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Alcatel QWERTY phone with Twitter, Facebook apps for £5.99 with fast track @ Argos

£5.99 @ Argos
Argos Part Number 2682945 This Price is via fastTrack order and collect instore. If purchasing instore you may need to purchase £10 virgin topup 2.0" Display VGA Camera SD Card Slot Wireless F…
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Argos Part Number 2682945
This Price is via fastTrack order and collect instore.
If purchasing instore you may need to purchase £10 virgin topup

2.0" Display
VGA Camera
SD Card Slot
Wireless FM Radio
Micro USB Charger included

Thanks to choice4 for confirming the features.
This phone has Twitter, Facebook, Bluetooth
plus other features like camera,video,apps, apps mgr,,music,fm radio., alarm, games,calculator,,world clock,stopwatch,voice alarm,call filter

anyone struggling to get via fast-track, please refer to my post 1.
you get the same phone from Argos eBay for £10 without top-up.
also you get from Virgin website for £8 if you are existing customer. I think it is free to become a customer, just order a free sim and you will be asked to register and automatically become a existing customer.
links are in post 1.

Locked to Virgin
Thanks again to choice4, this 99p unlock works http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321351668771

Reserve and collect requires you to buy a £10 top as well.
- sylv
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#2
Not entirely sure how phones can be this cheap! Heat added!
1 Like #3
magicmike87
Not entirely sure how phones can be this cheap! Heat added!

most cases you need to purchase £10 top-up which is where they are making money..
But it looks like Argos haven't figured out how to force £10 top-up for fast track orders and hence we are able to purchase them cheaper.
#4
thanks for posting op. nice price. heat added.do you have the link for ebay unlock site please. thanks in advance.
#5
Thanks, I am also interested in link for e-bay unlock site please HEAT great find
#6
22tanya
thanks for posting op. nice price. heat added.do you have the link for ebay unlock site please. thanks in advance.

I haven't tried this, but looks good seller ->http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321351668771
#7
Will Whatsapp work on this? :p
#8
Might have to get one as a stocking filler!
#9
It ain't no BlackBerry is it!
#10
What network is it on? And can it be easily unlocked?
#11
I was going to go for this as a spare phone, but grabbed this instead. Bypassing the req £10 top up made this ideal with my spare ee sim card

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/2876892.htm
#12
nice find heat added
banned#13
Where's the fast teach option?
#14
3g?
#15
Great price, prefer other network though !
#16
Good deal. Thing is...I can find a good useable second hand android phone with GPS and half decent camera on Ebay for 20 quid delivered... But this ain't a bad deal.
#17
Ideal phone for the oldies :p
Very similar layout to blackberry apparently
Heat
#18
siblackpool
I was going to go for this as a spare phone, but grabbed this instead. Bypassing the req £10 top up made this ideal with my spare ee sim card

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/2876892.htm

Bypass it how exactly ?
#19
terminata4
Where's the fast teach option?

This link will show you what Fast Track is:

http://www.argos.co.uk/m/static/StaticDisplay/includeName/fasttrack.htm
#20
MRR_ltd
Will Whatsapp work on this? :p


Does not mention OS, but looks like a proprietary one that probably does not support apps.
1 Like #21
siblackpool
I was going to go for this as a spare phone, but grabbed this instead. Bypassing the req £10 top up made this ideal with my spare ee sim card

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/2876892.htm

4 times the price!
#22
inspire8100
MRR_ltd
Will Whatsapp work on this? :p

Does not mention OS, but looks like a proprietary one that probably does not support apps.

Virgin media's site blocked at work but the Google cache supports your theory as it states 'proprietary'
#23
I just bought one
I wanted 2 but it only allows for one, has anyone be able to unlock this via ebay
thanks
#24
It's not 3g and Whatsapp won't work with it.

The handset is a 2g gsm so highly unlikely to work on EE.
#25
choice4
I just bought one
I wanted 2 but it only allows for one, has anyone be able to unlock this via ebay
thanks

you can place another order.
1 Like #26
magicmike87
Not entirely sure how phones can be this cheap! Heat added!

There's even a cheaper one for £2.99 [http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/2821452.htm]
as a friend of mine say: "drug dealer's phone"
#27
How do I 'fasttrack' can only reserve ??
#28
I didn't quite understand this Fast Track system.
There's a list of selected stores in a link in the post to the Fast Track explanation but all the stores there say "coming soon" - and my local store isn't in this list - so I assumed any store not in the list would have the Fast Track system in place.
Tried to buy one but there's no option to actually pay, only to reserve and collect in store (and pay, I suppose).

Edit: with the order number in hand and paying at the Quick Pay Kiosks should do the job then?

Edited By: eacesar on Dec 16, 2014 12:14
2 Likes #29
eacesar
Edit: with the order number in hand and paying at the Quick Pay Kiosks should do the job then?
I tried that. It didn't work. The kiosk would not process the payment, and sent me to a till where I was given the opportunity of adding a £10 topup to the order, or cancelling it.

This is the only list I could find of stores with FastTrack (the link on the Fasttrack blurb page only opens if I'm using the mobile site).


Edited By: sylv on Dec 16, 2014 13:04: New information
#30
eacesar
magicmike87
Not entirely sure how phones can be this cheap! Heat added!

There's even a cheaper one for £2.99 [http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/2821452.htm]
as a friend of mine say: "drug dealer's phone"


Thanks I would order this cheap one too< as a backup phone
#31
sylv
eacesar
Edit: with the order number in hand and paying at the Quick Pay Kiosks should do the job then?
I tried that. It didn't work. The kiosk would not process the payment, and sent me to a till where I was given the opportunity of adding a £10 topup to the order, or cancelling it.

This is the only list I could find of stores with FastTrack (the link on the Fasttrack blurb page only opens if I'm using the mobile site).


To pay by fast track, click on the order, then click buy and collect, then go to trolley, when it gets to payment options, click on fast track, then make payment, I used pay pal to pay and it worked
1 Like #32
choice4
sylv
eacesar
Edit: with the order number in hand and paying at the Quick Pay Kiosks should do the job then?
I tried that. It didn't work. The kiosk would not process the payment, and sent me to a till where I was given the opportunity of adding a £10 topup to the order, or cancelling it.

This is the only list I could find of stores with FastTrack (the link on the Fasttrack blurb page only opens if I'm using the mobile site).


To pay by fast track, click on the order, then click buy and collect, then go to trolley, when it gets to payment options, click on fast track, then make payment, I used pay pal to pay and it worked
I did the same. Didn't want to topup with VIRGIN mobile. So I took a look at the phone on display at the counter and one look and I was off home !!
Phone looks cheap, plastic, and smaller than expected so glad I didn't pre-pay first :p
#33
heat added
1 Like #34
Gugla
choice4
sylv
eacesar
Edit: with the order number in hand and paying at the Quick Pay Kiosks should do the job then?
I tried that. It didn't work. The kiosk would not process the payment, and sent me to a till where I was given the opportunity of adding a £10 topup to the order, or cancelling it.

This is the only list I could find of stores with FastTrack (the link on the Fasttrack blurb page only opens if I'm using the mobile site).


To pay by fast track, click on the order, then click buy and collect, then go to trolley, when it gets to payment options, click on fast track, then make payment, I used pay pal to pay and it worked
I did the same. Didn't want to topup with VIRGIN mobile. So I took a look at the phone on display at the counter and one look and I was off home !!
Phone looks cheap, plastic, and smaller than expected so glad I didn't pre-pay first :p

Well, in the end of the day it is a cheap, plasticky phone, to be used as spare/emergencies/car, no?

To be honest Alcatel isn't a brand I trust so I was considering equally cheap, plasticky Nokia ones but there's no Argos near me with this Fast Track option. Heat added anyway.
#35
I BOUGHT THE £2.99 AND £5.99 ONES, THAT WOULD DO AS A SECOND PHONE FOR MY LYCA SIM CARD TO MAKE INTERNATIONAL CALLS ETC, AND A SPARE PHONE IF MY PHONE GIVES UP OR FOR VISITORS WHO NEED A PHONE IN THE UK WHILE AROUND, THIS WOULD DO
THANKS
#36
I'm in two minds whether to go for this or the new iPhone - at least this has an FM radio so may go for this (its also a lot cheaper)
I can see the iphone looks quite nice but i only need it call my grandson most days
#37
choice4
I BOUGHT THE £2.99 AND £5.99 ONES, THAT WOULD DO AS A SECOND PHONE FOR MY LYCA SIM CARD TO MAKE INTERNATIONAL CALLS ETC, AND A SPARE PHONE IF MY PHONE GIVES UP OR FOR VISITORS WHO NEED A PHONE IN THE UK WHILE AROUND, THIS WOULD DO
THANKS


how do you use lyca sim in locked mobile.
#38
To use this for. Other networks just unlock the phone there is a link here to unlock this phone on ebay for only 99p or in any unlocking phone shop
banned#39
Still don't understand the fast track thing!
#40
terminata4
Still don't understand the fast track thing!


reserve and collect from argos store.

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