Nokia N97 available to pre-order


The Nokia N97, the manufacturer’s flagship device for 2009, will be available to pre-order later today.

The handset will be available at £499 SIM free, exclusively from the Nokia online shop at

The touchscreen N97 will be the first device from Nokia to feature its Ovi store, offering a range of content available from applications, videos, podcasts and web and location-based services at

The N97 will be available in black and white. Nokia said that sales start date, operator availability and further exclusive content for the phone will be announced soon.

Meanwhile Nokia has released an edition of the 5800 with exclusive Gavin and Stacey content included. The device, exclusive to Vodafone, comes pre-loaded with the second series of the BBC sitcom and is available today through all Vodafone sales channels, free on contract.