Sniper. If this phone was a slider you could have a bigger screen and separate button's from the keypad. This screen is smaller than the n95-1.
Not lame at all!
With all honesty I love that SE design.
It's so unique. You just don't like it, that's why you say it's lame.
Does the menu and/or scrolling button on the k850 surround the 2 and 5 on the keypad. If so, that's really lame. They can't even put it separately from the keypad! Yeah, real good design, not!
damn, we nevr fall short of Nokia a$$ lickerz!
dude, still not satisfied wit da batry lyf!
i chrgd d fone 2day mornin @ 11am till 2.30pm.
heard like 4-5 songs and took arnd 15-20 pix.
its 11.15pm now n d batry is 51%.
wat shud i do?
m gonna sleep now in an hr n put d fone on charge till i wake up.
i shud remove d batry n den put it back, n den shut down d fone n den put it on chrg, rite?
SE 4 lyf!
PS i have photoshoped images in my phone. The images were taken a year ago, but the phone puts it in a february folder.
That's because I photoshoped the image last month.
Nope. It was removed in the k850 for some reasons.
Maybe because of the EXIF file modification.
If you modify a photo (lets say when you photoshoped an image) sometimes the date in the image's properties changes to the day you modified that image. But the imbedded date on the photo cannot be changed.
If you reorganize the modified photo in the media section, the date that the phone recognizes and the date burned in the image would not reconcile i.e. the image says you took the photo last month but the phone always put it in last year's album.
get it by last week, highly appreciate someone can tell me how to set my photo setting with date, like k800 or even k750 can set, I can't find this function in k850, should have it since price is double ,
When the first U500 platform based phones come out next year.... bye bye NOKIA .... LMAO !
I bought this K850 November 28 (my birthday). After 3 days of using it and familiarizing with its features, I just noticed that its display lacks color, raw color, bland! The flash is useless! Pictures are dark, almost totally dark. U can hardly see the images. GSM arena's review on this K850 was correct that they don't recommend this K850 coz of bad pics, poor performance. A waste of money!
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is it really worth buying it?
it hardly sells in my country.
the k850 is a basic phone except for the 5mp camera. the functions are limited and it is for kids.
why this phone is so less in features? does this display the call duration?
have you tried 4 GB SDHC with the k850i?
SE is still new with the microSD card.
Frankly I prefer an M2 but its way too expensive for me, but I dont like the "the smaller, the better" concept of cards.
I feel much more comfort with a Mem. stick pro.
I'm going to an SE center now
Thanx sniper supra,,
I have a 4gb sd card from using my old n95-1 but may try using 8gb after fully charging fone and then popping in the 8gb card..I dont know on which sites now specified up to 32 gig but the same sites were saying moto banana fone z8 i think will handle 32 gig when it out of course..The trouble is this tho,,my sandisk v-mate can read the 8gbhc card and specifys by the slot on the v-mate that it hc compatible with hc but when i come to record any programme or dvd it records for 11 seconds then gives up..THE 4gb hc cards was fine in old n95 so it must be a cut off point of 4gbhc..OK then but why that amount? surley when sandsisk invented the hc specification if they new it was going up to 32gig did companys not make their products 32 gig compatible..What i mean is why go to all the trouble of inventing a new card for it only it to go to 4gb.. For instance they have super unleaded petrol for certain cars and these cars or vans have a coversion allowing IT TO RUN ON SUPER UNLEAEDED but that car or van could be 800cc or 8000cc but they did not come out with a statement saying ohh sorry it only supports cars up to 2000cc it has been invented to be accepted by ALL vehicles ,,THEREFORE if a device accepts a hc card why stop at 4gb when its only one step up from the normal 2gb card?? Why go to all that trouble,, its hc compatible therefore it should accept any card..Plus with s/e promoting bigger video recording,,5 megapixel files wich are obviously larger in file size than 3.2 megapixel and a superb mp3player you would think it would be in s/e interest to support the big cards which they should anyway ..
I especially ordred the card before xmas to go with my k850i..Oh well it will be use full in future but still baffled by the whole concept.
Looking ahead i dont fancy the xperia as i have tried many windows devices and besides beeing awkward for me to use the camera side of things is poor and playback of mpeg4 files have always juddered to a halt even at 176x144 size (qcif),, but like look of samsung g810 or the z10 or z12 moto that was in last months stuff or t3 mag,,my goodness that looked so cool in this graphite look but then again motos optics,camera have been bad so we will have to see how the partnership with kodak go ,,if they have not dissolved by then..
micro sd hc = future uncertanty !!
When they put 8gb there it means to say that it can read cards with 8gb capacity, but the optimal capacity that the phone can handle is half of what it can read - 4gb
well, I broke my phone yesterday and now I have to return to se center. I'd be using a very very old phone for three weeks
Poor me. the keypad went mad, after discovering that I've been lying on my bed all night with my phone underneath me. Squashed I might say...
SE center said it would be 3 weeks...