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O2 XDA mini S

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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Gude, Cnet.co.uk
12 February 2008
  • Summary: I've had this phone since October 2007, and i bought it second hand. I have only had one problem so far - and that was because i had it unlocked, occasionally it rejects my sim card, but that is solved by a simple turn off and back on again. Design: The only fault for me is the size, its chunkier than my SPV C500 was, so sometimes at football matches i have a bit of a problem. The keyboard is great, the buttons on it are perfect size for typing.
  • Pros: It does EVERYTHING right.
  • Cons: Size
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Anonymous, Cnet.co.uk
10 October 2006
  • Summary: Windows mobile is powerful and extensible, but out of the box for a phone or even PDA-based user it can be a bit difficult to use. Microsoft have got to work harder to get up with competition such as other PDA/phone built-in applications. That said, the sync with Outlook and Exchange is excellent and the exec fits in to that laptop on the move idea with out all the luggage!
  • Pros: Keyboard, Windows/Outlook sync, Wi-Fi, Media player, voice-activated dialling, miniSD for media and files, GPRS for mobile based surfing.
  • Cons: Slowish CPU and/or short on internal memory. Slow O2 software.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Duncan Smith, Cnet.co.uk
1 August 2006
  • Summary: Just replaced a treo 650 with the O2 XDA Mini S. As a Mac user, I've always leaned towards Palm-based phones as they're easy to sync with Mac OS X. However, combining this phone with 'missing sync' software (about £20) was a breeze - first time sync, no problems. It'll also 'mount' the phone on the Mac desktop for access to my documents etc. So far, very impressive and already knocking the socks off the Treo 650.
  • Pros: Connectivity, push email, screen quality
  • Cons: Lack of shortcut to phone features
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Sudhakar Sharma, Cnet.co.uk
3 July 2006
  • Summary: It's a good phone for people who fancy a PDA, not for kids!
  • Pros: Its size, easy to carry (unlike other XDAs), sliding Qwerty keyboard
  • Cons: Supplied hands-free headphones, looks plasticky and cheap!
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Chris Lomas, Cnet.co.uk
29 June 2006
  • Summary: I have never gone more than 3 weeks without either the phone doing a hard reset itself and wiping all my data and software, or me having to do a hard reset because the software became corrupt and only the essential functions would work (this doesn't include the phone). On top of this I would say that I have to soft reset it at least every 2 days and the battery life is poor, meaning you have to keep it constantly on charge.
  • Pros: Size and potential features
  • Cons: Instability
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Piers Bell, Cnet.co.uk
13 June 2006
  • Summary: The O2 XDA Mini S is in short brilliant. Its new operating system is its core feature, which blows Palm away. The keyboard is extremely useful and makes text-messaging, MSN, email and data-entry actually viable on a handheld. The downsides can be easily rectified without significant extra cost: the slight lack of processing grunt can be offset by software utilities and the immediate removal of O2's 'active interface'.
  • Pros: Instant, out-of-the-box functionality; Wi-Fi; intuitive, powerful operating system; wealth of features; hi-performance after O2 'software' removal
  • Cons: apparent slight lack of built-in memory (dependance on new SD-mini cards),
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Raju Varsani, Cnet.co.uk
20 May 2006
  • Summary: All round good phone/PDA. Was initially concerned about the O2 ROM as I had heard that there were bugs which cause the device to crash. However I think that there is a new ROM which is installed, my device has no problem. It works well, TomTom works too (with Bluetooth GPS reciever)! Brilliant Wi-Fi. Reasonable battery life. Using the device to call and text does take some getting used to, but it's not a problem. All round brilliant device...
  • Pros: Most of it
  • Cons: Whilst listening to MP3's the keypad and screen both can't be turned off, using more power.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Scott Parker, Cnet.co.uk
26 April 2006
  • Summary: In theory, this looks as though it has everything I want, but using it day-to-day has been a nightmare. It's very slow and crashes frequently, especially if you have more than one app running (and they don't close when you think they have). I haven't installed anything funny or done anything particularly intensive, just looking at emails, web, calendar etc. And it's not just me, my two colleagues had exactly the same problem.
  • Pros: Good size, nice keyboard, great screen
  • Cons: Processor very slow, not perfect as a phone
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User Review

naTASCIA, Schede-Cellulari.it
17 April 2008

User Review

camilla, Schede-Cellulari.it
25 March 2008
  • Summary: scusate volevo sapere dove poso trovare questo palmare perchè sono molto interessata e vorrei sapere quanto cosata perfavorore fatemi sapere grazie mille
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