Waz, 30 Apr 2010Symbian is utter rubbish, as I've said before they use it because they bought the rights to it... moreIt's safe to say that history has proven you wrong.
It looks better than the competition.
My older, super-sophisticated Nokia has done its job pretty well. Symbian included. I'd get the new gadget if I could afford it.
Anonymous, 30 Apr 2010I dont know why people always complain about the symbian
symbian just need a fresh looks an... moreSymbian is utter rubbish, as I've said before they use it because they bought the rights to it, so technically own it, therefore no licensing fees to pay out.
It's a crap cheapskate OS which needs to be consigned to the "Recycle Bin" it's absolutely dire.
When you compare it to the silky smooth way that the Iphones intuitive interface works then there's no comparison.
They (Nokia) are too slow & too late, everyone bar Blackberry have already been here and moved on. As for the pictures without proof that they were taken on the phone (EXIF data) then there's nothing to say that they couldn't have been taken by either a compact digital camera or low-end DSLR.
Check this exclusive footage for HDMI out
Anonymous, 30 Apr 2010I dont know why people always complain about the symbian symbian just need a fresh looks an... moreits not meego, its maemo....
i have seen the phone, its awesome and world's best camera phone, new os from symbian rocks.....
I dont know why people always complain about the symbian
symbian just need a fresh looks and nokia have almost finished done the s3.
I am using s1; it is easy to use and feature rich, good enough for every tasks everage users do on their phone, if symbian is bad then go for meego this end of the year
you cant compare non multitask iphone os with android and symbian, that is just unfair
The n8 is not a smartphone w/ camera features, but rather a camera w/ smartphone features, which I think is a smart move for nokia. Symbian clearly can no longer compete with other os's, so it makes sense that nokia diverts its focus to camera features where it could stand out or at least be highly competetive in that area.
good services from nokia
im a bit against nokia...but man, those pics are like as if they are taken by a DSLR...
nice to have if u only want a perfect camera phone
You won't get such quality photo when release.
All commercial photos by Nokia is not 100% untouchable.
The Symbian ^3 needs to be catch up a lot hardwork before it can fight with the rest Smart OS in market.
Is time Nokia .............. to change or said bye forever.
Anonymous, 29 Apr 2010the photos are taken by professionals. nice photos never the less. just 2 yrs late to the 12m... moreWill cost a monthly salary??? Depends where you live ofcourse, but with an average European salary you can buy 2-3 of these per month. 370€ excluding taxes is not much.
the photos are taken by professionals. nice photos never the less.
just 2 yrs late to the 12mp party. and too bad its a brick and its using that awful symbian %$@&! and its gonna cost a month salary too i bet.
The only way this phone would do well is if Nokia would price it under $400.
Roger Johnson, 28 Apr 2010It’s a shame anyone gave Eldar’s so called ‘review’ at mobile-review any time or credibility w... moreThey had better accept this gift from Nokia. It's THE first phone to run full 3G on all their networks. One of the best sensor and lens in a cameraphone too. Don't know why America carrier would pass this down.
Anonymous, 28 Apr 2010looks like nokia is waking up, but alittle too late? still a brick, and lose that crap os symb... morehave you one of this seemingly good smartphone?
parachute, 28 Apr 2010the camera on the n86 8mp was crap will this one be crap???
and it aint all that i mean symbi... morebetter things??!!
haven't u seen the photos?! and this is a non finished unit yet!!
haven't u seen the videos?! and this is a non finished unit yet!!
yes, Samsung and SE made 12 MP first, but Nokia made 12 MP best ;)
otto, 28 Apr 2010"Dont care if the camera can take pitures better than a 30MP SLR if it still runs that ho... moreI know. Maybe a 1.5 Ghz processor will be what the Android fanboys need. lol
NOKIA N8 is B!tc#in!!!! OMG So Long N97.... Hello N8 :)
I heard that there will be two more Nseries Devices N9(a Meego device) and N10 (a Symbian^4 device) So far its just a rumour going around but lets wait and see. :)
It’s a shame anyone gave Eldar’s so called ‘review’ at mobile-review any time or credibility whatsoever. The man is a well known Nokia-hater who has had conflicts with Nokia before and been slapped down by them.
As for the US tech blogs, sorry, but they simply don’t have a clue what they are talking about. The US tech media is well known globally for being ignorant about mobile generally – they live in such an insular, inward looking world, and are highly defensive and protective about home-grown technology (Android, iPhone).
The truth is the N8 makes current and rumoured iPhone and Android devices look like over-priced toys. The truth hurts – it hurts Android and iPhone fans, and it hurts US tech blogs who love their home-grown tech. So they slag off and do down non US tech. I’ve seen it lots before. Luckily the US is actually not a very important mobile market at all, only about 8% of world’s mobile users live there. So I think we can live with the US, loud and proud as they are, not appreciating Nokia technology. It’s their loss.
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