hi guys..am planing 2 buy a phone lik the n8...i like it very much...but one of my friends suggested for going with the iphone....what shud i do..?? plz help...Also i prefer having a mobile with great sound clarity with loudness...i currently own an X2...but its sound is not very clear...its just noisy...thats al...not clear n smooth...i hate that kind of speakers...i liked the 5800XM as it had dual speakers n was clear enough..it was a great phone...So i wanna knw abt d sound quality of n8...it has only mono speaker i guess..is it gud enough?? or shud i go for d iphone...plz suggest...also is thr ny othr problms with d n8 lik firmware problems??
how come when i charge it while surfing the net, the back of the phone is very hot!!!!
AnonD-3319, 08 Mar 2011I got the N8 for the past month..had the nokia 5800 music express (also touchphone)..much bett... moreI don't know what phone you have bought but it don't sound like my N8. 3 days battery life. Good call quality. Speaker quality great. I have owned this phone since November and no issues whatsoever....perhaps you bought a duff one!!!
AnonD-3319, 08 Mar 2011I got the N8 for the past month..had the nokia 5800 music express (also touchphone)..much bett... moreDear,
I also had 5800, but if
u are comparing N8 with
5800 in any respect
then its not fair..
The only positive side
of 5800 is its dual stereo
Otherwise 5800 stands
nowhere in comparision to N8..
I hope u got my point..!!
I got the N8 for the past month..had the nokia 5800 music express (also touchphone)..much better battery life on 5800..battery life is very poor on N8..overated on gsm arena..N8 graphics are excellent..but sound quality, both built-in and headphone is very poor...5800 is excellent...I dont know why they didnt put in the spec speakers as 5800...reception quality is not the best either..this phone should have come with a similiar rubber type cover as 5800..overall its overated...nokia can do much better...and deliver a package thats perfect in every respect..rather than recreating they should use some of the stuff that they have already perfected in other models...speakers, aerial, battery life etc..
sun, 08 Mar 2011Hi Nuwan,
its silly to ask you directly,,,i though you must be knowing ,, when i download ovi... moreDear Sun,
I think this is the same sun from 5530 page.. (Please correct me if I'm wrong..)
Unfortunately I can't give you a straight solution for your problem though.. Because after the update, I also can't opne OVI store application in my mobile... I can't even install that... (Most probably some bug I think..)
In order to have OVI store applications, I use my computer... The trick is very simple..
1) Log in to OVI store in your computer
2) Select the application you want to download
3) Click on 'send to friend'
4) After opening the web page replace 'send to friend' by 'download' in address bar of the browser..
(Within a second the file will be downloaded to your computer... Cool... Isn't it...?)
5) Now transfer the SIS file to your mobile and install it normally.
Hope this will be helpful...
SUNNY, 08 Mar 2011Neither the purple
colour is a defect..
Nor there is any solution..
So, just stop all t... moreDear Sunny,
I totally agree with you on this brother... There is no such 'Purple/reddish screen defect' in N8... So many people misunderstand the 'screen brightness control' which is bit poor software development by nokia, as a hardware defect...
If you don't believe me, just install 'lightctrl.sis' in your phone and set the brightness level to 80... (This software will replace the default brightness control using the ambient light sensor so you'll see s super bright N8 screen at night also...)
Now you'll understand, there is no such defect... It's 'Purple mania' as you said and it's because Nokia's automatic brightness control software poor coding....
I've had this from November 2010. And its the best N-Series Nokia phone I have have to date. I've had N73, N82, N95, N86, N97. Honestly, had to get used keyboard, got about 5 reboots. But all mobile devices have their disadvantages. So You can't blame Nokia. In a few days N8 will be second most viewed on GSMArena. Most amazing mobile phone period.......#thankuNokia
I am Venkatesh.R from Coimbatore, Tamil nadu, INDIA. I recently bought this incredible device from Nokia on March 7,2011. I definitely feel that I am one among those who have very carefully gone through every aspect of this phone whether technical, hardware or OS. Now that I got the phone, here is my review.
I bought this phone for 22,150 INR. Nokia N8 is worth every penny you pay for it. This is Nokia's best ever phone. I could see an 80% interest that is being recorded every day over here. As for the rest, only Android or iOS seems better. No offense but I should say with Symbian, Nokia has yet again produced an marvelous device.
1.12 MP Camera : Yes, this feature makes N8 special. World's largest camera sensor (for a mobile phone) so far.
2.STYLISH and TRENDY : Nokia has indeed come out with a great design and colors.
3.SCRATCH RESISTANT SCREEN : Gorilla glass display definitely leaves you spell bound. You need not bother anymore about those scratches.
4.PLAYS ANY SHIT : For those who are tired of converting the videos to play them on their phones, N8 is the best answer you would find. It just plays any format literally.
5.USB OTG : USB On-The-Go is one of the finest features. Have a pendrive or external hard disk with plenty of movies? Just plug it using the USB connectivity cable and Nokia N8 will play just anything in it. You can even connect your USB 2.0 speakers in case you don't have power (the most common problem in some parts of INDIA). N8 will sure enough power them for you to enjoy the music loud and good.
6.FM Transmitter : Going for a drive? Forgot your CDs or pendrive? No issues. Use N8's FM transmitter for transmitting your song over a unused frequency and then tune your car's FM to the frequency you have set in your N8 and enjoy. N8's your own radio station man!
7.OVI STORE and OVI MAPS : AS usual, Nokia gives Maps for free and there are plenty of FREE apps on OVI STORE. Grab them as you usually do.
8.AMOLED display : Watch HD movies on your N8. I bet you are going to enjoy it thoroughly. Not to forget, USB OTG makes it even more easier to watch movies.
9.720p Video TV-out : With a HDMI cable in your you can enjoy any videos that you might have recorded in HD with Dolby Digital Plus sound.
10.Anodized aluminum casing : N8's color is gonna be your favorite. Don't worry, it won't fade away for it is anodized.
11.OVI MUSIC : I am not aware of this offer in other locations. But in INDIA, you can download music legally from OVI Music free of cost for an year from the date of purchase.
There are other plenty of elements to talk about. I might have missed some of them. Apologies.
This is quite silly. No matter what the product is, there are negatives. In this case N8's negatives are negligible but still a review is justified with atleast a few negatives.
1.MONO SPEAKER : Ofcourse, with stereo speakers there is nothing much you are going to experience but a stereo speaker would have been better.
Oops! I can't recall any other negatives. I really doubt if there is anything left.
I hope it would be useful for those who have less or no idea about N8.
SUNNY, 08 Mar 2011There is no such purple defect in the screen, its a design in the analog clock.. So I reque... morethen why are these colour isuse also in movis white night cenes the clock are not a problem for me but the movis are its anoying whatshing a movi whit a night cene and it look if cenes are shot in a dark chocelet becaes thats how it looks whit this problem i still love the phone and on my acount a few frends also bought n8 becaese its falue for money.
Really love this phone, I am from singapore. Best connection, best music flow, swype input, filled with many possibilities, joyful, stunning camera, build body, healthy battery life, never missed a call. Them only thing I am not satisfied is I want a 4inch display. :)
p.s- this is my first nokia phone ever.I am really impressed that they can keep pace with android n ios.
Wheez, 08 Mar 2011Hey, it's me again! Good to see N8 still holding strong on daily interests and rankings. I'... moreur good still supporting nokia but we nokia supporters still dont get any special advantages since we support nokia
Appoligies in advance for the ignorant Q's
When loading maps does one pay for the data as it 'adds'?
Also, games and apps that are free, does one pay to download whatever size the game is? Also, what is the approximate cost per Mb.
subu, 08 Mar 2011am planning 2 buy it how is it perfomance pls tellIt's a superb phone armed with 12mp camera , carl zeiss optics & xenon flash. Moreover, fluid UI, fun games like iph n8 android.has build body. But if u re still in doubt go out and try it out. Cheers.....
nick, 08 Mar 2011What an ugly phone with boring symbion OS!!! All know wot happens when Nokia make high end de... moreYou can feel sorry all you like, I personally love my N8, and Symbian rocks!, there are new updates coming which will make it even better.
What are you comparing it too?, an Iphone, an Android?, you can keep em mate!.
Find me another phone that has ALL the features of the N8!
Hey, it's me again!
Good to see N8 still holding strong on daily interests and rankings. I've had the phone since the first commcercal availability day since I preordered and live in Finland and I still don't have anything bad to say about this phone. Sure a few quality of life changes somewhere in the OS would be nice, but as said they are only quality of life changes and I cope without them too.
Still wouldn't trade my N8 for any other phone out there :)
Nuwan, 07 Mar 2011Dear friends,
For those who complains about 'Reddish or purple color defective screen' on N... moreHi Nuwan,
its silly to ask you directly,,,i though you must be knowing ,, when i download ovi to my mobile after new update im unable to install OVI,,,i get reply after downloaded file that unable to install,,,,,,plz reply