(€139 from Three Ireland)
If you want to see just how far budget smartphones have come, Nokia’s new 3.1 is a perfect example. The 5.2-inch handset has the kind of features that would have been considered premium a few years ago, like a 13-megapixel rear camera, decent 3,000mAH battery and solid build quality. It cuts costs by omitting things like a fingerprint sensor but keeps the beloved headphone jack.
(€699 with 15-45mm lens from Conns Cameras)
The main advantage to Fuji’s new small 24-megapixel camera is its flip-out touchscreen. It also takes Fuji’s excellent X lenses. The downside is that you have more limited manual controls. If you’re considering it, go for the combo kit pack (€200 more at €899) which includes an extra (great) XC50230mm telephoto lens.