Nokia N81 released into the wild
Nokia announces the global shipment of the Nokia N81 8GB multimedia computer.
Today, Nokia announced the global availability of its Nokia N81 multimedia computer, which also ships with a preview of the headphone jacks and dedicated game keys (when held in landscape position). And while the N-Gage service won't be available till later this year, the devices will come with playable demos of EA Sports' FIFA 07, Asphalt 3, Street Rules, and Space Impact Light. Other highlights include Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP support, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g), a 2.4-inch, 16 million-color QVGA screen, an FM tuner, and side-mounted dual stereo speakers. Unfortunately, looks like the quad-band phone won't work on our
Now, it wasn't clear whether the global release included the United States; we're trying to confirm this with Nokia. There are sites, including Nokia's U.S. Web site, that are listing the N81 but as "coming soon." Unlocked versions of the smartphones are going for about $599 for the