8/4/2009 4:50:00 PM
Orange and Samsung launch first Welsh phone
Orange and Samsung have announced a phone that can be used for predictive text messaging in Welsh, available from September.
The Samsung S5600 will be free on a £19.57, 24 month contract, or £129.00 Sim-free. Both the menus and 44,000 Welsh words will be available for use in predictive text messaging.
Orange head of retail, Sian Doyle said: ‘Orange is really proud to be the first network to introduce this truly innovative service to Welsh speakers. This initiative is part of a broader commitment by Orange to provide Welsh speakers with more choice.’
Vice president of Samsung Mobile, UK and Ireland, Mark Mitchinson said: ‘This is another first for Samsung Mobile following the launch of the Irish language phone in 2008. Yet again it proves that Samsung is at the forefront of market driven change.’