Venezuela to get a $14 phone

Venezuela to get a $14 phone
Who is complaining about an unsocial attitude? Certainly not the ones living in Venezuela, you know. After all, having a brand new phone for $14 seems like more than an affordable solution. Dear users, behold… the Chavez phone! We are just kidding. A rumor has it that a new handset, named El Vergatario, will be available on the Venezuelan market for only $14 with no subsidies. But don’t let its cheap price fool you – it will sport features, such as a camera, MP3 player and a radio. The device will be manufactured in China by Vetelca, which is currently owned by Chavez’s government and the Chinese company ZTE. So if you happen to plan a trip to Venezuela, consider going in May, since it is then when we should expect the El Vergatario. Viva la revolution!

source: GadgetLab

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3 Comments

1. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

So are they saying it's this price with no contract?? Otherwise I'm not seeing how it's so great....

2. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

great socialist communicators unite!

3. rdelfin

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

Are they freakin' serious with that "El vergatario" name?????? Oh my. For anyone Spanish-spoken, that name is a huuuuge no-no (and to think this name is supported by a President... I can just feel bad by my bros and sists of Venezuela)

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