Mr. D Shivakumar, Vice President and Managing Director, Nokia India launched the N8 in the special presence of Nokia brand ambassador and bollywood star Priyanka Chopra.
The first of a series of smartphones based on the new Symbian, the Nokia N8 is fast and easy to use and supports true multitasking, allowing users to run multiple apps simultaneously and switch between them easily. Dubbed the world’s best camera phone, the Nokia N8 lets you take the highest quality photos and shoot HD-quality videos in supreme clarity with the 12MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics.
You can edit photos and videos on-screen and choose from multiple ways to share them; transfer large files to an external hard-drive with USB-on-the-go, or upload photos to social networks like Facebook, Twitter or RenRen straight from the homescreen. All this is delivered in a robust aluminum body in a range of vibrant colors with a real-glass 3.5″ AMOLED display.
Its WebTV apps and the intuitive music player inject an element of fun into idle moments.In Indian market it comes with preloaded TV Apps of Aaj Tak, Head lines Today and CNN. Plug the device to the home entertainment center to watch HD-quality videos from the big screen with full Dolby Digital Plus Surround Sound. The latest version of Ovi Store, available first on the Nokia N8, gives easy access to more apps – from social networking services like Facebook, Twiter and Foursquare.
The Nokia N8 will be available across the country from October 13, 2010, starting with Nokia Priority Stores, at an MRP of Rs 26259. Consumers can also avail the Nokia N8 on an Easy EMI scheme, paying for the device in three equal monthly installments (EMI) at zero percent interest. Nokia has already been offering consumers the opportunity to experience the Nokia N8 live at Nokia Priority outlets in key cities and towns across the country.
Speaking at the unveiling N8, D. Shivakumar, Vice President and Managing Director, Nokia India said, “The consumer is in the centre of all that we do at Nokia and we are constantly innovating to enhance user experience and address user feedback. The N8, our latest smartphone, sets a new milestone for Nokia in growth and innovation with the new Symbian ^3 platform that delivers our best smartphone experience required by the ever demanding consumer today. It is the first in a new generation of Nokia devices; devices that are faster, more intuitive and fun to use.