Android Central dropped us an email today to let us know that the HTC One SV can now be pre ordered SIM-free in the UK. And it comes with a pretty decent  price tag -- £329.98 including VAT.

Shipping is expected on Jan. 2, although due to the holidays I would imagine that there could be some movement on that date. However, if you have had your eye on this one it would make sense to get your orders in quick. We already know that the 4G device will be arriving with EE in the UK, but if you prefer to go SIM only, this could be the perfect solution for you.

Spec-wise the HTC One SV falls nicely into the mid-range category, with its 4.3 inch SuperLCD2 display, 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 CPU with 1GB of RAM, 5-megapixel camera and 8GB of onboard storage which is expandable with a microSD card.

The only downside to the device is that it is shipping with Ice Cream Sandwich and when it will get an update to Jelly Bean is anyone's guess. That said, it still looks to be quite a beauty, and if you "need" an LTE Android device then this could be a decent option.

You can pre-order the HTC One SV from here.