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Nokia 8800 Arte and Arte Sapphire Mobile Phone - Discontinued

The Nokia 8800 Arte, a harmony of sensual and sensory experience. With a stunning 3.2 mega-pixel camera, 1GB of on board memory and a brilliant 2" OLED display, encapsulated by solid metal, leather and glass body.

Nokia 8800 Arte features at a glance:

  • Dimensions: 109 x 45.6 x 14.6 mm
  • Weight: 150 g
  • Talk time: Up to 3 hrs
  • Standby time: Up to 300 h
  • Display: 240 x 320 pixels, 2 inch screen
  • Scratch-resistant glass
  • Camera: 3.2-megapixel camera, autofocus
  • Video Streaming
  • 1 GB of user memory
  • 262,144 colour TFT display encased in scratch-resistant sapphire-coated glass
  • Stainless steel body
  • Screen with Ambient Light Sensor
  • Special slide mechanism
  • Bluetooth V2.0
  • UMTS / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900


Nokia 8800 Arte series Features

The new 8800 Arte and Arte Sapphire are slide action handsets, with Nokia's state-of-the-art ball bearings and spring mechanism no doubt ensuring a reassuringly smooth ride. As well as their luxury seamless finish and elegant looks, Nokia has added specially composed ringtones and sounds by high-end producers Kruder & Dorfmeister and a video track with visuals by Fritz Fitzke. Both models are high-end, stylish handsets, using minimalist designs and made with high quality materials including steel and glass casings - and, in the case of the 8800 Sapphire Arte, a sapphire gem stone plus leather trim too.

Engineered from carbon fibre, titanium, polished glass and stainless steel, the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte is for individuals who appreciate uncompromised high performance. Carbon fibre is an ultra light and strong material that expresses a woven pattern that is both high-tech and sensuous.

Custom built to ensure the precision engineering that these materials require, the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte features 3D patterns that express the inherent performance and lustre of carbon fibre. Inspired by the use of these materials in a range of areas, including architecture, sports cars and aerospace, the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte reflects a modern feel through the unique tones, textures and sculpted shapes that carbon fibre and titanium deliver.

Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte Features

In keeping with the tradition of the Nokia 8800 Arte range, each detail of the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte is carefully considered to enhance the premium value and quality of the device. The minimalistic and seamless surfaces, slide mechanism and impressive weight of the phone all feature throughout the Nokia 8800 Arte line. Also available on the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte are soundtracks and wallpapers created exclusively for the range.

Combining timeless style with superb functionality, the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte offers the unique tap-for-time feature, consumers can tap the steel surface below the display twice and a clock appears on the screen. Background images organically change during the day, giving a unique appearance to the display. The turn-to-mute silencing mechanism allows individuals to silence incoming calls in a discrete manner by turning the phone over, screen-side down.

In addition to the 3G capabilities and 3.2 megapixel auto focus camera and high quality audio, the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte boasts a stunning OLED display and built-in memory that has been expanded from previous offerings in the range to 4 GB. Meanwhile, Nokia's anti-fingerprint coating reduces smudges on metal and glass and unsightly outer seams are hidden by a unique all-in-one microUSB connector.

Nokia 8800 Sapphire Arte and Arte Sapphire Features

An unmistakable passion for detail, the finest natural materials used and state-of-the-art precision engineering combine for an experience like no other. The unique open and closing mechanism features a bi-stable spring and stainless steel ball bearing system, similar to those used in high-performance automobiles; all combine to result in a elegant seamless glide.


Subtle and tactile, a delight to the senses when ever you touch the Nokia 8800 Arte. A sensual statement of style in - black metal and glass. The Nokia 8800 Arte is crafted from carefully selected materials of the finest quality. A solid metal body and scratch resistant mineral glass display are some of the brilliant and eclectic materials used in the Nokia 8800 Arte. Experience cutting edge technology seamlessly concealed within a minimalist masterpiece of timeless elegance.

Powerful and dramatic as life can be, the Nokia 8800 Arte lets capture these moments and preserve them on the 1GB of internal memory. A commissioned soundtrack by the master produces Kruder & Dorfmeister, with visuals by Fritz Fitzke, compositions exclusive to the Nokia 8800 Arte to delight the senses and underscore the sensual nature of the Nokia 8800 Arte.

An integrated 3.2 mega-pixel camera with automatic auto focus; captures the world around you. The brilliant 2" OLED with 16 million colours plays back that world with exceptional clarity. Personal living wallpaper organically changes and grows with your own individual usage, reflecting the subtle and personal nature of the Nokia 8800 Arte.


Subtle and tactile, a delight to the senses when ever you touch the Nokia 8800 Arte Sapphire. The Nokia 8800 Arte Sapphire is crafted from carefully selected materials of the finest quality. Experience cutting edge technology seamlessly concealed within a minimalist masterpiece of timeless elegance.


Responsive yet discreet. Simply tap the Nokia 8800 Arte Sapphire lightly to reveal the time, or simply turn it face down to silence a ring. Ambient light sensors adjust the brightness of the screen according to your surroundings, to provide a vibrant display of light and contract.


The Nokia 8800 Arte Sapphire complements the sense of delight, with accessories designed around the same themes of elegance, natural materials and passion for detail. The included desktop stand and leather case echo's the Nokia 8800's own eclectic materials. The BH-803 Bluetooth headset's gentle touch controls match the unique sensual nature of the Nokia 8800 Arte.

Tri Band Handset

This stunning phone work on a covers a tri band network which covers GSM 900, 1800 & 1900. The phone will automatically switch between network bands without the user knowing. The network coverage is dependent on the user's network operator.


The built in technologies provide the user with high speed data transfer rates & wireless connectivity between compatible Bluetooth™ devices. The phone comes with a micro USB port which allows the user to have a wired connection between their 8800 Arte Sapphire & compatible USB device. The battery will provide the user with up to 3 hours of talk time or approximately 300 hours of standby battery time.


Nokia 8800 Arte Specifications & Features

Memory & Talk Time
1 Gbytes Memory
3 Hours Talk Time
300 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
150 g
109 x 45.6 x 14.6 mm

2 Inch 16 Million Colour OLED QVGA Screen (320 x 240 Pixels)

3.2 Megapixel Camera
8 x Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Photo Editor
Video Recorder
Video Player (3GPP, H263 & H264)
Video Streaming
Landscape Video Mode
Video Editor
Themes with Living Wallpapers

SMS (Text Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
Instant Messaging (IMPS)
Email (SMTP, POP3 & IMAP4)
Email with Attachments
Nokia Xpress Audio Messaging
Instant Messaging
SMS Distribution List
Predictive Text
Language Support

Music Player (MP3, MIDI, AMR, WMA, AAC & eAAC+)
MIDI Ringtones
Polyphonic Ringtones (64 Voice)
Video Ringtones by Kruder & Dorfmeister
Video Ringtone Visuals by Fritz Fitzke
Changeable Audio Themes
Integrated Handsfree Speaker
Voice Commands
Voice Recorder

Java™ Games
Embedded Games
Downloadable Games

Phonebook (1k Contacts)
To Do List
World Clock
Flight Mode
Screen with Ambient Light Sensor
Tap For Time Controls
Turn Face Down To Mute Controls

Micro USB
Data Synchronization

Tri Band (GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)
WCDMA 2100

XHTML Browser


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