300 minutes and 300 texts for just £14.68 per month with 02 SIM only, plus £15 cash back, equal to your first month’s line rental free.
With SIM only there’s no commitment as you’re on a 30 day rolling contract. If you spot a better offer then you’re free to switch by giving 30 days notice.
If you want loads of minutes and texts for a small monthly cost then a SIM only deal will be your cheapest option. Just plug the SIM card into your existing mobile phone. If your phone is locked to a network then you will need to order a SIM only deal on that particular network. If your phone is unlocked you can use a SIM card from any network.
Other tariffs and networks are also available, starting at just £9.79 per month for 150 minutes and 300 texts.
The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic is free on T-Mobile Combi 30 (12m) and comes with £176 cash back, equal to 6 months free line rental. Line rental is £29.36 per month and gives you 300 minutes and 200 texts per month.
The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic has a 3.2 inch touchscreen and the latest S60 interface, especially adapted for touch control. As the XpressMusic name suggests, this is a fantastic music phone. Supporting microSD cards up to 16GB there’s plenty of storage for music and video files. There’s an accelerometer, a standard 3.5mm headphone jack, FM radio and a TV out port for viewing videos or playing the built-in games on your big screen.
The camera on the Nokia 5800 has 3.2 megapixels and a dual LED flash. This might not sound impressive but it has a high quality Carl Zeiss and that makes all the difference. Photographs are noticeably better compared to those taken with an iPhone or with an older generation cameraphone. The built-in web browser is excellent. The screen renders quickly and web pages can be dragged with a finger swipe or zoomed with a double tap on the screen. The Nokia 5800 has 3G, HSDPA and Wi-Fi. There’s also a built-in GPS receiver and a special touchscreen version of Nokia Maps is pre-installed. Don’t forget it’s also a phone! The on-screen numeric keypad makes dialling easy and there’s a choice of on-screen QWERTY keyboards or handwriting recognition for text input.
The new Sony Ericsson C510 is out now and it’s free on a 12 month contract with up to 8 months free line rental.
The Sony Ericsson C510 is the latest in the popular Cyber-shot range of cameraphones. The C510 is crammed with plenty of technology and is everything you would expect from Sony Ericsson. It comes nicely packed with a 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera, which affords a sharp, clear image; and is stylishly protected by an elegant and tasteful sliding lens cover. Of course the C510 comes with all the latest high quality imaging technologies that we have become accustomed to from the Cyber-shot range including autofocus, autorotation and face detection, all of which allow for the impeccable snapshot. Along with all this the Cyber-shot’s ‘Smile Shutter’ technology detects a smile and takes the shot at the ideal moment for a perfect photo.
With its 2.2 inch QVGA screen (240×320 pixels), which makes for pleasant viewing, the C510 makes the most of its innovative camera technologies. Its uncomplicated layout and simple display ensures the phone is very user friendly. The Sony Ericsson C510 is elegant, stylish, slim and light (only 92g), but with all this it doesn’t have the fragile feel that besets some phones. This combined with a standby time of up to 400 hours and call times of up to 10 hours, means the Sony Ericsson C510 will be difficult to put down.
The new Sony Ericsson W705 is free on Orange with 9 months half price line rental on Dophin 30 (12m).
If you’re after a new mobile this one is definitely worth a look. The Sony Ericsson W705 is a Walkman slider phone with a smart look and great music features. Weighing 98 grams, it’s an elegant slider, albeit a little chunky with a depth of around 14mm. But the overall style compensates for the lack of a slender build. As you would expect from any Walkman phone, it comes packed with all the music features that give it its status. It has TrackID intelligent audio recognition, SenseMe mood playlists, Shake control, an FM radio, stereo Bluetooth and YouTube service built in. You would be hard pressed to be disappointed with respect to the phones audio capabilities.
With both HSDPA (3.5G) and Wi-Fi, the W705 has high speed data transfer whether you’re at home, in the city or on the move. Equipped with a decent 3.2 megapixel camera with flash, cell-ID geo-tagging and video record, the W705 is also a capable cameraphone. The 2.4 inch screen has an accelerometer, which allows the display to automatically rotate when the phone is turned on its side. There’s 120MB of internal memory and a 4GB memory card in the box. This should be adequate to store a good number of images and music tracks, if you need more the memory card can be expanded up to 16GB. The Sony Ericsson W705 is ideal for people who like music and entertainment. It’s an ideal package for those looking for a good value, high quality, music phone with a slider design.
Now available in silver and exclusive to T-Mobile, the Samsung M8800Pixon is a full touchscreen cameraphone with a built-in GPS receiver. The black version has been available for two months and is one our most popular phones.It has an 8 megapixel autofocus camera, which can take photos with a resolution of 3264×2448 pixels. It can capture high resolution video at 30 frames per second and it has auto-panarama, image stalisation, smile detection and blink detection. There’s also a secondary video call camera. The Samsung Pixon is a 3G phone with HSDPA support.
The Samsung Pixon has a GPS receiver for geotagging photos but unfortunately there is no Wi-Fi. The 3.2 inch touchscreen uses Samsung’s TouchWiz interface, sensitivity is good and the screen provides haptic feedback.
Free on a pay monthly contract from under £30 per month.