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Street Price of Nokia N97 – Hong Kong

[Updated: 2 September 2009]

Seems like the prices of the imported version went up the past couple weeks and the prices for the local version have dipped a bit.

Import version

HK$4,418 (US$567) from http://www.cheaphk.com
TEL:3488-4804 FAX:3007-3425

Local version

HK$4,680 (US$600) from AST Global (TEL:31053202 / FAX:81470155)

[9 August 2009]

Import version

HK$4,098 (US$525) from http://www.cheaphk.com
TEL:3488-4804 FAX:3007-3425

Local version

HK$4,740 (US$608) from Sonic (TEL:66909664)

[2 July 2009] Been getting a lot of queries regarding the street price of the Nokia N97 in Hong Kong.  Here’s what I found out so far on the best deals for both the import and local versions.

Import version

HK$4,800 (US$615) from iMobile (Tel: 23818171, Fax: 23818172)

Local version

HK$5,230 (US$670) from www.beerbeered.com

Will update more along the way.

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September 2, 2009 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, Hong Kong, Mobile Phone, Nokia, Street Price | , , , , | 7 Comments

Nokia iPhone?

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[ 30 August] Engadget have an article up on the new Nokia concept touch phone [link]. No specs released yet but there’s a nice video included in the article.

[Updated: 4 September] A full introduction video on the so-called Nokia iPhone, at around 1:10 min into the video.

September 4, 2007 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, iPhone, Mobile Phone, Nokia, Video | , | 1 Comment

Nokia Battery Recall

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Photo from Reuters

HELSINKI (Reuters) – The world’s top cellphone maker Nokia (NOK1V.HE) said on Tuesday 46 million batteries used in its phones could overheat and the company would replace them for no cost to consumers. For details, please go to http://www.nokia.com/batteryreplacement/en/.

Nokia said the Nokia-branded “BL-5C” batteries were made by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. (6752.T) between December 2005 and November 2006.

“(The batteries) could potentially experience overheating initiated by a short circuit while charging, causing the battery to dislodge,” Nokia said in a statement.

Nokia said 100 overheating cases of batteries in question have been reported globally, but no serious injuries were reported.

The “BL-5C” is Nokia’s most widely used battery and several suppliers have made more than 300 million of them for Nokia.

For details, please go to www.nokia.com/batteryreplacement/en/. 香港諾基亞客戶服務專線: 2136 6338

August 14, 2007 Posted by | Mobile Phone, News Related, Nokia | | 9 Comments