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Nokia E7 finally heads for UK shops

Business-class Symbian smartphone now on pre-order, says Nokia...

Business-class Symbian smartphone now on pre-order, says Nokia...

Nokia E7 coming to the UK

The Nokia E7 will hit UK shops early next monthImage: Nokia

The Nokia E7 is finally available for pre-order in the UK - and is due to ship early next month.

The business-class high-end Symbian smartphone, which has a four-inch touchscreen that slides up to reveal a full Qwerty keyboard, was announced last year at the Nokia World expo. It started shipping to "select markets" in February - albeit not to the UK.

Nokia has now confirmed it is taking UK orders via the Nokia online shop and via its retail stores, with a shipping date of "early April". The RRP is £469 for pay-as-you-go or £499 for a SIM-free handset.

Nokia said the E7 will also be available from The Carphone Warehouse, Phones 4u, 3, O2 and Vodafone from April onwards.