HTC HD2 hits O2 from free

UK carrier O2 has announced that, as of today, would-be owners of the HTC HD2 will be able to drop into their nearest O2 store and pick up the Snapdragon-based Windows Phone.  The launch follows rival carrier Vodafone, who released the HD2 last Thursday.  The HD2 is available from free on certain monthly contracts, though you should probably expect to be tied down for at least 18 months.

At time of writing there's no sign of the HD2 on O2's site, so you'll have to put on some shoes and head to the highstreet if you're interested (or pick up the phone, but where's the fun in that).  Curious about the HTC HD2?  Check out our full review – plus plentiful video of the smartphone in action – here.