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HTC Feeler / Qtek 8020 / i-Mate SmartPhone3i / Dopod 575 / O2 Xphone II / Vodafone VDA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the value for money and responsiveness. The screen and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive reviews about the features and GPS navigation.

usability, portability, screen, responsiveness, value for money

battery, size, GPS navigation, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Feeler / Qtek 8020 / i-Mate SmartPhone3i / Dopod 575 / O2 Xphone II / Vodafone VDA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

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O2 Xphone II

 

Unlike the XDA IIs, whose primary function is that of a handheld computer, the Xphone II runs Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition for Smartphone, which means it's a souped-up phone, that is, it is skewed towards being a better, more functional phone,...

The Xphone II also doesn’t sacrifice size to get all these features – it's really about the same size as most phones out there but with a bigger and higher resolution screen than most.

Consumer review by:

I-mate SP3i

 

A decent phone, well-priced, has all the features of a windows enabled phone, great sound, navigation features are mind blowing and a great display. Only the picture quality is not as great as other phones in its category.

This is one of the best windows enabled phones i have ever come across. Light weight, large screen and convenient to hold

No integrated wi-fi and only a limited number of contact storage space

Consumer review by:

I-mate SP3i

 

As I expect this phone is no longer available, the purpose of this review is to warn anyone thinking of buying an i-mate phone to carefully check the service arrangements. A part of the case of mine cracked when it was dropped and can't be clipped back...

Plenty of features

Woeful service

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Consumer review by:

I-mate SP3i

 

I was scared about this cell, so many negative comments about joystick and soft keys... but, none of them with mine.

Light weight, online support, huge screen, many apps

microsoft office

Consumer review by:

I-mate SP3i

 

Joystick is the main reason I want to sell off this phone. Every time I use it I get in wrong menu. The menu is far from being logical.

Big display

You can't manage the menu with this small joystick

Consumer review by:

I-mate SP3i

 

The phone only lasted 11 days. It appears there is no tech support at iMate. I contacted them via email, the only option, they suggested a cold restart. That did not work and they have not reponded to any of my followup emails. Looks like once they get...

Nice little phone

Only worked 11 days

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Amazon review summary for HTC Feeler / Qtek 8020 / i-Mate SmartPhone3i / Dopod 575 / O2 Xphone II / Vodafone VDA

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of HTC Feeler / Qtek 8020 / i-Mate SmartPhone3i / Dopod 575 / O2 Xphone II / Vodafone VDA from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

usability, portability, camera, screen

36% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: i-mate SP3i Unlocked Smartphone with MP3/Video Player, MiniSD Slot--U.S. Version with Warranty (Silver)

Expert review by:

O2 Xphone II

 

At 107.5 x 44.5 x 18mm and weighing only 102g, the Xphone II is much sleeker and slimmer than its predecessor. It's a small tri-band smartphone that i...

Size, weight and form factor. Small device packed with features

Slow boot-up time, VGA camera only, memory card swapping

The Xphone II bundles lots of features into a compact, sleek design. It would suit phone users needing basic organiser capabilities, but those wanting more comprehensive PDA features should stick to the Xda range.

Expert review by:

O2 Xphone II

 

O2's Xphone II is finally here, but is it really a smart phone or just a small, dumbed-down PC that can make calls?

Large, bright colour display ; Compact & classy ; Sophisticated features ; Camera, video, MP3 ; Memory expansion slot

Slow menu navigation ; Low speaker volume ; Occasional glitches ; Lack of function shortcuts

Expert review by:

O2 Xphone II

 

This souped-up Xphone offers a plethora of features for both busy professionals and multimedia enthusiasts in a dense package.

Triband ; compact and sleek design ; large 2.2-inch TFT ; good connectivity ; improved battery runtime and speed

Removable media not hot-swappable ; lacks MP3 ringtone support

Product Specifications

The i-mate SP3i is a street smart mobile capable of handling any challenge you throw its way. It's a great looking mobile in a straight shooting black and silver finish. Mobile gaming gets extreme with the built in joystick, full color screen, and high-speed network capabilities. Especially built for dynamic 3D gaming, the i-mate SP3i comes packed with multi-player, online interactive games from i-mate Interactive. It's powered by Microsoft so using it's just like second nature. This eye catching mobile has a sharp full color screen, built in digital camera/video recorder, MMS and Bluetooth support, as well as a full range of handy tools like Pocket Outlook for your email and contacts, Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer, MSN Messenger and Games.

Battery

Capacity:1050mAh/970mAh
Standby Time (PB):130hours/140hours
Talk Time (PB):210minutes/240minutes
Technology:Lithium ion

CE Input Device

Type:Touch sensitive screen

Cellular

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

Communicator Features

Operating System:Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition for Pocket PC/Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition for Smartphone

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.7in
Height:4.2in/4.3in
Weight:3.5oz/3.6oz
Width:1.8in

Display

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

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:miniSD

Header

Manufacturer:I-mate/Qtek
Model:8020/SP3i
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:I-Mate/Qtek

Optical Sensor

Sensor Resolution:0.3Megapixel
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