What Makes Nokia N8 Thick?

The Nokia N8, launched in October 2010, is a feature-packed multimedia smartphone from the stables of Nokia. From Wikipedia:

The Nokia N8 is a Symbian^3 smartphone from the Nokia Nseries. Featuring Carl Zeiss optics and xenon flash, the N8 is the first Nokia camera phone to utilize a 12 megapixel camera sensor size of 1/1.83?, making it the largest image sensor in a camera phone at the time of its launch. The N8 display features a 3.5-inch (89 mm) 360 x 640 pixel colour touchscreen, and is the first Nokia smartphone to run on the Symbian^3 operating system with single-tap interaction, featuring the addition of multiple home screens, customization abilities, and multi-touch capabilities with gesture support. Among its connectivity features are HDMI out, USB On-The-Go and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n support; the N8 is also the first device to feature a Pentaband 3.5G radio.

The Nokia N8 is one of the hottest smartphones in the market today and is jam-packed with cutting-edge features in its compact size.

If you are one of those Nokia faithfuls itching for a high-end smartphone from the stable of the global leader in mobile devices, then this piece of information will interest you. Nokia’s latest entertainment smartphone, the highly anticipated Nokia N8 has hit the Nigerian market.

With the N8, and the new Symbian software, Nokia is bringing a familiar, faster and more intuitive user experience to the world’s most popular smartphone platform. The Nokia N8 has received the highest amount of consumer pre-orders in Nokia history and Nokia says it is thrilled with wide acceptance the device is getting globally.

“To appeal to today’s high-end buyers, smartphones have to be enjoyable, useful and beautiful. Ease of use, excellent multimedia performance and elegant design are all essential elements of the package,” says Osagie Ogunbor, Head of Communications, Nokia West Africa. The first of a series of smartphones based on the new Symbian, the Nokia N8 is fast and easy to use and supports true multitasking, allowing users to run multiple apps simultaneously and switch between them easily.

Nokia N8
Nokia N8 in different colours

Dubbed the world’s best camera phone, the Nokia N8 lets you take the highest quality photos and shoot HD-quality videos in supreme clarity with the 12MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics. You can edit photos and videos on-screen and choose from multiple ways to share them; transfer large files to an external hard-drive with USB-on-the-go, or upload photos to social networks like Facebook, Twitter or RenRen straight from the homescreen. All this is delivered in a robust aluminium body in a range of vibrant colours with a real-glass 3.5″ AMOLED display.

The Nokia N8 has a black belt in entertainment. Its WebTV apps from channels like E! Entertainment, National Geographic and CNN and the intuitive music player inject an element of fun into idle moments. Plug the device to the home entertainment centre to watch HD-quality videos from the big screen with full Dolby Digital Plus Surround Sound. The latest version of Ovi Store, available first on the Nokia N8, gives easy access to more apps – from social networking services like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare to games like Need for Speed Shift or productivity apps like Tesco in the UK. Like other Nokia smartphones, the Nokia N8 comes with free Ovi Maps walk & drive navigation in more than 70 countries worldwide, with no hidden costs. The latest beta release of Ovi Maps is also available for download from Nokia Beta Labs for the Nokia N8. It features visibility to public transport in 85 cities around the world, as well as real-time traffic, safety camera alerts, visibility to parking and petrol stations, and speed limit warnings.

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Oluniyi D. Ajao is an Internet Entrepreneur and Tech Enthusiast based in South Africa. Follow him on twitter @niyyie for more tech updates.

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