Many people dont seem to understand how reception bars work. Just because a signal is full on one phone doent mean that phone has superior recption. It depends mostly on what the phone supports.
The SEk800 for example doesnt not support faster speeds. K800 full reception is the equivalent of only 1-2 lines on the 2G signal bar of a N80. This is why data/internet users find N80 attractive. Most phones do not support all speeds. Its one of the big selling points of the E series against Windows Mobile devices most of which dont even support faster 2G speeds.
in reply to:
"i've had 5 nokias previous to my n80 which i'd had no problems with. my problems with the n80 are 1. bad coverage of my network,which i'd had no problems with before,must have a bad antenna."
Kenny, thanks for the link to the autolock, now my phone is perfect. Awesome phone since I had it over a month.
Here are answers to some of the queries earlier:
- contacts, from my phone memory, where I still have 20mb free, I can store another 20,000 contacts.
- sms messages, all depends where you assign it, otherwise its limited only by your memory on your phone or memory card. Over 115 sms messages thus far and counting.
- it does have a message counter, click in any message and on top it will tell you the number of the message out of the total. To check mins used, click into "my own" and then "log" where it can log all activities of the phone up to 30 days. I'd guess some ppl here don't read their manuals or don't know how to operate their phone.
- to delete themes, go to "tools", then "app. mgr." from there one can delete the themes.
- the poor battery life is far exergerated by many ppl here.
- For those who says N73 is better, its a matter of opinion, I've known ppl who own it and I must say I'm much happier having a N80. Also I am not a fan of the joystick.Where's the wi-fi on N73?Also the keypad is far too small on N73.
- I've own more than 5 Nokias too, and this is the best by far yet. Definately not a slow phone, reception is excellent & clear, further connecting to the net is amazingly quick.
- Last but not least, if the sms message writing is too small, you are too old, perhaps you shouldn't be using this phone. Or else get new glasses?
i've had 5 nokias previous to my n80 which i'd had no problems with. my problems with the n80 are 1. bad coverage of my network,which i'd had no problems with before,must have a bad antenna. 2. it freezes in the middle of a function,have to remove battery to reset it. 3 . keeps disconnecting bluetooth headset. 4 . the voice tag feature is useless , it fails to recognise human voice, you have to speak like a robot. 5. the text message writing is very small. if you use the phone alot for work and you're on the move,dont get this one.
ppl....i am welling to buy the n80 for about a amonth,,,,but i am afraid coz of all the commets about the bad things..bugs and stuff....i was considerign to buy the n93..but it is big...
ppl can ant one help me ..coz i have to but a phone next week..thanks for the help.....replay at email@example.com
To beers - go to adobe.com - they have bought marcomedia flash. Flashlite 2.0 is ready for download.
this phone is 28thou pesos brand new and 23thou second hand in greenhills.I was just in hte phils. last aug.10. hope this helps
i have had the phone since may. perhaps its my pc, but while the poor nokia music manager program suggests using an ultra compressed aac format, anything other than the normal aac setting produces clicking tracks on the phone. battery life is very poor. my 6230 used as a mp3 player for commuting to london lasted 5 or so days, this phone needs charging every night or it dies half way through the second day. with orange at least the 3g signal is pathetic, often not available, and then the phone will drop the call rather than switch to gsm, if it finds a gsm signal. the boot up takes forever, while switching between apps is messy on the screen. the phone does like to reboot when it gets lost, a feature of every nokia since the 8310 it seems. the radio ap is very buggy.there is no call or message counter and the menu layout is not very good. the phone is chunky and very heavy, and really shouldnt have made it to sale in this state. it should have been a killer package, it isnt.
N73 is far, far better than N80. I used N80 for more than a month only and I swapped it to N73 as soon as N73 is available in the market (KSA). N73 has a long life battery, camera & video is amazing, screen is bigger, and processor is fast. Whilst N80 is very slow, camera & video is totally awful, battery life is terrible. I would suggest to everybody don't buy N80 but instead buy N73. I myself experience the difference between these 2 models and N73is far better. I believe N70 has better camera and recording compare to N80 because I used N70 as well (N70 then N80 then N73, and looking forward to have the N83 or N95 as expected to release before end of this year or early next year.
Hi.. Just wondering do you guys have the trouble with the signals and battery ? I bought my N80 last week. Seems the battery not lasts long time. My old 7610 used to last about 2 -3 days. but this N80 the most only last for 2 days.
Plus the receiver of the signals was a bit bad. When I'm in my room I cannot receive any thing.. It's always bad signals in my room but with my old phone.. It's still ok.. I still can sms but N80.. totally no coverage..
So just wondering whether anybody have the same prob ?
hi, i will buy this phone, but i want to know it's bad features. can you tell me what they are?
does it have a composer.. to make ringtones???
n80 comes with a macromedia flash lite (i'm guessing its the 1.0 version).
now the question is... how can i upload a new version of macromedia flash lite for n80. so that i be able to access all the flash videos from utube. etc
hey guyz im gonna buy this phone soon, n i want knw if its kool??? how many contacts can we store?? how many messages can we store???
hey, I'm either going to be getting this or the N91. my main features are the mp3 players .which is better, and why? please tell me... :)
All people here ..
I just want to tell you one thing : N80 IS A VERY SMART PHONE.. I have it 2 months ago and I love it so much , it gives me all my desires.
I only buy phones when I make deep search for great features phone. And I can keep my phone for more than 4 years and stay up to date.
My old phone was Nokia 7650 for more than 4 years & my next one here is N80.. It's perfect with no doubt.
to sam,,,i got my autolock programme from this site if its any help,,http://fuse.stc.cx/autolock/ It works on my n80.Remember at all these sites if you get it free theres no comeback even at zedge etc but ive used zedge for ages & its been ok,,its just mobile9 i come unstuck with wen trying to reinstall themes or get rid of them from my fone .