I will give this phone a rating of
Design - 8.5
Features - 9.5
Performance - 9
I never understood the fans of N95 users vs N82 users. They are part of the same NSeries family! Either N95 8GB, N95-3, or N82 and you can't lose. I hear even the N95-1 with the latest firmware still rocks! If we need to gang up, it's the SE fanboys who still believe it is 2006 and think the KSeries is still best cameraphone line in the business. You've been dethroned. =P And lol @ iPhone fanboys if Jobs doubles the memory and adds 3G in MacWorld tomorrow. More iPhone users will get ticked. Nokia is at least getting it mostly right the first time with the N82 at least. Expandable memory opens things up. At the end, getting any of the N95's or N82 and we're still winners. The differences are based on minor preferences. Perhaps iPhone will finally add a 3.2MP cam and FM radio by 2012 based on Apple's minimal updates every year. Nokia is still on another level.
Yes, the speakers are not that well balanced in this phone.It may be because of a software problem.The next software will fix it,atleast i think so.
Mine does not have any problems regarding any other issue.
The built in speakers are not that strong,but if you use good quality headphones the sound will get excellent.
The picture and video quality is something to be proud of as a owner.The xenon flash is very strong.The camera interface is fast enough.The pictures taken looks brilliant on both pc and phone screen.
The keys are not anykind of problem at all for me.
The build quality is great.
The phone interface is fast.This is one of the most fastest symbian phones around.
The call quality and call clearity is superb.
I choose my N82 over N95 8gb because of the candybar shape and the xenon flash.They are both great phones.You wont regret after buying either of them.
Take care guys.
See, there IS someone bash N95 8GB. Some N82 users are just jeolous and trying to convince Xenon > Big screen. Trust me, you'll need a big beautiful screen more than xenon flash most of the time. :-)
Oh did I mention bigger battery juice and louder speaker? :-)
Not sure if a black version is coming but mobilecity has it in pre-order. It would look better without the silverplate instead of changing just the back like they did with the white. I knew about this phone back in Aug when the pix had already been leaked around May. Waited for the announcement until Nov. One of the reasons I didn't get the N82 right away is the foil-like silver faceplate and waited for the price to drop after Christmas. The fingerprint issue no longer is an issue to me if you keep the screen protection on. The looks is an underrated aspect to this phone. You get TV out cables, 2GB card, Wifi, & GPS. For $50-70 more than a K850 and $25 than a Viewty, why not? Manny, do tell if you enjoy it. I'm confident you will if you're coming from an SE, Moto, LG, or Samsung phone. It's built like a workhorse for years to come.
Does anybody know if this phone will be black??? cuz i'd like to buy this phone, so if there will be an another version in black please tell me if not tell me to. to buy this phone
nice 1 Savor
thats it! im getting it. ive been stuck in the middle between se k850 and nokia n82 for the last couple of weeks. going back and forth changing my mind 20 times a day, but now ive done enough research and read enough reviews on both and decided to go for the n82. byeeeee
Via headphones is excellent. Even reception when talking to someone is excellent. Crystal clear and loud. I never had a N73 ME or N95, so I can't compare it to those two when it comes to speakers. I'm listening to FM radio station right now as I type this and it is very clear and fairly loud to me. Just don't put it too loud. If you do get it, hope you enjoy it as much as us. You'll figure out why so many owners are going crazy over it. My only issue before buying this phone was the fingerprint & overall looks which I no longer find an issue at all. It's a beautiful candy bar phone and it feels great in the hands. Trust me, you won't regret buying it if capturing moments in you life is more important than internet browsing or gimmicky/greasy touchscreens. It is bar none the best 5MP cameraphone in the market. A future N82 "8GB" might be released someday like the N85, but why bother when Nokia might eliminate expandable memory & a lens cover?
Oops, I meant "two stereo speakerS" (I am pleased to be still a proud owner of two musically trained ears) :). So, speaker volume issues, anyone?
I try again: has anyone noticed a difference in volume comparing the two stereo speaker on his/her N82? (I forgot to mention, though, that none of this is present through headphones, balance OK that way). Thanks.
thanx Savor, do u kno about the sound quality, thru headfones and the speaker?
Yup, I agree with those ratings too. SE fanboys who are delusional to think their K850 should even compare. I'm no fanboy for any company. I just like a great product. Nokia N82 is a great product if given a chance. Fanboys should at least admit defeat. Even N95 users are trying to battle us. It's still a Nokia, folks! Us S60 users should all be happy! N95 8GB users can keep their advantages if it means paying over $150 more for it. SE K850 got smoked by even the Samsung & LG phones in the 5MP shootout. Not one phone defeats the N82 in the camera department. Not one. Xenon flash is extremely important even in the day that deals with shadows or dark places and it is still a rarity these days and only found mostly in SE phones.
Manny, the txting isn't so bad like those old SE T616 phones back in the day. Unless your fingers are big, the spacing on each key is wide enough to make easy to get used to. I could txt fast on it. The only issue I can't stand on the keypad is the multimedia key button which rest between the end call and top right selection key. Too many buttons above the numeric pad for my taste, not including the D-pad.
SE fans boy are very jealous about the N82 features, so that's why the rating is low, they try to put down a phone they didn't buy...I don't care so much about the voting result, because i got this phone a month ago and it's by far the best all in one phone that i bought! Even the battery last longer that i was thinking! Amazing phone!
I don't believe in these voting ratings anymore. The design is at least an 8 (esp if the screen protection isn't peeled off on both sides. Better build quality than the N95 has to count for something. The features and performance are at least on par with the N95 and it gets voted below a 8.5 for it? This phone is severely underrated in those two areas. It is a superior than the LG Viewty, SE W960, & Samsung G800 which I thought about buying at one point. It should rank in the top 5 right now.
just a couple of creases thet need to be ironed out for me before i get this phone. the gsmarena review says texting isnt that easy on this phone cos of the way the keys are, also theyve given the sound quality a below average score compared to k850, can someone who actually owns this phone just confirm texting is possible without lookin (ie, whilst driving) and that the sound quality is good enuf via headfones and speakers, thank u
hey guys, i'll like u guys 2 tell me the maximum capacity of the memory card n82 can take.
thankz in advance
I get this phone on the weekend. the look is o.k. but the back cover as describe by other it look cheap. If this cover come in standard steel or black color will be look better. This is my first N phone. the funtion are look confuse for me at first due I use to 6500 classic the basic phone... I like this phone by the weight and funtions.. the key pad so small but work o.k., I think only people who have "FAT" finger cannot handle it. so whoever complain on the key pad, make sure your finger are not as I discripe.... camera are find... one more things I don't like is the ac plug is on the side. that mean when u charges your phone, u cannot hold the phone on the dest to record.
and the battery life is good if it can stay more than 6-8 hours.