Nokia Corp., announced its Nokia N8, the first smartphone ever to use open-source Symbian 3 Operating System (OS) on April 27, 2010. The new operating system will compete with its contemporaries like the iPhone OS and Android OS. The new OS will offer customizable home screens, multi-touch, single tap and faster multitasking. Nokia N8 will feature a 3.5" touchscreen, HD video capability, free Ovi maps, a 12-megapixel camera with a Xenon flash and support for video recording and and flick-scrolling with 2D and 3D graphics. With such features loaded on Nokia N8, Nokia Corp, the world’s largest mobile phone makers, claim that the device will be better than N900 and N95 smartphones is just precisely correct. The smartphone has a unique and not known before, software development environment, called as Qt, that allows creation of applications that will run on Symbian, maemo and MeeGo-based devices. Nokia N8 smartphone will be released in UK in the third quarter of 2010 after which it will make its way to other places round the globe.