Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone available on £20.50 contracts

Online retailer, Mobileshop.com, sells the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone (or phablet) for £20.50 per month, without any upfront fee and on a two year contract on Orange's network. That's total cost of ownership of £492, an outlay, which provides you either with 200 minutes, unlimited texts and 100MB data allowance or 100 minutes, unlimited texts and 500MB data allowance.

The Galaxy Note 2 was unveiled at IFA in Germany last year and is set to be replaced by the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phablet, one that may well be announced later this month at a special event which will be held in Earl's Court, London. The third model in the popular Note family is said to have a full HD 6in display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC.

The Note 2 comes with a 5.5in Super AMOLED HD display with a 1,280 x 720 pixel resolution, a quad-core system-on-chip clocked at 1.6GHz, 2GB of RAM, an 8-megapixel rear camera, a S-Pen stylus, a 3,100mAh battery, a front facing 1.9-megapixel front facing camera, a microSD card slot, a 9.4mm thickness and a weight of merely 180g. Read our review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone here.