Video preview of the Nokia N8 PR2 firmware shows it is getting there

Video preview of the Nokia N8 PR2 firmware shows it is getting there
Another video preview surfaced of the next Nokia N8 PR2 firmware update that is supposed to bring split-screen and portrait QWERTY keyboards, as well as a new browser.

It seems that things haven't moved much along from what we saw a few months ago, but now at least the split-screen QWERTY is shown, along with some of the new browser. This version is probably in testing mode already, so it should hit your Nokia N8 in the next few weeks/months. Not that there aren't custom firmware concoctions out there.

At least we know that Nokia is determined to make good on its promise to keep updating Symbian incrementally, including with the new user interface, hints of which we saw recently.

source: MyNokiaBlog via DailyMobile



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  • Display 3.5" 360 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1200 mAh(5.83h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. OsirisRa

Posts: 46; Member since: Dec 17, 2010

If this update is released before the E7, I'll purchase one. Depending on how much the price is of course.

2. rafael.roque

Posts: 78; Member since: Jul 03, 2010

I love my N8 in it's current state, but improvements are always welcomed =) Long Live Symbian OS!

10. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

what is the appeal of symbian? I just dont see it!

3. ps unregistered

Osiris: E7 has been in stores 2 weeks already, in Finland tho.

4. NotAFan unregistered

Im not a Nokia fan but N8 design is so beautiful. Colors are so strong, i mean orange phone whats not to like?

5. luis_lopez_351

Posts: 951; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

N8 is a hot phone but it just needs a bigger screen at least 3.7" to support its awesome pictures and...,dont get mad, android :) symbian is ok, its simple, but i want android to take control of thee whole phone >:D

6. ronald1983 unregistered

? NOKIA " where is continues auto focus in video recording" ?

7. dan_md

Posts: 66; Member since: Oct 19, 2010

Based on the video, here is possibe change log for this new update: 1. split screen input entry, addition of QWERTY in portrait 2. agenda view in month calendar mode 3. Redesined browser 4. improved transitions

8. ArchBB unregistered

Hey thats not fair! What about s60v5 users? we what this update either. Earning money for E7, or may change my plan.

9. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

And Nokia continues to piss me off with the way they design their UI's...

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