Summary: I got this phone to replace an aging Nokia 6085. That phone was still strong but was 2G only and voice coverage was becoming spotty b/c AT&T isn't supporting that network anymore. I have a couple extra BL-5C batteries so I narrowed my search to the 6263 and the 6333 since they both are 3G and use the same battery (convenient for trips). The 6263 looked like it had been only slightly changed from the 6085 and was $20 less than the 6333, so I went with it.
Summary: This is a solid, high-quality, basic flip phone. I bought it for my husband, to replace his old Samsung. We didn't expect — or want — a lot of bells and whistles; and it met our expectations perfectly.
Excerpt: The newest nokia to come out has everything a tech savvy person needs. Why just use your phone to talk and txt. Gamers can game online or not and parents and grandparents can take pics and videos of our adorable munchkins. And if you want to im while your away you got it with icq msn yahoo and aol. not enough you say? try the mp3 with buttons on the front or attach a bluetooth device (single earpiece or the new headphones for great stereo mp3 playback).
The Nokia 6263 is the worst phone I have ever owned.
9 September 2012
Excerpt: I have T Mobile and originally had a moterolla phone. The phone died on me and Tmobile discontinued this phone and they recommended this Nokia phone. I accepted and from the first day I received this phone I have hated it. First I will give you the good. It has a wonderful camera, takes great pictures. It also does have some cool features. Now, here is the bad. This phone has no talk life.
Excerpt: I'm a self-proclaimed low-tech phone user. I rarely use my phone to text; I don't have data plan and don't use my cell to go online. However, I do use my Nokia 6263 as my primary phone line; I dropped my landline about a year ago. I've used this phone for over a year and for my purposes, it's perfect.
My Nokia cell phone simplifies my life and keeps me in touch.
9 September 2012
Excerpt: It is loaded with features like a calendar, a stop watch, an alarm clock, fun games, music, instant messaging, call logs, Email and web searching, a camera that takes both still photos and videos and more! I love my Nokia!
Excerpt: Recently, I finally traded up to a smartphone, so I've retired my Nokia 6263, but I found it to be sturdy and generally easy to use. I'm sorry for the problems that the other user had; I feel for you! I'm not sure what led to the difficulty. In my case, however, this phone was very useful. As you mention, it has a great camera, especially for a phone this size, and it takes video. It's really easy to send picture and video messages.