The Carphone Warehouse has announced it will offer a titanium-coloured BlackBerry Curve 8900 exclusively from Tuesday 16 December, from free on a £35 a month contract with O2 or handset only for £399.99.

The phone debuts in the UK today from T-Mobile who will offer the device free to those who sign up to a £35 contract which gives users unlimited push email and web browsing.

Vodafone has told Pocket-lint they should be getting the device in time for Christmas, but has not confirmed details.

O2 had previously announced that the 8900 will be available to customers from 5 January 2009 from free up to £234 depending on tariffs.