OESF | ELSI | pdaXrom | OpenZaurus | Zaurus Themes | Community Links | Ibiblio

IPB

Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )

> Successor Of The N800
Dr Cruces
post Jul 11 2007, 12:53 AM
Post #1





Group: Members
Posts: 5
Joined: 4-July 06
Member No.: 10,315



This would seem like an ok replacement for the zaurus.

http://www.engadget.com/2007/07/10/is-this...the-nokia-n800/
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
 
Start new topic
Replies
rickh
post Jul 11 2007, 12:17 PM
Post #2





Group: Members
Posts: 143
Joined: 19-August 04
Member No.: 4,336



As an N800 user, I say "yuck". The camera on the N800, while currently pretty useless, is much better as an adjustable camera, rather than fixed as in the picture. Secondly, why on earth would they put the D-pad on the slider keyboard itself? Much better to put it on the the outer shell as both the N770 and the N800 currently have it. I actually don't mind the slider keyboard as a concept.

R.
==
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
MP2100
post Jul 12 2007, 10:22 AM
Post #3





Group: Members
Posts: 6
Joined: 27-July 06
Member No.: 10,543



QUOTE(rickh @ Jul 11 2007, 04:17 PM)
As an N800 user, I say "yuck".  The camera on the N800, while currently pretty useless, is much better as an adjustable camera, rather than fixed as in the picture. Secondly, why on earth would they put the D-pad on the slider keyboard itself?  Much better to put it on the the outer shell as both the N770 and the N800 currently have it.  I actually don't mind the slider keyboard as a concept.

R.
==
*


Hey, rickh, how do you feel about the full screen touch-screen keyboard on your N800? I'm considering the N800 now that it has skype, but wondered about text input. I'm a touch typist and the idea intrigues me. I love the clamshell keyboard on my 860, compared to my sl5500.

Allen
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
rickh
post Jul 12 2007, 12:52 PM
Post #4





Group: Members
Posts: 143
Joined: 19-August 04
Member No.: 4,336



QUOTE(MP2100 @ Jul 12 2007, 06:22 PM)
Hey, rickh, how do you feel about the full screen touch-screen keyboard on your N800?  I'm considering the N800 now that it has skype, but wondered about text input.  I'm a touch typist and the idea intrigues me.  I love the clamshell keyboard on my 860, compared to my sl5500.

Allen
*

For an on-screen thumb board, it's not bad and works well for small amounts of text input, but I wouldn't use any kind of on-screen input for anything serious, whether it were a Zaurus, an N800 or any of the UMPCs coming out. For serious input I bought a bluetooth keyboard that works nicely. It folds up to the same size eas the N800 and is pocketable.

Do you have a Nokia store near you? If so, I'd encourage you to walk in and try one out. I had looked at both the 770 and the 800 for months online and it wasn't until I actually had one in my hands and played with it that I was convinced enough to buy one. I'm not at all dissapointed, BTW. It's a good little unit and well worth the price in my opinion.

R.
==
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post

Posts in this topic


Reply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:

 



RSS Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 23rd November 2014 - 09:24 PM