nick, why do you feel the need to argue every time somebody's opinion doesnt match yours? im sorry but i dont agree with a lot of the comments you have made on this site, it is for people to review the x3 according to them- if somebody doesnt like an aspect of the phone, what gives you the right to take the piss/tell them they are wrong simply because you dont agree? somebody wanting to buy this phone needs unbiased reviews from all sides, and every time somebody points out a bad aspect of this phone, you immediately jump down their throats and even become abusive towards them. respect other peoples opinions as they do yours, and ignore the people who continually use 'txt speak'- so what??!!. i presume you will now continue to attack me by quoting something i have misspelled or my earlier post which i amended to a fuller review. i also stand by my opinions and will not be bullied by you just because i dont think this phone is the greatest in the world-people need to know that some aspects are dodgy and not everything is included in the package, particularly regarding the mp3 and lack of sending through infra red. i hope you have immense fun when you quote this and rip it apart-as long as you are happy.
this phone is gr8.the camera isnt very good at first. ive had this phone since it first came out.i recently took it in for repair because it would not let me sen mms txts, to my amazement hen i got my phone back it had whole new software on it.the camera does not blur or trail when set to indoor and it is much clearer.another thing i noticed that has changed is that when i 1st had my mobile it could only record (voice) for 15 seconds, now i can record for as much memory that my card can hold.i bought a 512mb mini sd card with adapter on ebay for £43 i can take 28508 photos with 32 mp3's and 5 3to4 min video's. with 388mb left.this phone is gr8.try sending it back to get the new updated software you wont be dissapointed im not.
hi i have a problem with my fone. my brother tried to send me a ringtone usind infa-red. wen he was sending it my fone automatically switched off! and it wont turn back on now!!!
if i put it on charge then the screen comes up with the battery on it but i just cant turn it on
"lovely looking, great screen, camera bit dodgy you cant move at all whilst taking it or it blurs..infrared doesnt work at all and the mp3 is a rip off cos you have to buy seperate things to make it work. DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW/WHERE TO UNLOCK IT PLEASE??!!!"
Infrared DOES work! It just recieves!
Mp3 is not a rip off... can you imagine sending a 5 meg mp3 file down a cable / over the infrared at a max of 115000kbps?? It would take y e a r s!!!
and NO! I don't know how to unlock it!
Step 1: get a SDcard reader and miniSD adapter for your PC
Step 2: put mp3 files into music folder on miniSD card
Step 3: put card back in phone
Simple as that...
Chands, how did u put Mp3s on your phone?
Pl;ease tell me the steps u took? =D thx
Heya i got my phone around a month ago and i have no problem putting on mp3s but whenever i put on a video to my phone it doesnt actually apear on it... can sum1 plse help me by telling me how to put videos on it?
i think i should write a better review with better grammar! well, ive had it 2 days now, and i fell in love with it-i am averaging a phone a month (oh dear) and this is the first flipphone ive had, i never really liked them before, mostly because a lot of the ones on the market are bricks, but at first glance this ones TINY-and looks wise its probably the nicest phone on the market. i am disappointed, however that the mp3 player needs a seperate card reader to work, as all the mp3 phones i have had in the past just simply work vis infrared, which leads me on to another point-i know i cant send via ir (another thing which i am annoyed about because i print my pics that way) but i cant recieve either-please could somebody explain how to do this-with my k500i i just enabled the ir then sent from my computer, however this doesnt work on the x3. the screen clarity is brilliant, but the camera is very shaky and whitesout a lot. i also need to unlock this but nobody has any info so ill love you foverver if you could help!!. all in all a gorgeous phone with great features but a cack overpriced network on payg, and the ir and mp3 thing should be explained before you buy. BY THE WAY, YOU CAN NOW GET (WELL LAST WEEK YOU COULD) THIS PHONE PAYG IN ARGOS (EX CATALOGUE) FOR £99 WHICH IS WHAT I PAID-bargain!!!!!
lovely looking, great screen, camera bit dodgy you cant move at all whilst taking it or it blurs..infrared doesnt work at all and the mp3 is a rip off cos you have to buy seperate things to make it work. DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW/WHERE TO UNLOCK IT PLEASE??!!!
i think what some people need to remember is that if you were shopping around for a phone with the same features and specification as the x3, wanting to spend the same amount of money you would be sadly dissapointed cus you wouldnt fine one. the phone matches most of the features that would be found in much more expensive phones and is not really far off being as good (considering the price)
i on the other hand am not really to bothered because i got mine for just £10.00 bargain best tenner iv ever spent really.
Hey Nick(1st), hang in there common sense will prevail…!
For the anonymous previous poster, did you read the posting rules?
- Be polite and use common sense
- English only
- No ALL CAPS, they are considered impolite
- No trolling - deliberately antagonizing other brand/model users will get you banned
For MP3 files you need a SD card reader with an mini-card adaptor that comes with most/all mini cards. £50 gets you a 512mb minicard with adaptor and a SD/universal card reader.
"- Read before you post. Search before you post. There is a big chance that your question is already answered."
All the best,
I cant seem to put Mp3files on my phone
Im not too much of a computer/phone wiz!
I put the cables in, and it is fully connected with my PC. I have the music file.
Where do i go from there?
"i've had my x3 for about a week now and first impressions were not good. i was very close, on day 2, to sending it back. the menus were confusing, camera poor quality, ringtones rubbish. i can't tell you how glad i am to have stuck with it. a little bit of time split between the manual and practice has opened up an amazing phone. mp3 player is my favourite feature along with miniSD. i love the phone now, and realise that in the right hands it can outperform any phone @ this price. to all the people slagging it off 'a poor workman always blames his tools' nuff said "
Good to see you have the patience...
Hi again everyone :)
Maybe I wont go... i miss the place :D
"lol luks like i aint da only person wit probz"
Of which 90% are minor...
"av ad da o2 x3 since bowt oct since it 1st
came out n at 1st i was bit iffy since iv ad da 1st n 2nd o2 fone n non ov em av lasted me longr than 3months was quite happy dat it lasted over xmas"
erm... wtf...? Can't understand a word of that!!!!!!!
"bt nw im struggling to do anything with the inbuilt mp3 player"
Get a memory card reader!!!!
"and my camera was smashed bt a mate hu droppd it on
"im disappointed with the minimum ov 15secs for recording ringtones"
minimum of 15 seconds for ringtone recording??
"and as for video quality ova a long period ov time"
Rright... Video quality is top notch, but you wouldn't know... you're camera is smashed...
"i was speechless this phone is absolute shyt"
Whatever you say... You can't even speak english for feck sake...
"it will be the final time i buy a 02 phone or wot eva u wna call em"
I call them o2 phones manufactured by BenQ... Simple as that!
"xxx lv bex"
after such a shitty post??
This example is exactly what I mean by really crappy posts!!!
By the way Nick (2)... Welcome to the party :D
Think the moral of the story is don’t throw your phone around! And with a full qwerty keyboard in front of you, don’t write in ‘txt spk’ if you want to be easily understood and read by everyone. As a side, related note, a friend of mine brokers online sponsorships and receives many online applications in txt gibberish each year from eager hopefuls. Without exception each and every goes in the trash, without needing to consider any other factors.
It's still a good phone. If you get a faulty one get it replaced/repaired. If you suspect a faulty batch change dealer or handset.
Nick (the other one).
lol luks like i aint da only person wit probz
av ad da o2 x3 since bowt oct since it 1st
came out n at 1st i was bit iffy since iv ad da 1st n 2nd o2 fone n non ov em av lasted me longr than 3months was quite happy dat it lasted over xmas bt nw im struggling to do anything with the inbuilt mp3 player and my
camera was smashed bt a mate hu droppd it on
the floor im disappointed with the minimum ov 15secs for recording ringtones and as for
video quality ova a long period ov time i was speechless this phone is absolute shyt it will be the final time i buy a 02 phone or wot eva u wna call em xxx lv bex
i've had my x3 for about a week now and first impressions were not good. i was very close, on day 2, to sending it back. the menus were confusing, camera poor quality, ringtones rubbish. i can't tell you how glad i am to have stuck with it. a little bit of time split between the manual and practice has opened up an amazing phone. mp3 player is my favourite feature along with miniSD. i love the phone now, and realise that in the right hands it can outperform any phone @ this price. to all the people slagging it off 'a poor workman always blames his tools' nuff said
bomber, good point :D
Last Post here, as I do waste my time on here :)
"today 20/2/2005 had to take handset back because the thing keeps switching off whilst using wap browser."
"this has never happend b4 im now on handset number 3 and already the problems have started."
If you really aren;t happy, get a different handset?
"error file size to large for available mem."
Thats when you try to download something bigger than the size limit of 256kb the phone has... get over it...
"even tho im using brand new 256mb mem card."
Doesn't even come into the equation...
"tried switching to phone mem but still wont download eanything apart from polyphonic ringtones."
"after 5 mins into video clip the thing crashes settings for short + long clip dissapeared."
Hmm... never happenned to me or anybidy else for that matter...
"after 5 games are installed they all need to be installed again."
No they don't!
"your ringtones reset once you remove mem card."
"and the 1.3mp camera has a faint red circle on all the pic you take.(look in the middle of the screen b4 taking pic you will c it)"
Hmm.... I have never seen a red circle on ANY of the pictures I capture...
"sometimes the images are green and totaly crap."
When you try to boost the light settings!
"this phone really sucks"
So does life... get over it
"the only thing its got going for it is loud speaker 2w and the video quality mp4 3gp."
The only thing.... God theres no end to this!
The only thing going for it is that its a nippy, reliable, small, cheap(ish), mp3 video phone on the markey!!!
"if i hadnt forked out £100 for mem card + card reader/writer id have got diffrent handset"
get a refund on your flippin reader then!
"if your thinking of buying this handset wouldnt bother shop around for similar 1.3mp camera phone"
Heres an alteration of that previous sentence...
"If you're thinking of buying this handset DONT bother listening to the muppet who has a faulty handset!!!! Look around for another 1.3mp camera phone which are bigger, more expensive, and too bulky..."