The MWG Zinc II smartphone is the observe as much as the O2 Xda Zinc. Aesthetically the gadget is analogous in dimension to different smartphones (59 x 109.5 x 17.5 mm) and has a big 2.8″ TFT contact delicate display screen. The cellphone weighs in at 185g and has a slide out QWERTY type keyboard for simple enter. This all provides the cellphone a pleasant strong really feel, with a pleasant sliding motion for the keyboard, however you may actually inform the distinction in weight from a regular cell phone.
The cellphone comes with a powerful vary of options, not least the Samsung 500mHz processor which is greater than able to working Microsoft Home windows Cell 6 Skilled. We have been shocked that the 64MB of put in RAM didn’t gradual the working system, and actually we discovered the cellphone able to working a number of packages in parallel. The cellphone comes with 256MB of inside reminiscence and likewise has an growth slot for microSD playing cards.
In distinction to a number of smartphones, the cellphone comes with a mini slide-out QWERTY keyboard which makes interplay with Microsoft Workplace Outlook and different cellular workplace software program considerably simpler than telephones with customary keypads or solely contact screens for enter. Though the Zinc II does additionally include a 2.8″ TFT QVGA contact panel and stylus for easy navigation and enter, which we discovered to be very responsive.
The cellphone is quad-band which means the cellphone will work on any community worldwide, and is absolutely suitable with 3G networks (examined on three). Information switch over 3G networks with the cellphone is as much as 3.6 Mbps.
The MWG Zinc II additionally comes with WiFi 802.11b+g connectivity (for connection to wi-fi routers and hotspots), Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR (the most recent Bluetooth customary for quick and safe information switch) and moreover has inbuilt SiRF III GPS to be used with navigation software program equivalent to Tomtom or Google Maps, which we discovered to be responsive and correct when used with Google Maps.
The one actual draw back to the MWG Zinc II is the two.0 megapixel digital camera, which is way decrease than different smartphones the place the usual is changing into 5.0 megapixel.
Even with all these options, the MWG smartphone battery is outwardly able to sustaining a standby time of as much as 260 hours and a chat time of as much as 6 hours.
The Zinc II is able to stereo sound enter by way of integrated audio system in affordable high quality, and a stereo headset can also be included for extra private audio playback or video playback. The smartphone additionally comes with a an influence provide with interchangeable plug adaptors for a variety of nations worldwide (ultimate for travelling).
All in all, in the event you want a superb high quality smartphone, with all the options of Home windows Cell 6 Skilled and should not so all in favour of digital camera or video high quality the cellphone will certainly match the invoice. It may be bought at Expansys UK, for £349.99 (together with a £50 cashback provide) or without spending a dime on sure T-mobile and 02 contracts.