Major catalogue retailer Argos has started selling low cost smartphones and tablets by UK OEM Bush.
The Bush Sim Free Mobile phone is a WVGA Windows Phone 8.1 handset with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor (presumably the 200 variety) with 512 MB RAM, 4 Gb storage which can be expanded up to 64 GB, rear and front-facing camera, WIFI and 3G, and 540 min talk time, 34 h standby time.
The handset costs £69.95 in UK and 89,95 Euro in Ireland.
Argos is also selling an 8 inch Windows 8.1 tablet for £129.99 that runs on a Intel Baytrail processor, has a 1280×800 pixel screen, 16 GB of storage and one USB port. The tablet claims 6 hours battery life, is 8.6 mm thin and weighs less than a pound at 330g.
Via Techiebuzzireland, thanks jimboireland for the tip.