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Good: a good simple phone
Bad: camera isnt great
Comment: a great easy mobile for bussiness
Good: screen display
Bad: too much long,heavy and uncomfortable grip
Comment: it pinches the palm while holding
Good: battery life, solid, light,
Bad: slow i.e. picture navigation after taking photos, camera start up.
Comment: - when i drop it on the pavement - outside no damage, inside the speaker went off - had to replace it.
- hard to write sms/ emails
- hard navigation button
- sensitive, soft and cheap glass/plastic screen and back side- too many scratches in the short period
- no games
+ double menu
+ easy to navigate
+ long battery life
+ working well with gps + easy to download extra maps
Good: feels solid, thin
Bad: poor camera, slow processor
Comment: i've had it for a while and i like it..
Comment: good device
Good: Build quality, Battery life, Price, Navigation.
Bad: Only s60v3, not the most intuative user experience.
Comment: Had an N82 until it was borrowed without permission by a sticky fingered c*@^. (read : stolen)
Went around the shops trying many phones and here's my assessment of the market in Indonesia.
HTC - Cannot get here easily (pity).
Apple - Only 3Gs available here (at a crazy price).
Samsung - Tried the Galaxy S. Great screen, but think I'll drop it too often and it's a thief magnet.
Sony - Nice cameras, but never really liked them (owned 2 already).
Blackberry - The most popular phones here (inc. my wife). However, old tech, terrible battery life and a bit too chunky for the pocket.
Motorola - Hard to find.
So that just leaves Nokia for the major brands (UK consumers consider yourself fortunate).
N97 / N97 mini - Hmmm, overpriced, poor touchscreen and interface.
New models are too plasticy and driven by fashion rather than using the latest hardware / os.
So it was down to the E72 or E52.
E72 - Sadly the qwerty buttons are too small for my fingers. (same as my wife's E71)
So I bit the bullet and bought a E52 for less than us$230.
The E52 ticks most of my boxes - Tough, Great battery life, 3.5mm headphone jack, easy wi-fi use, and free navigation without the need to use data streaming.
I know it's not really the dogs, but it does make calls / sms / surfing / Facebook / play music etc... without shouting "look at me!" or "fanboy!".
Haven't had any of the serious problems other users are experiencing, and being quite old the firmware is now mature enough to have nearly all of the bugs ironed out.
Finally, it's slim and small enough to not look like I am "pleased to see to you" when it's in my pocket.
My only real gripe is the internet browser. So many button presses to do most tasks. (c'mon Nokia release an updated version)
CNET UK's review is just about right (as usual). Thanks guys and gals.
Good: The Phone ,sound quality ,reception,battery duration,design
Bad: evene the 3 megapixel camera is not bad
Comment: Very Good phone , long battery duration, high quality voice calls,easy to use, good for messaging, ITS VERY GOOD FOR MESSAGING, not like touchscreens,good for work (handy camera)
give it a 9,5 points,the best phone i ever had
Good: The screen
Bad: Battery life, ergonomics, flimsy construction
Comment: Good: fantastic screen, high feature count, 3.5mm headphone jack, fast internet access.
Bad: astonishingly complex to do simple things (phone or text), very easy to delete a contact when making a call; appalling battery life - it will last for weeks if left in a drawer but light phone use with Bluetooth on will have it dead in 36 hours; although the buttons are most large they are at the same height and do not positively engage so it is very easy to switch to messaging in the middle of using the internet for example. Other Nokias with same layout are far more ergonomically sound. Within three months the battery cover falls off (and the battery falls out), and the key pad is partly dislodged; the surround by the mini-usb broke within days. The OS is slow and occasionally the phone freezes. Have given up with it.
Good: Style of the mobile
Bad: To many things to say but really good looking phone but just mucked up too much times
Comment: Mobile has poor lighting on the keys. always rebooting or switching off. memory always low after using wi-fi more problems then answers just wished i never bought it at all very disappoint at way software always crashes if not sms contacts if not camera, In short is not worth it sorry Nokia but its true.
Good: Full featured
Bad: May as well be made of paper
Comment: This is simply not built to the usual Nokia standard.
When compared to an E51 or a 6230i it just does not have the same build quality.
The two buttons either side of the toggle switch are just attached to some sort of soft glue and will com off if caught by a pocket thread they really are that flimsy.
I can’t believe Nokia are even making this very very fragile phone.
I was hoping for a replacement for the e51, 6230i and the legendary 6310i all fantastic solid fully featured nokia business phones.
So I’m incredibly disappointed it makes an iphone look rugged.
Nokia could do much better I’m returning this one regardless of the features it just won't last I wouldn’t recommend it even at ½ the price.
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