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T-Mobile myTouch Q Review

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Call Quality:

T-Mobile myTouch Q Review
In order to hear the crisp voices on the other end of the line, we’re required to jam the earpiece up close and personal to our ear just because its volume output is extremely weak. Using the speakerphone, however, its strong volume enables us to handle conversations with no issues.


Testing out the myTouch Q in primarily high-coverage areas, it’s able to maintain a steady signal strength of -79 dBm. Luckily, we didn’t experience any dropped calls or fluctuations with its connection.


Battery:

Power users will obviously need to charge this one constantly, but for those of you who aren’t as demanding, its battery life is average enough to get by through a single day with normal usage.


Conclusion:

Frankly, there’s nothing special about this latest myTouch Q smartphone – aside from the fact that it’s bearing one likeable $49.99 on-contract price. As we’re all too aware, pricing can really entice some people into buying a particular device, even more when all the core functions of Android are available with it. Simply, that’s what we find here with the Huawei-made T-Mobile myTouch Q. Folks, it’s not going to shake things up, but for those who yearn for a passable QWERTY-based smartphone, the myTouch Q should deliver enough of the goods to get most people by. At the very least, its solid design is a vast improvement over some of the entry-level devices we’ve seen put out by the Chinese manufacturer.

Software version of the reviewed unit:
Android Version: 2.3.6
Kernel Version: 2.6.35.7-perf
Build Number: U8730V100R001C85B837SP01

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Pros

  • Inexpensive price point
  • Well-sized physical keyboard
  • Clean design and sturdy build quality

Cons

  • Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • Washed out display
  • Somewhat bulky
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posted on 01 Aug 2012, 05:55

1. Birds (Posts: 991; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


On page 3, the picture of the screen is just pathetic...I can't even tell Huawei they made a good try... In all honesty everything about this phone is lackluster to just plain horrendous... The screen is by far the most important factor on a SMART PHONE behind the call quality, because we can't forget its a phone after all....They should have let HTC make this instead...I mean a rebranded HTC One V as a T-mobile myTouch Device would have been perfect for budget people not this crap....

posted on 24 Sep 2012, 14:34

3. martycota (Posts: 28; Member since: 15 Jun 2009)


Well considering the One S is going for free right now, it seems to be the better option.

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 23:44

4. sweetness1389 (Posts: 1; Member since: 04 Dec 2012)


i just got the phone today, and i love it actually, i upgraded my phone through wirefly and the phone looks great, and works amazing, im very happy with my decision.

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Display4.0 inches, 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi)
Camera5 megapixels
Hardware
Qualcomm MSM8255T, Single core, 1400 MHz
1024 MB RAM
Size4.91 x 2.52 x 0.56 inches
(124.8 x 63.9 x 14.3 mm)
6.52 oz  (185 g)
Battery1500 mAh, 6 hours talk time

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