Nokia N8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Nokia N8 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Nokia N8 is a 2010 smartphone. It measures 113.5 x 59.1 x 12.9 mm and weighs 135 g. It has a AMOLED display measuring 3.5" inches. The resolution is 360 x 640 and 210 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 0.3 MP. The main camera is Single with 12 MP.

It runs on 680 MHz ARM 11 CPU with 16 GB, 256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM memory. The battery is 1200 mAh.

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Pros and Cons

Nokia N8 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Nokia N8

Release date

2010, April


113.5 x 59.1 x 12.9 mm (4.47 x 2.33 x 0.51 in)


135 g (4.76 oz)


Dark Grey, Silver White, Green, Blue, Orange, Pink, Bronze


1200 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Stand by time- Up to 390 h (2G) / Up to 400 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 12 h (2G) / Up to 5 h 50 min (3G)
Music play - Up to 50 h

Approximate price140 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

3.5" inc

Screen area

33.8 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

360 x 640 px

PPI /points per inch/

210 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

12 MP, Single

Camera specs

-12 MP, 1/1.83'', AF


Carl Zeiss optics, Xenon flash, ND filter

Video 720p@25fps, 720p@30fps (via SW update)
Front camera, selfie

0.3 MP, Single


VGA videocall camera


Operating system OS

Symbian^3, upgradable to Nokia Belle Refresh

Processor CPU

- 680 MHz ARM 11

Graphics processor GPU

- Broadcom BCM2727

External memory

microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal memory

16 GB, 256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Mini-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 10.2/2 Mbps
GPRS Class 33
Edge Class 33
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, UPnP technology
GPS Yes, with A-GPS; Ovi Maps 3.0
USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Bluetooth 3.0, A2DP
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.09 W/kg (head)     0.85 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 1.02 W/kg (head)    

Music and Audio

Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS; FM trans
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
- TV-out (720p video) via HDMI with Dolby Digital Plus sound
-Anodized aluminum casing
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Nokia. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Nokia may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Nokia N8 was around 140 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2010, April.
The weight of the Nokia N8 is 135 g.
The screen size of the Nokia N8 is 3.5" inches.
The size of the Nokia N8 is 113.5 x 59.1 x 12.9 mm (HxWxD).

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