MobileCentral Shop Review

Mobile Central is an online division of InTek Communications Ltd. InTek operates 30 mobile phone retail stores in the UK, however the Internet brand is Mobile Central and the Mobile Central website features many web only deals that cannot be found in the retail stores. Mobile Central are smaller than some of the bigger name mobile stores such as Carphone Warehouse, and as such they are working hard on increasing their market share. As part of this drive they are concentrating on offering higher-level customer service plans outstanding levels of customer support.

The website for the conventional pattern with a left hand side menu listing all the products and services, with the main part of the screen dedicated to showcasing their current best offers. Mobile Central use a neat colour coding system to help differentiate between the mobile deals on Orange, T Mobile and 3G phones.

On every phone featured, Mobile Central list all the relevant information such as, the top 12, 18 and 24 month deals, cashback offers and phone features. Unfortunately no full-length, in-depth, phone handset reviews are available.

Mobile Central concentrate on just three network providers, Orange, T Mobile and Three. In line with other online mobile phone retailers, Mobile Central offer a similar range of free gifts and cashback deals. Cashback on your handset’s can exceed £300, and the range of freebies includes the standard line up of Sony PSP, Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, iPods and free laptops. To make a claim for any of the free gifts offered with handsets, the customer information form which is supplied with the handset must be returned with the claim voucher, proof of address, and proof of signature.

Mobile Central also offer a ringtones store powered by Jamster. The store allows you to download a huge range of ring tones to your phone, such as video tunes, sound effects, Mobile games, themes, Dance, R&B, Jazz, Reggae, Bollywood, Family Guy, the Simpson’s and much much more.

The Pay-as-you-go mobile phones section on the Mobile Central website is very limited featuring only a small number of handsets from one provider, Orange.

All funds are delivered via Royal mail guaranteed next day delivery to the UK destinations. All online orders can be tracked via the Royal Mail dispatch system.

If you wish to keep your mobile number from a different network to the one you are joining with Mobile Central you need to contact your existing network customer services to request a PAC code. There is currently no facility to port your number when purchasing a pay as you go handset from Mobile Central.

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