Virgin Mobile bring the BenQ Siemens E61 to the UK market

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  We covered the slightly quirky BenQ Siemens E61 mobile phone a couple of months ago, noting its similarity to an electric razor, but otherwise finding it quite an interesting music mobile. You’ll be able to make your own mind up at the end of the month, as Virgin Mobile is bringing it to the UK market at a price just short of £100 as a pay as you go, or free if you pay monthly.

The phone itself can store up to 500 tracks, controlled by has its own music control panel with five dedicated music keys located on the top of the phone. There’s also a 6 band graphic equaliser with 3D surround sound and on-screen lyric display for compatible tracks.

There’s also a 65K colour screen, VGA camera, stereo headset and games featured. It’s exclusive to Virgin Mobile from the end of May for 6 weeks, with the added bonus of a draw for five customers to win a year’s worth of gig tickets with the purchase of the phone.

Find out more at the Virgin Mobile website

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Dave Walker