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When the Nokia N8 was announced, I was extremely disappointed that it would only take 720p videos @ 25fps. Thankfully hyperX would have none of that and create a hack that allows videos up to 30fps with continuous autofocus.

Nokia N8 Compression Comparison

Nokia N8 Compression Comparison

Also in the mod is 100% image quality. There is less compression and therefore  less artifacts with the modification. The only downside is that images tend to be four or more times larger in size than the default settings.  I imagine that this would slow down the processing in both saving and opening time in the gallery application not to mention the built-in editing software.

Maybe Nokia will take the hint and release firmware with these features built in.

Download the modification full 30fps and 100% image quality (2.2 KB)

*** Note that you will need to sign the file and REBOOT the device after installation ***

The Nokia N8 Reviews Are In!

N8 image by Phone Arena

Now that the Nokia N8 has shipped, the reviews that I have been anxiously anticipating are appearing faster than Google instant can display them. Not exactly, but most of them have hit the key points — good and bad — that I thought would.

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Nokia N8

Nokia fan boys and girls rejoice as your precious pre-ordered N8s have begun shipping! At long last the first wave of users will get to try out the revamped version of the operating system, Symbian ^3. As tempting as this device may be, I’m still holding out for user reviews or a possible edition with Nokia’s ClearBlack display or even a keyboarded version of the N8. So once you get your units people please begin the reviews!

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Nokia N8 Coming To US Carriers

Engadget talks to Niklas Savander executive president and general manager of market units. He tells Engadget that Nokia will launch the N8 in the US but a carrier will be announced at a later date.

Speculating here but knowing Nokia and the fact that the N8 supports T-Mobile’s AWS 1700 band. Its probably a safe bet that the carrier will be T-Mobile. Nothing has been announced yet.

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