Nokia N8

Announced:
Apr 27, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 01, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Nokia N8

Announced: Apr 27, 2010
Market status: Released
Release date: Oct 01, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
Read Full Review
  • 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)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.5 inches

Resolution:

360 x 640 pixels

Pixel density:

210 ppi

Technology:

AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

50.47 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12.1 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.8; Focal length: 28.00 mm

Flash:

Xenon

Software Features:

Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, Self-timer, Geo tagging

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Recording format:

MPEG4, H.264

Features:

Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.47 x 2.32 x 0.51 inches (113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm)

Weight:

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gray, Pink, Orange, Green, Blue

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 680 MHz, ARM11

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.25 GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

Slot Type:

microSDHC, microSD

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Symbian (Belle, Anna, Symbian^3)

Battery

Capacity:

1200 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

12.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time:

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G):

5.83 hours
the average is 23 h (1397 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 28 days (669 h)

Music playback:

50.00 hours

Video playback:

6.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, XHTML, Flash Lite (4.0), RSS, CSS, WML

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, OVI, Twitter

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Imaging (BIP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG

HDMI:

Mini HDMI (Type C)

Charging connector:

Proprietary

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging:

AIM, Windows Live / MSN, Yahoo!, Hangouts / Google Talk

JAVA:

Midp 2.1

API:

JSR-75, JSR-82, JSR-118, JSR-135, JSR-139, JSR-172, JSR-177, JSR-179, JSR-184, JSR-205, JSR-226, JSR-234, JSR-248, JSR-256, IAP Info API, eSWT UI API 1.0.3, Nokia UI API 1.4

Adjustable interface text size:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

MirrorLink, TV-out

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital Plus

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV, RealVideo 10

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 26, 2010

FCC ID value:

PDNRM-596 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.03 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.75 W/kg

Measured in:

1700 MHz

EU SAR:

Head:

1.02 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 27, 2010
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This device is also known as Nokia N98, Nokia N8-00

Pros

  • Features a Xenon flash - better than a standard LED

Cons

  • Thick body (0.51 inches)
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (210 ppi)

Description

Nokia N8 does make for one compelling device with its 3.5” capacitive touchscreen, 12-megapixel camera with Xenon flash and 720p video capture at 25 frames per second, HDMI output, and Video on-Demand through the Ovi Store. Aside from its camera centric focus, the Nokia N8 is the first handset to run on the Symbian^3 OS. It has 16GB of internal memory, FM radio, FM transmitter, Wi-Fi, GPS...

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