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Vodafone 845

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Internet Security Threat Report 2014

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.

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