Summary: A rare foray into flip phones for the giant Finnish manufacturer, the Nokia 6131 is a solid quad band GSM handset that thrives on good design and a great user interface but lacks in the battery department. With a plethora of multimedia features backed by an external memory card slot, the 6131 can double as an excellent mp3 player with the addition of a few add-on accessories.
Excerpt: Nokia ignored the clamshell segment for a while ,so they introduced the new 6131 to compete with Korean products While Motorola and Samsung streaked ahead with their fashion models, Nokia was generally more focused towards its highly successful candy-bar range.The manufacturer has tried to create a solution that would be different from Korean models in terms of functionality and design.The main color of the phone is black but there are three additional color solutions -...
Conclusion: Ahhh not since the days of the teenage ninja mutant turtles has a sweeter shell been seen in the Lordpercy offices. But the 90's were back as the Nokia 6131 in it's clamshell joined us on test.
Excerpt: With a soft touch finish and fairly impressive specification sheet, Jin had high hopes for the Nokia 6131 in this MobileBurn review, though the end verdict was somewhat mixed. Read on for all the details.
Summary: Someone may consider that we’re trying to make an elephant out
of a fly, and within these 7 pages we were only talking nonsense.
You can look from another point of view too, no one can deny the
fact that Nokia 6131 is the first phone that has no protective glass.
A unique experience of Nokia 6131 will be interesting for all market,
since up till now we haven’t seen models that lacked protective
Excerpt: Though Nokia has been a bit unsuccessful with the clam-shell design of mobiles, the Nokia 6131 has definitely paved the way for betterment. Though one may not really call it ‘slim’ in the crowd of sleek Motorola and Samsung phones, Nokia 6131 definitely doles out an impressive design and an appreciable performance. It has an external display screen, a 1.3 MP camera, stunning internal screen display, etc. It is available in four colors - Black, White, Red and Sand.
Summary: The Nokia 6131 is easy to use due to its large keys and bright screen. With an expandable microSD slot, storage isn't a problem and communicating with other devices is also made easy by the Bluetooth, EDGE, infrared and GPRS connectivity.
Pros: Large keys on keypad, Bright screen, Expandable microSD slot
Cons: Lack of bundled microSD card, Occasionally quiet audio on calls, Small font on main screen, Potential problems with the spring-loaded hinge
Summary: An extensive feature set including a 1.3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth, microSD storage, and a screen that supports 16 million colours, is implemented on Nokia's elegant 6131 flip phone.
Pros: Vibrant 16.7 million \"true colour\" main display, Internal aerial and stylish slim design for business-use, Large internal keypad for ease of use, Great e-mail support, microSD expandable memory
Cons: Like most Nokia phones, no USB cable is included in the box, Flip mechanism can be a little touchy, Lack off 3G features