Galaxy Sun, 13 Oct 2010I'd give up the looks for having the best features anyday! The battery life is not great that'... moreWell, can you please explain what are the 'really' usable features of you precious Galaxy? Don't mention RAM, processor or screen tech, those are not features that add to the functionality. Re web browsing, I still prefer to browse on my 21 inch pc monitor using firefox. And design is a really important factor when you're buying something that costs around 500 euro. And you Galaxy owners should feel sad and cheated. Even after having the most powerful GPU in the market, you don't have a good, playable, graphics intensive games. And the heck, the 2.2 Froyo update isn't here yet. When it'll be finally available, there will be some bugs for sure and Samsung will never be kind enough to fix those as they'll be concentrating on the next big thing. It's amazing how nokia still supports the N95 (got a firmware upgrade 2 months ago). Anyways, hope you Galaxy owners don't end up like those Omnia HD owners...
@ all N8 users:
Is there any way by which we can select multiple items at one go?
My sister owns a 5800. In there, if we wish to mark some non-consecutive 10-20 odd messages from our inbox, we have to individually go to options>mark. It was really annoying. In a regular S60 phone with keypad, there was the "pencil symbol" key or the # key by pressing which we could mark multiple items. Is there any way we can perform the same without much effort on Symbian^3??
Galaxy Sun, 13 Oct 2010I'd give up the looks for having the best features anyday! The battery life is not great that'... moreyou are contradicting your favorite company ;).
Samsung too have its Bada OS, it doesnt mean that their samsung made android phones are bad ;)
and if you say that n8 has nothing special other than its camera,
same does applies to Galaxy which is a rip off clone or poor mans iPhone :(
Nokia caters to everyone.
If they work on meegoo it doesn't mean that symbian is bad.
Also i had never seen Nokia betraying their users in terms of
support like how Samsung stoped supporting its symbian phones or still not deliverign the android updates ;)
And by seeing the activity in n8 threads, u can guess how popular N8 is.
Even a staunch samsung fan like you are here ;)
Ali Abdulla, 13 Oct 2010most(or alteast many of) s60v5 apps work on the symbian^3..
u dont need screen protector, ... morethanks ali abdulla
thanks a lot for giving ur pricious time
i m going to buy this phone sooner :)
after n95 i will never buy nokia again.symbian is the worst operating system.phone was so slow.maybe nokia should stick s60v5 with 200mhz because is not recource hungry-ridiculous .This is only camera phone.Buy some phone that kick ass like samsung galaxy s,wave,iphone 4,desire...this phone can not compete with them.
Wheez, 13 Oct 2010Right, this is it
GSMArena wrote a good, fair review although it had abit too much focus on... moretqvm wheez c0z all ur effort keep defending the pride of nokia n8 from this nokia hater,samsung,iphone,s.e,htc fanboy.thx again.we will miss u.cya.
btw do u have facebook?
Have any of you bought an N8??
Please do reply , if you face any problems.
Is this phone really worth the price?
Is it the best touch phone? Does it support all the picture graphics supported by Iphone?
Is the camera Quality Awesome, is it better than any Camera phone on the market?
Is it user-friendly? Can any person of any age group use this phone?
I want to really buy this phone. But I am still thinking, as whenever Nokia releases a phone, it is full of bugs and the Firmware is only stabilised later on.
Also does this phone support CDMA Sim cards? or is it again for only a GSM SIM?
UzY3L, 13 Oct 2010Yes, the Wave does have NFS Shift and Asphalt 4, I think. Go to the Samsung Apps store for a f... morecorrect, these games are available on Bada cells... NFS is much better than Asphalt, don't go for Asphalt... you might also concider loading Twin Blades :-)
Mark, 13 Oct 2010Over here in holland the N8 is 440 unlocked, wave goes for 350. And about the megapixels, in t... moreYes, the Wave does have NFS Shift and Asphalt 4, I think. Go to the Samsung Apps store for a full list of games and apps.
This isn't propaganda, I' just answering a question so relax, guys ;)
velu, 13 Oct 2010But as far as build quality is concerned Galaxy is noway near N8. As far as 1GHZ vs 680MHz ta... moreI'd give up the looks for having the best features anyday! The battery life is not great that's true, but powering a superb display and a lightning fast net does come with a price! I preffer shorter battery life then an inferior display and proccesor! As for the update Galaxy has now 2.1 but it's still better then n8 in most aspects! In a short time the update will come and then the 512 RAM will be available! If Symbian is so good why Nokia ar working on Meego n9? The obvious answer is they know that they need a new platform if they want to take back the smartphone segment away from Samsung,Htc and Motorola! Since they have nothing better to put on the table they launch a phone which has nothing special except it's camera in the hope of gaining time! But looking how fast Android is developing when n9 will be launched it will have to compete againg Android 3.0 phones and i don't see them winning!
i buy it just now its more than 1 hour i buy it .. i just say that n8 has all facilities smartphone sould have .. major advantage flash video player in htmal browser .. i m watching indian channels on it using gprs
Right, this is it
GSMArena wrote a good, fair review although it had abit too much focus on the camera part. The N8 is a wonderful swiss army knife of smartphones even without the camera. Many of the software things they complained about are being fixed as we speak. The N8, at least for me, is worth every cent even without the camera, worth even more with it :D
I thank the ones who asked good questions from me and I hope I helped. The phone is now widely enough available here so that Im not needed here anymore, I have to focus on my studies again.
I will not be reading or posting here anymore, so good luck with your phones whatever u end up buying.
Hail N8, hail Nokia!
Nokia Smartphones running on Symbian OS are known to have problems like Phone freezes / hangs and if the only solution is to remove the battery, Nokia N8's battery is not user removable. What then, you're screwed.
Galaxy Sun, 13 Oct 2010That may be true about the camera but n8 can't compare with the Galaxy's superamoled display,i... moreN8 is the best MULTI-MEDIA PHONE not just camphone... androids, iOS better only in browsing, tha's it. N8 is the BEST PHONE on earth>>>>>>>>>>
Galaxy Sun, 13 Oct 2010That may be true about the camera but n8 can't compare with the Galaxy's superamoled display,i... moreBut as far as build quality is concerned Galaxy is noway near N8.
As far as 1GHZ vs 680MHz talks , it all boils down to how resource hungry is your OS is.
And another important thing Nokia is robust and reliable unlike typical samsung mobile which comes for 6 months to 1 year.
I am from India and i can give you so many links
about how good the nokia support is when compared to samsung.
If i buy a Nokia phone and incase if i get any issues i am
sure my problems will be resolved by Nokia care( atleast in India ) ,
but samething cannot be guaranteed for samsung ( esp mobiles and LED/LCD TVs ).
Anyway if i need pay 30k INR for Galaxy , i can pay another 10K INR and will go for iPhone instead of Galaxy ;)
Anyway i am using E72 and pre ordered blue color N8 which i ll get it in couple of days.
I dont think people will regret buying feature-complete n8+ 32g memory card for the half of iphone 4 32g unlocked
Wheez, 13 Oct 2010Heh, I was just sitting in the local mall surfing with my N8 when two older gentlemen walk by ... moreThat may be true about the camera but n8 can't compare with the Galaxy's superamoled display,it's touchscreen, it's 1ghz processorand browser the number of apps on the android market, As even Gsmarena stated,the n8 is the best cameraphone that is it's strongest asset and maybe the only one. As potential rivals Arena pointed out the Wave and xperia 10 ,Galaxy is in a different league from N8. Probably N8 will be a seller but only because of it's camera becaure in rest it has nothing special!