Carol, 25 Jan 2013Ah, and i forgot. RAM: 256 N8, vs. 512 701 ROM: 512 N8 vs. 1024 701 Internal memory: ... moreI choose 701. I have digital camera for photography. I want speed and fast responses. I know that n8 is a masterpiece. But in our city n8 is not available now, Nokia 700 comes with smaller screen. That's why I bought 701 yesterday.( one thing: sound quality is not good via headphone)Thanks for your interest.
Carol, 25 Jan 2013Hey, if you are not into camera and you are shore of that. Go for 701 without problems, 700 is... moreAh, and i forgot.
RAM: 256 N8, vs. 512 701
ROM: 512 N8 vs. 1024 701
Internal memory: 16gb N8 vs 8Gb 701.
Both support micro-sd card
So, n8 has advantages while 701 also has advantages to. :). For speed and slimness: pic 701... for a more premium package, camera, functionality (it has hdmi) and space available space: n8...
Now, it is your choice. Both are good devices.
allnokia, 25 Jan 2013please anybody tell me which should i buy? Nokia n8 or Nokia 701..I've limited budget.(I'm not... moreHey, if you are not into camera and you are shore of that. Go for 701 without problems, 700 is to small, is more for girls not interested in big screens. N8 is a masterpiece. But let's not forget that it is old. 701 is faster and support fp2 of belle.
n8 aluminium body - 701: hard plastic with steel battery cover (here i would say that n8 is a winner, but 701 is quite resistant to so i give 9 to n8 and 8 to 701)
Same corning gorilla glass it's a tie!
Battery, is better on 701. it is the same symbian and we cannot say that the mAh don't count now. 1200 n8 vs 1300 701 (i also get to test it often, and yes, it is better then my n8:( )
Display: Amoled Vs. LCD with clear black technology. 701 is brighter but n8 has vibrant colors. For me Amoled display is better... i don't know what other would say.. So here, i give a point for n8.
Camera: doesn't matter, anyway N8 is in front of 701 (though, 701 doesn't make bad pics quite at all, it lack's auto-focus... either way, it is not such an advanced camera as the n8)
processor: 680 n8 vs. 1300 701(after belle fp2 update)
Gpu : Nokia N8 uses a Broadcom with 32 mb while 701 uses Broadcom with 128 mb.
Call quality: the same
Functionality (usb, on the go, fm transmitter, hdmi). Almost the same, 701 lacks hdmi and the calbes don't come in original pack. Also, low quality headphones you will receive with it. So the n8 is well is equipped at this part. You can also look at N8 unboxing and 701 unboxing. you will see the difference.
Now, i don't know if i left something out, but from here... it is your decision:).
allnokia, 25 Jan 2013please anybody tell me which should i buy? Nokia n8 or Nokia 701..I've limited budget.(I'm not... morePeace Be Upon U allnokia
If i were u i'm gonna choose nokia 701 but i recommend u nokia 700 because it's a piece of nordic beauty, A job well done like they say, Check this out:
& for nokia 701 check this out:
Now it's up to u to choose what is good for u.
Latest software release for Nokia N8-00 is Nokia Belle Refresh (111.040.1511)
Bring web services to your home screen, and use them also offline with the new HTML5 browser
Personalise your phone further with new widgets for various apps and services
Get corrections, such as better support for Flash videos (.flv) and a time zone correction in Russia
Link your contacts automatically to Facebook and Twitter for easier social networking
A new version of Nokia Maps (version 3.09), with new features, such as photos on the map, info on interesting places nearby, multi-point routes, and public transport info
Be more productive with Microsoft Apps
Enjoy the refreshed Music playe
Number of general performance and usability improvements
After updating to Nokia Belle Refresh, just like after updating from Nokia Anna to Nokia Belle, some apps may not work due to compatibility issues. For more info on available apps, please contact your local Nokia support.
please anybody tell me which should i buy? Nokia n8 or Nokia 701..I've limited budget.(I'm not much camera freaky). which support better games, software, music.
wiseman8, 24 Jan 2013hi symbian fans! Confused!! Pls can someone kindly explain the major differences bw SYMBIAN &a... moreThe major differences are
1: apps. Android has lot's of them Symbian not so many.
2: Symbian has a better management of battery consumption, but in the same time there is no dual-ore device using symbian.
3: Symbian is on Nokia quality devices, Android is on every other:). this are the major ones. There are some allot others. But they are all related to the OS way of doing things.
Now, when comes to devices it is something else. So, if you want to know something else, maybe we can help
Pranaya, 24 Jan 2013May I know the price of Battery and after how may years we need to change the same ??depending on how you use it and charge it. It can last from 1,5 years to 5 or 6. But there is a strong lesson of how to charge lithium ion battery that you maybe need to learn. You can find allot of stuff on internet. About properly usage of rechargeable batteries. Also be careful with your batteries. Some of them leak inside of the device and can cause this sudden death of the it. Hopefully you don't have this problem. But for your safe is better to take the old one, as soon as you can, out and look for any damage or leak. On ebay.de original batteries can be purchased at 10 euros, sometimes even at lower price. 7 euros. So try ebay and see what you find. Always write when you search the word ORIGINAL at the end.
enzyke, 24 Jan 2013Thnks CaroL for your concern! yes. it never turn on since i drop it on the fLoor(maybe 1 foot)... moreThat sound strange:-?. Nokia xenon flash to break that quickly is strange, maybe it is just moved from it's place. Though, i kind of doubt that:). As for flv support, everything is fixed in belle Refresh. so, you need to update or to try reinstalling your firmware, cause i never had problems with FLV
sanbin24, 24 Jan 2013hey Carol....!!! I've decided to buy N808 instead of N8. Am I right in my decision..?? Plz d... moreYes, it is faster then n8, and shoots better pics. So, if you can afford it. Buy it. Now, it doesn't have aluminum body and also is not so stylish as n8, But i think you can survive without that:).
hi symbian fans! Confused!! Pls can someone kindly explain the major differences bw SYMBIAN & ANDROID?
Pranaya, 24 Jan 2013May I know the price of Battery and after how may years we need to change the same ??approximately Rs.2250 -2500/- for the original ones
Carol, 23 Jan 2013:). Where were you one year?:P Joke. I don't think there are to many N8 users that still uses ... morehey Carol....!!!
I've decided to buy N808 instead of N8. Am I right in my decision..??
Plz do reply.
SUDHAKAR, 23 Jan 2013Be careful when replacing the battery or else some part(s) of the panel may break if you do it... moreMay I know the price of Battery and after how may years we need to change the same ??
Carol, 22 Jan 2013Hey, what is wrong with your flash? Does not turn on anymore or what? If yes. Then is probably... moreThnks CaroL for your concern! yes. it never turn on since i drop it on the fLoor(maybe 1 foot). & another probLem, it cant pLay fLv videos. is there a probLem w/ d software? its running on Symbian BeLLe version 111.030.0609. do i have to upgrade it on BeLLe Refresh? or is there an app (Core PLayer) for it just Like in my oLd phone Nokia n82?(im a big fan of nokia xenon fLash) i dont want to convert it to PC coz of d time consuming.
Egu, 23 Jan 2013I have Nokia N8,is it advisable to update phone software to Nokia Belle?.Has anyone upgraded ... moreupgrade your phone.
u will find it here : http://www.nokia.com/in-en/support/nokia-belle-software-update/
Egu, 23 Jan 2013I have Nokia N8,is it advisable to update phone software to Nokia Belle?.Has anyone upgraded ... more:). Where were you one year?:P Joke. I don't think there are to many N8 users that still uses Anna or pr1. So, i can say that is worthy, is a new Symbian experience, is something else but it is still Symbian. Allot of useless things present in ANNA are taken out, but in the same time a small part of useful stuff to, but just a small part. I'd say it is worthy, you can wait, though, for other opinions. As for belle... it is already to Refresh Version and we hope to get another release to make it even better:P.
IN THE MEAN TIME... TO ALL N8 USERS, there is a fix for those who have problems with old wlan routers connections. Or even for all users!http://betalabs.nokia.com/trials/wlan-software-update