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Nokia 700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 248 reviews of Nokia 700. 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. Reviews about the portability and screen are on the whole positive. The performance and usability also get good opinions. There are some mixed comments about the sound. There are some negative views about the social networking functionality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Nokia 700 from 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 Reviews about the size and screen are on the whole positive. The durability and portability are also appreciated. There are some less positive comments about the camera and sound. There are some mixed comments about the price.

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90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Ian Morris (

Nokia 700


If you ever needed evidence that the mighty can fall, then take a look at Nokia. A firm that was unstoppable until the iPhone was launched, it has since faltered and stumbled at every step. Or so it seems to some commentators. Perhaps the firm ignored...

Lovely hardware, small and light, great screen, superb call quality, microSD slot, great battery life

Too small for larger human fingers, camera is rubbish

The 700 isn't perfect, but it's a reasonably likable phone. If you're app mad, then you'll want to avoid it. If you're looking for a good, solid phone, then it's probably idea.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Laura Tosney (

Nokia 700 review


The thin Nokia 700 is certainly a tiny smartphone, but is it packing much hardware in that skinny frame?

Beautifully crisp and responsive ClearBlack screen ; Sleek, discreet design and comfortable in the hand ; Solid, quality build ; Wi-Fi and 3G ; Symbian Belle is quick and didn't lag

No social networking integration ; QWERTY touchscreen keyboard is a little difficult to use in portrait mode ; Lacks really decent apps in the Ovi store ; Screen's a tad too small ; Unable to use your own headset

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Nokia 700


Nokia claims it's the smallest smartphone ever. Is that because there's nothing to the 700?

Excellent screen, Great build quality, Comprehensive video support

Limited app support, Ropey camera, Symbian OS is still limited

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Sandra Vogel (

Nokia 700 review


The Nokia 700 is a neat little smartphone with a solid and tidy physical design. At just 92g in weight and overall measurements of 110x50x9.7mm it may appeal if you want your smartphone to fit into a small pocket and like the idea of being able to...

The fact that the smartphone basics are catered for mean the Nokia 700 has decent functionality. However, it may be that bit too small to pass muster as a usable handset, and Symbian 10.1 feels distinctly hampered by a lack of third-party app support.

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Hannah Bouckley (

Nokia 700 Review


Nokia is billing the 700 as the smallest smartphone with a customisable homescreen, it's also one of the latest handsets to be running Symbian Belle, the latest version of the company's operating…

Fantastic build quality ; Great screen ; 1Ghz processor ; Symbian tweaks improve user experiance

Typing can be hard on the small screen ; Limited apps ; Some actions take too long to complete

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Sandra Vogel (

Nokia 700 review


We review the Nokia 700, a Symbian Belle handset from Nokia that may not live up to the standards of a smartphone, but tries to fit in

Small and pocket friendly, Great hardware design, Bright, clear, sharp screen

Slightly laggy at times, Not enough third party apps, Screen dimensions aren’t ideal, For all its updating Symbian feels out of data at times

The Nokia 700 is quite a step forward, but we aren’t sure how much life is really left in Symbian as an OS, and we found the handset a little laggy at times

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Mobile Choice UK (

Nokia 700 review -


Sharp screen, decent web experience, NFC capability

Lack of apps, only 2GB of storage, Symbian Belle still not as intuitive as Android of iOS

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: (

Nokia 700


Touted as the "most compact touch monoblock smartphone in the world", the Nokia 700 measures in at tiny 110 x 50.7 x 9.7mm. That's not all it's got going for it, as it's also one of the first handsets to come running Nokia's all-new Symbian Belle OS....

Nokia is also touting the phone as one of the most environmentally-friendly around, thanks to its "extensive use of eco-friendly materials, long battery life and features to minimise battery consumption".

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Karan Shah (

Nokia 700 Review - Tech2


We've got tiny smartphones and then we have the Nokia 700 - the tiniest of them all. This one comes with Belle on board ...

The Nokia 700 is priced at Rs.16,500 (MOP). That’s one hell of a price, considering the Nokia Lumia 710 is selling for a grand cheaper. In a similar price range, you’ve got a range of pretty good Androids also – the Neo V , the DEFY+ , the Xperia...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Karan Shah (

Nokia 700 Review


We've got tiny smartphones and then we have the Nokia 700 - the tiniest of them all. This one comes with Belle on board. Nokia is slowly gaining mileage with their WP7 phones – more with the Lumia 710, than the Lumia 800, but they've still not...

The Nokia 700 is priced at Rs.16,500 (MOP). That’s one hell of a price, considering the Nokia Lumia 710 is selling for a grand cheaper. In a similar price range, you’ve got a range of pretty good Androids also – the Neo V, the DEFY+, the Xperia Active,...

Feb, 2012

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1080 / 1230
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:47 / 7
Continuous video playback time:6.55 / 6.9 / 6.91 / 6.916 / 7
Standby time (2G):403 / 465
Standby time (3G):416 / 450
Talk time (2G):12 / 12.5 / 7 / 7.1 / 7.16 / 7.2
Talk time (3G):4.3 / 4.5 / 5.4 / 5.6

Call management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call blocking: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice commands: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes


Auto exposure: Yes
Auto Focus:No / Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Camera resolution:2592 x 1944
Digital Zoom:2 / 3
Face detection: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:No / Yes
Geotagging: Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):3.2 / 5
Maximum frame rate:30
Night mode: Yes
Rear Camera Resolution:2592 x 1944
Rear camera resolution (numeric):3.2 / 5
Second Camera:No / Yes
Self-timer: Yes
Video capture resolution (max):1280 x 720
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p
White Balance:Auto
Zoom capability:2 / Yes


Head SAR (EU):1.43


Colour of product:Black, Red / Blue / Grey / Purple / Purple, White / Red / Silver, White
Form factor:Bar


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:8.13
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:360 x 640 / 640 x 360
Display Type:AMOLED
External display: No
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard layout:Alphanumeric / AZERTY


Internal RAM:0.5


Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Text prediction system:T9


Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, eAAC+, HE-AAC, M4A, MIDI, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, eAAC+, M4A, MP3, WMA / AAC, AMR, eAAC+, MP3, WMA / AAC, AMR, MP3, WAV / AAC, AMR, MP3, WMA / AAC, HE-AAC, MIDI, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC, HE-AAC, MIDI, MP3, WMA / AAC, M4A, MP3, WMA / AAC, MIDI, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC, MP3, WMA
Document formats supported:DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, XLS / DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, XLS / DOC, PDF, PPT, TXT, XLX / DOC, PDF, PPT, XLS
FM band range:76 - 108 / 87.5 - 108
FM radio: Yes
Playback modes:Zoom
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
RSS reader: Yes
Video formats supported:3GP, AVCHD, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, VP6, WMV9 / 3GP, FLV, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, RM, VC-1 / 3GP, H.263, H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV9 / FLV, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV9 / H.264 / H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4 / H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1
Voice codecs:AMR-WB


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Pedestrian navigation: Yes
Position location:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE, GSM / GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:800,850,900,1700,1900,2100 / 800,850,900,1700,2100 / 850,900,1700,1900,2100
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0
Data network:3G
EDGE multislot class:32
GPRS multislot class:32
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Security algorithms:WEP, WPA, WPA2
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
WAP:2.0 / Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

Active toolbar: Yes
Auto: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3 / Polyphonic
Rotating: Yes
Video Playback:No / Yes
Voice Recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless Connection: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Customisable video ring tones: Yes
Exchange support: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Symbian OS
Operating System Version:Belle
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter, Events reminder, Games, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Notes, To-do list / Calculator, Calendar / Calculator, Calendar, Games, Notes, To-do list / Calculator, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Themes / Menu, Shortcuts, Themes, Widgets / Shortcuts, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
SyncML: Yes
Themes:Audio, Changeable colour, Pre-themes, Screensavers, Wallpapers
Video call:No / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Docking connector: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
TV-Out : Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB A / Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor architecture:ARM11
Processor Cores:1
Processor frequency:1 / 1.3


Exchange support: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Symbian OS
Operating System Version:Belle
SyncML: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal Memory:2 / 2000 / 2048
Internal RAM:512
Internal ROM:1024
Internal storage capacity:2 / 8
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes


Subscription type:No subscription


Video call:No / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11 / 9.7
Height :11 / 9.7