giffgaff sells a range of mobile phones including the iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and Google Pixel. Get interest-free payments with Klarna & flexible airtime plans for your usage.

In the UK, giffgaff is best known for their SIM-only deals, including their popular one-month rolling plans and their new 18-month contracts.

Alongside their SIM-only plans, giffgaff also sells a wide range of mobile phones including the iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and Google Pixel smartphones. You can benefit from interest-free payments through Klarna (at 0% APR), along with giffgaff’s flexible mobile plans for your usage. They also offer a wide range of refurbished devices and the ability to recycle your old mobile phone to help reduce electronic waste.

In this article, we’ll look at how you can buy a mobile phone on giffgaff, and how this works alongside their SIM-only deals. We’ll also look at giffgaff’s best mobile phone deals, and how you can keep your current phone number when you switch to giffgaff.

Mobile Phones on giffgaff

Interest-Free Payments with Klarna

When you’re buying a mobile phone on giffgaff, you have the option to spread the cost of your handset with interest-free instalments through Klarna (at 0% APR).

Klarna will carry out a status and credit check when you choose to pay monthly for your phone.

Klarna Terms:
0% APR. Finance subject to status and credit checks with Klarna Bank AB (publ). UK residents aged 18+ only. Direct Debit. giffgaff Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and acts as a credit broker and not a lender, offering credit products provided by Klarna Bank AB (publ). Terms apply, see giffgaff Limited, UB8 1HB

Flexible Mobile Plans

Once you’ve chosen your handset on giffgaff, you’ll be able to choose one of their flexible mobile plans to cover your usage.

For the largest data allowances, choose one of giffgaff’s new 18-month contracts. On these plans, you’ll have the flexibility to move upwards or downwards within giffgaff’s 18-month contract plan range each month. You’ll also benefit from any future improvements they make to their plans (e.g. any increases to the data allowance).

TariffMinutesTextsDataMonthly Cost
£8 SIM Only ContractUnlimitedUnlimited6GB£8.00
£10 SIM Only ContractUnlimitedUnlimited25GB£10.00
£15 SIM Only ContractUnlimitedUnlimited40GB£15.00
£20 SIM Only ContractUnlimitedUnlimited120GB£20.00
£25 SIM Only ContractUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited£25.00

For even more flexibility, you can choose one of giffgaff’s monthly rolling plans. With these, you’ll be able to change or cancel your plan at any time, without incurring an early termination charge:

TariffMinutesTextsDataMonthly Cost
£6 Golden GoodybagUnlimitedUnlimited2GB£6.00
£8 Golden GoodybagUnlimitedUnlimited5GB£8.00
£10 Golden GoodybagUnlimitedUnlimited20GB£10.00
£12 Golden GoodybagUnlimitedUnlimited26GB£12.00
£15 Golden GoodybagUnlimitedUnlimited35GB£15.00
£20 Golden GoodybagUnlimitedUnlimited100GB£20.00
£25 Golden GoodybagUnlimitedUnlimited100GB
+ Always On
£35 Golden GoodybagUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited£35.00

The good news is that giffgaff’s airtime plans are totally separate from your handset payment plan. This means, for instance, there’s no need to stay with giffgaff for your SIM, even if you’re still paying for your handset through Klarna. In addition, you can choose to pay off your handset early without affecting your airtime plan.

All of giffgaff’s mobile plans come with 4G & 5G coverage from the O2 network. You’ll also get inclusive EU roaming (up to 5GB per month).

Refurbished Mobile Phones

If you’d like to make your budget go further, you can choose from a wide range of refurbished phones on giffgaff. This includes Apple iPhones and Samsung Galaxy devices.

According to ADEME (the French Environmental and Energy Management Agency), buying a refurbished smartphone creates 89% less e-waste than buying a brand new smartphone, so you’ll also be helping the environment at the same time.

All of giffgaff’s refurbished phones come with a minimum 12-month warranty, along with at least 80% battery health. To give you refurbished peace of mind, all of the devices will undergo a 30-point health check before sale, and all of the devices are graded by condition (good, very good, excellent or ‘like new’). You’ll therefore know exactly what you’re getting before you buy. There’s also 21 days to change your mind from the date of delivery, in case you’re not happy with it for any reason.

giffgaff Recycle

If you’re upgrading to a new smartphone, you can sell your old one to giffgaff recycle. You can put any proceeds from your old phone towards the cost of your new mobile phone, towards the cost of your giffgaff plan, or towards anything else you like. You’ll also be helping the environment by making sure your old phone is put to good use.

To get an instant quote for the value of your old mobile phone, enter the model number or IMEI on the giffgaff recycle website.

Keeping Your Phone Number

It’s easy keeping your current phone number when you switch to giffgaff.

Start by ordering your new mobile phone from giffgaff’s website. Once you’ve done that, you can ask your current mobile network to provide you with a PAC Code. This is available through your mobile network’s website or app, or by texting PAC to 65075.

In most cases, you’ll get your mobile phone and SIM card delivered on the next working day, as long as it’s currently in stock. Once you’ve activated it, you’ll be able to submit your PAC Code online through a form on giffgaff’s website. This will schedule the transfer of your phone number (normally for the next working day, as long you submit it before 3pm).

For a step-by-step guide on how to transfer your phone number to giffgaff, please select your current mobile network from the drop-down menu below:

PAC Code Finder: Transfer Your Phone Number to giffgaff

Select your current mobile network:

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More Information

For more information about giffgaff’s mobile phone deals, please see giffgaff’s official website.

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