Nokia has announced the N8 smartphone, which is set to be the first device running version 3 of the Symbian operating system. There’s a 12 megapixel camera with Xenon flash, there’s HD-quality video recording, Dolby surround sound and a 3.5-inch organic LED screen in the aluminium body.
There's also social network aggregation, built-in video editing and the free Ovi Maps navigation service. Symbian ^3 includes support for multi-touch, flick scrolling and pinch-zoom on the touchscreen. In addition, the Nokia N8 is Nokia’s first device to be integrated with Qt. which makes it easier for software developers to build Symbian applications.
Dimensions are 114mm x 59mm x 13mm; weight is 135g. The Nokia N8 will be available from Q3 2010 and is expected to cost around 370 Euro SIM-free (around £375 incl. VAT).