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MDA Compact v

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and design. The screen and responsiveness also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the camera and features, and there are some mixed views about the connectivity.

portability, responsiveness, screen, design, usability

battery, features, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the MDA Compact v is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 24 reviews)

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T-Mobile MDA Compact V

 

T-Mobile were very much in evidence at this year's MWC event, showcasing some exclusive devices for their network

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T-Mobile MDA Compact V

 

An inbuilt GPS chip makes it possible to use the T-Mobile MDA Compact V as a satnav

Pin sharp screen; Smooth running; Excellent connectivity

Camera could do with improvement; Some may find the keyboard fiddly

The MDA Compact V is a highly competent smartphone, packed with features and offering great usability. The slightly cramped keyboard won't suit all users, but it's definitely worth putting on your list

Consumer review by:

Poor build quality from the stone-age

 

This is the worst device I have ever used. To begin - the user interface is slow to respond and poorly thought through. When using the 'touch-flow' feature - the phone can't distinguish between a 'swipe' and a 'press' making operation a frustrating p...

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no scroll button and the touch interface is not very responsive

 

And this is not a mistake - yes poor overall! Everything the user above said, plus there is no scroll button and the touch interface is not very responsive, so scrolling is a nightmare. The much touted High Speed internet is non-existent - my old HT...

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Contact search function is poorly implemented

 

Contact search function is poorly implemented, and very disappointing. On selecting a name it does not return back to the same position to enable reselection of an associated number. The contact list does not display the number until selected.The e...

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T-Mobile MDA Compact V

 

A massive improvement on the first model. Much easier to move around between applications, particularly when finding contacts. Still a compact size, and the larger screen is a vast improvement. Speed is great

battery life still a problem. Why it is that a blackberry can have a battery life which is far greater I don't know. No regular headphone jack, which is annoying as the headphones just arent that great

Product Specifications

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown

Configuration

Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
AUDIOFORMATS: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver:Built-in
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD: No
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:65.536
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
Operating System:Windows Mobile
Operator:T-MOBILE
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: No
Push email: Yes
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