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Nokia giving developers free E7 and free WP7 device

Nokia giving developers free E7 and free WP7 device

Nokia's decision to switch from Symbian to Windows Phone 7 might not have been met with glee from many developers, but the company looks to be addressing its coding community in a decent way. SlashGear has been passed details of an email sent to Nokia Launchpad program members, in which they're promised a free Nokia E7 together with "one free Nokia WP7 device, as soon as it becomes available."

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Nokia E7 Review

Nokia E7 Review

Arriving on the market late, the Nokia E7 finds itself launching at a shaky point in the Finnish company's history. Under new management, suffering doubts - internal and external - over the strength of its current platforms, and watching increasing amounts of attention and revenue being taken by key rivals like Apple, Nokia has high expectations for its new business flagship. Misplaced, misguided or money in the bank? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Nokia: E7 sales expectations “by far the most important” in 2011

Nokia: E7 sales expectations “by far the most important” in 2011

Nokia may have promised a MeeGo device sometime in 2011, but the company is still looking to Symbian for the bulk of its sales this year. According to Nokia VP Ukko Lappalainen, "the E7 is by far the most important model for us this year when looking at sales expectations," referring to the QWERTY slider Nokia announced was shipping in select markets earlier today.

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Nokia E7 shipping: Hands-On

Nokia E7 shipping: Hands-On

The Nokia E7 is finally shipping, the Symbian QWERTY business phone making its retail debut in several markets this week. Announced all the way back at Nokia World 2010 in September, until the first MeeGo devices arrive the E7 will be the de-facto flagship of Nokia's range, with its 4-inch Clear Black display and 8-megapixel camera. One of a few rare review units dropped onto the SlashGear test bench last week; check out our first impressions after the cut

Update: Video added after the cut

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Nokia E7 hits Indonesian pre-order with big promotions push [Update: Scans!]

Nokia E7 hits Indonesian pre-order with big promotions push [Update: Scans!]

The Nokia E7 inches ever closer, with the company's Indonesian site the latest to push the sliding QWERTY smartphone. Expected sometime in February, the E7 has found itself a 6,800,000 Indonesian Rupiahs ($749) unlocked and SIM-free, and according to SlashGear tipster Fransiscus is already being heavily promoted in the country.

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Nokia E7 Finnish pre-orders open ahead of Feb 2011 delivery

Nokia E7 Finnish pre-orders open ahead of Feb 2011 delivery

The Nokia E7 has gone up for official pre-order in Finland, with deliveries expected sometime in February 2011. Originally promised by the end of 2010, and delayed for unspecified reasons until "early 2011", the Symbian smartphone is priced at €599 ($796) SIM-free and unlocked.

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Nokia E7 gets Amazon listing with no delivery date in sight

Nokia E7 gets Amazon listing with no delivery date in sight

Nokia's delayed E7 isn't expected to show up until sometime in "early 2011" according to the Finnish company, but if your Christmas money is burning a hole in your pocket you can already buy the smartphone from Amazon. Priced at $679 unlocked and SIM-free, the E7 is currently out of stock, with no estimates on when that might change.

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Nokia E7 delayed until early 2011 [Updated]

Nokia E7 delayed until early 2011 [Updated]

The Nokia E7 has been delayed until early 2011, missing its December release window. Nokia had been insisting the E7 was on track for retail availability before the end of the year as recently as last month, but unspecified issues have forced the company to postpone that. "To ensure the best possible user experience on the E7 we have decided to begin shipping it in early 2011" a Nokia spokesperson told Reuters.

Update: Nokia comment after the cut

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Nokia E7 clears FCC, pentaband WCDMA intact

Nokia E7 clears FCC, pentaband WCDMA intact

Nokia's E7 has cleared the FCC, ahead of its promised launch in December 2010. Announced back at Nokia World 2010 in September, the E7 is the Finn's full QWERTY version of the N8, running Symbian^3 on a 4-inch AMOLED ClearBlack display.

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Nokia Symbian^3 browser refresh delayed until Feb 2011?

Nokia Symbian^3 browser refresh delayed until Feb 2011?

Nokia's new browser for Symbian^3 was meant to arrive later in 2010 and tighten up the internet experience on the N8 among other handsets; now, according to the latest rumors, it seems we'll have to wait until early 2011 for that to happen. Notorious insider Eldar Murtazin is claiming that Nokia has postponed the refreshed browser until February 2011.

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Nokia E7 due from December 10 [Update]

Nokia E7 due from December 10 [Update]

Nokia has confirmed that the Nokia E7 will begin shipping on December 10, though the company's Twitter account says that not all countries will get the 4-inch Symbian^3 smartphone on that date. The E7 was announced back at Nokia World 2010 and tipped for a Q4 2010 launch; it has a full QWERTY keyboard and similar styling to the N8.

Update: Nokia has made a mistake, it seems, and now says the E7 is on track to ship in December 2010 rather than on December 10th.

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Nokia E7 gets expensive Jan 10th 2010 pre-order listing [Updated]

Nokia E7 gets expensive Jan 10th 2010 pre-order listing [Updated]

Nokia promised Q4 2010 availability for the new Nokia E7 business-centric QWERTY smartphone when they launched the Symbian^3 device back at Nokia World 2010, but according to retailer Expansys they might miss that window.  Their new product page for the E7 suggests it's due on Monday 10th January 2011.

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