Affordable no-contract cost
After giving it a good rundown, it's blatantly obvious that the Samsung Exhibit II 4G isn't the shiniest thing out there, but if you're able to overlook some of its inconsistencies, you'll find a reasonably priced smartphone that's equipped in handling most basic needs. Even better, it's not going to drain your pockets thanks to its $29.99 on-contract price â?? plus, you can pick it up for $199.99 as a prepaid option too.
Surprisingly good pre-loaded apps
It's hard to argue with the Samsung Exhibit II 4G's price tag. At $30 (after a $50 rebate) with a two-year contract, or $200 for pay-as-you-go at Walmart, you'll be hard pressed to get a better smartphone for your money, especially at 4G speeds.
To get to this very low price point, Samsung has obviously skimped on some of the hardware, but the only place it really hurts is the screen, which is hard to see in sunlight and cramped for typing.
Okay, we get that Motorola likes to have variety, but after checking out what the two handsets are able to bring to the table, it's very hard to side with the DROID X2. When looking at their same $199.99 pricing, it's blatantly obvious that the Motorola DROID 3 is packing a bit more gear under its carriage to increase its overall worth to the consumer like its front facing camera, exceptional keyboard, global function, and an updated customized Android experience.
The Droid 3 is a solid evolution of one of Motorola's most successful smartphone lines. It's faster, has a higher resolution display and the camera is surprisingly decent. If you've got the original Droid and have enjoyed that phone, we heartily suggest you check out the Droid 3: it's much faster and the display is definitely improved. If you're looking for a high end QWERTY smartphone on Verizon Wireless, the Droid 3 should be on your list.
Trying to live up to a good name is a heavy responsibility to take upon ourselves, and smartphones aren't any better off, either. Such is the burden of the Droid 3, being slapped with the duty of impressing the masses to the same degree as its original namesake. Sadly, it feels as though the latest rendition of this tune is more of a swan song. It's had a good run, but the Droid series seems to be fading.
Dual-core processor helps ward off lag
Although the DROID 3 stacks up nicely among a crowd of powerhouse Android phones on Verizon's network, some of its shortcomings will likely be the death of it as new phones launch. It will serve as an essential tool for the traveling businessman, but for those who don't need a keyboard, want access to LTE and a dual-core processor, I'd suggest waiting on the Galaxy S II or Bionic.
The smartphone will also be capable of video and audio playback, and offers up to 32GB of internal storage as well as a microSD memory slot capable of holding 16GB cards.
The Nokia N900 is decidedly not a smartphone; it's more a tiny computer running an advanced Linux operating system. To that end, if you're looking for the most advanced, feature rich smartphone that Nokia makes, you'll be disappointed with the incomplete experience that the Nokia N900 offers, and the lack of available support and downloadable options available at launch.
The Nokia N900 includes Skype and Google Talk clients integrated into the phone application and the messaging interface is excellent.
The Nokia N900 is best classified as an interesting but ultimately incomplete device. The Linux-based Maemo 5 OS does some things superbly and others poorly. This smartphone offers one of the best mobile Web experiences available but there is plenty of room for improvement elsewhere. Watch this space.
efficient voice device
The Nokia N900 is currently the best smartphone that Nokia has ever produced and I'll call it a smartphone even if the company brands it as an Internet tablet with phone functions. As a voice device, the Nokia N900 does very well, and as a communication tool, it is very good too. With Maemo, Nokia's smartphone future seems a lot brighter than it is with Symbian OS, but despite the obvious potential, the number (and quality) of applications is still uncertain right now.
throughout testing and the hands free speakerphone was loud and clear - perhaps one of the best we've seen.
The 7370 is a typical fashion handset – it substitutes quality and performance for the sake of design. This isn’t to say its bad in any sense, but it has a few flaws that prevent it from being as good as it could have.
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