Review: Nokia N8
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HD Frame Rate Improvement
Flagship Phone? Really??
And the screen res is not even close to the new iPhone and Android Flagship phones.
The Nokia can do some things that iPhone and Android cannot do very easily, howe...
You will surely be able to use G Maps (though I personally think Ovi Maps blow Google Maps out of the water).
As for the other Google mobile apps, I really don't know. I know there are a few that Symbian already had suppo...
Either way, the processor has an overall lower clock speed but the OS is also designed to operate more efficiently than others (such as Android, etc.) It also has a better GPU than most to handle gr...
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Sticky Main Screen and Calendar
When I go to the calendar it takes quite a while for the days in the month view to populate and then to be able to write a meeting or to-do with alarm. I do have a very full calendar with a lot of meetings and alarms repeating for a few years.
Does anyone else experience these delays? And, have you been able to do something about them.
Contacts and other negatives
I understand you dislikes on certain UI features, but some like and some don't. I like most of them.
There are some comments and disagreements I would like to share
"They are clumsy, and not as simple as those offered by others. For example, it took efforts across multiple days to even create an Ovi account."
Creating Ovi account took multiple days? Really? Never heard from anyone.
Nokia N8 has excellent and intuitive contact application that not only work as simple contact application but extends its reach to Social media. When I got my N8 I first used Mail fo...
Too bad we're not at the point where one could sideload a different operating system onto any smartphone hardware.
If open source continues to gain steam the day may be two to three years out when ...
Symbian^3... better or worse than S60?
I enjoyed both S80 and S60 immensely. Some of the features that Eric lists as negatives of S60 are actually some of the features I appreciate the most about S60. I love S60 3rd Edition, especially Feature Pack 2. My current phone (a Nokia E75) does not have any issues or insurmountable problems to speak of. It does not crash, it does not pause for long periods of time when the screen rotates, it takes pictures in a snappy manner, and everything works properly (including the browser).
However, S60 5th Edition was, in my opinion, the first departure from decency for Nokia. I finally played with a Nokia 5230 Nuron, and found that I did not like the two-tap interface method. The touch screen was resistive, and re...
but i think the n8 is capacitive(?)
and they moved to non-removable batteries to make it thinner. its not very friendly for people who like buying non-original batteries but im guessing they are so confident in ...
Seriously? You can't sync contacts with Exchange and/or Outlook?
All 5 3g bands