Re: How do I get a phone for my, sum, only, contract
If you want a phone for a sim-only contract, then buy from a reputable eBay seller (or similar) and pay by Paypal so that you've got protection if the goods aren't exactly as described. New or secondhand, as suits your budget.
My last few phones have been Xiaomi devices bought new from eBay, and have been excellent. Or you could buy direct from a grey importer, for example search miandmore whom I've dealt with a number of times, and been very pleased with the outcome. If you're buying direct, buy by credit card so that you've got CCA S75 protection (search if you're don't know what that means). As always, other sellers, marketplace and payment methods are available.
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