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Comment: Externally and internally amazing!!!
Good: Screen, Browser, Email/social networking integration, OS
Bad: Battery life.
Comment: My Lumia is the best phone I ever had, not my Iphone 3G, not my Nokia N8/N95/N80 and certainly not my Galaxy Ace. Its so fast and simple to use, internet explorer is really quick and fluid and the social/email integration is excellent. What about the downloadable Nokia maps which you can use online with proper turn by turn navigation for free. Compared to Android (with its pathetic alternative) is so much better.
Windows 8 will work on tablets and PC's, Xbox is an all in one multimedia centre for your games, internet TV and just about everything else. (Apple TV does not have the whole package, Microsoft already has the Xbox in peoples homes, it just needs to switch it on) and windows phone will work seamlessly with all three, which is where Bing will come in (even if its not so good), Windows Live/Hotmail, Skype, skydrive, Microsoft office, internet explorer. They will all join and work together seamlessly. That is when Apple and Android will feel the Mighty wrath of Microsoft, Gates and Steve will have the last laugh.
Its only a matter of time people, and the Lumia 800 is just a bridge so Microsoft can iron out all the issues for the upcoming 900 which is when people will move over when windows 8 comes out.
Good: Solid, stylish piece of engineering, So easy to use
Comment: Its one of the best constructed touch screen phones, has powerful processor and is so easy to use. All the windows applications incuding access to its SkyDrive Cloud computing are really great.
Borwser is fast and user friendly also.
Comment: Great phone.
Good: slick user interface
Bad: twitter doesent work it does not sync to outlook
Comment: Great phone but does not sync with outlook or connect to twitter so I thought I would let other know that if you need these facilites dont buy this phone, nokia have tried to blame twitter and my hosting comanies servers but I now realise that this phone has been relased without sufficent testing.
Buyers beware I think I am taking mine back.
Good: The OS is great
Bad: The main function of the phone is to make call -- this one doesn't do that properly
Comment: I just received the new Nokia Lumia 800 Black from Vodafone. The moment I call a number, the screen goes blank. So, for example, if the call requires me to dial a number ('Press 2 if you want to discuss credit card'), I cant do that. Most worryingly, I cant even disconnect the call as there is no disconnect symbol/key. so the only way I can get calls disconnected is when the other party hangs up -- but if the call goes into someone's voicemail, then the call doesnt drop until the other person's voicemail is full. called vodafone -- will send replacement. called Nokia technical helpline -- had a 3 way conversation for 20 minutes (and some pretty penny), with the 'level 2' technical support, who suggested to return the phone to Vodafone. Yep, excellent 'customer experience'.
Good: sleek, smooth and good operating system
Bad: screen jolts to the side- messes up, the lock screen is sometimes doesnt respond.
Comment: this is my third nokia lumia 800, i had to keep sending it back because it kept messing up, overall the phone is brilliant, however it does have a few minor setbacks:)
Good: OS, Looks, SatNav, Social Network Integration
Bad: Not sure yet
Comment: Just had a test drive a few times. Since the first touch, it was apparent I felt the the speed of OS. Nice screen, sleek home page layout., and the size of the handset as it fits really well. There are always issues if you compare one against another. I wanted a decent smart phone with touch screen with a fair price. I do mean fair price because smart phones are so so expensive nowadays and believed over-priced. This Nokia is a decent phone, with a decent OS and does a lot of jobs what other market leaders do. Yes I agree, apps are limited. I am not worried about that as there will surely be more soon. Now within a month of phone being launched, many more apps already out in the market place as per the tech news. I have to wait so long to find the best alternative to iPhone (so expensive), HTC (never liked the build & quality although I like Android) & Samsung (still not cheap). After all, this is the one I want.
Good: OS, Screen
Comment: I guess it will end up be a Marmite type of thing when it come to the OS (nearly all the negatives in this review are due to the prescriptions of MS BTW), you either love it or hate it. I love it. It is fun but brilliant in design. I have moved from an IPhone (via BB Bold 9900 - we all make mistakes) and I really recommend this if your primary use of your phone is messaging and social networking. If not, wait 6 months for the app selection to grow and new handsets to arrive.
Comment: good phone, easy to use, few lock ups and freezes but then switch off and on again, then back good as new....
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