Palm Treo 680

Palm Treo 680

Palm Treo 680: We have been discussing Palm Treo personal digital assistants in our reviews. The company never failed its customers in a single feature. With companies like Nokia, Samsung, Motorola and specially Sony Ericsson coming up with cell phone with 'all in one' multimedia capabilities, Palm Treo continues its trend to provide users the best for the minimum price.

The 680 by Palm Treo was announced in October 2006 and was released at the end of November. The device comes in traditional Palm Treo style. The available colors are graphite, crimson, arctic and copper. However graphite was sold a lot because it was the only color on the Cingular package.

The multimedia pocket device measure 4.4x2.3x0.8 inches; and 5 and a half ounces by weight. Like all the previous versions of Palm Treo, the PDA is light and easy to work around with.

Palm Treo 680 got a good support to display graphics. The 2.5 inch touch sensitive screen show 64K color which seem to be a little less as compared to its other rivals. Unlike less Read more »

Samsung SGH T809

Samsung SGH T809

Samsung SGH T809: Reviewing all the cell phones with respect to their design, we would see that almost every famous cell phone has to be very slim. Motorola Razr V3 got popularity just because of this. Famous manufacturers have introduced their own 'Razr' to complete with Motorola but so far so good, nothing is able to beat Motorola Razr. Here we are about to review Samsung SGH-T809, a slim cell phone rival of Razr.

The cell phone measures 3.9x2x0.6 inches. And weight a little above 3.5 ounces. The cell phone is a bit heavier than its rival but the slider cell phone appears good in black color. The slider mechanism works fine as it needs only a finger to slide up or down. The 4 way navigational key is responsive most of the time along side the two soft keys. The keys are well separated. On the Read more »

Nokia 3220

Nokia 3220

Nokia 3220: We got yet another youthful handset from Nokia and this time its even better than everything else Nokia aimed for young cell phone freaks.

The pretty cool looking cell phone is measured 4.11x1.74x0.74 inches and weighs just a little over 3 ounces. The weight is something quiet rare as compared to other handsets by Nokia. The cell phone fits well in jeans and any other type of pocket. With Nokia logo on something, don't worry about anything crashing. The cell phone is compact the keys are adjacent and engineered well. So does the five way scroll pad. However it seems to be a bit smaller than usual. One can change skins of the cell phone. Original from Nokia are available for this particular handset so one can show off a new cell phone every day.

The unique feature we saw is the four rubber grips on the side of the cell phone which illuminate red and green with the rings and call placing. You can hover around with lots of Read more »

LG VX-8300

LG VX-8300

LG VX-8300: LG has been manufacturing cell phones for many years and have really succeeded in giving tough time to companies of Nokia and Motorola caliber. With its Chocolate it even won the best cell phone design of 2005. Here we are about to review another master piece from LG, the VX8300.

The cell phone shape is some what round and sleek. The physical measurements came out to be 3.58x1.93x0.92 inches and weight turned out as just below 4 ounces. It is the first 3G cell phone from LG.

The external display is 1.2 inch diagonally and can display 65000 colors. The screen gives the basic info like date, time etc. Just below lie the music control buttons. Camera lens is at the top. The flip open handset has external antenna and speakers on each side.

The left spine has memory expansion slot while the right side has volume Read more »

Motorola V551

Motorola V551

Motorola V551: Motorola has a trend of providing users with cell phones that are having high end features for a very low cost. The famous V series is just following the trend and today we are about to review V551, a cell phone which clearly outclassed every other cell phone in terms of its cost benefit ratio.

The flip open V551 is a sleek colorful handset with perfect physical dimensions. The cell phone is externally blue and metallic combination color which looks really cool.

The external screen is monochrome and is capable of showing the basic information of time, caller id, signal and battery strength etc. Again, the blue color on black screen makes the cell phone look wonderful. The camera rests above the monochrome screen. The left spine has a multipurpose key known as "Smartkey" which is able to perform Read more »

Samsung SGH-X700

Samsung SGH-X700

Samsung SGH-X700: Samsung X series has come up with few handsets that left their mark on cell phone markets. X600, X100, and X210 and a lot more in the X series assembly line, were equipped with latest features as well as tested with new innovations. Today X700 is the handset we would be reviewing.

The candy bar X-700 is somewhat similar to other cell phones like X620. The cell phone is sleek and slim and available in black and silver combination. The matt finish of X-700 makes it look more sophisticated and business class hand set.

The LCD is brilliant and impressive. The massive 1.9 inch screen can display more than 260K colors. The LCD screen various features like brightness, contrasts, color levels can be controlled to make it more user efficient.

The keys on the pad are widespread. Typing text messages are very easy and you won't press the wrong key often because of good amount of space in between the Read more »

Samsung SGH-D500

Samsung SGH-D500

Samsung SGH-D500: There is nothing more proud for a cell phone manufacturer than its cell phone winning a GSM Association Award for the Best Mobile Handset. SGH-D500 is one of those cell phones which Samsung is proud to manufacture.

The slider D500 is a gem piece. With classic charcoal black color, the cell phone is build with fine quality material. 93.5x45.7x23.5mm being the size of D500, the cell phone still is only 99grams and feels good in palms.

The sliding mechanism is semi-automatic and works great. A one thumb push makes D500 ready for action. The key pad looks to be very much compact. Some may find the keys very close to each other. Back of the cell phone lie camera lens, mirror for self portraits and photo light. The right side contains headphone Read more »

Motorola E815

Motorola E815

Motorola E815: Motorola being the second largest mobile manufacturer, is on the carriers support list for long time. Since the introduction of V Cast, Verizon is looking for cell phones which could support its high profile network. E815 by Motorola was the perfect choice for Verizon.

The flip cell phone measures 3.7x1.9x1 inches and weighs a little above 4.5 ounces. E815 is available in silver and gray combination color with exterior retractable antenna. There is a LED flash below on the left. The camera is just above the exterior screen of the flip handset.

The exterior 1.5 inch screen displays approximately 4000 colors and displays info just like a typical external screen. Inside there is an eye catching 2 inch sharp LCD which can process more than 260K colors. The keypad is comfortable to work around with, so do the navigational control keys.

E815 include various features to talk about. Beside its 3G V Cast capability, Read more »

Nokia 5300

Nokia 5300

Nokia 5300: During the first quarter of 2006, Sony Ericsson clearly dominated cell phone industry because of its music cell phones. The domination continued because there was no such true competitor. But later on we found famous manufacturers followed the trend and introducing music cell phones. Nokia released its 5300 to break down Sony Ericsson's music cell phone market.

5300 looks a bit bulky with size measurements of 3.6 by 1.9 by 0.8 inches but its feather light with weight just above 3.5 ounces. The Xpress cell phone looks good in red/white or traditional black/white combinations. The slider functionality works perfect.

The brilliant screen of music Xpress measures 2 inches and support 262k colors at massive resolution of 320x240 pixel. Like all music cell phones, the most common control keys are placed perfectly for ease of use. The music keys lie on the left spine while volume and camera control keys lie on the right spine. The camera lies on the back of cell phone along with a mirror for cell portraits. The expansion slot Read more »

Nokia N91

Nokia N91

Nokia N91: Nokia N91 was released way back in April 2005. Since then the cell phone got respectable number of buyers. But even then, N91 is being somewhat pin down by its Sony Ericsson and LG rivals.

The cell phone is a bulky slider. We said bulky because the silvery N91 got its physical size as at 4.4 by 2.2 by 0.9 inches and 5.8 ounces and weight just below 6 ounces. Even then, it is constructed so well, it still looks awesome in hands.

N91 has music control buttons just below the screen. Left spine contains volume control, USB port and a speaker. The opposite has place for menu button and a back cover removing button.

The diagonally measured 2.2 inch screen shows 262K colors and the very good quality. However the resolution of 176x208 appears to be a little less than we expected to have before the cell arrived in market.

Nokia engineers tried to make N91 more "Music player" than "cam coder" Read more »

Palm Treo 700w

Palm Treo 700w

Palm Treo 700w: Palm Treo w series was introduced with an intention to create an all in one Personal digital assistant which can support various general purpose and multimedia applications. The series was started with Palm Treo 700w.

Palm Treo physical measurements came out good enough to declare it a sleek device in Personal digital assistant category. 4.4 by 2.3 by 0.9 inches and weight slightly lower than 6 and a half ounces, gives PDA a solid construction and just perfect for business and corporate use. Charcoal black and sliver combination suits Palm Treo very well.

The screen quality is not that much good as compared to other specifications of 700w but still showing 65000 colors at resolution of 240x240 seem to work. We got the keys over the PDA sorted as the functional and application keys at the top surrounding the 5 way navigation key and character keys aligned in four horizontal rows. Left spine of the PDA contains volume Read more »

Nokia N93

Nokia N93Nokia N93: The famous N series by Nokia is continuously climbing up in cell phone markets. The series has numerous pros and cons but never the less; it is coming up with cell phones that Nokia itself call as multimedia computers.

N 93, one of the most famous of all N series cell phone finally arrived with bundle of features. The cell phone is one hell of a multimedia device bringing each and every technology feature in one box.

Nokia N93 is not a sleek and slim cell phone. With size measure of 4.6 by 2.1 by 1.1 inches and weight over 6 ounces, the device looks like a landline telephone cradle when flipped open and its length become as big as 7.5inches.

The cell phone has cam along with a plastic protected flash on the left spine. While on the right spine zoom in/out control keys, shutter, 4 way navigational Read more »

Motorola W205

Motorola W205

Motorola W205: Motorola has been providing cell phones to low end users who are intended to use mobiles just for making and receiving calls and text messages. Most of the cell phones in market nowadays are providing hell lot of features but the basic purpose of the cell phone, no matter how much mega pixel camera it contains and which software it operates on, its primary functions are to send/receive text messages and make phone calls.

As we said, Motorola is still manufacturing cell phone for the basic users. W205 is just one of them. The cell phone is available in true black color which makes it look like an expensive high end mobile device. The cell phone is perfectly slim with thickness of only 14.9mm. W205 is also very light to hold. Only 78 grams of communication device is just a feather to put into any pocket.

The cell phone is dual band and works on 900 and 1800 MHz. The GSM is available world wide so carrier availability for W205 is not an issue at all. The brilliant CSTN display screen shows 65000 colors at resolution of 128x128. Although the device is not that expensive but screen quality hasn't been compromised Read more »

Sony Ericsson W880i

Sony Ericsson W880i

Sony Ericsson W880i: The sleek and slim design always impresses the cell phone buyers. This gave rise to the competition to introduce the slimmest cell phone a company can manufacture. Sony Ericsson provided its version of slimmest cell phone with introduction of W880i.

The slimmest candy bar ever produced by Sony Ericsson requires other than usual equipment for the measurement. The 9.4mm is hardly 70 grams in weight but still gives a good grip and feel comfortable in hands or with ears.

The walkman cell phone comes in traditional grey/black with stainless steel front and rubber finished rear casing. W880i has great looks with its small keypad but is a bit difficult to operate on such tiny buttons. The multi connector port is located at the bottom conventionally. A primary camera is located on the back while a secondly camera has its place beside the ear piece. SD card slot has a good place near Read more »

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