Nokia confirms the N8 successor is coming next year, sort of

15 November, 2011 | Comments (183) | Post your comment

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Rest assured cameraphone fans, Nokia is still thinking about you. The manufacturer of the N8 is already working on its successor, which will come out some time next year. The confirmation came at the Nokia Lumia 800 launch event in Russia and was brought by the company VP Eric Bertman so it's pretty official.

According to him, next year Nokia will be releasing something even better than the N8 in 2012. He didn't provide any more details, like the OS that the device will be using. Previously we heard that Symbian is very much on the cards, but Windows Phone certainly seems the more probable platform of choice of the new cameraphone king.

You can check out the full interview in the following video. The N8 bit comes at about 1:36.

So what’re your thoughts on the matter? Is a great camera all that is preventing you from going for a Nokia WP smartphone? Or would you have rather had it in MeeGo flavor? Tell us in the comment section below.

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Nokia confirms the N8 successor is coming next year, sort of - reader comments

  • Digeniw Akritas

I have a N8 and i am hapy !! it is the best phone i ever had.... but please Nokia.....! run !! go away from windows!!! my personal info (for exam. messages) not into my pc but in to the cloud ? No Way !!!

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  • 2012-05-16 18:29
  • HBmS
  • Nokia N8

Go for Windows phone as OS! That would be the ultimate. Trust me on this one!!! But i dont know if WF can handle all the great specific harware sutch: fm-transmitter, hdmi out, usb on-the-go?? I am a happy owner of a Nokia N8. This phone still has...

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  • 2012-01-01 14:48
  • HA77
  • Anonymous

You guys are desperately clinging to "belle." Clearly wp7 is the better OS. I'm using it to type this comment right now. Once NOK releases the N8 successor and it proves to be a WP device, I will rejoice as windows will have the best camera...

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  • 2011-12-21 19:04
  • RbXn