Smartphones To Appear On Tesco's Shelves

Smartphones To Appear On Tesco's Shelves

20th August, 2009

 

UK : Tesco have confirmed they will begin to stock smartphones.

 

Tesco hope this move will increase their phone sales and additionally ensure more customers join their Tesco Mobile network.

 

Tesco are in talks with manufacturers to have eight handsets in store by the end of 2009.

 

The first two smartphones that will be stocked by Tesco are the Alcatel Tribe OT-800 (pictured above) and the LG GW-300. Both are budget handsets available on Tesco Mobile pre-paid tariffs. Tesco is giving customers further incentives to purchase by offering three months free internet with the new smartphones.

 

The Alcatel Tribe costs £50 and will be available in pink and black exclusively on Tesco Mobile.

 

The LG GW-300 comes pre-loaded with facebook and also features a 2.4” 240×320 QVGA display, Bluetooth, QWERTY keyboard and a 2MP camera.

 

Once more details emerge we’ll be sure to update you.

 

Alcatel Tribe Specifications

Phone Type
Bar
Internet Browser
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Camera
Yes
MP3 Player
Yes
SD Memory Slot
Yes
Battery Talk Time
9hours
Battery Standby Time
450hours
Battery Type
Lithium Ion
Keyboard
QWERTY
Network Mode
Tri-Band
Dimensions (H x W x D)
111.0 x 58.2 x 13.9 mm
Weight
102 g
Display
TFT - 256K colors, 2.2", 320x240 pix
Manufacturer
T-Mobile
Service Provider
T-Mobile
Network Technology
GSM

LG GW-300 Specifcation

Network
GSM 900, 1800, 1900
Screen
TFT
240 x 320 pixels, 2.4 inches
Keyboard
QWERTY
Weight
95 g
microSD Slot
Yes
Camera
2 MP, 1600 x 1200 pixels
Video recording
Networks
GSM 900, 1800, 1900
MP3 Player
Yes

 

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