Nokia N8: Hardware Is Gorgeous, But Crucial Software Disappoints

Nokia (NYSE: NOK) has given bloggers and journalists across both sides of the Atlantic a sneak peek at their great new hope, the N8, slated for a Q3 release starting in Europe. It’s no secret that Nokia needs a high-end smartphone hit, but judging from a range of reviews, the N8 might not be the one. The verdict for the latest iPhone killer is strikingly similar: Though the N8 more than delivers on the hardware, the software disappoints.

U.S.-based InformationWeek was the most blunt, calling the software