Anonymous, 16 Mar 2011The problem is the replacements still have the purple defect. Nokia is in short supply of the ... moreAnd you want me to believe that some people have the bad luck of having the "Purple screen" and me and like 10+ people had a perfect one? Your just another Iphoner Telling lies here!! Get over it is way better than your Iphone!!
I've just found a nice option in this device, power saving mode. Very useful for me. The more i think i know this smartphone, the more it surprise me.
See how big the defect in my N8:
I can not enjoy my movies, photos, games & everything.
Tell me, do I have to keep silent?
Buy N8 but choose the non-defect one!!!
Aaron, 16 Mar 2011Why are you using my name? There's 2 Aarons? Wth I thought that was not possible and a name can only be reserved and registered once.
Anonymous, 16 Mar 2011then how did you know that bringing the affected n8 to NCC for amoled screen replacement will ... moreI'm not quite sure. But it will be better if you bring your unit to NC and ask the guys there about the problem. Then from there you'll know what to do next.
[deleted post]No mate. We are not the same person. Our writing styles are different and the ip don't match.
new comer, 16 Mar 2011umm....really all those problems? but hey why people keep buying it,if those happens nobody wo... moreGo search Nokia's support forums about those problems and you'll find threads about it. People buy phones unaware of the problems and defects. Had they knew about the purple screen defect then they would have surely picked a perfect unit. Right now there's a lot of confusion going on at Nokia. The replacement handsets they send still have defects.
The overheating motherboard/restarting problems were from the first batch. There are some with proximity sensor problems but the most current and widespread problem is the purple screen.
What you perceive as negative/bashing comments serves as a warning to those thinking about buying an N8. We do not want them to buy a defective unit and save them from frustration and hassle. Fanboys think we are bashing but we are not. If we remained silent about the issue then no progress will be made. Because of our noise, we were able to make Nokia acknowledge the purple screen defect. However, AMOLED screens are in short supply and Nokia is currently short of the defect- free screens. That is why some of us have received replacement phones with the purple defect still.
Fanboys think we are bashing but we are here to serve prospective buyers about the pros and cons of the device and save them from getting a defective unit.
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[deleted post]I want to sell my N8. Already add your gmail id, pls add n respond.
Anonymous, 16 Mar 2011The complaints are mostly about the defective screens, overheating motherboards, restarting, a... moreumm....really all those problems? but hey why people keep buying it,if those happens nobody won't buy it and u guys won't try to bash like hell,envy can make your mind unrest, trust me,this is a world with freedom :)
To all N8 users :-
-------UNLEASH THE POWER OF N8-------
The N8 can compete with Androids an iOS and can even beat them. Yes a lot of devices have display problem but it is really unnoticeable except you dim the display to its minimum. People who are having this problem dont have to worry. HTC devices also had the same problem in the past and were fixed via update. So no need to panic. If you want to check your display perform these tests http://geekifysymbian.blogspot...updated.html
TO TEMPORARILY GET RID OF THIS PROBLEM you can use N8 Mods pack 4.0. It contains around 30 mods. The mod 19 (light sensor mod), if installed can help you get rid of the purple tint.
The N8 MODS 4.0 increases the speed and general performance. There is also Camera quality improvement and many others. Installation is easy and does not harm the device. You can choose which mods to install. THESE MODS ARE AVAILABLE FOR FREE AT http://geekifysymbian.blogspot...updated.html
Dark Energy, 16 Mar 2011the purple is visible everywhere where certain gray gradients are displayed. if you can not se... moretalk facts and not nonsense... i have posted a fact that check with avatar game the blue shud get purplish with serious issue... i have each n every game that has been developed for n8... if u want i can mail u each n every... i look into issues many times before complementing or bashing n for videos i have the van buuren party at dubai which is full of blue n black n grey what not colors so stop teaching me atleast
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Aaron, 16 Mar 2011To all those people whining about AMOLED problem, why don't you bring your phones to a Nokia C... moreThe problem is the replacements still have the purple defect. Nokia is in short supply of the perfect screens. Some had their units changed 3x and the defect is still there.
Aaron, 16 Mar 2011Nope. I've already sold my N8 and I'm planning to buy a new one. Hopefully I'll find a defect-... morethen how did you know that bringing the affected n8 to NCC for amoled screen replacement will solve the problem?
Tired of this headache ! Have to submit it again and ve to wait ,already changed 3 times ! I dnt trust nokia anymore !
Anonymous, 16 Mar 2011did it solve yours? i mean the amoled problem of your n8?Nope. I've already sold my N8 and I'm planning to buy a new one. Hopefully I'll find a defect-free unit.