Nokia C6 Unlocked GSM Phone QWERTY Side-Sliding Touchscreen

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Nokia C6 Unlocked GSM Phone with Easy E-mail Setup, Side-Sliding Touchscreen, QWERTY, 5 MP Camera, and Free Ovi Maps Navigation (Black)

  • Unlocked quad-band GSM cell phone compatible with 850/900/1800/1900 frequencies and US/International 3G compatibility via 850/900/1900/2100 UMTS/HSDPA plus GPRS/EDGE capabilities
  • 3G-enabled messaging phone with 3.2-inch touchscreen, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, and quick access to messaging, e-mail, and social networks
  • 5-megapixel camera/camcorder; Bluetooth stereo music; microSD memory expansion to 16 GB; GPS with free Ovi Maps Navigation voice-guided directions
  • Up to 5 hours of 3G talk time, up to 384 hours (16 days) of standby time; released in July, 2010
  • What’s in the Box: handset, rechargeable battery, compact travel charger, 2 GB microSD memory card stereo headset, connectivity cable

Benefits

Taking notes while listening to a conversation.

Buying Questions

  • Does the cell phone ear piece stay on your head?
  • How easy is it to use?

Constantly stay in the loop and in the know with all of your closest family and friends with the Nokia C6. This sleek, stylish device features an impressive touchscreen display that slides back to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard for easy typing and messaging. With a customizable home screen and easy access to messaging on the go, the Nokia C6 stands out as a convenient, fun-to-use device designed to help you stay connected with everyone in your life. Get your hands on the large 3.2-inch HD touchsc

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3 Responses to “Nokia C6 Unlocked GSM Phone QWERTY Side-Sliding Touchscreen

  • Review by Kingmonkey

    UPDATE: HAD THIS PHONE FOR A FEW WEEKS NOW, THE “WHITE SCREEN” BETWEEN SWITCHING SCREENS, ETC IS GETTING ANNOYING NOW, FOR $300+ OR SO I PAID FOR THIS PHONE I EXPECT A FASTER PROCESSOR. I AM CHANGING MY STARS FROM 4 TO 2; I WOULD NOT BUY THIS IF I KNEW HOW ANNOYINGLY THIS WHITE SCREEN WOULD BE.

    I am reviewing Nokia C6 here first since I had time to play with it, I will review the N900 soon in a bit under the N900 product site on Amazon (I reviewed the N900 on 10/13/10 so look for it under my “Kingmonkey” ID). The C6 . . . I couldn’t decide between Nokia N900 and C6 (did not want new N8 coming out end of September 2010 since there was no physical keyboard), so I bought both N900 and C6. Phones do not come with a case to hold, which is a disappointment considering how much each phone costs. For some reason Nokia only sells OEM cases for these phones to the European market, if you go to Amazon UK site or Nokia EU site you will see cases made for N900 and C6, so I had to go to Amazon UK site to order an OEM case for N900; the C6 on Nokia EU site has some nice ones but could not find them on Amazon UK and on Nokia EU site I cannot order them online being from the USA as you need to go to a retail location in Europe. Anyway got some generic case (more like a pouch) for the C6 from Amazon UK.

    The C6 is a nice looking, stylish phone, good size phone, not too thick or long at all, it’s fairly small and fits in your shirt pocket if you are a guy. Made of quality materials and feels like a quality product from the weight of the phone and also when you slide the keyboard out, it is stiff and not moving about. The top row keyboard key is a little close to the top half of the phone so when you type your thumb hits the top and gets in the way; not a deal breaker for me as I just learn to adapt. Those with bigger hands (fingers) may find the keyboard a little cramped but I wanted a smaller smart phone compared to the other ones out there such as Samsung Galaxy or Motorola Droid, so it is expected to be smaller overall as that is part of the appeal. Physically that was the only issue, again, Nokia is stylish, smart looking, and as always, love their Nokia ringtone theme. One last thing on the physical side, being a middle of the road phone (between N8 and lower end Nokia phones) it doe snot have al of the bells and whistles hence the lower price. One feature I wish it had, like the more higher end N900, is a camera lens cover, the camera is just exposed to dust, etc; the C6 does come with a factory “screen protector” and since this is a new phone and you can’t buy a screen protector just yet I suggest leaving it on to protect the screen, since after I set up the C6, the screen protector is scratched from my use of the phone (normal use with fingers swiping back and forth, mind you, I take care of my nice things, gently putting it down, wrapping it in napkin until my pouch comes in the mail, wash my hands and dry them, no lotion, before I handled my phone), so even with all of this the screen still gets scratched slightly if you look at it at an angle. Anyway will need to buy a screen protector when they are available and hopefully the one that came with it will last.

    On the software side, the 2GB microsd chip only holds the California map and voice navigation (street names + male voice both for US as two separate files); that’s about 2GB total. If you want all of US and other countries, need to buy a 16GB microsd but even with this not sure if it can hold all the maps as you will need to delete some still as some maps are several gigs(I think 16GB additional gigs is the limit the C6 can handle for a microsd card). I don’t travel a lot outside of California so it does the job and don’t need to buy a bigger sized microsd card for now, I can wait until I need it and by then the microsd card price will go down.

    The other major issue is I use Google calendar, right now you can use MS exchange to set up google mail, calendar and contacts but it imports ALL of my gmail contacts into my C6 even though I don’t actively keep in touch with all of them, I suppose you can choose to update only calendar and gmail and skip the contacts, don’t remember if this is an option. The calendar also only updates my main Calendar so others I created, including Holidays calendars, bill due date calendars, etc do NOT get imported. This was a deal breaker for me so I deleted this newly created/added gmail account and all of the contacts and email and calendar got deleted, which is what I wanted and it went back to how it was, being empty. By the way when you import this way, any contacts or information you had in the calendar gets overridden with the new import, so my one contact I created with a photo and all got overridden with the import. I had to reenter it. Anyway my workaround is to use instead of MS Exchange option on Nokia to add Google accounts like gmail and calendar.

  • Review by AA Misra

    This is my third Nokia phone and as usual I am very satisfied with this phone.I brought this phone when it had no reviews. Just after buying the phone, I saw some negative reviews after I purchased but still thought of giving it a try. I am happy I did not return it without trying it myself.

    The basic features of this phone are really great. It has excellent signal strength and sound clarity. Also touch screen works quite fast and it is very easy to use just like other Nokia phones. The only issue with the phone is the memory which is 2GB but can be extensible up to 16GB. If you use maps, your memory will get exhausted very fast. The camera and music players are also very good.

  • Review by j&b

    I am overall satisfied with this phone, Pros: I like the fact I can pop my operator SIM without jailbreaking/unlocking the phone – built in wifi, full bluetooth functionality, fm radio, and gps are very nice to have and enable many interesting apps and uses. Home screen panels let you put shortcuts and content all in one place. You can use it as a mobile hotspot with the JoikuSpot app. Ovisotre has a good amount of additional apps, and there are a lot of Symbian applications that can be installed from the PC or directly in the phone. The full qwerty keyboard is very nice and the battery life is good even with moderate to heavy browsing gps navigation. you can also carry a spare battery. the camera is good by smartphone camera standards.
    Cons: I have not been able to hook yahoo, hotmail or gmail account with the built in email program, I had to use a third party app called Emoze. Too bad the built in app can’t be used as a regular pop3 / imap client. The built in sms messaging app does not support threaded views, you’ll have to buy an additional app for that (ThreadSMS – at least it is cheap). You’ll want to replace the included 2Gb micro sd card (almost filled with OviMaps files) with a bigger 4Gb or 8Gb one if you are planning on uploading many music files / videos, etc. you cannot charge the phone via the usb port. The phone does not include a stylus, you can get the job done with your fingers or nails, but for some operations it would be nice to have the extra precision.
    In summary this is a nicely priced phone given the specs and features it has, and most shortcomings can be solved with additional apps, memory.

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