I actually ended up getting the 8260. The panasonic was a little cheaper, plus it came with a head set, but i still went for the Nokia. The Panasonic seemed like an alright phone for features, but the Nokia's menues are much easier to navigate, and also, the buttons and face plate on the panasonic seemed very poor quality. I've been using the Nokia for a little while now and I really like it. I kind of miss some of the really neat features of the Nextel phone, like the direct connect, but the 8260 is definitely a lot nicer to use.
Too bad those nokia phones that are split down the middle, then open up with a computer screen and a keyboard on the inside aren't avalible in north america yet.
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