As promised, the Nokia N8 has started shipping today, September 30, despite all the rumors of another delay. The N8 is shipping worldwide to shops and people who have pre-ordered the first Symbian^3 device, but availability will vary by country and operator.
It will be available in brick and mortar and online stores too - but when that is country and operator dependent. Broad availability of the Nokia N8 is expected in the coming weeks.
When you do get it, don't forget to check out the latest Ovi Maps beta for the Nokia N8. It offers free walk and drive voice-guided navigation for over 70 countries with no data connection required.
And in case you missed it, Nokia showcased the N8's multimedia powers by using it as part of the record-breaking cinema screen, which was temporarily set up in Rosengard, Sweden.
come on nokia, i am hanging on with my n97 and was told when pre ordering that it would be end of september, just phoned nokia and they say will be the end of october, how frustrating :( I WANT MY N8
If you look for a Nokia because it offers free sat nav, try finding "Laan van Meerdervoord", "Hilton Hotel Luxembourg" , "Jean Engling":) on the free Ovi maps. Ovi maps is a farce. It does not find the first two places, ...
which owners? the phone was shipped yesterday no one got it yet!