3 brings out low cost smartphone plan

1 Sep 2011

Mobile operator Three has launched a new low cost smartphone plan with all you can eat data for €25 a month on an 18 month contract.

3’s Mini Flex Max plan inlcudes‘All you can eat’ data and 100 flexi units, which can be individually tailored to each customer’s talk and text needs.

The Mini Flex Max plan is available with a selection of free mid range smartphones ideal for social networking on the move, including: HTC Cha Cha (free), HTC Wildfire (free), Samsung Galaxy Ace (free), BlackBerry Curve (free) and the iPhone 3GS (€129).

Recently Three launched the iPhone4 for free on a 24 month contract for €40 per month.

Customers can opt to avail of the Mini Flex Max plan on its own or tailor to their needs with add-ons including: unlimited landlines calls at €4.99, call down time at €4.99 (150 evening and weekend minutes to any network) and Text all add on at €4.99 (150 texts to any network).

“Now everyone can get a Smartphone, with Mini Flex Max,” said Three sales and marketing director, Elaine Carey.

“This great plan will give our customers the chance to get some excellent mid range Smartphones for free from Three, all with just €25 monthly rental. The Mini Flex Max plan will be available to customers with our exclusive ‘All you can eat’ data, giving customers unlimited mobile internet access, with no excess data charges so they can keep themselves connected.”

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years