Nokia 6600

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Nokia 6600
Nokia6600.jpg
Manufacturer Nokia
Compatible networks GSM, GPRS, HSCSD
Availability by country 2000—2007
Successor Nokia 6630
Nokia 6681
Related Nokia 6620
Form factor Bar
Dimensions 109 x 58 x 24 mm
Weight 125 g
Operating system S60 2nd Edition on Symbian OS v7.0s
CPU 104 MHz
Memory 6 MB internal user storage
Removable storage MMC
Battery BL-5C, 3.7 V, 970 mAh, Li-ion
Display 176x208 (65,536 colours) 2.16" TFT display
Rear camera VGA 640x480, 2x digital zoom
Connectivity Bluetooth & IrDA

The Nokia 6600 is a smartphone introduced on June 16, 2003 by Nokia, costing approximately 600 when released in October 2003. It was Nokia's high-end model of the 6xxx Classic Business Series. At the time of release, it was the most advanced product ever launched by Nokia,[1] and it runs on Symbian OS 7.0s (Series 60 2nd Edition). It also featured a VGA camera, a music player and video player, Bluetooth and extended storage by memory card, being the first non-Communicator to do so.

The model is still in use in many parts of the world and has proved to be a durable product. By many users it is considered as the trend setter phone which proved to be a bright milestone for its manufacturer.

The phone was intended to replace the popular 6310i as the predominant business class model in the Nokia range.

It should not be confused with the newer Nokia 6600 fold, Nokia 6600 slide and Nokia 6600i phones which have little resemblance to the original 6600.

A variant of the Nokia 6600 was launched in the U.S. market as the Nokia 6620.

Features[edit]

A black 6600
  • Integrated (VGA 640x480) camera
  • Video recorder with audio support (records up to 95 KB - from 9 to 27 seconds - with built-in recorder application)
  • Streaming video and audio
  • Wireless connectivity with Bluetooth and IrDA
  • 6 MB internal memory
  • MMC card slot for additional user memory and applications
  • Java MIDP 2.0 and Symbian(series 60) applications
  • Data synchronization with PC via PC Suite and iSync
  • Tri-band operation in GSM E900/1800/1900 networks

Additional features:

Although the initial batches of the Nokia 6600 were not stable, later system software upgrades corrected the situation.

The phone has the capacity to support the installation of a wide range of third-party software such as mp3 and multimedia players, games, web browsers, office suites, and GUI themes, via Java and ePoc (*.sis) installers. GUI themes can be created using the free Nokia Symbian Theme Studio.

The model was released to the general public in two color schemes: black and white and full black. Additional color schemes (blue and white, pink) were produced for promotional purposes.

In the year 2007, Nokia stopped production of the 6600 handsets.

Related handsets[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nokia unveils the 6600 By Jørgen Sundgot, infoSync World, Monday 16 June 2003.

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