Re-Tales: Deal makers (01/06/09)



For uber-cool fashionistas, the TriSpecs Stereo fashion eyewear Bluetooth glasses are on offer with a £20 price reduction to £129.99 from £149.99.

Expansys is also offering customers savings of £50 on the Acer Aspire One A110-L Mini Laptop.

It’s now £179.99 and has an 8.9-inch screen and 1GB of RAM. On prepay, a 3 SIM card 2-Pack comes with £30 starter top-up for £25 – it’s usually priced at £40. The Glofiish X800 Smartphone has also been reduced by £25, to £189.99 from £214.99.


JAG has a “credit crushing” 12-month contract with six months free line rental on T-Mobile.

The Combi 25 deal comes with 150 minutes, 150 texts and the Nokia 2610 in black. The free line rental is available via redemption. 

For texters, JAG’s internet text deal is available on 3 for £25 on an 18-month contract.

It includes 200 minutes and unlimited texts. Customer will get a free Sony Ericsson handset with unlimited internet browsing.

Phones 4U

Phones 4U has an “enterprising” deal on Vodafone. The exclusive Nokia 5800 Star Trek edition (pictured) free on a 24-month contract priced at £20 per month. It includes 200 minutes and unlimited texts.

Disco DJ-ing mad? The retailer has an exclusive on the Samsung Beat DJ M7600. It comes with an 8GB memory card and a free set of Samsung stereo Bluetooth speakers on T-Mobile.

It’s available on an 18-month contract on the Combi £30 deal.

Carphone Warehouse

Carphone has a range of half price line rental offers for six months via cashback.

The Nokia 6600 Slide in black is available on Orange Dolphin 35 priced at £35 per month. For T-Mobile fans, a similar deal is available on its Combi tariff for £30 per month on an 18-month deal.

It has 700 minutes and unlimited texts with £90 cashback with a Sony Ericsson W595. On O2 the LG Cookie KP500 is free on the £20 24-month contract deal. 200 minutes and 200 texts are on the deal.


3 finally has SIM-only deals on offer, which come with unlimited texts. For £10 per month customers can also get 100 minutes, or for £15 per month 300 minutes are on offer.

Both deals also come with unlimited 3 to 3 minutes and free Skype calls. Bit of a happy snapper? The Sony Ericsson C510 is available on a £20 plan for 18 months.

Photo shop Snapfish has teamed up for this deal allowing customers to print 20 photos for free which will be delivered. The plan comes with 200 minutes, unlimited texts, internet browsing and 3 to 3 calls.


O2’s ‘new fridge door’ is on offer helping families out with their organisational skills. The Joggler allows customers to view photos, videos and MMS, listen to music and check for traffic updates.

The device is priced at £149.99. For customers wanting calls and texts with it, the O2 Family Bolt On can be added which gives unlimited calls, texts and picture messaging between “your favourite people”. 

One person in the group pays £7.50 per month and five others can stay in touch.


Orange is offering a free Signature 7-inch digital photo frame with the Nokia 6220c in purple on all contract tariffs via online purchase. The handset is 3G and has a five-megapixel camera.

It also comes with three months free navigation. On prepay, the Orange Vegas in pink is available for £48.50 plus a £10 top up. It has an MP3 player, 1.3 megapixel camera and other “fun features”.

The Link

Fancy getting slim and trim for summer? The Nintendo Wii is being offered for free with the Wii Fit and a Nokia 6220 classic on 3.

The Mix ‘n’ Match deal includes 1,100 minutes and 150 video calling minutes for £42 on an 18-month contract.

For those planning to get away for the sunny season, the Garmin Nuvi 200W GB satnav is free on another 3 deal. The £30 Texter tariff on an 18-month contract includes 200 minutes and unlimited texts with a Sony Ericsson G502.