Excellent voice quality
Excellent radio module quality (= communications with operator's base station) can keep contact with network even with poor network conditions, although poor network conditions increase power consumption.
Excellent AT command support.
Phone supports talking while charging, with no disturbing sounds due to switch-mode power supply in the charger unit.
Unfortunately, this site fails to list supported GSM frequencies.
To my knowledge:
Supports GSM 900/1800 MHz
Unclear if supported network includes E-GSM or not.
After 16 years, replacement battery may be difficult to find.
bad phone cell , i buy new one but can't call every one , after connecting indicated , then off .....maaaaan
bad reception comes of a burnt ic. and or overheated crystal after ca 150 hour talktime
Anonymous, 03 Jun 2012R320 is cool had two back in 2001. They died with in months. Probably because of moistt from r... moreThe first releases had an unreliable transmitter that sometimes overheated and died. I had one back in 2002, but I got rid of because the battery was bad
R320 is cool had two back in 2001. They died with in months. Probably because of moistt from rainy days?
Got myself a third just for fun, this autumn (2011) having a T28 too, the battery and even the antenna can be changed between T228 and R320!
A sad true,, phones from around 2000 were more prone to die from being used a rainy day than todays phones.
Superb phone. I bought it in 2012. Looks futuristic, design is a state of art. The back of the mobile it's made of metal
djkcx, 16 Dec 2011Just bought one of these off eBay for 99p plus 5.50 shipping. The sc version, mint and in the ... moreJust bought one of these from ebay in mint condition for £7.00!! It's the sc version for the Chinese market but once you put your SIM card in it'll change to your language. Remember it's 2000 technology and advanced for that year too. It can't compete with today's phones on media features but it'll beat them for call quality in poor signal areas, especially on networks using 400MHz for better indoor reception as it had an external aerial and a socket for connecting a vehicle mounted aerial. You won't find a better made, more robust phone and despite being an older design it is still attractive to have on display, a real conversation starter. You can be another iphone or Galaxy S2 user and that's ok but if you need a phone that's just different and superior for signal reception then get one, you won't regret it. Plenty of unused new boxed models from the Chinese market now available from Western ebay traders or direct from the Far East. Batteries too are plentiful, if not the original manufacturer's but buy from a reputable retailer and don't expect quality from dirt cheap ones, pay a bit more and enjoy the reliability. Well worth having one at decent prices.
Just bought one of these off eBay for 99p plus 5.50 shipping. The sc version, mint and in the box, with sealed manuals and belt clip. An absolute bargain. Got it for my mum, she loves it. I think I may get myself one, may even start collecting retro Ericsson, they made great phones prior to Sony.
An excellent phone without a doubt. Nowadays most if not all phones have built in antennas on the basis that most subscribers will be in cities or urban areas where there'll be sufficient coverage. However this isn't the case out in the countryside where signals can be hard to receive and if an emergency occurs no signal means no help! The 320s has an external aerial plus the option to connect to a vehicle mounted phone antenna. If for no other reason it's worth having one in the car as an emergency phone. They won't be around for ever and once they've gone they've gone!
Probably the best mobile phone ever made !!!
Quality feel, audio is superb, holds onto the signal better than most and is easy to use.
Battery life also very good.
The Mercedes of mobiles.
It was my first real phone! The best design ever, even the antenae. :)