The Nokia N8 is a Symbian^3 smartphone of the Nokia Nseries. Featuring Carl Zeiss optics and xenon flash, the N8 is the above all Nokia camera phone to utilize a 12 megapixel camera sensor size of 1/1.83?, writing it the leading image sensor in a camera phone at the instant of its launch. The N8 score characteristics a 3.5-inch (89 mm) 360 x 640 pixel color touchscreen, and is the beforehand Nokia smartphone to run on the Symbian^3 speaking method surrounded by single-tap interaction, featuring the addition of various house screens, customization abilities, and multi-touch capabilities among gesture support. Among its connectivity facets are HDMI out, USB On-The-Go and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n support; the N8 is as well the initial device to feature a Pentaband 3.5G radio.

The Nokia N8 smartphone was formed to be had at the official Nokia Online Store on September 23, 2010 and was released in certain markets on October 1, 2010. The N8 became the product through the numerous buyer pre-orders in Nokia’s history up to the rate of its release.The N8 plans to be the earliest device by Nokia providing the Symbian^3 speaking system.  Symbian^3 was scheduled for the instant quarter of 2010 but was pushed coming back to the third quarter. Symbian^3 emphasizes 3 piece of real estate screens, every among up to six widgets this the user can customize. This new speaking approach has with streamlined menus and too substantiation for HD recording. As provided older versions of  Symbian,  multitasking is supported.  Anssi Vanjoki, Nokia’s Executive Vice President for Markets, argued in an interview overly worthy control are able to be proper as opposed to for the N97. There is a greater emphasis on the user interface and more effortless user-controls in on Symbian^3 (such as consistency between menus, a commonly criticised element of Symbian^1 devices).To highlight the capabilities of the Nokia N8 camera, Nokia produced a very brief film, The Commuter, in October 2010. Directed by the McHenry brothers and starring Dev Patel, Ed Westwick, Charles Dance and Pamela Anderson, the seven-minute film was try completely on the phone’s 720p camera. For the Spanish promotion of the phone properties as well produced a very brief video featuring luminiscent puppets, labeled Love Knot. The phone was in addition depleted to film Drums of Death’s “Won’t Be Long” music video. Using CellScope technology, Nokia too released an additional film labeled “Dot” that properties for sell to as the world’s smallest stop-motion animation character. The device too appeared on the popular Showtime TV show, “Dexter” as good as on the film, “TRON: Legacy”. In Asian countries, it was promoted differently for the duration of the fictional character Pier Roxas on Nokia’s Project Gener8. He too appeared on a Philippine language provide evidence Startalk to promote the device.