Summary: At long last, the Nokia N8 is finally here, amidst a flurry of news that accompanied its announcement since April 2010. More than six months down the road, and almost missing the Q3 2010 launch promise, the N8 was pushed into the market and delivered to consumers. Well, some, not all consumers.
Pros: Good 12MP camera with attention to details and sharp imaging quality, Good viewing experience with OLED screen
Cons: Sluggish and unpolished user interface, Below expected battery mileage, Poor design/placement of often used buttons
Conclusion: Thanks to the iPhone raising the bar for touch screen smartphones several years ago, the Nokia N8 faces some stiff competition. If you're currently a Nokia person, you'll likely enjoy the N8. It's a solid high-end Nokia with great voice, a fantastic camera and a vivid AMOLED capacitive display.
Pros: Exceptional camera, responsive and vibrant touch screen, good battery life., Superb camera, vibrant multi-touch display, modern OS, great battery life, excellent call quality, has 3G for all GSM networks, lots of internal storage plus a microSD card slot, can play Flash video.
Cons: The OS is a solid rebirth of Symbian that's made for touch, but there's nothing that pushes it ahead of iOS and Android., OS is modern but not captivating, phone sometimes lags, browser is sometimes sluggish, battery isn't user replaceable, Ovi Maps navigation is weird in the US.
Excerpt: Nokia’s N-Series is back with a bang. The N8 is finally here and comes with a promise of revitalizing Nokia’s high-end segment with its funky new age look, updated OS and whatever else comes with that.