Nokia 808 PureView Packs Jaw-Dropping 41-Megapixel Carl Zeiss Camera!

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My 12-megapixel capable Nokia N8 just feels incredibly insufficient now that Nokia has announced a successor in the form of the Nokia 808 PureView, which packs a powerhouse 41-megapixel still camera. The camera on the Nokia 808 can capture widescreen 16:9 resolutions at a more meager 35-megapixel resolution. The insane megapixel support bests any camera […]

Picture of Symbian-Powered Nokia N8 Successor Leaks Out

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In addition to hearing that Nokia may be providing an upgrade path to its earlier Symbian^3 devices, including the venerable Nokia N8, to the next-generation of Symbian OS called Nokia Carla, we’re also seeing for the first time in photo of what Nokia is planning as a hardware successor to the camera phone king. The […]

Nokia to Cancel All Future Symbian Phone Development Except for One

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After being optimistic and announcing that it would continue to sell at least 150 million more Symbian phones after having announced the switch to Windows Phone nearly a year ago, Nokia may have been overly optimistic and weak sales numbers for the Symbian ecosystem may lead the world’s largest phone-maker to abandon the sinking Symbian […]

Hardware Hack Brings Canon Interchangeable Lenses to Nokia N8 Smartphone

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The venerable camera phone that is known as the Nokia N8 is still one of the most respected camera-enabled smartphone on the market, having been used to photograph magazine cover shoots, film feature films, and create short-length movies. Now, hackers are taking the Nokia N8 and pushing Nokia’s Carl Zeiss optics-powered Nokia N8 with a […]

Nokia N8 Used to Shoot Olive, a Full-Length Feature Film

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The Nokia N8, a Symbian-powered smartphone with a 12-megapixel camera, 720p HD video recording, Xenon flash, mechanical shutter, and Carl Zeiss lens, is being used to film the world’s first full-length feature film shot with a smartphone camera. The film, titled Olive, is said to be hitting theaters soon. The N8 was used with a […]

Post-Anna, Nokia Promises Symbian Belle Update for N8, C6, C7, E6, E7, X7 in Q4

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Now that Anna is beginning to roll out for current-generation Symbian^3 devices, including flagships like the Nokia E7 and N8, the company is looking forward to the future towards Symbian Belle, promising that the new software update will launch ” from the fourth quarter onwards for earlier Symbian 3 devices.” It’s unclear what fourth quarter onwards […]

Nokia Confirms Symbian Anna Software Update for Everyone by End of August

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Nokia, writing on the company’s official Twitter account, confirms that the Symbian Anna software update will hit existing Symbian^3 phones by the end of August, though a more specific timeline was not given for the Nokia N8, E7, and C7 handsets. The company says that new smartphones shipping this month should come pre-loaded with the […]

Nokia Slashes Smartphone Prices in Europe to Stem Market Share Decline

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Nokia is cutting the prices of its smartphone in Europe in an effort to mitigate the company’s declining market share of the high-end smartphone market. Price drops were described to be as high as 15 percent on some of the company’s flagship models, including the photo-centric Nokia N8 with its 12-megapixel camera, large image sensor, […]

A Camera Phone Without Compromises: Nokia, Carl Zeiss Talk About Nokia N8

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Carl Zeiss and Nokia explains why the Nokia N8 is simply the best camera phone, highlighting the materials, build quality, and technologies that go into the handset to enable a superb 12-megapixel Symbian^3 smartphone. I will admit that although I’ve never been a Symbian fan in the past–I’ve forayed into the platform with the stunning […]

Symbian Belle Icons Shown in Portrait, Landscape on Nokia N8, E7

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While we had previously reported on Symbian Belle, the software update that will follow Symbian Anna, previously at GottaBeMobile, we’re seeing shots showing how the icons will look on both the Nokia N8 and the Nokia E7 in both portrait and landscape orientations. The Symbian Belle update is said to be coming either at the […]

Nokia E6, X7 Now Shipping with Anna; E7, N8, C6 Update is ‘Coming Soon’

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Nokia has revealed that its Symbian^3 Nokia E6 and X7 are now shipping, and both devices will ship pre-loaded with the Symbian software update called Anna, formally known as PR 2.0. Unfortunately, though the news is somewhat bittersweet for early adopters of Nokia’s Symbian^3 products like the Nokia E7, a handset with a landscape-oriented QWERTY […]

Symbian Anna Update Shown on Nokia N8 On Video

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The Nokia N8 is by far one of my favorite phones for its excellent camera and sleek design, but the handset is not without fault, which is a reason why I am looking forward to when Nokia will release its Anna update for the device’s Symbian^3 operating system. Currently, the Nokia N8, even on its […]

Nokia Sleeping Screen Brings Animation to Lock Screens

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One of the features–other than the amazing camera–that I love about my Nokia N8 is the ability to quickly glance at the time and date even when the phone is in idle without having to turn on the display thanks to the beautiful analog or digital clock on the Symbian^3 standby screen. It’s like carrying […]

Nokia to Conquer China’s High-End Smartphone Market with Nokia T7

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New images of the Nokia T7 have emerged showing a device that resembles the flagship Nokia N8, which I love, but with slight differences made for the huge Chinese market. The Nokia T7 will eschew Nokia’s Carl Zeiss autofocus 12-megapixel camera with mechanical shutter in favor of an 8-megapixel camera, similar to that found on […]