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Nokia N8 Remove phone

Posted: 31 Mar 2010
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (Belle, Anna, Symbian^3)MeeGo 
Dimensions4.47 x 2.32 x 0.51 inches (113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm)4.58 x 2.41 x 0.48 inches (116.45 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm ) 
Weight4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
 
ColorsBlack, Gray, Pink, Orange, Green, BlueBlack, Blue, Red 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.9 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels480 x 854 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

210 ppi251 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

AMOLEDAMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio50.47 %58.86 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera12.1 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashXenonDual LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.8F2.2 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28.00 mm28 mm 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Face detection, Geo tagging, Self-timerFace detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensationExposure compensation, White balance presets 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video callingContinuous autofocus, Video calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGAYes 
Hardware
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 680 MHz, ARM11Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8 
Graphics processorYesPowerVR SGX530 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

0.25 GB RAM / 512 MB ROM1 GB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage16 GB64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Capacity1200 mAh1450 mAh 
User replaceableYesYes 
Talk time12.00 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
11.00 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
 
Stand-by time16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.83 hours
the average is 16 h (963 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 16 h (963 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 22 days (526 h)
19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 22 days (526 h)
 
Music playback50.00 hours48.00 hours 
Video playback6.00 hours4.50 hours 
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Multimedia
MirroringMirrorLink, TV-outMirrorLink, TV-out 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital Plus  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s)for Video recordingYes 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recordingVoice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.02.1 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIMini HDMI (Type C)  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Yes 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced27 Apr 201021 Jun 2011 
Shopping information
Accessories Nokia Fast USB Charger AC-16, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-185CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-901, Get started guide, Product information leaflet 
MSRP price€ 549  
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

26 Apr 201021 Jul 2011 
FCC ID value: PDNRM-596 linkFCC ID value: LJPK link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head1.03 W/kg1.09 W/kg 
Measured in1900 MHz1900 MHz 
Body0.75 W/kg1.15 W/kg 
Measured in1700 MHz850 MHz 
EU SAR   
Head1.02 W/kg  

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