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Update: Windows Phone 8 has launched at Vodafone! Read all the latest pricing information here.

Windows Phone 8 is nearly here. Since announcing that we’d be stocking the phones in a post late last year, we’ve been working day and night to get the new breed of Windows Phone devices through our network tests unscathed. Now that work’s come to an end, and we’re almost ready to get all five of our Windows Phone 8 handsets into stores and into your hands.

The Nokia Lumia 920, 820 and 620, as well as the Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC, make up our new Windows Phone 8 army, and they’ll all be available to buy from Wednesday, 6th February.

Here’s a little on what you can expect out of the gates…

 

lumia-920-80x80Nokia Lumia 920 

The 4G-ready* Lumia 920 is Nokia’s new flagship. And rightly so; it’s a powerful, colourful, colossal phone. The PureView camera is Nokia’s ace in the hole, here. It captures images unlike any you’ve seen on a phone before. It’s going to be available in both black and yellow from 6th February.

 

820thumbNokia Lumia 820

The smaller 820 is no less impressive than the 920, and contains within its brains everything that makes Windows Phone 8 special. Its unique feature, though, is swappable backplate. It’s also 4G-ready for when our ultra-fast network launches later this year. You’ll be able to pick it up in either black or red from Vodafone.

 

lumia 620Nokia Lumia 620

The pocket-friendly Lumia 620 is the newest of Nokia’s Windows Phone handsets to be announced, rounding off the pack with a 3.8-inch display, 5-Megapixel camera and a 1GHz processor. It’ll be available in blue or white, but the beauty of the 620 – like the 820 – is that its colourful backplates can be swapped for a range of different hues.

 

HTC-8XthumbWindows Phone 8X by HTC

HTC’s Windows Phone wunderkind is both slinky and curvy, but still boasts a massive 4.3-inch display. That sits in front of a dual-core engine room with 1GB of RAM and an 8-Megapixel rear camera. You can choose from either California Blue or black.

 

HTC-8S-Blue-PairWindows Phone 8S by HTC

The 8S is a smaller offering than the 8X, but its more pocketable frame still houses all the live tile action and all the apps that Windows Phone 8 has to offer and it will be available in a colourful Atlantic Blue.


Update: Windows Phone 8 has launched at Vodafone! Read all the latest pricing information here.

*Speeds vary significantly and depend on coverage. Additional charges apply for Vodafone 4G services.

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  • http://twitter.com/HuggyTweets Andrew Peters

    Will This Only be for Black and Yellow Phones or will the colour choice increase over time?

  • cheeky11

    Oh yes.The L920 is mine ;)

  • Anon

    Does it come with Portico update preinstalled?

  • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social

    For the time being, we only have plans to stock the colours stated above. If this changes, we’ll let you know.

    • southafrimike

       Black for me please! Is there a number to call to pre order or should i just be banging on the vodafone shop doors at the crack of dawn tomorrow? :)

  • http://whatleydude.com/ James Whatley

    Huzzah! Will you be selling any of the awesome accessories too? 

    ie: the JBL speaker charger thing or the fatboy charging beanbag? 

  • jayabarker

    Oh thank god!! My phone is on its last legs,  have been waiting for this for months.  Shame no red

    • southafrimike

       Snap! my HTC mozart is just about hanging in there!

    • Sean Maxwell

      just lost my phone so this is perfect timing

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TOP53D3R7RQYVXCPOB435SIR4Y John

    Great news. I love Windows Phone 8.

  • nigel coldwell

    Pleased about this. it’s a shame it’s not showing on the vodafone ‘coming soon’ page. only two days to go.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=510472152 Tanay Patel

    about time

  • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social

    Hi Slate, our tech guys tell us that Portico is preinstalled.

  • Wrighty

    Hi, is this stright purchase only or are the handsets on contract available too please?

  • http://www.facebook.com/Ali.Starr Ali Cheeseman

    when will we be able to get these in stores?

  • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social

    Hi Paul. Correct, on contract.

  • Minn

    Can you please tell me if the Lumia 920 will come with free wireless charging pad like the other networks? Thanks

  • Sheraz Ahmad

    Will these be available sim-free or on pay as you go? thanks

  • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social

    Hi Minn, we’ll be announcing the full details tomorrow (6th Feb). Only one more sleep!

  • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social

    Hi Sheraz, we’ll be announcing pricing and plans imminently, so watch this space..

    • Sheraz Ahmad

      Ok cool. Do you happen to know if you’ll be stocking other colours anytime soon?

      • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social

        At the moment, we only have plans to stock the colours stated above. We’ll let you know if this changes.

  • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social

    Hi Southafrimike, we’ll be ready to take your orders in store, over the phone or online from tomorrow (6th Feb).

  • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social

    Hi Ali, you’ll be able to pick up yours tomorrow (6th Feb) in store, or order online or over the phone.

  • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social

    Hi Nigel, for all the latest on our upcoming phones, head here: http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/coming-soon

  • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social

    Hi James, we’ll be announcing the full details regarding prices and accessories tomorrow (6th Feb).

  • EJDempsey

     Erm it’s the 6th of February and there’s no sign of the the Nokia’s on the Vodafone website….

  • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social
  • http://twitter.com/HuggyTweets Andrew Peters

    Contacted vodafone and got told there are no lumias in stock????

    • http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/ Vodafone Social

      Hi Andrew. Demand currently is high, however we’re keeping the stores stocked as best we can. Keep trying.

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