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12mp only increases the size of the photo & who needs a poster-sized photo?

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  • 2010-05-09 07:49
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even if some ppl say symbian going to die in a few years time i think i still can make a call,listen to music,surf the net. etc. smart phone tech improve very fast but telco tech are not going to improve fast cause they want to suuck ppls money before they upgrade.

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  • 2010-05-09 07:41
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> In reply to Sudheer @ 2010-05-09 04:53 from PFAF - click to readi agree with u. no company going to make an ultimate smartphone. there will be pros and cons for each smartphone so that ppl will always upgrade their smartphone. buy any smartphone and live with it until it dies then buy a new one. i thing iam going to get 5800xm or C6 or N8 and hope that the device can live up to 3 to 5years LOL

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  • 2010-05-09 07:34
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like this

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  • 2010-05-09 07:06
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> In reply to Sudheer @ 2010-05-09 04:53 from PFAF - click to readAgreed,well said,if a complete phone is made, we won't buy phones anymore, also it's hard to make one due to advancing technology. Anyway,well said!!!! : ))

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  • 2010-05-09 06:55
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Do you think nokia should come up to say symbian does not need omap3 or any cpu faster than n8 processor?

How would nokia convince people that the cpu in n8 is the best choice, or they want to keep the price low

but the way, how much does a super cpu cost and 386 ram costs?

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  • 2010-05-09 06:55
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its MADE IN CHINA??? Assemble in China????

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  • 2010-05-09 06:52
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> In reply to Sudheer @ 2010-05-09 04:53 from PFAF - click to readwhatever... your post was too long...

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  • 2010-05-09 05:38
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which is good either Nokia N8 or SE Satio(Idou)

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  • 2010-05-09 05:02
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> In reply to okp @ 2010-05-09 00:03 from 2FYi - click to readlol. maybe u're right. but i had a 5800 from v20 and have seen it improve considerably with every firmware update. it has always been stable so maybe u did get a bad unit. it happened with me and my N82 but firmware updates helped

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  • 2010-05-09 04:56
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Hi fanboys..

This post is meant for all those fanboys (of all brands) who keep shouting at one another all the time and to those who keeps upgrading their mobiles whenever a new damn handset is released by these money sucking mobile companies...

Everybody has his own opinion on the mobile sets and their companies..its natural..but just don't try to make others accept what you are thinking/assuming is correct..and that the other one is always wrong.

I accept that each mobile manufactured is supposed to cater the needs of a specific group of people (business men, kids, teens, girls, housewifes..and ofcourse geeks). But whats a bigger truth is that the mobile companies doesn't want to make a 'complete mobile' for any of the user categories. We all know why.. They just want us to keep changing our phones whenever a new one is released with an "innovative feature" (whether u actually use it or no), yet compromising on some important basic feature..so that u won't get satisfied with the new one as well.

I have used several mobiles myself and regretting now for feeding these companies unnecessarily all these years. Every time I get a new mobile..I would be shocked to discover something is missing from that; which even far more cheaper mobiles (even the China sets with no IMEI nbr) has.

My costliest failure was Nokia N85. Most of the things are fine in that. But the loud speaker totally sucks..it's really awful. And with every mobile I used I faced some or the other issue (N73, Nokia XM 5800, SE W810i, Nokia XM, 5130, Samsung STAR, Samsung S3310 current one).

Nokia releases high-end sets with beta hardware & software..
Samsung with untested software..and limiting the users or not allowing them to do anything on customization front..

It is their (mobile companies) intention (or strategy) that keep them ruling out some basic stuff on every high-end set.. Pls understand it is not due to their inability to incorporate that within the price limit...

Pls beware of them..


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  • 2010-05-09 04:53
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Hmm...it seems there have been many complaints surrounding S60v5. Well, honestly speaking, I don't have a clue on all these complaints since I am still stuck with my faithful s60v3. However, don't confuse S^1 with S^3. We are still clueless on how well can S^3 perform. So until then, reserve your energy and wait for the final product to be release, probably somewhere around July.

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  • 2010-05-09 04:05
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Best ever phone this year hope to buy it soon. Nokia release it faster i want to hold it right now oh my love n8.

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  • 2010-05-09 01:23
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Read and study enough hardware and firmware issue from Nokia Products. I am Nokia supporters since many years ago, but I lost my faith in this brand name. Especially all these touch screen phone release by Nokia 5800,n97,n97mini..x6 etc.. did anyone here have start up failure,hang on start up screen b4? Keylock not working sometime?...lost all your contents cause of their firmware bug? So, what can Nokia promise on this N8? I don't want to be a BETA tester for their products anymore... I need a stable phone.

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  • 2010-05-09 00:51
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-05-09 00:25 from FJTf - click to readI agree with you about the ram to a certain point,cause my N97 works fairly well at 128 ram and this is double at 256.

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  • 2010-05-09 00:46
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12 mp is great, but not necessary. 5-8mp should be sufficient. I think Nokia should increase the RAM to 512MB or at least 384MB. And processor should be 1 Ghz or at least 800 Mhz. Nokia should try to improve on the RAM and processor rather than just the camera.

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  • 2010-05-09 00:25
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> In reply to [deleted post]yes, i play UT3 with my "plastic" phone on BADA and you enjoy in aluminum with solitaire on N8 !

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  • 2010-05-09 00:25
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my last 4 phones have been nokias. 5800. 5730. E63(good fone e63).and 1 other ..apart from the e63 ,they have all been below average in terms of performance and bad build quality...i now have hd omnia and it is far better than any nokia i have ever used..its o/s may be symbian 60s v 5 ,but samsung do touch better than nokia ever will......having the 5800 for 2 months (i ended up giving it away for 0) has turned me off nokia touch screens..the n8 will probably continue this tradition..the e63 was good because it was made in korea not china..this is were nokias problems for their highend fones started..'MADE IN CHINA' .i dont care what comments come back from this because it is true...china is cheap labour.cheap products.and poor workmanship...omnia made in korea..e63 made in korea(both good)..5800..5730..ect.ect.ect all MADE IN CHINA ......sorry to the chinese readers

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  • 2010-05-09 00:03
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Another of a plastic boomarang, slow processor and still 5cm width smaller than Iphone, why can they make equally width gives its balance then too thinn. Must bet first batch will be hell to use, nokia policy to get testing from clients.

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  • 2010-05-08 23:38
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does anyone know where to find out the exact release date

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  • 2010-05-08 23:34
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