Highguy18 5

Highguy18

Add to my Circle of Trust

Subscribe to reviews

About me:

Member since:17.05.2004

Reviews:13

Members who trust:2

Quote-start

Nokia's "Sim-free" Phone

Quote-end
11.06.2004

Advantages:
Small, Lightweight, inbuilt torch, Nokia Brand name

Disadvantages:
Quite basic for "today's" phones

Recommendable Yes:

Detailed rating:

Look & Feel

Durability & Robustness

Battery standby time

Value for money

Range of features

Battery talktimeExcellent

Camera Quality

9 Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful See ratings
very helpful by (50%):
  1. simo7uk
  2. dempsey_review
  3. tottenham123
and 6 other members
helpful by (44%):
  1. lizawithaz
  2. the_mad_cabbie
  3. supersexycoolchick
and 5 other members
somewhat helpful by (6%):
  1. chazzero

View all ratings

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.

Share this review on Google+

The story goes -
my first phone was a trium geo, very basic phone for nowadays but it always worked and i always liked it, next i upgraded to a Nokia 3310 and again was impressed by its quality, unfortunatly this phone was stood on by moi and so ceased to work anymore.
i then decided i quite liked the look of the sony ericson T68i. i wont go into detail on this phone but the main function, calling and texting, worked only 50% of the time so after a lot of phone calls i managed to get my phone changed to a Nokia 3330 and again found it to be good quality quite hard wearing phone. until that was quite recently when my girlfriend decided to drop it in the ocean. it didn't work after that.

So then i was stuck with the problem of what phone to buy, i had a sim card so was looking for something sim-free on a students budget.

i had a choice of 3 phones, one of which was the new Nokia so i decided i needed quality over quantity (so to speak) and purchansed the Nokia.

After just 2 days of having this phone i was very impressed with it, it has a good battery life, a built in torch which has been very useful, pretty much all the features of a 3310 in a smaller nicer looking case. it feels nice in your hand and the keys are a nicer spongey feel than the clickey ones in the 3310.

One of the differances i have noticed though is it has a different type of SMS delivery report, instead of the usual text in your inbox saying Delivered Bob or whoever, you just get a message on screen telling you it has been delivered, and no text.
i am undecided on whether i like this at the moment, on one side i think i could miss the report on screen and not know whether it has been delivered or not, but on the other hand i used to get really annoyed with delivery reports filling my inbox and constantly having to delete them to be able to receive any more texts. so ill leave that one for you to decide on.

this phone only has 2 built in games which are updated versions of snake two (now a campaign mode) and space impact plus, with extra levels

also the battery life on this phone seems to be a lot longer despite the fact the battery is smaller, i have had the phone on for two days straight without recharging, in this time ive called approximately 6 people, sent 10 texts and used the torch, and out of 7 bars it has 5 left.

the one fault ive found with this phone is it sometimes takes a few minutes to register that you have signal (unless you switch it off and on) but this has not always happened and is easy enough to solve

i bought this phone for £59.99 at carphone warehouse and it has a 12 month guarentee on it.

if anyone has any quesions regarding the phone dont hesistate to contact me

Gregg

  Write your own review

Share this review on Google+

« Previous review   Next review »

Rate this review »

How helpful would this review be to a person making a buying decision? Rating guidelines

Rate as exceptional

Rate as somewhat helpful

Rate as very helpful

Rate as not helpful

Rate as helpful

Rate as off topic

Write your own review Write a review and you will earn 0.5p per rating if other members rate your review at least helpful. Write a review and you will earn 0.5p per rating if other members rate your review at least helpful.   Report a problem with this review’s content

Comments about this review »

dempsey_review 13.01.2006 03:07

can't go wrong with a phone for £59.99, great review, dempsey :-)

thespurs 22.06.2004 03:02

very nice review. not something i would go for. check out my mobile phone reviews please and see what you think

cbzcbz 11.06.2004 13:36

Good helpful review, with all info thats needed. Well done :-)

Add your comment

max. 2000 characters

  Post comment

Similar offers for Nokia 1100 »

1 to 3 out of 215 similar offers for Nokia 1100 Show all similar offers
Nokia 1100 Battery

Nokia 1100 Battery

Nokia 1100 Battery. Mobile Phone Battery 3.7v 1000mAh. High Quality Duracell replacement ... more

Nokia BL-5C & BL-5CB Mobile Phone battery. This
Battery is manufactured to the highest possible
standards as you would expect from a trusted brand
like Duracell.

 Visit Shop  >
Duracelldirect.co.uk
Postage & Packaging:  refer to website
Availability:  1 Day

Charger for Nokia 1100

Charger for Nokia 1100

Charger for Nokia 1100compatible for following models:Nokia 1100Product ... more

description:connection to 220 volt
outlethigh-quality materialnewest charging
technologygentle chargingintelligent charging
electronicoverload protection and conservationLED
display established millionfold in practicefor
brand and third-party batteries developedProduct
of third-party manufacturerInstruction manual in
German and EnglishAttention: Charger with Euro
ConnectorDelivery:Charger for Nokia 1100

 Visit Shop  >
amazon marketplace electronics
Postage & Packaging:  £2.95
Availability:  Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days...

Product Information »

Manufacturer's product description

The Nokia 1100 phone lets you conduct business in confidence and style - in the shop or on the move, during the mid...

General

MPN 1100, 828140, 0079846
Product Type Mobile phone
Form Factor Bar

Cellular

Technology GSM
Band EGSM 900 / GSM 1800 (Dual Band)
Service Provider Not specified

Show all Product Information

More reviews »

Review Ratings »

This review of Nokia 1100 has been rated:

"very helpful" by (50%):

  1. simo7uk
  2. dempsey_review
  3. tottenham123

and 6 other members

"somewhat helpful" by (6%):

  1. chazzero

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.

Products you might be interested in »

Nokia Lumia 635

Nokia Lumia 635

Windows Phone OS 8.1, Windows Phone OS 8.1 with Lumia Cyan update - 4G - Bluetooth, Wifi - Quad Band

Rate it now

Buy now for only £ 119.00

Nokia Lumia 930

Nokia Lumia 930

Windows Phone OS 8.1 - 4G - NFC, IEEE 802.11a/ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth - Quad Band

Rate it now

Buy now for only £ 419.00

Nokia Lumia 630

Nokia Lumia 630

Windows Phone OS 8.1, Windows Phone OS 8.1 with Lumia Cyan update - 3G - Bluetooth, Wifi - Quad Band

Rate it now

Buy now for only £ 99.00



Are you the manufacturer / provider of Nokia 1100? Click here