Excerpt: The Nokia 6220 Classic might share its name with a much older Nokia phone but things have moved on and it's definitely no oldie. Boasting GPS and a 5-megapixel camera, this is a serious phone on paper but we wanted to see if it delivered in the real world. What we like It might look like a humble phone but the 6220 packs almost as many features as the Nokia N95. There's a 5-megapixel camera with xenon flash, auto focus and Carl Zeiss optics.
Conclusion: This so called ‘mid-range’ smartphone is bursting with marquee features – shame about the looks that are more workmanlike than a Labour exchange.
Pros: With a five-megapixel snapper, a terrific Xenon flash, built-in GPS for satnav, rapido HSDPA download speeds and DVD-like VGA-quality video capture facilities, the 6220 Classic is so crammed with features we can almost forgive its typically boring Nokia design. We were blown away by the super-sharp pictures the camera took, especially as this mobile brazenly flaunts some features you'd find on a proper compact camera, such as autofocus. Even videos of our dog trying t...
Cons: Wi-Fi and support for N-Gage gaming have gone AWOL, while the smallish 2.2-inch screen means the 6220 satnav skills are best suited to walking rather than in car. It's also got that traditional Nokia look to it. That's not good by the way.
Excerpt: The Nokia 6220 Classic banks on its camera strength and GPS presence to compete in the league of other high-end smartphones. What else has Nokia packed in to ensure this phone remains relevant? Find out here.
Excerpt: The 6220 is not a brand new handset in case you're wondering. It has been around for a little while now. With all the new handsets tumbling off the assembly line, I'm sure it's a bit difficult to keep track of what’s new and what’s not. I am speaking, of course, to the average mobile consumer and not the hardcore mobile maniac who keeps track of such things. So if you happen to be in the market for a new handset, this is a great place to get your answer.
Excerpt: The Nokia 6220 classic isn't one of those phones that immediately catches the eye and gets pulses racing. It's a fairly ordinary looking mobile, with a functional rather than flash typically Nokia design.