HTC 8S now available on Three UK for only £17 on contract, £180 unlocked

imageIt seems the age of affordable and even cheap Windows Phone 8 handsets is now really upon us.

Three UK has announced that they will be carrying the HTC 8S online and in all their stores.

The Windows Phone 8S by HTC is available for £19 a month with no upfront cost on the Ultimate Internet 100 plan, which gives you all you can eat data and 5000 texts and 100 min talk time or for £17 a month with no upfront cost on the Essential Internet 100 plan, which offers 250 MB of data and the same voice and text bundle,  both with a guarantee of no surprise out-of-bundle data charges.

Sylvia Chind, Head of Devices at Three said, "The 8S offers great all-round performance and coupled with our straightforward and affordable plans with no surprise-out of-bundle data charges, you’ll be able to enjoy the best experience on Three".

The device is also available on Pay As You Go for £179.99 plus a top up. All in One 15 costs £15 and gives 30-day access to all-you-can-eat data along with 300 any-network minutes and 3,000 texts. Or All in One 25 costs £25 and offers 500 minutes, 3,000 texts and all-you-can-eat data for a 30-day period.

See the device and plans at 3 UK here.

Via Engadget.com