Nokia N8 iPhone 4 BB Torch 9800 Samsung Galaxy Price Features Comparison India

Nokia has launched Nokia N8 touchscreen smart phone with Symbion 3 OS, HD Video recording and back in the race of Touchscreen smart phone. With iPhone 4 not yet launched in India it has good edge over competition. It’s also cheaper than iPhone 4. Also has 27000+ apps in Nokia Ovi store.

Following is the comparison of the full featured Touchscreen smartphones: Nokia N8, iPhone 4, Blackberry Torch 9800 and. Samsung Galaxy. This covers Camera , In built memory, Talk time, OS , screen size, number of apps, Indian availability and price.

Nokia’s cheapert 3G phone :Nokia 2730 classic Mobile

Nokia has launched cheapest 3G mobile 2730 Classic in Indian market.

Nokia 2730 Classic Phone

Price expected to be around Rs5000/-

Still India has not got proper 3G services. I am not sure how this is going to help the consumers.

Full spec of the phone:

Physical features, power and memory
Physical features, power and memory

* Form: Classic
* Dimensions: 109.6 x 46.9 x 14.4 mm
* Weight: 87.7 g (with battery)
* Volume: 65 cc

Display and 3D

* Size: 2.0″
* Resolution: 320 x 240 pixel (QVGA)
* Up to 262,144 colours

Keys and input method

* Numeric keypad

Colours and covers

* Available in-box colours (Available colours may vary per region):
– Black
– Dark Magenta


* MicroUSB connector, USB 2.0
* 3.5 mm Nokia AV connector


* microSD memory card slot with hot swap, max. 2 GB
* 30 MB internal dynamic memory


* BL-5C 1020 mAh Li-Ion standard battery
* Talk time (maximum)
– GSM 7 h
– WCDMA 3 h
* Standby time (maximum)
– GSM 360 h
– WCDMA 400 h (Ectel)

Communication and navigation
Communication and navigation
Operating frequency

* Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900
* WCDMA 900/2100 and GSM 850/900/1800/1900
* WCDMA 850/1900 and GSM 850/900/1800/1900
* Automatic switching between GSM bands

Data network

* GPRS class B, multislot class 32
* EDGE class B, multislot class 32
* WCDMA 2100, maximum speed PS 128/384 kbps (UL/DL), CS 12.2 kbps
* TCP/IP support
* Capability to serve as data modem
* Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes

Local connectivity and synchronisation

* Bluetooth version 2.0
* Support for PC synchronisation with Nokia PC Suite
* Support for local and remote SyncML synchronisation

Call features

* Built-in hands-free speaker phone
* Number screening for messaging and calls
* Automatic answer with headset or car kit
* Any key answer
* Call waiting, call hold, call divert
* Call timer
* Logging of dialled, received and missed calls
* Automatic redial
* Speed dialling
* Voice dialling
* Fixed dialling number support
* Vibrating alert (internal)
* Mute/unmute
* Contacts with images
* Conference calling


* Speed dialling for SMS sending
* List of recently used numbers in message editor
* Multiple SMS deletion
* EMS picture messaging (send and receive)
* MMS version 1.3, message size up to 300 kb
* Automatic resizing of images for MMS
* Nokia Xpress audio messaging
* Common inbox for SMS and MMS messages
* Distribution lists for messaging
* Cell broadcast


* Email client ( native): IMAP4, POP3, SMTP

Web browsing

* Supported mark-up languages: HTML, XHTML
* Supported protocols: WAP 2.0
* TCP/IP support
* Opera mini browser
* Nokia Mobile Search

GPS and navigation

* Nokia Maps application

Image and sound
Image and sound

* 2 megapixel camera
* 4x digital zoom
* White balance modes: automatic, daylight, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent
* Colour tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, vivid, negative
* Light sensitivity modes: automatic
* Landscape (horizontal) orientation


* Video recording at up to 176 x 144 pixels (CIF) and up to 10 fps
– Up to 4x digital video zoom
* Video recording file formats: .3gp
* Audio recording formats: AMR, .3gp
* Video white balance modes: automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent
* Colour tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, vivid, negative
* Video player
* Video playback file formats: .3gp
* Video streaming: .3gp
* Landscape mode video playback

Music and audio playback

* Music player
* Music playback file formats: AMR, AMR-WB, MIDI, MXMF, MP3, AAC, MP4/M4A/3GP/3GA(AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, AMR-WB), X-Tone, WAV(PCM, a-law, mu-law, ADPCM), WMA(WMA9, WMA10)
* FM stereo radio with RDS support
* 3.5 mm Nokia AV connector
* Ring tones: AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, MP3, 64- Midi, WMA, WAMR, MXMF (40 built-in tones)

Voice and audio recording

* Voice recorder
* Audio recording formats: AMR
* FR, EFR, HR, and AMR
* Digital stereo microphone

Personalisation: profiles, themes, ring tones

* Customizable profiles
* Ring tones: AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, MP3, 64- Midi, WMA, WAMR, MXMF (40 built-in tones)
* Themes
– wallpapers
– animated wallpapers
– organic wallpapers
– full-screen wallpapers
– screensavers
– animated colour screensavers
– colour schemes
– ring tones
– icons
– logos
– pre-installed themes
– changeable colour themes
– user defined themes