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Nokia 808 Pureview now available on Amazon.com

09 July, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Nokia 808 Pureview now available on Amazon.com - read the full textFew weeks ago we reported that Nokia plans to sell the 808 PureView in the US through Amazon.com. Now the phone is in stock on Amazon and is being sold for $699 without a contract and unlocked. As is the case with unlocked GSM phones in the US, you will be able to use it with an AT&T or...

 

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Though a keen Symbian user and very interested to own an 808 in Thailand (US$630), I'm holding back and seeing what WP8 PureView products show up as that seems to be Nokia's future. My bets are hedged though and I'm keeping my fingers in both pies; if the WP8 PV is a lemon, I'm grabbing the 808. In the meantime, my N8 serves while my attention is on the 808.

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  • 2012-07-09 15:48
  • wdGw

Buying a new Symbian phone in this world of android, iOS, and soon to be WP8, would be silly. Anyway, the one review so far on Amazon, http://bit.ly/Pureview-808 , is very positive.

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  • 2012-07-09 15:33
  • s1GM

The finns don't see a great market for this device in the states.

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  • 2012-07-09 15:28
  • rJE7

it's coast 540$ in DUBAI

and come with stand and some Accessories

looks good here

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  • 2012-07-09 14:49
  • nCaK

$597 in philippines

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  • 2012-07-09 14:25
  • t7sp

Even at 400 dollars..I would keep my Galaxy S2 any day...was a loyal symbian fan...but now, I realised it's not just about the camera...that's why I sold my Nokia n8 and got me a galaxy S2...and I don't regret it...I need a great phone with a good camera not a good camera on a phone...

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  • 2012-07-09 14:23
  • fufa

599EUR in Estonia :)

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  • 2012-07-09 14:17
  • 3Lsh

> In reply to Jabba @ 2012-07-09 13:55 from fjH2 - click to readnice----1, we are ready to wecom it

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  • 2012-07-09 14:16
  • 9xpe

This is being sold for the equivalent of about $1000 USD in South Africa. Nokia need to lay off the crack.

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  • 2012-07-09 13:55
  • fjH2

From Malaysia. Already bought one, no regrets so far.

The Video and Audio recording is fantastic. Who needs that many apps anyway? There are only 30 days in a month, would you even have time to use 30 apps?

I tested Lumia, did not like the laggyness. Symbian Belle is quite smooth and is capable of multi tasking.

Batery could last up to 3 - 5 days if no Wifi/ 3G is used.

I think Nokia should keep Symbian and keep enhancing the OS.

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  • 2012-07-09 13:28
  • ib1W

Lumia Pureview being announced this September...

Why on earth would you want to pay that kind of money (£450ish in UK) on this?

Bizarre...

You're not telling me it cost that much to make either...

Prototype phone only, not a real-world handset...

Let's see what September brings...

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  • 2012-07-09 13:12
  • GjjS

In some Middle Eastern markets it's 549 USD. I'm sure somewhere it's much cheaper. Don't blame Nokia, blame your country for the crazy prices.

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  • 2012-07-09 13:06
  • 0CpY

Overpriced for sure, it has average hardware, save for the screen and camera.

Symbian is still the most complete MobileOS, but it dead, quite sad.

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  • 2012-07-09 12:44
  • pXK@

> In reply to Tim @ 2012-07-09 10:54 from y$i{ - click to readFalse, it's IDR 6.500.000 or USD 690.

Get your fact straight!

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  • 2012-07-09 12:33
  • y$77

> In reply to Tim @ 2012-07-09 10:54 from y$i{ - click to readyou're wrong. the price in indonesia is Rp 6.500.000 or 700-710 USD

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  • 2012-07-09 12:27
  • PFx9

in Akbania it's 900$ and the galaxy s3 950$

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  • 2012-07-09 12:24
  • 0TFG

...

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  • 2012-07-09 12:21
  • veFK

I don't like it..Because it has not good features, just camera is best and nothing in which who's best...As campare to android and apple, this Mobile is nothing..

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  • 2012-07-09 12:09
  • KID6

normal price, in Russia it much higher, near $850
i wish buy with this price!!

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  • 2012-07-09 11:47
  • SnwM

I'd rather buy a camera . . .

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  • 2012-07-09 11:47
  • SYf1

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