Nokia N8 and Nokia N9 are both having the same type of touch screen, which is the Amoled Captive type. N8 comes with a 3.5 inch screen where as the N9 comes out with a 3.9 inch screen and also has a curved glass covering. N8 screen is of 360* 640 pixels, and on the other hand N9 gives a resolution of 480 *800 pixels.
Nokia N8 and Nokia N9, when compared show a major difference on the operating platform. N8 works on the Symbian ^ 3 operating system where as N9 is the only phone which run on the Meego Operating system.
Nokia N8 and Nokia N9 phones are fully loaded in terms of messaging features like SMS and mailing facility. Both the phones provide features like threaded SMS, MMS, POP MAIL, etc. N9 even provides SMS editor facility.
Nokia N8 and Nokia N9 are 2 phones which are having extremely powerful camera. N8 comes with a solid 12 MP camera with auto focus and xenon flash. It also has a front end camera. N9 on the other hand comes with an 8MP camera, with auto focus and dual Led flash. N8 provides a 2x zoom where as N9 provides a 4x zoom. Both the phones also supports video recording.
When we compare the multimedia features, both Nokia phones are very advanced. Both the phones play almost all formats. The N8 has FM radio and also a FM Transmitter. This feature is absent on the N9.The phones are both expandable up to 32 GB. This helps maintaining a good database of media files and other important files. Both the phones provide support for java applications.
The phones match well on connectivity too. Both the phones have EDGE and GPRS facility. Both of them also have WLAN facility to harness wireless internet. The N8 has a version 3 Bluetooth and the N9 has a version 2 of Bluetooth. The battery of N8 is lion 1200mAh and that of N9 is 1320mAh. The N8 provides around 720 minutes of regular talk time where as the N9 provides around 7 hours of talk time.
Nokia N8 costs Rs 22,000 where as N9 is priced at around 32000 Rs. Going by the specification N9 is a better fully loaded phone compared to N8.