Released in 2004, it operates on North American GSM-1900 and GSM-850 networks. GPRS is used for data transmission and mobile InternetWAP 2.0 service. Users can download Java applications, background images and polyphonic ringtones. The phone supports SMS and MMS messaging, and includes an IM client for AOL Instant Messenger and ICQ in the latest firmware revisions. Basic functions include a calendar, 30 entry To-do list, an alarm clock, stopwatch, calculator and voice command system. Users looking for a camera phone should look elsewhere. The 6010 is of the DCT4 hardware generation. This phone is excellent when it comes to radio frequency reception. In North America it is a popular and affordable option for many who are looking for a basic but reliable phone. This phone is not available through any network. Users looking for personalization options may select an Xpress-on changeable cover.
Many users of the Nokia 6010 report it as a solid, reliable and durable mobile phone. Living up to the Nokia brand, many tests have shown that the phone is able to resist rugged use and extreme environmental conditions. Its great reception makes the Nokia 6010 a highly recommendable phone. It unfortunately does not enclose a camera and may seem to be larger than similar phones.