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Nokia N9 not coming to the US and the UK

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Nokia N9 not coming to the US and the UK - read the full textIn a move that is going to break the hearts of a lot of people, Nokia has decided against launching the Nokia N9 in the US as well as the UK. The company was contacted by Engadget and The Inquirer regarding the availability in the US and UK respectively and in both the cases they were met...

 

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i from india i was searching a phone that as all which make me happy.when i saw n9 i got mad and wanted to buy n9 at any cost.when i asked nokia care about n9 they told me that n9 is not coming to india so sad.please nokia bring n9 to india so we can buy.

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  • 2012-01-27 13:30
  • KFMh

> In reply to xman @ 2011-08-12 16:44 from YH4W - click to readHello, Elop is Microsoft's Trojan horse.

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  • 2011-08-14 16:12
  • ScSA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-08-12 11:26 from v1Yb - click to readBy carrier centric they mean that the carriers control the US mobile market. For example, up until recently if you wanted an iPhone you could only get one from AT&T, XYZ phone from Verizon, etc. In other markets (I'm from Australia), the phone manufacturers and customers control the market, in the sense that you can get the majority of phones from any provider you wish.

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  • 2011-08-14 08:36
  • IaHR

Elop really does need to be sacked. He's taking way to many risks by placing all his bet's on a single OS.

Nokia may be saving there best new products for there most loyal consumers. These consumers live in markets where there's almost zero post sale costs. Thus being a great place to launch all new prodcts.

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  • 2011-08-12 16:44
  • YH4W

... neither to Germany due to German telecommunications site teltarif.de ( http://www.teltarif.de/nokia-n...s/43623.html , in German language).

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  • 2011-08-12 14:57
  • M4Fx

carrier dependent. its always good that your phone is unlocked. way to go Nokia for not shipping in these markets. you still have whole Asia to own the market. :)

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  • 2011-08-12 14:13
  • uSP9

it's hilarious as, the first interesting nokia device since 3 years, will be sold only in few countries.

I suppose is some Microsoft imposition, they are afraid
this could compete with their Nokia/W7 phones
and steal market

i estimate (time will tell) that, if Nokia hopes to survive selling only Windows 7 phones,
is better their employees to already start looking for a new job
as Nokia won't survive long:)

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  • 2011-08-12 14:01
  • nMih

> In reply to eagle3 @ 2011-08-12 13:07 from IWbd - click to readSame here. Never had any problems with my Nokia phones before so I kept my faith...but N9 will probably be the last mobile phone I'll have from them.

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  • 2011-08-12 13:31
  • sxtw

> In reply to n97 user @ 2011-08-12 07:53 from 0CYA - click to readUntil the Android phone shatters/spoilt/broken in less than 1.5 years. If the Taiwanese brand, even worse. The Nokia phones I've had lasted more than 3 years(average=5 years) under the same conditions, some people appreciate durability.
And no, they were and are not buggy, at least not the E series. So, it's either I got lucky all these years or as a certain Asian saying goes, have good 'fate' with Nokia.
The good 'fate' continues with N9 coming to my country. You all Westerners can enjoy your latest & greatest Iphone, Android phones.


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  • 2011-08-12 13:07
  • IWbd

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-08-12 02:32 from PGwZ - click to readSurely, Nokia still has a good market holding in the Philippines that's why we will not miss this flagship unit. But until when? After Filipinos realize that other brands offer more entertnmnt features than Nokia. Com'on Nokia, do something on your applications support.

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  • 2011-08-12 12:25
  • v0qZ

What does "carrier-centric nature" mean?

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  • 2011-08-12 11:26
  • v1Yb

There are a lot of things that the N9 will not be able to do on the first release. For example, no Radio. You will be disappointed. Some functionality will be added in the form of updates.

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  • 2011-08-12 10:57
  • t7ME

i think N9 will come to the Middle east :)

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  • 2011-08-12 10:17
  • Sr{M

> In reply to dgolcher @ 2011-08-11 23:15 from QJ%m - click to readWould any of the ex-nokia employees or Intel, take N9 & its technology, form a company & develop, market it?

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  • 2011-08-12 09:31
  • tT$}

> In reply to SFAN @ 2011-08-11 21:11 from x5@5 - click to readseriously man.. of course i meant that.. even my arc can't run all the apps..

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  • 2011-08-12 08:34
  • sxrS

no new surprises. this is common attitude of nokia that generally does. it would be a wonder if nokia releasing the product on date as announced. crazy nokia and crazy nokia fans.

all the best.....

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  • 2011-08-12 08:26
  • vGuV

> In reply to payal @ 2011-08-12 06:06 from t}AK - click to readpayal how did u know it is coming to india?
i m also eagarly waiting for it...

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  • 2011-08-12 07:58
  • uva%

Hahaha X 1 million.
How come every flsgship starting with n97 has been fvcked ? N97 is a POS, then n900 just dumped, no software, then all the x6,x7,e7, and n8 etc..all of these phone with nice hardware have been turned into nightmares...n8 got a new os and was dumped, now n9 gets another flipping os and isnt for sale LOL. WTF ? You know what i dont kame a million euros an hour, i cant aford to spend money on nokia phones that are buggy, have power failures, lens covers that scratch the lens theyr supposed to protect rolf, and then get discontinued over night...wft ? why spend money on that ? i'll get an android , it get updates, it works. that's all that matters.

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  • 2011-08-12 07:53
  • 0CYA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-08-12 02:32 from PGwZ - click to readYup, it's coming soon in Nokia Philippines.:D

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  • 2011-08-12 07:29
  • sxtw

N9 and WP7 are the means of confrontation of Elop/CEO and Nokia staffs.
Nokia staffs will try their best to show Elop that N9/Meego is the one Nokia stick to.
In result, N9 will come out as very good device with very good hardware, software and support.

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  • 2011-08-12 07:23
  • Px0V

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