A ‘limited number’ of Nokia
N8 smartphones have been sold with a power fault that makes them switch
themselves off, the handset manufacturer has revealed.
glitch will come as a blow to Nokia, which has set its recovery on the successful
launch of the N8,its first serious iPhone challenger.
Speaking on the company’s website, Nokia
sales chief Niklas Savander said that ‘a
limited number of N8 users’ were facing the problem of their phones switching
off, and they are not able to turn them on again’.
company said the fault was due to a problem in production, which has since been
says the problem was limited to the N8 model, but would not say how many phones
had the problem.
The fault in the power
management stems from the way in which the engine component – which includes
most of the technology in the phone, excluding covers and batteries – in the
Nokia N8 was being installed.
you look at the total number it is a small number,’ Savander said in a video on
N8’s June launch was delayed due to quality problems, finally launching in