Nokia is not a god (only the Almighty should be spelt with a capital "G") but their market sales is by far the most dominant. Believe it or not Nokia sales are higher this year than last year...now tell me, could mediocrity boost their sales for 2007 ? Think about that one my friend.
Now, you do make a good point, the Nokia phones of yesterday had longer battery life. However, the technologies have changed and these technologies are power hungry. Not to mention that most of the older phones were monochrome (black & white). It would be silly to compare a monochrome phone with these newer colour phones even though some colour phones have a surprisingly long battery life.
My previous phone which I still have and still love, the Nokia 6230, had a very good battery life and in terms of technology that phone is still on par to an extent with many newer phones. The 6230 battery would last a very long time. It could last up to a full business week (or maybe more) if I didn't use the multimedia features. The 6230 has a 65k screen. Now, the higher the colour, the more power the phone demands.
Most new Sony Ericsson phones have a 256k screen and as you say battery life is good. The Nokia 6300 has a 16.7 million colour screen so it's more demanding than any Sony Ericsson phone. My friend, before you criticise, you should first get a Sony Ericsson 16.7M colour screen (whenever they finally produce one) and then compare it with a Nokia with a 16.7M colour screen. The results may surprise you. As it is right now, DO NOT compare a lower colour screen power consumption to a higher colour screen power demand.
4GB microSD is compatible with 6300 Providing it has the NEW Firmware !
does anyone know if the 4GB microsd memory card is compatiable with this phone? also i have hardly any complaints with my hungarian model, the only slight problem i have is that sometimes when i make a call or connect to the internet it reboots itself which is a bit annoying other wise its excellent!!
hmmz, i got it off the charger this morning at 6 o clock and now at 16;00 the bar is still full, so at this tempo i could have 3 days or maybe more who knows, which will do for me, also want to add i made quite some phonecalls today, so maybe it has to do with the fact that the battery has to be charged maybe 3 times before it actually is getting power out of it.
I live in europe, can I make phonecalls in lets say US or Australia or Asia, because it has only triband?
has anyone had an overheating prob with this phone when you are speaking on it x
if beauty and style matters to you , if you want to have a cell-phone you could be proud of ,if you want to write sms easily, if you want to have a nice , i mean very very nice screen on your phone,if you want it fast,if you want a light and not bulky phone,if you want to listen to music and enjoy it and if you don't want to get bored with your phone, don't hesitate.this is it! perfect,10 out of 10.you're gonna love it.but if you want a camera phone,if you want to record decent videos , if you want a long lasting battery phone or a symbian based one , never go near to it,its camera is embarressing,it really sucks !
I dont want to put u down , yeah u made some solid comments I appreciate that, But accept the facts, the battery life oF SE is phenomenal when u compare it with the nokia .Older nokia sets had strong batetried now they dont.
BTW am no fan of any specific company , SE has their faults .
But nokia is not the God
I own this phone. It is an excellent phone for those who dont want a profession camera. Nokia should of included a flash, as the pictures when dark are of very poor quality. All other N6300 features are excellent, considering the outright price! I would suggest purchasing this phone if you are the kind of person who wants an excellent music player, completly customizable phone & at such a thin schmick look. Cheers.
hi, does anyone have any probs sending pictures on there phone? i cant send any don't know whats wrong.
786 how are you my friend ?
I'm enjoying my 6300. See I finally got it, I wanted it more than anything else for this year and I got it...straight from England.
How's your 6233 ?
Yes it makes a difference if you only charged once for 12 hours. You should charge it overnight for the first, second and up to a third time (even though it is said 2 times is fine).
The first day I got my 6300 I put it to charge over night. The phone finished charging after about 3 hours BUT as you know you should leave it plugged in overnight so it can do a behind-the-scene charge. After the battery indicator showed full, sometime after that, I held the phone in my hand admiring it and the charger slipped out accidentally. I was a bit sad but I plugged it right back in and the battery indicator showed signs of charging being done again. About 10 minutes after the battery showed full again...after that I plugged it out once more and plugged it right back it, I thought, this may do it more good than harm. Once again it showed battery full within 10 mins. and I plugged it out and replugged it in one more time. Afterwhich, I left it charging in the background for the rest of the night.
On the first use I played with the phone a lot. I used it non-stop from the moment I turned it on. I did just about everything you could think of from viewing photos, watching 'MP4' videos to playing games. I used the phone continuously until the battery died. I got 7 1/2 hours worth of continuous use out of the Nokia 6300 battery which many people complain about being weak and running out after 5 hours. That was only the very first charge and I got 7 1/2 hours out of it!
After the battery died I went back to charging it for 24 hours once again. Once I again I played with it until it ran out again and when it did, I charged it one last time for 24 hours.
I have no complaints about the battery. It sickens me to see people complain about this battery.
People who are considering this phone, make sure you get a HUNGARIAN model and get firmware revision version 5.00. I'm sure you will have the same great experience that I have.
Other than all that, this phone is powerful and many people don't realise that.
One feature I'm eager to try is the PICTBRIDGE and BLUETOOTH PRINTING...a wired and wireless way of printing photos and other stuff without the need of a PC.
I DON'T regret buying this phone and I'm sure many others out there doesn't and the potential buyers won't either.
As Nokia says, it's simply beautiful and beautifully simply. I couldn't say it any better myself!
i bought this phone as a replacement to my d900 that i broke. it is quite good for the value . one problem it gets overheated i think cause they put like a aluminium ,metal back cover which conducts heat energy making the phone overheat.
nokia is number 1 in sales so all you sony ericsson fans and fans of other manufacturers are wasting you time putting down nokia!
edit: i only charged once for 12 hours, does this make any difference?
my phone is completely dead right now, it made 1 day exactly, i am not a liar, i am gonna get this to the shop and will have the battery and the cherger checked. I hope there is something wrong with the battery, otherwise i am gonna look on ebay for better replacement battery, ridiculous.
To OJ: I am not particularly an se fan, although i must say they do make solid devices, se is known for his wonderful battery performance, my k800 was the prove, i did internet, downloading, played games, changed themes, made phonecalls, took pictures and still it would made at least 3 days before it died!!
6300: only buy it if you dont use any feature on it, only for calling or receiving calls, otherwise you will regret it like me, if you think battery performance is important, otherwise buy it.