Nokia and O2 (Telefonica) today announced the Lumia 1020 in the UK. Both companies utilised the O2 Arena in London, a fitting choice for the smartphone which enables owners to capture important moments in life, including entertainment and live music. O2 strives to continue being Microsoft's most important partner in the UK, offering multiple Windows Phones for consumers.

So what's new with the Lumia 1020 in the UK? You'll be able to get your hands on one from September 25th.

The Lumia 1020 64GB version will be exclusively available on supported Telefonica networks, confirming our earlier report from July on that limited edition. This includes O2 in the UK.

Ronan Dunne, CEO O2 & Telefonica UK, took to the stage, along with Chris Webber from Nokia to unveil the Lumia Windows Phone and what makes the smartphone special compared to competing hardware.

If you're not interested in O2, Three UK have fired up pre-orders for the same device, starting at £69 on contract and £549 unlocked. As well as Europe, we've also started to cover International mobile operators teasing the upcoming release. We'll have more details to follow. Just note that you'll be able to get your hands on one before the month is out.

Vodafone, EE, Phones 4U and Carphone Warehouse will also be stocking the device.