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  • One Direction head to Nokia, we go hands-on
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    One Direction head to Nokia, we go hands-on

    By 19 September 2011

    No doubt revelling from topping the charts, the boys of One Direction can celebrate a deal with Nokia too. That’s right, it appears that One Direction - Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - are getting a couple of...

  • Vodafone Palm Pre 3 on sale at Carphone Warehouse
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    Vodafone Palm Pre 3 on sale at Carphone Warehouse

    By 2 September 2011

    The HP Pre3 has gone on sale in the UK at Carphone Warehouse, the phone retailer has told Pocket-lint. The phone, which has had a bumpy ride after HP announced that it was dumping all webOS hardware on the eve of the Pre 3 launch, is only available on...

  • The Carphone Warehouse nabs LG Optimus 3D exclusive launch
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    The Carphone Warehouse nabs LG Optimus 3D exclusive launch

    By 29 June 2011

    The world's first 3D smartphone is landing in the UK on 7 July, and to be more specific it's landing exclusively at the Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy. The handset dealer has revealed that pre-orders for the Froyo (Gingerbread should be coming soon)...

  • Motorola Wilder: Budget phone for on the go
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    Motorola Wilder: Budget phone for on the go

    By 8 June 2011

    The Motorola Wilder isn't likely to score highly in any benchmarking tests. It's not exactly stylish and it's hardly cutting edge. But at less than £50, it could be the perfect phone for you, or your kids, ahead of the festival / holiday season. The...

  • HTC ChaCha: Pre-order your Facebook phone now
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    HTC ChaCha: Pre-order your Facebook phone now

    By 25 May 2011

    Facebook fans - did you think that you were going to have to wait until 26 June to get poking on the HTC Cha Cha? Well, think again as the Carphone Warehouse has opened up a pre-orders page for the Gingerbread device - with delivery expected to be the...

  • VIDEO: Motorola Xoom-zoomed around town
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    VIDEO: Motorola Xoom-zoomed around town

    By 4 May 2011

    Product launch promos have gone extreme as of late. You may have recently seen Pocket-lint's very own Dan Sung throwing himself out of an aeroplane all in the name of unboxing the Samsung Galaxy S II, and now it's the Motorola Xoom's turn to go off (and...

  • LG Optimus Pad to cost £799 in UK at Carphone Warehouse
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    LG Optimus Pad to cost £799 in UK at Carphone Warehouse

    By 29 April 2011

    Carphone Warehouse has priced the LG Optimus Pad, expected to go on sale in the UK very shortly at £799. The price, listed on the retailers website, matches previous reports that the 3D capable tablet would be expensive. In Europe the devices has been...

  • HTC Flyer: £600 and coming May, says Carphone Warehouse
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    HTC Flyer: £600 and coming May, says Carphone Warehouse

    By 12 April 2011

    Carphone Warehouse has joined UK retailer Clove in pricing and dating the HTC Flyer in the UK. HTC’s tablet will cost £600 when it launches in May. The news means that the single-core, stylus-touting tablet - which runs HTC Sense - will be more expensive...

  • Phones4U: Just one iPad 2 per store...
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    Phones4U: Just one iPad 2 per store...

    By 25 March 2011

    Looking for an iPad 2 are we? Well if you’re thinking of getting one from Phones4U then you'd better be quick. Our man on the street has just found out that Phones4U will be getting just one iPad 2 per store. That's just 50 units for its 50 nationwide...

  • Royal Wedding mobile phone: Chavtastic handset ahoy
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    Royal Wedding mobile phone: Chavtastic handset ahoy

    By 21 March 2011

    If you're a staunch royalist, a collector of royal memorabilia, or just a chav (possibly all three), then you may be interested in the Royal Wedding edition Alcatel One Touch mobile phone that the Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy will be flogging in order...

  • 3G Motorola Xoom - Yours for £599.99
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    3G Motorola Xoom - Yours for £599.99

    By 14 March 2011

    The Carphone Warehouse has come clean with the pricing for 2011's mostly hotly anticipated tablet (that doesn't contain fruit) - revealing that the 3G enabled Motorola Xoom will sell in the UK for a penny shy of £600. At £599.99, the Carphone Warehouse...

  • HTC Incredible S   review
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    HTC Incredible S review

    By 10 March 2011

    The HTC Incredible has broken out of the US, had an “S” refresh and landed on our fair British isles. It’s the first of a refreshed line of handsets from HTC, riding high on what was an excellent 2010. But does the first arrival bring with it a...

  • Sarah Harding goths up for HTC Incredible S launch
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    Sarah Harding goths up for HTC Incredible S launch

    By 4 March 2011

    The HTC Incredible S was launched in The Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy yesterday, and normally-blonde Girls Aloud member Sarah Harding even went as far as to dye her hair black to match the handset. Featuring in both the initial photoshoot and being...

  • Motorola Xoom hits UK shops Q2 2011
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    Motorola Xoom hits UK shops Q2 2011

    By 17 February 2011

    The flagship Honeycomb device, the Motorola Xoom, will land in the UK in Q2 2011 in both 3G and Wi-Fi flavours. Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy will be offering up the 3G and Wi-Fi option (and obviously the data contracts to go with it) whilst Currys...

  • BlackBerry Curve 3G goes pink for Valentine's Day
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    BlackBerry Curve 3G goes pink for Valentine's Day

    By 1 February 2011

    Not content with rubbing Apple's nose in it by releasing a couple of white handset variations, Research in Motion has now also come to the table with another coloured device - a pink version of the BlackBerry Curve 3G. The pink handset (officially labelled...

  • Google Nexus S price slashed
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    Google Nexus S price slashed

    By 20 December 2010

    The Carphone Warehouse has dramatically slashed the price of the Google Nexus S by £120 - down by almost 22 per cent to £429.99 for a SIM-free handset. We haven't received word from our CPW contacts as to why the price has been altered, or indeed if...

  • VIDEO: Tinchy Stryder iPad jam session
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    VIDEO: Tinchy Stryder iPad jam session

    By 13 December 2010

    Look, we know that this is heavily staged, alright. But it's still cool nevertheless. And a clever little PR ploy from The Carphone Warehouse. And, although it was probably recorded in a studio before hand, you can't argue that the "impromptu" iPad jamming...

  • Google Nexus S: Pre-order now
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    Google Nexus S: Pre-order now

    By 10 December 2010

    The world's first Gingerbread (Android 2.3) device has gone on pre-order over at the Carphone Warehouse, with O2, Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone all offering the device on their networks. You can pick up the phone for free on 24-month, £35-a-month deals...

  • Google Samsung Nexus S gets official
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    Google Samsung Nexus S gets official

    By 6 December 2010

    The Nexus S is official. And, obviously, so now is Google Android 2.3 - codenamed Gingerbread. The super smartphone will hit the Carphone Warehouse in the UK later this month (limited availability before Christmas), free of charge on £35 a month contracts,...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab: UK prices trickle through
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    Samsung Galaxy Tab: UK prices trickle through

    By 1 November 2010

    So, it's the big launch day for the 7-inch iPad-killing machine, the Samsung Galaxy Tab, and the price plans are slowly (and we mean slowly) trickling out. First out of the blocks is Three, albeit through the Carphone Warehouse with nothing yet official...

  • EXCLUSIVE: Carphone Warehouse and Phones4u miss out on Windows Phone 7 launch
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    EXCLUSIVE: Carphone Warehouse and Phones4u miss out on Windows Phone 7 launch

    By 20 October 2010

    Carphone Warehouse and Phones4u won't be stocking Windows Phone 7 handsets on Microsoft's big launch day, 21 October, Pocket-lint has learnt. The news will come as a massive blow to readers looking to snap up the new Windows Phone 7 handsets at either...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab: £70 cheaper at the Carphone Warehouse
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    Samsung Galaxy Tab: £70 cheaper at the Carphone Warehouse

    By 19 October 2010

    Back at the beginning of October Pocket-lint got official word from the DSG Group (the chaps who own Dixons, Currys and PC World) regarding the RRP for the Samsung Galaxy Tab - £599.99 for a contract-free option. But now, The Carphone Warehouse has gone...

  • Dinky Powermat 1x for iPhone 3G/3GS arrives
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    Dinky Powermat 1x for iPhone 3G/3GS arrives

    By 3 August 2010

    An iPhone 3G/3GS-specific Powermat has, exclusively, hit Carphone Warehouses up and down the UK today (3 August). Unlike many of its stable-mates, the Powermat 1x will dock with only one (iPhone) sleeve, but is small, discrete and features the same wireless...

  • Carphone Warehouse celebrates Music Anywhere with The Hoosiers
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    Carphone Warehouse celebrates Music Anywhere with The Hoosiers

    By 2 August 2010

    3 August sees the launch of Carphone Warehouse's own music streaming service, Music Anywhere, and to celebrate, the phone retailer staged an intimate gig with The Hoosiers in its Oxford Street, London store. The band played a few of its best known tracks,...

  • Nokia C6 available unlocked
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    Nokia C6 available unlocked

    By 26 July 2010

    Nokia is now selling its C6 social networking-friendly handset on its official online store, completely unlocked, and ready to be matched with whatever network you choose. The phone, available in either black and white, is available for £289 all in,...