Nokia announced that their latest smartphone, the Nokia N8 will be available online by October 15. Those who didn’t have the guts to pre-order N8, can buy it online by October 15th through Nokia’s own web store, before it’s on to a general sale starting October 22. Although the much awaited release was delayed (promised date was October 1st), the sales are going to cover UK and rest of Europe. You can buy it online and get it shipped to you immediately for €429 without a contract or €30 per month on a contract from the major carriers such as Carphone Warehouse, O2, Orange, Phones4u, T-Mobile, Tesco Phone Shops, Three Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Vodafone. It is already available in the United States in the Nokia USA website.
Packed with a handy 12 megapixel camera with Xenon flash and Carl Ziess optics, dolby surrounds and HD video recording, N8 is the flagship of Nokia’s Symbian^3 OS. Moreover, N8 has a whooping 400h standby time and a 16GB internal memory. It also comes with an ND filter, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, 50 hours music play back an much more. In a few words, “everything we were waiting for”.
Sami Lehtinen, from Nokia UK said “The Nokia N8 is one of the most innovative phones of 2010, packed with market leading features, including the best picture and video capability available on a smartphone. The reaction to the Nokia N8 continues to be phenomenal and, after all the build up, it is great to be getting it into the hands of customers.”