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Nokia Lumia 800 still selling greatly, in some places at least

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Nokia Lumia 800 still selling greatly, in some places at least - read the full textThe Nokia Q4 report will be one of the most interesting things to look forward to at the start of next year. The company took a huge gamble by betting on Windows Phone for their smartphone portfolio and the holiday season sales should show if it will pay off. And even though the quarter that saw...

 

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> In reply to anistoona @ 2011-12-30 23:12 from fvC6 - click to readsame as apple's mac or ios(os).

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  • 2012-03-17 08:06
  • vwes

> In reply to Iskander @ 2012-01-01 14:40 from mA51 - click to readDo you know the answers to all your questions , please post

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  • 2012-01-09 05:15
  • vGuv

> In reply to Ankit Rousha @ 2012-01-03 17:01 from w0%$ - click to readhi..i too have been facing the same issue..did the nokia care refund your money without any hassles??

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  • 2012-01-08 07:51
  • vGQD

> In reply to Manu @ 2012-01-03 06:34 from 7j%W - click to readI had some hand-on on the phone and like it but not enough for me to switch from my android platform. A 3.7 inch screen is too small to be short listed into any of my future phone purchase, minimum 4.3 inch display such as sensation xe but with a keyboard.

Android phone has a lot more configurations to suit my different needs. A milestone 2 for my daily phone call, sms and email, an optimus 3d for my mobile gaming needs.

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  • 2012-01-04 06:52
  • F1@$

hello frnds i bought lumia 800 28th of dec nd used 2 days there is a hanging problem after seeing this i go to the nokia care from where i bought the i told my prob. to person after this they change my phone with the new one after this i used this 2 days and then again the same problem comes in the 2nd one then again i go to the nokia care when i talking about the phone an another person comes with the same problem then i took my money back from the nokia care

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  • 2012-01-03 17:01
  • w0%$

Lumia is really really pretty... But mango makes it boring. Most of the time are just plain background with letters.

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  • 2012-01-03 13:59
  • nxu%

I have tried a Nokia lumia 800 owned by a friend and am now going to buy one for myself. The touch is better than Apple iPhone4 and way better than all androids that I've come across. The design of Lumia-800 is compact, sleek and it makes i-phones look clunky.
Android phones do not give a consistent user experience. Lumia connects my office and personal life seamlessly. With the games it is a fun-phone too.
Bye Apple for now and farewell android!

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  • 2012-01-03 06:34
  • 7j%W

I had a quick play on one of these in a shop over Christmas.

The phone was reasonably good and the screen pretty responsive, however I struggled with the Windows interface: it just didn't seem to work as well as Android.

I'm not a fan of touchscreen text input, but I can manage it on Samsung phones. I had problems hitting the right keys on the Nokia though, even using the alphanumeric keypad.

It might just be that the phone/OS has a steep learning curve.

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  • 2012-01-02 20:54
  • H5KY

Is it better or not than Samsung/Apple???? Have anyone used all 3, so could compare the experience? I don't think so. Why you guys rant about things you've no idea, are you all 10 years old?! At least give Nokia a chance. This is its FIRST WP7 phone, don't forget, when Iphone and Samsung/Android has been around for 4 years.

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  • 2012-01-02 17:21
  • GK%d

I love the phone, but i'm still waiting for 900 to switch from my Optimus 7 (best phone for it's price, almost here in Italy). Sadly the positive comments are considered fake from Android users whos's never used a WP7. C'mon boys there's more that grid line icons out there, taskmanagers, lags, run out memory errors. Wp7 is smooth, fast and innovative, but yes it's no fully customizable. For someone it's worth the price (sorry for my English).

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  • 2012-01-02 14:29
  • 30ZL

Really amazing phone guys . This is the first phone which is not buffering when play a video from youtube, IE9 browser is awsome.Amazing socialnetworking integrated in contacts I love this feature. Touch is smooth. Thank you Nokia and Windows for making such a fantastic device.

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  • 2012-01-02 10:19
  • bC9k

> In reply to aarif @ 2012-01-01 08:58 from Hkub - click to readSuperb battery backup?
Is that why Nokia is trying hard to get an update out that solves short battery life? Is that why Nokia offers people a swap of their Lumia 800, if they suffer from short battery life? What about taking along a separate battery, just in case it runs out? Ohh wait, one can't swap the battery manually.

When it comes to browsing, why is it that people claim this Windows Phone is so great, while it lacks support for some basics? Why do reviews always praise the default browser of Android as the best to get with a phone?

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  • 2012-01-01 14:40
  • mA51

omnia of samsung selling 10k below it with same processor and os mrs

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  • 2012-01-01 10:34
  • uvXg

Lumia 800 is really good except that there us lack of apps and no flash support in web browser. These are two great disadvantages.

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  • 2012-01-01 10:20
  • Keck

Superb phone lumia 800 great internet chatting browsing, in android only gaming,live wallpapers,but no battery backup nothing new every company use android but Nokia always diffent

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  • 2012-01-01 08:58
  • Hkub

In my country, the Lumia lags behind a whole bunch of Alcatels. I like it but I still prefer my SE K750.

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  • 2012-01-01 08:33
  • 4558

this is to nokia-
why do you people do everything good,
1.the optimization of the battery by use of a single processor,
2.fluid screen,
3.the to die for design ,
but leave a minute glitch which can hamper sales???in this case the front facing video calling camera!!!!!

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  • 2012-01-01 06:44
  • s8HD

Dont buy the lumia its riddled with malware and goes faulty all the time im on my 2nd already.

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  • 2011-12-31 18:16
  • 0FcN

> In reply to boosook @ 2011-12-31 15:17 from 0PGc - click to readHi !!

And correct!
But that's not only the case of Nokia/Microsoft, a lot of tech sites are also reporting great sales for Lumia, as well as GsmArena...

FAKE! If you want good infos about that, just read this post of Mobile Review:
http://www.mobile-review.com/a...151-en.shtml

Rgds.
PS: Sorry for my english, not very good...

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  • 2011-12-31 17:40
  • mwX}

It's fun to see Nokia and Microsoft marketing people flooding the Internet with fake posts praising Lumia and WP7 and throwing FUD on iPhone and Android in their desperate attempt to boost sales that are not coming...

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  • 2011-12-31 15:17
  • 0PGc

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