Excerpt: It was yet another Saturday and I was out with my friends. Everything was fine until I dropped my Nokia3310 phone on the ground and the display broke, fortunately a friend of mine gave his Ericsson GA628 to me for FREE a couple of months ago. I changed simcard and once again had a mobilephone of my own.
Pros: Cheap, the simcard and battery are easy to change .
Cons: Too big to fit your pocket, the worthless display and it's too difficult to use .
Excerpt: written on 13.06.01 by andycharger View comments I was the proud owner of a Nokia 3210 until 6 weeks ago when I had my phone stolen. Gone was the lovely shiny phone and its SIM card. Being a VODAPHONE customer, I thought it would be easy to get back on the air. I was wrong. Firstly I ordered a new SIM. It turned up in a couple of days. I then tried to find an old phone to use it with. I tried an actual Vodaphone phone that was being used as a pay as you go type.
Cons: Battery life, sound quality, size,weight, shall I go on?
Excerpt: I bought an ericsson mobile phone about 2 years ago, and as I didn't know quite what to expect, I was surprised to find out that it meets my needs almost perfectly. Almost is the operative word there.When I first used the phone it was perfect but as time has gone by things have changed, not always for the better I must add.
Pros: Takes a long time for the battery to go flat
Excerpt: I bought my mobile phone so that friends and family could get intouch with me easily and if there was a need i hasd to make an emergency call this made it alot easier. The positive thing about it is taht it is easy to use and read the text. This kind of product is suitable to anyone in need of a mobile phone. In My opinion the Ericsson is the most efficient phone i have found myself using. I would recommend it to everyone.
Excerpt: The ericsson GA628 was The first mobile I ever owned, and it will always hold some sentimental value in my heart. I brought this phone about two years ago when it had just been released, to most of the other mobiles about at the time, it was by far one of the best. The phone itself looks very dull in comparison to say the nokia 3210, but then again you get what you pay for.
Pros: Cheap and chearful/long battery life for old phone
Excerpt: This handset isn't as big as it looks, the main part of the phone is slightly smaller than a Nokia 5110, and the aerial a bit longer, but it is the styling (square) that makes it look bigger. The display is a one-line, 12 character jobbie, and when you miss a call the whole number won't fit in. Another thing that narks me is the ring volume adjustment, when you put the volume up it rings at the volume you set, which can be embarassing.
Pros: Smallish, reliable, dropable(the battery comes off, but it still works)
Excerpt: You can tell this is an extremly cheap phone, just by looking at it. i got mine free with the coca cola offer, but i soon realised how bad it was.it has the lowest battery standby time ive seen (54 hours), and only 195 minutes of talktime.it only has one line of display as well. It does at least have sms messaging. It also has quite good sound quality, and you can change the front covers if want to pay money for it.
Excerpt: The GA628 was my first mobile phone and whilst it was very popular at the time, in today's market it does not have a place. The "stubby" aerial is a nuisance and makes placing in a pocket difficult. I have also found that the aerial is fairly easy to break and the replacement is costly. The one line display is very annoying, especially when writing/reading text messages. I have also found that the reception on this phone is very bad.
Cons: One line display, poor reception, bad aerial design
Excerpt: Now not a current phone, the GA628 was for a long time the only free phone offered by Cellnet and Vodafone. Solid as a tank, with its achilles heel being it's aerial, it nevertheless did the job. However it was infuriating to use in terms of the menu system and for writing SMS messages. Reception was good with it, and it was robust, apart from the aerial. Single band is was also only ever an entry level phone, and the battery life was about two and a half days at most.
Cons: Limited features, poor display, short battery life
Excerpt: i have had my ga 628 for about a year and have always found it a good reliable phone mine is fitted with a high capacity battery (obtained from tandy for £15) 1200mh and will last the best part of a week on one charge i liked it so much when my father said he wanted a mobile i said get a ga 628 like mine, so i managed to get him one for £20 from yahoo auctions.
Pros: difficult to lose, longevity (with 1000 - 1200 mh) high cap battery