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EE launches two new affordable smartphones

EE has announced two new affordable own-brand smartphones to add to its roster.

The UK’s biggest mobile network already offers the 4.5-inch EE Kestrel, but now it’s going bigger and higher spec with the Harrier and Harrier Mini.

The Harrier is evidently the network’s new affordable flagship device. It sports a 5.2-inch 1080p display, an octa-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm processor, a 13-megapixel camera, and a 2500mAh battery.

Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Harrier naturally supports EE’s 4G network with a CAT 4 chipset. It will also support EE’s recently announced Wi-Fi Calling feature, which will launch this summer.

Meanwhile, the Harrier Mini is an altogether more compact proposition. It features a 4.7-inch 720p display, a 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor, and an 8-megapixel camera.

Both of these phones have been priced aggressively, as you might imagine. The Harrier will cost £199.99 on PAYG, while the Harrier Mini will set you back £99.99.

The Harrier and the Harrier Mini will be available to buy from EE on April 28.

In addition to expanding its smartphone line-up, EE has announced the Osprey 2 and the Osprey 2 Mini – two new 4G Wi-Fi devices that will be available from early May.

The Osprey 2 provides a mobile 4G mobile internet hotspot for up to ten devices, with a large 5150mAh battery providing up to 15 hours of connectivity. That battery can also be used to recharge your phone or tablet.

Read More: What is Wi-Fi Calling?

You probably guessed it from the name, but the Osprey 2 Mini offers a similar thing, but in a more compact package.

The Osprey 2 will cost £69.99 on PAYG, which includes 6GB data, or free on a £15 per month contract with 3GB of data. The Osprey 2 Mini can be had on an identical contract, or for £49.99 on PAYG.

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