Hmmm, have you checked the gsmarena.co review of the W995? Says there that camera is worst than the C905 (I can't imagine) and video recording is limited to WQVGA. But if you're a fan of games and good music then the review is good...but if you're looking for an all-rounder phone...you might reconsider the N86 or the Samsung Innov8.
RE: I wonder how much is the cost for a firmware update (anyone knw?)
- IT'S FREE...if you have a wifi connection, just turn it on and look for the software update button in the tools section of the N86! =)
N86 user here for a week now. Its a very well rounded phone, fast processor, superb connectivity, nice build and a good camera/video recording. Speaking of camera, I switched from SE C905, that phone is cybersh@yt, stay away from taht phone! As a photo hobbyist, the N86 is far from beating a conventional digicam but has more vibrant and punchier pictures in its class. You might want to stay away from sodium lighting though, it turns your skin yellowish with the LED flash, makes you look like a hepatitis patient. Video recording in low light is astonishing, the LED provides sufficient lighting in this situations. So far I have not encountered any hangs or slow response. I might post again for new features I find cool and useful with the N86.
Oh, you might want to upgrade to the latest software/firmware. Some said it caused their phones to hang (I don't know why) but mine's fine, it even improved image quality and detail of the camera pictures =)
Ive had so many problems with my N97 (on 3rd handset) that I was looking in to getting an N86 instead.
Vodaphone wont offer me one on any contract and Carphone Warehouse have recalled all stock from all but their flagship stores.
Anyone know why? Is it a technical or commercial decision?
guys, how much is the exact amount of internal phone memory of n86?i'm not talking about the 8gb mass memory.pls answer.ty
Shao, 26 Aug 2009 Didn't you heard that all mobile phone producers agreed to have the same type of charger, nam... moreall new phones will microusb port but not all new phones will charge via microusb. i prefer the old 2mm charging port
Anonymous, 25 Aug 2009i have nokia n85. and based on experience, the microusb charging port is not actually a good i... more Didn't you heard that all mobile phone producers agreed to have the same type of charger, namely, microUSB? Will have to stay with n96 forever :)
Its heaviness is something that I like, because of that, it feels great when held in hand, it gives the impression of being solid and of good build quality.
Thanx, guys, I feel much better now when I know that it is normal to hear that double click. Only thing I dont understand is why theres no the double click on my girlfriends N85, guess its because of the special lens and shutter on N86. Is there anyone carrying N86 around the neck? I just dont suggest it because the eyelet is really crappy and the phone could fall anytime, thats why Ill have to get used to carry the phone in my pocket or find another solution to carry it. Just cant understand why didnt Nokia make a normal eyelet, as on the N82 or N85, and instead made this unusable one on such a great phone.
doc, 25 Aug 2009Today I was very pissed off because the following happened- I wore my phone around my neck as ... morecalm calm,the click sound is normal.is benn ter the 1dt day i get the phone.:)
i kw how u feel,my n86 white flew off frm my ear 4meter away..:(..sm marks on the metals casing too..sigh..bt it still wk flawlessly
pls update yr firmware.its improve night shot a lot.
see my link n look for my username domphua.
u will hv more detail on gettin better shots.
yup mine has that soft double click when switching from photo to video mode and vice versa. So i think that's just normal.
Anonymous, 25 Aug 2009But the strangest thing is that the phone still works flawlessly, even takes pictures and vide... moreI have an N86. I can hear the slight double click when switching from camera to video mode and back. There's no way I would have head it if you hadn't pointed it out.
whats with the low ratings on design/features/performance on this phone :S:S:S
the old n82 seems to have a better ranking!
But the strangest thing is that the phone still works flawlessly, even takes pictures and videos as before the fall so I dont know what to think/expect. Maybe that click could be heard from the first day I bought it, but I didnt pay attention so I didnt hear anything, and now, since it fell, I payed extra attention on every aspect of the phone and that could be the answer. To all N86 users, please listen carefully to the phone when you go from camera mode to video mode and see if youll hear some kind of a VERY quiet click. Thanks in advance!