Re-Tales: Deal makers (02/11/09)



Vodafone has a special offer on the Samsung Genio Touch on prepay selling the handset for £63. This price includes a Vodafone Freedom Pack, giving £50 value for £10. The Genio Touch includes an MP3 player, 2-megapixel camera as well as its Pop-Up Social Networking Service giving users easy access to Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.


The Nokia 5800 black/silver is available free, exclusively to Orange on a variety of 24-month plans starting from £24.47 a month in-store or £19.57 online. For £44.04 in-store or £39.14 online customers will receive 1200 anytime minutes as well as unlimited texts. All price plans include unlimited access to the Nokia Music Store. The handset comes with surround sound speakers and a widescreen touch display as well as a 8GB internal memory. Orange is also offering exclusive sat nav with Orange maps on some 18 and 24 month plans.


The LG Chocolate BL40 is the first widescreen offering in the market. With a 4” HD quality screen and panoramic movie viewing, it is ideal for image and video and with split screen technology, internet and email browsing becomes much easier to navigate. The handset is exclusive to Carphone on Orange and is available for free on a £30 24 month tariff. The Dolphin 30 deal offers 600 minutes, unlimited texts and unlimited internet. Carphone has a variety of prepay phones available as part of their half term deal. The LG KS360 is available for £49.95, a saving of £20 on Orange, Vodafone and Virgin.


The Motorola DEXT, the first Motorola handset with Android technology is available for free on Orange on a £35 24 month contract. Customers opting for the Orange Dolphin deal receive 900 minutes and 3000 texts. Unlimited mobile internet is also available for the first 2 months. The DEXT includes MOTOBLUR technology which allows instant access and updates to social networking sites straight from the homepage. The handset comes with a 5-megapixel camera as well as a microSD slot allowing up to 32GB of storage.


The Sony Ericsson T715 is available on 3’s Mix & Match 500 plan for a reduced price of £13.50 a month on an 18-month contract. The offer, previously £18 per month, gives customers 500 anytime, any network minutes or texts or any mix of the two, as well as 300 free 3 to 3 calls every month. This also includes free Skype-to-Skype calls. The T715 can upload videos straight to YouTube and also includes an exclusive integrated Twitter application.


Virgin has added the Nokia 6600i, Samsung Genio Touch and the Sony Ericsson W395 to their ‘talk for a tenner’ contract deal. The 18 month contract offer, gives customers 100 minutes and 100 texts along with a free phone from a selection of 26 handsets for £10 a month.