Nokia 6233

3, O2, Orange, T-Mobile, Vodafone (as 6234)

PLUS
• Sleek, nicely styled (especially if you like stainless steel or high-gloss black)
• Solid feel, well-built

• Loud speaker, good screen, good keys

MINUS
• Surprisingly iffy user interface, especially on menu selections
• Some reliability problems have been reported

WE SAY
The 3G technology in this ‘prosumer’ phone won’t be necessary for many seniors, but as an all-round workhorse for the basics it is a sound piece of work. Excellent sound – may be intended for music but works well as a speakerphone