Sony Ericsson Vivaz gets built-in Spotify on 3

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Pick up the Sony Ericsson Vivaz from the 3 network and you’ll get built-in access to the Symbian version of Spotify, it has been revealed today. The app allows you to stream over 6 million songs direct to your mobile, as well as storing playlists for offline listening.

Sylvia Chind Head of Branded Devices, 3UK said “The Sony Ericsson Vivaz is all about sharing experiences. Whether you are using the integrated social networking applications like Facebook and Twitter, uploading to YouTube or sharing playlists with our exclusive Spotify deal. Because our network is designed and built for the mobile internet customers are really able to get the best experience from smartphones like the Sony Ericsson Vivaz.”

However, keep in mind that you’ll need a premium subscription with Spotify to use the music streaming app on the phone, which costs £9.99 a month.

The Sony Ericsson Vivaz is available in silver from £35 a month with unlimited internet, texts and 750 anytime any network minutes on a 24 month contract, and costs £329.99 on Pay As You Go where every top up comes with a free allowance of texts and data which lasts for 90 days.

Music lovers are being well taken care of with 3 at the moment. As well as the Symbian version of Spotify hitting the Vivaz, 3 also recently nabbed Nokia’s flagship Comes With Music phone, the X6.

Gerald Lynch
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  • Thanks for this – you helped me make the decision on purchasing this phone. I have been torn between the Vivaz and the Aino and have now gone ahead with the Vivaz.

    I actually got it for £10 cheaper a month, making my monthly contract only £25!

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