Orange has trimmed the price of the Samsung Galaxy S3, as part of a series of reductions across pay monthly smartphones.
The carrier has cut the upfront fee from £99.99 to £29.99 when customers sign up for the S3 on the Panther Extra plan at £36 per month over 24 months.
This includes monthly allowances of 1,000 minutes, unlimited texts and 500MB of data. Takers also get to choose a free so-called Swapable (fancy term for add-on) every month from a range of 12.
These take in the likes of Deezer’s Spotify-alike music streaming service, a subscription to The Times online or Orange Mobile TV and, as the name ‘Swapables’ implies, can be switched every month.
Released in late May and already reportedly set to hit 19 million sales by September, the S3 teams a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD screen with a quad-core processor and an eight-megapixel camera with LED flash.
The phone’s real USP, however, is a series of tweaks-enhancements to the Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS that powers it. Not least the Siri-rivalling, voice-activated personal assistant app S-Voice and the intelligent sleep-mode function, SmartStay.
Find out more about the Samsung Galaxy S3 here: Samsung Galaxy S3