Virgin has secured an exclusive on the Alcatel OT606, selling a pink version for under £30 as the VM202.
The phone will also include 300 free texts when purchased with at least £10 of airtime on prepay. The ‘Dazzle Pink’ handset includes a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and ships with a free 1GB memory card for media storage.
It also supports widgets, and works with Facebook, Twitter, Instant Messaging and email (with support for Hotmail, Gmail and Yahoo!). Web browsing is made possible using Opera Mini.
For imaging, there’s a VGA-resolution camera, while for music there’s an MP3 player and FM radio, plus 3.5mm headphone jack. The battery promises an impressive standby time of up to 480 hours.
More info: www.virginmedia.com