Fashion phones are no longer reserved for the rich and famous, as more and more designer companies sign deals with the mobile phone manufacturers the UK market is seeing new and exciting handsets as a more common phenomenon.
Big designer clothing manufacturers such as Prada already have branded mobile phones available after collaborating with LG Electronics to produce the LG Prada and D&G (Dolce and Gabanna) have also teamed up with the mobile manufacturer Motorola to release the Motorola V3i D&G Gold Edition.
More recently another well known clothing designer Ted Baker worked with Samsung to launch the Samsung L760 Ted Baker phone and now a new designer more famous for their handbags has entered the market.
Mandarina Duck was created by two childhood friends, already long-standing business partners, after they decided to branch into leather wear taking their inspiration from a brightly-plumed oriental duck that symbolised happiness and loyalty, after almost thirty years, Mandarina Duck continues to be original and independent, but also modern, coming up with new products as well as new routes to market, in this case three new designer mobile phones.
Alcatel and Mandarina Duck, makers of luxuriously designed handbags and laptop cases, have come together to launch a range of limited edition fashion phones called Mandarina Duck Phones that will make up part of a limited collection exclusive from The Carphone Warehouse.
More of a fun filled fashion phone for the ladies than a serious device, the Mandarina Duck, complete with Duck logo on the back casing and available in three colourful tones, Mandarina Duck Cherry Red, Mandarina Duck Purple (Lilac) and Mandarina Duck Green, is made up of a partly rubberised casings that lighten the mood of the day or night to fill it with laughter and joy on one’s travel’s.
The bold clamshell features a bobble charm to add to its fun filled nature and an innovative bag clip that saves you from having to search around in the bottom of your bag trying to find your phone.
Each phone features its own colour coordinated display and graphics and features a built-in MP3 music Player which can be filled with new music tracks by either uploading from a PC or downloading direct from the mobile internet, a digital camera with zoom function for close up photography and support for video record and playback, wap browser for surfing the web, Bluetooth wireless connectivity with A2DP Stereo support for wireless connections to headsets and hands free car kits as well as wireless transfer of music, video and picture files to compatible devices and can operate in Flight mode with up to 10 hours of music playback meaning that when flying the handsets network connection is switched off so as not to interfere with the planes electronics but still allows access to key features such as the MP3 player and games.
Internal memory is 10MB which can be expanded with the use of microSD card expansion up to 1GB to provide plenty of storage capacity and the phone is preloaded with embedded Mandarina Duck images and animations for complete designer customisation.
The new Mandarina Duck Purple phone represents a new era in mobile telecommunications as more top named brands strike deals with the manufacturers and networks there are going to be many more collaborations producing even more innovative and stylish mobile devices.
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