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Nokia 5500 Waterproof Sport Phone

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02.06.2007

Advantages:
Robust, small, loads of features

Disadvantages:
Getting it off the kids

Recommendable Yes:

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Battery talktimeGood

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I bought a Nokia 5500 to replace my 5140i and in doing to felt I had jumped a decade in technology. The phone is packed with features, is robust and splashproof as well as being quite petite.

The bright LED torch is very useful and the phone is also fitted with some form of accelerometer which measures the g forces acting on the phone - this is obviously to make the pedometer work in the sports mode, but also has a game called Groove Labyrinth where you roll a ball around a track simply by tilting the phone - very clever!

It uses S60 software which makes it as adaptable as a PDA, you can download all sorts of applications for it, plus link to your computer to use it as a mobile memory chip.

As far as I can find out, you can't unlock them if they're tied to a network.

Now I've got to buy another one for my wife.

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smike567 02.07.2007 22:04

Get a life

TheHairyGodmother 09.06.2007 14:57

sorry for the low rating but this review is crying out for loads and loads more information. Have a look around at similar reviews to see what is required and if you update, please do not hesitate to drop me a line in my guestbook and i will happily come back and re-rate :o)

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Manufacturer's product description

Project your athletic side for a truly active mobile lifestyle with the Nokia 5500 Sport. Maximize your performance...

General

MPN 0037785, 0034174, 0022982, 0034213, 0037787, HGNK131, 0034430, 0034212, 0028135, 5500 Sport
Product Type Smartphone
Form Factor Bar

Cellular

Technology GSM
Band EGSM 900 / GSM 1800/1900 (Tri-Band)
Service Provider Not specified, Vodafone

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