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LG Optimus 7 E900 Now Available For £148

If you do not fancy the Nokia Lumia 710 - the cheapest Windows Phone mobile in the country at £140 - but still want to experience Microsoft's mobile operating system, then consider the LG Optimus 7 E900, which can now be had from Expansys for only £148.

The phone is unbranded and unlocked and has a Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 clocked at 1GHz, a slower chip than the one on the Lumia 710.

It does however have a twice the onboard memory (16GB) and a bigger battery capacity at 1500mAh.The rest is pretty standard, a five megapixel camera with AF and LED flash, DLNA compatibility, a 3.8-inch 800 by 480 pixels capacitive touchscreen display, HD video recording, GPS, Microsoft Office, Bing, Xbox Live, Zune and Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.

The Lumia 710 still has the upper hand when it comes to the extra featrues luke Nokia Music, Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive and Nokia contracts transfer, free applications that can only be found on Nokia's smartphone.

Source : Expansys (opens in new tab)

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 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.