Pre-orders for the Nokia 808 PureView in the UK reveal a $711 price tag

Pre-orders for the Nokia 808 PureView in the UK reveal a $711 price tag
Last time we heard about the Nokia 808 PureView, we reported that Nokia started accepting pre-orders in Europe – where it’s believed to arrive sometime in May. This time around, we’re getting word regarding its impending availability in the UK courtesy of mobile online retailer Clove UK.

Instead of the $785 cost associated with Nokia’s pre-order, Clove UK is only asking $711 (£449 excluding VAT) for its pre-orders. Although it’s a hairline less, it’s still one heavy investment that’s sure to drain a huge chunk of your pockets – then again, it does stand out immensely for its 41-megapixel camera. Sure, the Nokia Lumia 900 might be getting a lot more exposure right now, but if you’re more concerned about image quality with photos, you ought to check this baby out.

Just as a refresher if nothing but the Lumia 900 has gotten into your head, the Nokia 808 PureView features a 4” nHD (640 x 360) AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass, 16GB internal storage, microSD card slot, 41-megapixel camera with Xenon flash, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, DLNA, and a 1,400 mAh battery.

Pre-orders for the Nokia 808 PureView in the UK reveal a $711 price tag
Unfortunately, Clove UK doesn’t have a definitive release date for the Nokia 808 PureView. Nevertheless, it’ll more than likely arrive sometime in May as previous rumors have suggested.

source: Clove UK (1 & 2)

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808 PureView
  • Display 4.0" 360 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 41 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1400 mAh(6.50h 3G talk time)

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21 Comments

1. DroidGod

Posts: 48; Member since: Jul 09, 2011

Sooooo your paying for the camera

2. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

it isnt better than android tho... right? lol -SGSIII May 3rd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

17. sadaivadai

Posts: 156; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

U are not any different from a apple fanboy ..

21. Hlorri

Posts: 40; Member since: May 07, 2008

Symbian is a more versatile OS than Android; there is more built-in functionality in Symbian/Nokia phones. Little details such as a more complete Bluetooth stack, better USB connectivity (especially with Nokia provided tools such as Multimedia Transfer, iSync plugin, etc etc), native WebDAV support for remote filesystem browsing, etc. Then there is the fact that Nokia keeps producing the best cameras. For this reason alone, the only think that would make me trade in my current N8 would be this puppy. Of course, with Elop having hijacked the company and turning it into one last-ditch futile marketing apparatus for Windows Phone, there is already a glut in new applications being developed. For instance, we don't see Angry Birds Space (yet? ever?). Even though Nokia themselves develop some of the best applications on the planet (think: Maps, Internet Radio, Public Transport, Situations...), this is not the plaform for app junkies anymore. Sad to say, even if I get the 808 (and it will be difficult here in the US; grey market/no warranty) it will likely be my last Symbian^H^H^H^H^H^H^H Nokia phone. :(

3. hamids9898 unregistered

Free for phonearena Right . Have you got mobile for a review

4. windowsRocks

Posts: 155; Member since: Oct 28, 2011

Does Nokia Still Believe that Symbian Can Catch Smartphone Market?

6. Snoobab

Posts: 175; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

No, but that camera and rich recording technology sure can!!!

12. -RVM-

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Question is, when "smartphone market" will catch Symbian in terms of functionality and battery effectivity.

16. Snoobab

Posts: 175; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

+1 Haters gonna hate

5. ron1niro

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

I will buy this phone, even though i live in the Us where it is not going to launch, i will find a wy to have it in my hands.

7. the_s2

Posts: 239; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

For all the haters, Belle is not S60v5! The platform has evolved a lot!

8. CharlieAtInfinity

Posts: 253; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

Better buy a proper DSLR camera for that price!! that price-tag is huge!!

10. -RVM-

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

yeah, because it's great to run around 24/7 with your DSLR camera around the neck....

13. SleepingOz unregistered

Although that most of the diehard nokia fanboys have moved to the WP bandwagon, I'm glad to see that there're still some who are and will always defend the nearly dead symbian.

19. chapizzo

Posts: 116; Member since: Sep 13, 2011

Symbian being discontinued by nokia doesn't make it any less functional. Infact, the are still working on it and rolling out more update.

20. -RVM-

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I don't think most of nokia fans moved to WP. Many of them still can't live without much more open, battery effective and customizable Symbian (not saying that WP doesn't have it's own strenghts - i have both N8 and Lumia 800 so i can compare).

18. chapizzo

Posts: 116; Member since: Sep 13, 2011

And you can also make calls, listen to music, browse the web. All that on your DSLR camera. You got to love this baby.

15. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

None of my DSLRs (let alone my film SLRs) fit in my pocket, access the internet, or make phone calls.

9. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Symbian eww

11. -RVM-

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Yea, still one of the most functional and open OS (together with Android), and most battery effective.

14. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

This is not worth £500 more like £400???????

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