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 utilise 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 capacitive 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, customisation 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. It was Nokia's flagship device for 2010.
The Nokia N8 smartphone was made available at the official Nokia Online Store on 23 September 2010 and was released in select markets on October 1, 2010. The N8 became the product with the most customer pre-orders in Nokia's history up to the point of its release.
The previous phone in the Nseries was the N97, which was criticised for its earlier firmware issues. Anssi Vanjoki, Nokia's Executive Vice...