Nokia has announced today that the Nokia N8 is ready for shipping.

Customers who have pre-ordered the phone will get first priority.

The intrepid folks of Engadget have already received their N8 in the post and have done the all important unboxing ritual with detailed pictures.

Nokia does not appear to have skimped on the accessories and have provided accessories such as a decent appearing pair off earphones with an in built remote.

A review of the N8 will no doubt, be available in good time.

Click on this link to view the pictures of the unboxing.