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This article was published on October 20, 2010

How good is the Nokia N8’s video camera? THIS good.

How good is the Nokia N8’s video camera? THIS good.
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Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-qualit Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-quality, compelling content for them. He previously served in several roles at TNW, including Editor-in-Chief. He left the company in April 2016 for pastures new.

The Nokia N8 may divide opinion, with some users (mainly Nokia fanboys, to be fair) declaring it a masterpiece and others refusing outright to even grace it with a review, but one thing’s for sure – it’s got a stunning camera.

Director Thomas Hilland was asked to make a film that showcased the N8’s HD video recording capability. The result, ‘Dragonfly Love’ is simply stunning. Maybe all those detractors should just think of the N8 as an HD camcorder that just happens to have a smartphone attached?

For some background into how the film was achieved, here’s the ‘Making of’.