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HAWK21M
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Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Fri Dec 08, 2006 11:56 pm

Any Suggestions for a Smartphone/Palmtop that can contain Email,Browser & can hold PDF files with a comfortable to use Keyboard.Not too large unit.
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:27 am

I got a T-Mobile Dash a few weeks ago, and now I swear by it. Completely briliiant in all respects. Email, browser, PDF reader, word, excel, powerpoint readers, wifi, bluetooth, full Outlook sync with ActiveSync 4.2, great battery life, voice activated dialling, voice memo recorder. Quite brilliant.
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Sat Dec 09, 2006 5:55 am

I have a Treo 700w that does all the above, and I can also watch all my cable TV stations live. Great for watching a game while in a meeting.
 
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Sat Dec 09, 2006 6:48 am

I'm looking into the Samsung Blackjack.

Has everything you're looking for, plus, it's only .5" thick. It can be expensive ($450USD) if you're not signing a multi-year agreement though.

Good luck, and let me know what you find. I need one too!

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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:18 am

I recently purchased the PPC-6700 from Sprint (Google 6700 and you'll see it's named slightly differently for each cell provider).

I have been VERY happy with it's performance, reliability, etc. Got a pretty good deal on it too. Brand new with a 2 gb mini-SD card for $350 on eBay; no contract required.  bigthumbsup 

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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Sat Dec 09, 2006 6:48 pm






Great models.What about costs.
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Sun Dec 10, 2006 12:36 am

The Dash cost me $99.99 with a 1 year contract extension.
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:35 am

I have the motorola Q from Verizon. Very nice unit. Has Windows Mobile with Internet Explorer,MSN mobile and windows media player. Has a 1.3mp cam with 6x zoom and video playback support. Also Bluetooth for wireless. Decent QWERTY keyboard.
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Mon Dec 11, 2006 2:54 pm

Hows it in Weather, mostly rain.
As I plan to use it at Work on the Tarmac & out here the Rains are bad in the Monsoon season.
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Tue Dec 12, 2006 3:10 am

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 8):
Hows it in Weather, mostly rain.

Honestly. No clue. I tend to use mine in the car or school building. And if it is raining i just keep it in my pocket.. But im sure a leather case would help that.
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Tue Dec 12, 2006 1:32 pm

http://www.mobiletechreview.com/

http://www.mobile-review.com/review-en.shtml

Together they have a good review of a large no. phones/pda.

Most of my friends who own a pda prefer the Palm or MDA from T-Mobile

The geek in you intially craves for one, but after a while it gets the better of you and when you are really stressed out and need a break from work, it begins bothering you. Just my .02
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Tue Dec 12, 2006 5:59 pm

Nice links.
Really looking for one at Work mainly.I'll stick to my N6320i also.
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Tue Dec 12, 2006 7:30 pm

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 5):
Great models.What about costs

also looking for an organizer

value for money the Nokia E61 and HTC S620 came out very good for keyboard, screen, functionality.

if you have more to spend the HTC TyTN seems a winner..

a comparison between dash (htc S620) and nokia E61/62
http://www.infosyncworld.com/reviews/n/7160.html
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Tue Dec 12, 2006 7:32 pm

I have Motorola Q and it's working fine. Blackjack and Motorola Q are using the same platform and virtually identical. I think the Blackjack has a better music player or something like that. The demographic for Blackjack seems to be younger population because of the music player. I like Treo 700w because it has touch-screen and you can control the phone entirely only using one hand.

P.S. I've heard some horror stories about Motorola Q but I'm generally quite happy with mine. Big grin


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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Tue Dec 12, 2006 8:24 pm

Anyone have problems with the Keys of the Blackberry Pearl.
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Wed Dec 13, 2006 6:26 am

Quoting EasternSon (Reply 3):
Has everything you're looking for, plus, it's only .5" thick. It can be expensive ($450USD) if you're not signing a multi-year agreement though.

With a 2 year contract, you would pay $299.99 in store for a BLACKJACK and get a $100.00 MIR. 1 Year Contract in store is 374.99 with a $100.00 MIR which makes it $274.99. No Commitment is $449.99 No Rebate

As for the Blackberry Pearl, No problems here. I've tried it.
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RE: Smart Phone/Palmtop.

Wed Dec 13, 2006 4:03 pm

I checked out the Nokia communicator,Nokia E62 & Nokia E61.Found the latter to be real good.
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