Vodafone pushing Android with 1GB free data for a year
- — 23 July, 2010 11:46
Sony Ericsson's XPERIA X10 Mini Pro
Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) today launched of the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Mini Pro Android smartphone. VHA will also offer 1GB of mobile Internet data per month free for the first 12 months to new and existing customers with Android smartphones.
The free 1GB data offer is available for new and existing Vodafone customers who sign up to a post-paid cap contract for 24 months with an eligible Android-powered smartphone. Along with the newly launched Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Mini Pro, eligible devices include the HTC Legend, Google's Nexus One and the LG Optimus.
"Accessing mobile internet is part of everyday life with mobile phones, and Vodafone's 'Gift of the Gig' offers amazing value for our customers so they can explore the net and familiarise themselves with the exciting world that the Android platform has to offer" said Ross Parker, general manager of devices and pricing at VHA. "Vodafone is excited to launch the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Mini Pro in Australia, adding another innovative high quality device to the current range of handsets for the Android platform."
The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Mini Pro includes a 2.6 inch capacitive touchscreen, a slide-out QWERTY keypad, 5-megapixel camera, built-in GPS, Wi-Fi and offers the full range of integrated Google services including search, talk, Gmail, and YouTube. The XPERIA X10 Mini Pro also provides access to over 70,000 apps through the Android Marketplace.
Vodafone's 1GB data offer will be provisioned as a $9.95 monthly charge to a users account, followed by a $10 credit to their bill. For more information, visit Vodafone's Web site.