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Model Name: Nokia N8 
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: N8
Camera Format: Other
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $549.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2010-08-24
Tripod Mount: No
Weight: 4.8 oz (135 g)
includes batteries
Size: 2.3 x 4.5 x 0.5 in.
(59 x 114 x 13 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.0
Sensor Format: 1/1.83 inch
Sensor size: 36.9238mm2 (7.06mm x 5.23mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (25/15/5)
640x480 (30/15/5)
Movie File Format: H.264, MPEG-4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, Real Video 10
Composite Video Out:
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Carl Zeiss Tessar 2.8/28 AF
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x
Aperture Range: Fixed at f/2.8, with ND filter
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Stills: up to 2x; Video: up to 3x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection with Face Detect
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.5
Rear Display Resolution: 691,200 dots
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 0
Minimum ISO (native): 0
ISO Settings: Auto, Low (ISO 100), Medium (ISO 400), High (ISO 800)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent
Shutter Speed Range: 1/5 - 1/5000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Metering Modes: Center-weighted average
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Automatic, User Defined, Macro, Portrait, Night Shot, Night Portrait, Landscape, Sports.
Self Timer: 2, 10, 20 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, On, Off; via Xexon flash tube
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Up to 5m at ISO 800
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: microSD / microSDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: H.264, MPEG-4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, Real Video 10
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: Yes
NFC:
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Micro USB connector and charging, Mini HDMI, 3.5mm A/V connector, 2mm Charging connector
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Internal
Usable Battery Types: BL-4D Lithium-ion battery
Batteries Included: Internal BL-4D Lithium-ion battery
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 0
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
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