The Nokia Lumia 800 is available now from Optus and Vodafone. Other telcos to follow.
Nokia today announced the availability of its Lumia 800 smartphone in Australia, with Vodafone and Optus offering the phone from today. (Telstra is expected to follow shortly, with customers invited to register their interest in the Lumia 800 on the telco's website.)
Vodafone is offering the Nokia Lumia 800 on the new 850MHz network, with plans starting at $0 on Vodafone’s $49 Plan over 24 months.
Optus, meanwhile, is offering the phone for $0 upfront on two exclusive online deals that expire at the end of the day (29/02/12). Customers can choose between a $49 Optus Cap Plan for consumers (24 month contract, min total cost $1176) and a a $49 Business Complete plan (24 month contract, min total cost $1176).
From the 1st March, the Nokia Lumia 800 will be available from Optus for $0 upfront on the $59 Optus Cap and Business Complete plans (24 month contract, min total cost $1416).
The Nokia Lumia 800 can also be purchased outright from Dick Smith and Harvey Norman, for $628 and $627 respectively. The phone will be available in both retail chains from Thursday 15th March 2012.
The Nokia Lumia 800 is the latest flagship Windows Phone offering from Nokia. It pack a 3.7in 800x480 Gorilla Glass AMOLED display, 1.4Ghz processor and a 8MP Carl Zeiss camera, along with the Windows Phone 'Metro' interface. Read our hands-on first impressions here.