Nokia N97 Coming Out At A Incredibly Stupid Price Of $700 In North America

We had written about the Nokia N97 pricing a bit earlier, and have confirmed that the Nokia N97 will be launching on June 2nd-3rd with a $700 price tag in North America.

This is a big stupidity in several senses, the North American consumer is not shopping as they did couple of years ago, leave along a $700 phone which does not come with any data plan or contract in place, they would not even buy a $300 laptop without features.

Agreed that the N97 is the most feature filled phone, and we have covered it fully, however the pricing is a strategic failure in the North American market, and most certainly a big failure at this point of time.

I would certainly want to get my hands on a N97 and am desperately waiting for it, however spending that much amount of money to get a phone is sheer stupidity and I would certainly not loosen my purse for that price, and so will not many North Americans who are already going through a crisis to look at a iPhone killer which has a killer price tag to it.

What are your thoughts?

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