Nokia 1661 US User Reviews
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Call quality9/10Battery9/10Reception9/10Display7/10Build quality7/10Text input7/10Everyday usage8/10UI speed8/10Camera10/10Multimedia10/10Internet10/10
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posted on 08 Dec 2010, 20:06
Decent basic phone
Chris has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
Decent basic phone for calling the buttons are a bit unresponsive in terms of not much feedback when pressed compared to older models anyway. T9 makes texting do able on this device. The earpiece is a bit quiet but useable when turned all the way up. For less than twenty bucks you get a basic phone to make calls and send the occasional text. Battery is decent I have to charge every two or three days as I spend about one to two hours on the phone per dayBuild quality 7/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 8/10Text input 7/10Display 7/10Battery 9/10
- Not a huge deal but the earpiece could be a bit louder
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posted on 14 Sep 2009, 05:00
Nokia 1661: Simplicity, with a Few Extras Thrown In.
The Nokia 1661 is a basic candy-bar form-factor phone that does what it's supposed to admirably, and then some. The battery lasts about a week or so for me, making recharging a seldom event that's hardly ever on my mind. The FM radio and games (Sudoku in particular) keep me entertained when I'm bored. The flashlight, though weak (actually very weak), is good enough when I need just a little light to look at something in a dark corner. $20 for all of the above packed into a solid and sturdy (not to mention thin) package is a heck of a bargain for those who only really need a phone that can make calls, but wouldn't mind a few extras thrown in.Design 10/10Features 10/10Performance 10/10
- Great call quality
- Outstanding battery life -- recharge and forget
- FM radio
- Thin, light, yet solid and sturdy
- Flashlight (however weak).
- For the price, none.
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posted on 02 Sep 2009, 20:31
it's just a failing phone. seriously. i bought it and it's not good at all. the screen isn't that crisp and the receiver isn't that loud. also the battery is weak. not worth investing in.Design 6/10Features 2/10Performance 1/10
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