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Note: With all cell phone contracts we give the monthly costs, under the one-time costs we summarize the additional payment for the device, connection fee and shipping costs.

Tariff highlights: recommendations from the GIGA editorial team

Tariff and mobile phone with a low basic fee: Pixel 3a + Google Home Mini + 4 GB LTE and Allnet-Flat in the Vodafone network

It doesn't always have to be a high-end cell phone. The Pixel 3a from Google knocked our socks off in summer 2019 because it brought remarkable performance and photo qualities to the smartphone middle class. The Google phone earned 85% in the GIGA test.

Saturn now offers the device in a recommendable contract: For 11.99 euros a month + once 88.99 euros (Device payment + connection fee) you get that Pixel 3a and a Google Home Mini as part of a mobilcom debitel contract in the Vodafone network, The tariff in turn contains one Telephony flat and 4 GB LTE data with a maximum of 21.6 Mbit / s. Pferdefuß: There is no SMS flat rate, 0.19 euros per short message – but you can usually do without SMS during the time of WhatsApp and comparable messengers.

Calculated: The basic costs for the tariff, based on the minimum contract term of 24 months, are 376.75 euros (24 × 11.99 euros + 88.99 euros). The Pixel 3a currently has an online best price of around € 334.99, the Home Mini costs around € 31.79. If you subtract the hardware value (altogether 366.78 euros) from the contract costs (376.75 euros), 9.97 euros of effective contract costs remain over the minimum term – or down around 0.74 euros per month, In our view, this is a top contract offer if you are looking for a rock-solid cell phone and a coherent contract that, above all, causes low monthly costs. Our recommendation!

Offer at a glance: Google Pixel 3a + Google Home Mini + m-d Vodafone Green LTE 4 GB For 11.99 euros / month + one-off payment of EUR 88.99

  • Allnet flat in the Vodafone network (no SMS flat), 4 GB LTE, max. 21.6 Mbit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • A total of EUR 376.75 basic costs over 24 months
  • Value of the hardware according to the current best price: 366.78 euros (mobile phone 334.99 euros + voice assistant 31.79 euros) → mathematically approx. 0.42 euros / month for the tariff

For gamers: mobile phone tariff with PS4 Pro, game package and Allnet flat with 10 GB of data

If you already have a cell phone, but are looking for a good tariff and have gamble, you should take a look at it: For affordable 19.99 euros per month and one-off 28.99 euros (device payment + shipping), there are Sony's 4K-capable ones PlayStation 4 Pro With Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (this is the part from 2016), the current pickle in FIFA 20 and the Fortnite Versa package, It's worth it, because if you deduct the pure value for hardware and games, you end up with about 6.08 euros per month – for one Allnet tariff in the Vodafone network with 10 GB LTE data included. Sheesh!

Overview of the offer:

For 19.99 euros / month + one-time payment of 28.99 euros

  • Allnet flat and SMS flat in all German networks
  • 10 GB LTE data in the Vodafone network, max. 21.6 Mbit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • 25 Euro bonus if you take your number with you
  • a total of 489.74 euros basic costs over 24 months minimum contract term
  • Hardware value according to the current best price: 343.67 euros (PS4 Pro Fortnite 299 euros + FIFA 34.99 euros + CoD: IW 9.68 euros) → arithmetical approx.6.08 euros / month for the tariff

Other tariffs with calculated profit or low monthly costs can be found below in the article.

Perfect contract for tablet fans: LTE iPad with data tariff

Who one iPad in the LTE version wants a good tariff with as much data as possible. It is in the nature of things. So why not combine the two? A great offer is this tariff: for the regular iPad 10.2 inches in the 2019 version with 32 GB and LTE, the right one Apple Pencil in the first generation as well 15 GB LTE data volume in the telecom network per month you pay a basic fee of 19.99 euros per month and a one-off fee of 88.99 euros (additional payment, connection fee and shipping). Powers a total of 568.75 euros over the minimum contract term of 24 months.

The iPad has a current online best price of 440.59 euros, the Apple Pencil comes to 91.90 euros. If you deduct the pure hardware value from the costs over 24 months (568.75 euros – 532.49 euros = 36.26 euros), you pay for the pure tariff effectively only about 1.51 euros a month – For 15 GB LTE data in the telecom network! The mobilcom-debitel SIM card has a maximum data rate of 150 Mbit / s, Check mark? None if you can cope with the rather scarce memory of the iPad. It should be emphasized, however, that it is a pure data SIM, you cannot make calls, but at least WhatsApp and other video chat apps can still be used with it.

Offer at a glance: Apple iPad (2019, LTE, Gray) + Apple Pencil 1st Gen. + Data flat with 15 GB LTE data in the telecom network For 19.99 euros / month + one-off payment of EUR 88.99

  • m-d data flat rate in the telecom network, no telephony, 15 GB LTE, max 150 MBit / s
  • a total of 568.75 euros basic costs over 24 months minimum contract term
  • Hardware value approx. 532.49 euros (iPad 440.59 euros + Apple Pencil 91.90 euros) → arithmetical approx.1.51 euros / month for the tariff
  • The same offer alternatively at MM available

Low SIM-only tariff (without cell phone): 4 GB LTE in the Vodafone network for EUR 7.99 per month

Most SIM-only contracts with LTE and a low basic fee are available in the o2 network. However, o2 is not as well developed everywhere as the D-networks. If you have a cheap alternative with enough Data in the Vodafone network we recommend the. As part of a contract with a minimum contract term of 24 months, there's 4 GB of data for 7.99 euros a month or 6 GB for 11.99 euros, too Flat rates for telephony and SMS are included, there are bonuses for taking the number with you, you do not pay a connection fee. All details in our article.

Offer at a glance: For 7.99 euros / month or 6 GB for 11.99 euros / month
LTE up to 21.6 Mbit / s, 50 Euro bonus if you take your number with you, without a connection fee

Mobile phone contract with a smartphone: More affordable contract offers

Here is an overview of all currently recommended tariff offers with smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S10 + m-d Telekom Magenta Mobil S LTE 6 GB For 29.95 euros / month + one-off 44.94 euros

  • Allnet flat via mobilcom-debitel in the telecom network (no SMS flat), 6 GB LTE, max. 300 Mbit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • A total of 763.74 euros basic costs over 24 months
  • Value of the cell phone according to the current best price: 603.99 euros → mathematically approx.6.66 euros / month for the tariff

Google Pixel 3a + Google Home Mini + m-d Vodafone Green LTE 4 GB For 11.99 euros / month + one-off payment of EUR 88.99

  • Allnet flat in the Vodafone network (no SMS flat), 4 GB LTE, max. 21.6 Mbit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • A total of EUR 376.75 basic costs over 24 months
  • Value of the hardware according to the current best price: 366.78 euros (mobile phone 334.99 euros + voice assistant 31.79 euros) → mathematically approx. 0.42 euros / month for the tariff

Sony Xperia 5 + m-d Vodafone Green LTE 8 GB For 26.99 euros / month + one-time fee of 68.99 euros

  • Allnet flat in the Vodafone network (no SMS flat), 8 GB LTE, max. 21.6 Mbit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • A total of 716.75 euros basic costs over 24 months
  • Value of the cell phone according to the current best price: 562.90 euros → arithmetical 6.41 euros / month for the tariff

Xiaomi Mi 9 (64 GB) + m-d Vodafone Green LTE 4 GB For 17.99 euros / month + one-off 44.98 euros

  • Allnet flat in the Vodafone network (no SMS flat), 4 GB LTE, max. 21.6 Mbit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • A total of 476.74 euros basic costs over 24 months
  • Value of the cell phone according to the current best price: 336.58 euros → mathematically 5.84 euros / month for the tariff

Huawei P30 + m-d Vodafone Green LTE 16 GB For 21.99 euros / month + one-time fee of 68.99 euros

  • Allnet flat in the Vodafone network (no SMS flat), 16 GB LTE, max. 21.6 Mbit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • A total of EUR 596.75 basic costs over 24 months
  • Value of the cell phone according to the current best price: 465.55 euros → mathematically 5.46 euros / month for the tariff

iPhone XR (64 GB) with m-d Telekom Magenta Mobil S LTE 6 GB For 29.95 euros / month + one-off payment of EUR 88.99

  • Allnet and SMS flat in the telecom network, 6 GB LTE, max. 300 Mbit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • A total of 807.79 euros basic costs over 24 months
  • Value of the cell phone according to the best price for the day: 599 euros → mathematically approx.8.70 euros / month for the tariff

iPhone XR (64 GB) with o2 Free M LTE 10 GB For 29.99 euros / month + one-off payment of EUR 88.99

  • Allnet and SMS flat rate directly at o2, 10 GB LTE, max. 225 MBit / s (after using the data volume 1 MBit / s), 24 months minimum contract term
  • A total of 808.75 euros basic costs over 24 months
  • Value of the cell phone according to the best price for the day: 599 euros → arithmetical approx.8.74 euros / month for the tariff

Tablet tariffs: Bundle of data SIM and LTE tablets

Apple iPad (2019, LTE, Gray) + Apple Pencil 1st Gen. + Data flat with 15 GB LTE data in the telecom network For 19.99 euros / month + one-off payment of EUR 88.99

  • m-d data flat rate in the telecom network, no telephony, 15 GB LTE, max 150 MBit / s
  • a total of 568.75 euros basic costs over 24 months minimum contract term
  • Hardware value approx. 532.49 euros (iPad 440.59 euros + Apple Pencil 91.90 euros) → arithmetical approx.1.51 euros / month for the tariff
  • The same offer alternatively at MM available

Huawei Mediapad T5 (10 inch, 32 GB, LTE) + m-d Telekom Green Data S For 9.99 euros / month + one-off 44.98 euros

  • m-d data flat rate in the telecom network, no telephony, 1 GB HSDPA, max. 21.6 Mbit / s, no telephony, 0.19 euros per SMS
  • a total of EUR 284.74 over a minimum contract term of 24 months
  • Value of the tablet: 195.89 euros → mathematically 3.70 euros / month for the tariff

For 19.99 euros / month + one-off payment of 53.99 euros

  • Select the iPad for the awards
  • otelo Allnet flat in the Vodafone network, SMS flat, 10 GB LTE data in the Vodafone network, max. 21.6 Mbit / s
  • 25 Euro bonus if you take your number with you
  • a total of 533.75 euros basic costs over 24 months minimum contract term
  • Value of the tablet according to the current best price: EUR 335.66 → arithmetical 8.25 euros / month for the tariff

Other tariffs with other allowances

For 19.99 euros / month + one time 4.99 euros

  • Allnet flat and SMS flat in all German networks
  • 10 GB LTE data in the Vodafone network, max. 21.6 Mbit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • 25 Euro bonus if you take your number with you
  • a total of 484.75 euros basic costs over 24 months minimum contract term
  • Value of the console according to the current best price: EUR 298.26 → arithmetical approx.7.77 euros / month for the tariff

For 19.99 euros / month + one-time payment of 28.99 euros

  • Allnet flat and SMS flat in all German networks
  • 10 GB LTE data in the Vodafone network, max. 21.6 Mbit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • 25 Euro bonus if you take your number with you
  • a total of 489.74 euros basic costs over 24 months minimum contract term
  • Hardware value according to the current best price: 343.67 euros (PS4 Pro Fortnite 299 euros + FIFA 34.99 euros + CoD: IW 9.68 euros) → arithmetical approx.6.08 euros / month for the tariff

For 19.99 euros / month + one-off payment of 29.19 euros (connection fee will be reimbursed by SMS, only SMS costs included here)

  • Select AirPods Pro on the side as an encore. Attention: Headphones are currently not available, will be sent as soon as available
  • To reimburse the 39.99 euro connection fee after the start of the contract, send SMS with "AP free" to 8362 (SMS costs: 0.19 euro)
  • m-d Allnet and SMS flat with 10 GB LTE data in the o2 network, max. 225 MBit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • a total of EUR 508.95 over a 24-month minimum contract term
  • Value of AirPods Pro approx. € 278.90 → mathematically approx.9.59 euros / month for the tariff

For 19.99 euros / month + one-time fee of 5.14 euros (connection fee will be reimbursed by SMS, only SMS costs included here)

  • Select PlayStation 4 for the awards
  • To reimburse the 39.99 euro connection fee after the start of the contract, send SMS with "AP free" to 8362 (SMS costs: 0.19 euro)
  • m-d Allnet and SMS flat with 10 GB LTE data in the o2 network, max. 225 MBit / s, 24 months minimum contract term
  • a total of 484.90 over 24 months minimum contract term
  • Value of the console bundle: 204.98 euros → mathematically approx.11.66 euros / month for the tariff

Important: Observe the invoice we carried out for the tariffs above. With some contracts you do calculated profit, because the value of the cell phone and the allowances exceeds the total costs over two years – the contract is "free" on top of it, at least in terms of calculation. Otherwise we will show you the effective average price for the tariff per monthif you subtract the current value of the cell phone. We determine this value every day based on price comparison sites on the net, but we only use reputable shops in Germany and include the respective shipping price. The Price of the tariff of course you always have to in relation to the services put. Because the best prices for mobile phones change frequently and you rarely get the store price when selling on eBay and Co., this information is purely arithmetical, can change at any time and are only intended to give you an assessment of the offer.

Mobile phone tariffs: SIM-only contracts – term or can be canceled monthly

  • For 7.99 euros / month
    LTE up to 50 Mbit / s, can be terminated monthly, one-time connection fee of 9.99 euros, 10 euros bonus for taking number with you
  • Allnet flat with 4 GB LTE data volume in the o2 network For 7.99 euros / month
    Can be terminated monthly: 9.99 euros connection fee OR 24 months without connection fee, LTE up to 50 Mbit / s, 10 euros bonus for taking number with you
  • For 7.99 euros / month or 6 GB for 11.99 euros / month
    LTE up to 21.6 Mbit / s, up to 50 euros bonus if you take your number with you, no connection fee, 24 months minimum contract term
  • Allnet flat with 10 GB of data in the o2 network For 9.99 euros / month
    Can be canceled monthly, without connection fee, LTE up to 50 Mbit / s, 10 euros if you take your number with you
  • Allnet flat with 20 GB LTE data in the o2 network: 19.99 euros a month + one time 39.99 euros
    can be canceled monthly, reduced price only for the first 24 months, max. 225 Mbit / s, 15 Euro bonus if you take your number with you
  • Allnet flat with 30 GB LTE data in the o2 network: 24.99 euros a month + one time 39.99 euros
    can be canceled monthly, reduced price only for the first 24 months, max. 225 Mbit / s, 15 Euro bonus if you take your number with you
  • Allnet flat with 60 GB LTE data in the o2 network For 29.99 euros / month
    19.99 Euro connection fee and can be terminated monthly OR 24 months minimum contract term without connection fee (details in the article)