OK, I have been using this phone for around a month now. The design of the phone is very good, looks very stylish and professional. Better than E52 I think. E52 has the best conventional keyboard compared to any other normal phone, but E55 does quite well with a half-qwerty. I got used to it quickly, and I would not go back to ordinary any more. Using latest firmware, haven't had many freezing problems (apart from the occasional), or poor talk quality issues. No camera faults.
Camera is good for quick snaps, it is enhanced focus not autofocus remember, so it's not much worse but at least pictures are taken instantly as you press button. If you need excellent quality then NO PHONE will do this, get a digital camera. This is for casual quick-snaps here and there. Not bad I would say. Flash is there.
For music, the phone is very good. The loudspeaker is clear and good quality, apart from the very top volume setting where distortion can be a bit felt. But through headphones there are no problems. The phone has a dedicated sound chipset used typically in XpressMusic models, so quality is good. You can also have album art. Professional listeners may not be happy with a click that sometimes can be heard when choosing another song while something is already playing.
I have tested the GPS and FREE navigation that comes with it, and they work superb. Road guidance is very good, and if you are outside, finding a GPS signal is not tough.
Battery life is excellent, and WiFi works well. Going on the internet is easily possible, but it will not be as easy to surf as on the iPhone or HTC. A couple of particularly useful things on the phone are that the centre D-pad flashes if you have an unread text or a missed call, so you don't need checking. Also the alarm can be snoozed by turning the phone upside down, and incoming calls muted too.
What I like about this phone is that because it's a smartphone, you can do several things at once, such as have music playing in the background while browsing the internet, or browsing the internet while in a call with a headset, many things really...
My only complaint about the phone has been the build quality of the casing. Materials are high quality, and look good. But the way it has been put together, no. I am sending mine off to Nokia because I have developed a squeak on the silver frame around the phone. Also some of the buttons on the edge are wobbly. Some people will put up with this, but I do not like squeaks and moving parts in my phone.
So, if you have any questions ask. But otherwise it is a great phone, and I am confident that it is the most functional non-touch screen candybar phone available today. And that's why I bought it. It's a classic design phone for professionals, which will be hard to beat. New touch screens come out every month, and will be beaten whatever you buy. But to beat something like this, you will need quite a bit of time. Nobody packs in so much function in such a thin phone, that is also not wide. So I say it's an excellent handset, if you're looking for simple, classic yet functional design. Just hope your one is not a one off of poorly built ones. I've had no software problems on it, and the firmware is stable. The closest phone that comes to this is the E52 and the Nokia 6700. But Nokia 6700 is not a smartphone, so it will lack some features such as Wi-fi, music quality, and some more. But it has a better camera.
I have bought the phone a month back and updated the firmware to 033.002 and after that i experience a weird problem of ear speaker is dead while i can able to hear when i turn on the loudspeaker. Please help me with a solution if any...
ameena, 18 Apr 2010can some one plz help me n tell me which phne to buy Nokia 6760 or e55Buy nokia e55
ameena, 18 Apr 2010can some one plz help me n tell me which phne to buy Nokia 6760 or e55get the e55 its better
I cant understand the problems people are having with this phone. I have a new unbranded UK model, firmware all up to date and it works fine!, all functions are great. Its an amazing phone, i upgraded from an E51.
can some one plz help me n tell me which phne to buy Nokia 6760 or e55
for most of voice proble...upgrade to current firmware version...Though speaker volume is itself low for this phone...
the phones connectivity is quite nice. you wont regret buying the phone, but you should consider the limits of Symbian Operating System. overall the phone is a fantastic gadget for those who want great battery life and also good connectivity. i should say again that the phone is amazingly nice to handle and the battery life is superbe.
I think I could buy this one. But how about the internet? Does YouTube work well in it and what about Facebook and Internet e-mail?
The only problem one might face using e55 might be the keyboard layout. but i beleiver it is just the matter of time before you get used to it and start typing as fast as possible. the other capabilities are the same as e52. these two phines are quite amazing technologicaly speaking
I have purchased E55 from grey market in india facing a problem in sound quality in recieving call checked the speaker but no result if put on speaker can hear properly can any one suggest
i notice that rebooting is one of the main problem in e55 still that is good phone
Ravi, 23 Feb 2010My personal experience with E55 is good. Bestmobile avialable in india by nokia for both buss... morei m using E55 for one month & having problem of humming sound ,also while conversation the other person could not listen clear sound.would u help me regarding this problem