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3 UK Stocking HTC Desire HD & Samsung Omnia 7

Mobile phone operator 3 UK has confirmed that it will sell the HTC Desire HD and the new Windows Phone 7 handset from Samsung, the Omnia 7.

Both models will go on sale as from today for £35 per month on a two year contract; the Internet Texter plan will offer 500 minutes, 500 texts and 1GB worth of inclusive data with an additional £3 adding an extra 400 minutes while moving to the company's £40 One Plan offer will quadruple the number of minutes.

As part of an ongoing promotion, 3 UK will also throw in 60 days worth of access to Spotify Premium, something it has been doing with PAYG mobile broadband packages as well.

The HTC Desire HD (opens in new tab) will replace the HTC Desire as the flagship Android handset for the Taiwanese handset maker. It has a 4.3-inch Super LCD touchscreen, an upgraded 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, a 8-megapixel camera with HD recording, 768MB RAM plus GPS and Android OS 2.2.

As for Samsung Omnia 7 (opens in new tab), it has a smaller 4-inch WVGA Super AMOLED screen with a 5-megapixel camera with HD video, Xbox Live design, Zune compatibility and 8GB onboard storage.

Both handsets will be delivered as from the 29th of October to those who have already preordered.

Désiré Athow
Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.