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Nokia N8 Official: Release Date, Specifications, Price and Photos

Under: Nokia
By:Mark | April 27th, 2010

This morning we mentioned about the latest smartphone to hit the FCC, the Nokia N8 hit the FCC with the name RM-596, well now we can tell you it has been made official and we will let you know about the specifications, release date, price and show you some photos thanks to Nokia Conversations.

This will be the first handset powered by the new Symbian^3 platform, this is a camera phone there is no doubting that and with its 12-megapixel lens featuring Xenon flash and Carl Zeiss optics you know you will get some lovely photos, this device has been designed to give you top quality photos and videos.

The Nokia N8 is stepping up to the plate with the hope its camera and video features will win a few hearts and with the ability to record high definition videos is very good in itself, but with the added benefits of editing these videos is a lot more warming thanks to the built-in editing suite. Viewing HD will be awesome on the 3.5-inch HD capacitive touchscreen and with a HDMI connector as well you can link up the handset to your HD TV and share your media with friends and family.

Not only are you gaining HD abilities on the N8, you will also love the fact this is a superb entertainment centre featuring Dolby Digital Plus surround sound, the N8 also comes with 16GB of built-in storage but you can expand to a whopping 48GB thanks to the micro SD card slot.

Facebook and Twitter can give you updates straight to your homescreen where you can update, send; share your location and photos with a simple touch. Other features include free global Ovi Maps walk and drive navigation with support in more than 70 countries worldwide, you can use the stunning pinch-to-zoom gesture, customisable homescreens that can be loaded with applications and widgets, improved 2D and 3D graphics, and so much more.

The Nokia N8 looks the business with its anodised aluminium looks, and seeing as it comes in an array of colours you have options, five different colours to be exact. The Nokia N8 price will be €370 before local taxes and subsidies and its release date is Q3 2010.

As soon as we hear more about this device we will let you know, in the meantime please do post all your comments below, we would love to know what you think about the Nokia N8 so far. Images and video shown courtesy Nokia Conversations (Official Nokia Blog)

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  • alireza

    hi i donot money for buy this !!! if u are arich human plz buy for me one .

    • Coolman

      Excuse me, Alireza! Even if some one is a millionaire or a billionaire, he will not buy a mobile for someone, that to without any relationship. If this started happpening, everyone will request a rich person to buy for him. Many people do not have enough money to buy expensive mobiles, that does not mean to ask for a mobile from a rich person. No one will buy Nokia N8 for you, and I am 100% sure about it. AND Please learn to speak English, even the slang English is not like this.

      • ninagosaimas

        This one would be even more better if it has a front facing cam. N8 Phone New Impressions

        • Cameron

          It does have a front facing camera as you can do video calls on it.

  • vijay

    nobody have extra money to buy for anybody…..dont use computer body its business everyday new thing lounge….

  • theLegend

    Please learn to speak english, neither of you made any sense! lol You would have been better off speaking in your native language I would have understood you better.
    I'm getting this phone as soon as it comes out btw.

  • JR1

    how much does it cost??

  • Fongy

    I have to say, that this is the best cameraphone to hit the market… ever!
    Having said that, it's not for me, I'll be getting the Samsung Galaxy S…
    I'd argue that this isn't really in the "smartphone" category – it's more media-centric…
    But for those who don't like infinite customisation and a phone that has average processing power (not 1Ghz I don't think – and quite a sluggish Symbian 3) then it's perfect! (not a criticism by the way)
    I think it's a good medium-class phone! :)

  • Riku

    I plan on buying this phone. (I´ll buy it and then tell my wife afterwards shhhh!).

    What really attracts me is the camera (12 MP and Xenon flash- wow) and navigator. The cost of a phone, camera and navigator separately would be more than the ticket price. I´ve stayed away from the smart phone market so far choosing Nokia handsets in the 100€ range, which have been great, but this phone has enticed me to want a smart phone.

    iPhone… barf, Nokia N8 all the way!

  • Nokiaboy

    its amazing, so amazing !!!

  • Coolman

    Excuse me, Alireza! Even if someone is a Millionaire, he will not buy a mobile phone for someone. If this started happening, everyone will request a rich person to buy for him. Crazy person. What an IDIOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sophana Chea

    Hi, Nokia.
    I would you to issue your product of N8 in to market as soon as posible.
    I hopefully to get this produce in to my hand very soon.
    i love n8 so much.
    Thanks for your reading.

  • jake

    The shape fails to compete with iPhone. It has to beat the appearance of iPhone to lure customers away from that product with a first impression. Then it needs to show that it has a lot, I mean a lot more contents than iPhone.

  • Alias Neo

    Y r u ppl after Alireza get a life and btw ppl to buy stuff for other ppl to make them happy.Ever heard of MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION ?. It doen't need A billion dollars it just needs a GOOD heart. Perhaps I will buy him a phone If I have enough money,

  • nokia n8 buyer

    i am waiting this phone. It is the best. N8 rules

  • imran

    when is the release date for this phone ??

  • Noe

    how much does it cost?

  • ROBI

    23000RS.

  • Abby

    Alias Neo….. you're right. I agree with you.

    • idivettu velappan

      wow, i suggestd dis to buy to my manager.. itz realy a nice device… and i also planning to buy dis device in 2038 :(

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002209958721 Tamia Coomber

    thanks dad for my new Nokia N8! :D

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