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Build quality7/10
Text input7/10
Everyday usage8/10
UI speed8/10
Call quality9/10

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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 day

Build quality 7/10 Still a bit cheap feeling but hey it's a inexpensive phone
Reception 9/10
Call quality 9/10
Internet 10/10
Multimedia 10/10
Camera 10/10
UI speed 8/10
Everyday usage 8/10 Decent to use as a phone
Text input 7/10
Display 7/10
Battery 9/10


  • Battery
  • Price
  • Simplicity


  • 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 10/10
Features 10/10
Performance 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 6/10
Features 2/10
Performance 1/10

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