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Nokia 7705 Twist

alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the sound and size. The portability and usability also get good reviews. Opinions are divided on the reception. Some have doubts about the price and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 7705 Twist is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Nokia 7705 Twist

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 user reviews of Nokia 7705 Twist from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

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63% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Nokia 7705 Twist Phone, Black (Verizon Wireless)

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Nokia 7705 Twist (Verizon Wireless)

 

We can safely say that we've never seen a phone like the Nokia 7705 Twist. Sure, we've reviewed square handsets before, and swivel models were in style a few years back; however, we've never had the two design aesthetics combined onto one device. We're...

The Nokia Twist 7705 has a decent range of features, a comfortable keyboard, and admirable call quality

The Nokia Twist 7705 has a polarizing design with a small display and a 2.5-millimeter headset jack. Its photo quality is poor, its streaming video frame size is small, and its call volume could be louder

The Nokia Twist 7705's bizarre design won't be for everyone, but it pulls through with decent features and good call quality. On the other hand, it's not a practical Internet or multimedia device.

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Nokia 7705 Twist

 

Stopping and restarting the video seemed to fix it, although it never quite sounded 100 percent clean. V CAST videos were poorly organized, tough to sift through, and looked pixelated, but played smoothly enough provided I stuck with the standard...

Slick swivel design. Roomy QWERTY keyboard. Good voice quality

Subpar reception. Poor music player performance. Disappointing camera. Non-standard headphone jack

The Nokia 7705 Twist isn't a great performer, but it offers Verizon subscribers looking for a messaging device a way to stand out from the crowd—and you can even see through it.

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Nokia 7705 Twist Review

 

These days messaging phones with QWERTY keyboards are quite popular: from the Samsung Alias 2 and Rogue, to the LG enV3 and enV Touch. Now another one enters the mix, the Nokia 7705 Twist for Verizon. As the name implies, the phone twists open to...

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Nokia 7705 Twist Review

 

Nokia 7705 Twist reviewed by ConsumerSearch, which notes pros and cons, along with reviews and ratings for the Nokia 7705 Twist and comparisons to other Cell Phones

Eye-catching square form factor; QWERTY keyboard gets universal kudos; Voice quality rated highly

Boring Verizon Wireless interface; Web browser is slow; 3-megapixel camera is "a disaster

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Nokia 7705 Twist Review

 

Occasionally a manufacturer releases a mobile handset, especially dedicated to messaging. The target market is always the adolescent one, and therefore the form is mostly unique, striving to make a statement. The Nokia 7705 Twist is just such a phone...

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Nokia 7705 Twist for Verizon

 

There's a newcomer to the cell phone market that is perfect for those who enjoy something unique. That phone is the Nokia 7705 Twist for Verizon Wireless. Keep reading for a closer look.

The basic features on the Nokia 7705 Twist include a speakerphone, vibrate mode, voice dialing, a stopwatch, an alarm clock, and both a standard and tip calculator. To keep you organized there is a calendar and a notepad. Globetrotters will appreciate...

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Nokia 7705 Twist Cell Phone Review

 

The Nokia Twist 7705 has a unique design that is very workable. It is truly unusual and fashionable and will make you stand out in a crowd. The excellent keyboard and threaded messages make it a great phone for texting.The Contact Ring may be a bit...

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Review: Nokia 7705 Twist review for Verizon

 

The novel looking Nokia 7705 Twist for Verizon looks like no other phone on the market. Its unique form factor, and overall usability, made it a surprise winner at MobileBurn. Find out more in Ricky's in-depth review.

I have had this phone for almost 2 years, and I have only replaced it twice, both of which were my fault. (Stolen at school, yes it is my fault. I didn't have it in my locker. The second, I dropped it in water and the calling was messed up after. Other...

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Nokia Twist 7705 review

 

Overview What's Good: Unique design; phenomenal QWERTY keyboard. What's Bad: Battery life could be better; potential long-term build quality concerns. Introduction In today's wireless market, phones seem to be standard when it...

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Review: Nokia 7705 Twist

 

Nokia puts a new twist on the messaging phone with the 7705 Twist for Verizon Wireless. What it lacks in performance, it makes up for in personality.

Product Specifications

The Nokia 7705 Twist is a fun phone with a unique square shape that swivels open to reveal a full QWERTY keypad. The phone's shortcut buttons provide quick access to messaging, the 3.0-megapixel camera, Web browsing, V CAST Music with Rhapsody, voice commands, and speakerphone options. The Contact Light Ring, located in the lower right corner, can be customized to identify a message or a call from those listed in the contact directory.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop
Manufacturer Form Factor:Desktop

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop
Manufacturer Form Factor:Desktop

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB
Max Supported Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:18in
Height:5.8in
Width:15.7in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Acer
Model:T5535wb
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer AcerPower

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:66MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:White

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x
Rewrite Speed:N/A
Type:CD-ROM
Write Speed:N/A

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 95

Processor

Clock Speed:200MHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium MMX
Upgradability:Upgradable

RAM

Installed Size:32MB
Max Supported Size:256MB
Technology:SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level:N/A

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:ATA-33

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:2.1GB
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI 3D RAGE II+ DVD
Interface Type:PCI
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