China Telecom Corporation Limited (HK:00728) is reportedly to roll out a 499 yuan contract, including a 3G handset preinstalled with WeChat.

Targeted at rural areas, the contract features a 399 yuan E-surfing branded smartphone, 100 yuan prepaid fee and 20M data every month. China Telecom claims the monthly data offering means 20 thousand text messages, 400 photos or 360-minutes-long voice messages through WeChat.