Carphone Warehouse Bank Holiday Mega Deals

August 24th, 2012

Available in stores, online at or by calling 0870 087 0870

LONDON August 24, 2012 — To celebrate the August Bank Holiday, Carphone Warehouse has announced several super money-saving deals available in store, direct or online over the next seven days (until 30 August).

There’s something for every budget; customers can choose between five fantastic handsets, including the Samsung Galaxy SIII. The Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition is also available as a one off Bank Holiday Bonus Deal.


Samsung Galaxy SIII

The ground breaking Samsung Galaxy SIII is an impressive piece of kit; the ‘designed for humans’ device features an ultra-speedy quad core ‘PC power’ processor, massive 4.8” Super Amoled HD screen and a 16, 32 or 64GB capacity (expandable through the handy MicroSD card slot). Running on the latest version of the Android platform, Ice Cream Sandwich; the 1.9MP front camera tracks your eyes so that the display stays active as long as you are looking at it and the 8MP rear camera offers a 20-shot burst mode that will choose the best photo for you.

The Samsung Galaxy SIII is available for free for £31.99* a month on Orange, with 400 minutes, unlimited texts and 750 MB.

Nokia Lumia 710

The Nokia Lumia 710 is perfect for showcasing personal style. Xpress on covers and a customisable start screen means that users can easily match their phone to their mood. Powered by Windows® Phone 7.5, the device uses ClearBlack technology which cuts glare on the 3.7” touchscreen. It also has a fantastic 5MP camera, 3G mobile internet and built-in social networks for keeping up with friends.

The Nokia Lumia 710 is available for free at just £7.50* a month on Talk Mobile, with 250 minutes, 5,000 texts and 500 MB.

Sony Xperia Tipo

Xperia tipo offers a simple and easy to use smartphone experience, perfect for those that are new to smartphones. The Xperia tipo also comes with a 3.2” scratch-resistant mineral glass display and a brilliant 3.2 MP camera.  With Android 4.0 ( Ice Cream Sandwich) users will have access to thousands of apps and with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi™ you can have constant access to the web.

The Xperia Tipo is available for free at just £7.50* per month on Talk Mobile, with 250 minutes, 5,000 texts and 500 MB.


LG Optimus L3

The slickly designed LG Optimus L3 is a budget Android handset with a difference.  The palm sized device - 102mm x 61.6mm x 11.7mm – is perfectly pocket sized, runs Android Gingerbread, features a 3.2 inch screen, 3MP camera and impressively long battery life. There is also the 32GB expansion option – perfect for people with large music collections.

The LG Optimus L3 is available on Pay as You Go for just £49.95.

Samsung Galaxy Y
The compact and neat Samsung Galaxy Y is a full-featured smartphone with a sharp 3” touchscreen display and a 2MP camera. The Samsung Galaxy Y’s Social Hub lets you access all your social networks, instant messengers and emails together in a single place, making sure you can keep an eye on your updates all at once.  Powered by the latest Android software, the Samsung Galaxy Ywill give you access to 600,000 + apps in the Google Play store and a huge selection of exclusive Samsung-only apps. 

The Samsung Galaxy Y is available at just £49.95 on PAYG.

Bank Holiday Bonus Deal

Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition
Building on the success of the first tablet offering from Motorola, the Xoom 2 Media Edition is a powerful and portable tablet, featuring Android 3.2, a dual core 1.2GHz processor and brilliant display. In addition, the tablet includes the MotoCast app that enables the streaming of all music, phones, videos and documents between the tablet and any computer. The Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition measures in at 8.2”, fitting comfortably within one hand. Optimised for entertainment it has a wide, 178 degree viewing angle, so it’s possible to share content with others in the room.

The 16GB, Wi-Fi enabled, Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition is available for the Bank Holiday only at just £149.00.

These deals are all available in store, online at or by calling 0870 087 0870.
*24 month contract applies


For further information please contact:
The Carphone Warehouse Press Office
April Hogan
T: 020 3047 2347

Notes to Editors

• 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 Carphone Warehouse. Eye openers is a YouTube channel which features videos of Carphone Warehouse team members sharing 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

About Carphone Warehouse and Geek Squad
In 2006 Best Buy established a partnership with Carphone Warehouse to bring its business model and mobile phone expertise to the US market under the banner ‘Best Buy Mobile’. Two years later, Best Buy acquired 50% of The Carphone Warehouse’s European and US retail interests for £1.1billion, creating Best Buy Europe.  The joint venture now encompasses the following retail and technical support brands: The Carphone Warehouse, The Phone House and Geek Squad.