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Pharos Traveler GPS 619

Pharos Traveler GPS 619
alaScore 72

15 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the screen and usability. There are some critical comments about the design.

value for money, usability, screen

design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Pharos Traveler GPS 619 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.com review summary for Pharos Traveler GPS 619

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Pharos Traveler GPS 619 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

value for money, screen, usability

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Consumer review by:

Lemon

 

This phone is cobbled together and was not designed with you or in fact any normal human being in mind. DO NOT BUY. Also, the fact that New Egg will not allow you to exchange this unit for another should have been a red flag for me - let it be a red...

There are no pros to this unit with exception to the fact that the QWERTY keyboard is well sized and the keys are easy to type on

This phone constantly locks up and has actually RESET itself twice in the two weeks that I have had it, deleting all the information I had placed on the unit ; The GPS cannot figure out what altitude I am at - it's constantly going back and forth...

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Large and heavy brick

 

Cheap

This phone is really bad. It may be that I got a lemon, and I requested a RMA hoping the next one will be better. This phone is large and heavy like a brick. Super slow and constantly locks up. The GPS almost never works, and it takes forever to fix a...

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Consumer review by:

Rip Off

 

Product description should be changed with the understanding that not all techies can afford a full data plan.

Windows OS is very easy to use. Display is clear and easily visible, keys are far enough apart that it's easy to make the keystrokes intended. Touch screen can be used easily with either stylus or finger

While the GPS is integrated and it is NMEA compatible you CANNOT use the GPS unless you have a FULL DATA PLAN. All the "free information" and directions run off of the GPRS/EDGE networks. This is not a GPS with a phone as the description would have you...

Product Specifications

Enclosed with a rubber-finished black case, the M619 is a GPS smartphone designed for people who want a solid mobile device with larger QWERTY keyboard and QVGA color display (2.8"). The unlocked smartphone features 2.5G communications capability based on a quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE cellular modems providing up to 4 hours of talk time and 200 hours of standby. In addition, it offers free real-time traffic, gas prices, movie times and weather information. The Traveler 619 is powered by the most advanced Windows Mobile 6 operating system, pre-loaded with Microsoft Outlook Mobile (Calendar, Contacts, Tasks and Inbox), Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile, Internet Explorer Mobile, Picture, Notes, ActiveSync, Calculator, Game, Voice Recorder, MSN Messenger, Media Player 10.

Battery

Capacity:1660mAh
Standby Time (PB):200hours
Talk Time (PB):240minutes
Technology:Lithium ion

CE Input Device

Type:QWERTY keyboard / Touch sensitive screen

Cellular

Band:GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband)
Combined with:With digital camera / GPS receiver
Integrated Components:Digital camera / GPS receiver
Phone Form Factor:Monoblock
Service Provider:Not specified
Technology:GSM
Type:Smartphone
Wireless Interface:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g

Communicator Features

Operating System:Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 Professional

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.6in/2.8in
Height:0.6in/4.9in
Weight:6.5oz
Width:2.8in/4.2in

Display

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

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:miniSD

Header

Manufacturer:Pharos Science & Applications
Model:619
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Pharos Traveler GPS

Messaging & Data Services

EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution): Yes

Optical Sensor

Sensor Resolution:2Megapixel
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