Re-Tales: deal makers (21/11/11)


A round-up of deals available from mobile retailers online and on the high street


The retailer has gone full force with gift incentives for Christmas. There is a free Isis 22-inch TV and DVD combo available to customers who opt for the Nokia 1800 or Samsung C3050 on a £15.50 per month Orange deal. Four tari s are available. Sticking with the Nokia 1800, customers can receive a free PS Slim and PS Move when they sign up to a £20.50 per month Vodafone deal with 300 minutes and unlimited texts. There is also a free BlackBerry PlayBook available to anyone choosing the Curve 3G on a £36 per month deal on Orange that includes 400 minutes, unlimited texts and 750MB of data. The Samsung Galaxy Ace and HTC Wildfire S have both had £170 knocked o their prepay prices. Both now cost £129.95.


Customers can pick up a 26-inch Logik TV when they opt for the Samsung Ch@t S335 on a £10.50 Vodafone deal affording 100 minutes and 500 texts. A 32-inch Evotel screen comes with the Samsung E2550 or Sony Ericsson Spiro W100 for £20.50 per month on Orange with 200 minutes, 3,000 texts and 100MB of data. Those choosing the Spiro 100 for £21.50 per month on O2 with 100 minutes, 500 texts and 500MB of data will pick up a free 40-inch Logik TV. The phones listed are the ones available with the cheapest deals.


There is a £20 voucher to spend at either, Next, Pizza Hut, Boots or Argos when customers buy the BlackBerry Curve for £149.99 or Samsung Galaxy Y for £89.99, both on prepay. The Next voucher is being given away with the Nokia E5 in an exclusive white colour while the Boots voucher comes with the Samsung Galaxy Ace when purchased on prepay for £149.99. The latter has had £50 knocked o its price.


The operator’s ‘Christmas Shop’ is now open and there are fi ve handsets on prepay to choose from – Orange Monte Carlo (£119.99), Samsung Galaxy Mini in grey (£99.99), Orange Barcelona (£89.99), Samsung Ch@t (£64.99) and Orange Rio II in black (£49.99). Each phone also comes with Angle & Curve headphones worth £60.


The T-Mobile Unity costs £29.99 on prepay and is available in black, white and pink. With this phone, any customer topping up by £10 will receive unlimited texts the following month, as well as six months’ free mobile web. Customers will also receive the free web o er when they buy the BlackBerry Curve 8520 for £139.99 on prepay. There are also £20 worth of free apps on o er with any Android handset purchased before Christmas Eve. Apps include Scrabble Mobile, Call Of Duty: Black Ops Android, Guitar Hero and DJ Hero Android.


The new Motorola RAZR is now on sale and costs £459.99 SIM-free. The Samsung Galaxy S II has had £140 knocked o its price with the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play reduced by £135, costing £409.99 and £199.99 respectively.