I have been a Nokia Nseries fanatic for a long time. I had the N90, N93, N80, N73 ME and N95. N95 suited me fine for 1.5 years. Then I thought of changing my phone because even if the N95 is good, I felt left out the "New Gen" mobiles.
I thought of getting another N series mobile, by that time N96 was on top. But when I saw its UI, it's basically an N95 with a different cover on. Searching the Net and GSMArena, I felt that touchscreen are now the "in" thing. So I looke at a lot of options from Samsung, LG and Nokia. Mind you, I didnt even looked at the iPhone because I was disgusted by it's high price and mediocre functionality. So I settled with a Nokia 5800 XM (Nokia Fanboy all the way), It was good the first two weeks... I downloaded appls and games, installed music and videos. Then it crashed, deleting all apps and messing with my Music. So I thought hey, maybe a minor thing. After that, it crashed 5 more times. I had to do all sort of things just to be able to use as intended. Then after awhile the battery life drained down from 2days to 1 day. So hell? then the UI is acting crazy slowing down and all, cant even text smoothly. So i said Sh*t, touchscreen UI s*cks shouldve stayed with my N95.
Then, I saw my friends iPod Touch, and saw TONS of application there. He explained how the functionalities are being compromised by the APPS. and hell, It was a hell lot of apps compared to the 5800s (and the 5800 apps mostly don't work or fugly as hell). So I gave my away my N5800XM and got myself an iPhone.
Getting an iPhone is a decision I will never regret it is really one best mobiles out there. And I can see why it had started a TouchScreen revolution. It's not perfect but it's close.
Rajal, 04 Dec 2009Even I facing this problemwhats tha problem with shortcut bar??? Just go to homescreen settings and change the shortcuts...its not a problem i hope..just u need to tickle some settings
the phone is superb...screen is good...music is good...bass is weaker then Sonyericsson phones..mobile is is well build...its fast enough...doesnt hang...
Just that due to its big screen dont drop it and be careful..
do the paint on the three keys come off with time???
long time users needed here....
MostWanted, 03 Dec 2009Nokia 5800 it's a very good phone overall ( good gps if u are using garmin mobile xt, music in... moreis this handset good for ruff use...i dont mean banging the set here and there...
some people claim they hav broken screen without any reason ..is it true??
Why is it that Pretty much 99% of the people commenting cant spell or can spell but dont make sense?
I am from Pakistan. I have upgraded my Nokia 5800XM to V31 yesterday via Nokia Software updater. The update was 128.8 MB. The phone seems to be a more faster than ever.
Using nokia 5800 xm .
Can i see Other phone files and copy them into it via bluetooth ? Please tell me.
After a thorough review and research of all the cps out there, I came to reach a decision to buy the 5800 XM. Simple...all the features bundled in one neat unit is beyond reproach...Although the UI needs more polishing, the audio which is rightfully its strength, is superb.
No gadget is perfect like humans...this unit by far
out-performs most units of other brands with higher
prices. In fact, its worth the price. Nokia must
strive to improve this unit to even gain momentum in the competition.
this phone is the most practical phone i have ever seen it all about the mini portable laptop and with the best full Qwerty keyboard and handwriting very fast and split the long time writing ....
It's really perfecy
Note:i write my opinion using my nokia 5800 xpressmusic.
guys help me how to fix my prob. on my 5800. i had changed my home screen theme last night onto contacts bar. And today i want to take back the previews home screen theme which is the shortcut bar. The prob. is this, the four shortcut icons did not appair inchudes: Messaging, camera, maps and radio. there are only two vesible the e-mail sep up and search. guys whats wrong w8 my phone? please help me how to deal w8 this prob. thanks.
Anonymous, 03 Dec 2009it iz a very very good mobile with its best touch screennokia in modal 5800xmuic very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very
good super touchscreen camera super quality
My 8GB mem. card partially crashed (I think). I couldn't go into my music files but it was possible to see everything else. Can someone tell me what happened?
And also does anyone know if smileys can be viewed on this mobile?
Nokia 5800 it's a very good phone overall ( good gps if u are using garmin mobile xt, music in loudspeakers is 9+, sound in earphone during calls is 8/10, touchscreen is quite good but very dificult to use when u are browsing the web without the pentouch rated 7/10). I have this phone for 1 year and I think that's quite good for price/performance. I use also an iPhone 3g so my coments about nokia 5800 are objective, not a nokia fanboy. Brgds