Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Oct 2011 10:32 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Today is the start of Nokia World 2011, the event where Nokia would unveil its first Windows Phone 7 device(s). And so they did. The Finnish mobile giant unveiled two Windows Phone 7 smartphones, as well as four new Series 40 phones for emerging markets. The most interesting thing? Pricing. Pretty aggressive. Update: Anybody want a kidney?
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RE[4]: Aggressive pricing?
by FealDorf on Thu 27th Oct 2011 13:53 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Aggressive pricing?"
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While I'm mixed about N800's pricing, Nokia appears to be putting the price tag elsewhere: 710 has the exact same hardware except for the cam and LCD, with a much lesser price. iPhone is a 1GHz dual-core, which moderately matches the same performance. As for pixels, I'm not really that excited about retina display. The build quality goes a long way for me, considering how every phone I land with ends up broken somehow.

The problem I have with Lumia 800 is that besides the unibody and 8MP it has no real advantage over N710. Add to that the lack of front-facing camera, which is a potential dealbreaker.

That said, if it's priced aggressively in India (where I live) and considering how it's etched in our heads that nokia phones are super-durable, I may as well get one.

Edited 2011-10-27 13:55 UTC

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