Folks who live in the UK are particularly lucky these days, since they’ll get to purchase a HTC Desire HD or BlackBerry Torch 9800 unit these days, of course SIM-free. Desire HD is available online via Devicewire, a retailer that sells the smartphone for 580 EUR.
BlackBerry Torch 9800 is also available in the UK, via Expansys, for 562 EUR and last time we checked there were 26 units left in stock. Reasons to love the Desire HD? Plenty: 4.3 inch S-LCD touchscreen, 768MB RAM, WiFi, DLNA, 8MP camera, Android 2.2, Snapdragon 1GHz CPU, multitouch and HSDPA 14.4Mbps.
The Torch is appealing because it comes with a 3.2 inch multitouch screen, an optical trackpad, 512MB RAM, 4GB storage, WiFi, a 5MP camera, BB OS 6.0 and a 624MHz CPU.