Nokia 8290 Review

The phone is currently available from VoiceStream Wireless and costs $149

» Conclusion

Nokia 8290 is an excellent choice – it looks nice, features very good sound quality, long battery life and extensive set of features. The phone had almost every technological feature you could want, for normal or business use. The question is, will the tiny sized phone be an asset or a liability? For me, it was a good phone I enjoyed to use. For someone with larger hands, or who misplaces things easily, this might not be the right choice.


  • Ultracompact
  • Stylish
  • Interchangeable faceplates
  • Good price
  • Infrared
  • Customizable


  • Dial-pad keys are cramped
  • No wireless Web access or analog roaming capabilities
  • Display problems

PhoneArena Rating:




1. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

The first news thread was about Nokia. How great is Nokia !!

2. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Why am I in a time warp!
  • Battery 750 mAh(2.50h talk time)

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