Have been using the phone for 2weeks and is still good, everything's fine.
The Phone is so good looking and devilishely sexy but when it comes to usage at a public place the wheel bites, the easiest way to dial is using voice commands. But dialing with numbers is nasty.
My advice: buy this phone ONLY as an extra, I have a Nokia 9500 as a main, and this 7280 when I am going out and want to show off, especially here in the USA where they still use BLOCKS as mobile phones.
not user friendly
very irritating to use,is just a fancy looking fone
been using this phone for 1 week and don't have all the problem u guys say..
i think the reason u cannot go backwards when msging is maybe u off the looping? u need to on the looping..
I think this phone is unique, people can have their own opinion, but I think it's cool and different from other phone. so, if u wanna be different buy it. do u guys know how much is it?
I bought the 7280 about two months ago and have mixed feelings about it. I love the style and the small size but there are problems.. If you like to text don't buy this phone. I don't send that many so the slowness of the wheel doesn't bother me ( and I like gimmicks.) What does bother me is that the wheel lags, the phone freezes and switches off and now, the wheel will only let me scroll to the right on the alphabet.This means I can't jump to the end of it, but have to keep scrolling every time I need a full stop. SO ANNOYING!! It's going back to an engineer tomorrow to have it's software reflashed. If this doesn't solve the problem, no matter how much I love the way it looks, it's going back to Nokia. No way am I paying through the nose for a 'buggy' phone..
pls do not buy this phone. it turns off while talking, freezes etc. all my friends are complaining about this problems.
any tips on something that i should know about this nokia 7280?
hi! i live in mexico city and i want to know when this phone arrive?? i love this nokia!!!!and i was waitting for months. pleas tell me when it arrive and if it is a good phone, the functions are well??.
i think that is the best design of nokia!
congrats!!! make sure you learn to pull up the 'number entry' option quickly when calling automated services (where press 1 for this, press 2 for that). program as many voice tags and personal shortcuts voice commands as possible. DWD (dialing while driving) needs extra efforts.
i completely agree with you. i generally believe that companies like nokia have higher QA standards and i EXPECT it. you got a lemon.
sorry to hear about your experience. so far so good with me (knock on keyboard). i'm planning on getting another phone just in case this one craps out since no one will be able to repair it where i am.
Hello! i've bought my Nokia 7280 yesterday!! is cool!!! can't wait to show off at public!! while taking buses or trains. =)
Dont see any addresses above.
Not looking to spending a couple thousand on a handset.
Thanks for the idea though! ;)
I completely understand where you are coming from. If you have MSN Messenger add me on the above address. It is very frustrating!!!
Regarding phone's 'lasting' - again it is all subject to the technology used. If you want a quality handset buy a Vertu! Nokia 7280 is designed for style not features or quality. It's sad to say but true!
I'm just bitter that I spent so much money on a phone that doesn't even live pass 6 months! Especially a Nokia! They usually last a couple years! On top of that, no one will fix it for me. You would expect better quality control from such a manufacturer. Like I said, people with some extra cash to spare, go for it! Let's just all pray that they would have addressed all these gliches by then.
I agree with you in that respect - you must be able to enjoy the handset. I work for a large mobile phone company and we get cases all the time.
It's the fact that everything is quality controlled before it goes out so it must be good as handset manufacturers have such good Q.C. divisions.
Unfortunately electronic products do go faulty and in the instance that it does I grit my teeth and bear with it!!! Well it sometimes works ;-)
I agree with you. There are definitely good sides to the phone. But how do you enjoy the good if your phone doesn't work?
One thing that everyone must be aware of is that electronics products do encounter problems from time to time.
People moan and moan about their handsets because they don't work for a few days of the week! Now and again, every electronic product will need a repair - nothing is fullproof.
The Nokia 7280 is a fantastic stylish phone but everyone focuses on the negatives! Look at the good side...
I'm a huge fan of nokia phones. I've tried all other brands, my most recent one being the sony ericsson T68. I finally decided to switch back to Nokia. You may think its slick, and its different, but you may want to think twice before spending so much money for a phone. I got one early Jan and after one week, it suddenly wouldn't charge. Had to send it back and get a replacement. After getting it back again, I encountered frequent lags and blank screens, suppose to be normal with this phone. This phone will freeze alot. Then it works normally again for a couple months. I've had this phone for about 6 months now. Suddenly, after turning off the phone one day, I couldn't turn it back on. Aren't phones meant to be turned off and on? Also, the rubber part of the dial is becoming flaky. Have encountered the same problems as everyone else here has shared. Debating if its really worth getting it fixed again or just get a new phone. Any suggestions?
Thanks for the clear advise. =) will definately get one as i also like phones that do not look like usual phones as usual phones is boring...