Product Type: NEC mobile phones
Newest Review: ... down on a table too hard, so very cheaply put together. Infact if you speak to other DB2000 users, 90% have suffered the same problem. T... more
Average phone, cant match even base model Nokias!
Member Name: jaylad
Date: 06/05/01, updated on 06/05/01 (206 review reads)
Advantages: Very Stylish, Lightweight
Disadvantages: Questionable quality
When I bought my NEC DB2000 I was quite excited as I had never owned a phone as slim, light and posh as this!
The phone has a good battery life from a standard lithium-Ion battery, as well as Vibra-call, fax/data function, dual-band facility, and is very light weight.
When I first started using the phone, I was quite happy with the reception, the way it holds calls and how clear they were, also benefitting from EFR, which is a feature that my network One2one uses to enhance call quality.
However I am now six months down the line with this handset and its long due for replacement!
The main awkward points about this phone are to begin with - text messaging. You have to scroll though layers of menus to actually 'send' a message and then it automatically writes them in capitals!!
When you have received 10 messages, it will not accept any more messages until you delete them (which is very difficult) - complete madness!!!!! Also if you forget that you have 10 messages saved and you attempt to send a message that fails to send (and you could of taken 10 mins to write it) it will simply erase the message!!!!!
Also, the battery clip has fallen off after I put it down on a table too hard, so very cheaply put together. Infact if you speak to other DB2000 users, 90% have suffered the same problem.
The phone now does find it difficult to find the network and is lazy in holding a call.
This handset is still a good phone for those wanting a cheap, good-looking, slim mobile with a few extra features thrown in.