I’ve now had quite sometime playing around with the Nokia N8, enough time in my opinion to put out a post on how I think the handset will rank up to today’s expectations. Obviously the 12 Megapixel camera is going to the focus point of it, what else is there really that stands out other than that? Well design perhaps, it’s a bit like Marmite I guess, but not as severe as the “love it or hate it” scenario with Marmite.
My initial impressions when I saw the press pics and leaked ones too, was it looked very rugged and industrialized, which I guess it is. The bare screws adding to that look on the casing. The color choices are good I guess, my personal preference would say go for the black, and having handled one myself I can say it looks and feels good. The Orange one seems to be doing the rounds with developers – allegedly it’s a limited edition color. Colors and preferences aside, what I noticed most was the size of the N8 itself. The pictures didn’t do it justice, it is a lot smaller than it looks in the pictures. A lot more comfortable to hold it in comparison to my HTC Desire. But there are some design flaws.Read More »Nokia N8 – Light Impressions