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UK MOBILE RETAILER Phones 4u has started taking pre-orders for the Nokia Lumia 930 smartphone.
Coming just days after Carphone Warehouse kicked off its pre-orders for the Windows Phone 8.1 device, Phones 4u is also offering the smartphone ahead of its 17 July release date.
On the Phones 4u website, the Nokia Lumia 930 can be picked up on a number of different Vodafone tariffs. The cheapest is a £30.50 offering, which comes with a free Lumia 930, 600 minutes, unlimited texts and 500MB of monthly data. However, 4G is not included in this tariff.
For those after 4G, the Lumia 930 can be picked up for free on a £35.50 tariff, which included unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 4GB of monthly data.
What's more, Phones 4u is the only retailer to offer the Lumia 930 in white, having secured an exclusive on the model. It also appears to be offering a better freebie bundle than most, which includes a portable wireless charger, a portable Bluetooth speaker, a Nokia Treasure Tag and a £20 Windows Store voucher.
For those not keen on a Vodafone contract, Carphone Warehouse is also offering the Lumia 930 on tariffs with EE and O2. O2 is offering unlimited texts, minutes and 1GB of 4G data for £33 a month, while EE is offering 2GB of data for £34.99 per month.
The Nokia Lumia 930 is the second phone, after the Lumia 630, to ship running Windows Phone 8.1, giving it support for custom wallpapers, Microsoft's Action Center and the firm's new Word Flow keyboard.
Besides its sofware, the Lumia 930 boasts a 5in HD 1080p touchscreen powered by a quad-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with 2GB of RAM, along with a 20MP rear-facing camera, 4G LTE support and a 2,420mAh battery.
Check out our full roundup of Lumia 930 pricing, release date and availability details, or our full Nokia Lumia 930 review. µ
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