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HTC Tornado (Riemma, Faraday, Noble, Tempo) / Qtek 8300/ Qtek 8310 / i-MateSP5 / i-Mate SP5m / Dopod 586W / Dopod 577W / O2 XDA Orion / O2 XDA IQ / T-

alaTest has collected and analyzed 221 reviews of HTC Tornado (Riemma, Faraday, Noble, Tempo) / Qtek 8300/ Qtek 8310 / i-MateSP5 / i-Mate SP5m / Dopod 586W / Dopod 577W / O2 XDA Orion / O2 XDA IQ / T-. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and price. The portability and screen are also mentioned favorably. Reviews about the apps and sound are different. Many are critical about the durability and reliability.

usability, screen, portability, price, design

features, GPS navigation, reliability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Tornado (Riemma, Faraday, Noble, Tempo) / Qtek 8300/ Qtek 8310 / i-MateSP5 / i-Mate SP5m / Dopod 586W / Dopod 577W / O2 XDA Orion / O2 XDA IQ / T- is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HTC Tornado (Riemma, Faraday, Noble, Tempo) / Qtek 8300/ Qtek 8310 / i-MateSP5 / i-Mate SP5m / Dopod 586W / Dopod 577W / O2 XDA Orion / O2 XDA IQ / T-

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of HTC Tornado (Riemma, Faraday, Noble, Tempo) / Qtek 8300/ Qtek 8310 / i-MateSP5 / i-Mate SP5m / Dopod 586W / Dopod 577W / O2 XDA Orion / O2 XDA IQ / T- from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the sound and usability. The price and screen also get good comments.

portability, screen, price, usability, sound

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Amazon.com review summary for HTC Tornado (Riemma, Faraday, Noble, Tempo) / Qtek 8300/ Qtek 8310 / i-MateSP5 / i-Mate SP5m / Dopod 586W / Dopod 577W / O2 XDA Orion / O2 XDA IQ / T-

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HTC Tornado (Riemma, Faraday, Noble, Tempo) / Qtek 8300/ Qtek 8310 / i-MateSP5 / i-Mate SP5m / Dopod 586W / Dopod 577W / O2 XDA Orion / O2 XDA IQ / T- from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Qtek 8310 review: An elf outruns the giants

 

Let me name some of its features: a smartphone equipped with the latest version of Windows Mobile OS, Wi-Fi and EDGE support, fine display with a resolution of 240 × 320 pixels, size and weight comparable to the ones of standard mobile phones. This is...

The device seems more interesting when looked at abeam or from the back. The edges on the back are rounded and thus allow for a very comfortable handhold. Although all covers are plastic, the back ones have a soft bronze metal outlook and are really...

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Cingular 2125 / HTC Faraday (p)reviewed

 

There's not a whole lotta meat on them bones (it's just a forums review, after all), but some dude apparently got his hands on the Cingular 2125, which as it turns out is the HTC Faraday - the HTC Tornado, but without the WiFi. He seemed to like it...

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Hands-on with the Qtek 8310/HTC Tornado

 

Usually it takes at least a couple of weeks for a gadget to go from sketch rendered images to actual hands-on product shots, but no sooner did news of the Qtek 8310 (aka the HTC Tornado) leak out yesterday then Mobile Review hit us up with the some...

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Cingular 2125

 

The petite (4.3 by 1.8 by 0.7 inches, 3.7 oz) 2125 is easy to hold, and looks professional in its gray and silver case. It's flatter and squarer than the SDA, with fewer confusing buttons, as the dedicated music-player buttons are gone from the front,...

Good looking. Excellent screen. Terrific battery life

Phone could be louder. No Wi-Fi or 3G

The Cingular 2125 is a great little phone for syncing with Microsoft Outlook or Exchange servers.

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T-Mobile SDA (HTC Tornado) review

 

T-Mobile SDA is a Windows Mobile Smartphone in a sleek bar body. It has nice QVGA display with media player and expandable memory and quad-band GSM receiver, USB, IrDA, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi turning it into powerful mobile computer

Contemporary and stylish design ; Large and bright display ; Excellent connectivity via EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Infrared ; Media ready

Small buttons which at times are tricky to use ; Over sensitive joystick (hard to distinguish between pushing to select and pushing in some direction)

The T-Mobile SDA is about the size of a regular cell phone and packs a great deal of functionality. The only downfall that I see to that is when it comes to typing those appointments or messages and that could be a drag, but the T9 functionality is...

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PHOTOVIEW: O2 Xda nova Windows Mobile 6 Professional Smartphone

 

Announced back in March and expected to be available soon , we managed to get our hands on a brand new O2 Xda nova - O2 Germany's latest Windows Mobile 6 Professional smartphone. The O2 Xda nova is based on the HTC Elf reference design and therefore...

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PHOTOVIEW: O2 Xda diamond Windows Mobile Professional Smartphone

 

Together with today's launch of the HTC Touch Diamond , I also had the chance to get my hands on a brand new, also just announced, German O2 Xda diamond which is the same device like HTC's Diamond but in a slightly different design. However, it follows...

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PHOTOVIEW: O2 Xda star Windows Mobile Professional Smartphone [UPDATE]

 

Following my last week's hands-on with the recently announced O2 Xda star , aka O2 Germany's version of the also recently announced HTC Touch Dual , this morning I found a brand new O2 Xda star on my door step, thanks to O2 Germany. The O2 xda star is...

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O2 XDA iQ

 

The XDA iQ demonstrates O2's commitment to the Windows platform on mobile phones and it is a highly competitive offering.

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Product Specifications

It takes the right technology, the right people, and a bold vision to be the "The World's Networking Company." For more than 125 years, AT&T has been known for unparalleled quality and reliability in communications. Backed by the research and development capabilities of AT&T Labs, the company's commitment to innovation has made it a global leader in local, long distance, Internet, and transaction-based voice and data services. PRODUCT FEATURES: Bluetooth connectivity for connecting wireless accessories; 1.3 megapixel camera and video recorder; GPRS/EDGE High-Speed Data Access; Xpress Mail capable; 850/900/1800/1900 MHz - Quad-band for international compatibility; Large 2.2" TFT color display; 64 MB SDRAM/64 MB Flash ROM; TI OMAP 850 200MHz processor; Pocket MSN (Hotmail /MSN Messenger); Multimedia messaging - send text, pictures and sound; Downloadable polyphonic/full-audio ringtones, graphics and games; Stereo audio jack for listening to music.

Battery

Capacity:1150mAh
Standby Time (PB):250hours/360hours
Talk Time (PB):240minutes/300minutes
Technology:Lithium ion

Cellular

Band:GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband)
Combined with:With digital camera/With digital camera / digital player
Integrated Components:Digital camera/Digital camera / Digital player
Phone Form Factor:Monoblock
Service Provider:AT&T/Not specified
Technology:GSM
Type:Smartphone
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice Recorder: Yes
Wireless Interface:Bluetooth/Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11b / Infrared (IrDA)/Bluetooth / Infrared (IrDA)

Communicator Features

Operating System:Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 for Smartphone

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.7in
Height:1.8in/4.2in/4.3in
Weight:3.7oz
Width:1.8in/4.6in

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:AT&T/I-mate/Qtek
Model:2125/8300/SP5/SP5m
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:AT&T/I-Mate/Qtek

Messaging & Data Services

EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution): Yes

Optical Sensor

Sensor Resolution:1.3Megapixel