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Ericsson R380

alaTest has collected and analyzed 181 reviews of Ericsson R380. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the usability and screen. The portability and design also get good feedback. Many are critical about the battery and price.

size, design, portability, screen, usability

price, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Ericsson R380 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Ericsson R380 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers really like the reliability. The portability is also appreciated.

portability, reliability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Ericsson R380

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: (

Ericsson R380 World


Expert review by: Epoc City (

Ericsson R380


Justin seemed to like the R380 for its size and the conveniece of having a phone and PDA in one machine. He still found a few flaws with the design. One of the biggest flaws is the inability to add 3rd party software. I'm sure many of you were looking...

Check out the full review for more detailed coverage, and some screenshots of the built-in programs

Oct, 2000

Expert review by: Lilian Lim (

Ericsson R380


I was pretty sceptical about the “workability” of the Ericsson R380, having the ‘pleasurable' experience of trailing the much talked about PDA phone from rivals Motorola - the A6188. Don't get me wrong - the phone itself is not all that bad. Lets just...

Sep, 2001

Expert review by: TAN KIT HOONG (



I NEVER thought I would become one of those people who are seemingly never separated from their handphones.

Feb, 2001

Expert review by: Julian Prokaza (What PC?)

Ericsson R380s


A combined mobile phone and personal digital assistant that uses the Epoc (Psion) operating system.

Ericsson 01483 303 666

If your PDA needs are simple and you're into the Wap scene, the Ericsson R380s is a neat, if expensive, way of getting two devices in one. A separate phone and PDA, however, are more functional.

Nov, 2000

Product Specifications

The Ericsson R380s is a small-sized dual band "smartphone" that combines the functions of a mobile phone with advanced communication features such as WAP, SMS and e-mail. It has a complete range of PDA-like tools including address book, calendar, notepad and support for synchronization with industry-leading PC applications including Microsoft Outlook or Schedule+, Lotus Notes or Organizer. All the applications in R380s are fully integrated. It also features a combined list of successful, unsuccessful, received and rejected calls. The phone allows you to easily view more information including graphic images, pull-down menus and charts. Stylus-based, Touch Sensitive Screen with Handwriting Recognition (JOT by CIC) makes inputting text easy and natural. It even supports handwritten accents. The non-volatile memory makes it possible to keep data even if you lose power. You can make your own tunes or choose among the 18 different tunes included. Melodies can also be sent by email, WAP or/and SMS. Other features include Voice Control Dialing and Answering, Vibrating Alert and Infrared connection.


Antenna Type:External


Standby Time (PB):106hours/130hours
Talk Time (PB):240minutes/360minutes
Technology:Lithium ion



CE Input Device

Type:Touch sensitive screen


Band:EGSM 900 / GSM 1800 (Dual Band)/GSM 900/1800 (Dual Band)
Phone Form Factor:Flip/Monoblock
Service Provider:Not specified
Type:Cellular phone/Smartphone
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice Recorder: Yes
Wireless Interface:Infrared (IrDA)

Communicator Features

Operating System:Symbian EPOC

Dimensions & Weight



Type:LCD display


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Ericsson

Messaging & Data Services

High Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD): Yes
Internet Browser: Yes


Color:Classic blue/Denim blue


Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: Yes
Reminder: Yes

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Telephone Features

Ring Tones:18
Voice Dialing: Yes
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