Have you heard of a 12MP camera in a mobile phone (I am not talking about digital cameras)??
Nokia one of the top company of mobile handsets introduced a phone with 12MP camera, the Nokia N8, giving a new a definition to mobile phones.
The Nokia N8 is a Symbian^3(now being updated to Symbian Anna) Smartphone of the Nokia Nseries. The Nokia N8 Smartphone is the worlds second Smartphone to feature 12 megapixel autofocus lens, the first being the Sony Ericsson Satio and one of the first camera phones to feature Carl Zeiss optics with a xenon flash. The Nokia N8 has also become the first mobile device to feature a pentaband 3.5G radio.
Appearance and Display: In the sea of worldwide touchscreen phones, Nokia N8 seems to throw a unique impression. Nokia n8 has anodized aluminium monocoque body and has a wide range of available colors silver white, dark grey, orange, blue, green and pink. Dimensioning 113.5 × 59 × 12.9 mm and weighing 135gms the phones marks its main difference with the 12MP camera at the back.
Nokia N8 is the second Nokia to have a capacitive touchscreen, following the X6 and a 3.5-inch AMOLED display stretching to 640 x 360 resolutions coated with gorilla glass for protection from scratches.
Internal Specs: Nokia N8 initially had Symbian^3 which is now being updated to Symbian Anna Operating System. The phone supports Java Runtime 2.2 for Symbian, Qt 4.7.3, Web Runtime 7.2, HTML 4.1 and Flash Lite 4.0.
The other additional features includes 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 plus A2DP, GPS (both the real and assisted kind), USB On-The-Go support, a 1200mAh battery, 16GB of built-in storage, and of course a MicroSD slot for adding up to 32GB more.
Camera: The biggest distinguishing feature is of course the protruding camera compartment on the back, which boasts the world’s largest image sensor yet seen in a Smartphone, a Carl Zeiss lens, a Xenon flash. Nokia N8 has the 12 megapixel autofocus camera with Carl Zeiss optics and a fullscreen 16:9 viewfinder with easy-to-use touch-screen parameters and a Secondary camera for video calls (VGA, 640 x 480 pixels). The camera does the video recording of HD quality at 720p resolution and Shoot 16:9 videos in HD.
The N8 camera truly is a photographer’s delight. It excels at taking pictures and is competent at recording video.
Other features include the Easy-to-use email client with attachment support for images, videos, music and documents and HTML support for email, Full web browsing of real web pages with touch control, Nokia Music Player and Ovi Music store and Stereo FM radio.
Finding of fact: Overall, we can say in no uncertain terms that the N8 is easily the best Symbian device that Nokia has ever made. The exclusive 12MP camera marks a strong impact but the 3.5 inch screen may dismay the users as for now 3.5” seems to look a bit on the small side.