Nokia N8 archive

  • Nokia Belle update now ringing
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    Nokia Belle update now ringing

    By 7 February 2012

    Nokia Belle, possibly the last hurrah of the Symbian OS, is now available to download for an array of handsets from the Finnish manufacturer. Previously called Symbian Belle, before Nokia banned all use of the "S" word, Nokia Belle is the second major...

  • Nokia Symbian Anna hits the N8 and more
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    Nokia Symbian Anna hits the N8 and more

    By 18 August 2011

    The latest version of Symbian (yes, Symbian, it isn't dead just yet) - Anna - that was announced by Nokia back in April is finally seeing some device action, rolling out to the Nokia N8, C7, E7 and C6-01. Anna comes with a number of new features and improvements...

  • VIDEO: Love story shot on Nokia N8 splits our brains in two
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    VIDEO: Love story shot on Nokia N8 splits our brains in two

    By 28 June 2011

    Whilst it may have its shortcomings, no one can deny the power behind the Nokia N8's camera. The Finnish manufacturer managed to pack a tasty 12 megapixel sensor into the back of the handset, resulting in some serious mobile imaging.  Nokia hosts a competition...

  • Nokia C2-03 dual SIM handset revealed
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    Nokia C2-03 dual SIM handset revealed

    By 21 June 2011

    As well as going live with the MeeGo touting N9, Nokia also found time to announced the dual-SIM Series 40 handset - the Nokia C2-03. Describing the device as a "Touch and Type" one (meaning it combines a physical keypad with a touchscreen), the C2-03...

  • Britain from the Sky - the aerial photographer and the N8
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    Britain from the Sky - the aerial photographer and the N8

    By 4 May 2011

    All of the pictures you see on this page were taken with a mobile phone; not bad considering it’s something that aerial photographer Jason Hawkes is used to doing with an SLR since he started over 20 years ago. Throughout March 2011 though, the 41-year...

  • Nokia N8 tickled pink and Symbian updated
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    Nokia N8 tickled pink and Symbian updated

    By 2 May 2011

    Anything Apple can do, Nokia can do.....brighter. Whilst the Cupertino collective took around 9 months to bring out a secondary colour of its flagship mobile handset - Nokia has revealed the sixth colour variant of its flagship phone, the N8; this time...

  • Inaugural Angry Birds Championship takes place in Finland
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    Inaugural Angry Birds Championship takes place in Finland

    By 29 March 2011

    Think that you're pretty good at Angry Birds? Have you got 3 stars on all the levels, and have managed to find all of the hidden golden eggs? Good, good. Well done. But did you beat 2,599 other players to become the first ever Angry Birds champion? No,...

  • VIDEO: First Nokia N8 music video
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    VIDEO: First Nokia N8 music video

    By 7 February 2011

    Say what you like about Nokia, but you cannot argue that the Finnish giant doesn't make phones with top-notch video capabilities. As shown off here in the first music video to be shot entirely on a Nokia N8 smartphone. The video was produced by Kyle Roberts,...

  • Nokia N8 making decent sales
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    Nokia N8 making decent sales

    By 30 December 2010

    Nokia has managed to sell a surprisingly okay number N8 smartphones. The flagship mobile has rung through the tills a very respectable 4 million times since its release in October 2010. The stats come courtesy of Finnish website Inderes Oy (Google Translate...

  • Nokia C7 review
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    Nokia C7 review

    By 10 December 2010

    We first got our hands on the Nokia C7 back in September where we observed that the handset is quite difficult to place. Although it's a smartphone, it's not as highly specced as the likes of the Nokia N8, but it sits somewhere above the maker's C6 so...

  • Nokia N8: The hacker phone of Tron
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    Nokia N8: The hacker phone of Tron

    By 2 December 2010

    Nokia N8 fans going to see Tron Legacy, when it comes out on 17 December, will have a treat in store as the smartphone features in the movie. While most of the film is set in “The Grid” with Light Cycles, Light Jets, and Light Discs, the opening sequence...

  • Nokia N8 has power fault
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    Nokia N8 has power fault

    By 19 November 2010

    It was supposed to be the flagship handset that re-ignited the Nokia flame and turned the struggling Finnish phone giant's fortunes around, but the N8 has been received with mediocre reviews and is now the centre of faulty handset reports. Nokia has publicly...

  • Nokia N8 review
    Phones 3 out of 5

    Nokia N8 review

    By 12 November 2010

    Nokia's dominance in the mobile world has really taken a knock over the last few years, and the N8 is the company's attempt at reasserting itself as one of the big players, among the likes of Apple, HTC and Samsung. The first of Nokia's handsets to feature...

  • The 10 best smartphones on PAYG
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    The 10 best smartphones on PAYG

    By 9 November 2010

    Pay as you go is an oft overlooked way of running your mobile life if you're thinking of buying a smartphone, but that's not the way it has to be. There's no reason one can't combine a big flashy handset with paying for minutes, texts and data on one's...

  • Winner of Nokia N8 Facebook competition revealed
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    Winner of Nokia N8 Facebook competition revealed

    By 2 November 2010

    After teaming up with the good folk at Vodafone to bring you the chance of winning a Nokia N8 handset, the time has finally arrived to pick a winner. Yes, the moment you've all been waiting for has come. Out of the thousands of folk now "Liking" Pocket-lint...

  • Nokia N8 comes to Virgin Media - preloaded with VM Player app
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    Nokia N8 comes to Virgin Media - preloaded with VM Player app

    By 22 October 2010

    Virgin Media is the latest provider to carry the Nokia N8 smartphone, and as an incentive to sign up with it specifically, the company is pre-loading its Virgin Media Player application, allowing access to a host of TV and video on demand. The Player...

  • Win a Nokia N8 with Vodafone and Pocket-lint
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    Win a Nokia N8 with Vodafone and Pocket-lint

    By 14 October 2010

    Would you like to be in with a chance to win a Nokia N8? Yep, thought you would. Well, all you have to do is press the "Like" button above and start following Pocket-lint on Facebook. We've teamed up with the chaps over at Vodafone to give one lucky Pocket-lint...

  • Nokia creates own Vimeo channel for N8 HD video
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    Nokia creates own Vimeo channel for N8 HD video

    By 11 October 2010

    One of the major elements of the N8 that Nokia is very keen to highlight is its ability to film 1080p video, and to offer owners an incentive to share their Full HD clips the Finnish company has created its own Vimeo channel (at vimeo.com/nokia). The...

  • Nokia N8 gets the teardown treatment
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    Nokia N8 gets the teardown treatment

    By 8 October 2010

    Nokia's flagship smartphone (and saviour?), the Nokia N8, has been paid the ultimate compliment by the iFixit chaps - they've taken it to pieces. Now, whilst this might not be exactly what Nokia intended for its super camera-phone, it does show that the...

  • The not delayed, delayed Nokia N8 finally gets shipping date
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    The not delayed, delayed Nokia N8 finally gets shipping date

    By 6 October 2010

    Nokia might have shipped a handful of Nokia N8 handsets before the end of September, so the company could claim it met its end of Q3 launch date, but most of the stock is still sitting in a warehouse or on a boat rather than in the hands of consumers...

  • Nokia N8 shipments begin
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    Nokia N8 shipments begin

    By 30 September 2010

    Nokia has confirmed that shipments of its much anticipated, and much delayed, flagship handset - the Nokia N8 - have begun. The first recipients will, of course, be those individuals who pre-ordered online or via Nokia's stores. Nokia created quite a...

  • Nokia: N8 not delayed, but some will get it before others
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    Nokia: N8 not delayed, but some will get it before others

    By 21 September 2010

    Nokia, confused as to why rumours have started circulating that its latest smartphone the N8 is reported to have been delayed, has issued a statement via its official blog. According to the Finnish company, the N8 is still on schedule for a Q3 2010 launch...

  • Nokia World 2010 phones - All you need to know
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    Nokia World 2010 phones - All you need to know

    By 14 September 2010

    If Nokia is to get back into the smartphone market, this is where is begins. According to Executive Vice President of Markets, Nokia, Niklas Savander, the Nokia N8 and pals launched at Nokia World 2010 are the class that’s pushing the Finnish mobile...

  • Nokia announces smartphone fightback
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    Nokia announces smartphone fightback

    By 14 September 2010

    Nokia announced that Nokia World was the start of the smartphone fightback, today at the company's conference and developer summit in London. Anssi Vanjoki Executive VP and General Manager, said "We have transitioned Nokia for the future … Nokia invented...

  • Nokia N8 pre-sale opens....at last
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    Nokia N8 pre-sale opens....at last

    By 8 September 2010

    Nokia has confirmed the launch details of the much anticipated N8 - and the dates correspond with the leaked dates that we heard about last week. Nokia will be selling the device directly for a week, at the end of September, before it becomes available...