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September 13, 2006 in Nokia Phone News

Nokia has been a very busy bee lately. Hot on the heels of the new L’amour collection models, Nokia rolled out yet another new camera phone, the Nokia 6085.

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The Nokia 6085 Phone at a Glance

Nokia 6085 PhoneNokia 6085 Phone: Silver

Operating Frequencies: Quad-band 850/900/1800/1900
Form Factor: Flip
Display: CSTN 128×160 resolution, 262k colors supported
Camera: VGA 0.3 megapixel
Interface: Series 40
Memory: 4MB onboard, supports external microSD cards
Battery: BL-5C (850 mAh), up to 5 hours talk time, 10 days standby time
SAR value: 1.00 W/kg on ear, 0.59 W/kg on body (more info on SAR values and cell phone radiation here)
Other Features:Flash 2.0, Bluetooth, Java MIDP 2.0, FM radio, loudspeaker, EDGE
Weight: 84 grams / 2.96 ounces
Thickness: 23 mm
Casing: Plastic
Colors: Pink, Silver, Black, Gold

Release Date: Q3 2006
Expected Cost: 175 Euros ($222 USD)

The Nokia 6085 Phone

For starters, the 6085 is a mid-tier quad-band clamshell phone. It’s got the typical bells and whistles for a mid-tier phone – Bluetooth, camera, expandable microSD memory, FM radio and music player. However, Nokia has NOT released the specs on the camera – which makes me figure that it probably isn’t that impressive.

There’s a fairly simple external display on the phone, and the main screen supports up to 262k colors. Note that the external display is one single color: blue.

The 6085 seems very similar to all the clamshell phones that Samsung made famous: semi-budget phones that have some decent features, but no real OOMPH feature that stands out from the crowd. I guess that’s why it’s priced as it is: 175 Euros ($222 USD) before tax/subsidies. I’m sure we’ll start seeing this Nokia phone around as the free mobiles that are given out with 2 year contracts.

Meanwhile, I’m still wondering why Nokia hasn’t released any thin sized phones to combat the RAZR. Given what a piece of garbage the RAZR is, a Nokia branded phone even with these features would be a force to consider. And I think it would be quite sad if Apple beat out Nokia to the punch by releasing a thin Smartphone.

The Nokia 6085 will be available in several colors: royal pink, seagull silver, black, and baller gold.

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rayaz
3/12/2007
4:02 pm

plz rply me nokia 6085 tips & tricks.

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