Nokia 6700 Slide review

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

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Nokia 6700 slide

The 5-megapixel camera shoots a reasonably nice picture outdoors. It doesn't do as well as we might have liked when there are wide variances of light and shade, but then very few phone cameras do.

Nokia 6700 slide

OUTDOORS: Photographed on a bright day when the sky behind was cloudy, but not as grey as the shot suggests, the camera has captured a fair amount of detail but everything looks more washed out than it does in real life

Nokia 6700 slide

FOCUS: The camera does well here, capturing the reflections in the water nicely and managing the multiple green shades well. But with the focus setting on automatic it has decided to focus on the foreground and not on the bridge, which is what we really wanted

Nokia 6700 slide

INDOORS: With the flash on, things can get over exposed very easily. The cat is ginger, not orange, and his eyes most certainly aren't blue. The camera didn't do well with moving images, offering blurred photographs of anything that moved.

Video is captured at 640 x 480 15 frames per second or 320 x 240 at 30 frames per second.

Even at the higher resolution but lower frame rate option, videos are reasonably good – the flow of the water in the sample is captured nicely, for example. But behind this, the movement of the trees is rather unsatisfactory.

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Tech Specs

Product TypeSmartphone
Network BandQuad Band
BluetoothYes
USBYes
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
ManufacturerNokia
Product Name6700 Slide Smart Phone
Screen TypeLCD
Manufacturer Part Number6700 slide
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nokia.co.uk
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