Stylish Nokia 8800 Arte and 8800 Sapphire Arte Handets launched

Nokia 8800 Arte and 8800 Sapphire Arte Phones

Nokia has launched two new stylish and elegant mobile phones namely the Nokia 8800 Arte and the Nokia 8800 Sapphire Arte.

These phones have a sophisticated design which allows the user to tap the surface just below the display to see an analog clock that indicates the time.

Both the Nokia 8800 Arte and Nokia 800 Sapphire Arte handsets boast high-end metal and glass composition. This gives the phones their classic and iconic style along with a smooth slide mechanism that comprises state-of-the-art ball bearings and a unique spring mechanism.

Nokia 8800 Arte sports ‘turn-to-mute function to silence the incoming call that enables the user to quiet the phone inconspicuously by just turning over the phone, screen-side down.

In fact, the Nokia 8800 Sapphire Arte in particular is housed in a polished steel case that sports a genuine sapphire gemstone and an accent of soft leather that offers users a rich feel.

More important features of the Nokia 8800 Arte and Nokia 8800 Sapphire Arte phones include:

  • 2.0-inch QVGA 240×320 pixels OLED Display with up to 16 million colors
  • 3.2 mega pixel auto focus camera with 8x digital zoom
  • 1GB built-in memory space
  • microUSB all-in-one connector
  • Anti-fingerprint coating on metal glass
  • Active Noise Cancellation
  • Touch sensitive volume adjustment
  • A leather pouch with a linen-lining
  • A separate matching desk stand
  • 3G capabilities
  • Each of the Nokia devices also allows the user to enjoy an exclusive video-track and soundtrack composed by Kruder&Dorfmeister with visuals by Fritz Fitzke.

    The Nokia 8800 Arte handset is expected to start shipping in the Q4 pf 2007 for a price of 1000 EUR (approx. Rs.57,585) not inclusive of taxes. The Nokia 8800 Sapphire Arte phone will be available in Q1 2008 for 1150 EUR (approx.Rs.66,320) before taxes.