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Nokia 701 Review

0. phoneArena 05 Oct 2011, 03:12 posted on

The Nokia 701 manages to cram in the brightest screen on a mobile phone to date with its 1000 nits - Nokia E6 was the previous champion here with its 900 nits. The phone is about 50% brighter outside than the LG Optimus Black, for example, with its 700 nits. The Nokia 701 is, however, running Symbian, which is clunkier than Android, and has less apps to choose from...

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posted on 30 Nov 2011, 12:49 1

35. jackhammeR (Posts: 1548; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


And of course they didn't mention in final words about pentaband which usage is still rare in a mobile phone realm.

posted on 30 Nov 2011, 12:59 2

36. jibraihimi (Posts: 764; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)


Cmon Phonearena, stop being childish, just for having edof camera nd less apps on Nokia store, you are giving it 7 points, this phone deserves at least 8-9 points........ It's really vry nice phone, bought it for Rs. 16,500 in India about 25 days ago and since then I'm really enjoying it, it feels good to return back to symbian after more than one yr............. Nd PA dnt cry for the apps, all the essential apps are available on Nokia store or is covered in the phone, quantity is just sum f******g numbers, have you installed or are u using all the 500,000 apps available on the app store or 350,000 apps available on the android store.........???? Overall this phone is really vry good; better than most of the laggy nd cheap build other phones available in the Market in the price range of 701............ So PA plzzz also consider the smooth performance of the OS nd the better build quality in the next reviews........

posted on 06 Dec 2011, 03:00

37. jehangirbhat (Posts: 1; Member since: 06 Dec 2011)


the phone is good but the sound quality could have been better

posted on 06 Dec 2011, 14:17 1

38. drab96 (Posts: 1; Member since: 06 Dec 2011)


hi pa, i ve been a proud user of nokia E71 for 2 good yrs without any problem. the only constraint i feel is its a bit slow processor and low sound on ringtones and music too. am wishing to update myself to a new one . read more about nokia 701 in the reviews. i wish some nokia 701 users to comment on the problems which i ve quoted in my E 71 with respect to 701 plss,,,,,

posted on 14 Dec 2011, 00:33

39. winnican (Posts: 2; Member since: 14 Dec 2011)


Dear friends ,
Thanks for all friends answered me,NOW I AM CONFUSED TOTALY.

I like the system of nokia and SW, HW. but now what to do with nokia if will not support me with suitable APP.( but the main one app I want to do video chat with other systems like android and iphone user )
And fring untel now Fring doesn't support nokia 701, Also I can do fring video chat with other nokia user like e52 only not with android or iphone (it will be voice only ).

SO,What is the phone I can get instead of nokia 701 in the same price arround ?

May be 1-Samsung Galaxy W i8150 ( It's new )
2-SE Xperia neo
3-SE xperia Neo V ( but I read camera is not good as expected for both Neo & Neo V)
4-Galaxy i9001

Really I am Totally Confused , and some times I think I will not get any one now because may I det rong one.

Better to stay on My Nokia N78 It has all of features but with small memory it helped me for 3 years before.

Thanks for all friends.

posted on 24 Feb 2012, 13:31

40. mksalam78 (Posts: 2; Member since: 24 Feb 2012)


nokia 701 not supported fring..why?????

posted on 25 Feb 2012, 05:07

41. mksalam78 (Posts: 2; Member since: 24 Feb 2012)


hallo
nokia 701 not supported fring..why?????
salamchelembra@gmail.com

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 10:01 1

42. hunted (Posts: 403; Member since: 21 Sep 2011)


i dont know why phone arena reduced 3 marks just for fixed focus. This screen technology is new & should be give 9

posted on 11 Mar 2012, 14:51 1

43. andrew1953 (Posts: 176; Member since: 13 Nov 2011)


Wow I think I am in love! The huge lens on this phone reminds me of the Martian girl in Futurama(zina? )with one eye. Looks like Nokia have cleaned up Symbian to high level-was very problematic on my E75. Love photography as it makes you appreciate your immediate environment slot more and this should be a fun device that is very user friendly. No major bugs that make life unbearable. Love time display similar to HTC's. So there it is-a useful fun smartphone that I'd love owning.

posted on 14 Mar 2012, 15:08

44. saleemd37 (Posts: 1; Member since: 12 Mar 2012)


phone is very nice but there is a WIFI is a big issue .i purchased this phone in jan 2012
from that time 2 time they replace the phone 1 time they replace the motherboard but still problem is there.i don`t know this is OS system or phone defect.first time i face this problem .problem with the WIFI connection.when start using 1 or 2 day it connect automatically after that you have to connect manually it will work more 2 or 3 day after that always ask sharing key even you put the key no. it will not connect .if some one face this issue please let me know.i m waiting for nokia reply but still they did not reply me .i m not installing any software no other program or any game . why can some one reply for this .2 new phone,3 time updated software ,1 time motherboard but still issue is there.

posted on 08 Apr 2012, 05:14

45. akil7540 (Posts: 1; Member since: 08 Apr 2012)


yaar........................ this is an superb mobile with bundle of features.................. it is th only mobilein market which can say nokia 701>android mobiles.Very goodbelle os yaar.high speed and 8.1 megapixel camera.No doubt yaar it will rule again

posted on 03 Jun 2012, 14:06 1

46. beerbash (Posts: 2; Member since: 03 Jun 2012)


I have an iPad and a Nokia 701. The Nokia is far more easy to use, has more possibilities and a very bright screen. Not comparing the size of the screen of course. I have no experience with a windows mobile but do have experiences with iOS and Android and thus since Nokia has symbian updated to the Belle version I hope Nokia reconsiders the end of this OS because I think it is the best there is at this moment. Even the hyped Apple app store is not as I expected considering the hype. The app store on the Nokia is far more easy to use in the latest version.
Only the webbrowser in the Nokia is bad, but I use Opera and that works OK, better then Safara because some pages do not work properly on my iPad.

posted on 07 Aug 2012, 13:40

47. McLaren (unregistered)


Belle FP1 is superb on my 701 as it's clocked to 1.3GHz now.
Fixed focus not an issue as it takes superb vids and pics.
Comparable with Android and crushes iOS(Not the app store as both Android and iOS are decades ahead of Nokia Store).
Only drawback is lack of new Belle apps instead of the many,but ridiculous JAR files.
Nokia,
Find a way to attract devs and 3rd party devs for us to get new apps and games for that awesome N701,pls pls pls.

posted on 08 May 2013, 17:11

48. kyemann (Posts: 1; Member since: 08 May 2013)


THIS PHONE IS NOT COMPITABLE TO MARKET NEEDS. THIS PHONE HAS FRONT CAMERA BUT DOSENT WORK PROPERLY IF U WANT TO USE FRON CAMERA TO TAKE PHOTOS MAKE VIDEOS THEN YOU CANT DO THESE THINGS AT ALL NOKIA STORE IS RUBBISH NOT GOOD AS ITUNES OR ANDROID MARKETS. IT I WANT TO SEARCH LONDON TUBE APPLICATION NOKIA STORE SHOWS ONLY ONE APP BUT IF SEARCH SAME APP IN ITUNES OR IN ANDROID YOU CAN GET LOADS OF APP ON THIS TOPIC. VIDEO CHAT IS RUBBISH NOT LIKE IPHONE 3GS OR IPHONE 4, 4S, OR IPHONE 5 OR SAMSUNG GALEXY ACE EVEN SAMSUNG GALEXY ACE IS TOO BETTER FROM THIS PHONE. FOR THIS PHONE IT IS NOT POSSIABLE TO CAPTURE LONDON MARKET OR USA MARKETS. NOIKA PLEASE USE BETTER TECHONOLIGY IN YOUR PHONE. BUT IF U WANT FAST WORKING PHONE THEN THIS PHONE IS OK. MY SUGESTION IS DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS PHONE. GO FOR IPHONE 3GS OR SAMSUNG GALEXY ACE OR THY SOME OTHER PHONE.

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