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Nokia's Brand New 8800 Phone Aimed At Posher Fashionistas

Nokia has made a stunning new addition to the Nokia 8800 Arte range by introducing the Carbon Arte which promises to turn heads for its sheer looks. (ed : Shouldn't be confused with the Old 8800 Series).

The Carbon Arte which encompasses an intricate combination of titanium, polished glass and carbon fibre is expected to hit markets later this year.

The handset boasts of a 3.2 megapixel camera with a 4GB memory and an OLED display.

It also will feature 3G capability along with a new feature that allows the user to tap on the steel surface to view a clock.

Further the phone is layered with Nokia’s anti finger print coating to retain it shinny look.

Nokia expects the Carbon Arte to gain currency amongst the discerning buyers and it mentions carbon fibre as a “ultra light and strong material that expresses a woven pattern that is both high-tech, and sensuous”

Nokia also offers a bunch of accessories to go with this handset which includes a touch
sensitive headset and a trendy leather case.

The phone will carry forward the status conscious branding of Arte range is expected to cost over GBP800.

Désiré Athow
Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.