Nokia 8600 Luna

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Nokia 8600 Luna

With its sleek lines and luxurious attention to detail, the Nokia 8600 Luna will show you in a whole new light. The stylish exterior is the perfect f...

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Review of "Nokia 8600 Luna"

published 05/10/2007 | CHJC
Member since : 05/10/2007
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Pro Good/Sleek Looking
Cons Not enough Support to MAC user
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Durability & Robustness
Battery standby time
Battery talktime
Value for money

"Looks Sleek, but the details?"

I bought my 8600 the first week it came out in July.

I have swap/exchange two of the 8600 luna before I got one without the fault on the case. Yes, that's right, I have seen two of the 8600 not been assemble properly and there were a very visible "GAPS" at where the connection socket on the phone.


Nevertheless, the phone does look good and certainly provide an attraction to people around you. However, if you are an MAC user like me, you will find our Nokia has a very poor support on MacOS user. In addition ,this phone I bought in UK only support the language in the EU country. This really puts me down as many of my friends used to send me text message in Chinese. By using this phone, I can no longer read those Chinese text message.

The ringtone and the theme in this phone is also boring. As a MAC user, I can't change the ringtone/theme so easily.

Not to mention that y choosing this phone, you have to pay for very expansive plan to your service provider.

If I have to choose again, I will choose something else. (SE for example)

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  • law3 published 11/01/2008
    Sorry for the rating, but this just isn't a helpful review. It would be more helpful if you could give some details about the phone. Comments on ease of use, navigation menus, features (whether it has a camera, WAP capability, etc and whether those features are any good) would make it a more well-rounded review. You could also tell us whether the clarity and sound quality is any good when making calls so that prospective buyers can make an informed decision based on something more than looks and computer compatibility.
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Product Information : Nokia 8600 Luna

Manufacturer's product description

With its sleek lines and luxurious attention to detail, the Nokia 8600 Luna will show you in a whole new light. The stylish exterior is the perfect façade for what lies inside - open the precision slide to discover the luminous keypad and rich multimedia functions beneath.

Product Details

Product Description: Nokia 8600 Luna - black - GSM - mobile phone, Nokia 8600 Luna - GSM - mobile phone

Product Type: Mobile phone

Service Provider: Not specified

Form Factor: Slider

Dimensions (WxDxH): 45 mm x 16 mm x 107 mm

Weight: 140 g

Colour: Black

Technology: GSM

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

Integrated Components: Digital camera, FM radio, digital player, voice recorder

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 2 Megapixel

Display: LCD display - colour - 2" - TFT

Playback Digital Standards: AAC, AMR, MP3 , MPEG-4, 3GP, H.264, H.263

Talk Time: Up to 222 minutes

Standby Time: Up to 240 hours

Cellular / Features: GPRS; EDGE; HSCSD; Bluetooth; microUSB

Cellular / Extra Features: 2 MP digital camera; FM radio; MP3 player

Communications / Wireless Interface: Bluetooth

Cellular / Combined with: Digital Camera; Digital Player; FM Radio

Manufacturer: Nokia

Long Name: 8600 Luna

Cellular / Type: Smartphone

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

Cellular / Phone Form Factor: Classic

Optical Sensor / Sensor Resolution: 2

Phone Design: Classic


MPN: 0027814, 8600, 8600 Luna

Product Type: Mobile phone

Form Factor: Slider

Integrated Components: Digital camera, FM radio, digital player, voice recorder

Aerial: Internal

Width: 45 mm

Depth: 16 mm

Height: 107 mm

Weight: 140 g

Body Colour: Black


Technology: GSM

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

Service Provider: Not specified

Software Platforms Supported: Java MIDP 2.0, Java

Messaging & Internet

Cellular Messaging Services: MMS, Nokia Smart Messaging, SMS

Supported Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, MIME

Messaging & Data Features: XHTML Browser

Downloadable Content: Audio files, video files, games, ring tones, screensavers, wallpapers


Data Transmission: GPRS, EDGE

High Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD): Yes

Bluetooth Profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)

Communication Features: Mobile Email client, Internet browser

Phone Features

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

Polyphonic Ringer: Yes

Polyphonic Ring Tone Voice Qty: 64

Ring Tone Formats: MIDI, MP3, AAC

Additional Features: Text-to-Speech (text recognition)


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

Media Player

Supported Digital Audio Standards: AAC, AMR, MP3

Supported Digital Video Standards: MPEG-4, 3GP, H.264, H.263


User Memory: 128 MB

Digital Camera

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 2 Megapixel

Digital Zoom: 4

Video Recorder Resolutions: 174 x 144 (QCIF)


Type: LCD display - colour

Technology: TFT

Diagonal Size: 2"

Display Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels

Display Illumination Colour: White

Multi-language Menu: Yes

Features: Wallpaper, screen saver


Connector Type: USB


Technology: Lithium Ion

Capacity: 950 mAh

Run Time Details: Talk - up to 222 min ¦ Standby - up to 240 hrs


Included Accessories: Neck strap, carrying case, software kit, hands-free headset, cleaning cloth, USB cable, power adapter


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