Following Apple's launch of the iPhone "3GS", official UK retailer Carphone Warehouse has confirmed pre-order plans for the new handset.

Due to launch in the UK (as well as in the US) on 19 June, eager iPhone-owner wannabes will be able to pre-order the mobile from Wednesday 10 June 2009 from www.carphonewarehouse.com/iphone.

Exact tariff details for the new phone are to be confirmed, but we know that here in the UK, official iPhone operator O2 has revealed the iPhone 3GS 16GB will cost up to £184.98 depending on which tariff you take, with the 32GB setting you back up to £274.23 - clearly a premium price tag for the new, tweaked mobile.

As well as a faster processor, and up to 7.2Mbps, the iPhone 3GS will offer an improved 3-megapixel camera complete with video capture, as well as voice control commands.