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Symbian may be dying a slow death on Nokia, but that's not stopping the manufacturer from releasing a few more devices before its demise.  One of those is the Nokia Astound, which is available on T-Mobile for $79.99.  Originally announced at Nokia World 2010 as the C7-00, it offers a 3.5-inch Clear Black Display, Symbian^3, 8-megapixel camera, front-facing camera, and is wrapped in a nice metal body.

The construction is fantastic, but the OS is on its way out.  Should potential T-Mobile customers consider this as their device for the next two years?  We'll figure it out.  Part 1 of 2.


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Skylor Mitchell
Skylor Mitchell I wouldn't believe so because of the OS it has, but I could be wrong. I've also seen an ad for the Astound 2 or 3 times in the last hour or two.
Arvonn Tully
Arvonn Tully The Nokia Astound is totally worth it -- It is a very slick phone, well done. Not at all like S60.. Symbian
Gabe Perez
Gabe Perez I like Aaron better than Noah. He's funny and cool. :P
Sam Crabbe
Sam Crabbe I think its good.
Steve Moore
Steve Moore Oh, well 79 bucks ain't bad. But did I mention Symbian sucks?
Steve Moore
Steve Moore Symbian is old, played out, not fun, boring, etc.. Not to mention Nokia charges way too much for their handsets. Their customer service knows nothing about what they sell. Did I mention Symbian suck? No its not worth it.
Darrel Blandin
Darrel Blandin Gonna bet it will not even make it out of the market before the symbian os is a gonner
Anthony Alecseenko
Anthony Alecseenko Yes, its a NOKIA!
Ricardo Vicente
Ricardo Vicente pretty good phone...
Changbae Rhim
Changbae Rhim does it have 850 and 1700 3g band like original c7?
Steve Doric
Steve Doric Nope, it's pretty gay
Darryl Mouzone
Darryl Mouzone Again it all depends on the person and what they want from a phone. For some it won't be worth it for them but for others it will be worth it them. It all depends on the individual.
Malcolm Leonard
Malcolm Leonard No its a Nokia
Eric Shayna
Eric Shayna Hey! What's the chubby green Pantech phone from AT&T called?
Ronnie Apodaca
Ronnie Apodaca No... remember the neuron? Tries to do too much, just as the neuron did...
Fonzy Paniagua
Fonzy Paniagua Such a horrible os
Jeremy Von Tussant Jaeger
Jeremy Von Tussant Jaeger It's not a terrible phone it's actually quite nice
Aj Green
Aj Green Hellllll to the no!!!!!!
John Cruz
John Cruz If its not android no
Jonathan Tunstall
Jonathan Tunstall When are you doing a review
Saeed Alfagieh
Saeed Alfagieh it's not really astound for deserve this worth ..
Nate Peters
Nate Peters Not at all.
Matt Polkiewicz
Matt Polkiewicz Probably not...
Umer Syed
Umer Syed It's hardly astounding :D
Tim Gruber
Tim Gruber not really
Guillermo De León
Guillermo De León Yes
Jake DeLauro
Jake DeLauro Doubtful.
Eduardo Sanchez
Eduardo Sanchez Hell no >:D




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