All About Symbian - Nokia (S60) and Sony Ericsson (UIQ) smartphones unwrapped

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Old 13-05-2006, 10:33 PM
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black looks better

Hello, I'm a newbie here. Had a good look through the threads before deciding to go with a n80 on orange. 49 quid on a new contract, Nice

Unfortunately only available in silver. Anyone know where i could get a black front fascia from to swap over? I've sent a request to Nokia and will let anyone know of the response if i get one. Also put a request on ebay.

Any ideas for possibilties much appreciated. thanks

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Old 14-05-2006, 09:29 PM
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All personal preference but I think the black and silver are equally nice phones. How is the Orange customisation on the phone? Is it really butchered ala N70?
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Old 14-05-2006, 10:13 PM
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looking further into the n80 forum you will come across a post about disassembling the n80 with a link to a place you can buy the cover.

http://mobile.brando.com.hk/HousingN80.php
They seem to only show the silver casing, but you might want to ask them.

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Old 15-05-2006, 05:27 PM
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Thanks for the suggestions, Nokia don't sell direct to customers apparently, so no joy there. Have sent message to one of their outlets.

Also sent a request to Mobile@brando.com.hk

Jay3GSM : Will let you know about the homescreen stuff when the phone arrives. Its coming tomorrow now. If its bad, i'll get it flashed at a nokia service center, like someone did for their n70.

I've heard rumours it may be turn offable on the n80. Hope so.

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Old 15-05-2006, 05:58 PM
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I have Pre Order My N80
I want the Phone Colour don't matter with me.

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Old 15-05-2006, 10:14 PM
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hi Vicky, obviously the functionality of the phone is of paramount importance, i just think if i have the option i'd rather have the black version. I'm just trying to see if anyone knows if its possible to get a diff fascia. I also like taking things to bits

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Old 17-05-2006, 04:46 PM
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well i was wrong the silver looks ok.

can't say the orange stuff is too bad. Have removed annoying icons from the screen by disabling active standby. tools-settings-phone-stand by mode- deselect active

alll the internet stuff is through orange internet, but i'd expect that

not sure what else they have messed with as i've nothing to compare with
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