This phone(Nokia N8) is awesome. I have had the orange one for a little over 2 weeks. As long as it keeps working as well as it does now, I am a happy customer. It has all of the specifications here. The social app is updated and in my opinion better than gravity, but I am not a big gravity fan I find.
The camera is superb (like unbelievable and indescribable-its not just better than others it is a whole different ballgame).
I think most (american)reviewers didnt really use the phone and I am becoming more convinced of that as time goes on.
I have 4G almost everywhere in Denver I go on Tmobile(take that Sprint!) WiFi tethering by JokiSpot, Games have better graphics due to amazing GPU. Lasts through 8+ hours of solid use on 4G and 3+ days if used only as a phone. Can view any website, flash or not, calandar is awesome, now I will never forget a birthday, nested menus, incredible amount of space, the screen is beautiful and you can see it even in direct sunlight. Internal Speaker is awesome, it sounds like I have a full mobile speaker, microphones are great, and I can customize everything! I could go on, but being this isnt an official review.
Downsides:The phone is complicated, the usb tethering takes a very long time to intialize(though after that it works fine). I have yet to see an a error popup, and the only bug I have seen is webpages sometimes closing (which you can immediately reopen by going to history). You need apps to make certain functions like WiFi tethering or calendar/facebook MASS association work (though that is no different than Apple so I dont see that as a downside and you can associate them in a non mass way natively).
I bought this phone because I needed the Pentaband radio, but now I guess I am an enthusist. Oh well.
Anonymous, 08 Nov 2010Hi....is just bought this phone last week......overall performance is good.....but 1 thing in ... moreSearch in youtube and you will find a video that shows how to change it , it's not very difficult :)
Anonymous, 08 Nov 2010dont buy n8 is so many problems restarting issue,photo capture blurred, symbian UI not respons... morei-phone4 is a good phone??? Can't bluethooh! Can't video call,can't support java,can't support micro sd card,can't support normal sim card(only support micro sim card),don't have radio,signal problem and more......
Anonymous, 08 Nov 2010Guys, is nokia n8 going to be upgraded to symbian 4?There ain't gonna be Symbian. From now on the OS will be called Symbian OS features from what would have been S^4 will be back potted to S^3 and re-tagged Symbian OS.
Anonymous, 08 Nov 2010How to play srt file in N8? aint got ny idea. . .dont av a phone yet buddy !
Hi....is just bought this phone last week......overall performance is good.....but 1 thing in my mind, since the battery is built-in type, how if the battery spoiled? how to change it? any1 can help or comment pls..
For those of you who are having the restarting prob, try and remove ur memory card from the n8 and then on it back. Let me know if it works
moumi, 08 Nov 2010ys my friend nokia n8 wifi supported & im 1000% sure thank you loads :)
but. . .am stuck btwn nokia n8 n iphone 4. . .which one you would recommend me?
Please advising me whether to buy this phone. Me owning nokia n 97 that gave me alot of problems of freezing. Now me worried that it will happen again with N8. What you thinking about black berry torch and apple i phones 4. Please advise me friends.
snonre, 08 Nov 2010U shud have not installed the n97 apps in the first place, cant you get a new unit?I ve bought it from Mobile store and in the bill they have written that once the product is sold,it cant be exchanged or replaced !
moumi, 08 Nov 2010friend im a nokia customer care executive & i tell u according to my knowledge that the no... moreHey man ,plz help me ! What should I do ? Phn is restarting every minute ! I had a trip to Nokia care but itz still restarting ! I am very sad ! Where r u 4m ?
Gitty, 08 Nov 2010No man,phone was felt ok after coming 4m N.care but just now it was restarted at least 10 time... moreU shud have not installed the n97 apps in the first place, cant you get a new unit?
Anonymous, 08 Nov 2010dont buy n8 is so many problems restarting issue,photo capture blurred, symbian UI not respons... morefriend im a nokia customer care executive & i tell u according to my knowledge that the nokia n8 is a royel set & it is greter than any other so my friend use it properly then u think yap its good cause software faulty is not count in any mobile spcification
[deleted post]No man,phone was felt ok after coming 4m N.care but just now it was restarted at least 10 times within 15 min. ! I am tired and helpless ! I have wasted 24k ! I was using it even it was restarting but now itz too much ! Nokia is sleeping !
Sorry guys ! I cant recommend this phn to any1 ! Great hardware with the worst software ! I ve reinstalled the phn software 4m N.care ! I put New sim but itz same ! Itz still restarting frequently ! I am tired of this and I ve decided to sell it ! Friends,think 100 times before buying it ! Dont regret later like me !
Anonymous, 08 Nov 2010what is better nokia n95 8gb or n8?i want to buy a new phoneno hesitation, nokia n8 is your best choice
must have( essential apps) for n8
ovi maps, waiting for new version
ovi browser, still waiting
nokia internet radio, still waiting
nokia swype, still waiting
google maps, for more detailed maps, but need internet connection
google mail, if you have gmail
sports tracker, award winning appfrom nokia
spb tv, goes totaly free
opera mobile, powerful web browser
free great games
need for speed
galaxy on fire
angry birds full