Nokia N8 with Symbian^3 and 12MP camera officially announced; €370 in Q3 (video)

We’ve seen photos of the Nokia N8, its complete list of specs, a Russian preview, and even an FCC approval (with T-Mobile USA 3G). After all this, Nokia has decided to finally announce the N8 – it’s the company’s first 12MP handset, its first Symbian^3 smartphone, and the first to be integrated with Qt.

According to Nokia, Symbian^3 will come with “several major advances”, like gesture support (multi-touch, pinch-zoom and flick scrolling), personalized homescreens, new 2D and 3D graphics architecture, and “greater memory management” for fast multi-tasking.

The Nokia N8 weighs 135 g, measures 113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm and, as you may already know, features:

  • 3.5 inch capacitive OLED touchscreen display with 640 x 360 pixels
  • GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • WCDMA (HSDPA/HSUPA) 850/900/1700/1900/2100
  • WLAN IEEE802.11 b/g/n
  • A-GPS
  • Ovi Maps with free navigation
  • Flash Lite 4.0 and Flash video support
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • 3.5 mm jack
  • FM Radio and FM Transmitter
  • HDMI
  • 12MP autofocus camera with Carl Zeiss optics, Xenon flash, face recognition and HD (720p) video recording
  • 16GB of internal memory
  • MicroSD card support, up to 32GB
  • 1200 mAh battery

The Nokia N8 is up to 80% recyclable, while its packaging is 100 % recyclable.

The new Symbian^3 smartphone will have five color versions: black, silver, blue, orange and lime. Nokia will sell the N8 starting the third quarter of 2010 for €370 ($495) before taxes and subsidies.

Two video promos of the Nokia N8 can be watched below:

Via Nokia

Author: Ilinca Nita

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  • Jeromeo

    Finally. The world's first device which uses AT&T, T-Mobile, and Global UMTS WCDMA 3G bands. It's about time for technological progress, carrier competition, and device/roaming unification.