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T-Mobile Releases Vivacity Android 2.3 Budget Smartphone in UK

T-Mobile recently introduced the Vivacity Android 2.3 device as its own branded budget smartphone.

The device, available for under £100, runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread, has a 5MP camera and a modest 3.5 inch touch screen.

Vivacity, somewhat similar to the Orange San Francisco 2 budget phone, also comes with support for 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and accepts 32GB microSD cards. Although it comes with 512 MB storage on board.

The battery life is a bit low, as the device comes with only 4 hours of talktime. However, at this price, it is pretty decent. T-Mobile is offering the device for £10 per month contract for 24 months, or £99 for pay-as-you-go customers, as reported (opens in new tab) by Retail Digital.

"The T-Mobile Vivacity gives you everything you want from a smartphone," said Paul Jevons, Director of Products and Devices at Everything Everywhere.

"It offers the latest Android software, a large, high resolution touchscreen display and a stunning design - perfect for anyone looking for premium performance and great value for money."

The device is being offered in black and white, the company said, making it available from today from T-Mobile stores and the company's online shop.