Nokia N9 Launching 23 September

Smartphones come
and go and while briefly interesting at first, most tend to blend into the
crowd once announced. Not so the Nokia N9.

one-and-only MeeGo powered phone is a phone which continues to interest us and
now we have been given a launch date, we’re even more eager to get our hands on
the handset.

On Nokia’s
Swedish website a countdown timer has appeared above a picture of the N9 with
the tag line: “All it takes is a swipe.” The countdown timer is at 49 days at the
moment, pointing to a launch date of 23 September at 10am. However a
corresponding countdown timer doesn’t exist on the .com version of the Nokia
site, which could mean that the N9 will only launch in Sweden on that date.

Nokia N9 countdown timer

As we reported already, it seems as if the N9 will only be available in a limited
number of countries – 23 to be exact. And major markets like the
France, Spain, Italy and Germany have not been included in this list.

With very positive early response to the N9 handset from
those who managed to get their hands on one, it would be a shame if only a few
people got to use this intriguing handset.

With Nokia putting all its weight behind its
first Windows Phone handset, we fear that the N9 could go the way of the Dodo very
quickly and we may never get our hands on the MeeGo device.

Source: Nokia Sweden

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