The Most Popular Pay-As-You Mobile Phone

Thinking of going for a Pay As You Go Mobile Phones? Not sure which one to go for? Here his a quick review of each of the best selling Pay As You Go mobile phone. These are the most popular handsets people tend to go for when they go shopping for a new pre-paid phone.

Samsung J700

The Samsung J700 has a glossy, mirror like surface with a smooth slide action. It comes with a 1.3 megapixel camera so that you will always be able to catch those special moments. It also has basic video capture and playback facility, Bluetooth an FM radio and MP3 player. Up to 2GB of music can be stored on a microSD card. Weighing just 92g if one of the lightest slider phones available, and at 14.7mm slim it will fit comfortably into your pocket.

Nokia 2610

The Nokia 2610 is a capable mobile when it comes to doing what mobiles do best. With a straight-forward keypad layout and simple Nokia menu system it’s a very easy phone to live with. The 2610 weighs just 91g and has an excellent battery life with up to 5 hours talk time and 10-15 days standby. Although it’s classed as an entry level phone the 2610 looks great and still has a large display with 65,000 colours. It’s also tri-band so you can use it almost anywhere in the world. If you dig deeper into the 2610’s specs you’ll find it has 24 channel polyphonic ringtones and even some MP3 ringtones pre-installed in it’s limited 3MB memory.

Nokia 5310 Xpress Music

The Nokia 5310 Xpressmusic is big on sound and small in the pocket. Weighing just 70g and measuring a slim 9.9mm, the 5310 can store up to 3,000 tunes. The integrated MP3 player has dedicated buttons for play, pause, fwd and rwd. Sound quality is crystal clear and there’s a standard 3.5mm jack plug, you can connect your own headphones without using an adapter. The 5310 also has a built-in FM radio so you can listen to your favourite radio show or a football match while on the move. The 3rd Edition Series 40 user interface is easy to use and contains some useful applications including; email, Opera mini web browser, Nokia Sensor and new games including Snake III and Citybloxx. With the built-in 2 megapixel camera you’ll always be ready to capture any unexpected moments.

Nokia 5800 Xpress Music

The Nokia 5800 Xpress Music has a 3.2 inch touchscreen and the latest S60 interface, especially adapted for touch control. As the XpressMusic name suggests, this is a fantastic music phone. Supporting microSD cards up to 16GB there’s plenty of storage for music and video files. There’s an accelerometer, a standard 3.5mm headphone jack, FM radio and a TV out port for viewing videos or playing the built-in games on your big screen. The camera on the Nokia 5800 has 3.2 megapixels and a dual LED flash. This might not sound impressive but it has a high quality Carl Zeiss and that makes all the difference. Photographs are noticeably better compared to those taken with an iPhone or with an older generation cameraphone. The built-in web browser is excellent. The screen renders quickly and web pages can be dragged with a finger swipe or zoomed with a double tap on the screen. The Nokia 5800 has 3G, HSDPA and Wi-Fi. There’s also a built-in GPS receiver and a special touchscreen version of Nokia Maps is pre-installed. Don’t forget it’s also a phone! The on-screen numeric keypad makes dialling easy and there’s a choice of on-screen QWERTY keyboards or handwriting recognition for text input.

Nokia 6300

The Nokia 6300 weighs 91g and measures 106 x 44 x 11.7mm – one of the thinnest phones available from Nokia. The latest Series 60 user interface is easy to use and allows additional software to be installed. With the built-in 2 megapixel camera you’ll always be ready to capture an unexpected moment. Picture quality is above average when compared to other cameraphones in this class. The Nokia 6300 also has a good MP3 player and an FM radio, ideal for when you want to listen to your favourite tunes, a radio show or catch a live sports event while on the move. The Nokia 6300 supports microSD cards for additional memory and it has Bluetooth, a web browser and basic email client. In summary, this is a brilliant mobile phone that is easy to use, functional and adaptable.

Nokia 6500 Classic

The Nokia 6500 Classic is just 9.5mm thick and weighs 95g, which is relatively light for a 3G phone. Similar in size to the more advanced Nokia 6120 classic smartphone, the 6500 classic is the more attractive of the two. It’s rounded edges, chrome trim and clean lines pitch it as a 3G fashion phone. It has a 2 megapixel camera, a built-in MP3 player and a generous 1GB of internal memory. This is a great-looking phone and it’s very easy to use. If you’re looking for something more advanced then you might like to consider the Nokia 6120 classic smartphone, which adds video calling and some other smartphone features. But if you want something less complicated that looks great and still has the benefit of 3G downloads then this could be the phone for you.


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