Vodafone, one of the world’s largest mobile carriers, has announced no less than eight new phones that will be soon available under its own brand – at about the same time with the LG GM750 Windows Mobile 6.5 smartphone.
The new Vodafone handsets range from stylish and expensive devices to basic, affordable ones (some of them are manufactured in collaboration with MediaTek).
Let’s start with the Vodafone 533 Catwalk Collection.
This includes three different editions of the same phone: Vodafone 533 Catwalk Red, Vodafone 533 Catwalk Lady (designed by Berlin-based artist Tomek Sadurski), and Vodafone 533 Catwalk Crystal. They share the same technical features: 176 x 220 pixels display, Bluetooth 2.0, FM radio, Vodafone Mail, 1.3MP camera, and tri-band GSM/EGE connectivity (900/1800/1900 MHz).
The Vodafone 533 Crystal has been dressed by CRYSTALLIZED with 126 precision-cut crystals made in Austria. The phone also comes with the CRYSTALLIZED logo, and CRYSTALLIZED Swarovski Elements animations.
Vodafone 533 Catwalk Lady:
Vodafone 533 Catwalk Red:
And now let’s present the other five phones.
Vodafone 541 2G Touch – the carrier’s first entry level touchscreen phone. It will be available across Europe on pre-pay, in four color versions: black, pink, white and red. Features include: a 2.4 inch QVGA display, “finger touch UI”, MMS, WAP browser, FM radio, and 1.3MP camera.
Vodafone 840 3G Touch – featuring 3G connectivity, a 2.8 inch QVGA display, finger touch UI, 2MP camera, Web browsing, music player and other multimedia capabilities.
Vodafone 1240 – QWERTY equipped phone with a QVGA display, Visto push email, 2MP camera and 3G HSDPA.
Vodafone 540 – simple candybar with a 2 inch TFT display, 2MP camera, email, Opera Mini, MP3 player and FM radio. It will be launched on pre-pay.
Vodafone 340 – another simple candybar, presented as “the most affordable camera phone in the range”. It features a VGA camera, 1.8 inch display, Opera Mini and FM radio.
Via Press release
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