Today Nokia has officially announced the first phone N8 in the Open source Symbian platform. The Symbian^3 Open source includes HDMI support, music integration, efficient memory management, 2D,3d graphic architecture, Modern network architecture, Efficient multi tasking, usability enhancements etc. Nokia N8 is the first mobile handset powered with this operating system.
The main highlight of this phone is its point and shoot 12 Megapixel Camera with xenon flash and Carl Zeiss lens. Dolby Surround system with an HDMI output will make this a pocket home theater system. The device is fully featured for the one click access of all social network sites. This also offers free lifetime worldwide car and walk navigation from OVI store over 70 countries.The Web TV delivers local and global TV favorites right to the home screen.
source: Nokia press release
Features and specifications of N8
|System:||WCDMA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 and GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900|
|Form Factor||Touch screen monoblock|
|Dimensions||113.5 x 59.12 x 12.9 mm (L x W x H)|
|Display:||3.5 inch widescreen (640 x 360 pixels) capacitive touch|
|Memory||16GB mass memory + micro SD card slot, 135MB internal memory, support up to 32GB memory cards. RAM256, ROM512|
|Video Playback||Video recording, Performance: encoding 25fps, decoding 30fps, File Formats: H.264, MPEG-4, VC-1, H.263, Real Video|
|Music Playback:||FM radio, FM transmitter, MP3 player, Supported codecs: MP3,AAC,eAAC, eAAC+,WMA,AMR-WB, DRM support, DRM:OMA DRM 2.0|
|Available colors||Dark Grey ,Silver White ,Green ,Blue ,Orange|
|Price and availability||Shipping will be started from the third quarter of 2010. The approximate cost will be €370 (Rs 21,800/-)|