Some Nokia N8/C7 phones plagued by display problems

Some Nokia N8/C7 phones plagued by display problems

The Nokia N8 might be the company's flagship, but problems with the handset have plagued the company since it's launch and they seem to continue as a tweet by Russian tech analyst Eldar Murtazin quotes an internal Nokia service bulletin revealing that phones made in December were “produced with faulty displays.” The issue also affects the more affordable Nokia C7 model, which might be coming on T-Mobile as the Nokia Tiger, and will require a complete replace of screens.



The Finns plan on selling 150 million Symbian handsets in the coming years before they make the switch to the Windows Phone platform for higher-end products, but the manufacturing issues could hamper the company's efforts. Currently, Nokia is still the world's biggest cell phone maker, but its footprint is mostly outside the United States. It aims to increase its U.S. presence and most recently advertised the N8 during the Oscars despite it not being available subsidized on any carrier in the States. Currently, the 12-megapixel camera phone can be had for $329 through Dell's website.



source: Twitter


Some Nokia N8/C7 phones plagued by display problems

Related phones

N8
  • Display 3.5" 360 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1200 mAh(5.83h 3G talk time)
C7
  • Display 3.5" 360 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1200 mAh(5.30h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. sf unregistered

And Mr Murtazin wasn't supposed to be interested in Nokia anymore... Just wait what negative he will say about the upcoming Nokia WP7 phones.

2. Gopichand Pai unregistered

I bought my phone during Christmas 2010 and display stopped responding within a week. I got it fixed by Nokia care... So looks like it is a mass issue rather than once off.. - Gopichand Pai

3. gregory unregistered

,,So looks like it is a mass issue rather than once off" ...of course -mass because you was touched by this problem :)

4. luis_lopez_351

Posts: 951; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

i want the tiger!!! its going to be the best texting phone with the best qwerty next to the G2 or the Upcoming HTC Merge

5. luis_lopez_351

Posts: 951; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

oops my bad i was thinking of the E7 xD

6. saduna unregistered

I purchased C-7 in February last month, i too found this display issue since i purchased it. even the same issue was found in my friend's N8, after two weeks of use he sold it & purchased Samsung Galaxy S. I am too planning to buy galaxy s, its awesome.

8. mike unregistered

yea, right...

7. Leo unregistered

I don't have this screen problem since i bought my phone last October 2010 after the phone was finally announced to be released and made available.

9. saduna unregistered

Its not like that, if u want to check whether the display is defective or not, just press menu button while your device is in power saver mode & you will notice the half upper portion the analog clock will be purple or lightly pink. this is what i noticed in four devices of my friends. I am die hard fan of nokia/symbian too, i am not against, just to inform.

10. Porchezhian unregistered

My n8 also have this issue........i got replacement from nokia that one also have the same display problem.....

11. Av8rboi unregistered

Hey guys nokia is really doing nothing about the display issue. Nokia care points don't have "defect free displays" and they are replacing the screens with the defective displays again and again. if you want to have some information about the issue, please watch this video.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ12M0hGjKk

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