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I just bought this phone yesterday in Hong Kong for HKD288 (USD37) as a spare phone after sending my smartphone to service.

The battery for my Nokia 101 is BL-5C 1020mAh 3.7V 3.8Wh. It's said to have standby time for over 32 days!

The choice of languages for UI includes English/Traditional Chinese/Simiplified Chinese.

The dual SIM works great for calls and sms.

Voice/Ring tone are reasonably loud and clear. Love it.

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  • 2011-11-07 05:47
  • bJXD
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for u to avoid restarts or bug problems if u are lazy about the tips just replace your battery to BL-5C or other....

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  • 2011-11-07 03:55
  • t751
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hello users...
please give us detailed information about your hands-on experience with nokia 101 :) salamat!

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  • 2011-11-07 03:42
  • sxtc
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> In reply to cplover @ 2011-11-06 15:24 from t75P - click to readReplace your batteries to bl-5c / bl-5j.
if you are in the Philippines price should be around P500 / P800.

Cheers!

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  • 2011-11-07 03:40
  • sxtc
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> In reply to HongKong @ 2011-11-06 12:06 from G{R6 - click to readhi,

really? the loudspeaker turns on before or after you answer the call? did you check if there's a setting for automatic loudspeaker turn on/off?
even the new unit has the same problem. was it the same color? then there must be something wrong with the software.
i hope fw update will be released really soon.

thanks for your comment..

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  • 2011-11-07 03:37
  • sxtc
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this phone is excellent but the battery BL-5Cb is very sensitive because it is only 700 mah so tips in avoiding restarts avoid draining the battery power because of battery low.. it affects the power of the battery charge it if the battery low warning is in 5th to 6th warning ok... gudluck .. guys God bless..:)

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  • 2011-11-06 15:24
  • t75P
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nokia 101 is really a phone for dual sim users i just bought it and decided to keep the 2 other phones am using,very portable,user friendly and a great companion for music lovers.

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  • 2011-11-06 15:02
  • ftVi
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> In reply to Jett @ 2011-10-25 13:34 from sxuX - click to readNokia 101- My phone hv problems with the loundspeaker (i exchanged with a new phone and still hv same problems)
It made in china
The color is black (grey)

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  • 2011-11-06 12:06
  • G{R6
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> In reply to Billu @ 2011-10-31 23:28 from 5F{E - click to readI hv same problem on the speakerphone on by it self twice. I came back to the store and exchange with a new phone and i still hv problems with the new phone.

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  • 2011-11-06 11:54
  • G{R6
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Hi guys i am planning 2 buy dis phone ... s der any problem while v make a call in dis phone which was in 1661??? Like can v able to hear the voice at d other end clearly n can dey hear r voice clearly ??? because i am using 1661 in tat callers at d other end cant hear our voice loudly ??? can any 1 help it out ???

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  • 2011-11-06 06:51
  • utG1
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Purchased the mobile today only ... im loving it ... although i hv another mobile also nokia 6300 which is also awesome phone and i hv purchased this nokia 101 as second phone but i hv started liking this phone more than earlier one .. i went to the nokia shop to buy some other mobile but when i saw this one displaying as demo .. i asked for this one .. this is really a good phone .. i cannot say about dual sim feature as im using only one sim....

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  • 2011-11-05 18:23
  • bCic
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> In reply to Mauragon @ 2011-11-04 07:51 from i4P@ - click to readhei buddy,
what up! Thanks to those infos..

yeah, same here. looking fw to firmware update. i really hope nokia will take care of the bugs that 101 has now, and release the fw update really soon, better yet update the newly manufactured units.

i was at the mall yesterday, surprisingly 101 is a best seller.. NOKIA, I BELIEVE THAT"S ENOUGH REASON TO NOT LET US DOWN.. i my self am a big fan :D
i just hope i will get a good unit. lol!
don't want hassles at all!
cheers Nokia!!! :)

planning to use a 4gb mc. would you know any difference between SD and SDHC except from memory capacity?
maybe i'll go for sandisk.

about the other bug you said you discovered, can you confirm about it now buddy?
what if it's just to store the message (or another draft folder/outbox) but does not automatically resend the text.?
so the message is ought to be sent manually then later.?

message no. don't matter at all, but it's a plus if they add it.

:)

btw, are you from Bicol?

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  • 2011-11-05 09:35
  • sxt2
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> In reply to Jett @ 2011-11-01 11:38 from sxta - click to readSure. I'm looking forward to a software update if this really solves the problem.

I use a Kingston 2GB MicroSD (not SDHC) don't have much mp3s.

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  • 2011-11-04 07:51
  • i4P@
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I'm using a 2GB Kingston MicroSD card.

I haven't tried to put in a 16GB class 4 since I don't have that much mp3s and I want to make use of my extra 2GB memory card.

It's like gambling as to where to get a unit that will not restart.

I already had my 101 sent to Nokia Care twice and the diagnostics came ok. I just can't figure out why it restarts.

One more bug I discovered is that the send later messages wasn't sent at all. will do further testing.

One wish I would like to have is the message number in the Inbox / Sent Items / Drafts Folders.

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  • 2011-11-04 07:48
  • i4P@
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Does it support asian language ? For quality i believe on Nokia.

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  • 2011-11-03 19:10
  • u44R
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> In reply to Mantu @ 2011-11-01 20:41 from fCFA - click to readwat about msging??????????????

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  • 2011-11-02 15:05
  • u78h
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im a nokia fan. dont buy this fone! its a waste of money.. now im using it with 1 sim only, becoz dual sim function is just a gimik.. my worst fone ever! restarting over n over n over again..

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  • 2011-11-02 07:36
  • 3YYI
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> In reply to Mack @ 2011-10-14 18:37 from t7AV - click to readgreat! no problems at all? where did you get yours? what's you memory capacity?

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  • 2011-11-02 04:25
  • sxuX
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Its truely a nice phone.. I have bought it.. Its good for music lovers.. Battery backup is excellent..........

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  • 2011-11-01 20:41
  • fCFA
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hi frnds, is it really good for chating?????

how many msgs can we store in this ???
i will use 200+ per day

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  • 2011-11-01 19:30
  • u78M
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