Summary: I realize this model is a few years old, but I expected a lot more from this phone. Firstly and probably most importantly, the battery life is atrocious, and there's no low-battery warning at 20% or 10% as is typical with newer phones. So when it reaches that last 5%, it just dies. I guess my expectations were high because my previous phone was the Nokia 5310 Xpressmusic, which lasted me almost 4 years until it finally died. The 5310 is amazing by the way.
Summary: First, this is not a Chinese version as P.Suranyi stated in his review. The only difference is it has europian style power adapter. They solved this problem by adding USA/Europe/China adapter in a package. So there is no different between U.S. and Chinese version. Second, I was affreid to buy a phone and found out that it has Chinese fonts only. As soon I turned it on everything was on English. I ordered this phone for my brother who lives in Russia.
Excerpt: The Nokia 6500 Slide gets it power from a 900-mAh Li-Ion battery. When a procurer is not calling or receiving calls the battery could last for about 48 hours while in operating mode it takes 360 minutes. The battery could be change about 120 minutes for it to gain it original capacity. Bluetooth is also support by the device. The EDR-enabled version 2.0 is features in the Nokia 6500 Slide handset .
Excerpt: For me it is not something that would provide clear resolution especially when you forward your pictures to your laptop. It has a large 2.2″ QVGA screen in 16.7 million colors. It has bluetooth connectivity and it has 3G capability. This features are not novel either. There are optional microSD 2GB card, Nokia bluetooth headset BH-700. There is nothing new with the features except the scratch-free resistant stainless steel.
Excerpt: Nobody likes a polyphonic Nokia tone blaring from their pocket while they wonder whose phone was making that obnoxious noise. Otherwise, the keypad layout was good, buttons a good size even for stubby fat fingers to type fast, no issue of accidentally pressing buttons when it’s in my pocket, etc. Overall, I thought this was a fine phone, not the best I’ve used but certainly not the worst.
Excerpt: My mom was able to use this phone because of the large fonts, so if you need big letters, no need to worry. I have a little bit of difficulty when it comes to texting. I usually hold my phone in one hand and let the thumb do all the work. But the layout of this phone is that the keypad is way way low and my hand gets really flexed because it’s trying to get a good grip of this thin phone and at the same time press the [not-so-soft] keys of the keypad.
Excerpt: It is a nice looking and traditional-styled phone which provides good quality sound especially where the MP3 output is concerned. On the downside I think that the camera is very poor compared to other models for people like myself this is not an issue as I care little for all the whistles and bells, but for many people out there this is likely to be a serious disadvantage for an otherwise good quality and stylish phone.
Summary: Bought it couple weeks ago. Easy to use, simple menu can be change for individual taste. Easy to connect to PC and install games and applications. The only problem- doesn't play simbian applications only java, so beware. Had some problems with contact list when I got it, but it updated itself through PC and fixed the problem itself, which was nice. Fell once, still works not a scratch. So far I am happy with it.
Summary: This is a cool phone but be careful because Amazon will send you a Chinese version, not an English version like they have in the picture. I ordered from Amazon because I thought that they would not do this sort of bait and switch like you see on ebay. Unfortunately I was wrong to trust them.
Summary: Over the past decade I have been through half a dozen mobile phones. With a brief (and unsatisfactory) PANASONIC interlude, I have always gone NOKIA and did not regret it. My previous phone was NOKIA 6230i, a stylish working horse that, after three years of non-stop use, lately kept having ringer failure. I loved my phone and, although realized its time was up, did not want to have to familiarize myself with a whole different Menu SetUp.