Funny. I got a really good deal on a new N9 and I was almost already taking my wallet out to get one, but then I realized that damnit, it's a downgrade from my trusty ol' N8. No FM transmitter, no Flash support, no SD card slot.. I could live without flash support or SD card slot, but FM transmitter is a deal breaker for me.
Then I realize that damnit, N8 is still totalyl unrivaled in it's hardware features. After you get used to it, anything else is a downgrade. Sure, I would've honestly liked the better OS, bigger screen and better specs of the N9, but I simply can't justify downgrading in features.
I hope one day they make a phone that can match the N8s features. Until then it seems I'm just gonna buy another N8 when/if this one ever breaks.
Suhano, I think your phone is made in Finland and mine is made in China. My dear friend, when I was having Anna, daily I was watching movie through tv out (av). Now 8 february I upgraded to belle. I reinstalled five times same problem. Then I went to Nokia Care Centre and asked them to update belle. They updated belle, but same problems.
Now, I updated Delight Belle v5.2. It is same wine in new bottle. However, there are some good things and that is there is around 220 mb free in phone memory. There are some more small features, but we lost, TV out (av), voice dialling, in video player you can not increase volume by touch screen. You have to do it manually. Moreover, when you increase full volume, then sound comes out otherwise in 3/4 volume no sound. Ha ha....... Camera quality is less than Anna. Video recording in .mp4, whereas in Anna it was mpeg and 3gp both.
We were expecting there would be NTFS file system instead of FAT32. So that we edit more then 4 gb files. Video recording would be in 1080p instead of 720p. It is better if they copy Anna's video player, music player, photo editor and video editor.
The font of v5.2 looks like cartoons. Ha ha.....
There are so many things, which I have not checked. So please you may be right, but my situation is like that. Ha ha.....
please, what number or the phone password to use in other to do factory settings on my nokia n8. please
is thi9s true that belle update is avialable for Australian variants (optus?)
Finally i got my n8 superb phone...belle is jst awesome..but nokia's social widget is not working why i dont knw can any help me out with this..plzzz
Andy, 27 Mar 2012it is so late and you cannot trust nokia as they were releasing belle in October, 2011, but re... moreNo dude, you're wrong. There might be some problem with your N8. I just checked my N8, connected it to the TV (monitor) through AV out & played an flv file. I could see it alright. Then I connected it with the TV (monitor) through the HDMI port and still I could watch the flv file running (I had to resume it though). So, you might need to check your cable and/or your AV out port (the headphone port, those who didn't know N8 can play AV out through that port).
Take care. Ciao.
AnonD-47095, 29 Mar 2012701 is not par with N8. The only advantage are 1ghz cpu (will be 1.3ghz with fp1 update later)... moreHey buddy, if you have enough money to through away, then buy iPhone. You choose, either 701 or any Android (I'll recommend Samsung though, I like their UI).
Take care. Ciao.
NIEL, 30 Mar 2012i am confused between n8 and samsung galaxy s 2....please suggest, which one would be better!!... moreListen, I used to be a die-hard fan of Symbian (before Belle update). I own both N8 & S2. I can assure you, buy S2 instead, it'll pay you for your money. N8 will NOT have anymore updates (Carla or Donna), but S2 will get ICS soon. Someone in this forum told me once that using the S2 is like using a billboard. But now that I'm using full version of the softwares, I'm loving every second of my time with my S2. I used to keep my N8 as my primary phone & S2 as my secondary, but now the scenerio is just the opposite. I use N8 just to capture great pictures. That's all, N8 is a very good point and shoot camera. But to use a phone in regular basis, go for S2. Sorry Nokia/Symbian fans, I just am putting my real opinion. If you go back and check my previous posts, you'll see that I'm the one who created the line "Keep N8-ing". Now N8 is history. It was once a good phone, served well, but now is almost nothing. On the other hand, S2 is still going great. But hey, don't forget about the PureView 808, it's worth buying if you have the budget.
Take care. Ciao.
Omar Mohamed, 30 Mar 2012No!, It does but via File Manger.No, that's not true. I have updated (unfortunately) to Belle, but still my N8 plays flv files. I just checked again after reading your comment.
Take care. Ciao.
S.Ahmad Idrees, 31 Mar 2012hi guys i am using nokia n8 its marvolous....can u go on youtube?
AnonD-48613, 31 Mar 2012pls can i play games with good grahics on n8
Yes of course, but its graphics capabilities became by the time below average, for example some games play at only 18 frame per second ( I think Asphalt 5).
However, there are good games to play (Real Football, Real Golf, Assassins Creed, Asphalt 6, angry birds, Worms HD ....)
you can visit Nokia store and choose N8 and see more...
but all in all if you want an HD gaming device it`s definetly N0T the N8.
New Belle Delight v5,2 is out go here
To download and ask questions about this great Firmware
does anyone know if N8 suports EAP-TTLS+PAP network configuration with certificate?
i'm thinking of moving on from my old N78 which doesn't connect to wi-fi in my university, so if n8 also doesn't do it it's better choosing another phone :/
Nokia Carla screenshots leaks, show new browser and keyboard
31 March, 2012
The upcoming update to the mobile Nokia OS, carrying the codename "Carla", shows up in screenshot form. The screenshots don't show much, however, you can get a taste of what the update is going to bring.
First, there's the new on-screen qwerty keybord, which seems to have been inspired by its Windows Phone cousin. The Nokia Browser has also been updated to a new version, which features some new UI improvements.
But the most noticeable change comes from the lock screen. Gone is the classic Unlock Button, and replacing it is a Swipe to unlock method. The user interface of the Music player also sees some improvements in the form of a refreshed UI, as does the Options screen, which borrows the looks of the Meego Harmattan UI.
The Nokia Carla OS update is reportedly destined for the Nokia 700, 701, 603 and the Nokia 808 Pureview. Unfortunately, the update won't be coming for the 1st generation Symbian^3 phones such as the Nokia N8, E7, C7 and C6-01.