I just got of these from the carphone warehouse. its unlocked.
you may have to top-up with £10 credit.
Small print on posters in shop windows say top up is not required if you're upgrading / replacing an existing handset using the same sim.
Screen 240 x 320 pixels (QVGA) 16M color TFT
Camera 5 MP with Auto focus, Geo tagging,and Touch focus
CPU 600 MHz Qualcomm MSM7227
Memory 256 MB RAM
Storage 128 MB in phone, up to 16 GB on microSDHC memory card (2 GB card included)
Quad-band GSM/GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbit/s/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Tri-band UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA: 850/1900/2100/900 MHz
Connectivity Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP
3.5mm audio jack
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g