Nokia recently announced the new Lumia 800 and 710 handsets running Windows Phone 7.5 Mango in India. At a similar launch event in Russia, Eric Bertman, vice president for Nokia Russia, stated that the company is working on Nokia N8 successor smartphone which is expected to be released next year, reported MobileTelephon. No further details about the design, form factor or operating system were shared.
N8 that runs Symbian Anna as of now is Nokia’s best camera phone till date. It has also received a couple of updates in the past to make the best of the 12 megapixel which comes with image sensor and Carl Zeiss optics to capture high quality images. It has also the Xenon Flash to provide ample luminance when required. The Nokia N8 currently is capable of recording 720p HD video at 30 frames per second.
Despite of carrying a camera features bit ahead of its time, the Nokia N8 smartphone eventually had some limitations — less processing power and amount of RAM compared to modern day smartphones.
With the news of Nokia N8 successor, we can expect a decent single-core processor and minimum 1 GB RAM to power up the smartphone. With about 13.1 inch image sensor, we can totally anticipate the 1080p HD video recording capability in the smartphone. No clarity on the operating system was available because Nokia continues to stay committed with Symbian and also expand its new Windows Phone 7.x OS portfolio. Apart from that we expect to see modern day camera optics and a larger display — 4 inch to please the consumers.
Merely the existence of phone under development and the expected arrival of that smartphone was asserted by the company executive. So every detail added to it is to be taken with a grain of salt.