Buy.com is selling Nokia 770 Internet tablet for $139.99 plus free shipping. From the description, it doesn’t look like it’s a refurbished product:
Whether you’re relaxing on the sofa or enjoying the moment at your favorite café, if you have broadband access over WI-FI connection the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet gives you instant wireless access to the Web. You can also stream files, tune in to Internet radio, News Reader, or play your favorite videos and music.
I have one on the way from Buy.com, I signed up with google check out to get the 10 buck discount. 129.99 shipped! After much research I assume there is no reliable GPS for the US?Comment by RC 06.28.07 @ 10:37 pm
Just ordered one last night from Buy.com. If you are a first time GoogleCheckout user (like I was) you can save an additional $10 and free shipping bringing the cost down to $129. woot!Comment by dggraphics 07.04.07 @ 5:37 am
got mine and love it. At this price everyone should have one. As for those who can’t order from buy.com just keep and eye on ebay there will be some there close to this price now for sureComment by Mooney101 07.07.07 @ 4:11 am
Just placed an order for a 770 from buy.com over the weekend and was able to apply the July 4th 7% discount to it for a total cost of $130.19 with free shipping. (Still waiting on them to resupply their inventory on the units though.)
The N770 is unexplored territory in my case. I’m hoping to see how well the N770 (and its newer counterpart, the N800) would stack up against Apple’s iPhone for network tasks over WiFi, iPod-like capabilities and overall utility. The possible support for VoIP functions on these devices puts the Nxxx tablets in good standing as potential iPhone killers. (Especially since Apple justifies the decision to go with AT&T’s abysmal EDGE data service by suggesting the “wide-spread availability” of WiFi hotspots is an acceptable tradeoff.)
My take on it, is why even bother with cellular services at all if WiFi hotspots are so readily available anyway? (If it’s that great, then a good, native VoIP system should be enough on it’s own.) Yet, with the cellular tie-in, VoIP will probably never see the light of day on the iPhone, even if it comes down to permanently locking out 3rd party developers in every future version of it.
That said, Nokia’s approach with the Nxxx tablets just seems to make a lot more sense. No pretending to be a device it isn’t, and, no hairy contracts to contend with.
And of course, having been a Sharp Zaurus user in the past, I anticipate the N770 will probably become second nature in a short time.
Needless to say, I’m looking forward to it!Comment by Bones3D 07.10.07 @ 8:48 pm
Got one from buy.com; it is sweet. No complaints here!Comment by Bob 07.13.07 @ 5:41 am
I ordered my nokia 770 from buy.com but I have big problem with them couple of days order status was still sent to warehouse…
After a day status didn’t changed, no shipping email. I send them email and you know what !? They told me that they doesn’t update the site they have no items in stock and they don’t have estimated arrival date for this item?!
Ok, I went to my buy.com account to cancel this item, it goes to state Cancelation Requested but…
Still nothing I have pending transaction and cannot order from other Company this item because buy.com don’t want to cancel my order, still waiting … They said maybe in the mean time we can ship item so you cannot cancel it … But they don’t have it so funny…
I am very disappointed with this www.buy.com. They don’t have phone number for customer support which is good for them in this situatuions.Comment by irfan 07.13.07 @ 7:21 am
just got mine
playing with it now
does it support google video or youtube?
thanksComment by caalro 07.13.07 @ 12:28 pm
MobilePlanet.com has these in stock for the same price.Comment by DoMo 07.17.07 @ 10:32 pm
The odd “Sent to Warehouse” wait at Buy.com seems to take about five business days. Apparently, they order them from a supplier as needed rather than stocking units directly. (My 770 unit arrived on the 12th.)
It’s also worth noting that Buy.com is not particularly fast at notifying their customers that a product has shipped… sometimes not sending notification until after the customer received the items ordered.Comment by Bones3D 07.19.07 @ 8:41 pm
just ordered mine from buy.com, $124.99, free shipping ,$15 off for orders over $200(new customer) plus got 2 gig kingston mmcm memory for $29.99(you have to order the memory and add the 770 as a combo to get this price)Comment by wheels409 07.30.07 @ 12:05 am
The price for the 770 and 2 gig kingston mmcm memory is now $203.98, which is $48 more than when I placed my order, which they canceled “for my own protection” seems kinda fishy to me. I think I will go elsewhere to buy my productsComment by wheels409 08.02.07 @ 6:11 pm
I bought this from buy.com and was concerned it was a refurb. Called customer service (1-) and they said it would be marked refurb if so, otherwise it is new. When the box came it was a new product.
Buy.com had a discount for first time buyers (not Google check out discount) which gave me about the same price as the Google check out discount. It did take a few days for the order to process, but I had it in about a week’s time.
I was suspicious of buy.com, but it all worked very well. The N800 is a better device, but I didn’t need the extras and for the price difference I couldn’t be happier with the N770.
Tech service is not too knowledgeable with the device. I had difficulty getting the unit to connect with my local network. The quick start guide tells you click on the connections icon, but the more detailed manual tells you to open the connections manager. Using both of these methods I was finally able to get a connection. I use WEP inscription and when you enter the code it shows the alphanumeric entry for a second then show an * so you cannot go back and check to see if you enter the wrong data. Once I got the connection though, it worked very well and has since. It is very good at finding networks and picks them up much better than a home based device would, although I guess that is what you should expect from a mobile device.Comment by MP 08.04.07 @ 8:45 pm
eCost.com has it for $129.00Comment by Robert 08.22.07 @ 12:33 am
Does the 770 support windows based software and bluetooth GPS recievers?Comment by Dan 10.06.07 @ 11:09 am