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Nokia just announced a new device powered by the new Symbian^3 platform, the Nokia N8. It is launched with a new breed of camera to compete with the current point and shoot digicams in the market.

From the specs, I’d say that this Nokia N8 is the best Nokia camera device ever as it comes with a 12-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and Xenon flash. The camera sensor is larger than most of the sensors in current camera phones and also digicams out there, so expect photos with good noise control from this new N8.

The N8 can also capture HD videos at 720p and has the ability to edit them within the device itself. Watching videos is also great on the 3.5″ HD capacitive touchscreen. This is the first Nokia device to have HDMI output to you can plug it to your HDTVs to share photos and videos with your friends. Other than that, the experience of watching videos on the N8 is also different as it has Dolby Digital Plus surround sound and is ablt to hook into a dedicated Web TV application for access to news and entertainment on the move.

The N8 also has messaging and social networks features. Access live feeds from your Twitter and Facebook accounts from the homscreen itself. You will be able to comment, reach and post photos and statuses with one touch. As usual, the N8 comes with free global Ovi Maps walk and drive navigation with support in more than 70 countries worldwide.

The Symbian^3 powering the N8, is a new and enhanced version of the current Symbian OS and it now supports gestures and multitouch like pinch to zoom. Other enhancements are; 3 customizable homescreens, improved 2D and 3D graphics for faster and more responsive UI.

The N8 comes with 5 eye catching colours and will cost about €370 before tax and subsidies. The Nokia N8 is expected to ship in the 3rd quarter of 2010.

Stay tuned for more into on Nokia N8!

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April 28th, 2010

[...] at SmashPoP, Jason reckons the N8 is a new breed, rivalling stand alone digicams, and is the ‘best Nokia camera device ever’. He also [...]

April 30th, 2010

[...] at SmashPoP, Jason reckons the N8 is a new breed, rivalling stand alone digicams, and is the ‘best Nokia camera device ever’. He also highlights [...]

El MarkoNo Gravatar

August 13th, 2010

Eye candy doesn’t cut it.

Does Symbian^3 support categories?

No phone can be considered “smart” if tasks, calendar items, contacts, memos, files of all kinds do not include the ability to be associated to one or more categories. If items cannot by synced with categories from desktop and web-based personal information applications, then why bother?

It’s not rocket science; the Palm OS had fine support of categories, dating back a dozen years.

So, does Symbian^3 support categories or am I supposed to want this phone because of it’s gee whiz UI and the fact it takes pretty pictures?

September 3rd, 2010

[...] OK So we have heard a lot about Nokia’s upcoming super smartphone N8, the first device to be powered by Symbian^3 OS. [...]

January 19th, 2011

[...] Nokia N8 preview session tonight. Post your questions here! by discovrpop on Sep 3, 2010 • 11:53 am 17 Comments OK So we have heard a lot about Nokia’s upcoming super smartphone N8, the first device to be powered by Symbian^3 OS. [...]

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