3,000 Vodafone branded Nokia 6110 Navigators recalled in the UK


If you have a Vodafone branded Nokia 6110 Navigator (why?) and your device is experiancing problems when using the GPS application then please contact Vodafone who may be able to help.

A Vodafone technician revealed: “We received lots of calls about this complaint. Customers are telling us once a map of the UK and Ireland loads a padlock appears on the screen and the handset freezes. We’re now in the process of replacing the handsets.”

Nokia has confirmed it is aware of the issue and has organised a Freepost service for customers affected by the fault.

A Nokia spokesperson said: “We are aware of an issue with a small number of handsets that have been shipped to customers and we are working with Vodafone to rectify the situation.

“We have also advised Nokia Care Centres and are currently putting in place a Freepost service whereby any affected customers can send the handset and memory card to the service hub and corrections can be made quickly and efficiently.”

Vodafone claims it has removed most of the faulty stock and is in the process of recalling the remainder from its stores.

A Vodafone spokesperson said: “We have already identified a large proportion of handsets in our warehouse and these will no longer be issued.

“A small number may be in-store but these will be removed from sale as quickly as possible. Any new stock issued from our warehouse to our retail stores will not be affected.”

More of a reason to buy unlocked. See what happens when operators much about inside a handset’s software?

  • ratkat

    in fairness to vodafone, it is not their fault, the problem also effects simfree 6110’s.
    Nokia updated the Route 66 maps on the 6110 to the 2007 version, but left the activation key for the 2006 maps. Which of course leaves the maps locked and unuseable.

  • Rhys

    Sorted this have they??? I have just received this phone from Vodafone this evening and it has the exact issue! Hopeless!

  • mufazzal

    i want to buy nokia 6110 navigator any quantity

    plz contact me immediately on +971506741304

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