A Pick of the Best New Year Deals from The Carphone Warehouse
January 4th, 2011
From 4 January 2010, The Carphone Warehouse will be offering amazing New Year deals on phones, smartphones and netbooks. Leading a host of price cuts in the January sales will be Britain’s best value BlackBerry, best value phone, best value tariff, best value smartphone and best value Compaq netbook.
BRITAIN’S BEST VALUE BLACKBERRY
Blackberry Curve 8520, free from £15.32 per month
The BlackBerry Curve 8520 comes with push email and instant messenger so it’s easy to stay in constant contact even while out and about. The full QWERTY keyboard makes typing a breeze and there’s an innovative touch-sensitive trackpad to ease navigation.With a great range of social networking functions available, including a menu offering direct links to sites including Facebook and MySpace, viewing statuses, messages and comments is possible at the touch of a button. For music, there are dedicated media keys accessible on the top of the handset and BlackBerry Media Sync to synchronise collections from both iTunes and Windows Media Player.
BRITAIN’S BEST VALUE PHONE
Alcatel OT-209, WAS 99p, NOW 1p* Plus £10 top-up
The Alcatel OT 209 will become Britain’s best value phone on the market at just 1p.The phone is now available on Talkmobile’s Pay As You Go Essentials tariff which offers fantastic value on calls and text with calls 8p per minute, texts 4p per message, mobile internet 25p a day and half price calls and texts to other Talkmobiles. This basic phone is ideal for texting with its large separated buttons and super bright display. Plus, with the useful fake call function, users can pretend their phone is ringing at the touch of a button to excuse themselves from tricky situations. For entertainment, there are mobile games and a built-in FM radio to listen to while out and about. What’s more, the fun with this phone will go on for hours as it takes just 2 hours to fully charge the hand set for up to 400 hours of standby power.It’s perfect as a cost-effective replacement for mobiles that have been dropped or lost over the festive period, or an emergency second handset to keep in the glove box. The phone will be available on Talkmobile when purchased with £10 top-up.
BRITAIN’S BEST VALUE TARIFF
FREE phone for only £5.10 per month, on a 24 month contract. Plus, half-price dining for 12 monthswith Taste Card
For just £5.10 a month, Britain’s Best Value Tariff comes with a free phone, 50 texts and 50 minutes of calls per month on Talk Mobile. And, with Britain’s Best Value Tariff, there’s not only a fantastic saving to be made on the phone contract, but it comes with a late Christmas present to yourself too (or even a friend!). The Taste Card offers lots of great savings at 3,500+ restaurants up and down the country, so even when you’re trying to save money during the cold nights of January, there will always be something to look forward to that doesn’t break the bank.
BRITAIN’S BEST VALUE SMARTPHONE
Nokia 5228 X Factor SmartphoneWAS £99.95, NOW £49.95* Plus £10 top-upon Pay As You Go
Matt Cardle may have been crowned the 2010 winner but last year’s X Factor fun is not over with the first official X Factor smartphone now available at half-price. Available exclusively at The Carphone Warehouse, the Nokia 5228 comes packed with exciting material from the shows. With a 3.2 inch touch-screen, users can watch video clips and remember favourite moments from past series, including Jedward’s famous rendition of ‘Ghostbusters’ and the best of the worst auditions. Pictures, wallpapers and ringtones are also pre-installed so The X Factor can be brought straight to the small screen, plus with the live app, users can save their favourite moments from the show. The Nokia 5228 can store up to 3,400 tracks with support for up to 16 GB of extra memory, plus for picture perfects the handset boasts a 2 mega pixel camera and high quality video recording capabilities.
BRITAIN’S BEST VALUE COMPAQ NETBOOK
Compaq Mini CQ10 Netbook - WAS £299.99, NOW £199.99 SAVE £100. Plus FREE Bullguard internet security worth £44.99
The Compaq Mini CQ10 is ideal for those wanting to work and play on the move. This lightweight, ultra-slim netbook weighs just 1.21KG and will slip easily into a backpack or briefcase. The efficient processor, Windows 7 operating system and Intel Graphics Media Accelerator improve web browsing, movie watching and game playing.Users can store all their files on the160GB hard disk drive and then use the 2-in-1 card reader and 3 USB ports to transfer data back and forth from their main computer or mobile phone. As an added bonus, to protect against viruses, the Compaq Mini CQ10 comes with FREE Bullguard Internet Security software for a year, worth £44.99.
And when purchasing a new mobile phone, don’t forget to take advantage of The Carphone Warehouse’s free Walk Out Working service and its trade-in service which gets your money for your old phone. Find out the trade in value of the phone online at http://www.carphonewarehouse.com. Alternatively, make use of the recycling scheme in store which not only benefits the environment, but The Carphone Warehouse will also donate £10 to charity for every phone they receive.
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Notes to Editors
• The Carphone Warehouse is the largest independent mobile phone retailer in the UK, with over 800 stores nationwide
• Discover how to get more from your gadgets with eye openers from The Carphone Warehouse. eye openers is a new YouTube channel which features videos of The Carphone Warehouse team memberssharing useful hints and tips on everything from laptops to Sat Navs to the latest mobile phones. With new videos being added each month, users can search through hundreds of videos at http://www.youtube.com/eyeopeners.