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HTC Breeze / HTC MTeoR / Qtek 8600 / i-Mate SP JAS / Dopod 595 / Orange SPV C700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the usability and reliability are overall positive. The screen and design also get good feedback, whereas the sound and connectivity get critical comments.

portability, design, screen, reliability, usability

features, camera, value for money, connectivity, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Breeze / HTC MTeoR / Qtek 8600 / i-Mate SP JAS / Dopod 595 / Orange SPV C700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Qtek 9600 and 8600 (HTC Hermes and Breeze): First look


We are presenting you two yet unannounced Windows Mobile devices with 3G connectivity manufactured by HTC - Qtek 9600 and Qtek 8600, respectively HTC Hermes and Breeze platforms. The two smart devices feature 3G connectivity, new Samsung processors,...

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HTC MTeoR UMTS Windows Mobile Smartphone


Ok, now it's released and available, HTC's first UMTS Windows Mobile Smartphone - the HTC MTeoR aka HTC Breeze - but what's all the hype about and how does it compete with other UMTS mobile phones? Well, with the HTC MTeoR, HTC tries to give 3G Windows...

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HTC MTeoR UMTS Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone


Since last week, I'm using the HTC MTeoR now and I'm currently working on my review of HTC's first Windows Mobile UMTS Smartphone, which runs on Windows Mobile 5.0. In the meantime I would like to share some photos of the device with you, I've taken...


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Snapshot: HTC MTeoR


The recently launched HTC MTeoR ("meteor") is the first 3G capable Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone, and also happens to be one of the first two devices that HTC has launched under the HTC brand.

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HTC say that the MTeoR should be available in Europe from July 2006 onwards.

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A 3G Windows Mobile smartphone

p>It's 3G Decent processing power</p

p>Touchpad a bit cramped</p

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Dopod 595


If you're spending close to a thousand dollars for a mobile phone - especially from a relatively unknown brand like Dopod - it's important to feel lik...

Sleek good looks, tonnes of features, push email functionality, large screen

Low-spec camera, proprietary audio jack, not quad-band, doesn't support HSDPA

The 595 sets a new standard for smartphones, proving that high-end features and a fashionable form factor aren't mutually exclusive.

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HTC MTeoR 3G mobile phone review


Headlined as the first 3G Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone, the MTeoR is one of new two new phones from manufacturer HTC. Never heard of them? Well that's because this is the company's first outing under its own brand. Previously the maker of...

3G, screen, slim shape, runs Windows Mobile 5

Can't rotate screen to get best advantage out of it, lacks keyboard

As a lightweight business phone for those not fussed about a keyboard this makes perfect sense

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HTC MTeoR Windows Mobile 3G Smartphone


HTC's MTeoR is the first Windows Mobile Smartphone to offer 3G connectivity.

There is, of course, a main camera on the back of the casing for shooting stills and video. It shoots images at a maximum resolution of 1.3 megapixels, surprisingly out of step with current efforts, which can now reach 3.2 megapixels. The shots it...

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Stuff magazine


HTC's newest smartphone packs a 3G punch. Will the MTeoR dazzle like a shooting star or sink like a large stone?

We can’t knock the features it has, but if you're in the market for this kind of device there are other handsets worth looking at first

Product Specifications

The HTC MTeoR takes a giant leap forward for mobile phones as the world's first 3G Microsoft Windows Mobile smartphone. Its slim and compact design makes it the ultimate pocketable handset. Microsoft Windows Mobile technology with Direct Push, gives you instant access to your emails. The one-hand controlled Jog Wheel provides user-friendly navigation when surfing the Internet and reading your documents - ideal for busy people on the run. The options for connectivity and portability are endless by inserting a Micro SD card for additional memory and built-in Bluetooth. Video, music and pictures can be easily synchronized, so you have them with you wherever you are. Work and play using the latest applications and multimedia player. The MTeoR is the next generation in very "smart" phones.


Standby Time (PB):220hours
Talk Time (PB):300minutes
Technology:Lithium polymer


Band:WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 900/1800/1900
Combined with:With digital camera / digital player
Integrated Components:Digital camera / Digital player
Phone Form Factor:Monoblock
Service Provider:Not specified
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Wireless Interface:Bluetooth / Infrared (IrDA)

Communicator Features

Operating System:Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 for Smartphone

Dimensions & Weight



Color Depth:16-bit (65000 colors)
Diagonal Size:2.2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.6cm
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:microSD


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HTC MTeoR

Optical Sensor

Sensor Resolution:1.3Megapixel