Feeds
65%
Vodafone 845

Vodafone 845

Small size, low cost

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

The Power of One Infographic

Alongside the Android widgets there are "emotion widgets". Not particularly emotional in themselves they augment the Android standards and include a notepad, calendar, clock video player and music player link.

Vodafone 845

The screen's not really up for serious web browsing

The screen has a resolution of just 240 x 320, making it very much the entry level mark for an Android handset. It is reasonably sharp and bright, but very tricky to see outside in bright sunlight.

Vodafone 845

You'll need the thumbnail navigator if you go OTT on home screen creation

It's not really up to serious web browsing, either. With no pinch to zoom support - this is a resistive screen, remember - you are left with zoom buttons which use the centre of the screen as the zoom focus. There’s a lot of panning and fiddling to get around web pages.

Vodafone 845

Qwerty is one of three virtual keypads

Entering text is a challenge too, again due to the small screen size, though I can’t fault the range of options on offer. In both landscape and portrait orientations, you scroll horizontally to move between a three-characters-to-a-key T9 arrangement, a BlackBerry SureType-style two-characters-to-a-key mode and Qwerty.

The Power of One eBook: Top reasons to choose HP BladeSystem

Next page: Verdict

More from The Register

next story
GoTenna: How does this 'magic' work?
An ideal product if you believe the Earth is flat
Google Nest, ARM, Samsung pull out Thread to strangle ZigBee
But there's a flaw in Google's IP-based IoT system
Orange spent weekend spamming customers with TXTs
Zero, not infinity, is the Magic Number customers want
US freemium mobile network eyes up Europe
FreedomPop touts 'free' calls, texts and data
Apple orders huge MOUNTAIN of 80 MILLION 'Air' iPhone 6s
Bigger, harder trouser bulges foretold for fanbois
'Two-speed internet' storm turns FCC.gov into zero-speed website
Deadline for comments on net neutrality shake-up extended to Friday
NBN Co execs: No FTTN product until 2015
Faster? Not yet. Cheaper? No data
prev story

Whitepapers

Reducing security risks from open source software
Follow a few strategies and your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
Application security programs and practises
Follow a few strategies and your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.
Consolidation: the foundation for IT and business transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.