Nokia N9 now sold in the States via Expansys, costs $690
Even though Nokia said it won't officially sell the MeeGo-running Nokia N9 stateside, retailer Expansys has taken care of customers by bringing the much anticipated devices to US shores. And you can get yours now, but it's offered only unlocked, which means that you don't get a carrier subsidy and have to pay the full retail price, which stands at $690. But in exchange, you're granted carrier freedom and no 2-yearly ties.
The Nokia N9 is a GSM handset, which translates into compatibility with such US carriers like AT&T, T-Mobile and Simple Mobile with 3G enabled. The $690 price applies to the 16 gig model of the Nokia N9.
If you're still making your mind up about the handset, you'd want to check out our in-depth review of the Nokia N9, which will help you make an informed decision. Put in a nutshell, though, the N9 offers stellar calm convex design and a colorful polycarbonate body, but the real highlight is MeeGo – an all-touch experience that you'd love for its simplicity, but hate for its lack of apps if you care about them. The N9 also has a pretty capable 8-megapixel camera on its back to round up the package.
Excited? There seem to be only limited supplies, so you'd better hurry up if you really want this device and share your feelings about it in the comments below.