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Good: Everything from screen to it's functions.
Bad: Battery life was not as good as my previous phone.
Comment: The phone is very solid and feels great. The mix of glass and metal makes the cellphone look very good. The UI is as good as ever and I love it. I have used Android, Windows Mobile, and iOS all feel sluggish in menus, that was not the case with the Symbian^3 UI which is amazingly fast. Sure the store might feel like it is lacking but the features and all the functionality it offers from it's Quad band 3g and amazing connectivity more than makes up for it. Andriod and Apple fanboys can gripe all they want about this phone but truth is none of them have accually used it. I have never had the phone hang or restart or any battery problems. Best phone I have owned.
Good: not alot!!!
Comment: Nokia C7 is the Worst phone i have ever owned, can't use when out in cold as screen just freezes and won't let me call, send text etc which it pointless when i have to wait until i'm indoors again and its warmer to use my phone, trying to get internet not good either i get more timed out that connections and some of the apps do not work, sad day when i gave up my old phone for this one.
Good: super screen awesome fm transmitter slim and sleek responsive not resisitive
Bad: i am afraid about other user reviews some say about their sets are restarting and hanging
Comment: I dont know what the android phones has to boast about
symbian S^3 not so bad for a user like me
why are you keeping on hating nokia phones just because of its symbian os
C7 is packed with many features worth its cost
this similar features are not available in other phones of comparable cost
go on nokia haters keep hating nokia.............
Comment: You can still use the OVI maps withpout any datapackage. It will directely connects with satellite. For that you just delet the datapackage setting from the
After that it will show connection failed but if you have updated your maps using OVI Suite you can use it oofline.
Bad: Power supply not acceptable. Completely dead for last two days.
Comment: So bad. Not getting power through any resources after getting discharged.
Go for Any Android based phone, cheaper with better quality.
Comment: I have used Nokia phones for a good few years now, and my previous phone was the 'impressive-at-the-time' Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. The C7 is broadly better than the 5800, mostly due to the updated operating system, the AMOLED screen, and the music player.
There are a few unusual downsides to this phone, however.
Firstly, in the applications provided with the phone, the very handy unit converter has vanished. I've seen people who say that you can download one for free off the OVI store, but, the only ones available require a Internet-browsing tariff. This will become familiar to you if you use this phone: a lot of the applications INSIST on connection via one of the paid O2 internet services.
This becomes particularly tiresome on the new version of OVI maps (and, sadly, the very good Google Maps application). No matter how hard you try (change all the settings to offline mode, and WLAN only if you want), it'll STILL continue to demand a network to connect to. On the 5800, this wasn't the case: you used to be able to use the GPS and the sat nav without incurring any data charges or connecting to the internet.
On the plus side, this phone is at least compatible with BBC's Iplayer application (with which the only 1 year old Nokia X6 ISN'T supported, much to my chagrin). The 5800 was also very good with BBC Iplayer. I'm yet to test if I can access ITV player or 4OD.
The 3 (yes, 3) home screens that it comes with as default, are pretty much redundant, unless you prefer all your menu icons displayed on the home screens rather than in yoiur menu function. I think Nokia have attempted a 'Iphone-type' set up here, but with so few applications available for this phone, it's all a bit empty.
I got this phone free on a Â£15-a-month tarrif, so, like the 5800 before it, it represents excellent value for money, if you are a Nokia user. If you've already swapped to an Android phone, stick with what you know!
Comment: mmm comparison C7 sound good
Comment: I just bought my Nokia C7. I am very excited on my new phone and can't wait to install good software to my C7. I would need a recorder software desperately. You can find me at http://www.NokiaC7Forum.com. You are welcome to send me 100% workable software for C7.
Good: Ovi Maps, Quality apps, Video capture, multimedia, connectivity
Bad: few apps, photo capture, occasional hangs that nag.
Comment: not for everyone. physical styling great, widgets and look of OS great. feels great in the hand/pocket.
camera is awful for photos, but the fixed focus makes perfect sense at 720p video capture and video results are stunning. depends if you film or photo. if you photo DON'T bother. i film. i'm happy.
connectivity is best i've had on a phone. call quality excellent. once swype installed, it's a pleasure to input text. how did i survive without? this is why i leave the HTC at home, to be honest. would have a galaxy i9000 but icky plastic feels horrible in hand, smears all greasy.
divx/xvid great out the box, for the pie rates amongst you, the tour rents will work. i buy my films, personally. like playing games? DON'T BOTHER WITH C7!!
i'm sporty, and the sports tracker app is great. dorian great for eBOOKS. great music player.
day to day living with the phone is a pleasure. NOKIA maps reception in the UK is unparalleled. better than Tom Tom imho, way more efficient and speedy that google maps. central london a doddle, down to suffolk and up to the forest of dean are where i've used it so far. tracked all comfortably.
cycling with Sports Tracker is brilliant.
Comment: The sooner Nokia dump their failed symbian platform for Android, the better. Nokia used to make great devices, but they've lost the high-end market because, once being a bastion for great design, they've become a relic of the stone age and refused to evolve. It's too late to enter the smartphone market with a new Operating system. Developers have settled with iOS and Android.
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