mppr, 14 Jan 2012Hey guys may u please tell me should i but this elm or should i buy Nokia C3 Which of these ar... moreDepends what's important for you: Elm has better camera, takes pretty good video, wifi offers limited possibilities (no streaming video like Youtube, at least I haven't found any way to watch them, I don't know whether or not c3 has the same problem).c3 has full qwerty keypad, a big plus, but that's about it I guess. Well, Elm has a good camera and that's about it as well: wifi limited, gps expensive (it has wisepilot, so you'll have to buy a licence after the trial period has expired). Try to find a place where you can try them both, hands-on experience is very important, I for one wouldn't have guessed that Elm keypad is so comfortable (C3 has good keypad too but I've only tried C3 in a store so can't really help you more).
Superb, very affordable phone
- Rich features, includes even those usually present in top-tier phones such as GPS and WIFI
- Great for browsing (especially with Opera), Youtube compatible
- Amazing sounds, clear call quality (especially after installing Hiron's audio mod)
- Camera works well (especially after installing Plummy's mod)
- Superb Java gaming capabilities
- Environmentally friendly
- Aesthetics, looks too much like any other phone in the Greenheart series
- Memory card not hot swappable
- Slight issues with PC drivers (haven't made it work with the PC companion so far, but Mem. card access mode is fine)
I purchased this phone. The worse ever.
Light sensor is annoying
Worst camera ever. All pictures washed out.
Sound quality is horrible.
Hey guys may u please tell me should i but this elm or should i buy Nokia C3 Which of these are better and why please answer me :D
hey guys ..i hope to buy this phone and i just want to know about the Wisepilot GPS navigation of this....is that a trial?can i use any free navigation software instead of that trial?or if i buy that Wisepilot software how much it cost?
Hi! I've been using the handset for a while now and must say the feelings are mixed:
+ Nice design and screen, fantastic keypad, wifi, video recording rather good, document shots fantastic, all in all a fast phone plus some little bonuses
- Camera is far from what I've expected, pictures taken in daylight indoors aren't really that good, my old 1,3 megapixel camera mobile Samsung sgh-e200 is faster (you'd expect a faster processor with more megapixels, wouldn't you?) and what's really surprising, quite often the pictures look sharper.If you trying to capture a moment, you most probably can forget it - at least my Elm isn't fast enough nor sharp enough.
USB connection is really weird, takes a restart every time you transfer something from or to memory card (again, with my old phone it took just a couple of keypresses to change the usb-mode) It seems it's absolutely necessary to install pc companion, when I first tried to connect the phone to my computer, the computer did a shutdown "to prevent fatal error" or something: when in the phone menu there's an option: "PC mode for Windows" who could guess it's not compatible with windows?
Flight mode takes a restart, very strange,
my old phone doesn't need more than couple of presses
Incoming call is really-really quiet, luckily I almost always use handsfree anyway.
Please bear in mind, that every handset is different,
some things I've mentioned might be due to mishandling in the post etc, you should definitely try the handset yourself before buying. But with this kind of cons like my handset has I couldn't really recommend it to anybody: good keypad, nice looks, but otherwise too slow, too blurry, too silent. For now it seems it's only acceptable if you get it for free, but I still hope my Elm will prove me wrong.
hi guys! just bought this phone yesterday at cmkcellphones.com, now i'm really excited and exhausted! can't wait for tomorrow to have my phone delivered at my doorsteps! I haven't even slept due to excitement. I believe this is such a powerful phone w/ superb functionalites at a very affordable price. Thanks for all the info and commnents that you posted, it's one of the basic reasons why I chose this phone and thanks to GSMarena.com!
it is an awesome phone...
Great, unique design.
good bass and clear sound.
Daylight picture clearity is good but night pics its ok
body also tough, loudspeaker is not so loud.
Hands of 2 sony ericsson
Pogi, 08 Jan 2012Maybe because Smart has a larger coverage in signal compare to that of Sun and since this phon... moreYes, I was thinking the same thing.
I had the same problem five years ago with an Ericsson Z520i (clamshell). Under warranty, they reset the software and it seemed to help, but Smart still gives longer battery life than Sun on that phone. I still have it today, but have not monitored the disparity in detail.
My daughter has a Nokia E72. A full charge on Globe lasts her around five days. When using a Sun Sim, it is only good for around two days.
I guess I will have to put up with it because using Sun is cheaper overall vs. other providers.
Thanks for your reply. I really appreciate it.
gyorgy, 06 Jan 2012I am reacting to Trololol's comment on poor battery life. I just bought my Elm about two week... moreIf you want to have a phone protector, I mean, jelly case, try to go at St. Francis Square, Julia Vargas Ave., Mandaluyong City. I got one there, and I just suggest if you want to have too, since, I had a hard time looking on it!
gyorgy, 06 Jan 2012I am reacting to Trololol's comment on poor battery life. I just bought my Elm about two week... moreMaybe because Smart has a larger coverage in signal compare to that of Sun and since this phone has many issues about signal reception, the phone is having a hard time recieving and reaching data and signal making its battery to drain faster compare when you're using your Smart sim.
baburam, 06 Jan 2012i bought j10i2 before3 days. when i start to connect internet it do's not support . ... moreYou need to either configure the internet settings of your telecom service provider manually or have your service provider send the settings to your phone. Generally, it takes a few days for a new mobile to get recognized by the server of the telecom service provider. You need to save the settings after you've got it and you're ready to go!
sk0389, 04 Jan 2012i m facing problem like when i receive any sms it never displays on home every time i need t... moreyes sure first click the massage . and click save massage u can find your massage
i bought j10i2 before3 days. when i start to connect internet it do's not support . it answered network error . what is the the problem ??/please answer me
Trololol, 01 Jan 2012A phone of real power!
WiFi reception is fast.
Battery life what makes this phone rocks! Ba... moreI am reacting to Trololol's comment on poor battery life. I just bought my Elm about two weeks ago, in Quezon City, Metro Manila Philippines, for about PHP 5,660.00 (around 100 Euro). Phone seemed OK at the start because I first loaded a Smart Communications SIM. Battery drain on stand by seemed fair but I did not monitor it, guessing over a week on minimal use in 2G only mode.
After a while, I loaded my usual Sun Cellular SIM which I normally use all the time, the Smart SIM being only a backup. Guess what, projected standby time is about four (4) days (minus 1% per hour). This seemed horrible and I could not believe it.
So, to test the phone, I reloaded it with the same Smart SIM that I started up with. In 2G only operation and no use, the projected stand by is around fourteen (14) days. The disparity is almost like heaven and hell.
I consulted the Sun guys but they could offer no solution regarding phone settings, which I thought to be the problem. I have no choice but to go back to my Sun SIM so my standby time is back to four days. It really sucks compared to that of the Smart SIM.
I emailed Sony Ericsson Phils about the problem but they haven't replied yet over two days now. Is there anyone out there who might know the solution ?
Really need help to solve this problem.
pa, 27 Dec 2011hi group! aftr a long searching, i hav decided to go with my new elm handset by avoiding samsu... morethis are only disadvantages ;
2:camera su**s at low light.
3: the auto brightness adjust is not user friendly.(no turning off option)
4: no equalizer(editable),mega bass is available.
5: WI-fi has low connectivity.