Anonymous, 01 Jan 1970More blind fools will now come declaring that N97 is the best, well thats pure bullsh*t, first of all N97 offers nothing really new, same features in a new packing and thats all. Secondly its coming in Q2 2009 so it will probably be available in may or june 2009 and thats 6 months at least from now, so before blowing your trumpet let me tell you that its gonna suck, the specs are not so great, and please don't tell me about 16m colors because it still has a lower resolution and TFT screen compared to a far superior WVGA screen of Xperia.
Nokia fans have a tendency to look like a fool whenever a new n-series is announced but this really getting annoying now. But I can understand the desperation of nokia fans because they were crying for ages for a phone that can compete with Xperia, but guess what?its not gonna happen for a long time and by then X2 will blow everyone away.
SE is the most overrated phone on the market - by the fans
There are some widely reported problems with the X1:
(yes, some of you may got a perfect unit , but not every body - please understand that ;)
1: Reception problems
2: Wifi problems (drops Wifi)
3: battery weak (probably due to RAM leakage)
4: case cracks
Manufacturing error /lack of QA
5:Software crash / needed hard reset
6: incompatibility with application
due to screen resolution
7: unit gets hot
8: low speaker volume
9: panels are sole, hang often
Not all units have all of these but one or two of these is enough to get the user dissatisfied with the X1.
But, if you are who do not care, or happened to have a perfect unit ;)
- this post is not for you!
Do not get worked-up :))))
Ido not like using opera at all and did not like it on p900i,,i prefer p.i.e. I liked using opera mini 4.1 on n82 and as xperia is java enabled would opera mini work???Off to bed now but will try mini 2morrow.The pre-installed wallpapers like neo mix and neo sphere show off how lucid and vivid this screen is even tho its only got 65k colours.Yes only 65k colours complainers yet its unbelievble in depth of colour..
i am thinking of ordering the xperia x1 from clove.co.uk. has anyone here ordered from them and are you all having any issues like the cases cracking and paint peeling. i am all the way in trinidad and having to ship anything back is a really big hassle so your honest opinion is welcome. i really want to get this phone
umm..how long does it take for a review for ths phn? =S ..its bin so long since the review for other phns came out which were released more or less around the same time..but wats rong wth ths 1? i am waitin for a review coz i wanna buy it for christmas!!! =D
i am thinking of ordering the xperia x1 from clove.co.uk. has anyone here ordered from them and are you all having any issues like the cases cracking and paint peeling. i am all the way in trinidad and having to ship anything back is a really big hassle so your honest opinion is welcome. i really want to get this phone.
Revenant, 02 Dec 2008It's a hell of a lot more finger friendly than my W960. I'll be brutally honest - I find it p... morecheers for that! i cant wait now. i know what you mean however.
the fact is, the xperia and the htc touch HD are very similar phones under the bonnet, just styled differently.
i cant wait for the wild winmo ride lol.
nick, 02 Dec 2008nono i dont own any windows mobile devices as of yet, im getting the HTC touch HD a month toda... moreIt's a hell of a lot more finger friendly than my W960. I'll be brutally honest - I find it pretty finger friendly, but my fingers aren't all stumpy like most men's are. And if the screen was flush with the frame instead of being sunk slightly it would be better. That being said, I hardly ever have to pull out the stylus, so short answer - yeah, it is pretty finger friendly.
I was very tempted by the Touch HD, but you know me - I like my SE's and spec-wise the Touch HD isn't far enough ahead to justify switching from a manufacturer I know I'm happy with. I was enquiring about the Xperia in my local Orange store. Turns out it's not available directly through Orange. Asked about the Touch HD and the sales girl tried to tell me it was like an inferior version of the iPhone!!! I thought to myself "do you know anything about the products you sell?".
As for WinMo - as long as you go into it fully aware that it'll take a while to get used to then things will prob'ly turn out easier than you expect. The "Today" screen (basically your home screen) is great. You can display the time and date, your wifi status, a Windows Live search bar, your Windows Live inbox and messenger info, a calendar, your task list, your message inbox and info on many of your installed apps all on one screen. You can open each app or task or whatever by touching the bar on the today screen and each one can be turned on or off independantly, giving you as much or as little info and buttons as you want. Straight from your standby screen. Oh, and if you (or anyone else new to WinMo) are gonna be doing any major modding I would reccommend installing SPB Backup, available free from the SPB website. Remember a lot of 3rd party apps will invalidate your warranty. This program will allow to restore your device without the pain of losing data.
Osama, 02 Dec 2008To Revenant, Yeah you're right when you said the human eye cant see between 65 & 16M colors... moreSunlight ledgibility has absolutly nothing to do with colours?? its some have mirrored backs and lots of other things but ppc have layers for the touchscreen as well and since nokia has yet to do t/screen we will see in feb if nokia do any better..
Revenant, 02 Dec 2008I got it 2 days ago and yeah, the sunlight clarity isn't the best. I dunno if I'd go so far a... morenono i dont own any windows mobile devices as of yet, im getting the HTC touch HD a month today, but the omnia? nono. stretching QVGA over a 3.2 inch is pushing it if you ask me.
i know the xperia being finger friendly isnt really a necessity since it has hardware buttons, but is it?
i cant wait to try win mo and i guess the 6.1 crowd will be able to upgrade to 6.5, i mean they let winmo 5 upgrade to 6, and 6 to 6.1 so why wouldnt they?
Osama, 02 Dec 2008To Revenant,
Yeah you're right when you said the human eye cant see between 65 & 16M colors... moreI got it 2 days ago and yeah, the sunlight clarity isn't the best. I dunno if I'd go so far as to call it terrible, but there are better screens out there for sunlight clarity.
As for what WinMo offers that Nokia doesn't - unparallelled customisation, seamless integration with a PC, and (in my opinion) it looks nicer too. And that's just the start. When I've had it a bit longer I'll come back with more.
And as for Nokia's market share - I dunno how many times it's been said on here but good sales do not make a good product. Titanic is the highest grossing movie of all time, so it must be the best, right? I'll tell you exactly why Nokia has the largest market share - advertising...
Osama, 02 Dec 2008To Revenant, Yeah you're right when you said the human eye cant see between 65 & 16M colors... moreno offense man.. but Nokia has the biggest segment because they make cheap phones... phones for the masses.
Yeah you're right when you said the human eye cant see between 65 & 16M colors but let me ask you this,do you have an X1phone?have ever really used it?...........If yes then you should have seen how the screen SUCKS under sun light,my friend has one & its a problem to dail #s to call when walking outside under clear sun light.HTC,I900 SAMSUNG,02,& I-mates suffer as well,in other words WMphones sucks under sun light.
And what does the WMphones offer more than NOKIA'S OS anyways!!?!!think well & make a better choice,always ask you're self why NOKIA got the biggest sigment in the market share!
You're choice after all,take care
Managed to get the SE X1 last week. completely floored. way better than what I had in mind. and what it looked online.
Anonymous, 02 Dec 2008n97 totaly distroys xperia b wise wait for the best fone EVER woohooI wouldn't say the N97 "destroys" the X1. N97 has a better camera, 16m colours (the human eye can't differentiate 16m different shades, so no big deal), the 32GB on board memory and it comes with flash lite 3. Now, WinMo 6.5 will have flash lite 3.1, and there are lots of rumours that WinMo 6.1 users may get a free upgrade (which would be nice), so again that's a non-issue. So really, it's the camera and the internal memory. And, for me, these are more than offset by the fact that the X1 is a WinMo device...