when working in dark, enclosed spaces 

IP68 and IP69 ingress rating - unique for a feature phone at this price - providing effective water and dust protection 

Blended with silver ion-based antimicrobial additive for exceptional Germ Defence (ISO22196) 

Ideal for builders, farmers, forestry workers, plumbers, airport ground crew and warehouse teams (anyone who works away from a desk, really!)


Feel like exploring other CAT handsets? Check out our CAT phone deals here.


Best Alcatel phones for under £100

Innovative, feature-rich experiences are what Alcatel is all about, and with these handsets under £100, you don’t have to worry about spending lots of money for great quality!


Alcatel 1B (2022)

Release date: May 2022

Price: £79.99

Well-optimised performance delivered through a combination of the 2.0 GHz processor and 2GB RAM

8MP main camera 

Panorama Mode with camera, offering a wider sunset view and optimal light exposure when it gets dark outside 

Face Tracking and Face Beauty, which can add precision and subtle retouching to selfies and group photos

A vivid 5.5-inch HD screen, ideal for binge watching or web browsing

32GB storage

Water resistance 


Alcatel 10.68

Release date: April 2022

Price: £18.00 

Ultra lightweight - only 63g!

Talk time of up to 7.5 hours 

Built-in apps include calendar, notes, converter, alarm, calculator and voice alarm

Available in Warm White and Volcano Black colour schemes

Bluetooth and torch also enabled as standard

500mA charger, quick guide and micro USB cable included


For further information on this device, check out our Alcatel 10.68 review!

Liking what you see here? Find the right Alcatel handset for you.


Best Doro phones for under £100 

Among the most dependable handsets on the market today, Doro phones are a go-to for many mobile users looking for an affordable, reliable option to support them through everyday life.


Doro 5860

Release date: April 2022

Price: £79.99 

Easy-to-use 4G feature phone with user-friendly features and navigation

Large 2.4-inch landscape display

One press Assistance button, so users can get help quickly when they need it

Large, well-spaced, high-contrast buttons (these make calling and texting so much easier and more comfortable)

Customisable font sizes for clearer reading


Doro 1380

Release date: September 2022

Price: £27.99 

High-contrast keys that are well spaced out for easier typing

Assistance button for added safety

Loud, clear sound

Large display for greater viewing clarity 

Built-in torch


Starting to understand the benefits of Doro? Take a look at our selection to see which Doro phone is right for you.


Buying phones for under £100 with Asda mobile

Whichever handset you decide to buy, just remember that with Asda mobile, you don’t need to break the bank to enjoy all the benefits of smartphones.

And for more value, make sure you pair your new device with one of our monthly bundles.

Alternatively, if you prefer a more flexible plan, you can choose a Pay As You Go SIM for even greater savings and freedom!

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