I updated my Nokia E52 firmware today. The update was very smooth and no data seems to have been lost. This is however one of the first good things I’ve discovered about this mobile.
I switched from my old N95 8GB because it was starting to mess up, dying and rebooting on it’s own, plus loosing contact with the SIM-card, which is something I can’t have when I’m on 24-hr duty, so I looked around, and decided to go for a Nokia E52, which was advertized as a no-nonsense, slim, long battery life, business mobile.
Slim is true, long battery life also, no-nonsense is absolutely nonsense, and business? well, apparently businesspeople don’t listen to podcasts, since that feature isn’t available. Business-men also don’t like to surf, since the mobile dies if a page contains more than ~2,5 MB of text/photos… Business? Well, apparently business-men shouldn’t have more than 1 e-mail account, since what happened to me when I hooked up both my exchange account and my gmail-account was that the memory flooded itself within a few days, which prompted me to make 3 factory resets until I gave up, and decided to only use the exchange-account.
This new update was made available just some days ago, and Nokia hasn’t said what they’ve fixed, so I’ll just take a wild chance and install it, and hope that some of the things they fixed are the things I’ve been having problems with. Meanwhile it’s very tempting to give my old N95 some love and care, and maybe get it going well enough to trust with making calls? If that could happen I would switch back in a second…
On a side-note; I don’t see my mobile as a replacement for a camera, but the camera in the N95 totally kicks *ss compared to the E52. The N95 is 5MP, auto-focus, quite good even in low-light, and sharp in daylight and macro, while the E52 only has one camera-setting, and thats; grainy, pixly, blurry