Cheap smartphones and tablets from FNB

First National Bank is offering customers with certain accounts discount prices on the iPad 2, HTC Sensation, BlackBerry Curve 8520, HTC Flyer, and HTC Wildfire S

By - October 19, 2011
First National Bank (FNB)

FNB has announced smartphone and tablet PC deals for their Gold and Platinum Cheque account holders that offer clients zero interest financing options on the Apple iPad 2, HTC Sensation, BlackBerry Curve 8520, HTC Flyer, and HTC Wildfire S.

Devices will be preloaded with the FNB banking application and the costs will be included in the customer’s monthly banking fees, FNB said in a press statement.

There aren’t straight-forward financing options available for Apple’s iPad 2, even through mobile network operators, making FNB’s offer somewhat unique.

FNB said that the smartphone and tablet PC offer is available to new and existing Gold and Platinum Cheque Account customers, and added that FNB Private Clients and RMB Private Bank clients will soon have access to it.

If you want to take up this offer FNB said that you need to SMS “phone” or “tablet” to 32812, noting that standard network rates apply.

FNB provided the following details on the discounts and financing options available for each device.

Handset Retail Price* Discounted Price Fee (24 months) Interest Account Type
Apple iPad 2 R5,699 R4,800 (16% off) R200 0% Platinum & Gold Cheque Accounts
HTC Sensation R5,900 R4,800 (19% off) R200 0% Platinum & Gold Cheque Accounts
Blackberry Curve 8520 R1,999 R1,608 (15% off) R70 0% Platinum & Gold Cheque Accounts
HTC Flyer R6,900 R4,800 (30% off) R200 0% Platinum & Gold Cheque Accounts
HTC Wildfire S R2,600 R1,680 (35% off) R70 0% Platinum & Gold Cheque Accounts
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