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Orange Switzerland to unleash the Nokia N9 on September 15th

01 August, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
Orange Switzerland to unleash the Nokia N9 on September 15th - read the full textAs you may be aware, the N9 is the swan-song device that represents the end of the Nokia/MeeGo marriage. A fitting end but still a sad one to be sure. The N9 has received plenty of praise during its pre-release life from reviewers and industry types to boot. Even we have had the pleasure of...


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Why would they limit the distribution of the N9. Eff Elop and his damn WP7! Nokia went down last time because they would give the customers the improvements they wanted now once again they going down for not listening to their die hard fans! If Nokia goes all WP7 then goodbye and good riddance to Nokia for me! been a very long support of yours and loved symbian minus its shortfalls but seriously they just needed to fix that and everything wud have been fine

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  • 2011-08-01 06:50
  • kJq6

i will try my best to get the N9 from oversea online or ebay in canada, but 1 thing i'm so sure is that i will not even take a look at windowphone from nokia, hate the ui.

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  • 2011-08-01 06:03
  • YiXk

I will be in Switzerland in September ;)


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  • 2011-08-01 05:32
  • qbb8

yall should check out a post on there isa post of somebody emailing elop and speaking about be a hoax but its worth a read:

Hi Stephen,
I have a few questions.
First, i have no definitive answer on whether or not the second button on the side (beneath volume) is the Power/Screen Lock button. Can you confirm this?
Secondly, I have heard Australia will be the first market to launch the device, is this true?
Thirdly, Can you confirm whether or not Meego Harmattan (or the N9 itself) will continue to get support in the coming years?
Finally, Why kill off MeeGo when it has the potential to be better then WP and iOS? Is it due to past loyalties?

Thank you for your time,

Hello there,

Thanks for your note. The second button on the side is indeed the power/screen lock button. We are not confirming the sequencing of markets, as they each have unique requirements that must be considered and it is hard to predict the precise order as we go through various national certification programs. The N9 will be supported by Nokia in the years to come to ensure customers are well served. And finally, elements of the N9 will live on in the future, although we are deliberately not sharing all details, although we have noted that elements of industrial design, user interface and the development environment are of particular interest. In our strategic assessment, we determined that the MeeGo effort could not quickly enough deliver us a range of solutions across price points, radio technologies, etc. for us to effectively compete, so we had to make an alternative decision.



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  • 2011-08-01 05:10
  • Pru4

wow very nice

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  • 2011-08-01 04:42
  • s8Ik

Wow.. That's very nice..! Hope it will reach india also..

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  • 2011-08-01 04:39
  • YQA3

Congrats to those that get one. No N9 for us in USA. :0(

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  • 2011-08-01 04:36
  • eeq3

I guess nobody cares

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  • 2011-08-01 04:10
  • 0Cjw

From where I came from, the N9 has been labelled as "coming soon" about 4 weeks ago from the Nokia retailers' website. Can't wait to see how it'll perform IRL though.

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  • 2011-08-01 03:55
  • PBUt

> In reply to joonius @ 2011-08-01 03:50 from Ti8v - click to readIt is, but I'm gonna go with Elop's plans on this device. XD

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  • 2011-08-01 03:53
  • kJX3

Interested to see how this one will turn out to be.

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  • 2011-08-01 03:50
  • Ti8v

After a long time something worth reading on gsmarena
Any ways , u guys hav any info regarding meego used by sm other mobile brand like samsung or htc ?

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  • 2011-08-01 03:47
  • u1tV

Even if i am a samsung fan but this phone is really nice loved it but sadly there will be no more meego for nokia

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  • 2011-08-01 03:36
  • fmj@

It's not the last meego device

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  • 2011-08-01 03:15
  • ubc4

If its only Meego not Windows. Nokia will be all on a gold craze.

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  • 2011-08-01 03:14
  • sxtp

waiting this phone in dominican republic.

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  • 2011-08-01 03:02
  • LGu%

want this phone,in malaysia,hopefully..don't mind if its the last meego device from nokia,will be exclusive:)

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  • 2011-08-01 02:59
  • S6D$

lol it will be selled in a neutral country like a neutral OS that has :)

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  • 2011-08-01 02:50
  • 0TFK

When is phone gonna launch in India? I am eagerly waiting for this one. I hope it's not so late.

P.S - I still hate Elop and want him to die.

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  • 2011-08-01 02:50
  • vGe4

I hope it comes out in the Philippines, this is a sure buy for me

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  • 2011-08-01 02:49
  • t7X2

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