Nokia Lumia 925 officially goes on sale in the UK, appears on preorder for £480

The Lumia 925, which was announced by Nokia only a few weeks ago, has gone on sale in the UK with Vodafone getting the exclusivity on the 32GB black version and O2 the one on the 16GB white version.

Three and EE (which includes Orange and T-Mobile) will also get Nokia Lumia 925 SKUs. The smaller players (Tesco Mobile or Virgin Mobile), have yet to confirm whether or not they will list the 925.

Both Carphone Warehouse and Phones4U as well as a number of other independent retail outlets will ship the Lumia 925 later this month. Furthermore, Clove has put the device on preorder with an estimated delivery date for 12 June, for £480.

Nokia's new top of the range smartphone has a new metal design and has the same array of software from Nokia (HERE, Mix Radio, Music, City Lens and more.

When it comes to hardware, the Lumia 925 is fairly similar to the Lumia 920. Both are LTE capable and run on a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 SoC clocked at 1.5GHz.

Other features include 1GB of RAM, 16GB onboard storage, a 4.5in 1,280 x 768 pixel display, Gorilla display, a 2,000mAh battery, an 8.7-megapixel PureView camera with OIS and full HD recording.

Check out our review of the Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone 8 Smartphone here.