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May 27th, 2011

Nokia N8 versus iPhone 4

At first, only the iPhone was ruling the smartphone arena, but now many rivals have jumped into the bandwagon. The Nokia N8 that has released recently has turned out to be its tough competitor.

Nokia N8 versus iPhone 4
Nokia N8 priced lower than the iPhone 4. The former is priced at 440USD whereas the latter is priced at 840USD. The iPhone 4 with contract in US is priced at 199USD.

Design and Accessories
The aesthetics of the iPhone 4 is very impressive than Nokia N8. The Nokia N8 is available in different colors such as Dark Grey, Silver White, Green, Blue, Orange, and Pink. iPhone is the world’s thinnest smartphone that measures only 9.3mm.

Operating system
The Symbian^3 OS that is present on Nokia N8 is one of the anticipated operating systems. Reviewers have concluded that the Symbian^3 is not up to the mark yet; hence Sony Ericsson have stopped supplying Symbian OS on their phones. iOS is very easy to use. As far as social networking is concerned, the Symbian^3 has got a lot of social networking apps like Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Nokia N8 has got 16:9 high definition AMOLED display. The display measures 3.5 inches. The Apple iPhone 4 has got LED-backlit IPS TFT capacitive touchscreen. The display of iPhone measures 3.5 inches.

N8 has got 12MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics whereas the camera on the iPhone is only of 5MP. Both the phone has got front facing camera for video calling.

When it comes to location based service, Nokia’s Ovi Maps is considered to be the best. Ovi Store has got of apps onboard and is continuously growing. Apple iPhone is not that impressive for location based service. However, App Store of Apple is loaded with tons of apps and is way better than the Ovi Store.

If you like listening to radio, then the radio and its features on Nokia N8 will impressive you than the iPhone 4.

iPhone has got a slightly longer battery life than the N8. The former gives talk time of 7 hours on 3G and latter gives a talk time of 5 hours and 50 minutes.

If you want to go for a cheaper phone, you can go for N8. If you are looking for features then Apple iPhone 4 is the right choice for you.