k700i or s700? im not sure anymore! only thing i dont like about the s700 is its size, way too big.
and Hatzi, you're in oz and you say the k700i just got released? or did u import it?
I need a player for the video files taken with my k700i. Send me one please with the right codec! thanks!
I agree with whats being said here...
Umm.. could some one who owns the phone please tell if u have managed to use mp3's a ringtone :D please please say yes :D
my k700i is in the mail :D:D:D:D
cheers in advanced
From what I've read from the papers, Motorola, Samsung and Nokia will all eventually lose out to emerging Asian brands if they continue to be complacent. Who knows, we might be seeing ppl use brands such as Mitec, Mitsubishi, LG, etc...
So Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, or even SE, better not be complacent ..... pls provide better quality, cheaper and user friendly phones
O yea, sorry tat i forgot something.
de reviews pasted are to let readers here hav a more complete and true informations tat Nokia's market shares are dropping while some other phones are eating it's market share.
for those who cares about the mobile-phone markets, please think why is Nokia's market share dropping. And how do u think making this a discussion topic, "Why is Nokia market share dropping?"
Please reply on this topic if ur interested. thanks.
for your information, those reviews are copied from "www.infosync.no", please take a look at it.
and furthermore, pls stop arguing which brand is better, ur phone is good, my phone is good as well.
i agree with Bill, for those who wanna criticize the other brand, dont come & mess up de forum, this is a place to give comments, if u dont like ppl here giving comments or u feel uncomfortable seeing their comments, close this page & go back to ur own.
Mobile phone competition heats up
By Larry Garfield, Friday 30 July 2004
Motorola, Samsung, and LG are pushing ahead in the global mobile phone market, eating into the lead of perennial market leader Nokia.
Following the traditionally weak first quarter of the year, the mobile phone market is getting tighter as Motorola, Samsung, and LG show strong growth and Nokia sees its lead begin to slide, according to a new market study by IDC.
Although it still leads the market in overall sales with 45 million units shipped, Nokia saw its share of the market dip to 27.7% in second quarter. The company is still showing growth, however, with a sales growth of 11.8% since the same time last year. That was due in a large part to recent efforts to stabilize and flesh out its product line, which had been flagging of late.
Motorola saw its shipments more than double last year, with a 52.4% increase in sales pushing it to the number two position, also due to a rejuvenated product line. Nonetheless, it only captured 14.7% of the market. Hot on its tail, however, is Samsung with 13.9% of the market, after a dramatic 76% growth since last year. The company has several new coming down the pipes as well, and may well overtake Motorola before the year is out.
Fourth place Siemens showed a slight decrease in sales from first to second quarter, but still posted a 28.4% growth in sales year-on-year to claim 6.4% of the market. That led it to tie Sony Ericsson, whose shipments grew 55% since last year. Sony Ericsson also has a number of new products scheduled for the latter half of the year, so it may well pass Siemens and claim the fourth place spot all on its own.
Also surging ahead is LG Electronics, whose massive series of new devices in the first half of the year resulted in an 87% growth in sales since last year. As a result, LG's share of the market shot from less than one percent to 6.1% of the worldwide market. Trailing Sony Ericsson and Siemens by only 500,000 units in second quarter, LG is well positioned to shoot ahead by the end of the year.
Mobile phone shipments up
By Anthony Newman, Thursday 6 November 2003
Consumers still buying phones; Nokia still in the lead.
The worldwide market for mobile phones continued to grow in the third quarter of 2003, driven by strong demand for new handsets from first-time buyers in emerging markets as well as replacement buyers in mature markets. According to IDC’s Worldwide Mobile Phone QView, worldwide mobile phone shipments grew by 21.2% year-over-year in 3Q03 and increased sequentially by 14.0% to 130.1 million units. Nokia maintained its top position in the market while LG Electronics regained the number 5 spot from Sony Ericsson.
In addition to the market's year-over-year growth of 21.2%, the top 5 mobile phone vendors continued to gain back market share after a dip in 1Q03. After dropping from 77.3% of the market in 4Q02 to 71.4% in 1Q03, the top 5 vendors have reclaimed much of their lost market share in 3Q03 with 76.6% of the market. At the same time, 3Q03 was the first quarter of 2003 during which the top 5 vendors all posted positive sequential growth. However, with a growing number of vendors from Asia entering the worldwide market, it remains to be seen if the top vendors can maintain their hold on market-share.
The report finds that Nokia maintained its number 1 spot this quarter with a sequential increase of 11.2%, and continued to strengthen its presence in the U.S. and global CDMA markets. However, due to the increasing market size, Nokia's market share decreased by just under a percent to 35.0%. Of particular note is the launch of the Nokia N-Gage, a gaming-centric device launched worldwide in the beginning of October. After experiencing a drop of over 5% in shipments in 2Q03, Motorola posted a 27.8% sequential increase in shipments, bringing its market share up 1.7% to 15.5% of the market and distancing itself slightly from Samsung.
Continuing on its success from the previous quarter, Samsung increased its market share from 10.5% in 2Q03 to 11.5% in 3Q03 with an increase of 3 million shipments to a total of 15 million mobile phones. Samsung attributes its increase to strong demand for its high-end handsets with color screens, cameras and camcorder functions.
Siemens' shipments grew 39.5% sequentially in 3Q03, easily solidifying itself as the number 4 vendor worldwide. Finally, rising sharply on the strength of its CDMA and GSM shipments overseas, LG Electronics re-entered IDC's top 5 list as it boosted its market share to 5.8%, just beating out Sony Ericsson at 5.5%.
In total, over 130 million phones were shipped in Q3.
Nokia market share takes a hit
By Jørgen Sundgot, Monday 8 December 2003
Analyst firm Gartner says mobile device sales are up 22 percent in the third quarter as market leader Nokia's market share dips in the face of strong competition.
The mobile terminal industry exceeded expectations in the third quarter of 2003, as worldwide mobile phone sales totaled 132.8 million units, a 22 percent increase from the same period last year, according to analyst firm Gartner.
"The mobile terminals market is exhibiting extraordinarily strong growth in 2003, and we believe it could reach half a billion units this year," said Ben Wood, principal analyst with the mobile communications group for Gartner in Europe.
The competition among the top tier vendors is heating up, and industry leader Nokia's market share saw a decrease in the third quarter as it faced strong competition from Siemens and Samsung. LG moved into the top five, narrowly pushing Sony Ericsson into the sixth position.
"The market is growing on two fronts - we've hit a sweet spot for replacement sales in mature markets while emerging markets such as Asia/Pacific and Eastern Europe continue to sign up new subscribers at a phenomenal pace," Wood said.
In the mature markets, color mobile terminals are a growing proportion of total sales, with the volume of camera phones also increasing. Gartner analysts said demand for low-cost terminals has also continued, and that all regions of the world experienced at least 18 percent growth in the third quarter of 2003.
The North America market was driven by replacement sales, as users replaced their handsets in favor of new smaller and in many cases, color terminals.
With the introduction of mobile number portability on November 24, Gartner analysts believe this will further drive replacement sales for the region.
"The Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region accounted for 35.5 percent of the world's mobile phone sales, fueled by strong replacement buying in Western Europe," said Carolina Milanesi, industry analyst for the EMEA mobile communications group for Gartner. "This was combined with strong sales in emerging markets such as Eastern Europe, in particular Russia, which saw sales reach 5 million units."
"The Asia/Pacific region bounced back from SARS and was further buoyed by phenomenal growth in India," said Ann Liang, industry analyst with the mobile communications group for Gartner in Asia/Pacific. "Success in China remains crucial in the region with Motorola holding onto the top spot in the face of strong competition from Nokia."
Your English oso sux.
Thx and bb.
This SE page is sucky. Nothing but fake comments.
can anyone tell me what to do? i got a p800 and em planning to swap it with the k700i, is it worth it?
Thanks for the info, bout the MP3 and Bluetooth.
For me, I think Nokia 6230 is the winner, since it has MMC card, plus it can send SMS, play games, while the MP3 is playing. The K700 do not have memory card and can not play MP3 while doing other things.
I will buy a 6230
mr unknown i think ur english is not any better than andy. ur english really sux.
Hey stop it will ya? The two of you... This place is for people to give comments and reviews; if either of you can't take criticisms please kindly go outside to settle your issues. Do not misuse this place please.
Shut up la... u think u very pro
ha! wad a joke
u r the one reply 1st so u r the ultimate loser.
Mr Unknown. Take a chill pill sorry if I touched some of your buttons. Again i like to remind you. The T610 and T630 do not have VGA cameras so a comparion should not be made to a 7600. I didn't say anything about the software being laggy. I did not mention about mp3. 6220, 6230 and 7610 are not lower end Nokia phones. I did not complain about the battery life. So mate, either you control yourself and lame attempt at a rebuff. As you have failed to present any evidence to support your claims once again. I suggest you stop taking whatever your taking. Before making any arguments, evidence to support your claims must be justified and yours have not. From your response I clearly see you are a very irrational person. Compare the K700 to 6230 and tell me what has clearer screen quality. Which one has infra-red. Until you can support your claims against others, I suggest you keep quiet and swallow your so called intelligence and get a book and do some reading on product information. Shame on you again at your attempt now to discredit me with points I did not raise. Shame, shame, shame.