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Good: Brilliant cam,
Comment: It's just what we have been waiting for. As for the lack of apps, it has plenty of practical ones and I'm not into having a lot of games on my phone.though I do have 10 of the usual ones like angry birds, ten pin bowling etc, all of which are free on Ovi store.
Good: Camera, Wonderful Screen, battery backup
Bad: nothing. since everything is awesome after fp2 update
Comment: Well its an awesome product. no need to say anything about camera as all of us already know. screen is actually awesome (though nhd), Battery back is good and the new keypad after the fp2 update is excellent. Overall a GREAT PHONE.
Good: Superb camera, Nokia map, good phone
Bad: web browser
Comment: This is a very underrated mobile phone. I would give this phone four stars. Surfing the internet is not as good as IOS or Android but I use Opera browser to replace Nokia's browser and this is better, I have no complaint. This phone is for those who are willing to pay the price for having a good phone and camera and who values having Nokia maps . I have had the phone for three weeks and have been using the camera a lot during travel abroad. I would be happy to replace my compact camera with this. Good battery life is the icing on the cake
Good: The camera. Nokia maps for loads of countries. Battery life
Bad: Not much except Nokia should still support the OS since they just released the 808
Comment: With the greatest respect how can the Cnet reviewer give the phone 2.5 stars when it has such superb optics? They have also failed to give credit to the very generous Nokia Maps that can download loads of countries for voice guided navigation. Symbian is very slick and suits the phone. Not all phones need to follow the apps market route and the core apps are more than sufficient for many users. It's well built, wipes the floor with the Samsung wifi camera range, has good battery life, excellent reception and voice clarity, takes super video with sound and plays music very well. I think the user reviews bear this out. I have an Android phone and it does not outshine symbian in the areas the phone is designed to excel at. This part is grossly exaggerated and the phones true merits way underrated.
Good: The camera (obv) but also all round a great phone
Bad: web browser still aint up to it/email isnt the most responsive
Comment: lets face it anyone looking at the 808 is more then likely a heavy camera user who aint one for loads of apps and glossy eye catching widgets that once the novelty wears off become a bore.
Belle fp1 is alot more polished then previous versions and able to handle everythin i use it for and even though symbian has fell dead no one can deny its ahead of any other OS in many area's (not a dig at android or iOS as they all have key advantages etc)
the camera been its main selling point lives up to what you expect, every shot ive taken looks perfect with the most natural colors of any phone ive used. if you like over saturated pics then you can just use vivd mode. it clearly does take the title of 'best camera phone' off the Nokia n8.
the web browser is a step backwards, still feels unfinished and more like a beta browser. the loading time is painful. iOS safari really makes Nokia's web browser look outdated and is miles ahead when browsing on your phone. for the 808 its best to download other browsers and leave Nokia's browser to gather dust.
the widgets available offer the essentials, its just a shame Nokia haven't clocked onto the fact that they need to make them more eye catching and not look pretty bulky and old. nowadays people are looking for eye candy like androids widgets which when compared to what belle offer really points out how old they look.
but even with its downsides belle fp1 is a big step forward, Nokia should keep working on it because if they unified there icons, apps etc they mite have a OS that could take part of the market.
overall the 808 is the best nokia phone ive ever owned and with reviews stating just because of the OS its a 'dead horse' you should consider it.just try belle fp1 and you'll see it isn't as bad as reviews state. ive had my 808 for a couple weeks now and haven't experienced any problems with speed or freezing.
so the 808 is the best camera phone in the world and a great smartphone , it deserves more publicity then its gotten
Comment: Visit http://nokia808pureviews.com to get best price and deals for Nokia 808 PureView.
"Nokia 808 PureView is a new dawn in photography with 41 MP you can play with a bigger canvas, pure depth, pure action, pure colour, pure detail, pure perspective, full HD video, crystal clear audio, share the story in a momment. Nokia 808 PureView is a revolutionary camera in a smartphone, you never miss a moment from daylight to low light"
Good: 41 mega pixel camera
Bad: Nokia has given a lot of time to this product.
Comment: Now a days Nokia is going through a bad phase and its future depends on the success of Windows 8 OS,
Five year back, people prefer to own higher resolutions camera in their mobile phone. But now, users prefer camera having resolutions of their requirement, in addition to this, they now emphasize more on the features of the Smartphone. At the beginning of the project, Nokia was transcendent manufacturer in the market, but now, Android is leading in the Smartphone segment. I think,just by implementing 41Mega pixel camera Nokia cant retain the supremacy in Smartphone Segment .
Could Nokia Woo Users By Its 41 MPs Camera Smartphone ?http://www.dazeinfo.com/2012/02/28/could-nokia-woo-users-by-its-41-mps-camera/#ixzz20mfiyvJa
Comment: Enjoyed the pictures and most of the review Natasha. However, GSMarena did the full review of this phone and, amongst other things, stated:
"Nokia has done a great job at expanding the HTML5 support and making pages load even faster.
The browser supports FlashLight 4. It felt fluid and fast when we panned around a page and zoomed in and out. We didn't really see any pages break in the browser either. Nokia has definitely brought up its browser a huge step forward thanks to the updated browser engine"
Now both those statements contradict your review and GSMArena don't make mistakes. You may have had a buggy phone - Flash lite 4 = Flash 10 equivalent and they seem very happy with HTML5 support.
Good: camera of course
Comment: Still waiting to purchase it.At the moment I have the best camera phone (N8) and although Amazon did have a price on their site of £499.98 and a release date of 30 June.If one now tries to look it up on their site ,nothing comes up at all. But if one goes via the Nokia site it goes to the picture of 808 and asks if you want to register to be alerted when the 808 is available. I even phoned Nokia yesterday and was told that they were not even sure that the 808 would be released in UK.
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