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Nokia 106

alaTest has collected and analyzed 791 reviews of Nokia 106. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and portability. The battery and price also get good comments. The GPS navigation and reception get less positive reviews, while opinions are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, battery, portability, size

reception, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 106 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nokia 106

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 505 user reviews of Nokia 106 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the size and portability are overall positive. The battery and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the GPS navigation and reception.

usability, price, battery, portability, size

reception, GPS navigation

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia 106 Pay As you Go SIM-Free Mobile Phone - BlackNokia 106 Pay As you Go SIM-Free Mobile Phone - Black

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nokia 106

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 220 user reviews of Nokia 106 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Opinions about the performance and battery are generally positive. The portability and price also get good reviews, whereas opinions about the reception and durability are mixed. There are some less positive views about the design and camera.

usability, price, portability, battery, performance

camera, design

70% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia 106.3 Negro/black Unlocked Dualband GSM 850/1900Nokia 106.3 Negro/black Unlocked Dualband GSM 850/1900

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Nokia 106

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Nokia 106 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and price, but many are critical about the reliability.

portability, price, usability

reliability

33% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia 106 Unlocked GSM Dual-Band Cell Phone w/ SMS and FM Radio - BlackNokia 106 Unlocked GSM Dual-Band Cell Phone w/ SMS and FM Radio - Black

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: Shazan (reevoo.com)

Nokia 106

 

Small solid build which is what you expect from Nokia. Battery life lasts days

Taking the cover off is difficult. If you plan on changing the sim regularly then it might become a problem

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: pamela (reevoo.com)

Nokia 106

 

pay-any time should mean any-time not bundles . which mean you end up paying at least £5 a month it is a con

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Graham (reevoo.com)

Nokia 106

 

Long battery life

Sound quality when talking to someone is dreadful ; Texting navigation buttons are awful

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Cheryl (reevoo.com)

Nokia 106

 

Battery life

May, 2015

Consumer review by: SIMPSON (reevoo.com)

Nokia 106

 

Neat size and good battery life

No

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Barbara (reevoo.com)

Nokia 106

 

good for the price

May, 2015

Consumer review by: GORDON (reevoo.com)

Nokia 106

 

Very cheap to buy

Too complicated for me after my old phone maybe because I am old and used to the other one

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Samuel (reevoo.com)

Nokia 106

 

Battery Life ; Reliable phone if you just need a phone for calls and texts this will do just fine

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Arthur (reevoo.com)

Nokia 106

 

Fairly cheap and basic

Difficult to use after using smart phones for a few years

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: ahsan (reevoo.com)

Nokia 106

 

Great for a spare.. Does the job and easy to use

Now really for what you need it to do its fine

Apr, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:Midi
FM radio: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:32
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Speakers:STEREO
Voice codecs:EFR, FR, HR

Call management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes

Camera

Built-in Camera: No

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):0.65
Head SAR (EU):1.27

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: No

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:4.57
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:128 x 160 / 160 x 128
External display: No
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

GPS: No
GPS (satellite): No
Position location: No

Keyboard

Keyboard: Yes
Keyboard layout:Alphanumeric keypad
Navigation key: Yes

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / No
Flash card support:No / Yes
Internal RAM:0.384

Messaging

E-mail: No
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):No / Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):900,1800
Data network:GSM
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
WAP: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other features

Headphone outputs:1

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC
User guide: Yes

Phone features

Form factor:Bar
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Detailed contact information, Events reminder / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Events reminder, Games / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Notes
Phonebook capacity:500
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AV output: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm

Power

Battery Capacity:800
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BL-5CB
Battery voltage:3.7
Standby time (2G):840
Talk time (2G):9.9

Technical Details

Alarm function: Yes
Built-in flashlight: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Red / White
Image formats supported:BMP
Mobile operating systems supported:Nokia OS
Standby time:840
Subscription type:No subscription
Talk Time:9.9
Type:Entry-level phone / Feature phone

Video

Video call: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.49
Height :11.3
Weight:74.2
Width:4.75