Nokia N8 advertised during Oscars, still not available on any US carrier

Nokia N8 advertised during Oscars, still not available on any US carrier

“King's Speech” dominated the 83rd Oscars yesterday at least within one certain dream and not that of aballet dancer, but what most gadget-geeky folk found even moreinteresting was the ads. You surely noticed the Nokia commercial,which advertises the company's current flagship, the N8, whichcuriously enough is available on zero U.S. carriers. Our unforgetfulmind also kindly reminds us that Symbian was deemed a “burningplatform”, which Nokia plans to abandon in the not-so-distantfuture, or was it a dream within a dream?

You might know that the carrier isutterly underrepresented on the U.S. market, but could this ad doanything to change that? At the current price of $399 off contracton Amazon the phone is double the price of your usual subsidized smartphone. Inreturn, you get the reigning leader in camera phones with the freedomto choose a carrier and no strings attached. We leave to you the decision, but in themeantime check out the ad once again and remember not to attempt bullriding. Seriously.

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  • Display 3.5 inches
    640 x 360 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP (Single camera)
    0.3 MP VGA front
  • Hardware , 0.25GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1200 mAh
  • OS Symbian Belle


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