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Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I do like this phone. It's not expensive but it's not like a super cheap Go phone. It provided a good alternative for my juggling two phones with the dual sim inside. My only warning is that when I unboxed it, the booklet was written in Chinese and the handset itself booted to the Chinese language. Consequently I could not read any of the menus to see what I was doing. After my initial panic, I had to search Google on how to perform a hard reset on this phone to get the option to change the language to English. To save you time, here is the link: http://www.hard-reset.com/nokia-lumia-630-hard-reset.html
This is the first phone I got that cannot connect to T-Mobile's high speed "3.5g" and I can only get extremely poor EDGE, which is constantly bordering on disconnected and dial-up speed.
This is the first phone I've gotten that is NOT compatible with any high speed T-Mobile coverage. Despite the note in the description stating it's compatible with T-Mobile, it is not. At least not for the useful data connection in my well-covered area. (it's lacking 1700 frequency for my area in the US).
The device itself is great. A solid, lower to midrange phone. The screen's lower resolution but nice to look at and the size of the phone for me is perfect. Slightly thick, but overall I'll take it over the 5+ inch monsters if I have to keep it in my pocket all day. There's the matter of it being Windows which hurts the app situation a bit, but for what it is, it's a solid performer. Some features out of the box are nice, such as quiet time, where you...
NOT fully compatible with Straight Talk / T-Moble in the US, despite what the description says. The phone lacks the frequencies needed to work with T-Mobile's 3G network, so you are stuck with Edge connectivity, which is very, very slow. BUYER BEWARE- If you are a US customer of any T-Mobile network provider, you will not be able to use 3G data.
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