Nokia N8 Finally Gets a UK Release Date and a Price Tag Too

September 8, 2010, By Atul Roach

This may not be a news as big as the iPhone 4 or HTC Incredible release date, but it means a lot to the Nokia appreciators who have long been expecting the smartphone announcement from the Finnish giant. The Symbian^3 OS blessed Nokia N8 has finally got a UK release date and it will be up for grabs as early as the last week of this month.

The September last wek availability is for people who wish to order it through the on-line Nokia stores while the ones expecting it with the UK retailers will have to begin inquiring October 1st onwards. Nokia has had a tough time in the smartphone market and it has high hopes from the Symbian flagship that will look to compete with the likes of the iPhone and Galaxy S.

Nokia N8 will bear a price tag of £429 SIM free, or free with £35 per month contract. If the N8 turns out to be a success, Nokia will have to make sure that it pushes a drive to add numerous more applications to the Ovi Store which cannot be currently compared with the iOS or Android base.

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