In this week at a press eventin Singapore, Nokia showcased the touch-screen device N8, for the first time in the constituency. In This N8 was first announced on April 27 and will hit store shelve in the third quarter, according to the Finnish handset maker, the world’s biggest producer by shipments. What will help Nokia preserve its governing position in an increasingly competitive smartphone market?
It can be use a pick-me-up: previously this week it warned that this quarter’s earnings will be lower than expected, blaming stiffer struggle with cell phone rivals.There has been a hurry of new device announcements in latest weeks. Nokia has follows Apple’s iPhone 4, Samsung’s Galaxy S and Sony Ericsson’s Xperia X10.
Nokia is banking on the N8’s inspiring to make a scratch in the Smartphone market.
It prides a 12-megapixel camera and high-definition video, and will also offer streaming TV services. A Nokia presenter said that Symbian 3, an proficient version of the company’s operating system, it has a long heritage with its users and supports multiple languages, which is significant in Asian markets. In this N8 is estimated to sell for 370 Euros ($459.23).
Whether it makes a depression in the iPhone’s momentum is an open question — the Apple device expected more than 600,000 preorders shortly after its launch.