Reviews and Problems with Samsung S8300 / Tocco Ultra Edition / Ultra TOUCH
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Samsung Tocco Ultra Review: In Depth
20 April 2009
Excerpt: Samsung's gift for creating classy slider phones mixes with touchscreen technology to produce a phone that - it's hoped - will be the best of both worlds. The Samsung S8300 Tocco Ultra Edition - or Ultra Touch in some countries - has a regular phone keypad that slides out from behind the brightest,...
Excerpt: The Samsung Tocco is small, attractive and boasts a touchscreen. Has Samsung created something special or is it just another clone? What we like The Tocco is much smaller than we thought it would be and looks cute.
Excerpt: M any recently introduced mobile phones feature a touchscreen. We have already investigated the large differences between the various touchscreens before, however; it may be clear that positive developments keep on taking place, and that the current generation of mobile phones with touchscreens...
Summary: Is the new Samsung Tocco Ultra S8300 up to the task?
Pros: Vibrant and colourful screen, Sound quality is superb, Camera takes amazing pictures, Huge amount of photography options, Sleek design, nice feel in the hand
Cons: Poor text input, No 3.5mm jack, Low-power browser, Slightly sluggish at times, Widgets are sometimes irritating to use, Touchscreen can sometimes be unresponsive, Low amount of storage on board and in box for a multimedia handset
Conclusion: Overall the Tocco Ultra is a pleasure to use, with plenty to keep you entertained. It delivers a great blend of connected services, but doesn't quite reach the heady heights of some of the smartphones out there.
Pros: Great build quality and looks, HSDPA, good media file support, GPS, camera surprisingly good, widgets
Cons: Sometimes slow to respond, browser experience seems a little bloated, menus not the most intuitive, lacks Wi-Fi
Excerpt: Samsung….always a company to release good-looking phones and it would certainly seem that they have not gone too shabby with this new release of the Tocco Ultra S8300. Launched on the 20th March this year, it has been out for just over a month today, and so what better time to do an in-depth post on...