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Topic # 6755 21-Feb-2006 13:49
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i am thinking about bying me a sanyo 5600 i like the look of it and all. it's just i have herd people say that it has bad talk time and if you use the mp3 player it doesn't last long is this ture is this sanyo 5600 good or not? tell me what yous think please

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Reply # 29000 21-Feb-2006 14:11
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the mp3 player function uses up battery (just like an iPod does), so thats why it would not last long doing that with it.

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you may also find that with a high spec phone with a large screen, big backlight and stuff, that for the first month or two you probably end up playing with it - a lot. Which would cause more battery drain that when you have settled into a routine with it.

Which people have you heard say it has bad talk time?




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Reply # 29003 21-Feb-2006 14:36
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I used one for work for sometime and i cant say that it annoyed me at all. I could get through a daay or two without a charge with moderate use.

From memory the mp3 player wasnt to bad on battery life either.




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Reply # 29073 22-Feb-2006 11:14

The Mp3's playing through the head phones use less juice than pipping them through the speaker.

The 5600 is good but I hear the 9000 is better - louder sounds, higher price.

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Reply # 29074 22-Feb-2006 11:20
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Does the 9000 also have a 1GB miniSD? just curious.




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Reply # 29075 22-Feb-2006 11:36

both the 5600 and 9000 come with the 1gb mini-sd
pity the 6265 doesnt

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Reply # 29197 23-Feb-2006 11:48

Yes.
And last I looked it was about $100 dearer than the 5600.

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Reply # 29246 24-Feb-2006 09:57
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I have to agree with TonyHughes

Having just got a Sanyo 5600 myself I find I am playing with it a lot and that is draining the bat.
I have tried to leave it alone for a while and have found that the bat will last.
As for talk time I haven't a clue as I mostly text.
The phone has grate features but I am disappointed that I can't asign MP3s as ring tones without having to convert them with Wavepad. What I am after is a Turkey ringtone for my sister but can't find one.
I like it's looks and the camera is a good quality.
The video is a bit crappy but you can see it well enough.
Draw Backs??
The cost of customising your phone.
$4.95 per true tone is a bit much.
What I would like to see is telecom offer 5 free ring tones with the cost of the phone.
If you can learn to use Wavepad to convert MP3s to your own ring tones then you have one over on the company. I have got close with a ringtone playing a little but then crapping out.
It takes time to learn to drive all of the features but it is fun doing so.
It all comes down to what you want the phone for and weather you are going to use all of it's features.
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Reply # 29345 25-Feb-2006 19:12
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it was the lady at orb the telecom place in blenheim that told me i just didn't want to by in to something if it's not good. so all in all is it a good phone?

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Reply # 29363 26-Feb-2006 08:17
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all in all, I find the Sanyo 5600 a nice phone to look at, and use
The fact that it has features I may never use, Like p2t, is beside the point.

In short, yes, the phone is good




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Reply # 29376 26-Feb-2006 15:05
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thank you very much that's all i wanted to no :)

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