Here’s an unboxing and hands on video with the CBD Nokia C6-01. All the usual stuff with the box contents. Ear phones are just that – the standard Nokia ones (not the slightly nicer in-ear ones – though that’s a personal preference).
Seems that despite those remarkably long nails the C6 is still quite easy to use.
Apologies guys, this post became larger than anticipated.
It arrived yesterday and I wouldn’t have known it was at the package centre but for some reason I made scenic route and was rewarded with a parcel notification.
In short – for first impression:
The X3-02 is a brilliant handset – solidly built, brushed aluminium at the back, ultra compact with a ridiculously sensitive resistive touch screen display – almost like a capacitive one. A video above and gallery is included.
Box contents include:
- Manual and Ovi Leaflets
- Stereo headset
- BL-4S 860mAh battery
- Nokia X3-02
It’s very, very slim and fits perfectly in the hand. Having the N900 as a main device, x3-02 feels like I’m just holding the N900’s battery
Below: Alphanumeric text key layout with bottom row relocated on the right hand side. It does take a bit of getting used to but that you will. There’s a dedicated music button and messaging button. Pressing the music button brings up the music player controls in ANY menu.
The screen is QVGA 2.4″ and as mentioned, the most sensitive resistive display. Due to the touch screen, there are NO navigation buttons.
The right side with Volume Keys, Lock Button and corresponding button to unlock the back cover
Two buttons either side simultaneously pressed removes the back cover for access to the battery, SIM, memory card and wrist strap.
The brushed aluminium back cover. It has two asymmetrical stubs. These are often the parts that break off first but being metal, this should be less likely to happen.
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5. General Usability
Well, I haven’t really used it yet so I can’t comment on true usability. Just some instant impressions: Menu is pretty quick, apps open pretty much instantly. I have already synced my contacts over from N97 to X3 (though initially from N900- long story. Wish contact transfer could be a more painless affair. Perhaps the centralised Ovi Account – that never worked for me). Camera very basic – no camera button. Zoom in gallery is surprisingly smooth though the photos aren’t too great (then again will have to try this outdoors at day time)
I’ll come back to this in a few days or a week. Any questions, feel free to comment below.
BTW, (Nokia N8 coming soon for testing :D)
Video: The First Official Interactive Unboxing Of The Nokia N8 – and a jab at Steve Jobs, iPhone 4 Dropped calls and Flash enabled websites.
In this great use of YouTube’s annotation and redirection feature for videos, Nokia again creates an interactive set of videos. This time to unbox the Nokia N8. You have three unboxers to choose from and after the unboxing, you’ll get the chance for another look at the N8’s features individually.
The Into video is just amazing – look at all those Nokia N8 boxes. Dear Nokia – can I have, just maybe one please? hehe.
Oh Suzy – she’s like the grown up Dora the Explorer. The Spanish accent and that way she talks to you like you’re still 2 years old. “When you see the N8 on the screen, shoult, “Magnífico!”
The BLACK -dark grey one is calling me. “drool”. Oddly, when Ryan and Suzy talked about the capacitive stylus for the N8, I don’t know why they had to mention it for accuracy as opposed to using it for handwriting. Brenda does make a point about being able to use it during winter when you have to use gloves and capacitive screens don’t work. Hmm, what about capacitive gloves?
Also amusing in this series is the jabs at Steve Job’s mighty iPhone. This time for the call quality and Flash enabled (or lack of in iPhone) websites. They could have made another jab with having real multitasking. 😀
This unboxing is brought to us by 3BEPbEnokia of the Nokia X2 (surprisingly quite a good looking handset)
It’s in Russian – but it’s worth a watch anyway to see the box contents (very generic, decent in ear headphones supplied).
- 5MP Camera +LED Flash
- QVGA 20FPS video
- 111 x 47 x 13.3 mm, 82g
- 2.2″ QVGA
- 3.5mm AV connector
Here’s GSMARENA’s video unboxing of the Nokia C6, a budget version of the N97 mini (complete with N97 style homescreen) with 4 row, non-tilt slide QWERTY keyboard.
There’s no speaking during the video but you do get an interesting background song made up of phone vibrations.
Despite being S60 5th (S^1) and having ARM 11 434MHz processor, it looks pretty nippy. Look at how fast in switches from landscape to portrait and vice versa. Other operations are hindered more by the S^1 annoyances like inconsistent 1 vs 2 button presses. Photo browsing of larger files now seem to stutter as expectations are raised to buttery smooth zoom panning.
Carphone Warehouse UK still lists the Nokia C6 as coming soon
Nokia Shop has the C6 available for £289. But it’s worth noting buying from Nokia direct is more expensive. E.G. In the UK, the £79.99 Nokia C3 is listed as £119.00, so expect the C6 price to be much cheaper that what Nokia has listed.
- 3.2″ nHD
- 5MP Camera, LED flash,
- VGA video at 30FPS
- Lifetime navigation with Ovi Maps (3.4), A-GPS
- Nokia Messaging for emails
- 200MB internal memory, up to 16GB via micro SD (2GB in sales package)
- Mono speaker
Todd Hazelton from mobileburn unboxes and reviews the new T-Mobile Nokia E73 Mode (For USA)
- Slim, premium build
- Comfy QWERTY keyboard
- 5MP Camera with flash
- Homescreen/profile/phone Switch function between work and play (not new but T-Mob are helping Nokia point out their strengths)
Alternatively here’s a Nokia E73 review by Engadget. Video and Text.
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You might have seen an accessory or two with the orange N8 yesterday.
Here’s a look at the Black N8 with presumably its sales box, by the lucky guys at saudimac
Yes, I know Nokia call it “Dark Grey”.
It’s a minimalistic blue box, like the Booklet 3G packaging.
There you see the black N8 with 2mm pin charger (N8 can charge either way which is super!), stereo headset, Micro USB cable (can charge or data transfer), USB connector (for your memory sticks) and HDMI connector (for HD out!).
If you read the box, you’ll notice for some reason it says 32GB. It’s only supposed to have 16GB. I wonder what that’s about.
These look much nicer in black (than the white that seems to come with the orange N8)
It’s a very yellowy green…looks more gold than green…ah my eyes fail me.