Hi guys, I work in a phone store and have had nothing but issues with the Nokia 6280. We have sent a generous 70% of them back to the service centre for upgrades or repairs. Even after software upgrades, this particular model still has issues.
A good alternative is the Samsung Z400 - a phone which i'm using personally and have had no problems with.
hi peeps! for all those who have a problem with their 6280 software, u can download the latest version on the nokia website...after u install it, there will no problem at all...download the latest software 6.81...
So it would be a great phone for me then !!!
I need to upgrade from 6230 but not sure if to go for 6280 or to change totally to the Samsung Z400
Hi people this phone is specialy designed for ladies... very slow proccessing on downloaded softwares... VERY LOW INBUILT MEMORY JUST 6 MB ...
I must be one of the lucky ones as I must admit compared to a number of previous phone from nokia this one has never failed me in way at all.I must say the best feature is the camera and video record quality as much much clearer. but hey that could be just luck but I cant say a thing bad about it.
Don't buy this phone. The phone has lots of problems especially related to its firmware/software which can be corrected only at their care centers.
The Nokia Care Center kept my phone for a month for just reflashing it (upgrading its software). Not a dependable phone. Can leave you hig and Dry anytime
Hi desingers from Nokia.
My nokia6280's problems:
* LED Flash sends the light back to camera and a blue flare apears on the image when taking pictures at night. The cause for this is the transparent plastic cover which transfers the light like an optic fiber. So the separation rubber rings between the camera and the LED is useles!
* LED cannot be activated if filming at night
* LED is too small and powerless.
* cannot switch between front and back camera in a 3G video call.
* A pixel on the LCD does not work so good. I gues I have to change the display.
* options hiden too deep in the menu and poor priority arrangement.
* email attachements limmited at small sizes.
* cannot record audio from radio or other sources.
* radio has no RDS.
* no real HTML browser. I downloaded the Opera Minibrowser but it makes images to look bad and pages ar bad reformated.
* vibra alert has high frequency/rpms.
* the Speaker sound got bad after I tried to clean the hole from dust, simlpy by blowing in air. It seems that the speaker membrane got crushed because is too thin and no protection whatsoever.
* camera has no focus.
* slider glissades hard.
* power jack too small and chitty.
* PTT button not configurable for other function.
* up/down buttons should work as continuous zoom in/out in the Picture/Gallery as in a real digital camera.
* no retractable protection cap for camera.
That's about now... see you soon.
I had the Motorola V3X and wasnt all that happy with it, my friend had the Nokia 6280 which had a faulty screen we swapped phones and i still have to get the screen fixed, i thought i would of been much happier using this phone but reading all the opinions im having second thoughts.....Which phone is all round better M. V3x or N. 6280
this is the worse phone u'll ever buy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!it got busted after i bought it for less than a month!
that doesnt mean its a bad phone. you just have a faulty one. send it off for warrenty repair. it can happen to any make and model of phone. so stop being so neive! get it fixed! its a good quality phone. Im in phone sales and its one of the most popular i sell!
Its less den a month after I bought this phone wen I experienced problems for this phone's slide.
So I decided to try out de Nokia Care Centre hopin it'll fix de slider problem for me. True enuf, they fixed it and also upgraded de software to a newer ver. for me free.
However, jus wen I tot all was fine, I start to experience slider problems again. I'm goin to send it bak der for repair... >.<
Its not even 2 months old yet =(
I'd like to know if this phone has got any missed calls notification. My previous phones (Motorolas) had such notification at each 5 minutes after missed call or unread SMS message. Thank you very much in advance.
Don't even think to buy this phone. It's the worse phone i ever had. No reliability,creaky sounds, horrible software, frequent loss of signal, the jack for the phones doesn't work properly, frequent black screens.Any problem you would imagine, this phone has it all. Before having this phone i was a nokia fan but now, not anymore. I just want a phone that works properly.
How to open the back cover with ease :
With your thumb and middle finger, hold the middle to bottom portion of the phone with the phone facing your palm and the top end pointing at your stomach and resting on a table. With the finger nails of the other hand or the straight edge of one end of a plastic ruler, push the bottom edge of the back cover in the direction of the top end of the phone. Careful to push precisely the bottom edge of the back cover and not the silver lining of the phone.
Which Nokia phone to choose; to answer this you'll have to compare the specs and look at what you require. As with regards the question of which is more reliable, I think all new models have some problems, so no difference there. As to whether it will damage easily if dropped, maybe choose a bar type design rather than a swivel, slide or flip type. But I love my 6280 even though it may be damaged if dropped as much as I love my beautiful car even if it gets damaged if hit.
My colleague has a new N73 that he says will get very hot at the speaker area, maybe antenna. Also his other party cannot hear him. So you see, there's no perfect phone. But I believe he should check with Nokia Care Centre, though he's not aware that his phone is covered under warranty and that there are 5 Nokia Care Centres spread over Singapore providing very good and convenient service until 8pm.
The photograghs that i've taken with my 6280 is alright when viewed on the screen, to me it's very clear, like a noraml LCD display. I've not investigated on other phones. As for pictures that I open from an e-mail from another source, they are spectacularly clear, probably because they use good cameras.
i am using nokia6280,but i feel that its display is not so clear as compared to other 2 megapixel mobiles,will u plz help me to know that its whether its display is perfect or not also the quality is better than other mobiles ir not or i am just getting superstitious toward it.
I love my 6280 and i'll keep it for the time being and not change to another model as it has been working fine but i will also like to buy the N70 to try out. I prefer to recommend that you buy the N70 as the price has come down and for the "N" in front which gives it a "latest" image.