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im a nokia user for 17 years of my life and i have my nokia n8 now but i have problems in OS i also try windows mobile for awhile and it is great and awesome, well for me that will be the greatest thing that you done to your OS. i think windows and nokia will be a great combination to people using nokia phones. God bless you NOKIA & WINDOWS!! -Jeremiah Supan

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  • 2011-11-29 06:02
  • t7X2
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May be this is the best nokia fone for their own company staffs,
for public, there has no demand for this very restricted functional platform.

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  • 2011-11-29 05:45
  • 7qxR
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It seem funny,
but Nokia seriously needs to give more importance to the rescue team members N9, 701 etc. if wanted to survive.

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  • 2011-11-29 04:21
  • Xufx
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@rahulkumar even they dont know what their strategy is!
Firstly they bought symbian,then closed it, then they heavily invested in maemo, then changed it to meego, nd nw abandoning all that for this mango!
Only god knows what they r upto!

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  • 2011-11-29 04:17
  • KFPn
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it was gud but we want to the 3G video calling.

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  • 2011-11-29 03:38
  • s8dx
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nokia 800 was very stylish. Tach was very fast. but problem is thair front cam is not thair.

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  • 2011-11-29 03:34
  • s8dx
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I've been waiting for the proper review of this phone for quite some time now I wonder when gsmarena plans to write it

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  • 2011-11-29 02:11
  • 9Lbf
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nice phone and interface easy for everyone. This system will take over in 1-2 years. Nokia maps rules

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  • 2011-11-29 01:33
  • s0EH
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Why everyone needs front camera ? to se their ugly girlfriends and stupid friends on phone call ? This phone os awesome with best navigation compare to other phones and really good specs Camera (8mp Carl Zeiss optic ) is the best compare to other WP7 , this phone is not for jerks who thinking the phone is a toy if you need a toy go buy freking iPhone ... Why Nokia doesn't have a Android cose stupit gogle don't wanna agree Nokia Ovi navigation on Android , Nokia spend millions $ to create this maps with free navigation wich is 1000 times better than google maps and FREE navigation all for you people , so who need good email, camera , NAVIGATION , and all social networks + 25GB of free cloud servises from Microsoft NOkia Lumia is perfect for that !

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  • 2011-11-29 01:18
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if u like this get then nokia n9 64gb and 1gb ram and come in white

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  • 2011-11-29 00:08
  • Pv9c
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awesome phone/

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  • 2011-11-28 23:37
  • 0xMa
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> In reply to Gibb @ 2011-11-27 03:02 from XufN - click to readthen dont buy this phone, easy as that!!!

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  • 2011-11-28 23:12
  • j012
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I m personally confused about Nokia's smartphone business strategy..
They brought X7 with 640MHz process & 256MB RAM & without front camera(which i m currently using) & later they brought 701, 603 & ..with a lower price & better spec sheet of 1GHz & 512MB RAM.. 701 is really better n smoother in multitasking as i tested..
Later they brought Lumia 800 with similar specs of 1GHz & 512RAM except d difference is windows n better design & price almost nearly double to that of 603 & 701..
And most importantly wasn't it absurd to abandon Meego & Nokia N9 which i consider their best product to-date..
I doubt& afraid if something is influencing their business strategies in a wrong way that will lead to their non-repairable downfall..
When are the Finns going to realise that people these Days have more concerned about a gig of RAM & Dual Core CPUs rather than concerned about design & other stupid things(oh so magnificent N9 & X7)..
Gone are the old days when dumb phones like Nokia 6600 were to be a bestseller( i laugh upon myself to had a Nokia 6681 with 8MB of RAM)..
if it were so then why not Nokia is still a champion..
Come on Finns..! Later u enter the league of dual core CPUs & a gig of RAM gone are the chances of ya recovery..
By the time u'll launch a Dual core CPU; other manufacturers will have a quad core CPUs with a price almost half of your Dual core nonsense. So Good Lord is going to save u Nokia..
It's hard to let u go:(
So at the end of the story is it only no.of cores & no.of RAM that counts to a smartphone..
I personally disagree bcoz in that case why Nokia N900 still a superb smartphone..
But anyway it's hard to let the peoples realise this fact..
So better to amend urself according to d time or inspire d peoples to think in your way about which u r damn sure & better realise that it's impoosible..
It's up to u Nokia..
All d best.

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  • 2011-11-28 21:42
  • t}C9
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Nokia should make a tab/pad/notebook powered by touch windows 7, as powerful as the real laptop/computer, i believe many people will buy it, but when it comes to phone, it should be powered with linux base OS like maemo & meego not mango. Check the daily interest between N9 & Lumia, N9 is winning.

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  • 2011-11-28 21:00
  • pXjn
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Great device,stellar performance a true smartphone. Ex N900. Never cared about front camera nor great numbers on paper.

This phone just takes the hustle out of doing things and puts a smile on you face everytime.

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  • 2011-11-28 19:49
  • spDS
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best phone i ever had.

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  • 2011-11-28 19:24
  • 0xMa
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OK, let's say...window OS is good ,
but the company that choose this restricted semi-functional platform as their only lifeline are a real Donkey,
let's see how they smile with their profit sale record by April 2012.

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  • 2011-11-28 15:41
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The sales of Nokia 800 were marked by all sorts of messages about the success of the product. Some believe that the success is inevitable. I remember a similar situation in the US one year ago and can't but smile. Certain journalists and readers have a remarkably short memory. At the start of sales of Windows Phone 7 in the U.S. one of the clearest examples of the popularity of this OS was a photo with 200 people standing lining up outside the AT&T store, which was considered to be a success for the OS of little interest for consumers. Many periodicals proclaimed the emergence of a new king, but if you give a close look at the photo in question you would notice that the majority of people came to get free tickets to a concert of Maroon5. They even did not have to buy a phone with WP7. It was enough to come to Market Street in San Francisco and get the ticket at the store. Sellers frantically begged to listen to a presentation about WP7, but people took the tickets and left. By the end of the day 10 out of 20 phones were sold. The promotion campaign was not too successful.

AT & T realized from the early days that the success of Windows Phone is not too obvious despite the campaign by Microsoft, which cost $100 in the US alone. Therefore, in November 2010 the carrier came up with the solution - buy any WP7 phone and get the second for free. This was the sign that the OS was not popular.

At the beginning of the year all partners of Microsoft could not hide the fact that sales were low. One top manager from LG was followed by AT & T and the secret was impossible to keep. Criticism was massive. Sales were overwhelmingly disappointing. However Microsoft was not embarrassed and started to talk that the next version of Mango will be different. Many began to associate the future popularity of this version with the sales of first Nokia models on WP7. However, today we can say that WP7 Mango enjoys the same popularity as the first version of the OS. HTC was the first to sell its models, but there is not much demand apart from HTC Mozart, which is sold in Russia at the lowest possible price, which does the trick. We can argue that consumers are waiting for Nokia smartphones, but it is hard to believe.

Curiously, Nokia has adopted a methodology for Microsoft and decided to show the "sale" at the expense of gifts. For example, the UK operator Orange offers free Nokia 800 with the contract for 36 pounds a month (it's pretty expensive contract) and gives Xbox360 for free. An excellent proposal that is likely to be in demand and Orange figures confirm that. All such "sales" will be popular, because people love to receive free stuff and XBox360 is a desirable product.

For obvious reasons Nokia does not report first sales data. The company is not profitable to give any exact figures, because it would destroy the entire PR campaign around these products. We can read good reviews and positive feedback, which is exactly the same as the first WP7 models one year ago.

People have a very short memory indeed. Nokia is losing the smartphone market actively. The first results of this failure will be received in April, when the company will report its first quarter figures. Up to that point Nokia will be able to adequately refer to the fact that in the 4th quarter WP7 was sold on a limited number of markets. The irony is that they are the main markets for the company.

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  • 2011-11-28 13:48
  • 0Cb2
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Gosh i want this phone!

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  • 2011-11-28 13:28
  • 28pr
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I have been a Loyal Nokia buyer but now because of Nokia choosing Windows an the Restrictions with it an the Lumia 800 being over priced,the other day i bought the Samsung Galaxy S2 with Android,an i think this would have been a better choice for Nokia,used to using memory cards an the Lumia does not accept them an now just bought a 32gb memory card,as 16gb with Lumia is not enough for me an i bet alot more,an the stupid buttons taking most of the screen with Windows to match the Galaxy S2 scrren a 4.5 inch screen would be needed on Windows to match the Galaxy S2,sorry Nokia but you made the wrong choice not me

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  • 2011-11-28 11:32
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