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Nokia N8

Nokia N8
alaScore 87

4936 reviews

Jan, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4936 reviews of Nokia N8. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and performance are generally positive. The size and camera also get good opinions, but there are some critical opinions about the text input and apps. There are some mixed views about the reception.

usability, camera, size, performance, reliability

battery, apps, text input

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia N8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nokia N8

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 226 user reviews of Nokia N8 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the price and performance are generally positive. The portability and camera are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the reception. There are some less positive views about the apps and reliability.

usability, camera, portability, performance, price

reliability, apps

76% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2021

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nokia N8

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1289 user reviews of Nokia N8 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the price and portability. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive opinions about the apps and reception.

camera, usability, performance, portability, price

reception, apps

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2021

Expert review by : Jeffrey Van Camp (digitaltrends.com)

Nokia N8 Review

 

Even a hotshot camera can't save Nokia's N8 from a warmed-over OS, uncharacteristically cheap build quality and slow processor.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Nokia N8 vs. Samsung Pixon12 vs. Sony HX5v shootout: Blind test

 

The Nokia N8 is an immensely popular phone and we're already hard at work on a proper review of the handset. Since the N8 camera is its pivotal feature, we're interested how you'd rate it in a blind shootout with two other cameras - the Samsung Pixon12...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Nokia N8 in focus: An interview with Damian Dinning

 

It seems there's more to Nokia N8 camera than what meets the eye on the marketing materials. That's why we turned to a seasoned professional over at Nokia to tell us a little bit more about the technical aspects of Nokia N8 imaging...

camera

May, 2010

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Nokia N8 (Unlocked)

 

The N8, Nokia's flagship phone, saddles solid hardware with an arcane, difficult-to-use operating system that makes it very frustrating to use.

Excellent voice quality. Strong battery life. Spectacular 12-megapixel camera.

User interface is abysmal.

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Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Terrence Russell (wired.com)

Review: Nokia N8 Smartphone

 

Nokia's newest phone comes with insane entertainment chops and a Symbian OS that resembles Android. Too bad it comes up short in far too many...

Anodized aluminum body easily makes this one of Nokia’s sleekest designs. Ships with multimedia cables. Does a fantastic job at multimedia playback. Video chat-ready with a front-facing VGA camera. Mini-HDMI port pumps out video and Dolby Digital Plus...

Competitive with the Pros (iPhone, Android, Windows 7), but clearly won’t convert the entrenched. Non-removable battery = two steps back. Symbian^3 OS’s lack of polish puts a hurt on quick navigation. Dual card bay (one for memory, one for sim) is a...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Ginny Mies (pcworld.com)

Nokia N8

 

When I first got my hands on the Nokia N8 ($550 unlocked; price as of 10/3/2010) back in June, I was impressed with its hardware and multimedia features, but had the feeling that the software was stale and outdated. After spending more time with the...

HD video support ; Superb 12-megapixel camera

Software feels dated ; Keyboard difficult to use

The Nokia N8 has some cutting-edge multimedia features, including a 12-megapixel camera and HDMI output, but the operating system feels stale and dated.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Mithun Chandrasekhar (anandtech.com)

Nokia N8 Review: Nokia's New Flagship

 

I remember one of the first mobile phones I ever used being a Nokia 5110i. It was among Nokia's earliest of devices that packed an easy to use and straightforward interface in a supremely well-built package. Since we didn't have as many phone launches...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Nokia N8 Review

 

It feels like we've been talking about the Nokia N8 for a long time. February 2010 saw the first murmurings, followed by a string of leaks, rumors, semi-accurate previews and finally, around seven months later, a commercial release. In the meantime...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Review Crew (reviewboard.com)

Nokia N8

 

Though Symbian enjoys great popularity in other parts of the world, it's not well known in the States and is falling behind the competition in usability and functionality. The Symbian ...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

Nokia N8 vs Apple iPhone 4

 

The iPhone took the cell phone industry by surprise in 2007, and managed to usurp half of its profits for only three years in active duty, with only 3% of the world's handsets sold. This was mostly at the financial expense of Nokia, which got knocked...

Oct, 2010

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