Cell Phone Reviews

RSS Feed
by
tavenger5
Published on 05-04-2011 10:06 AM  Number of Views: 44158 
Article Preview

The G'Zone Commando is Casio's newest rugged phone. It is their answer to anyone that ones a tough phone and a smart phone. It packs some impressive features that will be explored in this review. It is available now from Verizon for $199.99 with a new two-year contract.



Here are the main features of the Commando:
  • Android 2.2
  • Meets military 810g testing standards for immersion (leakage), rain, shock, dust resistance, vibration, salt, fog, humidity, solar radiation, altitude, and low and high temperature
  • 5mp camera w/ auto-focus & flash
  • 3.6 inch 480x800 TFT screen
  • Security encryption for corporate
...
by
tavenger5
Published on 05-03-2011 01:26 PM  Number of Views: 26522 
Article Preview

The HTC Droid Incredible 2 is HTC's update to the original Incredible. There are several things that make it an even better phone than the first iteration. It is available now for $199.99 with a new 2 year contract.
...
by
tavenger5
Published on 05-02-2011 10:29 AM  Number of Views: 24117 
Article Preview

The Samsung Droid Charge is Verizon's second release of a 4G LTE phone. It's boasting the super-fast 4G network that is setting the bar for future smartphones, and is in direct competition with the HTC Thunderbolt. CPF got a chance to play with the Charge back in January at CES (it was known then as simply '4g LTE'). We were impressed then, and remain impressed now.



Here are the standout features of the Droid Charge:
  • Android 2.2.1 w. Samsung TouchWiz 3.0
  • 4g LTE data (translates to 5-12 mbps download & 2-5 mbps upload)
  • 4.3" Super AMOLED Plus screen
  • 8mp camera with 720p HD video recording
  • 1.3mp front camera
  • 1GHz Hummingbird processor
  • 512mb RAM
  • 2gb onboard memory - 32gb microSD card pre-installed
  • Swype enabled keyboard
  • Mobile hotspot capability
  • Talk & use 4g data at the same time

The Droid Charge is priced slightly higher than your average smartphone (and higher than the Thunderbolt's $249.99 price tag) - it's available now from Verizon for $299.99 with a 2 year contract.

Unboxing
The Droid branding ...
by
tavenger5
Published on 03-17-2011 12:52 PM  Number of Views: 51262 
Article Preview

The HTC Thunderbolt is Verizon's first release of a 4G LTE phone. It's boasting the super-fast 4G network that is setting the bar for future smartphones. CPF got a chance to play with the Thunderbolt back in January at CES . We were impressed then, and remain impressed now.



Here are the standout features of the HTC Thunderbolt:
  • Android 2.2.1 w/ HTC Sense
  • 4g LTE data (translates to 5-12 mbps download & 2-5 mbps upload)
  • 4.3" WVGA display
  • 8mp camera with 720p HD video recording
  • 1.3mp front camera
  • 1GHz snapdragon processor
  • 768mb RAM
  • 8gb onboard memory - 32gb microSD card pre-installed
  • DLNA connectivity
  • Mobile hotspot capability
  • Talk & use 4g data at the same time
The Thunderbolt is priced slightly higher than your average smartphone - it's available now from Verizon for $249.99 with a 2 year contract.

Unboxing
A flat, unassuming black box with subtlety raised lettering leads you to believe you're opening something boring - then 'BOOM'! It's the Thunderbolt surrounded by red.



Inside you'll find the 4G SIM card ...
by
tavenger5
Published on 01-10-2011 12:17 PM  Number of Views: 19578 
Article Preview

LG is finally entering the Android arena with the Android 2.2 powered LG Revolution for Verizon. LG really put some time into making it a sleek device that can handle video chat and the higher speeds that are expected on Verizonís new 4G network. I sat down at CES with an LG rep who demoed the phone and some of the DLNA SmartShare features that allow for direct streaming to enabled devices. The Revolution ...
by
tavenger5
Published on 01-10-2011 12:02 PM  Number of Views: 16476 
Article Preview

We got the opportunity to take a closer look at the new Samsung 4G LTE (Droid Charge) at CES 2011. It doesn't have a name yet, but it's rumored to be the Inspiration.



The 4G LTE has a lot of great features, including a super AMOLED plus 4.3" screen, a 1000MHz processor, HDMI port, 8mp camera & 1.3mp front facing camera, and 4g mobile hotspot. It was the only phone we looked at that had physical menu, back, home, and ...
by
tavenger5
Published on 01-10-2011 11:48 AM  Number of Views: 17010 
Article Preview

We got the opportunity to take a closer look at the new HTC Thunderbolt at CES 2011. This is the phone that HTC was teasing in ads before CES.



HTC did not disappoint when reveling yet another new Android smart phone. The Thunderbolt is packed with features including a 4.3" TFT display, A 1000MHz Snapdragon processor. 768mb RAM, 8gb built in storage, ...
by
tavenger5
Published on 01-10-2011 10:25 AM  Number of Views: 59589 
Article Preview

Update: HTC Thunderbolt, Samsung Droid Charge , LG Revolution & Motorola Droid Bionic Reviews!

Itís clear that 2010 delivered mobile devices with some serious power. Last year's devices introduced Android to millions of people. Iím pretty sure that the phones of 2011 could probably deliver a swift kick in the butt to the contenders of yesteryear. In 2011, Verizon alone will release TEN Android-powered devices. Each one offers something different, which will make it harder than ever to choose your next phone.

Not only will you need to choose a device from the sea of options, youíll also need to consider whether a 4G-enabled ...
by
tavenger5
Published on 11-12-2010 01:43 PM  Number of Views: 35381 
Article Preview

written by John deGlavina


Verizon is busy at work these days pumping out more Android smartphones to suit every niche. The Motorola Droid Pro hopes to capture the hearts of business users that want a Blackberry-like layout with all the Android perks. The Droid Pro is available from Verizon now for $179 after $100 mail in rebate.


Here's an overview of the Droid Pro's features:
  • Android 2.2
  • Flash 10.1
  • 1GHz Texas Instruments OMAP3620 processor (similar to the one in the Droid X and Droid 2)
  • 512mb RAM
  • 8gb of internal storage (for applications, contacts and setting data), 2gb microSD card installed - expandable to 32gb
  • 5mp camera w/ auto focus & dual LED flash
  • PowerVR SGX 530 graphics
  • Wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n/i
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Mobile hotspot (up to 5 devices connected)
  • VPN Client
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz - CDMA 800, 1900


Unboxing
The Droid Pro box is colored and styled the same as the original Droid and Droid 2. In the box are the quick start guide, charger w/ 3 different plugs (very much like a Blackberry), and data cable. ...
by
tavenger5
Published on 08-13-2010 02:04 PM  Number of Views: 42442 
Article Preview

written by John deGlavina

Less than a year later Motorola has released the update to the original Droid, the Droid 2. It is available from Verizon on now for $199 after $100 rebate.



Here's an overview of the Droid 2's main features:
  • Android 2.2
  • Flash 10.1
  • 1GHz Texas Instruments OMAP3630 processor (same as Droid X)
  • 512mb RAM
  • 8gb of internal storage (for applications, contacts and setting data), 8gb class 4 microSD card installed - expandable to 32gb
  • 3.7-inch screen (480x854)
  • 5mp camera w/ auto focus & dual LED flash
  • 720p HD video capture, HD playback via HDMI or DLNA
  • Wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n/i
  • Mobile hotspot (up to 5 devices connected)
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm headphone jack


Unboxing
Just like the Droid X, Motorola chose to not give the Droid 2 a flashy box. The box is just an inch bigger than the phone on one side. The box is colored and styled the same as the original Droid. It comes only with a charger/USB cable and a quick start guide.

Cosmetics
The Droid 2 is less than a millimeter larger than the original Droid coming in at 4.58 x2.38 x0.54 inches (original is 4.56 x2.36 x0.54). ...

Page 4 of 13 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10