Nokia says its N8 smartphone has started shipping, with pre-orders via the company's website and retail shops being delivered first. The Nokia N8 will become more generally available in the next few weeks. It's the company's first device using version 3 of the Symbian operating system and has a 12-megapixel camera.
Jo Harlow, Senior Vice President of Smartphones at Nokia, said "With the N8, and the new Symbian software, we are bringing a familiar, faster and more intuitive user experience to the world's most popular smartphone platform. The Nokia N8 has received the highest amount of consumer pre-orders in Nokia history and we are thrilled to start shipments of the N8, the first of Nokia's new Symbian smartphone range."