It has been lengthy changed by the iPhone 7 as Apple’s go to price range handset, however in case you’re in search of an inexpensive iPhone then the iPhone 5S offers are value contemplating earlier than committing to your buy. Sadly offers are actually far between and we might advocate going for one thing newer just like the iPhone 6S Plus or iPhone 7 if you would like an iPhone for a price range worth.
Apple is now not producing iPhone 5S handsets, and so it is now not accessible on contract model new from any of the foremost networks.
However in case you’re nonetheless you possibly can nonetheless get one. Refurbished fashions come on to the market infrequently (though their costs do not look too good) and there are nonetheless loads of retailers stocking the 5S handset solely, and for properly lower than £200. So you possibly can simply purchase it SIM-free after which pay money for a cheap SIM only deal to place in it.
This gives you rather more flexibility than getting it on contract anyway. We have constructed a devoted comparability chart under exhibiting all the very best unlocked iPhone 5S costs, or hit the ‘Handsets’ tab on the high of the primary desk.
iPhone 5S debuted Apple’s newfangled fingerprint sensor and 64-bit processor three years in the past, and it is nonetheless a viable smartphone for anybody on a price range. It is held up properly sufficient with a very good digicam and iOS 11 software program replace – simply do not anticipate the specs of the iPhone X!
Learn Techradar’s full iPhone 5S review right here