The Black N82 (surprisingly) back IN stock at Nokia

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Nokia's Back N82 has been cut to £199 in their UK Online Shop from the original £295 and most importantly is actually being shown as 'in stock'. Yes there are some new models on the way, but the N82 is still a high spec and respected smartphone; even Steve has belatedly come round to its charms after his initial review.

Curiously, the machinations of Nokia's platform plans has meant that the likes of the N95 and N82 haven't been equalled since, with the N79, N85 and N96, plus the 5800 XpressMusic, all lacking in most of these ways. No graphics acceleration (which makes a big difference when playing back video and some games), no Xenon flash (the only other smartphone with this is the [also S60-powered] Samsung G810, which is a let down in other areas), the N96 and 5800 both lack any kind of lens protection, and all bar the 5800 have had their video recording crippled by being focussed on infinity.

You can pick up your N82 direct from Nokia.