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Nokia 7280

alaTest has collected and analyzed 243 reviews of Nokia 7280. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the reliability and usability. The portability and size also get good opinions, whereas the price and battery get critical views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 7280 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nokia 7280

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Nokia 7280 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the products: Nokia 7280 Mobile Phone - Sim FreeNokia 7280 Mobile Phone - Sim Free

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nokia 7280

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Nokia 7280 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, 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 7280 Unlocked Cell Phone with Camera--U.S. Version with Warranty (Black)Nokia 7280 Unlocked Cell Phone with Camera--U.S. Version with Warranty (Black)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Nokia 7280 - Pocket-lint

 

If you're a fashion conscious gadgeteer then this will be the phone to be seen with in 2005

Design, Wow factor, surprisingly ease of use.

Not for the heavy number or text puncher

This is Nokia trying to create a style-conscious, design-focused mobile phone and in our minds, succeeding. For some, it will be a little over the top and we wouldn't recommend it to anyone who has either lots of texts to send or numbers to punch in.

Jan, 2005

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

Nokia 7280

 

For many years Nokia was a trendsetter in a mobile phone world. And having expanded its model line a few years ago it didn't manage to hold the appearance of its many models even series of devices. Their functional and design similarity made the...

A project represented with the three models Nokia 7260, Nokia 7270, Nokia 7280 is an experimental one (the 7000 series is always experimental in some kind). The designers used the 20th of the last century with their spangle of clubs, fanciful closes...

Jan, 2005

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

The 7280 wins points for its unique and attractive design, but everyday users will become quickly frustrated by its tedious messaging and number input process.

Small, slim and light, design has a "wow" factor, maintains the trademark Nokia ease of use, has most standard mobile features, display doubles as a mirror

Messaging and number input slow and tedious, lack of video recording, SIM card storage requires tool, no games or Java support

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: Kent German (cnet.com)

Nokia 7280 (Unlocked) review: Nokia 7280 (Unlocked)

 

Intro If you think that all Nokia cell phones boast the same candy bar-style design, you haven't been paying much attention. In reality, the Finnish company has always had a wacky side that often manifests itself in such unusual style elements as...

Strong assortment of features, including Bluetooth and speakerphone; VGA camera and FM radio; solid call quality; world phone.

Alternative design won't appeal to everyone; controls require a learning curve; small display; nonreplaceable battery; no Java support; video playback only.

While its design is purely a matter of taste, the 7280 is a feature-packed cell phone that performed well in our tests.

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: David Polesnư (gsmarena.com)

Nokia 7280 review: A toy for the rich

 

Nokia 7280 is the king among all stylish phones. The little oblong black brick provokes a mixture between astonishment and curiosity never mind the fact that handling its functions is confusing. Its equipment does not fall behind though either: feel...

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Jan, 2005

Expert review by: Kristyn Maslog-Levis (cnet.com.au)

Nokia 7280

 

It's around four inches, it vibrates, and it's shaped like a lipstick. It must be designed for women.

Very sexy and sleek design ; Very handy

Takes longer to send SMS or type numbers ; Weak battery life

It is obvious what the Nokia 7280's edge is. The style is what separates this phone from other handsets. It banks on something that has never been done before and it may just succeed in doing that. But with a retail price of almost AU$1,300, we doubt...

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: Kristina Dems (brighthub.com)

Nokia 7280 Review

 

The new Nokia 7280 unlocked Bluetooth camera GSM phone is an eye catcher. With a compact design unseen in most Nokia handsets, the Nokia 7280 is a certified best seller.

The Nokia 7280 is a solid phone with a creative, out-of-the-box design which clearly is its most glaring attraction. Although users should expect some time to get used to the design, the phone is user friendly. The screen is a bit small but this is to...

May, 2011

Expert review by: About.com (about.com)

Nokia 7280 Review

 

Truly nice style in a very lightweight package

Phone needs to be sent back to Nokia for battery change, No keypad means a real loss in efficiency

Excellent for fashionable people who don't care so much about functionality but place style above everything. Walking out of a Limo with that phone in hands is sure to turn heads but just imagine the same jewel with a better software.

Feb, 2006

Expert review by: Matt Davey (hexus.net)

Nokia 7280

 

Nokia has traditionally been to mobile phones what Microsoft is to operating systems. In other words, the world's dominant force in mobile handset sales. Last year saw that domination threatened by new manufacturers on the scene such as Samsung, and...

Whilst the 7280 was designed with a specific brief in mind it's hard to believe that usability and practicality were not also on the checklist. The look of the 7280 is no doubt an acquired taste, and the screen, whilst crisp is really too small to be...

Aug, 2005

Expert review by: Jin Khang Ong (mobileburn.com)

Review: Nokia 7280

 

Nokia's 7280 is a one of a kind handset. For starters, it has no keypad - just a Navi Spinner dial. How, you might ask, does one enter phone numbers or send text messages with such a device? Read Jin's review to find out.

One-of-a-kind design, EDGE, Bluetooth

Nightmareish usability issues, no email, small/non-removable battery

Jul, 2005

Product Specifications

Audio

FM radio: Yes
Music player: No
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Camera

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

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Infrared data port: Yes

Display

Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:104 x 208

Memory

Internal Memory:2.5

Messaging

Chat: No
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes

Networking

Data network:GPRS
WAP: Yes

Other features

Networking type:GSM
Operating Frequency:900/1800/1900
Phone camera type:VGA
Smartphone: No

Phone features

Direct printing: No
Java technology: Yes

Power

Battery Capacity:700
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BL-8N
Standby time (2G):240
Talk time (2G):3

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.2
Height :1.9
Weight:84
Width:11.5
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