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Gregor Margetson
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4.0
Gregor Margetson

"correction to Phone Dog review"

The good: phone dog says you can't colour code the calendar entries, but if you set up more than one email account e.g. a hotmail and a work email - you can have up to 10 accounts I'm told, then new calendar entries can be linked to either email and are shown in blue or green to differentiate them presumably more colours are used as you add new email accounts. OK so not as flexible as the Treo or other phones...but its there if you want it.
Another boon compared to new rivals is that although the scre

The bad: supplied software doesn't like Vista very much although as with most Vista apps it will work after an hour of tinkering and rebooting (and cursing).

Summary: Overall this is a very good phone, and although I can't compare against more recent previous models, this is vast evolutionary leap compared to the old side clickwheel model my company had given me.
The 3G HSDPA connection is very fast and reliable, and the auto-sensing switching to wifi is seamless.
It would benefit from a Skype App since UK network deals often feature unlimited data use, but restrict voice minutes.
The handset is well constructed and feels very solid in the hand, and I would recommend it over an iPhone, G1 or N95 for anyone wanting a workhorse rather than a plaything.



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