Buying Advice

Delivery Updates and Weather Delays

With the big freeze causing travel chaos across the country, we’ve got all the details you need to know about ordering your handset from Dialaphone and the latest delivery updates.

Make sure you Choose the right Mobile Phone Contract: Our Top Tips

Mobile phone users can all too easily find themselves bound to new contracts that aren’t right for them by not checking the details of the new contract properly. A new study by the Communications Consumer Panel looked at contract agreements from the major mobile operators in the UK, concluding that a statutory 14-day cooling off period is required for new mobile phone contracts if consumers judge the mobile coverage to be poor. This is just one thing to bear in mind when changing your contract.  We recommend asking yourself these questions before taking the plunge. Is the network coverage good […]

How do you choose the best smartphone for you?

With so many smartphones currently on the market, it’s difficult to decide which one is right for you. Here are our top tips for picking one out. Firstly ask yourself what you want to use your smartphone for? Keeping on top of work Networking with business contacts Playing games Using the internet Social networking Watching videos Our mobile phone reviews give you a good insight into the specs for each phone http://www.dialaphone.co.uk/mobile-phone-reviews We’ve picked out some of the best smartphones for business and leisure here: Business smart phones Nokia E72 This sleek phone has a qwerty keyboard, and boasts a full […]

Google Nexus One – Better Late than Never

Around Christmas 2009, the Nexus One was the mobile phone of the moment. A new device marketed by a company who planned to change the way American citizens purchased mobile phones by selling it SIM-free via their own website. As the company in question was Google, the world took a huge interest. Launched in the USA at the beginning of 2010, the Nexus One could be paid for and delivered to anyone in the UK too; if you were happy to cough up for the delivery, insurance and VAT as well. The thing was, if you weren’t – and let’s face […]

The PUMA Phone

SAGEM phones are powering into the public eye with the PUMA phone. The French company have been around for almost a hundred years, working on everything from power supplies to army equipment, before adventuring into the mobile phone market in the 80s. They’ve been pumping out phones ever since, but it looks like they’re trying to raise their profile in the UK by teaming up with PUMA, bringing a big sporty brand to an extremely sporty phone. They’re aggressively targeting an active audience, understanding that this doesn’t mean you have to be outdoorsy: every gym in any city is stuffed with sweating […]

Which is Best For You, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 or HTC HD2?

So you want to buy a smartphone with a really big screen?  And you want a Snapdragon processor? A decent camera?  Plus all the other expected high-end features?  If you do, then currently you have more choice than ever before, however for the purposes of this guide, we’re going to limit ourselves to two phones: the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 and the HTC HD2. The Xperia is the newest of the two, but don’t let that put you off the HD2, as it was way ahead of the game when it was released late last year and truth be told, […]