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Nokia N8: US Release Date Confirmed – Will you get one?

We have some great news for those of you looking to pick up the Nokia N8 smartphone, as an exec for the company has revealed a solid release date for when orders will start shipping in the US.

As reported from Engadget, Nokia’s Tapani Kaskinen revealed in a Finnish newspaper that the Nokia N8 would start shipping on September 30th, meaning that pre-orders are likely to reach customers in the first week of October.

In case you needed a quick refresh, the N8 is a 12MP smartphone, which will be running Symbian^3 and will come equipped with a 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen. Other notable features include 16GB internal memory, HDMI out and 720p video recording.

It is still available to pre-order in the US, priced at $549 – hit this link for the product page at Nokia USA. How many of you will you be going for this though, knowing that there are much better handsets available on the market?

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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Yes i’m interested in getting the phone definately but does the Nokia N8 have turn by turn navigation ?


My information is that the battery in the N8 is changeable by the user. Requires screw driver but it looked very easy to do. Also we seem to move on before the batteries are shot anyway.


objective journalism by A-lan:
"How many of you will you be going for this though, knowing that there are much better handsets available on the market?"

could you alan pls tell me the phone that's much better for me?


Other info suggest that a 9/23 pre-order will be available for UK and you can get is on the 30th of September as well. N8 phone Launch Impressions


I hate carrying multiple gadgets around. The N8 has a real camera with a real flash and HD video and easy HDMI hookup to show off the results. It has voice turn-by-turn navigation free for life. No, it's not as good as a real compact point-and-shoot or flip video cam or Garmin navigation unit, but it's a lot better than what you will get on almost any other phone. It can also switch between 3G from AT&T and T-mobile. No idea about Symbian 3, but the OS and apps and stuff aren't as important to me as the typical iPhone… Read more »


You asked: "How many of you will you be going for this though, knowing that there are much better handsets available on the market?" I will be getting one but the terms — much better — is relative. For instance, as it applies to me, what other phone is out there that you can add a memory card to if you want more memory (cannot with an Iphone), can sync your contacts on your computer (Mac or PC) natively (Android phones make you use Gmail), whose battery you can remove/replace without having to send it back to the manufacturer (not… Read more »

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