Amazon offering unlocked Nokia N9 to be shipped September 23rd
0. phoneArena 15 Aug 2011, 02:29 posted on
While the Nokia N9 will not be offered by U.S. carriers, it can be purchased unlocked through Amazon.com for $500 for a 16GB model or $650 for a 64GB variant; the first MeeGo phone is also the first pure touchscreen phone with nary a button on the front of the device...
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1. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)
At least the people who want's this phone in the US can get it.
2. xenover (Posts: 170; Member since: 27 May 2011)
Those limitations to US, UK and Germany don't mean anything. People always find a way, an online store, to buy this device. Nokia simply isn't releasing it officially.
And yes, it IS a very di*k move by Nokia.
3. Mat4Maemo (unregistered)
Yeah man, but Nokia decided not to use American carriers mainly because of WP7,5_Mango, is a big deal for them. Nokia N9, may be a great phone, may have a potential because of new cross-platform system, Maemo, but unfortunately Microsoft is Microsoft, can anyone, except Google and Apple, compete with them?
4. fulminatrix (unregistered)
The name of the seller is Hot Gadgets, it is a brand new seller with no history, supposedly comes from UK, has no webpage, neither can you find any info about him.
C´mon Phonearena, are you really so desperate to publish as many articles as possible, or you just don´t do any research to verify the credibility of your sources?
Amazon.de has the N9 on pre-order for 619 EUR and a credible UK online retailer has it for 519 pounds.
5. phone1234 (unregistered)
I would love to get this phone. But the only thing I'm worried about is that since Nokia isn't releasing the N9 to the U.S which means they won't support any update(*bug fix, new features, etc) available for the phone even through the Nokia Suite program, right? Because my friend can't update her Nokia C3-01 Touch Type anymore because Nokia pulled Symbian support out of the US. Anyone that knows about this, you're welcome to reply.
6. fulminatrix (unregistered)
Don´t worry. If you buy this phone e.g. from UK and don´t mess up with its FW, you will receive the same level of support as customers in UK.
It doesn´t really matter where you reside, important is the FW version. In other words, which version of the phone you have (for which region). For example If I bought a phone in France and then moved to Canada, all updates would be available for me as soon as they become available in France.
7. Rob (unregistered)
My Nokia n900 is all touchscreen, no buttons on front
11. heh (unregistered)
Then u slide down the keyboard and... BOOOM!! THIRTY-EIGHT BUTTONS!
8. marc (unregistered)
@rob the n900 is actually more in the line of a internet tablet or a mobile computer. as u can see from its roots the n800,n810 etc were all internet tablets
9. sbw (unregistered)
phonearena there isnt a 32gb version of the n9 do u mean $650 for the 64gb version?
10. vvelez5 (Posts: 623; Member since: 29 Jan 2011)
Well I'm back on. Looks like I will be getting a Nokia Windows Phone with my upgrade and also get the N9 from Amazon. I'm OK with this.
12. arunkumar (Posts: 1; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)
i like n9 wen it launch in india, plzz,, try to launch it soon as possible plz....., and wat price in india ???
13. DanyInfra (unregistered)
There is no 32GB variant... only 16GB and 64 GB.