Mobile recycling customers offered new sim-only deals

Some consumers may like to recycle mobilephones to pay for a new model that comes without the confines of a contract.For these people, a sim-only package - which involves signing up for a plan without a handset - can often be a useful purchase and Vodafone has this week boosted its range of options.The carrier unveiled a selection of new 30-day and 12-month tariffs that…

Nokia E52 ‘a smartphone for non-smartphone shoppers’

Those recycling mobile phones to purchase a simple but effective business handset may welcome the arrival of the Nokia E52, one expert has claimed.In a piece for Trusted Reviews this week, Niall Magennis put the device to the test and noted that although it is often the N-series models that get all the attention, handsets like this prove there is more to the Finnish manufacturer.He…

INQ Mini 3G users benefit from ‘Best Mobile Service’

Consumers looking to sell mobilephones for budgetary reasons may also welcome a new announcement.The cost-saving option of web-based telephone calls on devices like the INQ Mini 3G has been highlighted through an accolade given to 3 Mobile at a recent industry event.It was announced that the network had scooped the title of Best Mobile Service as a result of offering a wide range of handsets…

LG GT500 ‘a fine example of a budget touchscreen’

Consumers looking to recycle mobilephones for a low-cost touchscreen device may be interested in the comments featured in a new review.Trusted Reviews' Edward Chester looked at the LG GT500 device and explained that as the latest in a long line of affordable touchscreen handsets, the model is "a fine example".Simple styling and small dimensions may make the phone appealing for some, while the article singled…

HTC Tattoo ‘delivers Android and networking on a budget’

Consumers looking to sell mobilephones for an Android-powered smartphone now have another low-cost choice, it has been advised. In an article for Cnet this week, Flora Graham looks at one of the newest devices to appear on the market to not only boast the Google software, but also come with an affordable price tag. She explained the HTC Tattoo is missing a number of the…

Streaming music via 3 Mobile, Spotify and HTC Hero

A new handset from 3 Mobile may interest those looking to get rid of a used mobile in favour of a new music-focused device.The network unveiled details of a new partnership with Spotify and HTC that will see the former's Premium audio streaming service combined with the latter's Hero smartphone.In addition to full access to the top Spotify package, subscribers to the £35 monthly tariff…

T-Mobile Pulse surprises reviewer

Trusted Reviews has looked a new device that may fit within the budgets of many people looking to sell mobilephones to fund a replacement device.Equipped with the Google Android operating system, the T-Mobile Pulse follows other gadgets to the market like the similarly branded G1, as well as the Hero, and Magic.However, where all of these smartphones were built by HTC, this new model is…

Sony Ericsson W395 ‘one of the cheapest around’

A new interview has looked at the music-focused Sony Ericsson W395 and noted its price makes it something of a bargain. Frank Lewis explained in a piece for Cnet this week that at around £48 on pay-as-you-go, £110 sim-free and free n £20 monthly contracts the device could prove to be "an absolute steal". In addition, those looking to sell mobilephones to pay for the…