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Nokia Intrigue review

3.2/10 AVG.
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3.2/10
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The Nokia Intrigue currently has an Informr score of 3.2 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
2.2"
Camera
2+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


MobileBurn

The Nokia 7205 Intrigue for Verizon is certainly one of the best looking cell phones to hit the market this year, and it's built with matching levels of quality. While the high-gloss black plastic exterior is quick to grab hold of your fingerprints, the chrome accents make this one sexy phone. The h...

- Ricky Cadden, MobileBurn


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Nokia released the Intrigue on March 23, 2009.


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


If your Intrigue has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Nokia support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Nokia's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
2.2"

The Nokia Intrigue's screen size is 2.2 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

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
150 MB

Internal memory is 150 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 8 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 11 days standby time, 240 minutes.

Nokia Intrigue Specs

Overview
Release date March 23, 2009
Regions available USA
Networks
CDMA:
800/1900 MHz
Data:
1xRTT, EV-DO
SIM card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System
Processor
Internal Storage 150 MB
RAM No
ROM No
Digital compass No
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.08 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 860 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 240 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 11 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Flip
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 9.0 x 4.7 x 1.4 cm (3.5 x 1.9 x 0.6 in)
Weight 90 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates Yes
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 2.2 inches
3D No
Secondary Display Color OLED, 32 x 176 pixels, 1.92 inches
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
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 Yes
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 500
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, AIM, MSN, ICQ
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
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 Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 8 GB)
PC Synchronization No
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
2+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Self-timer, White balance
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC+, AAC, WMA
Radio No
Video Playback No
Video Playback Formats No
Mobile TV Yes
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 Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Pre-installed ()
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Nokia 7205

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Critic Reviews


MobileBurn

Certainly one of the best looking cell phones

from MobileBurn

The Nokia 7205 Intrigue for Verizon is certainly one of the best looking cell phones to hit the market this year, and it's built with matching levels of quality. While the high-gloss black plastic exterior is quick to grab hold of your fingerprints, the chrome accents make this one sexy phone. The hidden external display is bright and functional, allowing you to control your music or browse through an incoming text message. The internal display is nice and bright, and the new Habitat mode is a fun way to view your contacts. The battery life is also quite stellar, and the camera produces decent photos. Unfortunately, the lack of email options or easy PIM synchronization means this will be a difficult phone to use, for some. The music player is quite limited, and the inability to listen to music in the background is annoying, as is the inability to purchase an entire album from Verizon's V CAST music store. The web browser makes a valiant effort at bringing the desktop internet to your pocket, but fails at that, as well. Overall, we at MobileBurn.com give the Nokia 7205 Intrigue from Verizon a 'Recommended' rating....

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The Nokia 7205 Intrigue for Verizon is certainly one of the best looking cell phones to hit the market this year, and it's built with matching levels of quality. While the high-gloss black plastic exterior is quick to grab hold of your fingerprints, the chrome accents make this one sexy phone. The hidden external display is bright and functional, allowing you to control your music or browse through an incoming text message. The internal display is nice and bright, and the new Habitat mode is a fun way to view your contacts. The battery life is also quite stellar, and the camera produces decent photos. Unfortunately, the lack of email options or easy PIM synchronization means this will be a difficult phone to use, for some. The music player is quite limited, and the inability to listen to music in the background is annoying, as is the inability to purchase an entire album from Verizon's V CAST music store. The web browser makes a valiant effort at bringing the desktop internet to your pocket, but fails at that, as well. Overall, we at MobileBurn.com give the Nokia 7205 Intrigue from Verizon a 'Recommended' rating.

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User Reviews


Amazon

horrible phone

from Amazon
this is the worst phone I have owned. I have had to replace it 4 different times in less than a year. The charging port is constantly breaking and I have never had a problem like this with any previous phones I have had. It has to be charged nightly even with the extended battery. DON'T get this phone
this is the worst phone I have owned. I have had to replace it 4 different times in less than a year. The charging port is constantly breaking and I have never had a problem like this with any previous phones I have had. It has to be charged nightly even with the extended battery. DON'T get this phone Less
Amazon

Check the bluetooth compatibility before you buy

from Amazon
The phone doesn't pair with my 2008 Lexus LS460's bluetooth handsfree package. Searched the web and discovered that I'm not alone. Not sure why Nokia would manufacture a phone that isn't compatible with all car bluetooth packages - that's what standards are for. A few discussion groups have also ind...More
The phone doesn't pair with my 2008 Lexus LS460's bluetooth handsfree package. Searched the web and discovered that I'm not alone. Not sure why Nokia would manufacture a phone that isn't compatible with all car bluetooth packages - that's what standards are for. A few discussion groups have also indicated that Verizon may have something to do with it, who knows. A big miss. Was able to get my iPhone to pair with my car without any issues Less
Amazon

Looks cool - hard to use and bad sound

from Amazon
Maybe this phone is OK for a throw-away for a 5 year old. The sound on this phone, both on the handset and speakerphone, is absolutely horrible!! Also the menu system is not easy to use - to navigate to another screen within the same category requires you to back out all the way to the main screen, t...More
Maybe this phone is OK for a throw-away for a 5 year old. The sound on this phone, both on the handset and speakerphone, is absolutely horrible!! Also the menu system is not easy to use - to navigate to another screen within the same category requires you to back out all the way to the main screen, then hit menu again and choose your next menu item. Less
Amazon

Shows Fingerprints

from Amazon
I have had this phone for about a month. I like its sleekness and smooth finish. However, the downside is it shows horrible fingerprints on the outside and inside surfaces.
Amazon

Could be a good phone but once again sound issues

from Amazon
First I had the LG8300 no complaints, and the rest of the phones I reutrned. Which amounted to the LG choloclate3, LG8360 Motorola W755. Then I found Digital voice in the Samsung Renown which had lousy audio quality. Then Today I picked up the Intrigue. I actually tested this phone out for about an h...More
First I had the LG8300 no complaints, and the rest of the phones I reutrned. Which amounted to the LG choloclate3, LG8360 Motorola W755. Then I found Digital voice in the Samsung Renown which had lousy audio quality. Then Today I picked up the Intrigue. I actually tested this phone out for about an hour before I committed to it. It sounded much better than the Samsung but not quite os good as the LG 8300 on hand however I was willing to give it a try because I really want visual voice mail. I was excited I actaully found a phone with some features that had nice voice quality and features. My dreams were broken. When I called someone while traviling about 15 miles on the phone. His voice was either too loud (and my volume was at it's lowest) or it was low the way I wanted it. I returned it to the store and the tech was able to reproduce the problem. I got another phone from another store and tested it out of the phone in the store for about an hour and it was strange inside the store the other party was lower (not touching the volume button) and when I went outside the other party was too loud for me to keep my ear to the phone. I have a feeling even though it's not memtioned that Nokia trys to adjusst the phone volume acording the the backgroud noise but does a lousy job of that. ( this is not a fact but just a thought) Well it's back to my LG VX 8300 WHY WHY WHY CAN'T THEY JUST MAKE A PHONE THAT HAS THE FEATURES AND HAS GOOD SOUND QUALIITY AND LET ME ADJUST THE VOLUME THE OLD AND IS THAT IS A FLIP PHONE i DON'T NEED A PHONE THAT PLAYS MUSIC THATS WHAT i HAVE A STEREO FOR. BUT WHATEVER Less

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