Nokia ships MeeGo-based N9 NFC phone

The Nokia N9 MeeGo-based smartphone has now begun shipping to customers and stores. “Pre-orders for the Nokia N9 have already started in many countries, and people’s response towards the device has been extremely positive,” the Nokia Conversations blog reports.

Nokia N9
NOKIA N9: Now shipping in many markets

“There is a lot of buzz around the N9 and the consumer demand has been huge,” says product specialist Risto Lahi from Nokia’s flagship store in Helsinki. “People love the new, button-free user interface and the intuitive way to browse the internet. When they try out the device, they are first amazed and then impressed.”

The Nokia N9 is available in three colours – black, cyan and magenta. The 16GB version has an estimated retail price of €480 (US$652) while the 64GB option carries a price tag of €560 (US$761), before taxes or network subsidies.

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