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808 PureView

GOODIES:
*Excellent Built & Call qualities

*Worldwide 3G coverage (works on any GSM carrier's 3G network worldwide)

*Built in Flashight using LED light (so bright)

*Gorilla Glass & Clear Black AMOLED Display (very bright - great viewing legibility under sunlight)

*1.3 Ghz processor & 512 MB RAM (Smooth & Buttery for Reource Optimized Belle)

*38 MP Camera with mammoth Sensor, with Full Res & PureView Modes, Carl Zeiss optic, Auto Focus, 4x Lossless digital zoom (Leave your DLSR at home)

*Powerful Xenon Flash for night time stills (better than a dual LED Flash)

*Excellent Video at 1080p@30fps, Lossless digital zoom, Hi powered LED light for evening video, (Leave your Camcorder at home)

*Excellent Audio with Dolby Digital Plus & Dolby headphone enhancement (Offer a listening enjoyment for Music lovers)

*FM transmitter plays your music, videos, & sounds collections via Radio (Leave your CDs & Media player at home)

*Rich Recording Tech (Recording concert, opera, symphony, & other gatherings with a high quality sound better than current smartphones in the market)

*Internal Memory Storage is 16 GB, and you can add a 64 GB external memory

*HDMI (connect to Big Screen TV via cable)

*DLNA (connect to Big Screen TV via WLAN)

*VPN (Company usage: Intranet & mail)

*Wireless Tethering (turn your phone to a mobile WIFI Hot Spot)

*NFC (Usefull for big file transfer & acces to services)

*USB OTG (connect to a USB Flash disk & Hard Drive)

*Daily needs (just like any other smartphones it can be used for Social media, Browsing, Email, Messaging, Games, & many other functionalities)

*Nokia Maps & Navigation (Best coverage, Offline navigation - Nothing beat Nokia Map on the street)

*Less apps maybe, but there are necessary apps needed in Nokia Store (Psiloc Traveller, Internet Radio, Public Transport, Shazam, MS Office Mobile, One Note, Lync & some Pre installed games like Angry Birds, Asphalt 6, Bounce, etc,etc). For more apps see these

http://unleashthephones.com/20...08-pureview/

http://www.808fanclub.com/

*Support micro-SDXC cards

*Handles almost all kinds of CODECs

*Nokia Belle OS - King of Multitasking, Fluid UI, Resource efficient, Rich with features, User friendly. It is light years ahead of all symbians (one of the best OS & on par with other OSes)

*This phone may not satisfy everyone. But this is a distinctive & special phone that has a class of its own. No other phone like this and there is nothing on the market right now that can match this phone for what it is. It is a great multi media phone, very useful for indoor and outdoor activities it's a practical All in One device.

CONS:
*Modest battery, it should be bigger because of screen brightness & camera tasks (Mugen battery is the alternative). See this link for better battery

http://www.mugenbattery.com/mu...08-pureview/

*Browser should be improved via update (Opere Mini is the alternative)

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  • 2013-01-15 10:47
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> In reply to RODJ @ 2013-01-14 15:12 from t7VC - click to readWe start badly because you have no freedom of choice! Or one or the other.
It's intuitive that all the friends of the forum here will recommend you the 808, without be wrong of course. This would be certainly and definitely my personal choice also.
The problem in your case, in my opinion, if you're interested, is that both devices failed to meet expectations even to their fanatical followers, (as it contrary happened with the two previous gs2 and iph4s). Because both devices are expensive i recommend you to "wait" till something else will be released.
However 808 is unique and xllent sample of hardware and technology

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  • 2013-01-15 10:14
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hi carol,today i have set carla v2 theme just WOW SUPERB MINDBLOWING from my heart to the creators of this lovely theme,,,if you know more themes like this please waste your time to know us.thanks

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  • 2013-01-15 07:39
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I've owned smartphones for 7 years now since 2006, my first one was PalmTreo 650, then N96 (great multimedia and first one ever to have a digital TV tuner! play/record scheduled TV on your phone - god bless nokia!), then E7 (QWERTY oh my god!) and finaly now THE N8! All the phones have never let down. I've recently upgraded my E7 & N8 to Belle OS and OH MY GOD it is phenomenal! (except for the browser but I'll get to that later). Imagine the OS that was designed for a 600Mhz Single Core CPU with 256Mb of RAM running now (on the 808) on 1.3GHz CPU with 512Mb!!! The OS literaly flies! PERFECTION. and I'm not even gona talk about the Camera (I'm not worthy of talking about the DSLR that's been squashed into this piece of technological ART. Amen, bless nokia.

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  • 2013-01-15 06:24
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> In reply to RODJ @ 2013-01-14 15:12 from t7VC - click to readnokia lumia 920is better

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  • 2013-01-15 04:45
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> In reply to RODJ @ 2013-01-14 15:12 from t7VC - click to readhey friend,you can buy blindly nokia 808 pureview its the best legend phone,you won't find all these qualities in any phone availability on earth,be it camera,music ,UI,speed,everything is mouth watering like a tasty dish.im nokia fan for years i used only nokia my last phone was nokia n8 used for 18 months,when i bored with n8 i sold it ,then i purchased sony xperia p used just for one week then sold it than purchased samsung galaxy s advance i repent like anything im in loss again sold it finally i found every thing in nokia 808 pureview an awesome phone hope will be with me for atleast three years its very very dear to me technically :)

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  • 2013-01-15 04:25
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S3 has choosen as best smartphone in 2012.now choice is yours.

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  • 2013-01-15 03:49
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Hi Carol

Does nokia 808 produces quality image for moving obejects? I Mean when you take a picture over a moving object, does it produce clear image?

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  • 2013-01-15 03:45
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> In reply to Amir @ 2013-01-13 17:41 from fmjx - click to readHey man... first use, then talk. You heard it is slow and now you come here and talk mumbo jumbo? from s^3 nothing is slow anymore and this device here with 1.3 ghz cpu is quite a bada**... Please use some Symbian before talking rubbish.

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  • 2013-01-15 00:51
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> In reply to RODJ @ 2013-01-14 15:12 from t7VC - click to readWhat?? Is like they force you to buy what they want?:))))))))))))). Anyway, let's say that this is normal:-?? and to answer a bit to your question which won't be very interesting...

I don't know! What do you like to have? Iphone is a highly restricted device (you cannot even send a file via bluetooh, any file) while s3 is very unlocked (you can get some malware, etc)
S3: from 12 to 36 hours battery
Iphone5: from 12 to 36
S3 Camera: nothing impressive
Iphone 5: The same.
S3: internet speed (almost the same with ip5, but ip5 doesn't support adobe flash, also, i don't know if the new android fw still supports adobe flash)
S3: big device and crappy quality (allot of slim plastic, can brake quite fast)
ip5: not so big and more resistent (made of anodized aluminum and glass, a Nokia idea)
S3: signal may be better then iphone5 but this i really don't know. I'll say Nokia put's a shame on them both.
Ear speakers and in ear phones quality i don't know. But as far as i listened to S3 music player and original in-ear-headphones... didn't made me happy, quite at all. Compared to my old buddy N8 sound quality. To much noise, to less bass.
Apps. nothing to talk about. Both have a large s**tload of apps.
ip5: has no desktop, it is a pretty much a very simple smartphone (to simple for allot of geek users, i say that it is made more for in-experienced users... it is to darn simple for me)
S3: android on the other hand is not simple, it is not very complicated, but is messy. A fact that makes it more customizable for personal preferences and you can also set more desktops.
Android vs Ios? Symbian all the way:))).
Both have pros and cons (of course)
IoS - highly optimized. Works quite good and lag-less
and doesn't require so much useless hardware.
Android: on the other hand needs a quad-core cpu to run at least smoother then was running before. But it is still a bit laggy and crashes sometimes on apps (nothing to worry to much, all smartphones go freeze from time to time), also, with this hardware is gonna eat more battery then a normal smartphone. No matter what they say.
Overall? I won't be buying none of them. I don't like IOS and Apple in general. And i don't like Android, especially on a Samsung cheap a** device... At the end, it is your choice. Not mine, and this is only my opinion. You can ask this to others. If you go to Samsung: all will say to buy it. If you go to apple, all will say to buy it cause it is better then Samsung:))). Just go in a store and put them head to head. See what you like. i'd buy 808 :)))). Also you can search problem in internet with this devices so you can now what to expect...

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  • 2013-01-15 00:08
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-13 15:59 from gxJ{ - click to readno need of your silly advice, keep your d800 for your kids !

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  • 2013-01-14 18:02
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> In reply to Carol @ 2013-01-14 11:45 from L7eM - click to readhi carol can you give me advice? I knew that this is Nokia page but then help me with this. My parent decide to buy me a new phone they give me choices Samsung Galaxy S3 and Iphone 5. But i cant decide. Will you help me, please ..

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  • 2013-01-14 15:12
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-14 07:18 from vj1N - click to readYou're welcome

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  • 2013-01-14 11:45
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> In reply to LloydS @ 2013-01-13 23:20 from q{cE - click to read808 has a LED light as well which helps with focus and night light for video recording. Xenon technology is limited to a quick burst of light.

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  • 2013-01-14 10:06
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> In reply to LloydS @ 2013-01-13 23:20 from q{cE - click to readno but there is a led light for that

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  • 2013-01-14 08:40
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> In reply to Carol @ 2013-01-11 10:26 from L7eM - click to readhello carol
thank you for the information

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  • 2013-01-14 07:18
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> In reply to Amir @ 2013-01-13 17:41 from fmjx - click to readBeside OS, it is the combination of Processor, GPU, and RAM that makes a phone faster or slower.

If only Nokia equipped N8 or 808PV with an equal specs like Droid (1,5GB Processor, Powerful GPU, 2GB RAM, and 2300 mAh Battery) it will surely beat that battery hungry's OS anytime.

"Belle OS" is the lattest from Symbian, smooth and fast (much better than S60, Sym3, and Anna). Whether we like it or not Belle is the best OS ever created in phone history (Amazing Multi Tasking, Very Capable, Mature, Rich with features, and User Friendly, and Power efficient). In fact, Belle can do everything that other OSes can do (and cannot do).

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  • 2013-01-14 07:06
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> In reply to rainman @ 2013-01-12 23:39 from gEiN - click to readHi rainman
thanks for the information.

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  • 2013-01-14 06:47
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Can you use the Xenon Flash while recording video?

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  • 2013-01-13 23:20
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> In reply to Gitty @ 2013-01-13 13:31 from bJ6c - click to readYep, but sgcamera is just a smart camera. Nothing interesting. And it is quite big to. So if you want a camera. Go for something better (Canon, Nikon, Panasonic), my opinion. As for the macro. Yes, it is strange that the 808 has a fixed macro, so has the N8. But i didn't know that 808 has the same. Maybe this limitation is because of some politics. I don't know... But i don't think it is cause of the sensor...

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  • 2013-01-13 21:56
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