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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