I think of the environment... and cry.
Credit crunch? Environment? Credit crunch? Environment?
Yes many have said our collective reduction in spending could be good for the health of this little wet ball with like to call Earth but for every holiday we postpone or home cooked lunch we make there are cash saving IT deals like this £2.88 Motorola mobile phone ready to swell our landfills.
Indeed while the urge to reference this cost and Motorola’s recent offerings and draw a vitriolic conclusion is strong I shall resist and instead say this two-for-a-packet-of-fags handset is surprisingly functional. For your two hundred and eighty eight of your finest pence you’ll get a ‘W180’ which offers a colour display (128 x 128 pixels), weighs only 88g, packs in an FM radio ”and”, erm polyphonic ringtones. Luxuries like a camera, multimedia player and even MMS are off the menu so don’t even joke about 3G, WiFi, GPS or a touchscreen…
…that comes next year when the recession really kicks in.
So if you need a mobile phones that’s, well… a ‘mobile.phone.’ then here’s your boy and in truth it’s rather more appealing than some of the RAZRs I’ve seen down the years…