Last-minute Christmas gift savings at The Carphone Warehouse!
December 21st, 2010
21 December 2010… The Carphone Warehouse is today announcing the last-minute savings customers can make on a range of great handsets. With price reductions including up to half-price on Pay As You Go mobiles, this is a great opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit and treat someone special to an exciting Smartphone, a new Blackberry or a fun stocking filler.
Blackberry Curve 8520, WAS £179.95, NOW £124.95* Plus £20 top-up on Pay As You Go
Perfect for communication on the move, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 comes with push email and instant messenger so you’ll be able 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, staying up-to-date with friends is simple too. The menu offers direct links to sites including Facebook and MySpace, so viewing all their latest 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.
Samsung Galaxy Europa WAS £149.95, NOW £74.95* Plus £10 top-up on Pay As You Go, sale ends 26th December
The sleek Samsung Galaxy Europa is a pocket-size smartphone packed with great Android features. Staying in touch is easy, as there’s a simple Feeds & Update app which shows users all of the latest developments on Facebook and Twitter at the touch of a button. For YouTube lovers, the full web browser will come in really handy. It supports video steaming, so users can connect to a wireless network and watch clips without using up their monthly data allowance. Other great features include Swype, which allows users to write messages on the touchscreen with a simple swipe of their finger, a 2 megapixel camera the seven customisable homescreens.
Nokia 5228 X Factor Smartphone WAS £99.95, NOW £49.95* Plus £10 top-upon Pay As You Go
Matt Cardle may have been crowned the 2010 winner but this 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.
Samsung ToccoLite, WAS £89.95, NOW £44.95* Plus £10 top-up on Pay As You Go
The Samsung ToccoLite is now available in a range of vibrant new colours to suit every mood, including Mysterious Black and Flirty Pink, the limited-edition Daring Gold, Sassy Red, and Sleek Silver which is exclusive to The Carphone Warehouse. With a fully touch-screen display, the Samsung ToccoLite offers users online widgets, providing instant access to social media sites such as Facebook, MySpace and YouTube, all from just one touch on the main screen menu. Users are also able to tag photos taken on the 3.2 megapixel camera, enhanced by face recognition, autofocus and video capture. Photos can then be uploaded straight to social networking sites for sharing with friends. In addition, the Samsung ToccoLite provides a host of multimedia features. The phone has a FM radio, MP3 music player and new Samsung DNSe 2.0 (Digital Natural Sound engine), enhancing music quality through a speaker and headphones.
LG Cookie Lite, WAS £49.95, NOW £24.95* Plus £10 top-up on Pay As You Go, while stocks last
With a slim, compact design and touchscreen display, the LG T300 Cookie Lite is stylish and easy to use. It comes in soft-touch black or pretty pink, with a shimmering, pearly finish.Simply tap the screen to add widgets to each of the three homescreens, and create shortcuts to the phonebook, camera, and internet browser. For social media fans there is a handy social networking widget which provides easy access to Facebook, Twitter and MySpace for quick updates while out and about. There’s also the option to send files or photos to friends via MMS or email. Music lovers can turn the LG Cookie Lite into an MP3 player by purchasing a microSD memory card (up to 4GB) and connecting a pair of headphones or a wireless Bluetooth headset.
Samsung C3050, WAS £29.95,NOW £14.95* Plus £10 top-up on Pay As You Go - sale ends 26th December
Styled to impress, the Samsung C3050 is a slider phone for the fashion conscious. Available in pale pink or jet black, this affordable phone features a bright, 2 inch display and seamless keypad with large, flat buttons for easy typing. The compact Samsung C3050 combines a modern minimalist design with a great range of features, including long battery life, an FM radio and an integrated camera with panorama shot function which allows users to take several photos and stitch them together. Designed to entertain on-the-go, it also comes with a built-in video recorder, expandable memory and MP3 player.
Alcatel OT-209, WAS £4.95, NOW 99p* Plus £10 top-up
At just 99p, the AlcatelOT-209 is a fantastic value mobile and the perfect stocking filler this Christmas. This basic phone is ideal for texting with its large separated buttons andsuper bright display. Plus, with theuseful fake call function, users canpretend 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, it takes just 2 hours to fully charge the handsetfor up to 400 hours of standby power.The Alcatel OT-209 will make the perfect present for a first-time mobile phone user.
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Available from The Carphone Warehouse
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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 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 http://www.youtube.com/eyeopeners.