People have been waiting so long for this unit. If nokia won't release this phone next month, people will go tired of waiting and lose interest over this it and will switch to other brands/unit instead.
[deleted post]Look at ur ip address man!!! on ur reply "battery" post
waiting , 28 Sep 2010its been delayed til 22 oct in uk now
whats all that aboutDemand exceeding supply, if nothing else.
There has been some word going around about tweaking the software too for that time, which is an obvious thing cos they'll keep pushing updates for it, so with some luck, you may get a newer firmware and maybe even the new browser
The baseline is that the battery is not removable.
But it is, the bottom cap will come off when you unscrew the two screws on both sides of the phone and the battery comes off too. However, this is very likely that it may void the warranty cos the screws are some special "torx" screws to my understanding and no screwdriver for that is included. Nokia/the manual also says that you should take it to a Nokia Care if you need the battery replaced for some reason.
However you have quite little reasons to have it removable. Even if the phone would hang, the power button has a hardcoded power cut off no matter how bad the hang is. Just like in computers/laptops, hold the power button for 6-8s and it will certainly go off no matter how bad its jammed.
Unless you are one of these people who like carrying spare batteries with you (does anyone really do that?), I see no reason to even need a removable batteries. For those special occasions there will be Nokia/3rd party accessories to help you, like some external battery pack thingies.
However, Nokia and me suggest that even if its removable, don't do it yourself, you may void your 2 year warranty (which wouldve done it to u for free)
Wheez, 28 Sep 2010The problem isnt domination, the problem is battery life. Nobody likes to have a dominating de... morei agree with you.. i almost forgot that the higher the processing speed the more it consumes battery power. i am really impress with the battery life of my XM phone.
-almost the same apps running with other phones but can stay longer...
Anonymous, 28 Sep 2010how come Nokia still did not provide a 1Ghz processor phone compare to any other phones?? but ... moreThe problem isnt domination, the problem is battery life. Nobody likes to have a dominating device that blacks out after 4-5 of idling.
It's not only about the CPU, N8s dedicated GPU and the 680mhz CPU are more than enough to be very even with the 1ghz phones with an integrated GPU.
Nokia could easily put both in to the phone, even the current CPU is underclocked, but they don't want to do that cos after being (and inventing)in the whole mobile phone business for some 40 years by now, they realize that a mobile PHONE is not a good PHONE if it can't hold it's power long enough.
I think this is their current mindset now and in future, they are making PHONES, not PDAs/laptops
Just look at the comments in that article. Eerybody thinks the author is a clown and that article is just baseless and stupid.
You don't even have to be a Nokia lover to find that article extremely stupid and unfair and underresearched.
Wheez, 28 Sep 2010You're N97 also has less free RAM (main reason it probably hangs), no dedicated GPU (which the... moreTotally agree with you. I wish all nokia and symbian haters will stop saying bad things about this phone. I totally love this phone.
Anonymous, 28 Sep 2010CAN YOU GUYS JUST STOP ABOUT THE USB OTG FEATURE!!!
I had this future on my mp3 player sinc... moreand why are you upset about it?
I GUARANTEE YOU, I'll use it on the go daily with my little key chained flash memory.
oh I forgot the DVB-H handset, ready for watching TV ON-THE-GO?
or how about plugging WUSB adapter to connect USB devices wirelessly?
Connect> webcams, joysticks, remotes, MP3/4 watches, keyboards, mouses, huge-spaced hard drives, Digital Cameras, USB Printers etc...
so stop being here if you don't like it and go somewhere else.
how come Nokia still did not provide a 1Ghz processor phone compare to any other phones?? but i belive that this phone is a lot better and competitive compared to phones with higher processor...
Nokia will surely dominate if they can release a phone with the same specs as N8 but having a 1ghz processor and hardware accelerator...
Anonymous, 28 Sep 2010680 MHz processor????????????? I don't think this is fit for the many features of this device.... moreYou're N97 also has less free RAM (main reason it probably hangs), no dedicated GPU (which the iOS and Android phones cant match against N8 either) and an OS that is not optimized for touch screen devices.
Featurewise iOS and Android don't stand a chance to Symbian^3 and the N8. I give you that it isnt the fastest or prettiest, but it has functionality. The main reason the iOS is fast is cos its full of "sleight of hand"-effects and lacks features (The browser is fast and smooth due to no Flash as one of the reasons).
Also remember that we see ur IP so don't try to agree with yourself as another person. I'm not sure if you tried to do that but the 3 different messages with the same crap content would indicate that
Savor, 28 Sep 2010So much hype and delay for this Nokia N8 which has OUTDATED specs and crappy OS? We are in the... morehey can i ask you something?? yeah your right symbian is dying and it is freaking old but dude compare it to android phones they easily ran out of battery compared to symbian os. . . huh?
So much hype and delay for this Nokia N8 which has OUTDATED specs and crappy OS? We are in the world of iOS and Android now. Nokia still hasn't released a phone with a 1Ghz CPU. RiM's tablet, BlackBerry Playbook, has more potential in sales than this phone. Nokia N8 will be another joke of a phone like the N97. Pricey too. Its camera with Xenon flash alone won't save itself from such a crappy OS, underpowered processor, lack of apps, and inflated price tag. Nokia screwed it up again as the only one sticking to Symbian. SE was smart to leave it. I repeat, don't buy this phone and just let Symbian die already. This phone isn't fast enough to compete with the iPhone 3G and 3GS for goodness sakes!
Anonymous, 28 Sep 2010680 MHz processor????????????? I don't think this is fit for the many features of this device.... moreYou should try to see demos, previews and Reviews on youtube and try to observe you can see that it is worth the money and beside look at the price dude for its price its a good deal. Hope it helps. (^_^)
Nokia N8 is DEAD on arrival - http://www.pcworld.com/article/206337/2010/09/5_reasons_nokias_n8_is_doa.html