T-Mobile MDA Vario IV Reviews and Deals

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6.0 out of 10 based on 3 reviews.
T-Mobile MDA Vario IV: with 3.2MP camera, Touchscreen and 480 x 640 display. See full product description

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Paul, Sheffield Business or web user

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
It does it's job, all the features mentioned work. It has a few additional bits not mentioned (like similar gyroscope sensors to the Iphone - it knows which way it's being tilted). Battery life is ok. Everything about the phone is fine except the damn bugs. VERY tempted to flash the touchflo front-end off or at least look for updates as this may solve things.
Bad points:
Well, this is my 3rd HTC variant and to be honest it's the one that i've been least impressed with. The touchflo front end is a nice idea but its SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO buggy. The phone need at least 30 seconds to actually wake up and be usable if it's been off for a while. When trying to send a message the messager application often exits without good reason (not just becomes a background job, it's completely gone). If it wasn't for this i'd probably be rather happy with it to be honest.
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 10.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Apr 2009

Leighton, Abergavenny, S.Wales Business or web user

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
This is a fantastic handset with excellent specs and a lovely design. Its very compact for a handset with a full qwerty keyboard. The colour is very nice also. Super for email and web browsing.
Bad points:
My only gripe with the this t-mobile handset is the software with which it came with preloaded. I found it very slow and unresponsive, and after doing a little research decided that the original HTC software (HTC being the manufacturer) was by far the best thing for the handset. The handset now runs 10 times better!!
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 6.0
Features 7.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 5.0
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99 of 104 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 27 Mar 2009

Product Features

Operating system Windows Phone
Screen Resolution (pixels) 480x640
Shape of phone Slider
3G Yes
Touchscreen or keypad QWERTY keypad
Touchscreen or keypad Touchscreen
Connections WiFi
Connections Bluetooth
Connections USB
Extra functions Camera
Extra functions Satellite navigation
Extra functions Email
Extra functions Instant messaging
Band Quad
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 480
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 640
Camera resolution (MegaPixels) 3.2
Talk time (Hours) 8
Stand-by time (Days) 16.9
Depth in cm 1.81
Height in cm 10.2
Width in cm 5.1
Memory card slot Yes
Autofocus Yes
Weight (g) 165
EDGE Yes
FM tuner Yes
MP3 playback capable Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) Yes
Java Yes
Release date 2009-01-27
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Manufacturer's Description

The T-Mobile MDA Vario IV is a powerful, good-looking smartphone with a qwerty keyboard for quick and easy texting & emailing. It offers super-fast internet access and you can connect the Vario to your laptop and be online with mobile broadband. You’ll always know where you are thanks to the built-in GPS (and we’re the first network to offer a monthly billing plan to CoPilot’s Sat Nav). You can snap away with the 3.2 megapixel camera, download and edit your Word and Excel documents, view your PowerPoint presentations and with Bluetooth you can go hands-free or share files with other Bluetooth devices in an instant.


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