Buying a phone as a Christmas present? Read this…

Shay is our in house tech expert. He knows lots about drones, phones and computers so he put together a list of ideas for choosing the best phone for Christmas. You might be buying a phone for your teenager, partner or parent; each of them has different needs! It can be so confusing but Shay has the perfect phone for teenagers, adults and young teenagers that want their first phone. 


Starter Phone

For anyone that is buying a phone for the their teenager and needs a reasonable priced starter phone, Shay recommends the iphone SE. This is also great for an adult that is only wants to use their phone for calls, a little bit of Facebook and the internet.


  • Compact body
  • Great camera
  • Excellent performance
  • Solid battery life


Teenager Phone

If you are buying a phone for a street wise teenager that loves snapchat, videos and all that teenager social media, the iphone 6s is Shay’s choice.


  • Great look and feel
  • 3D Touch adds interesting new dimension
  • Subtle but useful camera improvements
  • Outstanding performance
  • Clever front-facing camera flash


Adults – Shay has 3 recommendations

These are the phones that Shay believes are perfect for adults that want the most recent phones on the market. 

iphone 7 Plus


  • Beautiful screen
  • Unique camera – one of its features can blur the background and focus on the main point of the photo, it’s excellent.
  • Solid battery life
  • Class-leading performance
  • Potent speakers


iphone 8 Plus


  • Excellent, versatile camera
  • Great screen
  • Super speakers
  • Wireless charging is nice to have


iphone X


  • Stunning screen
  • Much-improved telephoto camera
  • Super speakers
  • The best-looking iPhone ever
  • Impressive battery life
  • Face ID is so much better than a fingerprint sensor