Nokia 6681 review
|Review: September 2005|
Last updated March 2009
In a nutshell: The Nokia 6681 smart phone is very similar to the successful and highly-rated Nokia 6680, except that the 6681 does not have the 3G functionality of the 6680. The phones are the same in most other respects.
The exterior design of the 6681 is nearly identical to the 6680, and the phones are the same size and very nearly the same weight. It's not a lightweight phone, but is typical for a smartphone. The keypad layout is very convenient and features a five-way scroll key, two soft keys, application key, edit and clear keys, send and end keys.
The 6681 incorporates a high quality 1.3 megapixel camera (1.23 effective megapixels) with a convenient protective slide. The camera has a flash with a range of 1.5m and a 6x digital zoom. There is also a video recording facility. Images can be printed directly from the phone to a compatible printer or kiosk using Bluetooth or USB cable, or transferred to a PC for processing. Video can be played back in full screen mode and the video player supports both MPEG4 and 3GP formats.
The music player supports MP3, AAC & RealAudio format tracks and provides stero output with a pair of Nokia HDS-3 stereo headphones provided as standard.
The 6681 is a series 60 smartphone and comes with a selection of Symbian applications. Applications provided on the memory card include Kodak Mobile (for printing images taken using the camera), Nokia Wireless Keyboard application, a selection of games and a Photo Editor. Messaging is of course fully supported, with SMS, MMS and e-mail with file handling for attachments in jpeg, 3gp, MP3, .ppt, .doc, excel, and .pdf format.
The internal memory of the device is 8 Mbytes (slightly less than the 6680), with the addition of a 64 Mbyte MMC card which can be hot-swapped. Connectivity is via Bluetooth or USB.
The 6681 can also be compared to the Nokia 6670 smart phone. The 6670 is similar to the 6681, except that the 6681 has an upgraded display, camera, EDGE connection and Push To Talk, although it's a little heavier and battery life suffers. We would recommend the 6681 in preference to the 6670, and overall it's an excellent smart phone with few of the bugs and problems encountered in earlier Nokia smart phones. Highly recommended!
The 6681 is now obsolete. For a modern business smartphone, the Nokia E63 Blue is very highly recommended.
Nokia 6681 features include:
- 1.3 megapixel digital camera (1280 x 960 pixels) with flash and 6x digital zoom
- Video recorder
- Media player / music player (MP3, AAC, MPEG4, 3GP & RealMedia formats) - stereo output via headphones
- Display: TFT, 262,144 colours, 176 x 208 pixels
- Messaging: SMS, MMS, Instant Messaging, Email
- Voice Features: voice dialing, voice commands, voice recorder
- Speed dialing
- Integrated handsfree speaker
- Push to Talk
- Polyphonic ringtones
- Java & Symbian applications
- Advanced Series 60 PIM features including calendar, contacts, to-do list, and PIM printing
- Advanced contacts database with support for multiple phone and email details per entry, also supports thumbnail picture and groups
- WAP 2.0, GPRS class 10
- Fast EDGE connection for broadband-speed browsing - up to 236.8 kbps
- XHTML/HTML multimode browser (supports image maps, background images, and frames)
- Mobile Wallet
- Memory: 8 Mbytes internal memory plus 64 Mbytes Reduced Size Dual Voltage MultiMediaCard (MMC)
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 1.2, USB 2.0
- Size: 108 x 55 x 21 mm
- Weight: 131g
- Talktime: up to 6 hours
- Battery standby: 6 - 11 days
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Average rating from 107 reviews:
Reviewed by hari kiran k
on 23rd Aug 2016
I have been using it from 2005 ,is a good phone.
Reviewed by srinivas
on 26th Mar 2016
i love 6681 phone.
Reviewed by Luban siddik
on 13th May 2014
Nokia 6681 is a very wonderfull handset
Reviewed by lakshay tyagi
on 19th Jan 2014
I think it is very good
Reviewed by firstname.lastname@example.org from Iran on
30th Jul 2012
Hello.whoever you are! I lost my beloved nokia 6681cellphone with alot of private informatin in it! my hope is vanished now!And no more money to buy another one!allas!!I don,t know what to do now!please give guidance and help to find and replace what I lost!? thanks alot.I think 6681is the best cellphone inthe world. oh my dear lost friend 6681!
Reply by email@example.com from Iran-phone:009809133144357
on 4th Aug 2012
How nokia can be helped to be the best and the first like before!?Nokia should rename all its products as:A1-A2-A3-A4----B1-B2-B3-B4----C1-C2-C3-C4----D1----etc which much more easier to use from both consumers and vendors! 2-the applications should be replaced the old ones! 3-If I get an answer from nokia,I will give more useful applicable ideas....!Long live nokia!thanks
Reviewed by Harry from India on 11th Feb 2012
I love it.
Reviewed by Karanveer from India on 4th Jan 2012
Its a awesome phone..I love it but battery life is short
Reviewed by Rahul from India on 8th Oct 2011
Hi, it is me, Rahul Verma from Orai. I have nokia 6681. If you have any problem about it, dial to me on +9199367574691
Reply by firstname.lastname@example.org from Iran
on 1st Aug 2012
Hi.Mr.Rahul.I read your comment and I hope you read mine too.As I wrote,I lost my6681and It,s hard to regain one here.My cellphone was the best and at the same time my best friend and even everything!I have no pc or laptop.My dear property is lost!The only problem is:how can I get a good second hand cellphone instead of the lost one?! Here its hard to get one.My lost phone was and is the best.Mr.Rahul,It is very hard and expensive to call from here as you may know.My phone is 009809133144357.If it is possible for you,please call me for guidance.Long live India and you.long live my beloved dear 6681.thanks alot.
Reviewed by imbarasan from india on 5th Jul 2010
i love you 6681 ,7610 nokia
Reviewed by Bkima from Saudi arabia on 11th Jan
It is very bad phone dont use it.
Reviewed by Navin from India, Mumbai on 22nd Sep
This is an excellent phone having all the features of a Smart phone. You can have complete connectivity with your Laptop via Bluetooth and can have a back up of all your contacts. Great looking phone, very stylish......only for classy people. Nokia is not making any new phones of this model so very limited phones available in the second hand market. If you want to buy this phone, then email me immediately at email@example.com Can be shipped to any location once the payment is received.
Reviewed by the punisher from america on 3rd Jun
its an exxxxxxxxeeeeeeelllllllleeeeeeennnnnnt fone
Reviewed by BIPIN from INDIA on 11th Apr 2009
EXCELLENT FEATURING PHONE HAVING LOTS OF FEATURES OF MINI COMPUTER.
Reviewed by Alwin from Singapore on 15th Feb 2009
Wow. This phone rocks! The best looking phone that I can have my favourite themes installed in! Just wonder why some people call in "Very Old!".
Reviewed by Andor from Ukraine on 28th Jul 2008
That is an outstanding phone. i use it for 3 years and see no necesity to change it for smth. "new". You need phone, have it, - there's everything you need: b-tooth, cam, mp3, and you can set up thousands of themes and applications.
Reviewed by kinonpradica from Indonesia on 13th
waaaw, what a phone...!! it's great!! i'm still using this phone now :)
Reviewed by rizwanakoojee from myanmar on 17th
this smart phone is very very nice
Reviewed by Thiyagarajan from Palanisamy on 23rd
Iam using it for more than 2yrs. Never ever i felt bad .. quite good .. FM is not there . nothing more to say!
Reviewed by cybersupam from India on 29th Feb
I bought this model almost one year passed from today, and so far didn't face any trouble with this model yet. I also use temporary GPRS connection and connect with my laptop for slow and temporary internet connection. In my view although it is (or was) not popular than the N-Series but at least better than the cheaper models.
Reviewed by sharan from india on 22nd Jan 2008
this is nice mobile for internet broswing
Reviewed by md parvez from india on 12th Jan 2008
Reviewed by that guy from Venezuela on 12th Dec
I have the 6681. when i first got it it wuz great and all. then i placed a 1gb card in it and it started running really slowly.now its annoying. also im a big music fanatic and this software(music wise) doesnt do it for me. the camera is great tho for a 1.3mpix cam. Also it has alot of support because its a nokia phone. but these do not outweigh the hang time in almost all the applications of the phone. Also some apps are a bit buggy. If it were faster i would not be considering to get the SE w610i.
Reviewed by sandeep from usa on 20th Nov 2007
i like this phone its a bomb and i think i dont know y people dont but it
Reviewed by gajender_yadav from india on 22nd
when i bought it(2nd hand) it is used more then 1year,now i use this for 8-9 month. I faced some problems like restart & hangup but these problem occur when u open many applications at a time or working much much harder,there is no problem with call key using in phonebook. My phone droped from 1.5 to 2M hight many time (once in a week min.) but no problem, i use opera for web brousing & download approx. 1000mb/month there is no problem & speed is up to 30kb/s in gurgaon & delhi. Mem. Low appear in opera sometime when u access a large web page at this time delete the private data in tools(opera 8.65). Dont fear about these problem these r temporary. Or update the software at nokia care. See pictures in image mgr. & see the diffrence. in 7610&3230 img. r not sharper but this is due to pixels both phones screen pixels looks like vibrating but in 6681 it is constant. & both phone has problems of hang & restart. Music is too much better then those. It is better then n72. Really a best smartphone. I love this. Must have.
Reviewed by suraj from india on 18th Jul 2007
amazing 6681 but there is some problem like hang. Restart, when using opera memory ful. I think nokia must disolves this problem in next firmware. Current is 6.09. If there is any solution please mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Reviewed by ghulam rabbani from india on 10th
Reviewed by Sonam from Nepal on 6th Jul 2007
To say for nokia-6681, its really realistic and stylish cell phone for today's fashinable days except itlacks radio feature.
Reviewed by phraensys from philippines on 26th
i'm very much satisfied with my nokia 6681 performance. the system is very flexible, and i have installed/uninstalled so many applications without any hassle. with its 1.3mp camera, the capture is so amazing, especially when you have bright light though the flash can help a bit in dimmed places. data transfers via bluetooth is excellent, too. though the size is a bit big, it just shows it's a guy thing. sound quality is also superb. downside of this is its having no stopwatch nor countdown so i had to find an application on the matter. to tap all these, it is also very durable. once it fell on the ground from about 1.5meters - the back cover was detached, the battery was off, the memory was out.. but when i placed things back to its place... tada!!! as if nothing happened, except of course for slight scratches :)
Reviewed by A.K Pathare from India on 14th Jun
Nokia 6681 is one of the best product of Nokia. Keep it up engineers of Nokia all the best!
Reviewed by raghunadh from india on 31st May 2007
i'm very unsatisfied with my nokia 6681's battery back up.rest of the features in my mobile
Reviewed by NokiaUser from India on 24th May 2007
This is a really bad phone. My sincere advice - Stay away! The problems include: - Constantly hangs/ freezes up while in use or otherwise - Automatically restarts while in use or otherwise - Keys are difficult to press - Some functions take forever to execute - Icons and other artifacts on the screen keep disappearing - The email application that comes with the phone is really bad. My colleague has the same phone which he bought a month after me; and it has the same issues. The phone is still under warranty but I honestly think this phone's junk and not worth the hassle of getting it fixed. I have the latest software (v 6.09.00) and only the default applications that came with the phone. I had a Nokia several years back which was very good so didn't hesitate buying this last year. Their quality has deteriorated considerably. I hope Nokia India takes notice.
Reviewed by Arun from India on 19th May 2007
n dis world of ppl running behind for n series whic hangs all da while !! i tink dey shud beta go for dis.. this one rocks!
Reviewed by Vibhor Asthana from India on 19th
this phone has a good overall performance. though the phone is called an imaging fone, the pictures taken by the mobile indoors is not good and have specs in the images. also the image is not sharp as compared to 3230. but the only thing good about the images is that they are in true colors as compared to 3230 which has a sharp image but the colors are false. also the phone has a flash but nokia should have put a bit sense and given an application to use the flash as torch. but overall the phone is value for money. i wouldnt recommend to people who want to take the phone as an imaging phone, in that case goin for 3230.
Reviewed by saurabh sibal from india on 17th Apr
this is too good phone i am useing since 2006 i am calling 150 calls daily to this phone there is no problem in this phone this has a good quality.i love this phone.
Reviewed by shahid from pakistan on 11th Mar 2007
i like nokia mobile its the best one in the woard my all friends& family only use nokia mobia. thanks. shahid
Reviewed by KYO from England on 4th Mar 2007
THis phone is the best
Reviewed by shuvro from bangladesh on 27th Feb
thats a very very very bad mobile phone. the nokia 1100.3300 is very beter than it
Reviewed by yogesh lakade from india on 22nd Jan
It's Very good.... i use this phone .... and my experience is very good for this mobile
Reviewed by Banugopan from India on 7th Jan 2007
Simply Superb Model. Highly Recommendable.
Reviewed by Aadil from India on 3rd Jan 2007
I am using 6681 from last 8 months. 6681 is a very good looking fone sound of this fone is very good .Camera is not so good as compared to 3230 and other series 60 fones. Display of the fone is very good. Themes folder takes time in closing. Battery of the fone is not so good i used to charge my mobile daily thats y this fone is losing 1 star. Overall it is a very good fone launched by nokia.
Reviewed by Apurva Thakkar from USA on 27th Dec
this phone is really outstanding. i like it very much, but only the thing is that this phone has the blutooth which is only 1.2 and now there are some devices are 2.0 in market. So nokia has to recall and install blutooth 2.0 so it can work with nice devices. Overall i really like this and i am thankful to nokia.
Reviewed by Mickey Mair from Canada on 5th Nov
Hi !!! Nokia 6681 is an excellent masterpiece of a phone by Nokia, I bought this sleek silver coloured phone about a month ago after some research on features and Battery life. Battery life is excellent 5.5 to 6.5 hours talk time on a single charge - magic is to charge battery when on last dot, keep light auto off on 5 sec. & switch off screensaver (a fancy showoff feature) and avoid using blue tooth & camera to minimum if you like to last battery time, FYI - I charged my 6681 just 5 times in 1 month since I bought it. It's very easy to operate, very easily got it connected with my Laptop with the CD which came in the box and added 1GB card with mp3 songs and played music for almost 5 hours on one charge once as a test !!! wao !!! it's stereo headphones almost gave my ipod run for money, the sound quality is just superb, since I've got 2 sleek 6 & 13 MP digital cameras so this 6681 just surprised me when I used it's camera in an emergency situation in late evening, the photos qualit y was more than expectations with flash on auto settings. Readers I'm not affiliated with Nokia in any ways and I've used Sony Ericsson & Motorola cellular phones B4 switching to Nokia 6681 after I wanted to get a PDA phone but a smaller phone, as bigger screen phone are bulky & easier to break !!! I previously had both flip phones so switching to non-flip heavier phone was a challange to me but the features and battery life just mesmerised me. Another pointer is to use input data jobs on the PC (if you've attached your Nokia 6681 to PC) and then connect phone to PC and sync them, is saves lots of time and phone battery. All the best & thanks for reading my personal views on my new Nokia 6681, any more seroius questions feel free to contact me at email@example.com for my personal views only. For general views contact NOKIA not me. Thanks.....
Reviewed by RamaKrishna from India on 7th Sep
I caal this phone as younger brother of N70(similar looks and features).I am Satisfied in all ways.Great display,Good camera with flash(I had checked this feature by clicking in a dark room-- success,Very good audio.Lack of radio :( Good enough memory of 128MB.User friendly environment.Lacks good themes... A complete pack of features.
Reviewed by Rajan Srivastava from India on 4th
I recently purchased nokia 6681, The phone is really good. The fetures are excellent. Its really one of the best in the market fully loaded, office to entertainment, This is truly a masterpiece.. there is on lacking.. A gr8 cellphone.. Everything Included.
Reviewed by krrishna from india on 7th Aug 2006
great camera.has a large display screen . it has a strong structure.
Reviewed by Jasper from England on 5th Aug 2006
Certainly more feature filled than the 6230 I 'upgraded' from, but slow and awkward to use, with very fiddly buttons. I got a 6230i instead.
Reviewed by biwitzska from egypt on 1st Aug 2006
its a very good phone and it has got a very easy menu
Reviewed by Hamidreza Almasi from Iran on 29th
This is simply one of the best choices in the market.Just go for it!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by enyinnaya from nigeria on 20th Jul
i think dis fone hs got it all. its newer than 6680 and has some extra touches here and there. the only thing about dis fone is da manish features which makes da fone virtually made for men. i think its still very reasonable to make a fone 4 men but its awesaome all da same. if u're thinking of a 6630 or a 3230, i think u better think of a 6681. its really fantastic.
Reviewed by ASIAN from UK on 6th Jul 2006
so slow my advise to u ppl jus dont by this fone
Reviewed by raghu from india on 25th Jun 2006
As for the application installations & i-net this is a good piece & opens almost all the sites with ease. But the overall performance is not upto da mark. Either da fone will get off by itself or will hang forcing me 2 reboot. Da bluetooth needs spl mentioning - The worst I've ever used for headset. Without reasons it will get disconnected in the middle of a conversation. Recommendations: Plz avoid
Reviewed by dami2828 from uk on 24th Jun 2006
add the tom tom sat nav software and you have a mp3 player a radio a sat nav system and a digital camera what more can one want, truly amazing
Reviewed by Madhusudanan.H from INDIA on 20th
its really one of the best in the market... fully loaded, office to entertainment
Reviewed by Rajiv from India on 31st May 2006
The 6681 has to be the best i have used. The music available on this phone through the earphones is real nice... Bt the cam is bit of a dissapointment compared to samsungs and sony ericssons as the pics taken in less light are grainy even with the use of flash light. Overall a smartphone for smart users, Highly Recommended!!!
Reviewed by Dan from Tanzania on 22nd May 2006
Very good, beautiful design. One big problem, no built in stopwatch and countdown.
Reviewed by Shashwat mishra from INDIA on 12th
The phone is really good. The fetures are excellent.The phone fantastic.
Reviewed by Dan Morgan from United Kingdom on
7th May 2006
As long as you bear a few important facts in mind, this is a great phone. I've had mine since Oct-05 Replacement for a totally under-performing Sharp GX-30i. As with all rechargable batteries, avoid charging the phone until the battery is completely dead. Nothing kills rechargable batteries quicker than constant charging. To this end, buy a second battery, and carry it with you, when the phone runs out of juice, swap the bettery. And also get a desk-stand to charge the phone, and the spare battery. Avoid using Bluetooth unless you need to, and do not leave Bluetooth on 24/7 as this will affect battery life. If your looking for an all-round device and you can't afford a seperate PDA, phone, and MP3 player, this phone is your best bet. If you *need* 3G features, which is extremely unlikely at this early stage, then buy the 6680, it does everything this phone does, and has additional 3G features to boot. For some, the battery life will fall short of their expectations, but with so many features crammed into this phone, it's no suprise that battery life will suffer as a result to some degree. But it's not so bad that it renders owning this phone a problem.
Reviewed by Siddharth from Radhakrishnan on 25th
Have had this fone for over a month now.....Its great simply great.........The camera is excellent better than most fones...mp3 quality is excellent a song at 128 kbps can give u d effect of an ipod...Symbian Rox as usual ...havnt tried out Gprs so cant help u there....Bluetooth is rather slow and the fone is a bit bulky.........But overall it is far superior than most fones of its price range....MUST BUY !!
Reviewed by Arvind Krish from India on 22nd Apr
Really, Amazing Phone release by Nokia, I have to appriciate that.
Reviewed by Akhil Singh from India on 14th Apr
Well it has a cool camera and flash is not that bad afterall. it is well connected by a data cable,bluetooth and infrared. its awsomely hot. you can fill a lot videos and mp3s also. a pleasure to use............ I and all young and cool people will love to use this cell So go and buy it!!
Reviewed by Dharmesh Mehta from India on 12th
I have been using this cell for 7 months now. I am not happy. 1] The time displayed on the report of the Txt message is 1/2 behind. Also, The time dispalyed is that when the txt message is sent and not when recieved. 2] The cell shuts off automaticly. 3] The world time is not correct. After DST change I am unable to get the correct time. We are not DST and European /USA time does not reflect the right change. 4] Battery time: talk time is 2 hours max. RECOMMENDATION: Avoidable.
Reviewed by samir from india on 9th Mar 2006
i purchased the phone a month back.I had the 6600 earlier soin some ways it is similar with improvements.I like the general feel of it.Works well most of the time but one problem im facing is tht when i use it with my bluetooth headset when the battery is less than half full,the phone goes off by itself and restarts on its own.This has happened a few times.It makes me wonder if this problem is exclusive to my phone or if others have had it too.Other than that in less than a month since iv had,a spring from underneath the camera lens cover popped out and now the cover slides down own its own.Nokia customer care want 15 days to replace it as they dont have stock apparently! Hard to believe.The battery life isnt as good as my 6600 for whatever reason.By and large it's a good phone.I wish someone tells me about tht problem i mentioned earlier abt phone going off.
Reviewed by mysteryman from switzerland on 2nd
its an supurb fone
Reviewed by ruud from india on 24th Feb 2006
Reviewed by Yatin Bhardwaj from India on 8th Feb
It is an awesome phone. The camera gives very good pictures but the flash is insufficient. The steroe mp3 player quality is comparable to a good mp3 player.Symbian 60 softwares are easily available and they work properly on this phone.The RAM is sufficient and it even has a 3D game. The phone also has a big 262k srceen and which makes it look cool. But there are many problems too. Sometimes the phone gets hung up, but thats not a big issue. and sometimes when you switch it on it displays a message 'message sending failed' but I don't know why. Some softwares are stored on the memory card and you cannot use them if you remove the card(softwares like web browser,quickword,quicksheet,adobe reader etc).But overall it is a nice phone and you will be happy if you buy it.
Reviewed by Rehan from Pakistan on 29th Jan 2006
Great phone, been using it for 4 months now. I had the same problem of calling from phone’s contacts or log as Stu & Pieter. But it only lasted a few days before I got its firmware upgraded. The phone’s been working perfectly fine since then. The phone is very stable; it just froze once or twice during this whole time. The performance is superb. It can run every series60 application. The new symbian os version also has some nice additions, especially the new active standby function. Camera results are amazing in well lit environments. The flash is very usable and does a great job. Sound is satisfactory from the built in speaker, but music is much better from the provided headset (comparable to a good quality mp3 player). The player is fine but lacks an equalizer. The phone also has a great hot-swappable memory slot, which combined with the provided card reader makes the phone a portable memory device. The card reader can be used without any drivers. The three main cons I see are: - Limited battery life (normal usage lasts about 2 days). - 262k color Screen has no advantage and only degrades the visual performance. - Phone memory is too limited (around 9mb) and shared. It’s a shame that nokia released some versions of this phone with a faulty firmware. This has given it a bad reputation. All in all, it is a feature rich phone with good performance; it has just a few shortcomings which restrict it from being perfect. If you’re looking for the best GSM symbian phone from nokia and can’t afford N70, then this is the obvious choice.
Reviewed by Tero from Finland on 15th Jan 2006
The best phone there is. Had mine for 6 months and it has been perfect.
Reviewed by Pieter from UK on 9th Jan 2006
Same problem as Stu from UK. The dial button will freeze when selecting numbers from the contacts database (or recently dialed list), and won't dial. After switching the phone off and on, it will dial numbers from the contacts, but after a few minutes, it will simply freeze again. I then have to either switch the phone off and on, or dial the numbers manually. Pain in the .... Sometimes I can switch the speaker on during conversations...other times not. No pattern. Bluetooth is as unpredictable as the weather. The phone has an emotional life of its own, and will decide for ME when it wants to work! Sometimes it will load applications...other times I have to switch the phone off and on again before something will work. Battery life...the figures Nokia claims are a bit far fetched. In reality it is maybe 2/3 or sometimes as low as 1/2 of the advertised times. As these all seem to be software/OS related issues, it will be unfair to judge the phone too harshly. A few design issues are definitely questionable, but the general design of the phone is nice. My verdict: If you have very tiny hands to use the keypad, an incredible memory for phone numbers, all the patience in the world to switch the phone off and on again several times a day, and a portable power source to charge the battery constantly, then this is your phone. Otherwise, keep looking.
Reviewed by Debonair from Philippines on 6th Jan
This phone is great and I really love the square size. It has no 3G which is about to be released in the Philippines. Anyway, it is still a wonderful phone. It is definitely better that my Nokia 3530. However, my old phone is much faster that this one. I believe because of lesser programs and applications in it. When it comes to reception, my old phone is better. Hope Nokia will concentrate on phones that has strong internal antennas for consistent signals.
Reviewed by Karan from India on 2nd Jan 2006
Hey frnds, if u r lookin for a good phone with all features and a good price, i would surely suggest u 2 go for 6630 instead of this, Ive personally examined both the phones, nd have also used many Nokia phones upto now, have used 6600 which was a waste of money, than was a proud owner of Nokia N-gage Qd, According 2 me its the most best phone of Nokia launched upto now, though it hasnt been a very famous phone in the market, i would surely suggest this phone 2 people who hav a low budget a want something good, whereas the price of Nokia 6681 is much much higher than others, whereas Nokia 6630 has got everything same as 6681, only there is a display difference and shape difference, though 6630 looks heaver than 6681, it is actually lighter than 6681, as 6681 is 131g and 6630 is 127g. In 6681 there r more colours, but u hardly come 2 know the difference, in sound quality both r the same, both have a stereo quality sound, If u wanna waste money, than u can surely go for 6681 wh ich is at a much higher price than 6630, nd also the behind cover of 6681 is delicate, which looks very strong and good during some starting months but u come 2 know about it later, ive also been repairing many many phones upto now, have been solving both software as well as hardware problems. Every mobile have some prob after a long time use, but if u guys r lookin for something cheap and best ull can surely go for Nokia N-gage QD, if u need a camera the best phone for it is 6630 as it is also not as expensive as Nokia 6681. But for people who wanna good phone at a good price, 6630 is the best. And even after hearing all this if u still like 6681, wait for sometime, Prices will surely fall. Any queries about this or u need some more information on some other mobile phones or this mobile phone u can freely mail me or add me to ur yahoo. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org. Any queries or suggestions are welcomed. Thankx.
Reviewed by Stu from Uk on 25th Dec 2005
I am currently on my 6th nokia 6681 as every one I've had has suffered from the same problem. The contacts menu keeps freezing and wont dial out. If I put in a number it will work but if I select a number from the memory (phone or sim) the option to call simply doesn't work. If I switch it off then on again it'll be fine for half hour or so before doing it again and a new sim card made no difference. Don't get me wrong, I do like the phone (if a little chunky) and its features. I just can't be doing with switching it off and on every time I want to make a call. If this problem was sorted out I'd give it 4 out of 5 easily
Reviewed by Ketan from India on 21st Dec 2005
This is truly a masterpiece.... there is on lacking.. A gr8 cellphone... Everything Included
Reviewed by BlackSaj from Philippines on 18th
Hello ppl, what can i say, this fone rocks! It has lots of decent features like the 1.3 megapixel camera, video, mp3 player, bluetooth, flash, EDGE and lots lots more! If youre looking for a fone that has loads of features then buy the Nokia 6681, it simply is the best!!!
Reviewed by ice from thailand on 14th Dec 2005
good design and function but i don't like the silver strip around
Reviewed by jade from england on 15th Nov 2005
this phoneis fab and good for taking pictures with zoom !
Reviewed by sarmaddogar from pakistan on 8th Nov
its an awsome mobile it has all the requirement for young people. it is also useful for others. its sound and camera are just superb.all i say is buy this when you are ready for dynamic mobile
Reviewed by BAFANI from INDIA on 5th Nov 2005
Its too good.And the funuctions is also good.Also its very compactable
Reviewed by HAI from VietNam on 31st Oct 2005
It's really kool !!! I have just used it for 2 months. If you listen to music with an earfone HS of Nokia, it'll bring you the real sound like an IPod Mp3 !!! Get it now guyz !!!
Reviewed by rahul from india on 21st Oct 2005
excellent phone.great picture qulity.sound is also very good but the volume in head phones in slightly less.great looks too ! 5 star for it and nothing less.
Reviewed by suleman from pakistan on 21st Oct
6681 have outstanding camera for sure...with very good quality images....most importantly the best thing in it is i think the hot swap for the memory card and the screen quality...shape is not one of the best but other wise its a ver good phone with enormous features...only thing which is missing is radio if radio would have been added it would have been a outstanging symbian phone....6681 is very fast from previous symbian phones...vidoe is exellent aswell...overall a exellent phone....
Reviewed by Manoj from India on 8th Oct 2005
Good phone. Speaker quality is good. Camera has bad response to some colors. Display color also lighter than 7610 & 3230. Almost all 60 series softwares works in this phone. Any how 6681 is the best phone than 7610 & 3230. *****
Reviewed by Rahul Umredkar from India on 8th Oct
I love that phone and its dam sexcy and it looks cool and many gyes and girls are very impressed by thisssss
Reviewed by Zulekha from Tanzania on 28th Sep
I'M TOTALLY SPEECHLESS!!! MAN ITS JUST THEEEEE BEST! NOKIA TEAM KEEP UP THE GOODWORK. SUPERB!
Reviewed by VAN NIDO from india on 24th Sep 2005
dont go for 6680.Its getting a lot of problems.Go for 6681.Its the third best in d present models.Before u get the phone i woulod recomend u 2 go to gsmarena.com this sites got a lot of info about the phone.Though this phone is costly still the phone worths it.I wish i would have been able to give one more star.Its damn sexy.
Reviewed by Ali_wakk from England on 13th Sep
Its a great phone n not 2 expensive even wen u buy it sim free. It suits me n i love it!! Buy it if u dont want 2 spend as much money on the 6680 its s til just as gd i think.
Reviewed by Pravin from India on 2nd Sep 2005
Hi All, Its the best phone available.Now considering the price u can wait for a month for the price to go down. I read ppl complaining that there is no infrared support. But dude, infrared is the old technology which has been replaced by Bluetooth which is much faster and cover more distance. The previous version of the phone do have the problems mainly it gets hang. But the latest one with the firm ware version V4.00.15 RM-57 is damn good. In order to chek ur firm ware version just type *#0000* and dial. It will show your firmware version. The old version is V3.10.6 RM-57. So chek this out before you purchase.
Reviewed by Andrew Muraya from Kenya on 31st Aug
The nokia 6681 truly reinvents the wheel. Apart from its futuristic good looks, it's a phone, which is fully loaded with an arsenal of useful features. Apart for its high price it's hard to find any negative aspect about it I mean crystal clear display and a camera I mean cameras to die for. I truly recommend that every one should buy if
Reviewed by cameron from england on 31st Aug 2005
this phone is bril buy it now
Reviewed by Mikhail from USA on 29th Aug 2005
The phone is great, but the battery life is below what it is in specs. Especially if you turn the bluetooth on. (Not even active, just on) Also, I have a problem with battery indicator - it updates the indicator on the way down OK (while talking/using/etc), but when charging the phone while the phone is switched ON - the indicator stays on the same level. Anyone had this issue? Please e-mail me solution to email@example.com My firmware is 3.10.6 (11/04/05) RM-57 Thanks.
Reviewed by Rebili from Europe on 27th Aug 2005
""Reviewed by James from Australia on 12th May 2005 Rubbish if you have it throw it in ze garbage Rating:1/5"" This guy is an idiot, dont listen to him
Reviewed by Fady from Egypt on 12th Aug 2005
Really a great Phone
Reviewed by Kulbir Singh from India on 12th Aug
This phone is damn sexy....but it is costlier than other damn thing which is as sexy as hell-- nokia 6630. Its got everything except a IRDa port,Radio, Flash and Lens Cover. But tell me whats the use of IRDa when u can transfer files at greater speed via bluetooth, radio can be purchased from a nokia shop which will add on pop port connector and will work like antenna. For flash....with 1.3 Mp resolution u can only get a good pic in daylight ...even higher res cams do not work under dim lights....so using flash will help out a little only as its range is upto 1.5 meters only. As far as lens cover is concerned , in nokia 6681 , i m sure that it will loose by time and will scratch the sides of phone body while slididng...more over its cover arnt replacable...but in nokia 6630 u can replace covers..... also itys capable of 3G ... yet it has not come in many countries....but most of young people would actually like to use it for internet rather than video conferencing..... so for latest mobile i refer u to 6681....for ultimate set i refer u to 6630 and else go for 6680. firstname.lastname@example.org
Reviewed by Aj from India on 10th Jul 2005
What a truly awesome phone. Has all the features i love. Hot swap great quality what more could u ask for. I definitely give this phone a 5 star
Reviewed by TAI LUNG AIK from Malaysia on 1st
I acquired the Nokia 6681 on 22.06.05 and am happy with its overall functions. The menus are easy to navigate and the Bluetooth functions faultlessly. Connection via WAP 2.0 to the net was great. I could read the latest web information on my service provider's site (Maxis). Connecting to the latest PC Suite 6.5 with my Twinhead efio 112i notebook was great. No issues like what I have read in other reviews about programs hanging or difficulty in installing the software. In terms of file management, all files received via bluetooth like tones and mp3 should be accessible via other functions on the phone (like setting the ring tone and playing mp3). I had to move the files via PC Suite. The new sets may have some teething problems from my reading other reviews on the Net. The Symbian OS could be unstable or it could be the different sets were imported to different countries in a hurry without enough quality control. My first set had a Bluetooth problem - kept getting "cannot complete bluetooth operation" error. Screen was a bit hazy too. All these were solved when my retailer exchanged a new phone for me. The battery life was great. I could get 4 days of standby time on one charge. This is because I had the screen dim to power saving mode in 15 seconds of usage. Phone is a bit heavy and the wrist cord is great to prevent any accidental dropping of the phone. In terms of looks, the silver phone is a great plus. The blue model looks a bit cheap. Pictures taken with the camera on night mode tends to be of poor quality. Quality didn't improve much with the flash which works only about 1.5 meters. In normal mode with full sunlight, quality is comparable to a 1.3 digital camera. The memory card is a half size SD card and the hot-swap slot is great so that I don't have to open the phone to take it out. Why can't they make it a full size slot so that I can share my mp3 and pictures with my ipaq 2210? The mp3 player plays mainly the high notes with no base and in mono mode if played from the speaker. Doesn't auger well as a mp3 player. In terms of phone service, Nokia should upgrade its service outlets in Malaysia so that better service can be provided to customers.
Reviewed by M4TECH from Slovenia on 26th Jun 2005
Leet - Leeter - NOKIA Anything else to say ?
Reviewed by daddy from Croatia on 22nd Jun 2005
Try to drop it to a hard surface from 1,5 meter. Nothing happens!So,I give him a five star:-).
Reviewed by Dicky M Erick
on 17th Jun 2005
Amazing phone ever built by Nokia. Camera quality is too good that it fails Sony way back&
Reviewed by Farhaj Ahmed from Pakistan on 15th
This is one of the great set amongs the all. The shape of this set is very beautiful as well as the function of this set is amazing.
Reviewed by kriss k9 from sri lanka on 9th Jun
Reviewed by Matthew from England on 1st Jun 2005