The display of N8 and iPhone 4 are similar to the extent of Multi-touch input and Proximity sensor for auto turn-off. The difference is seen in normal Scratch-resistant surface of the model from Nokia, which is made of Gorilla glass. However, Apple has spiced up the display with Three-axis gyro sensor. Nokia has designed the Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, whereas Apple’s Accelerometer sensor is a normal auto-rotate. Operating systems of both differ totally. Nokia has gone for Symbian^3 OS whereas Apple has preferred using iOS 4 OS.
The features of the camera also vary significantly in these models. Nokia N8 is fitted with 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus and Xenon flash. Other features of the camera are ND filter, and face and smile detection. Conversely, Apple iPhone 4 comes with 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash and Touch focus. The Geo-tagging feature is common to both. Either of the models is capable of video shooting, but Apple’s model is capable of shooting videos at the capacity of 720p@30fps and Nokia’s handset is restricted at 720p@25fps.
Nokia N8 and iPhone 4 both are similar in messaging features of SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, but Nokia’s handset is capable of handling the IMs. Games are downloadable, which includes motion-based ones also. In Nokia’s handset there loaded games as well as it allows downloading the games. Apple’s mobile set is available in Black and White coloures, whereas Nokia’s handset is available in the variants of Dark Grey, Silver White, Green, Blue, and Orange. Nokia has designed the model with Stereo FM radio with RDS; FM transmitter, but Apple’s model has no radio. Besides these, there are some more differences.
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