Nokia Aeon gets suspicious Dutch listing: early April Fools likely

Mar 24, 2009
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Nokia Aeon gets suspicious Dutch listing: early April Fools likely

The Nokia Aeon was an obvious concept even when we first saw it, all the way back in 2006, but according to a Dutch newspaper online retailer Bestelmaar.nl will be exclusively offering the touchscreen handset from next week.  In what seems to be the run-up to an April Fools' Day prank, both green and blue versions of the handset are listed for €799 each.

Make-believe specs for the Nokia Aeon are listed as an OLED touchscreen, 32GB of onboard storage, a 12.1-megapixel camera, GPS and HSDPA.  It's also supposed to measure 114 x 48 x 9mm and weigh a mere 92g.

Right now, we're calling (early) April Fool, but we'd be quite happy to be shown wrong.  Sadly this is more likely a publicity stunt than a real launch; we'd be interested in hearing whether either the site or the free paper had permission from Nokia to use their Aeon renders.

[via portablegear.nl; via Unwired View]


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