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Nokia 8 - Anyone got one?

Discussion in 'Computers and Technology' started by Punchy Bassett, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. Punchy Bassett

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    Need to buy a new phone the old Nexus 5 is on its last legs and I patently object to spending over a grand for a phone, been reading up on the Nokia 8's and seeing mostly positive reviews particularly around the pure Android aspect.

    Has anyone in Big Footy world got one and how are you finding it?
     

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    My Nexus 5 is so slow since the Oreo update I think..Pretty much over it now.
    Anyway, there is a way of rolling back to Anroid 7 via apk as I damn well want to eek ever single one of my $340 out of this Nexus.

    But yes. The Nokia phone did catch my eye..
     
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    Yeah mate. Using it as we speak. Very happy with it. Iv had it since November last year as I couldn't justify spending over a 1g on a phone. Bout this for $700 . There alot cheaper now :( .
    All going well. Fast enough. Feel good in the hand. Only bad thing is finding a good phone cover. There are heap of good ones for the iPhone's and galaxy . I got a $10 on eBay which is ok with out been great...
    The lay out of is smilar android phones..
    Battery life is A grade, that's one thing I really like.
    I would get another one if a Nokia brings a updated one. But will keep this for a couple years yet
     
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    got an iphonex recently, first ever mobile and it is mint. if you have the coin I would get that straight up.
     
  5. Punchy Bassett

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    Yeah I got mine for 530ish in the end just setting it up tonight coinciding with changing providers and loving it already!
     
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    Loving this phone pure android feels like my old Nexus and cost wise just over 500 can't argue!
     
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    It would be what I'd get if my current one died today (it's still going strong so I can't justify upgrading yet). The metal back is a great selling point for me, I'm not a fan of the recent trends of glass backs.

    $500 for a QHD display, SD 835, headphone jack, premium build and good camera is a very good deal.
     
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    Early days yet, but if it keeps going as well as it has been, I'll be sticking with Nokia's from now on!
     
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    $444 AUD for a 64gb unit on Android Enjoyed.
     
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    Guy at work just got one for 414 delivered
     
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    Hey Punchy, I've got the Nokia 7 Plus and I have to agree, they are a fantastic phone (I imagine the 8 is just as good).
    That Android One program is something HDM Global got so right.
     

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    Yeah I'm still loving mine have convinced work to start using them as well. As long as they stick in this path I'll be buying them from now on!
     
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    Well I ran over my Nokia 8 run over with a truck by mistake lol. I got a Oppo r11 given to me, the Nokia 8 wins hands down, Il keep the Oppo, for a few more months then straight back to the Nokia Il go. .. Are the Nokia 7.1 the newer versions?

    The only real bad thing with the Nokia is they don't have a real good Tradie phone cover like a Otter Box, like they do for the IPhone and Samsung's.
     
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    $350 on Catch.com.au.

    Might have to give this a try.
     
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    Something about Nokia being back on the scene warms the heart.

    A few of those old bad boys got me through high school. Specifically the 3210 and the 6230
     
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    I hope it comes with Snake.
     
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    Considering getting one to replace my Nexus 5X. Worth it?

    Possibly that or the Nokia 7.1 - which is the new mid-ranger but I like the smaller bezels, the rear fingerprint scanner, and the fact that it has Android One.
     
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    Do it you'll feel like you're still using your Nexus
     
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    Have a look at Oneplus 6 which have dropped a fair bit with the 6T launch. Closest thing you'll find to pure Android outside of Pixel.

    Had mine since June and absolutely love it.

    Only problem is you have to grey import, so warranty will be an issue..
     
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