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Nokia X2 review

The Nokia X2 is a good, cheap entry-level phone, but does it offer enough to satisfy?

Nokia X2 review: Messaging

Nokia wrote the book on text messaging, being one of the first handset manufacturers to include T9 text recognition all those years ago.

There isn't much in the Nokia X2's messaging function to differentiate it from those early handsets, but as the saying goes, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it!" Messaging is beautifully simple.

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To access, either press left on the Navi key or find it through the standard menu system.

The lack of a QWERTY keyboard means writing has to be done using those nightmare number keys. Despite this, sending a message is as easy as it ever was. The predictive text works well, managing to correct pretty much every word we threw at it.

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As usual pressing the Star (*) key brings up a list of punctuation, and the Hash (#) key switches you between upper and lower case.

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Email is easy to set up and the Nokia X2 offers email services from Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail and Nokia's own Ovi mail and standard POP services. Due to the lack of Wi-Fi on the Nokia X2, you will have to make sure you have a decent data package on your account if you intend to use the X2 as your portable email client.

Email functionality is basic, but it allows for creation of new emails, replies and forwards. However attachment support is pretty much non-existent.

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The Nokia X2 has no IM functionality as standard, although there are plenty of third party apps available from the Ovi Store.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCellular Phone
Network BandQuad Band
BluetoothYes
USBYes
Contract TypeSIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported16 GB
Built-in Memory48 MB
Built-in FlashYes
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyEDGE, GPRS
SAR Value0.82 W/kg
Product FamilyX
Cellular Generation2.75G
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900
Rear Camera Resolution5 Megapixel
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleBar
ColourBlack
Operating SystemProprietary OS
Brand NameNokia
Product ModelX2-00
Screen Size5.6 cm (2.2")
Screen Resolution240 x 320
Weight (Approximate)82 g
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, ENERGY STAR, WEEE
Maximum Video Resolution320 x 240
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.1
Messaging TypeInstant Messaging, Email, SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service)
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height111 mm
Width47 mm
Depth13.3 mm
Radio TunerYes
Product SeriesX
ManufacturerNokia
Product NameX2-00 Cellular Phone
Screen TypeLCD
Manufacturer Part Number002S3Z2
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nokia.co.uk
Marketing Information

Let's play everything out loud

Nokia X2 is built for music lovers everywhere with its FM radio, music player and powerful speakers.

Style never goes out of fashion

Made from premium materials, this sleek phone has a modern look and feel with its curved design and colourful accents.

Listen to music with friends

The powerful dual stereo speakers deliver high-quality audio for your favourite tracks and FM radio.

Great photos should be shared

Capture photos at the touch of a button on the 5 megapixel camera with flash, then share your photos through Ovi Share, Flickr or Bluetooth.

Package Contents
  • X2-00 Cellular Phone
  • Nokia Battery BL-4C
  • Nokia Compact Charger AC-3
  • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-205
  • User guide
Limited Warranty2 Year