The Carphone Warehouse is seeing in the New Year by offering up to 50% savings on laptops and mobile phones.

Starting on Boxing Day, the "credit-crunch-busting" sale sees discounts on popular handsets as well as a cheap Eee PC.

The Samsung Soul that was being sold at £299.95 will be £149.95 in the sale. The Sony Ericsson S500 Flowers is reduced from £99.95 to £49.95 and likewise the LG Chocolate's price drops from £49.95 to £24.95.

Two more Sony Ericssons are getting the sale treatment too - the Sony Ericsson Z320i was £29.95 but will cost £14.95 while the Sony Ericsson T280i was £39.95 and is now priced at £19.95.

Laptop-wise, the 15.4-inch Asus XC58 is down to £279 from £329 and the Asus Eee PC 701 laptop, that was £199.99, is now on sale for £159.