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Nokia 6170

alaTest has collected and analyzed 212 reviews of Nokia 6170. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the camera and performance. The portability and sound also get good feedback. The screen and durability get negative views, and there are some mixed views about the usability.

size, sound, portability, performance, camera

durability, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 6170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nokia 6170

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Nokia 6170 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the price and size are generally positive. The performance and portability also get good feedback. The screen and durability get critical views, and reviews are divided on the usability.

sound, portability, performance, size, price

durability, screen

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia 6170 - Virgin - Pay As You Go Mobile PhoneNokia 6170 - Virgin - Pay As You Go Mobile Phone

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nokia 6170

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Nokia 6170 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia 6170 Unlocked Cell Phone with Camera--U.S. Version with Warranty (Silver)Nokia 6170 Unlocked Cell Phone with Camera--U.S. Version with Warranty (Silver)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Eldar Murtazin (mobile-review.com)

Nokia 6170

 

The model is extremely interesting in design solutions, in particular it combines various materials like metal and plastic. And if other manufacturers speaking about a metallic body mean some kind of sputtering here it is real metal. That's enough to...

There is a pressed contact inside that touches the metallic plate of the back panel and that is an earth connection in a way. When the phone is used a charge may appear on the metal and that means the phone may get out of work accidentally. This earth...

Nov, 2004

Expert review by: Marek Lutonskư (gsmarena.com)

Nokia 6170 review: A new generation clamshell

 

The second Nokia flip phone got new untraditional look. It has stylish steel covers and by first reactions it's a success. Nokia, after years, finally produced a clamshell with large display and doesn't resist the new technologies – 6170 model features...

Nokia kicked against the clamshells for a very long time but couldn't resist the growing trend forever and nowadays we know already five clamshell phones from the Finnish company

Oct, 2004

Expert review by: Michael Oryl (editor) (mobileburn.com)

Snapshot: Nokia 6170

 

Nokia recently introduced its new Push To Talk folder handset along side a number of other new handsets. The new 6170 features a VGA camera with video capabilities, EDGE high speed data, and an attractive stainless steel facade.

Jun, 2004

Expert review by: Mobile Gazette (mobilegazette.com)

nokia 6170

 

An unusual looking rectangular clamshell in a stainless steel housing, the Nokia 6170 certainly looks interesting, and inside a couple of nice features enhance what would otherwise be a very ordinary phone.

Jun, 2004

Expert review by: YAP CHIN WENG (mobile88.com)

Nokia 6170

 

When contemporary geometry meets polished stainless steel, you get the compact Nokia 6170. The steel appeal of this stunning phone will draw your eyes, while a multitude of features awaits you. Capture your inspirations with the VGA camera, and with...

Tough and stylish steel frame good loudspeaker good real-time video recording average battery life

Limited memory capacity no Bluetooth no MP3 player

Overall, the Nokia 6170 manages to strike a balance between style and usability.

Consumer review by: msdahino (ciao.com)

One Durable Cell Phone Unit

 

To choose from. The nokia 6170 unit will suit those who looking for an affordable, durable, and quality cell phone that can also be used to take photos but not for voice recording and listening to music features. ... Read review

Durable, Sleek and small, good photo and video resolution

No bluetooth, not for real music, changing the casing is quite expensive

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: sapto (ciao.com)

fast transfer file

 

Nokia 6170 be handset triband gsm that has camera vga and two internal sails and external. has 65 thousands colour while the external sail 4000 colours. with support mms, so user can share picture that taken with the internal camera. this handphone be...

complete feature

expensive

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: atharwa17 (ciao.com)

Nokia 6170

 

Be useful as well as Nokia and would create a memory card, MP3 player would be very nice. But not every cell phone can be equipped as the highest model 6230th There is a place in the market for cheaper phones and functionally limited. Competitors? For...

Solid construction

Unusual little memory

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: kayeshayne21 (ciao.com)

A New Generation Slim & Sleek Phone!

 

I bought this phone as one of my mobile phone collections because I love its flip phone slim design. I love its large, bright and colorful main screen display as well as its 2nd external display on front of the phone. It has a 2.2 internal shared...

Slim, sleek design, user friendly

no memory card, no upgraded features

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Zippy8838 (pricegrabber.com)

One of the best phones I've ever used

 

This is one of the best phones that I have ever used.

Durable, professional looking, bright display, internal and external colour display, nice loud speaker, crystal clear voice quailty, good quality camera and video, simple, easy to use

Battery doesn't last that long

Oct, 2005
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Product Specifications

Audio

FM radio: No
Music player: No
Polyphonic rings quantity:40
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Camera

Built-in Camera: Yes
Main camera resolution:640 x 480

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: No
Infrared data port: Yes

Display

Display Resolution:128 x 160

Messaging

Chat: Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes

Networking

Data network:GPRS

Phone features

Java technology: Yes

Power

Battery Capacity:760
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):270
Talk time (2G):4

Technical Details

Colour of product:Silver

Video

Video capture resolution (max):640 x 480

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.6
Height :2.2
Weight:121
Width:8.8
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