The latest price of Nokia N80 was obtained on 21 Oct 2018.
The price is valid in all major cities of India including Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, NCR. Please check instructions at the specific stores for any deviation.
Nokia N80 - Expert Reviews
Nokia N80 was introduced with the second wave of N series by Nokia which supports GSM 3 G networks and carries a slider form factor and is shaped like a block that has long edges round it, making it comfortable to hold. With a size of 95 mm x 50 mm x 26 mm, this multimedia 3G smartphone weighs 134 grams and beneath the main screen, one will find an alpha-numeric keypad which can be slide down for use. In the front, there is a non-touch screen which is surrounded by a glossy frame and the rest of the phone's upper part is made up of matt silver plastic. The upper part of the front is occupied by a camera lens, meant for video calling, on the left corner, there is a light sensor which controls the backlighting and below the display you will find a set of functional keys that helps in using the device when the keypad is closed. When closed, the 5-way d-pad and main controls of Nokia N80 are still accessible, where below the normal softkeys and call keys you will find a dedicated menu key, a multimedia menu key, an edit key, and a C key. The multimedia key menu is simply an application that you can configure to give quick access to N80 functions by using d-pad direction shortcuts, which was the situation before Nokia introduced the Active Standby screen. There arouses no need to limit yourself to multimedia functions as it works for anything. Long-pressing the key from the standby screen will load the music player by default. Similarly, long pressing the camera shutter button on the right side of the device will load the camera. The camera itself is located on the back, with a flash and macro mode slider, and a memory card slot is located on the left side of the N80. The power button and infrared port are located on the top, and the mini power port and pop-port connector are located on the bottom of the device. The OVI store will help you in getting the best application for everything, right from travel to business to the latest games which gets more and more added day by day. These applications makes your life a bit better, bit easier and just a bit more fun. Along with these applications you will also find many great themes, ringtones and videos to suit your taste. You can download many applications from the OVI store free of cost and the you can also connect to your friends and colleagues circle wherever you are and at any time. All your work and personal emails are delivered to your home screen when you need them, so you that you can remain constantly up to date. The user can also access their accounts straight out of the box, including Yahoo Mail, Gmail, Windows Live Hotmail, Microsoft Outlook and much more and you can also get started with your free Ovi Mail account directly from your phone or computer.
Operating system and UI
Nokia N80 is running on Nokia Symbian OS with Series 60 UI of third generation which works very well on the phone and is quite fast, hence showing a nice performance increase in comparison to the previous second generation S60 user interface. With the screen of width 2.1 inch, Nokia N80 has a TFT display which provides a screen resolution of 352 x 416 pixels with a color depth of 256K colors. The screen shows up an amazing quality of display with the density of 259 pixels, thus making even the smallest point on the display clearly visible and differentiable. This smartphone is powered by 220 MHz Dual ARM 9 processor which is sufficient to carry the functioning of this device smoothly and the WAP2.0/xHTML browser helps in browsing the sites uninterruptedly. The main menu can be viewed either in matrix grid of 4 x 3 icons or in list view. If you choose the list view you will be able to see 5 items at a time and the device has an Offline mode which works as an Airplane mode which switches off the phone features of Nokia N80 but allowing the user to use the other possibilities of the device. The Offline mode can be used if you do not insert a SIM card in the phone. Another great feature of N80 is the voice recognition system which can be used both for dialing contacts and starting applications. It does not need your pre-recorded commands, in fact it handles most of the voice commands you give it and to start this voice application, you need to long press the right soft key. There is another interesting option in this phone where you can reject the call with SMS. It means that after you reject a call, the phone automatically sends a SMS to the caller, explaining why you have rejected his call, thus proving to be a useful option for you. The user can stay in touch with his family and friends in much easier way with the help of instant message chats on Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk and Microsoft Communicator Mobile and you can even switch between them with a single touch. With Nokia N80, you can move your contacts, messages, photos and more between your phone and computer to keep everything secure and up to date with the help of Nokia Suite on your computer which allows you to save on data transfer costs by downloading free street maps straight to your phone and you can also get the latest software and applications updates to make your phone even faster, smarter and easier to use.
Nokia N80 comes with Ovi Music application which provides you million of your favorite songs from new releases to old classics. Various formats for audio playback and recording are supportable over this smartphone such as MP3, AAC, WMA, M4A, and eAAC+ files to have seamless music playback and recording can be done in MP3 format. The videos are backed by 3GPP, MPEG4, Realplayer, H.264 and H.263 formats that allows the user to enjoy the full video on such an amazing screen. The smartphone provides access to FM radio along with visual radio option which enables the user to watch the live radio on this small yet nice quality display.
Nokia N80 comes with a 3.2 MP rear camera with LED flash which allows you to snapshot pictures in various modes such as user mode, portrait mode, landscape mode and sports mode along with white balance which helps you in getting a clear picture. This camera can also records videos in size 352 x 288 pixels at 15 frames per second. There is a secondary camera also in the front with VGA technology that enables you to have live video chats with your family and friends.
Nokia N80 permits you connectivity to Internet through EDGE and GPRS via 2G and 3G network, Wi-Fi and infrared port. You can be in the huge world of social networking sites at a superfast speed with good web connectivity.
Nokia N80 comes with an internal storage capacity of 40 MB with 64 MB of RAM which allows you to store n-number of phonebook records and call history. To save more data, you can expand the memory up to 2 GB with miniSD card slot that is hot swappable and includes 128 MB of card with the device.
Nokia N80 comes with many games which are pre-loaded in this device that makes you fill with fun and amazement. You can also download various games from the Internet and Ovi store also according to your choice and preference. The phone is also loaded with so many applications that can keep you busy all the time with the device.
The battery of Nokia N80 is not that much strong which can keep the phone alive for long time but this battery can carry your basic functions easily. It has Li-Ion 820 BL-5B standard battery which allows a talktime up to 3 hours only and a standby time up to 1920 hours.
Nokia N80 offers connectivity to GSM 2G and 2G networks only at a bandwidth of 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz and 2100 MHz respectively. The data transfer speed is 384 Kbps which is quite low according to the current scenario.
Nokia N80 is an old type of handset which is multimedia rich, 3G enabled, has secondary camera and an integrated music player. It also has a sharp screen, PIM functionality, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, but it has a bad side too, as it lacks carried backing, is very expensive according tot he features it holds and the performance is also very low while switching between the two application and also the battery is not that much strong as other smartphones are having such as Samsung Galaxy Y, HTC One V, Nokia Asha 202 and lots more handsets that have Android platform and can access more applications and features as compared to Nokia N80.