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# 39682 17-Aug-2009 22:04
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hello there im looking at getting the nokia 6120 and would like some advice i love to text but the button's look really small is it hard to text with?

what are some of the pros and cons of this phone should i buy it?

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  # 247954 17-Aug-2009 22:20
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Commodore: hello there im looking at getting the nokia 6120 and would like some advice i love to text but the button's look really small is it hard to text with?

what are some of the pros and cons of this phone should i buy it?



Initially it is a little hard, but you get used to it in no time (as with most phones I guess).


It's a very nice phone - very responsive and easy to navigate. My only gripe really is that the battery sometimes discharges really quickly and at the same time the phone overheats, but this may just be isolated to my handset. I've been meaning to get Telecom to send it away but haven't got around to it yet.


I definitely recommend this phone.

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  # 247957 17-Aug-2009 22:36
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scooby101:
Commodore: hello there im looking at getting the nokia 6120 and would like some advice i love to text but the button's look really small is it hard to text with?

what are some of the pros and cons of this phone should i buy it?



Initially it is a little hard, but you get used to it in no time (as with most phones I guess).


It's a very nice phone - very responsive and easy to navigate. My only gripe really is that the battery sometimes discharges really quickly and at the same time the phone overheats, but this may just be isolated to my handset. I've been meaning to get Telecom to send it away but haven't got around to it yet.


I definitely recommend this phone.


I've had the heating up and battery draining problem too - it's probably a bug in the firmware.  Seems to happen occasionally after data usage - happened twice so far in the 2 months of owning the phone.

My main gripe is that I often accidentally hit the red end call/close button instead of C(lear) when I'm typing a message and this immediately closes the text message without any confirmation.  The message you were working on is not lost however, it's stored in the drafts mailbox - just a minor pain to go back to.

Otherwise though it's pretty much the cheapest S60 phone around - at least for XT.  I actually replaced my far more functional but slower E65 with it and haven't regretted it.

 
 
 
 




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  # 247958 17-Aug-2009 22:37
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thank you bro for your replay



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  # 247959 17-Aug-2009 22:38
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you see i have the samsung w531 at the moment man it's a deam to text with the buttons are nice and big but it's time for a change

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  # 247964 17-Aug-2009 22:56
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i had one for a couple of weeks, thought the same looking at the buttons, but got used to it quickly.

Good phone, can do alot. mobile Internet is awesome. But it wasn't good enough, just like my new iphone.



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  # 247967 17-Aug-2009 23:12
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wow man if the iphone isn't good what will be. so how do you rate the phone out of 10

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  # 247989 18-Aug-2009 07:18
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USER friendly phone .. easy to navigate .. easy to text .. i use it for both vodafone and telecom .. 8.5/10 ..




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  # 247991 18-Aug-2009 07:37
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I picked up the 3120 Classic and was pleasantly surprised. It works much better and faster than I expected and I've managed to customize it so that _all_ the right things are in the right places. The email features are great. The buttons are easy to use, though don't feel quite as nice as my old Nokia 6235i.

That said, the 3120 Classic camera is unimpressive. It's an S40 phone and can't open word documents and the such and so far the battery isn't as long lasting as my old Nokia (which of course wasn't running eMail and 3G all day).

I'm not sure what kind of phone you're after, but if it's just a prepaid texter then throw this one in the ring, it's slimmer than the 6120 and will save a few dollars.

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  # 247996 18-Aug-2009 08:14
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just if you do have a Nokia 6120 and finding the battery is draining somewhat, ensure that you close all apps when in standby. If you're not sure go to the menu and it will have a little circle beside an application icon that is still being used. Ensuring I did this removed my battery usage and seemed to prolong it's charge :)

If you're looking for larger keys for texting there is the Telecom R7 but I haven't used this personally to comment on it's usability.

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  # 248010 18-Aug-2009 08:51
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akia: just if you do have a Nokia 6120 and finding the battery is draining somewhat, ensure that you close all apps when in standby. If you're not sure go to the menu and it will have a little circle beside an application icon that is still being used. Ensuring I did this removed my battery usage and seemed to prolong it's charge :)

If you're looking for larger keys for texting there is the Telecom R7 but I haven't used this personally to comment on it's usability.



Doesn't appear to be related to anything the phone is doing at the time, just appears to be random. I have noticed on one occasion though that during the discharging the signal display had flicked to 3.5g, indicating that a data connection was active - don't know if this was anything to do with it?


P.s. a wee trick for the 6120 to manage which apps are currently open is to hold the menu button down from the standby screen. From the popup menu you can hit 'C' to close too - easy as Smile

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  # 248018 18-Aug-2009 09:17
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Fantastic handset.

I have huge hands, and find it easy to text with.

Probably the best value for money smartphone money can buy.

In my experience, the battery life has been nothing short of excellent.

Buy it. Today.









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  # 248265 18-Aug-2009 17:31
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thanks every one for your feedback Based on what yous have told me i got the phone today it's on the charge im just wondering do i need to leave it off while charging or can i play with it?

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  # 248303 18-Aug-2009 19:35
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I'm 99% sure you can play with it.



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  # 248315 18-Aug-2009 19:59
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i got it on and charging but now im waiting for the dam thing to connect the the xt network my old phone is cut off now but my new phone is cut off also i hope i don't get a call out

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  # 248320 18-Aug-2009 20:09
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i love this smartphone. Have it for 18months now and everything is solid as new.

bettery life is small while on 3G but GSM only gives you a 4-5 days of texting and 10-15mins a day of calling.

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