I love Nokia. I love Symbian. I love the N8. But this phone will be my last Nokia phone. As Nokia will be moving on to Windows Phone, so am I moving on to another brand for my next phone. I've been using and patronizing Nokia for 10 years now. But this will be the last time. I've had too much disappointment with Nokia for the past couple of years. Too many problems, too many disappointments, frustrations. I can't bear with them anymore. I'll be jumping to the Apple bandwagon after I've enjoyed my N8.
puRple screen is not an issue. It only affects the scren saver the clock. I have one and thep phone still rocks. Go grab one ane see for yourself
n8 camera with 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, Xenon flash its rlly awesome like anything
majid, 07 Mar 2011Im a camera phone lover but as i have seen many bad and over advertised camera phones from nok... moreMajid, you are very wrong. You can say that the UI/browser/keybpard are rubbish, I can agree, but the Camera by far is the best on the Market no doubt about that.
Im a camera phone lover but as i have seen many bad and over advertised camera phones from nokia so im sure n8 is rubbish too.
AnonD-1082, 06 Mar 2011This is not a fan page. This forum gets more hits than the Nokia suport forum about the purple... moreThe AMOLED screen is not faulty or defected, it's a software issue, I have tried it on my sisters phone and it only happens when you have the Analog clock on, When the Digital clock is on it does not show purple it shows pure black. Go try it yourself and see that this is not true, when the phone is not locked you can see full colors without the excessive purple color, which makes it clear that the screen is not defected.
None the less I bought one and I should have it sometime early this week, I will let you know if it happens on any other programs or photos. :)
OMG, too funny....I just saw a HTC commercial (in USA)with one of their phones flying on a helecopter.
Uhhh, nokia had a commercial almost the same for the n8...htc copycats!
AnonD-2869, 06 Mar 2011I am just letting you know,no need to cover,cos everybody can see it to be silly to post somet... moreHey dude, don't be blind, the amoled issue is true, my two friends have n8 also and they were affected with the purplish brownish thing in screen, lucky me, i dont have any pRoblem with my unit. This serves as a guide for those WHo want to buy n8 in the fuTure, carefully check n8's screen
After using this phone for 1 month, then using a galaxy s for another...I must say that this phone is 3 generations behind the samsung. Sad to see nokia in this condition.
I urge anyone who wants to buy this phone to look at the galaxy s first.
AnonD-2869, 06 Mar 2011I'd say poor you because this isn't a Nokia official page this is or Nokia fans. So,any compla... moreBecause we don't care for our selves only. We care also for other buyers so that they will buy the Nokia phone that is not defective. If we don't care for others then why we waste our time posting comments here. These what makes the GSM Arena popular, because of the freedom for the mass to post both positive & negative experiences. I don't think Nokia will consider negative comments as destructive criticisms. Negative comments are constructive criticisms that will push Nokia to produce much better products. I strongly feel that the next issue of Nokia phones there is less or no more issue about purple screen because they learned from it. People who wants others to stop posting negative comments are the people that have no right to post anything in GSM Arena, because GSM Arena blog spot is designed for posting both Positive & Negative comments as long as it follows the following rules:
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AnonD-2869, 06 Mar 2011I am just letting you know,no need to cover,cos everybody can see it to be silly to post somet... moreNo. That's not true. There are N8 owners out there who never noticed anything until they stumbled upon a post on this forum about the defect. They tested their units and found out they are affected. I assume they went to Nokia care for a fix but keep in mind that not everyone can go to Nokia Care as some lives far away from the nearest center.
Had they knew about it before then they will surely won't pick a defective unit. This is why it's important to have the public aware of the defect.
AnonD-2869, 06 Mar 2011I am just letting you know,no need to cover,cos everybody can see it to be silly to post somet... moreThis is not a fan page. This forum gets more hits than the Nokia suport forum about the purple screen. If only rcda had known about the defect when he picked his unit then he would have picked one that's not affected by the purple screen. If I am in the market for a new phone I want to know the pros and cons of it and the defects and faults it may have. Stop trying to control what people wants to post. You are just irritated at him because he's posting something negative like the purple screen defect found on the N8. It's better to have the public informed about the defect so they won't pick a unit that have the purple screen.
now think so its useless to come in gsmarena forum in n8 section bcoz same old stories and comments and problems are seen here everyday since n8 has launched .......
yes the purple screen problem is real. on full brightness it does not show the purple color but it shows poor very poor gradients. there is a gradient test image which is white to black from left to right with smooth gradient. N8 shows this smooth gradient as 10-12 solid blocks. i.e. the ugly difference between the gradient levels are very clearly visible.
AnonD-1082, 06 Mar 2011Who the hell are you? Let him post what he wants. You own GSMA? You want to cover up the purpl... moreI am just letting you know,no need to cover,cos everybody can see it to be silly to post something useless on fan page which rather should be on Nokia Support page. I am just helping before he gets more silly. Do you have 2 accounts? cos I feel like rcda and anonymous are the same person with different name only. Just try a better way next time ok?