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Nokia 2600 Classic review

5/10 AVG.
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5/10
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The Nokia 2600 Classic currently has an Informr score of 5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
Unknown
Camera
VGA (640 x 480)



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Nokia released the 2600 Classic on January 22, 2008.


We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Nokia 2600 Classic user manual here.


Nokia backs up the 2600 Classic with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
Unknown

The Nokia 2600 Classic's screen size is Unknown with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
VGA (640 x 480)

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard VGA (640 x 480) camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
10 MB

Internal memory is 10 MB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
Unknown

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 16 days standby time.

2600 Classic Specs

Overview
Release date January 22, 2008
Regions available USA
Networks
GSM:
850/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS
SIM card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System
Processor
Internal Storage 10 MB
RAM No
ROM No
Digital compass No
Flightmode No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.43 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity No
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 16 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Colors Black, Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.0 x 4.7 x 1.2 cm (4.3 x 1.9 x 0.5 in)
Weight 73 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size Unknown
3D No
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control No
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 1000
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, AIM, MSN
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
Expansion Slot Info
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Unknown
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
VGA (640 x 480)
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback No
Audio Formats No
Radio Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps No ()
Included Software / Apps -
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Amazon

slllooooowwwww.... but handy

from Amazon
I needed a phone for the sake of a phone; when you hit "menu" there's lag - actual, tedious, twiddle-your-thumbs LAG. Count to three or four. Sip some coffee. None of those gadgets are even active on my phone! I don't even text and it's a snail! But I love it and it works.
Amazon

HORRIBLE!!!

from Amazon
My husband had me get him a basic phone when we renewed our AT&T plan. I'd always had Nokias in the past and LOVED them. They were so reliable, I dropped my phone in water TWICE and dried it out, put the battery back in and never had an issue with my Nokia phones. So, naturally I thought this would be...More
My husband had me get him a basic phone when we renewed our AT&T plan. I'd always had Nokias in the past and LOVED them. They were so reliable, I dropped my phone in water TWICE and dried it out, put the battery back in and never had an issue with my Nokia phones. So, naturally I thought this would be a great choice. I even looked up the phone on various tech websites and not one mentioned the fact that this phone SUCKS. 1. freezes ALL the time 2. when it does freeze, it takes FOREVER to turn back on/off. 3. the keys are so small and a few "share" the same pad (see the top bottons for on/off, menu etc) that we're constantly pushing the wrong button. 4. the sound is horrible, you can barely hear the person on the other line and when he calls me on it, his voice is often mumbled and sounds are blurred together (it's not a problem with my phone b/c it only happens when you make a call from his phone to mine) 5. gets bad signal. we obviously carry the same AT&T and my phone consistently gets better signal than his Honestly, Nokia, I'm waaaay disappointed. It's like Dodge/Chrystler and the Caravan/Town and Country. PS when we renewed, I got the LG CF360 and I love it, great phone, good battery life, easy to use, great camera. Less
Amazon

Basic

from Amazon
I just got this from AT&T as a replacement for the 2610 I owned. It died before the warranty ran out. It's lighter in weight than the 2610. It's easy to read outdoors, which was impossible with the 2610 and it's simple to use even for a 55 year old non-techie. The other thing I really like about it is,...More
I just got this from AT&T as a replacement for the 2610 I owned. It died before the warranty ran out. It's lighter in weight than the 2610. It's easy to read outdoors, which was impossible with the 2610 and it's simple to use even for a 55 year old non-techie. The other thing I really like about it is, it can be turned off. It will go into "sleep" mode if you want it to, but instead of locking and unlocking the phone, I prefer to turn it off. Much simpler. It does all the other stuff you techies like, but I use mine to get a call and to make a call. Period. Less
Amazon

Garbage

from Amazon
I got this phone from an AT&T store for $40 and a 2year contract. I got ripped off. I could have gotten it from AT&T on the net for free!! The Bluetooth is problematical, some times it works with my Jawbone and some times it doesn't. It has a camera, but the AT&T manual that came with it is useless, it...More
I got this phone from an AT&T store for $40 and a 2year contract. I got ripped off. I could have gotten it from AT&T on the net for free!! The Bluetooth is problematical, some times it works with my Jawbone and some times it doesn't. It has a camera, but the AT&T manual that came with it is useless, it is 32 pages long, with very small and blurry pictures. There are 5 bad pictures showing how to remove the back, and battery, to install the Sim card, no mention of how difficult it is to get the back off. Another picture shows where to plug in the power brick, all you can make out is a black rectangle and a blurry little plug pointed at the black rectangle, there are three holes in that black rectangle. I thought that AT&T had just printed a bad manual, but even though the Nokia manual is twice the size it is just as bad. The manual from Nokia is 65 pages, and under "Media" it does have instructions on how to take a picture, but they are wrong. no mention on how to view the pictures that you have taken. After spending much time I discovered, with no help from either manual, how to Bluetooth the pictures to my computer. Grainy pictures is the best it can do. You can barley hear the speaker phone, and it can't be switch on until the party you are calling picks up. All in all for a Nokia phone it's well beneath their usually high standards. And I don't recommend it. Less
Amazon

Lot of features for less price

from Amazon
Peace to all. I bought this phone a couple of days back for only 205 Aed. ($56). I love the phone. It has a vga camera also. You can higly cutomize the phone. The Calendar is great. You can make repetitive reminders with the options daily, monthly, yearly and can also set intervals for the reminder. Be...More
Peace to all. I bought this phone a couple of days back for only 205 Aed. ($56). I love the phone. It has a vga camera also. You can higly cutomize the phone. The Calendar is great. You can make repetitive reminders with the options daily, monthly, yearly and can also set intervals for the reminder. Besides that you can also set the date till when the reminder should keep repeating. I have made the left button on the main front screen of my mobile set to the calendar. So I can get 1 click access to my calendar. You can also customize the left key on the main page as a shortcut to any application, feature on the phone. The phone supports java applications so can program it also. The games are not the best: Galaxy Balls, Snake EX2, Sudoku. It also has a voice recorder and can use the camera to record small video clips also. The phone does show a little lag when switching between screens but is bearable due to the features it has. Over all the phone is amazing for the price I feel for me. Less
Amazon

Absurdly slow

from Amazon
My roughly 3 year old phone was finally due for a replacement because it had started 'freezing'. I wanted something basic and reliable, and this looked like it would fit the bill. The phone is basic, which I think is good. However, it is ridiculously slow. For example there is a delay of about 3 se...More
My roughly 3 year old phone was finally due for a replacement because it had started 'freezing'. I wanted something basic and reliable, and this looked like it would fit the bill. The phone is basic, which I think is good. However, it is ridiculously slow. For example there is a delay of about 3 seconds between pressing the 'menu' button and the menu showing up! I honestly can't believe that basic functions on Nokia's entry-level phones seem to have become slower over the last several years. Less

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