February 18, 2005

Hop-on's $36 Cell Phone

hop-on.jpg Industry buzz continues following Hop-on's announcement earlier this week that it already had a sub- $40 cell phone for sale. [via Forbes]

"Hop-on's Model 1803 is a candy-bar style dual-band phone that includes such features as SMS messaging, 50 phone book entries, 15 ring tones, 4 games, and a rechargeable lithium ion battery."

Other planned launches of inexpensive cell phones:

-- Motorola to sell phones for less than $40 in emerging markets

-- Microsoft Peabody phone will be aimed at mass market

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