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very low price for a smart phone so you can,t expect it to be as good as an £800 pound phone. I didn,t like the very small letters and numbers if you are trying to write something and the touch screen is too sensitive so it,s a bit tricky trying to swipe the screen without entering the wrong app. It does work ok with a bit of practice.
To be fair, wasn't in the market for a posh or latest smartphone. Just looking for a cheapie that could handle calls, texts and the odd email. Bluetooth would have been a nice to have so I could make calls from the car. Was all set to get a second hand job, then I saw this and am quietly impressed.
Why I like it 1) It turned up two days early in a plain brown manilla envelope with no fuss 2) It has a headphone jack and replaceable battery 3) The Google Go software installed isn't great but is good enough for me. 4) Has a very long battery life. Have only flattened the battery once so far
Why I don't like it 1) Poor Wifi. Did take six attempts to connect to wifi but not complaining. What do you expect from a cheap mobile
2) It eats sim cards. This one is worth remembering. Be very very careful installing a sim card. If you push too hard or too far the card will disappear into the body of the phone, never to be seen again. I had to attack mine with a pair of pliers and small screwdriver to get it back. Consequently the insides of the phone look like they're been chewed by a dog but fair play, it's still working
Overall I like it. Don't know if it will stand the test of time as I tend to abuse phones and some of the plastics have a very cheap feel to them but compared to my old Alcatel Pixi it's a breath of fresh air that does the minimum very well.
Good for long battery and although have internet, I do not give it 5 stars, because I do not lead anyone into deceit they are getting the latest model of Apple or Samsung, the main parasites. It s really fast and I give it 5 stars for what it is.