if your into great looking style and durability grab the 8801
if you want more features like camera/mp3 etc... grab ur samsung.
The Nokia 8800 is just basicly a 1 litre farrari.it looks the business.......... and thats about it.but me being vain as i am,i'm having one!! its all about the image...
I work for the Carphone Warehouse, one day I was randomally checking the differnt verients of the 8800 the system has, and we I came across an 8800 Scirocco, I did a few searchs online but didn't find much! Today I got a managzine called Mobile and inside I saw some images that where said to have been leaked from Nokia, according to the article there will be a newer version of the 8800 called The Scirocco, from the pics, it looks like the phone has a slightly squarer design and will feature a 2 megapixel camera! No word on if they have sorted out the battery though! The handset will probably be more expensive then the older model which we currently do for £500. It will be available in both silver and black!
Or, you could disable the power save mode, and set as screensaver one of the clocks (analog or digital). The digital one doesn't have that horizontal bar from the power saving mode, so it shouldn't burn an imprint on the screen anymore (or maybe just the digits?!). But it's still not moving up and down...:)
About the display burning – if somebody is so afraid that LCD will burn because of the power save mode / clock, date / I suggest to follow the MJK6’s idea. I tried and it works, just upload one blank jpg / 208x208 /. Then you choose this file as a screensaver and…no more troubles with this matter. OK, the phone looks like it is not switched on, but at least this is a kind of solution…
Like i said is the gun metal vers only
CHINA written all over it!!!
Unfortunately there is no solution to this problem.This is a BUG that it's damaging(sooner or later) the screen.The only solution is to wait a newer firmware from Nokia fixing this bug but i doubt that there will be a drastic solution to the many problems of this "phone".
About the screen burning from the screensaver, what i have done is put a blank (white) picture as the screensaver, which makes the fone look like its turned off and does stuff up the screen.. just a suggestion..
i can see why might the gun metal vers LCD screen might burn it has CHINA written all over it... started from what you said earlier nokia "china" site.
Ok Guys so no version with time bar moving.... what a pity. so costly and screen is damaged...
can any one guide me that if i make a 208 x 208 pixel white image (jpeg) and copy it to my phone and then use it as screen saver what will happen ( i used it for one day and time bar damage reduced but i dont know what other damage it can bring to my phone i.e., making totally screen as white or will not damage.... anyone can help
The gunmetal 8800 is special edition and is different from the black one. The software ver for the gunmetal special edition is 3.94 - the clock and date bar do not move, which means it will burn an imprint on the LCD screen. You can see it on dark images better - try the converter
To:- 2006-08-21 22:45 jKrA
Gun metal colour 8800 is not the same as the black colour Russian version.
See the gun metal colour 8800 at the Nokia website for China.
As far as I can remember, not any version of this phones' time bar move in power save mode.......I had been using Nokia 8800 phone since May, 2005. Now I am on my 9th 8800(this one a special edition), in gun metal colour with V3.94 software.
Thanks for info. can anybody tell me how to stop or avoid burning out LCD. its a damaging and disappointing to have such a costly phone..
i have version no 3.78 can anybody tell me in which verion the time bar in power save mode moves. please help soon
I have a 8800,and it has some serious scrathes on the display,can i change the front of display??????
THANKS A LOT
After keep on changing from one to another......from the oldest version firmware to the newest firmware......still find this phone very attactive.......it's just georgous.......nothing even come close !