If you are in the UK and have been wanting to pick yourself up an Android device but are working within a tight budget, carrier O2 has a deal for you. Until the end of the month O2 will be offering both the Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 and the LG Optimus GT540 for FREE when you sign up for any contract. Now the UK has some really good deals on contracts, you can get one starting at £10.21 per month. Both the X8 and the Optimus have a 600MHz CPU, 3-inch HVGA screen and Android 1.6 (upgradeable to 2.1), the Optimus however has 256MB of RAM versus the X8′s 128MB. Now matter which one you choose you can’t really go wrong with this deal, however the Optimus has been promised an upgrade to Froyo, where as the X8 will never receive it.
As a nice little bonus, O2 will also be giving you a £50 gift certificate, redeemable at a UK retailer of your choice. this is definitely a deal to look into if you are in the UK and looking for a new device.