maybe the latest firmware might have improved the mp3 sound a little. the time when i had this phone the mp3 sound was SO bad made me wonder why nokia can make phones with such mp3 quality. if u listens to it yourself, and u listens to other phones like SE, motorola, samsung, or nokia 6630/6230i/6681, u will understand how bad it sounds(i dont know about how much the latest firmware has improved it but i is referring to the past firmware i uses when there is the beep sound). SO, just because its a phone, is not an excuse. nowadays a phone can very well produce mp3 quality comparable to a standalone player, if it wants to.
the only nicer thing about this phone is its got a 1.23mp camera(provided u dont mind the picture loading speed)and it is a symbian. unless u dont care about the mp3 sounds at all, it is recommends not to get this phones.......thanks u
i am confused between nokia 3230 or nokia 6270. i am music freak and looking for good video recording. can u help me out? Thanx
Well I use Nokia 3230. It is quite OK. Sometimes restarts, mp3 volume is not great. It may be due to mono speakers but with stero headphones is it imporves, I still cannot add anything to GO TO unlike the older models, bit slow in processing, diffcult to operate with one hand!!.
Hi everyone. I want to buy a cell. I cannot decide between Nokia 6600 & 3230. Someone please help me decide, because everyone has only good things to say about 6600 on this site,and lot of negative comments on 3230. Should'nt 3230 be better as it is a "latest' model. Someone,do sthrow some light...Regards
hii...i want to know that what is the difference between 3230 and 3230i?????????????
hi all i'm using a 3230 set.Is there any way to listen stereo(mp3) effect in this mobile,i'm not satisfied with the mono performance.does updating the OS fixes this or it can't be helped.
nokia 3230 i got it before one month.i liked it very much because it provides me something great.it's shape is also too good that i cannot forget.
Hi, I was about to buy this phone and after reading the reviews i have decided not to buy. I thought of compromising on the design as the features the phone offered were tempting but thanks to your reviews... I am not buying it..
U can't get bigger thumbnail from the original phone feature. Get a program called FSCaller (preferably v3.03 and above coz the older version have lousy graphics) for fullscreen image display.
Can someone help me on this:
I've try to add thumbnail in contact name and when that person call me, the picture of the caller is too small,how to enlarge the picture?
Thats all...so far the phone run smoothly, only few days after i bought the phone it restart by itself, but now it's ok.
pls help me im face some problem...
im already download smartmovie
but now i wan to play video in rmvb format but i cant...
i know there r some software to convert but where can i find it? n how to use it?
n is it smartmovie only can play avi format?
pls help me... thanks!
Love this phone but not at when i saw it first. i don't favor it's design but the features are considerable on a low price symbian here in RP. those people saying it's a waste phone, i didn't agreed...
their phone acts like that because of their daily use without taking care of them. am i right? use the phone and take care of it. and for software problems there is one help for that, upgrade the firmware to a newer one it can fix it's difficulties right? but why when i used it, the unit doesn't show any problems even though i'm using it for a year since it was released
From the fist day i bought this phone (7 months ago) and maybe two ours of using the phone (the first day) i noticed some things that i didint like with the phone:
1: The beep sound before you get calls and so on.
2: Some few restarts the phone did by itself
3: Looooooooow ring volyme
4: When u take a picture with camera it will take about 5 secounds before you can see the picture.
5: The phone is a little bit slow
6: No vibrate in silent mode
7: Mp3 not good
And in about 3 months my joystick broke.At that time i got very angry and called this for a crap phone and waste of money.So i went back to my Nokia 8850.
In December i desided to take the phone back to the store i bought it from so they could update the firmware and fix the joystick.
After the update (27-12-05) i noticed that the beep sound is not so loud anymore.And i can have vibrator on in silent mode. And ofcourse i got my joystick fixed, but i think it will broke again in about 3 months. But my phone still restarts sometimes.
The mayor "problem" is the stupid MONO mp3 player.I meen its so frustrating. Me and my friend have the same mp3 song in our mobiles but he has the samsung e730 and it sounds alooooot of different and better with stereo.
(You will only have stereo sound with the headset when you are listening to mp3 or fm-radio)
If you want a phone with good mp3 go for another phone. But still if you want this phone because of the design or something else it will get annoing with the Mono mp3 in the future TRUST ME!
I recommend to you all who whant to buy this phone to NOT do that misstake!
i want to say that i hate this phone i purchase it two days ago but i have sold it becuz 1. low sound 2. slow speed and much more the main thing is the speed of the mobile and it is bye
Hi all! Happy NEW year! Help me pls!
Tell me a software for nokia 3230 to use phone as webcam. Is there so software?
Tell me and one antivirus program for 3230. i install some but it doesn't work! HELP ME PLS!
Sorry for the late reply.
I seldom use the IR feature of the phone coz bluetooth is much better. I done quite a lot of business card sending to and from my old 6610. No problem. Not long ago I also did transfer few mp3 (don't think I wanna do it again coz it's so slow) to a SE phone. Not sure was it K300i.
Anyway, it's hard to say what's the actually problem. But may I know what files r u sending to these phones u mentioned? Is there any remarks or error warning/statement appear? If yes what does it says?
For info, u won't be able to send .sis .jar .mid by nature coz they r considered protected files.
BTW, 6230 has bluetooth, why bother using IR?Or U just testing is it?
it is best phone ever i have ! beside in lithuania this phone is best!
but mp3 quality is very low !
hi i sold my n3230 and now i have 6630 it is a great great great phone than 3230 please guys go for 6630 it sound is sterio and high.besides of this nokia 3230 have a bad and loew sound. and a slow speed.
I have this a few days ago,it a good phone
but only problem is that the sound in Handfree,ringtones,media player or mp3 is
very low,,can anyone help me to solve this
many if not all nokia 3230s have a VERY low ringtone on them. it doesnt matter if you change the tone, the volume, the settings, nothing helps. i took mine to the nokia service centre today who upgraded the firmware but told me the speaker problem is common to all 3230s, basically the speaker cover cuts out the sound. so i returned home slightly annoyed to put it mildly, and seeing as the bloke had buggered up the catch a bit i decided to have a go myself. no doubt someone will tell me this was a bad thing to do but it has solved my problem totally and i now have loud ringtones.
1 on the back of the phone above the camera lens, you will need a thin sharp (but not brittle) instrument to lever the top part of the cover open. put implement in the gap just above the camera lens and lift up slighly, the catch will pop and you can pull the top cover off.
2 with tweezers remove the tiny mesh covering off the speaker, pop the plastic cover back on and problem solved.
obv i will be keeping the nokia in a skin case now as i dont want dust to get into the unprotected speaker