HTC Desire HD free on contract; Amazon say Desire Z £500 SIM-free on Oct 18

Sep 16, 2010
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HTC Desire HD free on contract; Amazon say Desire Z £500 SIM-free on Oct 18

Carriers have begun throwing their wireless hats into the HTC ring, after the smartphone company confirmed that the new HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z would have broad availability across most of the UK networks.  T-Mobile UK has announced that their Desire HD will be priced from free on a £40 24-month agreement, while Vodafone will only say that they are indeed planning to offer the HD.

Meanwhile O2 are saying the HTC Desire HD will be available on their network via Carphone Warehouse stores, again with no sign of any pricing.  Orange and Three are yet to make any public announcement, though we heard at yesterday's press event that they would indeed be offering the devices.

Less clear is availability for the HTC Desire Z.  No carrier is saying anything quite yet, but Amazon UK have listed the QWERTY smartphone for £499.99, unlocked and SIM-free, with an October 18th release date.

HTC Desire HD live:

HTC Desire Z live:


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