Nokia unveiled the long rumored Nokia N8 today. You still have to wait a while for the N8 is it will be available in select markets during the third quarter of 2010. The estimated retail price of the Nokia N8 is EUR 370 ($490), before applicable taxes or subsidies.
The Nokia N8 introduces a 12MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics, Xenon flash and a large sensor that rivals those found in compact digital cameras.
Additionally, the Nokia N8 offers the ability to make HD-quality videos and edit them with an intuitive built-in editing suite.
Doubling as a portable entertainment center, people can enjoy HD-quality video with Dolby Digital Plus surround sound by plugging into their home theatre system.
The Nokia N8 enables access to Web TV services that deliver programs, news and entertainment from channels like CNN, E! Entertainment, Paramount and National Geographic. Additional local Web TV content is also available from the Ovi Store.
Powering the Nokia N8 is Symbian^3, the latest edition of the world's most used smartphone software, which introduces several major advances, including support for gestures such as multi touch, flick scrolling and pinch-zoom. The Nokia N8 also offers multiple, personalizable homescreens which can be loaded with apps and widgets. The new 2D and 3D graphics architecture in the platform takes full advantage of the Nokia N8's hardware acceleration to deliver a faster and more responsive user interface. Symbian^3 also raises the bar in performance by delivering greater memory management allowing more applications to run in parallel for a faster multi- tasking experience.
Other features of the Nokia N8 include 3.5-inch touchscreen, accelerometer, compass, Proximity sensor, Ambient Light sensor, Wifi 802.11b/g/n, HSDPA, HSUPA, HDMI, Bluetooth and FM Tuner.
The Nokia N8 measures 113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm and weighs (with battery) 135g and comes in 5 colors.
Via the Nokia N8 site. Watch below a cool video of freestyler Max Vlassenko doing some amazing tricks with the Nokia N8.
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