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Friday, April 4, 2008

Nokia 7650 Review

This phone can be considered as the second in its class, and is almost a full analog of Nokia 7650. The main differences are extended battery capacity, wap-browser of 2.0 version. Changeable panels are available for this youth oriented device. There is also a third diapason unlike Nokia 7650 and expansion slot for MMS cards.

Class: smartphone
Position in the line: under Nokia 9210i, comparable with Nokia 7650
Rival phones: SonyEricsson P800


General features
Made in Finland
Announced in September 2002, in the market since the 1 quarter of 2003
Battery type 850 mAh Li-Ion
Talk time from 2.5 to 4 hours, standby time from 150 to 200 hours, time for charging - ACP-8/ 1 hour 50 minutes
High-contrast graphic display shows up to 4096 colors, resolution of 176 x 208 pixels, dimensions 35 x 41 mm, not sensory
Automatic sensor, adjusts backlighting brightness
Navigation button can be placed in 5 positions
The phone is run by Symbian OS version 6 (Platform 60)
28 menu languages, English and two other languages can be used at the same time
Colors - Dark Blue, Grey ? Yellow, extra Xpress-onTM panels are available: Blue, Fuchsia, and Purple. There are also art panels.
Weight: 130 g
Dimensions: 130 x 57 x 26 mm

4 MB of memory are shared dynamically between a phone book, calendar, messages, pictures and applications.
Expansion slot for MMC cards
Allows to set a photo for a particular number in a phone book
There are 8 fields for each name where you can write a name, a sirname, organization name, position , stationary phone number, mobile phone number, fax and e-mail address.
The amount of users' groups is not limited, one name can be reffered to several groups at the same time
Notes on a SIM-card are stored separately, you can't look through them and notes in the phone memory at the same time
Call lists, they are not limited by the number of notes, there is a call type note besides date and call duration. Allows to set a storage period for a call in the list (a month by default)

Call management, ringing tones
Vibrating alert
Voice dialing for 25 numbers
Loud speaker
Shows call duration
Melody editor, allows to set a melody for a name in a phone book

Predictive text input ?9
Templates(10 are already set and you can change them or add your ones)
Sends and receives graphic messages
Concatenated messages

WAP 2.0
GPRS (3+1)
E-mail protocols: SMTP, POP3, IMAP4
Synchronization with PC via Bluetooth or IR connection

Organizer and extras
User's profiles (5), allows to set a temporary profile
Time, date
Calculator and currency converter
Stopwatch (up to 20 transitional moments), countdown timer
Organizer supports different types of events, reminder
To-do list
Built-in digital photo camera with the maximum resolution of 640 x 480 pixels, allows to store up to 80 photos, different types of JPG file compression
Photo album
Supports MIDP JavaTM
Allows to load Java applications
Games - Snake Ex, Card Deck, Mix Pix, Ergonomic game controls


In early 2003, the Nokia 3650 turned a lot of heads when word of the phone leaked back in September, 2002. One cannot help but notice how Nokia's flair for unique designs really shows. The departure from the standard square keypad is interesting - a trend started by its predecessors.