This Nokia 770 review is based on a technical analysis of the cell phone's technical specifications, it is not an actual hands-on review. It outlines the strong and weak points of the Nokia 770. The strongest points are listed with a (+) sign while the weakest points have a (-) sign before them. This Nokia 770 analysis is generated automatically based on our specifications for that phone and considering that manufacturers do not always detail technical specifications clearly, some information may be missing.
(+) PDA/Palmtop Computer: . The Nokia 770 is a PDA phone, also known as "palmtop computer" (Linux operating system). This generally features a larger than average display, the possibility to download very sophisticated applications and games and a full keyboard or a stylus which makes it an interesting palmtop computer in addition to a cell phone. It also makes surfing the web easier.(-) Camera: It doesn't have a camera, which is not a necessary feature yet may be useful and make your experience better.
(View the latest camera cell phones)(-) Phone Book: It only stores Variable phone book entries, which is sufficient for the casual cell phone user but, if you have many business contact or friends, this may not be enough for you. Look for phones with more contacts.(-) Built-in Speakerphone: It doesn't include a built-in speakerphone, yet, a speakerphone is useful in some situations and it's important to know that various other phones do have a built-in speakerphone.
(View the latest cell phones with a built-in speakerphone)(-) Battery Performance: It has only a maximum rated standby time of 168 hours and a talk time of 180 minutes, and it may be too low for your needs, especially if you travel a lot and plan to use your cell phone often(+) Color Display: The color display's color mode is 65,536 and its resolution is 800 x 480. A color display helps for browsing the wireless web or viewing pictures and, of course, the larger it is, the better the experience and, the more colors, the better your pictures will look.(-) Analog Roaming: It doesn't support analog roaming. Analog is the older North-American cellular technology, however North-American networks are increasingly converting to large digital-only networks, which makes analog a not-so-useful feature (check coverage maps for your area to discriminate on that aspect).(+) Bluetooth: It is Bluetooth-enabled, which is an interesting plus. Bluetooth is not really necessary but may be handy if you want to use a wireless headset or exchange data with your (Bluetooth-enabled) laptop, for instance.(-) Infrared: It doesn't have an infrared port. Infrared is convenient, especially if you own a laptop (most laptops are infrared equipped), you can then use your computer to transfer contacts, ringtones or pictures (if the phone supports these functions) to the Nokia 770.(+) Downloadable Applications: It accepts downloadable applications (unknown format). Java, Pocket PC, Symbian and Palm OS generally give you access to a wider range of software to download.(-) Voice Note: It doesn't have a voice note system. A voice note system is quite useful to make quick notes and reminders while on the road.(-) Free Custom Ringtones: . We don't have sufficient information on the Nokia 770 to determine if it accepts free ringtones so you may not be able to add free ringtones, you may be forced to use your carrier's paid ringtone service. If that is important for you, many other phones allow you to do it yourself and for free, which makes a difference if you're planning on personalizing your phone. To help assess this phone's behavior with ringtones, check out the ringtone compatibility list.
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