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    JayZeus
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    Hey all!

    I'm thinking about upgradeing my phone to a new one from cingular. Well I've noticed that they have the s66 model. I've read some reviews on gsmarena.com but I've noticed that many people complain about battery life a lot. Has anyone had any problems with that? Can anyone confirm that?

    Also, I know that the phone doesn't support mp3, but is it also true for the ringtones? I think I've read somewhere that you can convert mp3's to some format that the phone will recongize. Is that true?


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    Carter1551
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    i have the S66 and its wonderful. The battery life is a bit quickly drained but it all depends on what you are using it for. You can turn down the illumination on the screen which saves quite a bit of power and there are a few other little tweaks you can do. About the mp3's. It cant play mp3's but it can play wav format. I have a converter that will convert it into the right type of wav file. You have to convert the mp3 to wav yourself. But it has to be a certain type of wav file. If you want the converter get at me with a pm.



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    JayZeus
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    Well, I'm still thinking about this phone. But I am leaning towards a Nokia 6230. I think having mp3's is a nice thing, and a low battery life is a bit of an inconvience. I've also read that a lot of people have problems with the s66, as the phone likes to freeze. Have you had any problems like this?



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    kreddy05
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    I've heard that unlocking the S66 causes problems. Has anyone experienced this? Also, I heard the problems were with the earlier versions of the S66. Was there a firmware upgrade or anything?



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    Shogun328i
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    I absolutly love my SX66 I have not has a battery problem at all. I keep a charger at work and home. I don't use it as an IPOD but for multiple conference calls throughout the day it has been fabulous. The unit has two batteries one primary and a second backup.....Awsome design .....My IPAQ 3565 died all the time and I was constently restoring backups. ....SX66 no problems at all



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    Shogun328i
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    In addition the unit warns you well into advance when the unit is about to die. I can usually place a few calls and update a task or schedule an event long before it officially goes dead



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    Shogun328i
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    come to think about it. I have never seen it go dead! :-)



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    Shogun328i
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    In addition, the unit work great with the D-Pad and built in keyboard if you lose the stylus. Oh yes the design on the stylus lends itself well to randomly leaving your stylus in inconspicous places.



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