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Motorola MOTOSURF A3100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the responsiveness and portability. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative opinions about the text input and value for money.

connectivity, usability, design, portability, responsiveness

screen, value for money, text input

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola MOTOSURF A3100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 35 reviews)

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Advantages Of The Motorola MOTOSURF A3100?


Quality and functionality that have certainly raised numerous eyebrows is the MOTOSURF A3100 phones by Motorola. This handset is only available on the Next G network of Telstar, and it has made a big hit among many users of touch-screen smartphones,...

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Motorola MOTOSURF A3100


The Motorola MOTOSURF A3100 is a Windows Mobile 6.1 smartphone with support for 3.5G data and wi-fi. It features display of 2.8 inches (240 x 320), touchscreen, 3.2 MP camera with autofocus, quad-band GSM, GPRS and EDGE support, and comes with tri-band...

Stable operating system; Carousel skin improves usability; good earphones; lots of preinstalled applications

OS slows down occasionally; poor camera; screen only displays 65,000 colours

The only letdowns are the camera and the occasionally slow operating system. Also, the price could be a little steep for some.

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Motorola MotoSurf A3100


Design The last time Motorola tried its hand at a Windows Mobile smartphone it came up with the Motorola Q 9h, a very conservatively designed handset in the vein of Samsung's BlackJack. The MOTOSURF lives up to its name in regards to design; its...

ease of use



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As one of the new releases of the company Motorola, the cellular MOTOSURF A3100 offers the user high quality and performance in implementation of their applications and playback of your media, and have a super sophisticated and modern design.

Desing and Memory


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Motorola MotoSurf A3100


This is a product like this get the praise and admiration I often find products New Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch used many many people, especially young executive who knows the needs and lifestyle in this modern era.

It is a very good product


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Motorola A3100


Motorola A3100 Motorola have exclusive "NICAM" technology to ensure the microphone in the other side was the most clear voice; touch, the Motorola the sole owner of the handwriting recognition technology, there is a unique speaker design, to ensure...

The appearance of fashion

Photographic effect in general

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$$$ Motorola MotoSurf A3100 $$$


In addition to similarities with the iPhone straight body shape, the Motorola A3100 is also loaded with a 2.8-inch QVGA resolution 260,000 color TFT screen, and touch, two hand-written operation. In addition, the aircraft also use the joystick to...

Not only has WCDMA / HSDPA network, but also to support the WLAN wireless LAN functionality, allow

A3000 my call is not clear

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Motorola MotoSurf A3100


There is a fantastic built-in 3 mega-pixel camera feature which includes a Digital Zoom, Auto Focus and a Flash ensuring the user can take the best photo possible. Also the dedicated camera key function enables the user to manage and operate the camera...

surfing is great

phone has no radio

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Motorola MOTOSURF A3100 mobile phone


Exclusively available on Telstra's Next G network, Motorola's MOTOSURF A3100 is a competent touch-screen smartphone that features the new TelstraOne E...

Curved design, trackball, TelstraOne Experience interface, responsive touch screen, 3.5mm headphone jack, HSDPA, Wi-Fi, GPS

Mediocre screen resolution, text input is frustrating

Motorola's MOTOSURF A3100 is one of the most pleasant to use Windows Mobile devices we've tested. The screen is mediocre when compared to other phones and text entry will frustrate, but the TelstraOne Experience and Moto Homescreen skins make this...

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Motorola MOTOSURF A3100


The MOTOSURF A3100 is a valiant attempt at a Windows Mobile handset, but its various problems affect important aspects of the phone and spoil the overall experience of using it.

Motorola UI is an improvement on Windows ; Excellent web browser ; 3.5mm headphone socket ; 1GB microSD card included

Sluggish and unstable performance ; Low quality touchscreen

Product Specifications

Motorola has made managing your life whenever, wherever easier with the MOTOSURF A3100, an intuitive, customizable and vibrant touch tablet by Motorola. This high-speed, 3G device grants immediate access to content through an impressive personalized icon-based touch screen, helping you achieve the ultimate work-life balance.


Standby Time (PB):298hours
Talk Time (PB):408minutes

CE Input Device

Type:Touch sensitive screen


Band:WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Combined with:With two digital cameras / digital player / GPS receiver
Integrated Components:2nd camera / Digital camera / Digital player / GPS receiver
Phone Form Factor:Monoblock
Service Provider:Not specified
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Wireless Interface:Bluetooth

Communicator Features

Operating System:Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional


Diagonal Size:2.8in
Diagonal Size (metric):7.1cm
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:microSD


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Motorola MOTOSURF

Messaging & Data Services

EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution): Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access): Yes
Internet Browser: Yes



Optical Sensor

Sensor Resolution:3Megapixel
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