Available around the world as of last month, the Nokia N8 (the world’s first Symbian^3 smartphone) will probably become one of the company’s best-selling high-end handsets in the near future.
In fact, Nokia has just announced (via Twitter) that the “N8 has received the highest amount of consumer pre-orders” in its history.
Sadly, Nokia doesn’t talk numbers yet, but pre-orders have to be in the range of millions.
Even though Symbian^3 is not regarded as one of the nicest mobile platforms out there, the combination of great features (12MP camera included) and accessible price seems to make the N8 a winner.
AllAboutSymbian has it that there will be more than 50 enhancements coming to S^3 in early 2011, including portrait QWERTY, split screen input, and a new browser. The enhancements will be available not only for the N8, but also for the C7, C6-01, E7 and all upcoming Symbian smartphones.
According to Nokia, “over 100 key operators around the world are ranging the Nokia N8 in over 40 countries.” I’d say there’s a good chance the smartphone will be sold in more than 10 million units pretty soon – what do you think?
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