Nokia 8600 Luna Overview

nokia_8600_luna_1.jpgKey Features
Quad Band Technology (GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)
Bluetooth™ Technology
2 Inch TFT QVGA 16.7 Million Colour Screen (320 x 240 Pixel)
2 Megapixel Camera with 4 x Digital Zoom
FM Radio
128 Mbytes Memory

Nokia 8600 Luna Review

The Nokia 8600 Luna is a fashionable mobile phone which comes with high quality features. The luxury handset has been designed with attention to detail which gives it the head turning affect if deserves. The casing has a stainless steel body & comes with smooth lines & edges which make the 8600 Luna highly attractive. The phone has a slide opening casing which allows the user to slide open the smoked glass cover to reveal a sleek & stylish keypad. The smoked glass cover protects the keypad on the front of the handset & the camera lens on the reverse of the handset. The smoked glass cover does not cover the phones navigation tool & function keys, which therefore allow the user to operate features when the phone is in its slide closed position. The Nokia 8600 Luna is a stunning handset which is also known as black beauty due to its distinct black glossy casing & eye catching keypad cover which allows the keypad to glow beneath the smoked glass cover. The phone comes with a 2 Inch colour screen which displays up to 16.7 million colours on a QVGA thin film transistor screen. The screen provides the user with a clear & colourful display on this fashionable handset which focuses on its imaging & media capabilities. The handset in slim & easy to handle with an overall casing size of 107mm high by 45mm wide by 15.9mm deep. The Nokia 8600 Luna weights 140 grams including the battery which feels good to hold & operate in a single hand.

The 8600 Luna comes with a well protected camera lens which is situated beneath the smoked glass cover. The camera is a 2 megapixel camera complete with a 4 x zoom feature. The camera feature provides the user with the tool to capture still photos or video footage. The user can select a landscape mode to ensure the best capture or recording is made for those wider shots. The video functions are easy to use & allows the user to get the very best from their mobile phone which include video playback & video streaming capabilities. The user can edit their photos & video recording to ensure they get the perfect finish each & every time. The Nokia 8600 Luna comes with 128 Mbytes of built in memory which provides the user with memory for storing their photos & video recording.
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The mobile phone comes with a built in Internet browser which provides the user with XHTML over TCP/IP web browsing. The user can play all their favourite tunes on the built in music player which will play many music formats including AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, MIDI, AMR & WMA. The user can enjoy Bluetooth™ stereo audio streaming A2DP which provides the user with wireless audio streaming on their 8600 Luna. The phone supports a wide range of ringing tones which include 64 voice polyphonic sound, MIDI, 3D stereo sound & video ringing tones. The phone supports over the air downloads which allows the user to download ringing tones, music files, wallpapers & much more easily. The user can tune into their favourite FM radio station & relax to their favourite style of music using the built in FM radio feature. The phone call capabilities are always important to the mobile phone user, which include many easy to use shortcut call features. The phone comes with a call log which allows the user to access a list of missed calls, calls made & calls received. The Nokia 8600 comes with a speed dialing option, any key answer facility & an automatic redial. The user can use the handsfree speaker phone feature to take a call over the phones loud speakers which provides the user with a handsfree call experience. The user can use the SIND feature which allows the user to activate calls using the speaker independent number dialing feature. The phone comes complete with voice features which include a voice recorder & voice commands feature.

The phone comes with a flight mode feature which allows the user to access certain features on their mobile phone when in restricted mobile phone areas such as in a hospital or on a flight. The phone will turn off all transmission related functions to ensure the Nokia 8600 Luna does not disrupt any of the sensitive equipment in such areas. The phone comes with preloaded games which provide the user with fast moving entertainment ready & waiting to create a challenge. The preloaded games include high roller casino, 3D golf tour & soccer 3D game. The user can communicate with others using the phones messaging service which include text messaging complete with a predictive text feature which supports all major European languages. The multimedia messaging service allows the user to send & receive messages complete with text & sound with either a photo or video to any multimedia messaging compatible contact. The user can enjoy an online chat with compatible contacts that are online at the same time as the user. The Nokia 8600 Luna supports Nokia audio messaging which allows the user to send a voice recording using the multimedia message service. The phones mobile email service supports SMTP, POP3 & IMAP4 which allows the user to enjoy a full email experience complete with email attachments.

The 8600 Luna can be connected to a selection of devices including a PC, laptop or printer to transfer files, download data or to print photos. The user can connect their phone to any compatible device using either a wireless Bluetooth™ connection or a cabled connection using micro USB. The phones battery will provide up to 240 hours of standby battery time from a full charge or approximately 3.7 hours of talk time. The Nokia 8600 Luna comes with a well equipped start up kit which includes the phones battery, charger, headset, adapter, micro USB cable, leather pouch, neck strap, polishing cloth, user guide & CD ROM with Nokia PC Suite software version 6.83. The phone works on a quad band network which will automatically switch between bands & provides the user with worldwide network coverage dependant on the network provider.

Nokia 8600 Luna Specifications & Features

2 Inch TFT QVGA 16.7 Million Colour Screen (320 x 240 Pixel)

2 Megapixel Camera
4 x Digital Zoom
Landscape Mode
Photo Editor
Video Record (QCIF)
Video Player (3GPP, H263 & H264)
Video Streaming
Video Editor
Themes Display
Animated Wallpapers

SMS (Text Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
Email (SMTP, POP3 & IMAP4)
Email with Attachments (.jpg, .3gp & .mp3)
Nokia Xpress Audio Messaging
SMS Reader
Text to Speech
Instant Messaging
Predictive Text

Music Player (AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, MIDI, AMR & WMA)
FM Radio
Polyphonic Ringtones (64 Voice)
MIDI Ringtones
3D Stereo Ringtones
Video Ringtones
Voice Commands
Voice Recorder

High Roller Casino Game
Soccer 3D Game
3D Golf Tour Game

Phone Book
To Do List
Alarm clock
Countdown Timer
Speed Dialing
Call Log
Automatic Redial
Speaker Independant Number Dialing SIND
Handsfree Speaker
Demo Mode
Flight Mode

Bluetooth™ 2.0
Micro USB

Quad Band Technology (GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)


Memory & Talk Time
128 Mbytes Memory
3.7 Hours Talk Time
240 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
140 g
107 x 45 x 15.9 mm