Nokia N8

Nokia has built a superb phone in the N8, with a class-leading camera and excellent connectivity, but has spoiled the whole package with its half-baked Symbian^3 software.


Battery

Battery capacity
1200 mAh
Talk time
5.5 hours
Standby time
400 hours

Camera

Camera resolution
12-megapixel
Video capture
Yes
Camera flash
Xenon

Connectivity

Networks
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, UMTS 850, UMTS 2100
Connectivity
Bluetooth, 802.11b, Wi-Fi, 3G, HSDPA, HSUPA
Data services
GPRS, WAP, EDGE, HSDPA

Display

Screen resolution
360 x 640 pixels
Number of colours
16 million

Entertainment

Music player
Yes
Video player
Yes
Games
Yes
FM radio
Yes

Functionality

Input method
Touchscreen
Ringtone options
MP3
Operating system
Symbian
Supported audio file formats
AAC+, MP3, WMA
Supported video file formats
MPEG-4, WMV, H.264
Video calls
Yes
Web browser
Yes
Java
Yes
Version of OS
^3

General

Phone type
3G, Smartphone, Imaging
Form factor
Touchscreen
Dimensions (W x D x H)
59.1 x 12.9 x 113.5 mm
Weight
135 g
Availability
Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, 3 Mobile
Processor
ARM 11
Processor speed
680 MHz
RAM
256 MB
ROM
512 MB

Memory

Expansion slot
microSD
Internal memory
16000 MB

Messaging

Messaging options
SMS, MMS, E-mail, Instant Messaging, Push e-mail

Physical features

Available colours
White, Silver, Orange, Green, Blue
Included accessories
Manual, Software (Windows), Charger, Stereo headset, USB cable

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User Reviews / Comments  Nokia N8

  • PaulG4

    PaulG4

    Rating8

    "great phone, very happy with it, great camera. browser is a little slow compared to similar age phones. best camera phone yet to this day ;-)"

  • jharmon

    jharmon

    Rating1

    "I got my N8 from Optus about a year ago and it performs poorly. Part way through a conversation with someone it just drops out. Can't determine whether it is Optus or the phone. Would definitel..."

  • alfaromeo25

    alfaromeo25

    Rating10

    "im using yhis from 5 months,made plenty of HD movies/picturs.good thing is just conect it to pc and copy and past your stuff from phone to ur pc.or even if u have external mini sd card just remove ..."

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