Outstanding in Every Way
Extremely important to me are sound quality and volume. This phone is excellent in both respects. Next I consider weight and form: the 6310i is lightweight and exceptionally easy to handle. Although it's a little on the long side (5.08"), it's very, very thin. The display is sharp and clear. Add IR, Bluetooth, Nokia's unmatched alarm clock and a host of other features, this one's a winner. AT&T discontinued it because of sluggish sales... it couldn't keep up with the inferior but more stylish t68i. Pity. This one's a winner. I'm stingy with my 5's. Can I give the 6310i a 5? Yes, I think so.
Nokia 6310i - great workhorse phone
Thereâs a reason why youâll see business men and women the world over carrying this handsetâ¦.when it comes to acting as a phone above anything else, itâs the best at its job. This workhorse has a huge memory and battery life and does everything you need (like email and Bluetooth) without all the bells and whistles. An extremely solid performer.
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Best Bluetooth phone available
I am a business traveler and carry 3 phones with me, the Nokia 6310i (business), LG VX 4400 (personal) and the Sony Ericsson T68i (business). After using the Nokia for just a few days, the T68i is for sale, cheap!!. I am a Mac user, so using iSync and the T68i was appealing. The problem was, I could never use the phone.
Everyone kept telling me it was AT&T's network. I decided to gamble and try Nokia's bluetooth entry. The difference was night and day. I was dropping virtually every other call with the T68i. In 2 weeks I have never dropped with the Nokia. I also wanted to use the T68i for modem connection via bluetooth and my PowerBook. While that worked ok, I still was rarely able to use it.
Once I configured the Nokia to be a bluetooth modem, it worked like a charm--EVERYWHERE. I live in the bay area, and have not found a place where my signal is completely lost. It is much faster than the T68i as a modem too.
If you can live without the crappy color screen the Sony has, then get rid of it and use the Nokia. The talk time is amazing, as well as call clarity and ease of use. What an amazingly simple user interface. This phone also works on 5 continents.
Buy the Nokia 6310i. I am sure it will be the best workhorse bluetooth phone you will ever own.
I tried, but got the 6340i
I was looking at this and the 6340i. 6340i was cheaper, got that instead. I liked this phone though.
Don't know what U see in it!
Battery life (in the beginning)
Hardly visible screen
Brakes down so often
Terrible reception and casing quality
Sound quality is terrible
Battery life is becoming shorter and shorter - after 2 years you are out of touch because phone is disconnecting automatically
No USB link
Cons; A little on the large size .
If you do not lock the key pad when carrying the phone, you tend to push buttons when you do not intend to.
Pros: This is an outstanding phone. I live in Orlando , Florida; this phone works where other phones on the same system would not work for me. AT&T system.
The sound quality is very good, the phone is simple to operate , the battery last forever between charges and you can adjust the ringer to be really loud. ( unlike some phones I have owned.)
I would purchase this phone again!!
Great phone BUT
Contrary to the report above about the phone working seemlessly with the Mac, I have found that not to be the case. The phone and iSync 1.2.1 simply do not connect. The Mac and the phone see one another, but they do not hold on to the connection for longer than a few seconds.
Other than that, the phone is very clear (audio) and I am impressed with its thin form factor which makes up for its rather large size. I like it. And I'd keep it if I could find a way to make the bluetooth connection to my Mac work for longer than 2 seconds. D'oh!
I'm giving the phone a high rating because it deserves it. Only deducting .5 because of spoiled expectations and because it's a tad larger than I'd like it to be.
This phone has almost everything. The RF performance and sound quality are excellent. It has lots of data connectivity options: IR, bluetooth, and serial cable. It is tri-band GSM 900/1800/1900. The speaker volume is good enough for noisy environments. Battery life is superb. The display is large and easy to read under pretty much all lighting conditions. As an added bonus, it can use most of the Nokia 61xx series accessories.
It could be smaller (but note that it is very thin with the included battery). The software has a few bugs, but over the last couple of months that I've owned it, it has only managed to reboot spontaneously once. (I have v4.81 firmware)