There are at least three major UK retailers that are currently selling the Lumia 635 without contract. Carphone Warehouse is offering the handset for £129.95 plus a £10 top-up on Pay As You Go, while Clove and Unlocked Mobiles are selling the smartphone unlocked for £149.99 and £144.98, respectively. Each of these prices means over $220. Considering the fact that an off-contract Lumia 635 will be soon available in the US for just $99, British customers might feel a bit disappointed at the thought of having to pay a lot more for it.
Pricing differences aside, the Lumia 635 seems to be a pretty good entry-level handset. Its features include Windows Phone 8.1 (without Cortana for the UK at the moment), a 4.5-inch IPS display with 480 x 854 pixels, 5MP rear camera, quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 512MB of RAM, and 8GB of expandable internal memory.