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All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones

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This category features some unusual functions, e.g. launching a shuttle by pressing a button or a radio intercepting extra-terrestrial signals. That’s a joke, of course. We’re going to review the options, complementing the image of an ‘all-in-one’ device, as well as some basic things that make our lives easier.

Organizer and Phone Book:

It certainly won’t come to you as a surprise if we say that all models, considered in this comparison, offer very good possibilities for organizing your daily activities. This includes a handy calendar, alarms, notes, a world clock, calculator, etc.  As can be expected from a smartphone, INNOV8, stands out a bit in this respect and offers, in addition, a dictionary with possibility for translation nglish to Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Italian, Russian, and vise versa as well as from Ukrainian to English.

Phonebook - Samsung INNOV8 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Samsung INNOV8 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Calendar - Samsung INNOV8 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Alarm - Samsung INNOV8 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones

Phonebook

 

Calendar

Alarm

Samsung INNOV8


It offers one of the best phonebooks with possibilities to look by both names. Renoir also features this option, as well as filtering when entering a number (but not when entering a name). Unfortunately, this is the model with the least convenient contacts adding, because only a few fields are seen on the screen when entering contacts. Pixon is much ahead in this respect, but just like C905 it cannot filter by the second name, which is a shortcoming for such a hi-tech device.

Phonebook - LG Renoir - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
LG Renoir - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Calendar - LG Renoir - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
LG Renoir - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones

Phonebook

 

Calendar

 

LG Renoir


Phonebook - Samsung Pixon - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Samsung Pixon - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Calendar - Samsung Pixon - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Samsung Pixon - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones

Phonebook

 

Calendar

Samsung Pixon


Phonebook - Sony Ericsson C905 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Sony Ericsson C905 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Calendar - Sony Ericsson C905 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Alarms - Sony Ericsson C905 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones

Phonebook

 

Calendar

Alarms

Sony Ericsson C905



Renoir
Pixon
INNOV8
C905
3.5
3.5
5
4


GPS:

The availability of this feature is undoubtedly useful. If Christopher Columbus had a GPS, he would have realized that he had not dropped anchor in India. If he used Samsung Pixon, he would have had to rely only on Google Maps, which is a good program, but it requires a constant Internet access, which in America, as we have already mentioned, you cannot benefit from 3G and the loading of maps is slow. Columbus wouldn’t have had such problems in his native Europe.

LG Renoir - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones

LG Renoir

If we continue this analogy with the great seafarer, we shall have to mention that he would have used Renoir’s GPS only to keep track of the distance he covered, chased by Indians, following the example of Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean). To put it in a different way, the LG product lacks a navigation program and it can be used in a jogging program or for tagging pictures with their geographic situation. You can install a JAVA version of the Google Maps, but we couldn’t get it started during our tests.

The INNOV8 is equipped with the good navigation program Route 66. Unfortunately there are no included maps, but users can download a free 14-day trial of the maps before buying them. GPS+ is an application that improves lock times by downloading satellite data.  On a cold start it took under a minute to locate us; hot starts required less than 5 seconds.

Samsung INNOV8 - Route 66 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Samsung INNOV8 - Route 66 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Samsung INNOV8 - Route 66 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Samsung INNOV8 - Route 66 - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones

Samsung INNOV8 - Route 66


C905 is equipped with Google Maps and Wayfinder, which is a fully functional navigation assistant. Unfortunately, it is free for just three months, after which you’ll have to pay for a license. The GPS didn’t impress us with speed; localization after a cold start took over 20 minutes and 2 minutes after restart of the phone. After restart of the application, we needed about 10 seconds, which is normal.

Sony Ericsson C905 - Wayfinder Navigator - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Sony Ericsson C905 - Wayfinder Navigator - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Sony Ericsson C905 - Wayfinder Navigator - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones
Sony Ericsson C905 - Wayfinder Navigator - All-angle comparison of the 8MP phones

Sony Ericsson C905 - Wayfinder Navigator



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