Nokia 8800

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Nokia 8800
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DeveloperNokia Corporation
SeriesNokia Series 40
First releasedJanuary 24, 2005; 17 years ago
Availability by region2005
ModemModem 3GS Dual Memory

The Nokia 8800 is a smartphone that was announced in December 2004 at the Mobile World Congress. The phone was released on January 24, 2005, and a followup, the Nokia Series 40 was announced in February 2006.

Development history[change | change source]

Release of the Nokia Series 40[change | change source]

On June 14, 2003, Nokia announced they were improving the Nokia Series 40, a phone OS that was first introduced in 1999 with the Nokia 7110. On July 6, 2003, Chairman Risto Siilasmaa was interviewed at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.[source?] In the interview, Siilasmaa stated: ''We're going to get the best development award for the Nokia Series 40, since it includes three new devices. It also includes a smartphone and a mobile phone''.

The first Nokia Series 40 device was then released on August 19, 2003.

Reach news and released[change | change source]

In December 2004, the Nokia 8800 was announced on January 1, 2005. After the Nokia Series 40 was announced, Siilasmaa wrote : ''Thank you and begins the news smartphone and similar to the world, enjoy now''.[source?] After Siilasmaa wrote that, the Nokia 8800 released worldwide on January 24, 2005.

Functions and design[change | change source]

Keyboard and impact[change | change source]

Keyboard for Nokia 8800 has a black skin and yellow color for the keypad.

Display and skin[change | change source]

Display for Nokia 8800 was not similar for the Nokia 6700 classic and the Nokia 6300.

Reception[change | change source]

The Nokia 8800 released on July 24, 2007, at 3GSM World in Florida Keys.[source?] In September 2007, the Nokia 8800 has 45% in September 28 and September 29 in 47% for market share.[source?]

On January 8, 2009, the Nokia 8800 Gold released on July 7, 2009. The Nokia 8800 Gold was discontinued on July 31, 2009.

Discontinuation[change | change source]

In January 2012, the Nokia 8800 was discontinued.

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