There are those who demand the latest flagship phones, and those who stick to a strict sub-£200 budget.

A large proportion of people, though, tend to float around in the middle. Who want many of the features and benefits of a flagship phone, but without the eye-watering price tag.

That's particularly true if you're into your mobile games. We've run through some great budget smartphone picks, but the truth is that you won't see games running at their very best on such handsets.

But that doesn't mean you have to go with one of our money-no-object picks to get a full fat experience. Here a five gaming phones that will cost you less than £400 to buy.