Re-Tales: Deal makers (21/09/09)



Customers choosing the Nokia N97, 6600i, 5800 or Samsung Tocco Lite on Combi 35 will get a tenner knocked off each month. It comes with 1,000 minutes and unlimited texts for £25 per month on a 24-month contract. T-Mobile claims its SIM-only Solo £15 tariff is the best value on the market. It comes with 350 minutes and unlimited texts, “50 more minutes than any other network,” it claims. Those in need of a laptop can get a free HP device with mobile broadband. T-Mobile says its mobile broadband speeds can reach up to 4.5 Mbps and comes with free T-Mobile ‘HotSpots’ for Wi-Fi access. Choose from either the HP 6735s 1G for £30 per month on a 24-month contract or the HP 6735s 3G for £35 per month.


Customers signing up to a BlackBerry Curve 8900 contract will get a BlackBerry HS-655 Bluetooth chucked in. The deal’s available on a Dolphin 30 24-month tariff with 600 minutes and unlimited texts for £24.46 online or £29.36 in store. The Curve 8900 has a three-megapixel camera, trackball navigation and a QWERTY keyboard. On SIM-only, get 500MB of mobile internet free with any £29.36 plan. Choose from either 1,600 minutes and unlimited texts on an 18-month contract or on a one-month rolling contract, choose from either 1,200 minutes and unlimited texts or 1,200 minutes and 500 texts.


The Nokia 5800 is now available for £15 a month with 100 minutes and 500 texts on a 24-month contract. The phone is free and has a 3.2 megapixel camera and GPS navigation. Choose from either the Nokia 6303, 6300, Sony Ericsson W595, C510, Samsung Steel L810 or Vodafone 533 to get 500 texts and 100 minutes for £10 per month on a 24-month contract. Nokia’s flagship handset, the N97 is available for £35 per month. The tariff includes 900 minutes, unlimited texts, landline calls, emails and internet. The N97 has GPS navigation, a five-megapixel camera and 32GB memory. Customers can also pre-register for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X2, LG GM750 and Nokia E72.


O2 has a back to school offer for students which comes with 100 minutes and unlimited texts for £14.69 on a 24-month contract. Customers signing up to this deal also can receive a half-price prepay mobile broadband dongle. Customers can choose from the Sony Ericsson C902, W395 or Samsung Tocco Lite. Those in need of a prepay credit card will get a tenner put on their account when they sign up to an O2 Simplicity SIM-only deal. £10 will be automatically put on an O2 Cash Manager prepay Visa credit card.


The Sony Ericsson C903 has £2 knocked off the tariff each month. It’s now £18 a month with unlimited internet, email, 3-to-3 calls and 200 any network minutes on an 18-month contract. It also has free Skype calls and Windows Live Messenger. Customers getting this deal can have a 25 per cent discount for mobile broadband, a combined total of £25.50.