First Nokia let us know that the N8 had begun shipping and now they have returned with yet another press release offering more details. This latest announces the the Nokia N8 will be available for online purchase (not a pre-order) as of October 15th for £429 SIM free. In addition it will also be price on contract from £30 per month. Otherwise, those looking to make an in-store purchase will have to wait about a week longer, until October 22nd. At that time the Nokia N8 will then be found in and with the Carphone Warehouse, O2, Orange, Phones4u, T-Mobile, Tesco Phone Shops, Three Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Vodafone.
Keep reading to check out the full press release…
NOKIA N8 GOES ON SALE!
London, October 6th – The much-anticipated Nokia N8, the must-have smartphone for the latest Ovi Store apps, will be available to purchase on the 22nd October from the Carphone Warehouse, O2, Orange, Phones4u, T-Mobile, Tesco Phone Shops, Three Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Vodafone .
The Nokia N8 smartphone will also be available online for immediate delivery at http://shop.nokia.co.uk/ from the 15th October, for £429 SIM free or on contract from £30 per month.
The Nokia N8 will come packed with a range of brand new, exclusive content from the Ovi Store including BBC iPlayer, enabling catch up on the last seven days of BBC radio and television. Specifically designed for the Nokia N8 to make the most of the device’s features, the app has the same functionality as the online version of BBC iPlayer.
The Nokia N8 offers amazing functionality and usability:
· New and exclusive Ovi apps including X Factor and LoveFilm
· 12 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and Xenon flash
· Record HD quality videos; edit using a unique, built-in editing suite and play-back with Dolby Digital Plus surround sound
· Connect to your social networks and view live feeds from Facebook and Twitter in a single app directly, via up to three personalised home screens
· Flick scrolling and pinch-to-zoom, plus a faster and more responsive user interface.
Sami Lehtinen, Group Manager, Nokia UK, says, “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.”