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Nokia 3600 Slide

A unique look that doesn't need to demand attention, the Nokia 3600 slide is designed for style and built for living.

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published 10/10/2009 | bexx0907
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Pro Reliable, good many features, simple to use
Cons Short battery life and the appearance is a bit cheap looking
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"Nokia 3600 slide phone"

My Samsung Tocco and I departed company a few weeks ago as it decided it just didn't want to work anymore! This was one of the more expensive phones on the market at present, but considering it gave up the ghost after just 3 months I decided I would downgrade to a cheaper, but more reliable phone. I scoured the catalogue and decided on the Nokia 3600 slide phone.

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I am a big fan of Nokia phones as I have owned a few and have never had reliability problems with them (touch wood!). I find Nokia phones very stylish, yet simple to use. They contain a lot of useful features, but without going over the top. I'm not a fan of phones that you pay a lot of money for that contain a lot of completely useless features.

The Nokia 3600 slide has many integrated features which are listed below:-
Still camera
Video camera
Media Player
Map Finder
Size and Weight Converter
Calculator and Calendar
Email/Internet Settings
Voice Recorder/FM Radio/Music Player
Games (snake/backgammon/sudoku/golf)

The phone also includes standard features such as Caller ID, Text Messaging, Phone Book, Speed Dial and gallery. As with most other phones nowadays you can also adapt the phone to suit your own tastes. You can change the display, theme, ringtone and message tones as well as the menu display.

The phone comes complete with battery, charger, usb lead and headphones. It is available to buy in three different colours - these are black, a light metallica 'girly' pink and a dark red/black colour. The phones all cost the same, no matter which colour you choose.

The Nokia 3600 generally costs between £110.00 and £135.00 at present on pay as you go, depending on which network you have it on. I got mine on offer for £109.00 from a catalogue on Orange network, so its worth looking around the latest offers & you may be able to grab yourself a bargain!

The picture quality when taking stills and videos is a lot better than I thought it would be. When you first go to take a photo, the screen looks rather fuzzy, but once the photo is taken it is put into focus and the picture quality is actually rather good. The sound quality both with calls and listening to music is excellent.

I expected the battery to last longer than it did. I'm not one who uses the phone all day every day. A couple of phone calls and a few text messages a day is generally all i use, and even with this little usage, the battery only lasted between 3-4 days before it needed re-charging. The battery only takes a couple of hours to charge to full though.

The dimensions of the phone are as follows: length 3.75" x 1.75". This is just the right size for me. Not too small so you can't see the keys or screen properly, but small enough to fit nicely into the handbag. Its quite light too and I have already dropped it a couple of times and the phone has stood firm, so its pretty robust too!!

Overall I am pretty impressed with this phone. It has just the right amount of features within the phone to keep me impressed and it does everything I need to for a pretty good price. The overall look of the phone doesn't overly impress me. For a phone that costs over £100, it has almost a cheap look to it and the buttons feel a bit cheap too which I wasn't impressed with.

Apart from the cheap look, I really like this phone. Im my opinion you can't beat Nokia when it comes to reliability and simplicity of use. Their phones are easy to navigate around and features and easy to use. There are no complications with a phone such as this. What you see is what you get. The games are great fun and calls are easy to make and receive with good sound quality.

I recommend this phone to anyone who likes a few added features more than you would get on a basic phone, but without over complicating things. Bright, fun and easy to use. A great little phone.

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Product Information : Nokia 3600 Slide

Manufacturer's product description

A unique look that doesn't need to demand attention, the Nokia 3600 slide is designed for style and built for living.

Product Details

Cellular / Technology: GPRS; EDGE; HSCSD

Communications / Wireless Interface: Bluetooth

Cellular / Band: Quad Band

Cellular / Combined with: 3.2 MP digital camera; FM radio; MP3 player

Display Type: TFT; 16M colours; 240 x 320 pixels

Weight: 97 g, 130 g

Length: 98 mm

Width: 47 mm

Height: 15 mm

Battery / Standby Time: 280

Manufacturer: Nokia

Phone Design: Slider

Cellular / Phone Form Factor: Slider

Cellular / Integrated Components: Digital camera; Digital player; FM radio

Long Name: 3600 Slide

Cellular / Phone Design: Slider

Battery: Lithium Ion

Cellular / Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Cellular / Type: Smartphone

Operating System: Symbian EPOC

Dimensions (WxDxH): 57 mm x 25 mm x 130 mm, 47 mm x 15 mm x 98 mm

Display: LCD display - colour

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth, Infrared (IrDA)

Band: GSM 850/1900 (Dual Band), GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband)

Technology: GSM

Service Provider: Not specified

Product Type: Smartphone, Mobile phone

Supported Memory Card: MultiMediaCard, Micro SD Card

Integrated Components: Digital camera, voice recorder

Standby Time: Up to 200 hours, Up to 280 hours

Talk Time: Up to 240 minutes, Up to 330 minutes

Form Factor: Bar, Slider

Product Description: Nokia 3600 - GSM - smartphone, Nokia 3600 Slide - dark red - GSM - mobile phone, Nokia 3600 Slide - charcoal - GSM - mobile phone, Nokia 3600 Slide - pink - GSM - mobile phone

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 3.2 Megapixel

Playback Digital Standards: AAC

Colour: Dark red, Charcoal, Pink


Operating System: Symbian EPOC

Service Provider: Not specified

Band: GSM 850/1900 (Dual Band), GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband)

Technology: GSM

Software Platforms Supported: Java


Width: 57 mm, 47 mm

Depth: 25 mm, 15 mm

Weight: 130 g, 97 g

Height: 130 mm, 98 mm

Aerial: Internal

Product Type: Smartphone, Mobile phone

MPN: 3600, 002H471, 002G0Q8, 002J043, 002G0Q9, 002J9S1

Integrated Components: Digital camera, voice recorder

Form Factor: Bar, Slider

Body Colour: Dark red, Charcoal, Pink

Messaging & Internet

Messaging & Data Features: XHTML Browser

Supported SMS Functions: SMS Chat, concatenated SMS

Cellular Messaging Services: MMS, Nokia Smart Messaging, SMS

WAP Protocol Supported: WAP 2.0

Supported Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP4, SMTP

Phone Features

Additional Features: Intelligent Typing (T9), SIM application toolkit (STK), photo album, downloadable JAVA applications, picture phonebook, TTY compatible, melody composer

Polyphonic Ringer: Yes

Phone Functions: Speakerphone, voice control, call timer, voice dialing, vibrating alert


Included Accessories: Power adapter

Also Included: MultiMediaCard - 16 MB


Connector Type: Headset jack


Supported Flash Memory Cards: MultiMediaCard, Micro SD Card

User Memory: 30 MB


Type: LCD display - colour

Features: Wallpaper, screen saver

Multi-language Menu: Yes

Display Illumination Colour: White

Display Resolution: 176 x 208 pixels, 240 x 320 pixels

Display Indicators: SMS indicator, silent ring signal, divert indicator, digital clock, GPRS indicator, Bluetooth indicator, alarm clock indicator, IR port indicator, signal strength, voice message waiting, keypad lock

Colour Depth: 4,096 colours

Security Features

Restrict Access to Phone Book: Yes

SIM Card Lock: Yes

Keypad Lock: Yes

Phone Lock: Yes


Wireless Interface: Bluetooth, Infrared (IrDA)

High Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD): Yes

Max Data Transfer Rate: 43.2 Kbps

Communication Features: Mobile Email client, Internet browser

Data Transmission: GPRS


Run Time Details: Talk - up to 240 min ¦ Standby - up to 200 hrs

Recharge Time: 95 min

Capacity: 850 mAh, 860 mAh

Technology: Lithium Ion


Personal Information Management: Calendar, synchronization with PC, calculator, reminder, alarm clock

Media Player

Supported Digital Audio Standards: AAC

Digital Camera

Video Recorder Resolutions: 640 x 480 (VGA)

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 3.2 Megapixel

Camera Light Source: LED light

Digital Zoom: 8


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