Nokia N8 Set to Release in India Within 4 Weeks

Recently, the Nokia N8 has started becoming available for pre-orders in countries such as Italy, German etc. Now we have good news about the launch of the Nokia N8 in India.

We have news that the Nokia N8 will be available in India within 4 weeks. This has been confirmed officially according to a source.

It is said to be launching at a price of 22,000 Indian Rupees which maybe before subsidies and taxes. The colours confirmed are black, green and silver.

The handset is also expected to be made available as pre-order to customers very soon.

We also expect the Nokia N8 to be available in other countries such as Singapore, Malaysia and the Middle East region at around the same time as India.

UPDATE 1 : Nokia India’s official twitter account is hinting about a Early September launch.

UPDATE 2: We spoke to Nokia India and they say it will take longer than 4 weeks to arrive.

Thanks Gaurav

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  • shantanu

    its killing me. Nokia sux in this. its almost the end of 4th week. at-least give us the exact date. my nokia 1100 is dying 🙁

  • harshal

    hi i am harsh.i am eager to know about the availability of nokia n8.its now very long time i am waiting for this handset

  • goutham

    hooo Nokia N8 finally getting launched on 27 all over the world even in India too…

    • Ram

      Everything is connected to everything. I mean human beings, their actions and consequences.
      Nokia’s new CEO hails from Microsoft — a notorious failure at mobile phones.
      With the departure of Olli Anssi Vanjoki and Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, besides losing its Finnish character will Nokia fade into oblivion too? What with the market pressure from Android and iOS?
      What do you feel?

  • I think this phone is going to revive Nokia in the smartphone market. also the 12 mega pixel option is great. This might a game changer.

    • Ram

      I agree with your view.
      This phone has many good things going for it.

      The 12 megapixel sensor is only one of those things.
      Just to recapitulate:

      01. Carl Zeiss optics lens with autofocus, 12 megapixel 1/1.83” sensor size
      02. Xenon flash
      03. 720p HD video recording @ 25 frames per sec.
      04. HDMI video output
      05. DivX/XviD/MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV video player
      06. Flash Lite v4.0
      07. MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+ music player
      08. First phone with Dolby digital surround sound, can plug into home-theatre system
      09. Bright energy-efficient 3.5-inch AMOLED screen with 16,777,216 colors, protected by Corning Gorilla glass and capacitive multi-touch sensor, with flick scroll and pinch zoom software
      10. 680 MHz ARM 11 CPU + separate 2D/3D Graphics hardware accelerator chip with OpenVG1.1 and OpenGL ES 2.0 support
      11. 16GB in built storage expandable upto 48GB via microSD card
      12. FM stereo radio
      13. FM transmitter for car stereo
      14. Bluetooth v3.0m with A2DP
      15. TV out,
      16. 3.5 mm headphone jack,
      17. micro USB v2.0 port
      18. GPS with A-GPS support, Digital Compass and life time free navigation using OVI maps
      19. Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
      20. Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
      21. Body made of solid aluminum block in variety of body colors

      As a long time fan of Nokia, I wish them very well. Wish they regain their mindshare and value share, vis-à-vis Apple and Google, at the high profit-margin top end of the smartphone market.

  • Amit

    Hi I am Amit, Please let me know when Nokia N8 will be avaialable in delhi.i am also intrested in HTC Legend,Kindly suggest me which one is best.

    • Jijo George

      I had an inclination towards Legend but it doesn’t have a front camera, and nokia made me used to its front cam which i use often in FRING hence N8 was a better option.

  • Ram

    My view is that:

    * Manufacturers should not artificially inflate demand by over-hype, delays and short-supply, followed by premium pricing.

    * New products should flood the retail stores and sustain market acceptance or rejection based on their own merits/demerits.

    * Pre-booking forces customers to commit money based on advertisements, the blogosphere and even market hype which in some cases could be no more than vaporware.

    What do you feel?
    Do you support the pre-booking initiative of phone manufacturers?
    Am I missing something?

  • Amit

    Hi Ram,

    Today i have called to many Nokia dealer for pre-booking and also know the actual price of Nokia N8.The price is approximate 25-26 thousands in all shops in delhi and noida.Please suggest me where we can get the good price of N8.

  • Dr Jyotindra Trivedi

    Nokia N8 , nodoubt it is the latest technology GEM.The camara is amazing.I have gone through all features O.K.Iwanted to know about the F M Radio. Is it to be heard only by head phone? OR can it be heard just like speaker phone? To keep the ears always plugged for hearing is emberessing isnt it?

  • Great mobile phone from the nokia .Especially the touch feauture is extrodinary.