Nokia is well known for manufacturing devices with different designs being a little bit out of the ordinary.
Today we shall take a glance onto differences between two powerhouses called the Nokia N8 vs N9 which have already been successful in grabbing attention of customers.
The N9 is a bit thinner, wider and longer than the N8, but are quite similar to each other in terms of display and design. Lets take a look at the specifications in detail.
Specifications of the Nokia N9
3.9 inches, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 480 x 854 pixels
- 116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm, 76 cc, 135 grams
- 16/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
- GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
- 8 Megapixel camera, 3264×2448 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, dual LED flash, check quality
- Video : 720p@30fps, check quality
- MeeGo OS, v1.2 Harmattan
- Chipset TI OMAP 3630
- 1 GHz Cortex A8, PowerVR SGX530
- MicroSIM card support only
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA/FLAC player
- MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
- Standard battery, Li-Ion 1450 mAh (BV-5JW)
- Stand-by Up to 450 hours and talk times up to 11 hours with music play up to 50 hours
Specifications of Nokia N8:
- 3.5 inches, AMOLED capacitive touch screen
- 360 x 640 pixels, 16 million colors, Corning Gorilla Glass
- 113.5 x 59.2 x 12.9 mm, 86 cc, 135 grams,
- Symbian^3 OS, upgradable to Nokia Belle, 680 MHz ARM 11
- 12 Megapixels, 4000 x 3000 pixels, autofocus, Xenon flash
- 16 GB internal storage, 256 MB RAM, microSD, up to 32GB
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
- DivX/XviD/MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
- GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB
- Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Standby and Talk times of 395 hours and 9 hours approximately.
There is no doubt that both the Nokia N8 and the N9 have amazing specifications, lets find out what are the biggest differences between the two.
The Nokia N8 comes with a capacitive touchscreen measuring 3.5 inches, while the Nokia N9 has an additional 0.4 inches larger screen at 3.9 inches. Resolution of the N8 is 360 x 640 pixels to that of 480 x 854 pixels.
As you have read above, the N9 is slimmer than the N8 measuring 113.5 x 59.1 x 12.9 mm to that of 116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm.
Both these devices support a 3.5mm phone jack, while the Nokia N9 is the first smartphone to boast Dolby digital plus decoding and Dolby headphone post-processing technology.
The Nokia N9 comes with an amazing 8 Megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus and dual-LED flash compared to the marvelous 12 Megapxiel camera of the N8.
The Nokia N8 runs on a 680Mhz ARM 11 processor but are quite low compared to the faster running a 1 GHz Cortex A8 CPU of the N9.
The N8 comes with 3 home screens which can be customized giving you the ability to use up to 18 possible widgets and arrange them as you see fit. On the other hand he N9 uses a ‘swipe’ home views system.
The Nokia N9 comes pre-loaded with NFC, which if you haven’t already seen, works like magic with the new Nokia Play 360, taking just a tap to sync up.
The N8 has a button placed in the bottom left-hand corner which operates as a ‘home’ button. The N9 does not have buttons, and is the worlds first pure touch-screen smartphone.
Nokia has been consistently producing fantastic handsets in terms of hardware, but lacks in sectors of software and operating systems. Overall, the N9 is better in terms of specifications and build quality, but the N8’s camera is way ahead. Both these devices are excellent and would definitely not disappoint you.