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Best Huawei P30 Lite preorder deals: Claim free headphones worth £99

You can preorder Huawei's new budget-priced handset - here are the best deals available right now

If the release of the P20 and P20 Pro in 2018 made us pay attention to Huawei, the follow-up launch of its successors, the P30 and P30 Pro, confirmed that the Chinese tech company is to be taken seriously as a major player on the smartphone scene. And while both those handsets hugely impressed us, they both cost quite a pretty penny. That’s why Huawei has rather cannily launched a budget-priced alternative, the P30 Lite, which is available right now on a pre-order basis.

Read our four-star review of the P30 Lite for a detailed verdict of this thrifty cousin of the P30, where we sing praises such as its triple-camera design. We’ve put together a list of the best pre-order deals available right now, factoring in all the usual variables you consider before entering into a contract: monthly cost, overall cost and amount of monthly data.

Claim a free pair of Huawei FreeLace headphones worth £99

Ain’t nothing like a freebie to sweeten a deal. That’s what Carphone Warehouse (and a fair few other retailers) are offering with P30 Lite pre-orders – if you the handset before it hits shelves on 10 May, you can also pick up a free pair of Huawei FreeLace wireless headphones worth £99 – although they’re on sale at Amazon for £115.

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Best Huawei P30 Lite deals

Best for low monthly cost: Vodafone with

You will have to go through the cashback process to bring the monthly cost down from £20 to £16 per month, but once that’s done, this is the cheapest monthly cost you’ll currently find for the P30 Lite. That 2GB of monthly data might be too scant for some people, but this is an excellent deal for those who want to keep their monthly bill to an absolute minimum.

Data: 2GB | Minutes: Unlimited | Texts: Unlimited | Contract length: 24 months | Monthly cost: £16 | Upfront cost: None | Lifetime cost: £384

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Best for overall cost: Vodafone with

Okay, technically, the best deal for overall cost is the listed above. But we’re making the assumption that for a far more solid 5GB of monthly data, most people will be fine paying an extra £48 over the space of two years. Either way, it’s clear that Vodafone is the top provider when it comes to P30 Lite contracts.

Data: 5GB | Minutes: Unlimited | Texts: Unlimited | Contract length: 24 months | Monthly cost: £18 | Upfront cost: None | Lifetime cost: £423

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Best for big data: O2

Few P30 Lite contracts have much more than 10 or 15GB of data at the most – we assume that network providers don’t think folks look for a budget phone will be ploughing through huge amounts of data. But if you do want a solid amount, take a look at this deal from O2, which gets you 100GB of monthly data for £41 a month. Do bear in mind that epic three-year contract length, though.

Data: 100GB | Minutes: Unlimited | Texts: Unlimited | Contract length: 36 months | Monthly cost: £41 | Upfront cost: £10 | Lifetime cost: £1,486

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