used to be the market leader in clamshell phones, but
recently that crown has been stolen by Samsung. Part
of the problem has been a range of phones from Motorola
which frankly have been very dull and not very highly
The V600 is an attempt to regain Motorola's
position and all-in-all it's a good attempt.
Firstly, the basics. The V600 measures
87 x 45 x 22mm and weighs 115 grams. Talktime is an impressive
6 hours, with about 12 days standby time. The V600 supports WAP over GPRS. It's a quad band GSM
phone for maximum worldwide coverage, and the phone
acts as a Bluetooth device for connecting to a PC.
an inbuilt digital camera, reported to be 640x480 pixels.
The main display is a fairly large 176x220 pixels
in 65,000 colours. There's the now usual features of
Java, polyphonic ringtones, MMS and the like, plus interchangeable
metal covers to make the V600 a little different from
the rest of the crowd.
The V600 is a very competent phone,
but sadly it is not exciting in any way. It has a whole
range of features that put it on a par with the best
of the competition, but there's no one thing that sets
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