- Michael Oryl , MobileBurn
On paper, at least, the Nokia 6500 Slide looks like it should be a top end feature phone.
Reviews (9.6/10 Avg. rating)
Solid and capable but means less business than smartphones
The Nokia 6500 slide is a hard one to define and, though formally of the same bloodline, the 6500 classic isn't any better of a reference point. Nokia 6500 slide focus is on the imaging capabilities, plus, the brushed stainless steel exterior puts it in a more exclusive league.
Nokia 6500 slide is high on exclusivity and style but in a reserved or laid-back manner. It's not a cameraphone but has a very good camera. It's solid and capable but means less business than smartphones. It scores very high, both in terms of design and functionality, but is caught in crossfire due to its... Full review
The phone doesn't always excel where one would expect it to
On paper, at least, the Nokia 6500 Slide looks like it should be a top end feature phone. It has dual-band 3G support in addition to quad-band GSM support, it has a built-in 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera, and a solid media player. It is also quite attractive and uses a QVGA resolution display that can show up to 16 million different color shades. That's all very impressive.
But the reality of the situation is that the phone doesn't always excel where one would expect it to. While the music player is, indeed, very good, the AF digital camera takes some coaxing to get a good phot... Full review