updated 08:25 am EDT, Mon May 2, 2011
Nokia releases N8 in pink with Symbian Anna
Nokia has announced a pink version of its flagship Symbian phone, the N8. The inspiration for the color choice is apparently the decision by fashion house Panatone to vote pink as the color of the year. Aimed at a more feminine audience, the devices can be retrofitted with the Little Pink Diva and Pink Neon Clock themes, both of which are available from the Ovi Store. It will come preloaded with the Symbian Anna update, at around the same time as the update will become available to all other N8 users.
Baring the new external paint job and the updated OS, the device retains the same hardware as the original N8. This includes its highly-specified12-megapixel camera, a 680MHz processor and a new graphics core. Its audio capabilities remain a highlight with Dolby Digital Plus support over HDMI to a TV. It centers on a 3.5-inch 640x360 capacitive touchscreen and it includes 16GB of RAM, which is expandable via its microSD slot.
The pink model joins the black, orange, blue, green and silver models in Nokia's N8 lineup.