The affordable Microsoft Lumia 550, which was announced by the company last month along with the the Lumia 950 and 950 XL flagship smartphones, is now up for pre-orders in the UK.
Both Carphone Warehouse and Clove have the phone listed on their website. While the former is asking £89.99 for the unlocked version (and £9.50/month if you choose to purchase on contract), the latter is selling the SIM-free version for £82.50 (£99.00 including taxes). Another retailer Unlocked Mobiles is also taking pre-orders for the handset, offering it for £95.00 (including taxes).
As for availability, while Carphone Warehouse is asking customers to expect the delivery by December 8, both Clove and Unlocked Mobiles have listed December 10 as the date.