Nokia N8 (Symbian^3) was impressive. But now when compared to a brand new, high minimum requiring OS ie Windows Phone 7, symbian^3 is not just awesome it's super awesome. Symbian^4 in the pipeline.
Sorry to say but I saw some night pic which r blur that's really disappointing.Its sharpness much better then any other mobile camera phone but if ur pic come blur then whats the big deal with sharpness
I use n82 its the best Camera phone
Anonymous, 13 Oct 2010@Alui
"Let me tell you, I cannot put incoming calls on the speaker with one touch on m... moreI do not lock my X6 with a swipe (one extra touch nevertheless), but with a 6 digit password. On SGS is one touch, the screen stays locked during and after the call. About the hardware: if for you the case is more important than the proccessor, memory, etc, be my guest, but allow me to want something more than a shell from a SMARTphone.
Better connectivity? You mean better wifi, blu tooth, usb standards? They are the same.
Some ppl look for advice before buying something, so they want to know all oppinions. But at the end it's their decision.
[deleted post]I seriously doubt most of the bashers have used Nokia phones. It is just the way some people handle the choices they have made.
You can get pretty aggressive responses when you try to argue with people that their particular choice wasn't the best. It is enforced by something called Choice-supportive bias.
I would say the reaction is especially strong with kids who get their first smartphones etc. :)
this is a fair review. thanks gsmarena. i have doubt in reading mobile-review's review especially what happen to them with nokia. you can sense by reading their reviews that they are trying to be fair but still come out very one sided unlike this one.
"Let me tell you, I cannot put incoming calls on the speaker with one touch on my X6 is the screen is locked(I use this as a safety feature on all my phones), like you can on SGS"
It's one swipe followed by one touch on an X6. Your statement was that it couldn't do it at all.
"FYI "hardware" refer to the internal component of a device (processor, RAM, GPU, Screen) not the cover. Look in a dictionary!"
Actually the definition of hardware is any piece of an object you can physically touch. This is opposed to software which is intangible.
So... err... a case for example.
"...and as the review says on video shooting iPhone 4 is better. SGS can shoot HD videos at 30fps. Anyway, camera is not the most essential feature of a phone for me."
That's nice. I'm talking about a camera not a video recorder though.
"Play whit a phone 4 hours a day and let me know how your neck feels. Mine hearts."
Don't really care about that. I'm concerned with how the long the battery lasts with realistic use between charges. Two days of heavy use is better than barely one in this regard.
"Yes, but that MORE is not irreplaceable. If N8 had a detachable floppy disk unit, I'm sure the N8 fanboys would have said that is a feature worth to die for."
Err... no. The point was the N8 had better connectivity options as is. Which it does.
"Maybe I'm a SGS fanboy."
I don't think it's a maybe. The point is that most of the people reading this interview are not and don't really care about the SGS. If they did they would be, oh I don't know, reading a review or features about the SGS and not the N8.
So you're either trolling or have bought a phone you're not sure about and are trying to justify that by coming up with a lot of stuff that is, frankly, wrong.
Either way you've made your choice. Please have the courtesy to let us make ours.
I love how people grab the tiniest faults and try to make huge deal out of them. How many have checked that their phone could actually play over 2 gig media files. The android phones I have knowledge of certainly can't.
Here is an example of HTC Incredible:
n8lover, 13 Oct 2010SPB Shell is like touchwiz...many shortcuts but not proper widgets. People fail to understand ... more"every os has its compromises and unless you can make your own os dun critique others oses".
Kinda nut in a tree argument. So I should not criticize a product I BOUGHT because I did not make it?!!
Why are there so many people advertising Android os in a nokia n8 thread? This is weird...
Anonymous, 13 Oct 2010what my plan is. i will download hd movies from symtorrent in n8 then play it w/ my hd tv. i d... moreToo much hustle don't you think? I do not know what the N8 video editor can, but I doubt it can cut large movie files. I use my SGS for watching movies when I travel for long distances, so no need to cut them.
n8lover, 13 Oct 2010SPB Shell is like touchwiz...many shortcuts but not proper widgets. People fail to understand ... moreNo, they are realtime updated widgets in SPB, look at media player, weather or agenda "widgets".
n8lover, 13 Oct 2010SPB Shell is like touchwiz...many shortcuts but not proper widgets. People fail to understand ... moreYou might have seen the lag on the Legend because on Android systems before Froyo, the apps stay resident in the memory. You need a dedicated task killer to clean them up. But once you have that, do not worry, no more lag. I do not know Legend but I expect the SGS to be faster in anything. Just look at specs: WiFi 802.11 n, best CPU and GPU, 512 MB RAM.
Anonymous, 13 Oct 2010nokia screwed up again :( guess i will go for SGS or HTC Desire. which of these 2 is better gu... moreNot much difference between them. If you like a bigger screen, more internal memory and can wait for Froyo, go for SGS. If you cannot wait for the official Froyo release, go for Desire:).
Alui, 13 Oct 2010I appreciate your brand fidelity, but you are at a lose. Lexus is not cheaper than BMW and Mer... moreSPB Shell is like touchwiz...many shortcuts but not proper widgets. People fail to understand that symbian is not in need of such hardware requirements. i compared a legend on eclair and a 5630 and the latter won straight up in speed. every os has its compromises and unless you can make your own os dun critique others oses
i heard that the phone hardware was great,but the software lost behind iOS and Android,is it true?
err,the battery is also non-replaceable.........
What is this apps apps apps...........I am using an Android phone and it is just so annoying to have 100s of apps for one single thing.....this is something that increases their count in the store and frustrates me. I have N900 too and well it might not have that huge count as of other app stores but whatever it has got it very very useful and there are no unnecessary repeats. Grow up guys......when we say apps, they must be useful in the long run........like a media player that can display subtitles for videos not an another media player with different UI.
GSM Arena simply deletes my comments highlighting their favoritism towards Samsung.....if such is the case, please mention this too as something in your rules for posting comments. When you delete those, you simply reinforce our inference.
nokia screwed up again :( guess i will go for SGS or HTC Desire. which of these 2 is better guys, pls help
Alui, 13 Oct 2010"it is simpl to play files larger than 2GB. Just cut the video half with the video-editor... morewhat my plan is. i will download hd movies from symtorrent in n8 then play it w/ my hd tv. i dont hve time to cut those files, or maybe the built in movie editor on n8 can cut those?