Palm Pre to hit UK shelves on 30 October?

If you've resisted the iPhone 3G S and HTC's Hero, preferring to hold out for Palm Pre your wait may be over at the end of October.Rumours circling th

Rumours circling the internet are suggesting the highly-anticipated handset (and rumoured iPhone killer) is set to hit UK shelves on Friday 30 October.

O2 managers have been given the date by head office, according to, which would tie up with a German O2 advert that suggested an October release date.

It's also a Friday, which is the day O2 has been known to release big name handsets, including the iPhone.

The question is will O2 hang on to iPhone exclusivity while it's waiting for Palm Pre to arrive? Documents seen by Website Mobile Entertainment apparently suggested the exclusivity deal would end on 9 October.

We'll be keeping our ear to the ground on this one, and as always will be keeping you in the loop with any news we get. Be sure to check out our full review of the Palm Pre to help you decide whether it'll be worth the 10 week wait.

Via: Macworld