N8 to go on sale through major networks and retailers, with sale via Nokia’s online shop set for October 15
The Nokia N8 will be available to buy in the UK on October 22. It will be available across all networks as well as The Carphone Warehouse, Phones 4U and Tesco Phone Shops.
The phone will also be available for immediate delivery from Nokia’s online shop from October 15, available SIM-free for £429 or on £30 a month contracts.
The N8, which is based on the new Symbian^3 platform, will come with new content from the Ovi Store such as BBC iPlayer and XFactor and LoveFilm applications.
The phone includes a 12-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens and Xenon flash, HD video recording with built-in editing suite, coupled with the ability to play back clips with Dolby Digital Plus surround sound.
At Nokia World last month, Niklas Lavender claimed over 100 operators in “dozens” of countries had signed up to sell the N8.