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Nokia 6086

alaTest has collected and analyzed 203 reviews of Nokia 6086. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the design and battery. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably. The sound and reception get negative reviews. The price and performance get mixed opinions.

usability, portability, size, battery, design

reception, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 6086 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Your Mobile Phone Reviews UK (yourmobilephonereviews)

Nokia 6086 Phone


The Nokia 6086 is a compact mobile handset which provides the user with the latest WLAN & EDGE technology. The 6086 comes with a fold open mechanism which provides the user with quick & easy access to their phone features. The handset looks stylish in...

Expert review by : Nicole Lee (

Nokia 6086 (T-Mobile) review


The Nokia 6086 is one of two cell phones that T-Mobile has rolled out in conjunction with its new HotSpot @Home service--the other one being the Samsung SGH-T409. The HotSpot @Home service lets you make calls via Wi-Fi without taking up any of your...

The Nokia 6086 has a solid, easy-to-use design with a decent array of features that include Bluetooth, a VGA camera, a music player, and a speakerphone. It also supports T-Mobile's HotSpot @Home service that lets you make calls over Wi-Fi as well as...

The Nokia 6086 has a lackluster display and mediocre photo quality.

The Nokia 6086 is a well-built, basic camera phone with good call quality, but its most impressive feature is its ability to make calls via Wi-Fi.

Jul, 2007

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (

T-Mobile Hotspot@Home / Nokia 6086


T-Mobile's Hotspot@Home service tries to merge Wi-Fi and cellular, but runs into some bumps along the way.

Lets you use a home Wi-Fi router or any Starbucks to boost your cell phone reception.

Trouble with handoffs and dropped calls. Uninspiring phone.

uma-enabled phones can also link into any unsecured or wep-enabled (but not wpa) wi-fi network, or into open or wpa-enabled networks at t-mobile hotspots (i.e. starbucks) or on your own home t-mobile router (but not anyone else's.)—next: hotspot's home...

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : S. R. Obbayi (

Nokia 6086 Review


This review covers the design and the user interface of the Nokia 6086 giving details of what makes this Nokia phone what it is and also featuring what makes the Nokia 6086 such a usable phone.

In general the Nokia 6086 is a good phone for basic usage. It will not let you down during calls and is good for messaging operations. This phone is not the best choice when it comes to Internet browsing. The screen is not very high in contrast and the...

May, 2011

Expert review by : (

Nokia 6086


The Nokia 6086 has the ability to make WiFi calls, and that is what distinguishes from the many look-a-likes in this overwhelmed segment of the market: the entry level phone. The 6086 is a sturdy flip that comes with Bluetooth, VGA camera, MP3 player...

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (

Nokia 6086


It's neat and easy to use

Apr, 2009

Consumer review (

Nokia 6086


small neat long battery life, cheap and practical

Apr, 2009

Consumer review (

Nokia 6086


Like the small compact size and that impossible to call someone accidently!

Screen size......but it's a small phone and used only in emergencies as current phone playing up!

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (

Nokia 6086


ease of use, long battery life

for the cost of the phone, should possibly of come with a memory card, in car charger and usb port

Jan, 2009

Consumer review (

Nokia 6086


love the ease of use and music and games.

Signal not always available only downer

Jul, 2008

Product Specifications


FM radio: Yes
Microphone included: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic rings quantity:64
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Voice Recording: Yes


Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Front Camera:N
Main camera resolution:640 x 380
Main camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Rear camera:Y
Rear Camera Resolution:640 x 380
Rear camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Second Camera: No

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Infrared data port: No


Display diagonal:4.57
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:128 x 160
External display:FSTN
External display diagonal:2.54
External display number of colours:Monochrome
External display resolution:96 x 68


Internal Memory:5


MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


Data network:EDGE, GPRS

Other features

Interface:USB & Bluetooth
Networking type:GSM / EDGE
Operating Frequency:850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Phone camera type:VGA
Playable formats:MP3, MP4, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
Playback formats:MP3, MP4, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
Smartphone: No
Wireless Technology:WLAN 802.11 b/g

Phone features

Java technology: Yes


Battery Capacity:970
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BL-5C
Standby time (2G):240
Talk time (2G):5

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black / Grey

Weight & Dimensions

Height :2.3
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