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Nokia 6230

As part of my migration from AT&T Wireless to Cingular, I had to get a new phone. I ended up getting the Nokia 6230. While I will miss the qwerty keyboard on my Nokia 6800 or 6820, this phone is the shiznit, at least for this type of phone.

Here’s what I like, in no particular order.

  • It’s fast. The UI is fast. The EDGE is fast (it’s Class 10, which means it can theoretically hit the 200k range).
  • It plays MP3s, which are stored on the included MMC card. Needs a bigger MMC, though. Decent quality sound.
  • It does MP3 ringtones.
  • Camera is better than the 6820 (can do 640×480). Not only that, you can crop pictures from the phone itself.
  • The browser does a better job of rendering HTML. I did mention this phone was faster, right?
  • FM Radio. Useful at times. Needs the headset connected.
  • Streaming video, though I need to test it somehow.

At least it will hold me over until I can get my hands on a Nokia 6630.


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