HTC S710 Smartphone

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Gadget of the Week

HTC S710 Smartphone

 

Pros

Worlds first Windows Mobile 6 powered Smartphone

Numeric keys on top and slide out (blue lit) QWERTY keyboard underneath

Small for a Smartphone with high build quality

Arguably the best looking Smartphone available, stylish with tactile rubberised surface on edges and reverse

Versatile connectivity including GPRS, WiFi and Bluetooth

Nice 2.4-inch, 320 x 240 bright clear screen

Built-in 2 mega-pixel digital camera

Mobile 6 means you can view Word, Excel and Powerpoint documents without conversion

Synchronises well with Microsoft Outlook

Accepts microSD cards (up to 2GB)

Good battery life

 

Cons

No touch screen

No 3G capability

Windows Mobile 6 Standard is less capable than other versions of Windows Mobile

QWERTY keys are just a tad too small for reliable thumb typing

No facility to edit any Office documents, view only

Camera has no flash or LED light

No built-in GPS

 

SIM Free Price: c £245 inc. VAT

Can get network branded versions with contract much more cheaply e.g. Orange E650

 

Star Rating: 8 Stars  Not much bigger than a standard phone, but much more functional