goron, 12 Jul 2013i cant believe in 2013 there are still people who doesnt aware that symbian is the cause of no... more@Goron
Why don't you try further readings about symbian OS. Symbian is ready for multi-tasking, multi windows etc. even before android and iOS became popular. At the birth of Android donut, symbian is already capable of multitasking.
By the way, among various mobile OS, symbian is the only Real-Time Operating System (RTOS). Android and iOS are not RTOS. Being a RTOS, it has significant advantages over ordinary mobile OS's.
goron, 12 Jul 2013i cant believe in 2013 there are still people who doesnt aware that symbian is the cause of no... moreI have to correct some of your statement there. You said symbian took 4 years to expand the memory. You are wrong. It is the memory manufacturer that took 4 years. Symbian is always ahead of it's time. For example the N-gage which was released during the era of 256mb-512mb memory already supported 2GB which is nonexistant at that time. Another recent example is the 808 which support the micro sdxc with exfat format(allows file of more than 2GB size). Tell me if any of the android/WP flagship support this format? You said that symbian does not support multicore cpu. I really lol at that. Do you know N96, N95, N82, N93, N73, N80, N91 etc all these had dual cores? Nokia had long used multicore cpu they just did not market it as a feature. The only thing I agree with you is on the multitouch which Nokia is slow to adapt and the screen resolution. Other than that Symbian (although dead) is always AHEAD of its time. It offers true multitasking and task manager since 7650. iOS and WP8 are still babysteps in multitasking. Symbian is only dead because Elop kills it. Had Nokia stayed and continue developing symbian it will have a greater chance of toppling android. Not to mention the advanced Meego, with supreme gesture interface(everyone is following now) and supreme multitasking(try 40+ apps background with android) Nokia can surely take the crown but it chose the longer and harder path of WP. Say no to uneducated fanboyism.
nokia 808 pureview still king and the BEST
photo sample nokia 808 more detil, sharp and natural than nokia 1020
YuYu Alsalmi, 13 Jul 2013My Galaxy s3 has it and I guess it's more than a year since SGS3 was released 2100 mAh batte... morefor starter smartphones don't need a quad core (or that is going to do is chew up the battery faster) and you don't need a 1080p screen (cause the naked eye cannot tell with that size of a screen) 720p is enough,, unless you are going to get a phone the size of a tv...
The question is this; is Nokia a phone company or a camera company? 41mp on a phone with 32GB internal memory and no expandable memory? Come off it Nokia! Whenever i need a good shooter, I'll go get myself a SLR. Nokia should stop sacrificing functional apps for camera. Tell me, where are we gonna store photos and videos taken with our 41PM shooter? On our non expandable 32GB internal memory of course1
WhatsApp for WP devices is updated today. Now its working fine. Everything is stable. I have updated and now no problem on my NL 820. So update the application and enjoy. Changelog is
Initiate voice calls from within the app
*.Background API allows you to play music
*.Fixed notifications for users
*.Users can now see smileys on the double wide tile
*.Fast resume (If the app is open and you click on the incoming notification it opens as fast as on Android)
*.On start-up, it now asks if you want to back up your chat history. You can also do this through settings.
*.Large images shown
Except for the camera,
LG G2 is far better than Lumia 1020.
Guys, obviously there are a lot of people who are against Nokia. I"ve been using Nokia for 10 years now continously and have seen my dad, bro and wife use other phones like Samsung, BB. Nokia phones are wonders in their Engineering, simply because of the quality of hardware. Yes, sometimes Nokia's software is not as great to support the marvels that Nokia's Hardware Engineers do. Maybe Nokia should take the Apple way and introduce just one or at the most two models of Smartphones, so that the software guys have time to do justice to the hard work and brilliant efforts put in by the hardware developers!
And for the many people out there, who crib about Nokia having dated hardware, let me tell you guys, Having a bulky battery, RAM and a whole lot of processing power has no meaning, unless you completely utilize it. Even my PC which is dual core with 2GB RAM utilizes an average of 25% of its resources at normal load and 75% when I'm running some Engineering Analysis. I don't see why a mobile phone would need much more. Further, it all boils down to the efficiency of the software and hardware. If a device guzzles 2000+mAH of battery with normal usage and needs more RAM than my windows 8 PC, I would not categorize it as efficient. I hope people realise these numbers make no meaning and it is the performance/utlization that matters.
Teco, 12 Jul 2013Come on Nokia, 41mp? Yet you offer just 2000mAH battery and just 32G of internal storage, not ... moreMy Galaxy s3 has it and I guess it's more than a year since SGS3 was released
2100 mAh battery
32GB internal storage and 64GB external (MSD card)
4.8" HD screen
Lighter and smaller though
I have been through different mobile phone,I love exploring many phone imfact i Hvae 39 MOBILE pHONE PASS ON MY HANDS and expriences diffrent kinds and brands...they have some semilar features some with also different structures and sensor.I love photo capturing ..All i can say with this nokia 1020 owwwowww....Great job for Nokia company Best camera ever.
Will there be the battery endurance test for this phone? If so, when will we get to see those test results?
Anonymous, 12 Jul 2013not so impressive as thought... screes size is just 4.5" which should be 5"... no me... more4.5-5' screen: The hyped created by Samsung of giving up phones a bad name and making their portability is so ridiculous and some people are brainwashed by it. Of course, Nokia later this year will announce a 5-6' Nokia Lumia but that is just due to complainers like you.
Just 2000mAH battery: I agree they could add more but you know, there is an accessory available which add 1000 mAH more to the phone and some other cool stuff. It doesn't cost much if you "care"
32 GB of internal storage: I don't know the reason behind it. It's definitely a draw back.
quad-core CPU?: Get over it, WP doesn't need a quad-core CPU to run smoothly. It's even running better than Androids having octa cores. Quad core will come later this year
Bulky: You kidding me? It's thin with this much technology inside. What will you call S4 Zoom?
Fenil, 12 Jul 2013Specs are better then any android phone.specially camera feature outstanding......What specs are better other than the camera.....All windows phones look and operate to the same bar a few features....IE the camera....This phone is overpriced and overhyped,as a retailer i can tell you now there'll be little or no interest in this phone....All lumias look the same an this will be nokias downfall.
american, 12 Jul 2013Dude!!.. Design from outside hardly makes any difference.. The quality of samsung n apple are ... moreit Simply means that u dnt know nokia.. U might see many 10 year old nokia phones, and they work fine even after a rough use, bt it's practically impossible to find a 5 year old samsung phone that works fine.. we are not forcd fans. bt we are fans by choice since u can't really compare the built quality of a nokia handset with a samsung..
Anonymous, 12 Jul 2013Even if I considered Windows Phone an "upgrade" from symbian (which I don't), my N8 ... moreit has more apps than belle,it has the largest BIS sensor in a consumer device yet,you can use it with your nails and or pens,it has a far superior screen,ram,cpu,gpu,etc..i believe these reasons are enough..