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Topic # 4255 23-Jun-2005 21:29
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Think I will skip the 6255......

http://www.nokia-asia.com/nokia/0,8764,74933,00.html





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Reply # 15937 23-Jun-2005 21:41
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there's always something better just around the corner...
:-)

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Reply # 15938 23-Jun-2005 21:45
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So exactly what will this phone do in Q4 that my GSM K750i doesn't do today? Anything?





 
 
 
 


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Reply # 15939 23-Jun-2005 22:08
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well, the nokia takes a SD card
and has a better screen.
it's also a cdma, so you'll get faster data than you can on a gsm.

other than that...... your bluetooth implementatin is probably better (nobody "gets" like bluetooth ericsson does) - and your GSM phone is a smaller size.

anything else?

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Reply # 15940 23-Jun-2005 22:18
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Who mentioned your KX250 anyway??? (or whatever it is)

The Nokia has a larger screen (in terms of pixels)
The Nokia is a smaller phone
The Nokia is a lighter phone
The Nokia will do around 3 - 4 x faster data nationwide (CDMA 1x vs GPRS)
The Nokia will give you 1000 txts 7 days a week for $10 monthly

Thats the advantages in Q4 that you dont have now.




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Reply # 15941 23-Jun-2005 22:33
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I mentioned my phone?

That screen on the nokia looks great, otherwise the nokia is actually bigger and heavier (ever so marginally).

I'm already invested in memory stick and don't plan to use mobile data heavily until Q1 so those points are moot for me right now :)





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Reply # 15949 24-Jun-2005 07:49
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I was just looking at specs online :-)

Still waiting for my Sanyo 5600 to arrive :-(

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Reply # 15950 24-Jun-2005 08:34
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mike - you have a fairly recent and topline phone right now - not much point upgrading to the cdma nokia unless you're unhappy with your telco. The nokia is an upgrade, but only marginally so, and there's the whole phone number change problem.

now, if you had a slightly older T610 or 630, it would be worth looking at this nokia, but it's just as worthwhile looking at newer vodafones, if you don't mind the slower data speeds.


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Reply # 15961 24-Jun-2005 11:37
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Reply # 15965 24-Jun-2005 14:21
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Going by the link use in the first post I would say that the phone will make the Asian market, but is it to be released here?
Very few phones make it to the New Zealand market so don't get to excited yet.
But still if there was ever a phone we at Geekzone could test for Telecom then this would be it, lets start a roll call of those willing to test the phone.....

I'm in.

Hey disenchanted, when you upgrade to the 5600 don't forget I'm in a 4920 when you come to flick off your 7400, smile.

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Reply # 15967 24-Jun-2005 14:30
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oh poor you.

would you like half a kilo of lego instead of your 4920?

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Reply # 15969 24-Jun-2005 14:34
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oh oggie.. you poor thing. what horrible person gave you that phone?
we should start collecting donations to get oggie a better cellphone.

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Reply # 15970 24-Jun-2005 14:37
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i have an N171 around here somewhere I think...




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Reply # 15989 25-Jun-2005 13:22
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thanks for the sound warning - had the stereo connected and turned up!!!!

and yes........


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Reply # 15990 25-Jun-2005 14:56
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sorry disenchanted - i didn't have my headphones connected - so didn't realise there was sound.

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