The phone in a little half-forgotten already, but no less interesting form factor “flip phone”. Suppose that in terms of technical characteristics it stands a 2.6-inch IPS-screen, battery 1000 mAh, and 2-megapixel camera, but in terms of design may be of interest to many, especially the weak half of humanity. Here’s why …
The design and functional elements: Philips E320
The main “trick” feature Philips E320 – mirrored surface of the lid color bright shade of red. Glamor mirror layer plus the ability to use it in an emergency instead of a mirror definitely like girls. However, the pleasure of self-admiration can considerably impair the vulnerability of the material to abrasion, as well as a well noticeable fingerprints – without frequent and thorough rubbing, in this case, can not do.
In terms of the informative phone cover no less useful. On the built-in OLED-display it shows the current time, notifications of missed calls and messages SMS, and even displays the name and number of the caller. Its main drawback – the complete “blindness” in daylight plus the fine print of the displayed information.
On the cover of the tested model, as well as on its rear panel is a logo of the manufacturer. The back is also a small notch multimedia speaker and camera lens on a 2 megapixel, framed by a metal ring.
As for other functional elements, on the right side of the phone undeveloped volume button and port microUSB. On the other marginalia located 3.5 mm audio jack and the gap to remove the cover of the battery pack. Under the last surprises: a removable battery, two slots for SIM-cards of standard size and one for memory cards microSD.
By the way, despite all the plastic body, and even with detachable elements, Philips E320 is well assembled. And in a closed and open state, it fits comfortably in the palm of your hand. Owners of long nails can easily deploy it in one hand. By the way, they will also be more convenient and make click on the button, as the course of the past rather tight. The keys are backlit, but very weak.
Display: Philips E320
But the Philips E320 is superior than many of its competitors in its price range, it’s screen. The latter is made of IPS-technology, it is still rare for budget devices, especially in the class of ordinary “dialers”.
Display resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, that the diagonal of 2.6 inches provides a density of 153 pixels per inch. Working with him is a pleasure, displayed image, though not very clear, but it has good contrast and color reproduction keeps as close to the original, even with a strong inclination angle.
The maximum level of brightness is sufficient for its normal operation even in bright sunlight, which, incidentally, is not true of the external screen, which is in the same conditions have to cover the hand.
In the settings, you can control the display and keyboard, as well as manually adjust the contrast.
Connectivity: Philips E320
Philips E320 supports Dual SIM cards in standby mode and only 2G-network standard GSM 850/900/1800 / 1900 MHz.
In addition, the communication capabilities of the phone are GPRS class 12, Bluetooth 2.1, and WAP 2.0. When you connect the gadget to USB-port it can be operated as a USB-Flash-drive.
Battery: Philips E320
The Philips E320 is set at 1000 mAh battery. If you use your phone as a music player, the one full charge of its battery will last an average of 20 hours of battery life. When using the device only for the calls (1 hour) and sending SMS-messages (30-40 pieces) with two SIM-cards needed recharging in 2-2.5 days.
Speakers: Philips E320
The earpiece Philips E320 review has a good supply of the volume and retains awareness of votes interlocutors.
Multimedia is also different acceptable volume and a good value for the gadget-quality sound.
Its slot is located on the rear panel and supplemented a small bulge, providing not a snug fit to the surface of the back cover and thus the more free passage of sound.
In addition to the audio player with built-in equalizer and support for formats Midi, MP3, AAC, WAV, AAC + technology and AMR, aboard the Philips E320 is installed and FM-radio with support for recording streaming audio. By the way, when you connect the headset, the sound may output both the headphones and an external speaker.
The user can listen to music via a Bluetooth-headset for hands completely free.
Cell: Philips E320
Philips E320 is equipped with a 2-megapixel photo module on. In addition to a considerable number of settings, it is complemented by LED flash that can work, including as a lamp.
Special photographic hopes to lay the phone camera is not necessary, although a couple of megapixels it fulfills honestly.
Philips E320 runs on a proprietary operating system and supports the Java MIDP 2.1 .. Total testing is not hung and is not braked.
The main menu of the gadget consists of 12 items: Applications, Internet, Multimedia, Camera, Messages, My files, Tools, Contacts, Profiles, Bluetooth, Challenges, and Options. Any four of the above items via the settings menu, you can choose as a command by pressing the joystick.
I also note the presence of onboard phone video player with support for FLV, MPEG4 and H.263, and a simple web browser.
Conclusions: Philips E320
Well, Philips E320 distinguished not only attractive appearance, but also stable operation, high-quality IPS-screen support for two SIM-cards and a good battery life. You can buy Philips E320 for US $119.99. however, and without claiming to be more than just a communication device.
Pros Philips E320:
- High-quality IPS-screen
- Good multimedia features
- Support memory card mode and Dual-SIM
- Not a bad autonomy
Cons Philips E320:
- Easily soiled case
- “Blindness” external screen in the sun / fine print output information