Nokia 6300, bent clips, do you own one?

  GRIDD 12:43 17 Sep 08

Guys I just bought one of these and the battery compartment is quite loose. It looks like one of the clips is bent but the store says they're all like that. Erm, I suspect a sales man has done it as the box wasn't sealed.

Could a 6300 owner confirm if the 2 metal clips on the phone, at the very top where the side lights are, are both bent outwards, or one inwards and one outwards?

I'd appreciate a picture of the back of the phone without the battery cover on.


  The Moog 18:58 17 Sep 08

I happen to have a brand new, unused Nokia 6300 as a spare phone. There are no issues with loose fitting covers or batteries - quite the opposite in fact, I'd say it was a little too snug round there if anything (but that's what you want I guess!). Anyway, take a look at the photos I've linked to below and compare....

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As for them being "all like that"... they aren't and if the box is not sealed, you have every right to claim that you not been sold a new product. Ask for a sealed replacement or (even better if you have been lied to) a refund and take your business to another retailer.

  canarieslover 19:53 17 Sep 08

I'm looking at my 6300 and I can confirm that The Moog is correct. It is fairly difficult to remove the cover which can be a bit of a pain as to get the cover off the usb connection you need to remove the battery cover first. That's the only complaint I have against this phone.

  GRIDD 18:43 18 Sep 08

The Moog thank you very much for the pictures, it appears I was right. I returned to the store this morning and they hesitantly replaced it.

canarieslover thank you for your input also.



  version8 11:17 24 Sep 08

Must admit that my 6300 had a problem with getting the back cover off when i first bought it at CPW. Salesman said it was a bit stiff but did change it over for a new one.
Has to be the best phone i have had so far.
Even better than work ones!!

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