A round-up of deals available from mobile retailers online and on the high street
Phones 4U is offering a number of deals with half price line rental over a number of months. The best of the bunch is the Samsung Monte on an Orange Dolphin £20 plan over 24 months. That comes with 20 months line rental alongside 100 minutes and 3,000 texts. Eighteen month plans are forgotten here either. When customers opt for the Nokia X6 8GB in black on the Vodafone Your Plan Calls £45 over 18 months they will get 14 months half price line rental alongside 900 minutes and 3,000 texts. ‘Deal of the Week’ at Phones 4U again features the Monte. Customers can pick it up for free on a £10 a month O2 contract offering 50 minutes and 3,000 texts over 24 months.
A free PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Move will be given to customers when they sign up for a Nokia 5228 handset on a £30 a month Vodafone contract over 24 months. The plan offers 600 minutes and unlimited texts. Customers can also bag themselves a free PlayStation Move starter pack when they opt for the same phone on a £15 a month Vodafone contract over 24 months, which offers 300 minutes and unlimited texts. Carphone is also running exclusive online deals for three Nokia handsets on prepay. The 5228 costs £79.95, the X3 £69.95 (down from £89.95) and the 2330 £14.95.
Vodafone is giving away a McLaren Mercedes Rucksack worth £39.99 when customers sign up to the Samsung Galaxy S 8GB for free from £30 a month offering 750 minutes, 250 texts and 500MB of mobile data over 24 months. Those signing up for £35 and £40 a month tariffs will receive 1,024MB of data, as well as additional minutes and texts. The BlackBerry Pearl 3G is also on offer for free on a £25 a month contract over 24 months, offering 500 minutes, 250 texts and 500MB of mobile data. Customers can boost their data allowance to 1,024MB when they sign up to a £35 a month contract.
The BlackBerry 8520 is now available for £20 a month on a 24 month contract, which includes 300 minutes, 300 texts, unlimited mobile internet and unlimited BlackBerry email. Customers are also entitled to one of T-Mobile’s ‘Flexible Boosters’, which include unlimited texts, unlimited landline calls and a number of international boosters. T-Mobile is also offering free mobile internet on its own branded handsets. The Pulse Mini is priced at £79.99 and comes with six months free internet, whilst the Vairy Text and Vairy Text Touch II are priced at £29.99 and come with 30 days free internet.
Three’s latest prepay refresh gets a heavy push. Paying £10 will give customers 100 minutes, 3,000 texts and 500MB of internet, a £15 payment will give them 300 minutes, 3,000 texts and 500MB of internet and a £25 payment will give them 500 minutes, 3,000 texts and 1GB of internet.
The LG Pop in silver and blue can now be picked up for £70 on prepay – a saving of £10. The phone comes with a three-megapixel camera and three-inch touchscreen. O2’s cheapest phone on prepay is the Samsung E1080 at £10, with torch light and radio.