Nokia 6700 Slide review

Does Nokia's plastic slider smartphone justify the price tag?

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Messaging is very straightforward. There is a shortcut on the Home screen that takes you straight into message creation, and from there you can add contacts and start to write your message. Or you simply choose a contact, such as one of the ones you've put on the Contacts Bar, and start to write.

Nokia 6700 slide

Because the Nokia 6700 Slide doesn't have a touchscreen, you're reliant on the numberpad for text entry. It's flat and, while it is reasonably responsive, we'd have liked just a bit more from it. Flat numberpads never quite have the same feel as individual keys do.

Nokia 6700 slide

You'll also have the usual problem with slider handsets that the top is rather heavier than the keypad section, so there could be a tendency for the phone to overbalance in smaller hands. It isn't as bad as it could be, just something to note and maybe try before you buy to see if it affects you.

Nokia 6700 slide

There is a predictive text system which works well and allows for fast typing, or you can simply use the standard multi-tap system if that works better for you.

There's nothing really to pick at with regard to texting. It works, it works well, and quite frankly you'll probably find you can write texts faster on the Nokia 6700 Slide than you can on some smartphones with resistive touchscreens. There, we've said it. Knock us down if you dare.


Tech Specs

Product TypeSmartphone
Network BandQuad Band
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported16 GB
Built-in Memory60 MB
Built-in FlashYes
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, HSDPA, EDGE, HSUPA
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 1900, WCDMA 2100
Rear Camera Resolution5 Megapixel
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleSlider
Operating SystemSymbian
Brand NameNokia
Battery Talk Time4 Hour
Product Model6700 slide
Screen Size5.6 cm (2.2")
Screen Resolution240 x 320
Weight (Approximate)110 g
Maximum Video Resolution640 x 480
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.0
Operating System VersionSymbian OS 9.3
Messaging TypeSMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height95.2 mm
Width46.1 mm
Depth15.9 mm
Radio TunerYes
Battery Standby Time300 Hour
Product Name6700 Slide Smart Phone
Screen TypeLCD
Manufacturer Part Number6700 slide
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

The colourful and compact Nokia 6700 slide is designed for you to capture and share life's special moments, and to enjoy your choice of messaging and social networking services. The Nokia 6700 slide is playful and colourful phone with a slim feel that stands out from the crowd.

Package Contents
  • 6700 Slide Smart Phone
  • Nokia Connectivity Cable CA-101D
  • Nokia 2 GB microSD Card MU-37
  • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-101
  • Nokia High Efficiency Charger AC-8
  • Nokia Battery BL-4C
  • User guide