Editors Liked

  • Impressive video/camera system; lots of features
  • Vivid 3.5 inch AMOLED touchscreen, 720p video capture with HDMI output, 12-megapixel camera is fantastic, 16GB internal memory
  • Greatlooking hardware, Redesigned Symbian OS, Pentaband 3G, Amazing 12 megapixel camera
  • Great camera, decent battery life, impressive multimedia options
  • Responsive touchscreen. Ovi Maps. 12MP camera
  • Superb build and finish, good quality scratch resistant display, stellar camera for a mobile phone, excellent connectivity features, HDMI-out with 5.1 audio, USB On-the-Go support, 16GB memory plus microSD slot, decent battery life
  • Excellent voice quality. Strong battery life. Spectacular 12-megapixel camera
  • Build quality, Touch screen, 12 MP camera with HD video recording, Sound, Smooth 720p video playback, mini HDMI
  • Well designed, Supports DivX and XviD video, Superb camera quality for video and image, HDMI out offers Dolby Digital Plus sound, USB-on-the-Go is a handy feature
  • Best Phone Camera in the Market, AMOLED Display, DivX/XviD & Dolby 5.1 Surround Support, WiFi, 3G & GPS, Powerful Battery
  • Unparalleled camera performance, Aluminum shell combines beauty and brawn, Gorilla Glassprotected AMOLED display
  • Feels like a compact, large screen, HD video
  • The Nokia N8 and Symbian 3 offer a better and more enhanced user experience than previous devices. The N8 delivers excellent camera and video quality. The smartphone has solid hardware and offers 3G support for both T-Mobile and AT&T. You get free turn
  • Great build quality, Awesome 12MP camera, Outstanding multimedia performance
  • Excellent 12-megapixel camera, Sharp HD video recording and HDMI output, Free turn-by-turn navigation with Ovi Maps, Can use it on T-Mobile or AT&T
  • Best camera ever, gorgeous hardware design, good battery life, great data speeds
  • Exceptional camera, responsive and vibrant touch screen, good battery life
  • The camera is the best we’ve ever come across on a mobile phone
  • The camera & video camera is outstanding, better user experience than previous Nokia devices, free Ovi maps turnbyturn navigation, anodised aluminium cover, good battery life

Editors Didn't Like

  • Symbian OS needs further development, third-party applications are limited, processing is a bit slow
  • Keyboard system could be improved; too many buttons and options menus to go through
  • Poorlydesigned onscreen keyboard, Below average web browser
  • Poor touchscreen keyboard, frustrating Internet experience, cluttered interface
  • Interface still retro in aesthetics. Web browsing lacks panache
  • Symbian ^3 not as user friendly as rival platforms, not many applications at the moment
  • User interface is abysmal
  • Symbian 3 not good enough, poor social networking app, No 3rd party application support, camera prone to fingerprints
  • No EQ customization, Camera could have had more features, Social networking integration could have been better
  • OS & UI Still Feel Dated, Virtual QWERTY Keyboard Lacks Accuracy, Default Browser Lacks Functionality
  • Symbian user experience lags competition, Still too many system nags and prompts, No QWERTY keyboard in portrait mode
  • Symbian OS can be difficult to operate, limited ‘Ovi' store
  • It's expensive. User interface is much improved, but still trails the competition in ease of use. The N8 can be sluggish. You only get a QWERTY keyboard in landscape mode, and there's no user-replaceable battery
  • Symbian^3 still looks dated, Internet browser could be smoother, Not too many apps available for the platform
  • Runs slow, Symbian^3 OS isn't user-friendly, Very few quality apps available in Ovi Store, Full virtual keyboard only available horizontally, No subsidy available for the phone
  • Mediocre browser, touchscreen issues, UI feels slow at times, weak text input options
  • The OS is a solid rebirth of Symbian that's made for touch, but there's nothing that pushes it ahead of iOS and Android
  • While no slow coach, the processing speed fails to live up to similarly billed handsets Look and Feel
  • Expensive, user interface has improved but still fails to sustain the competition, battery isn't replaceable easily, QWERTY keyboard ain't available in potrait mode, Symbian^3 is lags behind in performance compared to Android or iOS