iPhone UK launch: Everything you need to know about Apple's plans

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So, Steve Jobs jetted over to London for this morning’s iPhone UK launch, announcing that the handset goes on sale on 9th November exclusively on O2, costing £269 if you sign up to an 18-month contract. We’ve been covering the launch in-depth, as you’d expect.

For the basic details of the UK iPhone, read our news story. If you want to see how things panned out at the launch, check Susi’s liveblog. Meanwhile, Alex has been doing the sums to work out exactly how much a UK iPhone will cost you in the long run.

We’ve been looking into Apple’s deal with The Cloud giving iPhone owners free access to over 7,500 Wi-Fi hotspots in the UK – see our analysis, as well as our thoughts on what it means for Apple’s partnership with Starbucks, and comparing O2’s iPhone/iTunes combo with Vodafone’s MusicStation service.

Susi’s also been shooting video in and around the launch, including a hands-on with the iPhone itself, and some Vox Pops with passing Regent Street shoppers. Meanwhile, Alex was capturing footage of Stevie J doing his launch thang.

Don’t forget iPhonic, Shiny Media’s dedicated iPhone blog…

Stuart Dredge