Although it is not as fast as the Symbian phones with 369 MHz processors, the N82 can not be referred as to "slow". The only times when it slows down is while opening and previewing a large image, which isn't a very easy task for any phone. Its speed is pretty good for a smartphone, especially when compared to its Windows Mobile rivals. We are also pleased with the quality of the sound during a call: emblematic for top-shelf  Nokia phones it is very good. The strength in both directions is sufficient, the voices are clear and pretty realistic with the only drawback being that they are slightly muffled .


Are you looking for a multimedia phone? You've been reading the right review then: the N82 will offer you everything you would expect. Its camera is top-notch, upgrading what the N95 offered with a real, powerful Xenon flash with excellent focus assistance. The rest of the multimedia (music, videos) is typical for the Symbian 9.2 in the N-series phones and is very good. Of course as in every phone there are some minor drawbacks, like the imperfect design and keyboard, or the sound through the speakers, but overall the N82 offers a lot, in pocket-friendly dimensions. In addition, it is a smartphone, which gives additional advantages over the rival 5-megapixel models, so we highly recommend it.


  • Excellent camera
  • Full-featured Symbian smartphone


  • Not attractive design
  • Battery could be more powerful

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