Specs summary

Screen
2"

The Nokia 6300's screen is 2 inches with 240 x 320 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown
OS

The phone runs on the Other operating system (OS).

Camera
2+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 2+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
Storage
8 MB

Internal memory is 8 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 2 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
860mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 860 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 6.5 days standby time, 180 minutes (2G).



Reviews (8.7/10 Avg. rating)


MobileBurn

Solidly built slim handset which has much to offer

from MobileBurn
The Nokia 6300 offers many features for a slim handset, and should be on the shortlist of potential phones for buyers looking for this type of device. Even with the crackling loudspeaker, the phone has quite a lot to offer. However, the lack of an auto-focus camera might put off some buyers if imaging is one of their main concerns. If you can overlook these issues, the Nokia 6300 might just be perfect for you... Full review
GSMArena

Conservative design, miniUSB, and a slim body with steel plates

from GSMArena
Nokia 6300 is a good phone. Along with slim design of steel plates it also offers an especially rich functional menu, similar to the functional equipment of all other phones based on the Series 40 3rd Edition platform. It brings along broad personalization options and a great amount of working and multimedia functions. However, it is not only the design of Nokia 6300 that is worth compliments. Its 16 million color display as well as its miniUSB connector are brilliant too. Users may not like the fingerprints or the low video record resolution... Full review

U wanna Have It

I have been using this phone for a year and a half . The functionalities are good . The body is tough and very strong . The only con i see is the camera and unsupportive .sis files . If i was a product manager, I would add a 3.2 Mp camera with auto focus and flash plus a symbian OS . This would ma... More
I have been using this phone for a year and a half . The functionalities are good . The body is tough and very strong . The only con i see is the camera and unsupportive .sis files . If i was a product manager, I would add a 3.2 Mp camera with auto focus and flash plus a symbian OS . This would make it a perfect phone . Less

less memory of text messages

i have nokia 6300 but it stores just 40 messages and i wana to increase its messages memory or if there is any way to convert message memory to Memory card i will be glad if some 1 have solution for this prob. i mean text messages
i have nokia 6300 but it stores just 40 messages and i wana to increase its messages memory or if there is any way to convert message memory to Memory card i will be glad if some 1 have solution for this prob. i mean text messages Less

nokia 6300

The worst thing about this phone is its weak signal. I have 2 sets & they have the same problem. Since signal is the most important piece, I can say that this phone is a useless phone.
The worst thing about this phone is its weak signal. I have 2 sets & they have the same problem. Since signal is the most important piece, I can say that this phone is a useless phone. Less
Pricegrabber

Overall, this phone was just what I wanted and nee...

from Pricegrabber
Strengths: Storage space, customization options, Weaknesses: Reception quality, battery life, radio needs special headset Using experience: 2 Days Overall, this phone was just what I wanted and needed. the price will range dramatically depending on where you purchase it from and what color you wa... More
Strengths: Storage space, customization options, Weaknesses: Reception quality, battery life, radio needs special headset Using experience: 2 Days Overall, this phone was just what I wanted and needed. the price will range dramatically depending on where you purchase it from and what color you want. I made certain to buy the US version (I bought it directly from Nokia at their flagship store, in NYC). Memory: It comes with 32 MB built in, you should buy a 2 GB Micro SD card. You can swap out cards without shutting the phone or interfering with its operation (great for choosing from multiple choices of media). Reception: Calls are being dropped, but I had the same problem on my old phone (Sony Ericsson's T226), so it could simply be my service (AT&T/Cingular). Also, call quality is not the greatest sometimes I hear perfectly, whereas the person on the other end complains that I can't be heard and am breaking up. Video/Camera: The phone comes with many choices of quality and pixel size for the shots that you can take. Response time on the highest quality for photos seems to have a slight lag, but I have had no prior experience with camera phones, so I am not sure how fast and well they should work. Customization/software, etc.: You can access the internal memory of the phone using a standard USB cable, attached to a PC. Since Nokia offers lots of software choices and platforms for free, you can change internal ringtones, etc. at your whim. However, it would be advisable to stick with whichever version of phone software that it came with because many problems will arise along with any improvements to call quality, etc. Battery life: Overall, if just using the phone as a media player or for calls, the battery will last at least 3.5-4.5 Hours. However, if you use both, your battery will most likely only last closer to 3 hours. If you turn bluetooth on while using the media player (play or send via bluetooth), it may die much sooner. You can charge it via a Chines travel battery pack, the AC outlet plug that comes with it, or any 2.5 MM car charger (I got one for $5 from a street vendor). Headsets: Practically any 2.5 MM jack headset will work (all $1-10 Chinese ones that I tried worked). However, to access the radio you need a special one from Nokia. For Bluetooth none of the Motorolas that I tried worked (from the H series- 300, 360, 700). You will need to look around carefully and try someone else to be sure that it is compatible before purchasing. Less

Best phone I had to date

I don't want to seem picky, but a 3.6 MP camera would make this phone perfect. Overall it is good looking, strong,easy to use, and the FM radio is the cats ass! The battery performs much better when you turn off functions like keypad tones, vibrate, and bluetooth etc. when these are not needed. I"v... More
I don't want to seem picky, but a 3.6 MP camera would make this phone perfect. Overall it is good looking, strong,easy to use, and the FM radio is the cats ass! The battery performs much better when you turn off functions like keypad tones, vibrate, and bluetooth etc. when these are not needed. I"ve had mine for about 10 mos. and like I said, it's the best phone I've had so far.(I usually get a new phone every 7-8 mos). I give it two thumbs up! Less
Yahoo

N6300

from Yahoo
Pro: very elegant and slim Con: cam has no flash and poor battery life My friends keep on praising my new phone. They say that my nokia 6300, which is color red, has a very elegant and "hot" look. Well, i agree! The camera of this phone is very addicting! The only problem is that it has no fla... More
Pro: very elegant and slim Con: cam has no flash and poor battery life My friends keep on praising my new phone. They say that my nokia 6300, which is color red, has a very elegant and "hot" look. Well, i agree! The camera of this phone is very addicting! The only problem is that it has no flash :c i love taking pictures of my self but i cant use my phone in dark places. When i'm attending night parties and when i'm at disco bars, icant use it as a camera. Too bad coz i dont wannna bring my digital cam when i'm at party venues. Less
Yahoo

it get hot

from Yahoo
Pro: male Con: single After using this phone there is proplem of heat as soon i use it for more than ten minutes, the other thing is that i notice headache and ear discomfort. Now am asking is this to me only or there some one complain if this undisearable feeling
Pro: male Con: single After using this phone there is proplem of heat as soon i use it for more than ten minutes, the other thing is that i notice headache and ear discomfort. Now am asking is this to me only or there some one complain if this undisearable feeling Less
Yahoo

nokia 6300

from Yahoo
Pro: good design Con: poor battery life a good phone overall but i have the same problem with its poor battery life qouestion is are there any compatible battery that can at least solved its poor battery problem, however its a very very good phone.....did they also released a 1.3 megapixel version... More
Pro: good design Con: poor battery life a good phone overall but i have the same problem with its poor battery life qouestion is are there any compatible battery that can at least solved its poor battery problem, however its a very very good phone.....did they also released a 1.3 megapixel version of the nokia6300 Less
Pricegrabber

This phone is thin and light. The screen is large ...

from Pricegrabber
Strengths: Nice design, 2 MP camera, bluetooth, phone feels very sturdy and well-built. Weaknesses: None that I can think of. Using experience: 14 days This phone is thin and light. The screen is large and it is fully packed with features. The speaker is nice and loud. The camera works great. I h... More
Strengths: Nice design, 2 MP camera, bluetooth, phone feels very sturdy and well-built. Weaknesses: None that I can think of. Using experience: 14 days This phone is thin and light. The screen is large and it is fully packed with features. The speaker is nice and loud. The camera works great. I highly recommend this phone. Less
Phonedog

Nokia 6300

from Phonedog
Pro: nice look, stainless steel case, clear screen,can set up the keys to meet your needs, takes nice pictures. Nokia is a good name phone, you can use a blue tooth, phone is 2 megapixel for a clearer picture, Con: keys stick, low battery life, sound is low, ringer fades, needs a memory card to re... More
Pro: nice look, stainless steel case, clear screen,can set up the keys to meet your needs, takes nice pictures. Nokia is a good name phone, you can use a blue tooth, phone is 2 megapixel for a clearer picture, Con: keys stick, low battery life, sound is low, ringer fades, needs a memory card to record more then a couple of pictures, volume low even when raised, the phone does not always pick up very well when inside of a building, directions for sending messages & photos is hard to follow, keys must be struck exactly in the middle so that the correct numbers & letters appear on the screen when typing, keys are very small & close together, it makes it hard to type with your fingernails. Using experience: 2 months If I had a chance to choose a phone again, it would not be the nokia 6300, In the past 10 years, I have always decided on Nokia telephones because they were very dependable, would pick up calls in areas where other manufacturers phones would not, the sound was good and the design held up well, but I have been very disappointed with the Nokia 6300 model. Less



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Full Specs

Overview
Release date November 28, 2006
Regions available USA, Canada, Europe
Networks
GSM:
850/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Other
Processor No
Internal Flash Memory
8 MB
RAM No
ROM No
GPS No
Digital compass Unknown
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Unknown
SAR Head: 0.57 W/kg
Body: 0.48 W/kg
Languages English, French, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 860 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
180 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 6.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA No
Material Unknown
Colors black, red, silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.3 x 4.4 x 1.2 cm
(4.1 x 1.7 x 0.5 in)
Weight 91 grams
(3.2 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 2 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Unknown
Screen Orientation Lock Unknown
Multi Touch Unknown
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Unknown
Additional Display Features No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Unknown
Home Key Unknown
Mute Key Unknown
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity 1000 entries
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type WAP 2.0
Browser Unknown
Javascript No
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, EMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) Yes
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, HFP, HSP
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD (up to 2 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Unknown
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 2+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom 8x digital
Flash No
Additional Rear Camera Info Brightness control, Effects
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP
Video Recording Parameters QCIF (176 x 144 pixels), 15 fps
Front Camera  
Resolution
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, eAAC+, WAV
Radio Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
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 Unknown
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Document Viewer Unknown
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps -
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments European version supports GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz and Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) for stereo audio streaming over Bluetooth technology. Nokia 6300i has WiFi.
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