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laffen Posts: > 500

This thread is for W550 and W600 reviews only. Feel free to post your W550 or W600 experience here. “Irrelevant” remarks will be deleted without notice. And it is up to the moderators to define irrelevant. The intention is to start one single review thread for each new model. Feel free to start other threads in the Review forum.

Comments about the reviews should be posted in other threads.

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[ This Message was edited by: laffen on 2005-12-12 09:40 ]
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Posted: 2005-12-12 03:22:03
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gelfen Posts: > 500

nice review laffen

my brief comments as follows:

it's actually my wife's phone, but from my experience so far it's a good little handset. sound quality is surprisingly good and loud, camera is reasonable, look and feel is quite solid and sturdy. i personally prefer the orange casing which has a nice tactile sensation to it compared with the metallic white one. UI so far seems stable and intuitive.

the swivel motion is smooth and easy without being loose, with a satisfying click in place at each locking point. i find the keypad quite easy to use although others with fat fingers may disagree.
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Posted: 2005-12-12 04:40:44
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shyam335 Posts: > 500

Good review laffen,
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W900i, T688 and T680 will also have NetFront installed.


pardon my ignorance,what phones are T688 and T680.

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Posted: 2005-12-12 04:49:43
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jcwhite_uk Posts: > 500

"W550 and W660 user reviews"
Dont you mean W600i not W660i?
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Posted: 2005-12-12 10:21:09
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laffen Posts: > 500

@jcwhite_uk
I mean W600. It was very late when I posted this yesterday
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Posted: 2005-12-12 10:41:21
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JK Posts: > 500

I personally dont like the way the swivel works, if opened, the screens on top and the buttons are facing up its right but if you close it its upside down and the you have to turn it around again....

Hope you understand....

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Posted: 2005-12-12 12:26:31
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Sammy_boy Posts: > 500

Well, I've just got a brand new W550i after renewing my contract! Strange having a phone with nothing on the call timers, and not having to take a T6 screwdriver to it!

First impressions - great phone. Taken a couple of quick photos using my S700i and the W550i for comparison, will post them when I have a bit more time (should really get some lunch and go to work!)

Sizewise, it's about the same as a Samsung D500 and slightly smaller than the S700i. It seems to hold an excellent signal too! One little thing I've found so far is that when you go into the service tests on the phone, it wouldn't test the speaker or loudspeaker, it kept throwing you back to the service test menu. Also, the photo light test didn't work, though these work absolutely fine on the phone!

Also having some trouble getting AAC/M4a files to run on the phone, but that's a different thread!

I like the phone, nice, clear bright screen, some nice touches and improvements (like the clock in standby mode, which you didn't get on the S700i). Haven't had chance for a proper play, will post some more thoughts then (and when I have a little more time!)
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Posted: 2005-12-13 13:16:42
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mckvakk Posts: 283

@Laffen
Just one thing.. The W600i will be on sale here too


[ This Message was edited by: mckvakk on 2005-12-13 15:50 ]
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Posted: 2005-12-13 16:48:44
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urnotx Posts: 45


just bought the phone last weekend...it's great!
so far so good...have not yet encountered any bugs/errors.

the only thing that i don't like is...you can't
change the display panel cover!
(need extra care to avoid scratches)


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Posted: 2005-12-13 17:26:53
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vanquish Posts: > 500

Its a very solid and sturdy phone.

Screen not as good as K750/W800, sound a tad saturated. I also had a bit of a muffled ear piece when i owned one.
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Posted: 2005-12-14 14:29:13
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