WHY NOKIA 808 SMARTPHONE STILL RELEVANT IN 2021

WHY NOKIA 808 SMARTPHONE STILL RELEVANT IN 2021
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UPDATE: 2021-12-08 Updated CameraMod to the latest version, fixed some links.

UPDATE: 2021-08-10 Added links and additional info. Warning some links are missing, please be patient.

Some solid facts about this stunning photo-communication device.

░ WHY NOKIA 808 IS SO COOL

  1. Best camera resolution ever: giant sensor 1/1.2", max.resolution: 7728 x 5368pix, ND filter, xenon flash, ability to take pictures up to 41.5Mpix ► Samsung S20 Ultra can’t provide more detail.
  2. Best audio recorder ► pristine 96Khz recs with very rich harmonics.
  3. Stunning durability ► LG V30+ headphone jack broken after 1 year of careful exploitation, Nokia still running like a tank, no backlashes.
  4. TOP PRIVACY ► no ads, no data mining, no spyware, no voice recording, no location pinging.
  5. One of the best sound output ► LG V30+ a bit better though.
  6. 1080 FHD video ► up to 20 mbit/s.
  7. Very lightweight operating system and apps.
  8. Excellent screen brightness under direct sun light.

░ LIL’ SOFTWARE BREAKDOWN

Applications which i extensively use in 2021 on daily basis:

APPSTOP ► kill unneeded or frozen apps in a very fast way

AUDIOREC PRO ► very high quality audio recorder

AUTOSTART MANAGER ► control which apps launching at phone startup

BBIRTHDAY ► birthday notifications

BELLE CLEANER ► system cleaner

CALL&SMS FILTER ► very lightweight spam blocker [~80Kb in RAM]

CAMERAMOD by Osenok & Timoxa_ ► quality mod of original camera application. Adds 41.5mp, 100% superfine JPG compression, file size up to 41mb
HOW TO INSTALL MOD

CHESS V ► ancient board game

COUNTDOWN TIMER ► countdown timer with widget support

CUTE PHONE ► launch applications in a modern way [swipes, gestures]

FLICKY CALC ► neat scientific calculator

FONT ZOOMER ► change your system fonts

LCG JUKEBOX ► hi-quality audio player with variety formats supported: mp3, ogg, flac, ape and even tracker formats like mod, s3m, xm, it.

LINGVO X3 ► language translator

MAGIC BRUSH ► excellent painting program

X-PLORE ► advanced file manager

QOOCALENDAR ► neat calendar

REBOOT ME ► lightning fast reboot in one tap

RND RINGTONE ► random ringtone selector

SMARTMOVIE ► video player

SOUNDHOUND ► music ID

░ RANDOM SAMPLE PIX

Multiple pictures showing how universally cool is Nokia’s camera module from 2012.

Sample imagery belong to spacedrone808 , header image by Osenok .





█ WHAT’S NEXT?

In one of the upcoming posts i’ll tell how to take perfect pictures with Nokia Pureview 808 and how to process them like a boss.