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Nokia 1616

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2516 reviews of Nokia 1616. 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. People really like the battery and portability. The price and usability also get good opinions. Opinions are divided on the connectivity. Many are critical about the GPS navigation and sound.

size, usability, price, portability, battery

camera, sound, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 1616 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nokia 1616

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 142 user reviews of Nokia 1616 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and size. The portability and price also get good feedback. Many are critical about the camera.

usability, price, portability, size, design

camera

77% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia 1616 Sim Free Mobile Phone - BlackNokia 1616 Sim Free Mobile Phone - Black

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nokia 1616

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 user reviews of Nokia 1616 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the size and durability. The price and usability also get good views. Some have doubts about the camera. The reliability and screen get mixed opinions.

portability, usability, price, durability, size

camera

69% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: T-Mobile Nokia 1616 Prepaid Cell PhoneT-Mobile Nokia 1616 Prepaid Cell Phone

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Michael Gabriel (somobile.co.uk)

Nokia 1616

 

Nokia are famous for making different specced mobiles to cater to a wide range of users around the world, such as its N-Series aimed at businesspeople. The Nokia 1616 is a budget mobile phone, targeting users after a basic mobile, ideal for calling and...

It's a compact, candybar handset, measuring in at just 107 x 45 x 15mm, and weighing a comfortable 78.5 grams. The device is available in 4 different colours, including Black, Dark Red, Blue and Dark Grey. Its design is reminiscent to earlier Nokia...

May, 2010

Expert review by: (mobile-review.com)

Nokia 1616

 

The 1616’s dimensions are not bulky (107.1 x 45 x 15 mm, weighting 78 g or 4.22” x 1.77” x 0.59”, weighting 2.75oz) and is comparable with other One Thousand Series Nokia phones. The handset fits in the palm of a man's hand and thanks to its size it...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Joseph Hanlon (cnet.com.au)

Nokia 1616

 

The 1616 is the cheapest brand-name phone we know of in Australia, and for some this will be reason enough to buy it, but we'd like to see a camera and web browser included.

Solid old-school design ; FM radio and flashlight ; Good battery life

No camera ; No web browser ; Keypad will be tricky for those with enormous fingers

We've described this handset as costing AU$29 throughout this review, but we should point out that it is only available at this price when bought through either Crazy John's or Vodafone and it is locked to these networks.

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: cellphones.ca (cellphones.ca)

Nokia 1616

 

Nokia has been serving up budget handsets for a quite a long time now. Their experience in the budget segment shows in the Nokia 1616 , which comes with just the bare essentials and then some. For something so cheap, you wouldn't believe that it...

May, 2010

Expert review by: (mobilegazette.com)

Nokia 1616

 

The 1.8" 128 x 160 pixel screen is large enough to be useful, and as it's a TFT display it should be very easy to read. Although this is a very limited resolution compared to most mid-market European phones, the Nokia 1616 doesn't really do anything...

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: Beryl (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1616

 

Small. Cheap. Clear screen

Inclined to jump the gun when sending text messages ; Not always easy to follow the procedures and the booklet doesn't help much

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Julie (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1616

 

Very easy to use, bought as first phone for my 11 year old daughter who loves it and enjoys the few games on it. Battery seems to last a long time. Great value for money. Also very clear, no background noise

None as yet

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: john (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1616

 

price and just what I wanted to txt and talk brill

buttons could be smoother to press

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Joanna (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1616

 

Reliability ; After having many issues with more advanced phones (based on Symbian and Android systems), I bought this Nokia and I am happy that everyone can reach me at any time. (System doesn't hang up, battery has reasonable lifetime)

Features are limited to calling and texting (and some simple applications and games), this is just an 'old type' phone - but this is still within my expectations. I wanted a reliable phone (but I have another phone for internet & multimedia)

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Mary (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1616

 

None

I have been using an I phone but missed my Nokia for it's ease of use. I bought a cheap Nokia and got what I paid for - nothing. The phonr is plastice , where the old Nokias were metal/ It is so hard to navigate between screens as the plastic is so...

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:MP3
FM radio: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:32
Ringer type:MP3 / Polyphonic

Call management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes

Camera

Built-in Camera: No

Certificates

Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):1.16

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: No
Infrared data port: No

Display

Display:TFT
Display diagonal:4.57
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:128 x 160
External display: No
External display number of colours:65536 colours
Orientation sensor: No
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

GPS: No
GPS (satellite): No

Memory

Compatible memory cards: No
Flash card support: No
Internal Memory:N

Messaging

MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):No / Yes

Networking

Data network:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE, GSM / GSM
GSM bands supported:850,900,1800,1900
SIM card capability:Single SIM
WAP:No / Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Other features

Bundled software:Nokia Life Tools
Headphone outputs:1
Interface:2 mm / 2.0mm
Networking type:EGSM/GSM / GSM / GSM/EGSM
Operating Frequency:1900/1800/900/850 / 850/1900 / 850/900/1800/1900 / 900/1800
Operating system installed:N, S30
Playable formats:MP3
Smartphone: No
Video capability: No

Phone features

Flight mode: Yes
Form factor:Bar
Java technology:No / Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter / Alarm clock, Calendar / Calendar
Phonebook capacity:500
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm

Power

Battery Capacity:800
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BL-5C / BL-5CB
Standby time (2G):540
Talk time (2G):8.5 / 8.52 / 8.9

Technical Details

Call management:Y
Colour of product:Black / Blue / Grey
Device lock: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription

Video

Video call: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.5 / 10.7 / 4.5
Height :1.5 / 10.7 / 17
Volume:60.33
Weight:78 / 78.5 / 78.6
Width:10.7 / 4.5
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