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Siemens SK65

Siemens SK65
alaScore 79

87 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 reviews of Siemens SK65. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size. The design is also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the durability. There are some less positive reviews about the camera and screen.

design, size

screen, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Siemens SK65 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 87 reviews)

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

Siemens SK65 - Pocket-lint

 

More stylish than a standard Blackberry, however something is missing

The Blackberry client, style, keyboard

Size, screen resolution, no camera or mp3 player, keyboard spilt down the middle

With a promise of 250 hours standby and 300 minutes talk time this phone should last you through a good day on the phone. The phone also has Quad-band support making this live up to its business worker approach and mean that you aside from Japan you...

Feb, 2005

Expert review by: PC Pro (alphr.com)

Siemens SK65

 

Although the keyboard isn't the miracle cure for handheld typing that we'd hoped, this is a stylish alternative to the BlackBerry range.

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: Maria Mitina (mobile-review.com)

Siemens SK65

 

That's curious the reason of not manufacturing a real smartphone was hidden with some rhetorical phrases sounded on a presentation on the 2 of August in London. Lothar Pauly on of the directors in Siemens Mobile and later a president of Siemens Com...

At CeBIT Lothar Pauly and Rudi Lamprecht (one of the directors of Siemens Mobile for that moment) told Siemens S65 was an excellent business solution equipped with a 1.3 megapixel camera allowing not only taking photos but also shooting video. The fact...

Jan, 2005

Expert review by: Ryan Block (engadget.com)

Siemens SK65 review

 

Siemens turned some heads (pun sort of intended) last year with their announcement of their SK65, a pretty radical form factor departure from the regular QWERTY keyboard-equipped mobile communicators out there. And what's more, they produced a...

Feb, 2005

Expert review by: CNET Australia (cnet.com.au)

Siemens SK65

 

Siemens' SK65 smartphone has Research In Motion's Blackberry solution built in, plus an innovative 'cross-to-type' keyboard.

Siemens would not give pricing for any of the three SK65 variants but expects the phone to become available in November in Europe, Middle East and Latin America with other regions to follow shortly afterwards (a local release date could not be given at...

Aug, 2004

Expert review by: Hardware Zone (hardwarezone.com)

Siemens SK65 (Tri-Band)

 

Where the SK65's rating was of concern, our 4 stars award was well justified by its all round features. The SK65 worked well as a mobile phone with hardly a glitch throughout our test period. Useful applications such as the Organizer, Survival...

Dec, 2005

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

Review: Siemens SK65

 

They say X marks the spot. Well, that certainly seems to be the case with the Siemens SK65. That amazing X swivel form factor allows Siemens to put a really nice QWERTY keyboard into the SK, and the BlackBerry support is sure to please many.

Feb, 2005

Expert review by: Sandra Vogel (zdnet.com.au)

First Take: Siemens SK65

 

Siemens' SK65 smartphone has Research In Motion's Blackberry solution built in, plus an innovative 'cross-to-type' keyboard.

Aug, 2004

Expert review by: Mobile Gazette (mobilegazette.com)

Siemens SK65

 

Images: Siemens AG

Aug, 2004

Expert review by: Chris (Guest Contributor - Holland) (mobile88.com)

Siemens SK65

 

SK65 claims to be the first handset to offer complete email management with BlackBerry Built-In technology.

In order to come to the end I would like to add that there aren't any problems between the actually phone manager and the phone itselves. “Synching” and anything else works perfectly. Both with Outlook, and with Lotus Notes, owing to XTND Connect. The...

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Product Specifications

Audio

FM radio: No
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Camera

Built-in Camera: No

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:1.2
Infrared data port: Yes

Display

Display:TFT
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:132 x 176
Touchscreen: No

Keyboard

Keyboard layout:QWERTY

Memory

Flash card support: No
Internal Memory:64

Messaging

MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes

Networking

Data network:GPRS

Other features

Networking type:GSM
Operating Frequency:900, 1800, 1900
Smartphone: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Phone features

Form factor:Swivel
Java technology: Yes
Phonebook capacity:2000
Speakerphone: Yes
Text prediction system:T9

Power

Battery Capacity:750
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):250
Talk time (2G):5

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.2
Height :12
Weight:144
Width:4.7
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