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Advice Centre

Welcome to the advice centre

Your go-to hub for smartphone advice and tech news


As the longest standing mobile phone recycler, it's fair to say we know our stuff.


We love gadgets, smartphones and all things tech, and we want to share our wealth of knowledge and experience with you in our advice hub.


That’s right, whatever it is you need advice on, our hub is here for all your mobile phone needs.


As well as guidance to help you get the best value for money and the right phone, you’ll also find tricks of the trade and handy tips, such as how to make your battery last longer or what to do when you drop your phone in water.


Got a topic in mind you can’t see below? Or simply want to ask us a question? Get in touch using our contact form.


iPhone 11 vs iPhone 12: What’s the difference?

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 12: What’s the difference?

by Denise Timmis | updated Aug 09, 2022

New Apple models mean new features and upgrades. But is it worth trading in your iPhone 11 for the iPhone 12? We’ll help you decide. Whether it’s camera quality, battery life, or design that’s the Apple of your eye, find everything you need to know here. We’ll compare all the features and functionalities so that you can choose the right handset. ... READ MORE >

iPhone 13 vs Samsung Galaxy S21: What’s the difference?

iPhone 13 vs Samsung Galaxy S21: What’s the difference?

by Denise Timmis | updated Aug 09, 2022

OK, so you're ready for a phone upgrade. Naturally, you fancy the latest features and technology, but you're too canny to pay full price for a brand-new handset. Two of your strongest options are either a refurbished Apple iPhone 13 or a refurbished Samsung Galaxy S21 from Envirofone... READ MORE >

Best Smartphones for Battery Life in 2022

Best Smartphones for Battery Life in 2022

by Denise Timmis | updated Aug 04, 2022

Discover the best phones with a good battery life for 2022, which make the most of your phone’s charge. Including best iPhones and Samsung phones with the longest battery... READ MORE >

How to stop your phone from overheating

How to stop your phone from overheating

by Denise Timmis | updated Jul 21, 2022

Is your phone getting too hot? Unsure on the reasons why? Follow these steps to prevent your phone from overheating in the summer and keep your tech safe... READ MORE >

Refurbished Phone Conditions – introducing new ‘fair’ condition

Refurbished Phone Conditions – introducing new ‘fair’ condition

by Denise Timmis | updated Jul 13, 2022

Searching for a device that’ll cost you less? You’re in the right place. Buying a refurbished phone with Envirofone means getting a good-as-new handset and serious cost savings. Find out more..... READ MORE >

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro vs iPhone 12 Pro Max: Whats the Difference?

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro vs iPhone 12 Pro Max: Whats the Difference?

by Denise Timmis | updated Jul 04, 2022

After an upgrade? Check out the iPhone 12 series. Apple’s 12, 12 Pro, and Pro Max all boast flagship features that compete with most heavyweight handsets. But which one is right for you?... READ MORE >

iPhone 13 Pro Max vs Samsung S22 Ultra: What’s the difference?

iPhone 13 Pro Max vs Samsung S22 Ultra: What’s the difference?

by Denise Timmis | updated Jul 04, 2022

Looking to buy a high-quality handset? You’re in the right place. The iPhone 13 Pro Max and Samsung S22 Ultra are two heavyweights in the smartphone division, offering superb cameras, speedy processing, and fantastic features. But who is the undisputed champion?... READ MORE >

iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Samsung S21 Ultra: What’s the difference?

iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Samsung S21 Ultra: What’s the difference?

by Denise Timmis | updated Jun 15, 2022

Unsure whether to pick Apple or Android? We’re here to help. We’ll give you our two pennies’ worth on the iPhone 12 Pro Max v Samsung S21 Ultra debate - discussing everything from displays and cameras to processing power and water protection... READ MORE >

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro: What’s the difference?

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro: What’s the difference?

by Denise Timmis | updated Jun 10, 2022

Debating whether an iPhone 12 ticks your boxes? Not sure if you’re ready to go Pro? Well, don’t worry, as we’ve created a handy guide comparing the key differences between the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro... READ MORE >

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