For those people looking for an easy and simple to use phone, the Nokia 1680 will fulfill their needs. It may not have the thin sleek body or the slider feature of others, but this phone will handle many of the same functions for those that may not need a high caliber smart touch screen phone. The Nokia 1680 will be much less expensive that these other phones, great for those just needing a phone for the basics.
The Nokia 1680 has a screen resolution of 128 x 160. It is equipped with a VGA camera that takes adequate pictures. The video recorder does not have all the bells and whistles of more complex phones but will allow you to record up to 32 MB. The Nokia 1680 has a WAP 2.0 browser and one can send and receive email, instant messages as well as texting. There is a voice recorder to send messages to others. The phone supports Java 2.0 games and applications and will allow you to set up MP3 ringtones. There are wallpapers and screen savers to choose from as well as other that can be downloaded from the carrier.
The Nokia Unlocked 1680 has several organizing tools: the calendar, alarm clock, calculator, notepad and to do list. The phone also features an address book, which can hold up to one thousand entries. The phone does have speaker phone and has silent and vibrate settings. It is not able to use Bluetooth, but with a clip, you can use the speaker phone function for hands free use.
You may not experience the crystal clarity that you might with the higher end phones, but you can control the volume. You can send pictures and videos through the phone and enjoy receiving them. The screen has icons that are easy to use, and you can change any of the fonts.
The Nokia 1680 is a good phone for anyone who does not want the complexities of other phones. It is great for those that do not have a lot of cell phone experience or just want a simple phone to use.