Engineer Man, 05 Jul 2010Actually I have seen memory full errors popping up in some of the preview vids but these were ... morethey really need to fix that problem don't know how they will but they need to
it made a bad impression on the phone already from this prototype
but they still have 2 months to fix this problem and others like that horrid scroll bar
it shouldn't be their if they have kinetic scrolling already
they MUST have it REMOVED it's looking unattractive in this beautiful recreation of symbian
Well S^3 has a new revamped & improved code Micro kernel. The OS now has a Hardware Abstract Layer which alone will allow the OS to more coherently integrate support of various technologies to run within S^3 & newer 4 + OS's.
The Qt platform certainly opens the OS to any developer, third party vendor, operator, & the community developers. Qt works with webkits that allow more widgets which are built to work with Android or other platform to run on S^3. Surprising how powerful Qt really is.
Again Virtual memory could be a first for S^3 which should help. I do have another gripe. Android OS let's the programmer define the actual size/shape of a widget & allows you to move them anywhere onscreen. You can also allow app shortcuts from the homscreen. Symbian foundation need to integrate this type of customization into the framework of the developer tools. Qt might allow this.
But 256mb is twice as much as my Nokia 5800 for instance. So the general apps that we use the most, how much memory this time round do they use. I'd like to see several of most memory intensive tasks running & see how much mem they use & how much is free.
How much memory do each of the widgets 18 across three homescreens plus wallpapers, live animated wallpapers & other running apps actually use at the stage of fimrware currently. IF S^3 is supposed to be more efficient with memory ie. smaller apps, programmes less processes less memory more free memory. Also does the GPU share some of the sysster RAM or does it use it's own memory? These are all things I'd like to know since S^3 implements more visual eye candy. This is going to effectivly use more memory than S60 5th edition. Unless like I said they can reduce the memory footprint for all apps & the general OS hungryness & less processes. I think it will be worser than S60 for this reason but how much so.
Actually I have seen memory full errors popping up in some of the preview vids but these were probably BETA, alpha, pre alpha tests running lots of debugging soft in hte background. I personally have an issue with the amount of phone memory available. Although with phones like the BADA samsung Wave 2GB & 390mb us user space left. I argue that the user space is going to be used by OS programs which will use it & lower the amount of memory available. Unless they figure out how to implement another partition or move the S^3 OS programmes to another memory space other than C:PHONE such as. Allow S^3 to take advantage of plenty of MEM as much as android or more. Create a few paritions & allow mapping of OS programmes to use a seperate but same amount of memory space or to just use a external memory card to store them on. I heard Android are working on are or were currently in the middle of implementing such things. Personally 150 odd free space is something to worry about. Since S^3 has is able to store many more apps or widgets or homescreen data etc... If thisi s after several or more MEM demanding tasks are running then I will probably be ok. I heard that S^3 may have a swap file integrated this time round, AKA virtual page file. This might definately help against memory full errors with 256mb of RAM only. Such as 760 odd mb more of virtual mem. I don't know. But it will help as a cache when running out of or low on RAM etc...
jenna123, 05 Jul 2010omg every1 i got the n8!!! its awesme urll shud get it its released in finland unofficially!! ... morethats cool!!can you a little video and post it pls so we can envy you!!its really cool if you can play around with the n8!!
not only on flash drives but on device to device too :)
Anonymous, 05 Jul 2010processor ain't that much powerful for being an effective smartphone .nokia is tryin to cover ... moreThe processor doesn't matter if it can handle the OS, so why put more speed when the OS is already stable on that processor, and also affecting the battery life is a just a waste on a higher processor, plus no heat ups which seriously downgrade a device for me.
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ALonZo, 05 Jul 2010Flashlite 4? Your kidding right? Thats called dodgy flash support!!!!!!!!*Flash Lite 4.0 first found on Nokia N8*
With the release of Nokia N8 and Adobe CS5, the
Flash Lite 4.0 is also unveiled and Nokia N8
becomes the first smartphone which support
Flash Lite 4.0!
It's sad that Apple doesn't support Flash content
on their handsets, but Nokia gives us the chance
to get various Flash content on their phones.
Flash Lite 4.0 will support ActionScript 3.0 which
means a lot of nice online Flash games will be
available on Nokia phones in the future. And
what is excited, Flash Lite 4.0 will support multi-
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Anonymous, 05 Jul 2010processor ain't that much powerful for being an effective smartphone .nokia is tryin to cover ... moreCamera and Music is an add on. Not a cover up.
Especially Camera is unbeatable.
N8 is not slow. See the you tube video on my post below.
processor ain't that much powerful for being an effective smartphone .nokia is tryin to cover n8's weakness through auxillary stuff like camera,music.
ALonZo, 05 Jul 2010Sorry, but im not convinced. The Satio did not impress me one single bit. The phone's response... morehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UhDf_cLGQ0&feature=player_embedded#at=14
Look at this video buddy, if you still think that the performance is not satisfiable, then your expectation to a phone is really too high i think.
Satio is not slow at all imho.
Niraj, 05 Jul 2010Press and hold power button for 8 sec, When phone freezes.If the phone freezes. Not when. :)
Anonymous, 05 Jul 2010I don't think the response of N8 is as slow as u described here.
I can definitely smell bia... moreSorry, but im not convinced. The Satio did not impress me one single bit. The phone's response rate was not what you expect of a phone of that price range. And the N8 looks pretty much on the same boat to me.
I hope the N8 does prove me wrong, but so far the signs aint looking good.
Anonymous, 05 Jul 2010goodluck for opening the battery cover -as this phone is totally prone to hang ups, stuck on a... moreI think u know that you are talking about s60 5th and not Symbian^3 that will run on N8 rite?
The fact is, this device is not out in the market and no one has actually personally see it hang or stuck yet.
Btw, Symbian 5th running on my Samsung Innov8 haven't hang (not as i know of) after 1 and a half years of usage.
ALonZo, 05 Jul 2010Yes its shaping up to be Nokia's best phone ever. But the truth is that typical Nokia, it will... moreI don't think the response of N8 is as slow as u described here.
I can definitely smell bias in your post.
I believe N8 will surprise me and will surely grab it when it comes out.
Btw, i have seen how excellent Symbian perform in Sony Satio.