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Nokia Lumia 820 Windows Phone 8 handset down to £380

You can get Nokia’s stunning Windows Phone 8 handset, the Lumia 820, SIM-free, from Carphone Warehouse for as little as £380 with free delivery and a free wireless charging plate (plus free Windows 8 PC Upgrade for your computer).

The smartphone, which was launched in New York back in September, comes with a 4.3in display that boasts 800x480 resolution and ClearBlack technology, a dual-core Snapdragon MSM8260 system-on-chip clocked at 1.5GHz, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, a microSD card slot and a microUSB port.

There’s also an 8-megapixel camera with a Carl Zeiss lens and a Smart Shoot feature that allows you to take multiple pictures with one click. It offers dual LED flash, full HD video recording and a front facing camera, as well as 4G, NFC, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.

As for bundled apps, there’s Nokia Drive, Nokia Music, Nokia City lens, Nokia Mix Radio and Nokia Music. Windows Phone 8 comes with its own array of apps by default like Microsoft Office, Xbox, Bing and more.

Nokia says that the phone has a talktime of up to 480 minutes on 3G. Check out our hands-on the Nokia Lumia 820 and its bigger brother, the Lumia 920.

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