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i-mate Smartflip Review

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Despite the comparatively weak processor Texas Instruments OMAP 850, running at 195 MHz, Smartflip’s work is remarkably stable and fast and remains so even with a number of loaded applications in the RAM.

We were exceptionally pleased by its performance as a telephone – it has quite a strong signal in spite of the built-in antenna and it did quite well and exceeded the norm. Though it did not achieve the level of the leading phones like Blackberry Pearl, it still can be considered very reliable in areas with weak signal.

During conversation it is also up-to-standard – the other side can hear you very well, with sufficient sound volume and clearly, without any noise at that. The sound of the voice is realistic and with a rich key. You hear a bit more low frequency than in reality, but it is clear and distinct – sound volume is above average which makes the phone perfectly usable even in very noisy environments.


Smartflip is definitely a telephone that does not disappoint its users: it has a good design and a solid surface, which is pleasant to touch, revealing its high class. Apart from being a multi-functional device (thanks to its operating system), it has a very good performance as a phone – it works fast, strong signal reception, and the sound quality is high – the phone easily copes with its main obligation.

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  • Stylish design and elaborate construction
  • Strong Signal Reception and high sound quality during conversation
  • Big-sized keyboard buttons
  • Good music player sound in loudspeaker and headphones


  • Unique non-standard connector instead of the standard mini USB and 2.5 mm
  • Absence of WiFi and 3G
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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:55

1. stabhi (Posts: 1; Member since: 02 Aug 2009)

Im abhinav frm india..........i broke ma cell into two pieces........so i need to change the panel of ma cell phone.......and ma cell is i mate smartflip...........so will you plz tell me the the cost of the panel and the service centers in india with exact address...........i i will be glad if u respond my query as soon as possible............send a mail to ghostbuster_abhi_5211@yahoo.com

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HTC Star Trek

HTC Star Trek

OS: Windows Mobile Standard 5.0
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Display240 x 320 pixels TFT
Camera1.3 megapixels
TI OMAP850, Single core, 195 MHz
0.06 GB RAM
Size3.87 x 2.02 x 0.62 inches
(98.5 x 51.5 x 16 mm)
3.49 oz  (99 g)
Battery750 mAh, 5 hours talk time

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