Nokia, a renowned brand in the mobile phone industry, has established a strong market presence over the years. However, with the emergence of advanced technologies from competitors like Apple and Samsung, the smartphone market has become increasingly competitive, necessitating the need for continuous innovation in design and features. The latest addition to Nokia's lineup, the Nokia N8 smartphone, boasts an array of captivating features that surpass those found in previous N series models.

Display and Input Method The Nokia N8 showcases an impressive 3.5" display screen with a resolution of up to 16:9 nHD AMOLED, capable of displaying 16 million vibrant colors on its touch screen. Its anodized aluminum casing, available in various colors, ensures durability. The input method supports both physical keys and finger touch input for text input and user interface control, including handwriting recognition for Chinese characters.

Supported File Types and Storage Customization options for the default standby display on the N8 include themes, widgets, icons, shortcuts, menus, and shortcuts. The handset also provides excellent music playback capabilities, supporting a range of file types such as WMA, MP3, AAC, eAAC, AMR-NB, eAAC+, and AMR-WB. Users can store these files on the phone's internal memory of 16GB or expand the storage with a swappable memory card of up to 32GB.

Data In terms of data connectivity, the Nokia N8 smartphone supports 3G, GPRS/EDGE Class B, HSDPA Cat9 (with a maximum speed of 10.2Mbps), HSUPA Cat5 (with a maximum speed of 2.0Mbps), and WLAN IEEE802.11b/g/n. This allows users to experience faster data speeds of up to 10.2Mbps, although the actual speed may vary depending on the network.

Camera and Video Equipped with a 12.0-megapixel camera featuring Carl Zeiss optics, xenon flash, and an automatic red-eye remover, the Nokia N8 captures stunning photographs. It also enables high-definition video recording at 720p and 25fps, supporting H.264, MPEG-4, VC-1 formats. With Flash Lite 4, the device can play videos with Dolby Digital surround sound when connected to an external display via HDMI.

Additionally, the Nokia N8 includes a built-in stereo FM radio. The dedicated 2D/3D graphics accelerator processor enhances the gaming experience on the handset, while connectivity options such as Bluetooth 3.0, a micro USB connector, and an FM transmitter allow seamless interaction with other devices.

The new Nokia N8 smartphone, accompanied by a complimentary Nokia Silicon cover, is now available in Kenya.