Alexei Polyakov wrote:
>> Sorry to repeat myself, but isn't the Nokia 9500 what you are
>> looking for? Sure fits the bill for me:
>> obvious, and BT+WiFi rocks along with an SSH client and GPS support
>> for us geeks (Word/Powerpoint/Excel and wireless projector support
>> for the non-geeks). Alas, I doubt that you can get the GSM stuff to
>> work in Japan.
> No doubt, Nokia 9500 is a powerful phone with impressive features.
> However, it is aiming enterprise customers with fat wallets. The
> price factor (the retail price for Nokia 9500 is in range of
> $900-$1200) is a main barrier here for its adoption among consumers
> (mass market).
As with most phones, you can usually get it a lot cheaper in a special
deal. It appears that many old Communicator users will get one basically
for free here in Sweden (therefore I'll have two next week...)
> Also, the combination of features on Nokia 9500 lacks
> the entertainment aspect, which is quite natural for a business phone
> like this. My point is that there are very few consumer focused
> communicators (big screen/ QWERTY keyboard/HTML
> browser/IM/SMS/Email/Camera/J2ME Apps) on the markets in Europe, US
> and Japan.
I guess Nokia is trying to remedy this with the stripped down 9300 in
Q1, though for some reason they've removed that camera.
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Received on Sat Dec 4 11:00:28 2004