'having said as much, i do like this phone very much. i previously tried out the samsung a900 for 2 weeks and thought that the design of the samsung was missing two crucial elements: memory and battery life. sanyo got both right in m1, and more.'
'Sanyo uses that gigabyte as a springboard to give the phone as much multimedia juice as possible.'
'as today's phones are so slim and slender in comparison.'
'Don't get me wrong - at roughly twice the thickness of your standard "slim phone," this handset bulges noticeably in the pocket of all but the baggiest pants. '
'The phone and headset managed a range of 20 feet which is average among phones.'
'While the BlackBerry "Pearl" 8100 -- available from T-Mobile for $349.99 or Cingular for $399.99 ($199.99, with the usual contract stipulations from both) -- makes a noble effort to implement the BlackBerry service including a QWERTY keypad, camera, and music and video playback into a device about the size of a business card holder, finding, programming, and operating both simple and advanced functions can be headache- inducing.'
'Unfortunately, the Cingular 8100 series is clunky and heavy,'