Anonymous, 07 Oct 2010Just got n8 and returning tomo. no tap to focus on camera!! ovi store hang 3 times to get 1 ap... moreunbelievable! You should give it to me then, as until now i don't have mine.
That camera zoom problem is FREAKY. I like the great quality past 2x but the blurriness getting there is quirky. I hope that gets addressed because it can ruin a video.
a well-balanced preview, nice one gsmarena ;-)
negatives and positives are all in the article, thats what we call fair judging =p
hayato, 07 Oct 2010It's not like retina display suddenly becomes lower resolution in comparison to nhd. They just... morei can find difference bet iph4 and galaxy s esp when i browse text heavy page. Amoled has richer black though.
mike, 06 Oct 2010right after reading SOME PEOPLE would not even notice the lack of pixel density in the display... moreIt's not like retina display suddenly becomes lower resolution in comparison to nhd. They just said it out of common sense. Of course it isn't noticable for a normal eye. Not that they said nhd is better than ipslcd, that way i can say it's biased.
It's there to give readers the thought that lower resolution isn't that bad as some say it is, and it's not enough to repel someone from buying a phone.
You can always test it in your own eyes if you want.
Gsmarena speaks for all kind of audience, and certainly not for close-minded fanboys, who read reviews to fulfill their fantasies. Don't be like them.
Guys dont worry n8 will satisfy most of pervious symbian users....
And most negative comments are from country that hates nokia.
Myles Kennedy, 07 Oct 2010Enough of the bashing, you people. This site and discussion is only meant for individuals who ... moreJust got n8 and returning tomo. no tap to focus on camera!! ovi store hang 3 times to get 1 app. memory full always pop up. homescreen lag. web browser multitouch glitches. music quality is worse than my iph4. only gd thing is camera.
Just to add n8 stupidity, there are only 3 home screens and every utube vids are pixelated even hd one and no pinch zoom for maps.
Enough of the bashing, you people. This site and discussion is only meant for individuals who are highly intellectual and not for fanboys. Come on, let's get rid of all negativity.
Clift, 06 Oct 2010It's nice that the N8 is such a great camera phone. The only thing is that Nokia missed the bo... moreIf Defunct is what people in your country use as the name for the most feature rich and resource conservative mobile os on the planet, you are right.
hey to everyone well i wouldn't bother myself wif nokia id stay well clear from them look wot happened wif the nokia n97 such a bad fone and nokia didnt bother helping people wif it i used to like nokia i had a few fones from them but not now you should read some of the comments people have written about the n97, stick wif samsung or HTC i say.
just i say a few months ago...
N8 have stupid and slow UI with slow proc.
not fair preview!
it's not "superior" phone as You say in previews
N8 definetly fail than competition!
A few days ago I thought gizmodo too lies, but now I see that gsmarena worse places lie!
umm i ll buy this devil when its arive in BD.for sure go nokia... i know how to operate nokia....like my hacked one e90 and 5233 :D there ll be unlimited possobilites l know that....Good night
Why this phone just shines over everything on the market today...
USB on the go - do you realize how this changes the game? the cellphone game mates! I would buy this phone for this sole feature. Just think, you are at you favorite cafe place with your friends and you are waiting for a lecture to start. A friend of yours has some materials/documents for your major on his USB stick and he wants to share them with you. Says he will transfer them to your drive as soon as you get to a pc...OH, BUT WAIT! No need my friend, my SMARTPHONE behaves just like a PC, let me just plug that thing in my phone...wiola! Oh, and while we are here I'll just transfer that movie you wanted and some music to go with that. Jim, you want some dressing to go with your iPhone there?
Next feature: FM transmitter! O boy, isn't this something? I can listen to my own playlist right from the phone, no cable, no cd, no commercials, no extra accessories to buy...one sec, what's that Jim? Yeah, I know my friend, you paid premium for that device and yet you have to pay again to extend that 'premium value'. But hey, you can always show me that fast CPU and nice display or do a light saber fight. Its a trade off, I have usable features right out of the box and you can only pray to get in on the action(as in spend more money). But its not all that bad, you finally got tethering... What? No, I don't pay 20$ extra to AT&T for that function! Don't be silly, I just use JoikuSpot for free...did you know class 33 EDGE is 4x faster-oh forget it!
Just got n8 and returning tomo. no tap to focus on camera!! ovi store hang 3 times to get 1 app. memory full always pop up. homescreen lag. web browser multitouch glitches. music quality is worse than my iph4. only gd thing is camera.
Thanks for the preview! Got mine N8 today! My first impressions are UI/Sym3 is under par compared to iOS/IPhone (my last phone was/is IPhone 3GS, dont know Symbian much). But camera is great - and (important) fast! Ive got kids and want to preserve every important happening, and they do happen - believe me - when you least expect them. Love the USB On-The-Go feature (just tap in, and play/transfer Divx movies from the stick), and (as mentioned) the double-tap to zoom 3x when recording video is the best hidden feature (I did not know before today). Really makes a difference! Im a happier man! :)
Slam, 06 Oct 2010not good preview GSMArena!
some details we need...
How slow (speed) is camera UP (gizmodo ... moredid you even read the review?
far out people. IT IS NOT THE FULL REVIEW!!!!!
wait for the next couple of days as they will finish the full review and post it up.
i'm sure they will mention the speed, UI, Camera Speed, Apps, Loud speaker, Calling, and everything else. just be patient.
we have waited for 6 months we can wait for another 2 days. :)
Well done GSMarena, you got me addicted to this site, i have it as my home page, PC, Laptop and mobile.lol. Good Job :)
so its just a phone and digicam...im really disappointed with N8.if its just bout camera,costumer can buy a cam plus a phone.
superior pic doesnt make N8 king of smartphone or make it smarter than other platform.
what bout RDM and VPN? multitasking,fluid UI and desktop like web browsing? battery usage, pushmail, sync over air, office tools and network file explorer??
i feel using N8 sym^3 will be the same exp like when im using 5800xm.
it feel like feature phone but with the option to install apps. i can tell this after i bought omnia i900,that ugly winmo is more usefull and can do more complicated bussiness and network thingy more than symbian does.
i dont need superior camera on my phone or hdmi or hd video rec,and i believe many people said that symbian is a very gud and versatile os and
im waiting so long just to find that...sym^3 N8,just a metal phone with great camera..? dissapointed. u've lost one costumer nokia
not good preview GSMArena!
some details we need...
How slow (speed) is camera UP (gizmodo correct?)
We need much UI preview, not camera!
For me, UI is slower than competition (Iphone 4, Wave, Galaxy S etc..)
We need BROWSING and FLASH support and speed benchmark (browse, gaming, multitouch zooming, etc...)
We need video with 3 phones on screen (galaxy or wave, iphone 4, htc)
and live test! (multitouch, UI, speed for internet browsing)
Only ONE point come to INNOVATION!
ZOOM on video!
but... video need LED FLASH for night recording...
If you wanna to make good point for Nokia, please give us CORRECT and MUCH more REVIEW than this preview!