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Nokia N8 review

Nokia's new flagship phone arrives with an arsenal of media features

Our Verdict

The best phone Nokia has ever produced with some class-leading functionality, but let down on the user experience and internet experience

Product features

  • Built-in Memory : 16 GB
  • Rear Camera Resolution : 12 Megapixel
  • Battery Talk Time : 17.83 Hour

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  • Great camera
  • Superb battery life
  • Clear and crisp screen
  • Decent audio output
  • Stylish aluminium casing
  • HDMI-out port


  • Average virtual keyboards
  • Unintuitive UI
  • Unimpressive internet experience
  • Confusing connection management
  • Poor social network integration

Nokia n8 review

Nokia n8 review

Nokia n8 review

Nokia n8 review

Nokia n8 review

Tech Specs

Product TypeSmartphone
Network BandQuad Band
Input MethodTouchscreen
Wireless LANYes
Contract TypeSIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported32 GB
Built-in Memory16 GB
Built-in FlashYes
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
SAR Value1.02 W/kg
GPS ReceiverYes
Product FamilyN
Cellular Network SupportedWCDMA 2100
Rear Camera Resolution12 Megapixel
Front CameraYes
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleBar
Operating SystemSymbian
Brand NameNokia
Battery Talk Time17.83 Hour
Product ModelN8
Screen Size8.9 cm (3.5")
Weight (Approximate)135 g
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, REACH, ENERGY STAR
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Processor ManufacturerARM
Messaging TypeEmail, Instant Messaging, MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), SMS (Short Message Service)
Radio Tuner TypeFM
Call FeaturesConference Call, Call Log, Smart Dialing
Height113.5 mm
Width59 mm
Depth12.9 mm
Radio TunerYes
Product SeriesN
Product NameN8 Smartphone
Processor Speed680 MHz
Processor TypeARM11
Screen TypeOLED
Sensor TypeAmbient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Digital Compass
Manufacturer Part Number002S735
Manufacturer Website Address
Package Contents
  • N8 Smartphone
  • Nokia Battery BL-4D
  • Nokia Connectivity Cable CA-179
  • Nokia Compact Travel Charger AC-15E
  • Nokia Adapter Cable for HDMI CA-156
  • Nokia Adapter Cable for USB OTG CA-157
  • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-701
  • Quick Start Guide
Limited Warranty2 Year