Samsung i8510 INNOV8 review: Roaring V8 engine

09 December 2008
Samsung INNOV8 is back to our shop and quite ready to strut its stuff again. Not so long ago we saw it in heavy duty cameraphone action, it's now time to explore the whole package. And there's...

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  • Weeakness

i8510 is very good . its body is not strong.Because my phone is damage when it was fall 3 ft height...its motherboard is very weak

  • Samarth INNOV8 user

To people's queries:

@ OOOoooOOOooo: Yes, innov8 gathers some dust under the screen, we can get it cleaned at Samsung Service Centre,

@ ASAP: Innov8 doesn't suffer much lags, but radio is horribly laggy. Otherwise, its a speedy phone

@ Anonymous: INNOV8's zoom is pathetic. In video, even 2x zoom reduces the quality. And Image zoom is even bad.

@ Samsung lover: I have used this phone since 1.5 years, and I'm NOT satisfied... Please get any other reliable handset.

@ hpesoj: Yes, they're slightly low on durability, and paint quality too. Just maintain them good and they'll live...

@ Qasim: No, its not touchscreen, but its directional keys (Up, down, left, right) are touch enabled. You just have to "swipe" your finger above them, in any direction...

  • dynnil

I'm a proud owner of this phone.. though i don't really know this model until i went to the hp shop. Very user friendly. not that hard to learn. The pictures are great. The video is fantastic. got GPS, not to mention the 16G built-in memory. I'm glad I picked this one from my other option C905

  • Anonymous

HTC diamond 2 for instance, has a very useful and capable zoom. How about the INNOV8 ?

  • wlos

HUGE review, thanks!

  • hi

bahram, 06 Feb 2009hello I have battery problem with my I8510 anybody can help me?i... morethis phone sucks battery so one of the ways of preserving its life is by charging it only after it is completely drained the other way is by switching off dual mode.

  • OOoOoooO

i have noticed many ppl complaining about dust gathering under the screen. Is it true? If so, are there any ways of getting the dust out or do you need to change the entire screen?

  • ASAP

i am planning to buy either a gd900 or a i8510. i am leaning towards the i8510 bcause it has many cool features. May i know whether it is durable and does it suffer lag?

  • Samsung lover

may i know whether this phone is a good phone?

  • Anonymous

how do u save messages on to your sim?

  • Pope

i now have the inovv8 for more quit a while now, i can use emoticons when editing pictures and everything, but i think it's quit annoying i can NOT see emoticons in sms's. anyone knows how i can enable it ? i've been searching in the settings, but no luck so far..

  • ti

Qasim, 18 Apr 2009I have to ask, is this thing touchscreen?not a touchscreen mobile...wish that it is one...

  • Spoodge

Le_Chi, 24 Jan 2009The review state that it has "Stereo FM Radio with RDS", but als... moreFM transmitter is so you can play your music from your phone through your car stereo or your home sound system

  • no one

hey guyz can you use animated wallpaper for this phone?

  • Qasim

I have to ask, is this thing touchscreen?

  • Anonymous

Finally - it's coming out on '3' in the uk very soon..

  • chan

Innov8Info, 18 Mar 2009so far, there is no. sorry bro!!Thx so much brother Innov8Info !!! Then i decide to have a black!

  • Innov8Info

CHAN, 17 Mar 2009any bro know i8510 has silver version? publicated??so far, there is no. sorry bro!!

  • CHAN

any bro know i8510 has silver version? publicated??

  • shondell_lajato@yaho

my 8510 got a problem with the camera, the auto is ok but when i use the incandescent and others it is giving me error and i can't access them. should i need to update the software or is it a serious problem?