Nokia N8 and Nokia 701 both are Symbian^3 device which are currently running on Symbian Anna and Symbian Belle but Nokia N8 will soon get the Symbian Belle update.Anyway,today we are comparing both Nokia N8 and Nokia 701 and at the end of this post you will come to know that which on is better.So,let’s start another war
Design and Operating System:
Nokia N8 and Nokia 701 are both having a different kind of design.Nokia N8 and Nokia 701 both have a 3.5″ TFT capacitive touchscreen with Amoled display.Nokia 701 and Nokia N8 are available in different colors son you can choose any color.Nokia 701 is made up of both plastic and metal material and Nokia N8 is made up of Metal material only.Nokia 701 is heavier than Nokia N8 and Nokia N8 feels very solid in the hand.On the front of the Nokia N8 there is only one physical button but on Nokia 701 there are three physical buttons.So,that was all about the design.Now,we will talk about the operating system of these devices.Nokia N8 is currently running on Symbian Anna OS and on the other hand Nokia 701 is running on Symbian Belle OS and is quite better than Symbian Anna but still Nokia N8 is upgradable to Symbian Belle,so,there’s no loss.We are ending this segment right here and we declare Nokia N8 as the winner of this segment.
Camera and Multimedia:
Nokia is known for making phones having good cameras.Nokia N8 has a 12 Megapixel camera on the back with Xenon flash and on the other hand Nokia 701 has a 8 Megapixel camera present on the back with dual-LED flash.Nokia N8 and Nokia 701,both can shoot good quality HD videos at 720p mode at 30fps.Yes,Nokia N8 can also shoot 720p HD videos at 30fps with the help of CameraPro application.Anyway,Nokia 701 has a Fixed Focus camera and we have completely tested the Nokia 701 and if you want to take a micro image you can’t because it can’t focus.Now,we will talk about the Multimedia features.Nokia 701 and Nokia 701 both are multimedia powerhouse which can play good quality videos of many types.Nokia 701 and Nokia both has good speakers and the speaker of Nokia 701 is better than Nokia N8.We are ending this segment right here and declare Nokia N8 as the winner because in our days to day life speaker quality doesn’t matter.
Processor and Connectivity:
Now we will talk about the processors,Nokia N8 has a 680 MHz ARM 11 processor processor and on the other hand Nokia 701 has a 1GHz processor.Nokia 701 is quite fast and works faster than Nokia N8 so a thumbs up to the Nokia 701 for that.Nokia 701 do not hang even opening 10-11 applications but Nokia N8-00 sometimes do hang.Games,mainly HD Games which require good processors work very well on Nokia 701 but not on Nokia N8.Now,we will talk about the connectivity features.Nokia N8 and Nokia 701 both are 3G devices and have connectivity features like Bluetooth,Wi-Fi,USB port and a 3.5mm AV jack.Nokia 701 has a additional connectivity feature which is NFC and helps consumers to easily pay.We are closing this segment here and the winner is in front of us,Nokia 701.
Nokia 701 and Nokia N8,both the devices are having good battery life and calling qualities are also good.The back panel of Nokia N8 can’t be removed but you remove the back panel of Nokia 701.Price of these devices are nearly same but if you will ask we which one to pick,I’ll definitely recommend you to pick Nokia N8-00.It is older a year than Nokia 701 but still it is better than Nokia 701.So,overall result is here and the winner is Nokia N8.Stay tuned for more unboxing,reviews and techupdates only at Gadgetgyaan.Check out more comparison pics below in the image gallery.