Nokia 8800 sapphire arte.WHEN IT COMES TO HIGH-END PHONE DESIGN, THERE'S NO QUESTION THAT Finland-based Nokia has the competition beat hands down. The company's 8800 Sapphire Arte is no exception. The tri-band looker (EGSM EGSM Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting
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EGSM Extended Gsm 900/GSM 1800/1900 and WCDMA (Wideband CDMA) A 3G high-speed digital data service provided by cellular carriers that use the TDMA or GSM technology worldwide, including AT&T (formerly Cingular) and T-Mobile in the U.S. 2100) features a 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera with 8x digital zoom Simulating a longer focal length in a digital camera via software. The digital zoom is accomplished via image enhancement software within the camera itself rather than the inherent mechanics of the physical zoom lens. For more details, see optical zoom. and provides 1GB of built-in memory. A sapphire center key and napa leather accents complement the sleek, coffee-toned design.
Although the phone's scant three hours of talk time and bank-breakable price--1150 euros, ($1, 691.42)--might leave you wanting more, design and performance features such as the ability to silence a ring tone simply by turning the phone facedown, a unified micro port for charging and transferring audio and data, and anti-fingerprint coating on its metal and glass just hint at its sophistication so·phis·ti·cate
v. so·phis·ti·cat·ed, so·phis·ti·cat·ing, so·phis·ti·cates
1. To cause to become less natural, especially to make less naive and more worldly.
2. . The Sapphire Arte is not offered by U.S. mobile carriers but can be purchased unlocked.