New Vodafone 3G Mobile Phones in Stock in Time for Christmas

Stockholm, SWEDEN

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vodafone Group today announces an extensive range of phones to bring 3G services to the mass market. The phones will be market in the run up to Christmas and the range is the best yet, with smaller and cutting edge design phones in several price categories. Vodafone Sweden will have 3G mobile phones in all price categories and indications are that many Swedes can look forward to receiving one in their Christmas stockings this year.

Vodafone will have 15 different 3G mobile phones on offer globally in the run up for Christmas - in price categories that cater to every purse, taste and need. Vodafone Sweden will also be widening its 3G range in preparation for the Christmas season.

Below you will find a 3G guide for making sure Santa gets the right models for persons who want to see the person they are taking to, download music and games wherever they are, use the phone as a fast modem or getting the latest and greatest from the world of sport and entertainment in video format.Eye-catching 3G mobiles easy on your wallet

Vodafone Sweden will be stocking three 3G handsets in the lower price range: the Motorola E770v which will be in shops in December and the earlier launched Sony Ericsson V600i and Motorola V1050. As well as being attractively priced, these phones offer the very best of 3G telephony -- video calls, full track downloads from Vodafone live!, news and sports updates in video format and much more.

When looks matter

For customers that put attractive design first, Vodafone Sweden will be including the Motorola V3x -- the 3G follow-up to the popular RAZR range. It is expected to be in stock in November. Vodafone Sweden also has the small, trim Samsung Z500 in its range. These models are ideal for professional men and women who believe that style and function go together and who also time to time want to be able to employ their handsets as modems for Internet access.

For the advanced user

For those who want to get the most out of their mobile phones, the supremely versatile Nokia N70 is the perfect stockingfiller this Christmas. The Nokia N70 does everything and more, which should delight customers at both work and play. It has a large colour display, 2 megapixel digital camera with advanced imaging software, FM radio and two-way video, e-mail and more. Vodafone Sweden expects to have it in stock in October.

For the quality-conscious

For those who prioritise price and quality, the Samsung Z140 is the perfect choice in the mid-price range: small, tastefully designed and crammed full of functions. Vodafone Sweden expects to have it out on sale in October. And last but not least, the Sony Ericsson V800i (chosen as the world's best 3G mobile phone) will be wearing an even more eye-catching price-tag during the autumn.

``When the Christmas shopping starts, we will be ready with a comprehensive range of 3G mobile phones. This will mean greater freedom of choice for customers when it comes to choosing among all the advantages that 3G brings in the form of an enhanced experience: with music and video services in your mobile or connection for high-speed transfer. We have a model for every need and taste," says Paul Moonga, Director of Consumer Services, Vodafone Sweden.

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