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Cheaper Alternatives to the iPhone 6

With the recent release of the iPhone 6 been and gone, the hype and hysteria surrounding the highly anticipated handset still remains.

The brand new phone from Apple is the biggest yet. With an 8-megapixel camera, a 1.2-megapixel front facing camera, 4.7 retina HD display, 1080p HD video recording, fingerprint identity sensor and up to 14 hours talk time, this device has proved extremely popular, with thousands of people even queuing in the rain before the release date.

But along with this device comes a rather hefty price tag. With the handset ranging from £539 to £699 depending on memory size, the iPhone 6 is well over budget for many shoppers. That’s why here at GetPaidTo, we have come up with a selection of cheaper alternatives to the iPhone 6 that will not only save you money, but also earn you cashback.

1. Samsung Galaxy S4

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Although not the newest version of the Samsung Galaxy, the S4 still has many features that will rival the iPhone 6 and with the release of the new S5, this means the S4 has gone down in price. Unlike the iPhone 6, the S4 has space for external storage up to 64 GB. The phone is ideal for mums with its child friendly kid’s mode, allowing safer use for little ones.

• 5.0 inches display size
• 1080 x 1920 pixels
• 13 megapixels camera with 2 megapixels front facing camera
• 64GB with microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB external storage available
• Android (4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)
• 17.00 hours talk time

Buy the Samsung Galaxy S4 from Argos for just £349.95 and get up to 1.5% cashback

2. Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

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With the size of many new devices constantly increasing, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is ideal for those wanting the latest high quality specs but in a smaller phone. It’s fully water resistant and has impact resistant corners meaning it will survive any accidents well, perfect if there are children around or you are just a little clumsy.

• 4.6 inches display size
• 720 x 1280 pixels
• 20.7 megapixel camera with 2.2 megapixel front facing camera
• 16GB with microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB external storage available
• Android (4.4)
• 12.00 hours talk time

Get the Sony Zperia Z3 Compact for £409 from Tesco plus receive 1.5% cashback.

3. LG G3

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What sets this phone apart is the screen quality. With such a high resolution, the large impact resistant screen provides 538 pixels per inch meaning that the quality and performance of the display is sharp with vibrant colours.

• 5.5 inches display size
• 1440 x 2560 pixels
• 13 megapixels camera with 2.1 megapixel front facing camera
• 32GB with microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB external storage available
• Android (4.4.2)
• 19.00 hours talk time

Buy the LG G3 from Currys for only £439.99 and get up to 2% cashback

4. Nokia Lumia 735

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The Nokia Lumia 735 is an ideal phone if you have a smaller budget but still want high quality. Specifically aimed at those that love to take a selfie, the front facing camera is 5-megapixels compared to the iPhone 6, which is only 1.2-megapixels.

• 4.7 inches display size
• 720 x 1280 pixels
• 6.7 megapixels camera with a 5 megapixels front facing camera
• 8GB with microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB external storage available
• Windows Phone 8.1
• 22.00 hours talk time

Get the Nokia Lumia 735 for only £189.99 from Virgin Media.

5. HTC One M8

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The HTC One M8 is best known for its sleek design with its brushed aluminium texture and a gloss clear coat, making it look good and comfortable to hold. This phone has similar specifications and levels of performance to the iPhone 6 with the added bonus of additional storage options.

• 5.0-inch display size
• 1920×1080 pixels
• 4-megapixel camera with a 5-megapixels front facing camera
• 32GB with microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB external storage available
• Android (4.4.3, 4.4)
• 20.00 hours talk time

Get the HTC One M8 for only £350.95 from Simply Electronics and receive up to 2% cashback.

All offers and promotions were correct at time of posting. Please check the merchant page direct for the latest offers and cashback rates.

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