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Motorola KRZR K1 Review

Motorola KRZR K1

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Messaging:

In a few steps you can write a text message, and if you insert some multimedia files you'll be composing a MMS. Using the iTap you can achieve incredible speed of typing and it is really easy to get used to it.
The phone also comes with preloaded templates which are handy for fast sending of a message, especially the multimedia templates.

Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review

IMAP and POP3 email protocols are supported and we setup our account in just a few minutes. The default e-mail download limit is 300 KB, which can be adjusted. An option to download all, graphics only or music only attachments is present as well.

Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review

Connectivity:

The KRZR K1 is quad-band GSM phone that works in all GSM networks on any continent. It is 2G phone supporting EDGE data, but we'd prefer to see 3G UMTS support here for video calling option which will be a major improvement over the predecessor.
Locally, it can be connected with computer via miniUSB standard port (located on the right side under a plastic cover) or with Bluetooth, which is also used for connection with wireless accessories, like headsets for example. The latter can be done via few steps using the Bluetooth field in the main menu and we are happy that the multimedia A2DP profile is supported that allows streaming of stereo audio wirelessly.

Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review

It's sad to see that the mediocre internet browser of the KRZR doesn't load properly regular HTML pages. We tried to read PhoneArena's news but the site wouldn't open. Simple pages optimized for phones like Google load up fast, thanks to the EDGE data, but reading one on such a small screen is not something we want to do often. At the end of the connection, the phone shows the transmitted data for a few seconds, but it is shown in bytes instead of kilobytes which would have been much more convenient!

Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review
Motorola KRZR K1 Review

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PhoneArena rating:
7Good
Display176 x 220 pixels TFT
Camera2 megapixels
Size4.05 x 1.65 x 0.62 inches
(103 x 42 x 16 mm)
3.60 oz  (102 g)
Battery700 mAh, 6.5 hours talk time

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