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Motorola-a830.28946681
3.2* out of 10

Motorola A830

Among the first 3G (UMTS) phones for Europe, and also a tri-band Read more

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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Features 10
10
Durability 8
8.0
Looks 8
8.0
Battery performance 2
2.0

If this is the future, I like it...

kurowski, Ciao
1 June 2003
  • Excerpt: "The Motorola A830 is one of the first third-generation (3G) mobiles to hit the shores of the UK, and is available for the bargain price of £105. 3G phones are seen as something of a mystery by many, and so, in my review, I shall attempt to explain about both the phone and the service. As 3, the new network on which you can get these phones, intertwines services with hardware so closely, perhaps this is appropriate. I shall start with the basics: ...
  • Pros: Feature - packed, well - finished, easy - to - use, amazing phone .
  • Cons: Slightly on the heavy side, battery life isn't amazing .
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 10
10
Durability 8
8.0
Looks 8
8.0
Battery performance 2
2.0

Full Of Functions But Not Of Power

Decoy, Ciao
28 May 2003
  • Excerpt: "...that were offering the new Motorola A830 on 3 for half price, with an extra £20 off, and free insurance. As well as new things, I'm also partial to a bargain or two, so without much further ado (and some fast, accurate advice from their staff) I placed my order. This was easily done, and I was informed that I would receive a 3 sign up pack and the relevant invoices within two days (this can be done in the shop if you visit them in person). Once I'd ...
  • Pros: Extremely capable and well - spec'd, digital camera, video camera, media player, 3G services .
  • Cons: Battery life and network performance don't allow phone to operate to full potential, size will not appeal to some .
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