1. Satish Singh's Avatar
    Just saw the metallic copper coloured Nokia 8 and it looks unique and premium. That is how Lumia 950 would have looked if Nokia was in charge.
    Tom Snyder likes this.
    08-20-2017 02:22 PM
  2. Zachary Boddy's Avatar
    I don't necessarily think this is true. The Lumia 950 is, in fact, a Nokia design, just rebranded as a Microsoft phone. In fact, the only Microsoft phone that really shows any Microsoft DNA is the sadly under-utilized Lumia 650. All other Microsoft Lumia's started out under Nokia and were finished during the Nokia acquisition. If Nokia had been in charge entirely, the Lumia 950 could've possibly turned out differently, but who's to say it would've been for the better.
    As for the new Nokia 8, this is more a product of HMD than it is Nokia. Nokia okays the designs and has a heavy hand in the decision making process, but all the new Nokia phones are more HMD. They're good phones, but they're plagued with strange compromises that are keeping them from toppling the current smartphone kings, like performance issues, less-than-perfect camera experiences, and below-average displays.
    libra89 likes this.
    08-21-2017 02:33 PM
  3. GhostEchelon's Avatar
    I don't necessarily think this is true. The Lumia 950 is, in fact, a Nokia design, just rebranded as a Microsoft phone. In fact, the only Microsoft phone that really shows any Microsoft DNA is the sadly under-utilized Lumia 650. All other Microsoft Lumia's started out under Nokia and were finished during the Nokia acquisition. If Nokia had been in charge entirely, the Lumia 950 could've possibly turned out differently, but who's to say it would've been for the better.
    As for the new Nokia 8, this is more a product of HMD than it is Nokia. Nokia okays the designs and has a heavy hand in the decision making process, but all the new Nokia phones are more HMD. They're good phones, but they're plagued with strange compromises that are keeping them from toppling the current smartphone kings, like performance issues, less-than-perfect camera experiences, and below-average displays.
    You got that right. The OP Can say all he likes but you know I have my Lumia 950 in a case and man does the case make the phone look awesome. I just feel everyone has there taste of a design. Though it be nice to see Nokia in full swing of making Windows Mobile phones again and tablets. That just my opinion though.
    09-07-2017 10:07 AM
  4. Zachary Boddy's Avatar
    You got that right. The OP Can say all he likes but you know I have my Lumia 950 in a case and man does the case make the phone look awesome. I just feel everyone has there taste of a design. Though it be nice to see Nokia in full swing of making Windows Mobile phones again and tablets. That just my opinion though.
    However nice it would be, I don't think we'll ever see Nokia making their own phones again. From here on out, it's all HMD using Nokia branding.
    GhostEchelon likes this.
    09-08-2017 02:14 PM

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