If the whole delayed answering of calls really annoys you when you open the fold, it is possible to turn it off. You then just open the fold and accept the call through pressing the green button.
To DRM: I have about 1MB of memeory left but the software for the camera still seems dodgy, do you reckon i should delete something?
i love it its cute and fun..but wat i hate is hwen it rings and u flip it open it takes a while to answer and the mini dispay cant be used when the phone is closed...but appart from that i love it...
Slow response for flip answer feature is designed in for the purpose to give you time in the event you need to hangup in short time instead of answering so as not to wait for the ring to end.
My mini display corrupts once. Switch off, switch on (cannot remember if I have removed my battery) and I have not seen the problem again.
There is still no new Software update till date. At least Nokia has not call me yet.
Try not to use any features (including camera and GPRS downloading) if you have memory less than 125k. Software will be unpredictable.
Java applications install into memory which shares with email. So if you load too many Application and Games until almost full, you will have problem downloading emails.
Solution, buy Nokia 7270 which got bigger memory of 13MB. Poor Nokia 6170 has only 2.3MB. Wonder if Nokia offers some mini surgery package by adding a bit of money can upgrade the memory size. That would be perfect. An SD/MMC slot would be ideal.
Beside all this minor problems plus those I have mentioned sometimes back, it is a great phone.
The value of this phone sold brand new is droping fast. Wonder what will it be worth by this December when my 1 year contracts ends (time to upgrade). Being a loyal fan of Nokia (this is my 4th Nokia phone out of my 5 phones), I still think I will switch camp to a WinCE PPC Phone (maybe the successor of O2 XDA II mini, if there is one), which has a lot more features, no wonder their market share keep droping.
Now the loudspeaker has stopped working!!! So now my mini-display AND my "loudspeaker handsfree" are broken!!
I'm really starting to have second thoughts on this one.... I'll try to get this fixed, but if the problems continue, I'm changing brand!!
no problems with the mini display...at all? how long have you had this phone?
This is a fantastic little phone. i have had no problems with it. Everything runs smoothly and it looks great.
I work in a mobile company and many people have problems with this phone. Mostly the second display just doesnt work anymore. You should try to get your money back. Otherwise you will be in major problems with this phone after the quarentee is over.
me too. i like this phone but according to some review it seems that there's serious(at least for me) problem with mini display, so i think i'll reconsider...
I want to buy a NOKIA6170 but now after i saw all the problems ????? I have a question for those who bought a 6170 and had problems with the mini display"have you tried to upgrade the soft?" PLEASE ANSWER ME BECAUSE I DON`T WANT TO BUY A MOBILE WHICH IT DOESN`T WORK
I have been having the external display problems, only once so far, but does this continually happen? Should I bug my dealer to get it fixed??
Also, has any one has a problem with the camera on this phone? It takes picutres fine, but when trying to view the picture on the main display (the small one os ok) it takes ages to load in and is extremely slow. Sometimes when i move the camera round the picutre doesn't change for ages or I get one half of the old view over the new view.... But the picure comes out fine. The same happens with my video.... Shall try to get it sorted and keep you posted!
Other than that I really like this phone and I don't miss it not having that many features. It's enough for my life, but fair point if you want more.
i own this phone abt a month ago and i think the fone is perfectly design for me or something, but i hate the fact da the memory is too low i try to search some web site and the keep telling me da the memory is no enouf which pissed me off
i love the fone the style make people jealous of me it represent who i am like to make a diference bring attention get respect and the kool thing is da not a lots of dem in the usa but i had a hard time to get it to work now its ok the onli thing i would change from would be the memory i would like to get the 6260 but time will tell if anione has something i migh don know abt please feel free to email me
to that person dat said it moves around its not cuz its old. just look at da bottom where dat like grove is. its where both the top and bottom come together so it doesnt twist. i waz chekin it out and dere is a tiny gap so dats wut u seem 2 see where it moves around a bit and if u push harder its only dat the groove moves out of spot.
still lovin dis fone. hehe.
it seems there is a serious problem with the mini display... that's bad!
Two weeks since my review - so far :
- The small display. Everyone I know seems to have similar problems with their 6170. The display goes dark or white and you can't see a thing from it. After a restart the problem goes away for a while. I'm gonna try and get mine fixed since it is beginning to REALLY annoy me...
- The hinge has started to become more loose (when closed, you can move the front part just a little bit sideways).. propaibly the same thing happens to any flip phone after a while, and it's not that big of a deal, I just hope it doesn't get worse..
Anything else works perfectly! And I love the phone!
Well, it's past one month since my little review of this phone, let's continue:
battery life: well it's ok ( +-3days).
yes, memory is very low, but enough for me. It's NOT an mp3 player. I use MP3 ringtones which is +-10sec. long. I use the IR for coping mp3 into the phone.
Yes, there is a delay between opening the phone and answering to the call when option "open flipphone to answer" is on.
Loundspeaker is very good on the handsfree option (I use it when driving).
My 6170 is the second one. First one I lost it 5 days from buying...And I like it so much that I bought anotherone. Anyway, the small memory size is a serious disavantage!!!
2.3 M come on!!!! And the small display I think it has a design flaw! Mine is getting more darker or mor whiter from time to time. And a friend of mine has the same problem...Do you guys know something about this?
this Nokia is the best.Call records 20 dialed,20 received,20 missed calls -Design, absolutely everything about it!
-Very good speaker (the person at the other end is heard loud and clear)
-Size (not too big, not too small)
-Displays (the small one is sufficent and the large one superior)
-Camera (enough quality for me, at least..)
-Keypad (Finally a man-size keypad!!)