Vodafone 845 ‘offers affordable use of Android 2.1’

A mobile phone that runs on the Android 2.1 operating system has been highlighted by a reviewer as offering affordable access to the technology.Ben Williams, writing for CNET UK, explains the Vodafone 845 can be secured on a contract for £15 a month."There may be plenty of Android phones on the market, but most of them are quite expensive. Vodafone is throwing its hat into…

HTC Wildfire ‘helps mobile phone users keep up with their social life’

People who rely on their mobile phone for keeping in touch with friends and colleagues may be interested in the new HTC Wildfire device.The handset, which features in this week's ShortList magazine, is said by the publication to help users become "king of the social networking jungle".It features a 3.2-inch touchscreen that is perfect for surfing the internet on, while an added bonus is access…

Will trade-ins of mobile phones increase in 2010?

The trading-in of mobile phones could be set to increase in the second half of 2010 as a number of providers prepare to release new devices.Omio reports on a tip off it has received, suggesting consumers can expect almost all of the major brands to unveil handsets in the coming months.It notes the Nokia E5-00, Sony Ericsson W20 and Samsung i5500 are all due out…

Praise for Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro mobile phone

People who have recently recycled their mobile phone for cash may wish to invest some of it in a Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro handset.The device, which is a miniature smartphone, has been reviewed by CNET UK's Flora Graham, who says it is surprisingly easy to use.Due to its size, it may be logical to expect operational difficulties, but the provision of a full…

Three mobile phone customers offered 2 new handsets

Customers of mobile network Three now have additional options when it comes to upgrading a mobile phone.The company has announced it is now stocking both the HTC Wildfire and Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro handsets.Each of the devices will come in a choice of colours and, for those who sign up to Three's contract offering The One Plan, there will be six months of free…

Mobile phone users ‘should still buy a fantastic iPhone 4’

Consumers currently thinking of trading in an old mobile and replacing it with an iPhone 4 should not be put off by reports of a signal fault with the revolutionary device.That is the view of Flora Graham, mobile phones editor at CNET UK, who says the new model is "fantastic".While Ms Graham admits an error with the amount of signal it displays is "something Apple…

Mobile phone users ‘can enjoy shopping list to financial advice with Nokia’

Trading in an old mobile and investing in a new Nokia device may be the ideal way to make life easier.Rhiain, writing for the Nokia Conversations blog, says the firm provides phones that can be turned "into anything".This is thanks to the firm's Ovi Store, which provides a range of apps so large it can give a phone the role of everything from a shopping…

Customers could trade in mobile in favour of Nokia models

Mobile phone users over the coming months may increasingly be willing to trade in their existing device and invest in a new Nokia model as the firm starts to make significant improvements.Anssi Vonjaki, the company's new head of mobile solutions, told the Nokia Conversations blog he intends to oversee the brand's rise to the top of the market."I am committed, perhaps even obsessed, with getting…