Nokia Introduces 12-Megapixel N8 Smartphone

Nokia Introduces 12-Megapixel N8 Smartphone

The new Nokia N8 smartphone offers a 12-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and a Xenon flash, and the ability to record HD-quality video. It can also stream live feeds from Facebook and Twitter on the homescreen.

With the N8, Nokia said people can create exciting content, connect to their favourite social networks, and enjoy on-demand Web TV programs and Ovi Store apps. Doubling as a portable entertainment centre, people can enjoy HD quality video with Dolby Digital Plus surround sound by connecting the handset to their home theatre system.

It has 16GB of built in storage space, expandable up to 48GB with a MicroSD card – ideal for storing and moving pictures on the go.

The Nokia N8 also offers Web TV services that deliver programs, news and entertainment from channels like CNN, E! Entertainment, Paramount and National Geographic, with additional UK focused Web TV content also available from the Ovi Store.

The Nokia N8 will be available in Q3 2010 at an estimated retail price of €370, or about $490 US.

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Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.