demigod

January 6, 2008

Dopod 838 Pro

Filed under: Dopod, New buys, Pocket PC, Windows Mobile 5.0 — demigod @ 11:39 am


There are so many things to talk about my new phone. Yes, i bought a Dopod 838 pro during my last visit to Jakarta.
It costed me $700, but the phone is worth the money i spent.

Everyday is a new day with my phone, lot many things to experiment with. I’ll try to compile them in the coming posts.

For now, take a good look at my phone and specs:

Basics

OS: Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0
Frequency: GSM Quadband (850/900/1800/1900)+WCDMA Triband (850/1900/2100)
Processor: Samsung 400MHz
Memory: 128MB ROM, 64MB RAM (persistent storage)
Size: 112.5 x 58 x 21.95 mm
Weight: 176 grams w/battery
Standby time: up to 220 hours
Talk time: up to 5 hours
Colour: Classic Black

Interface/messaging

Messages: SMS; MMS (English; Chinese support via CE-Star)
Email support: Outlook, multiple POP3, Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo mail
Push mail (in conjunction with Exchange Server 2003 SP2)
Recording: Unlimited (up to memory capacity)
Voice tags: Yes
Hands free: Yes

Communications

Mobile data connectivity: EDGE/GPRS/UMTS
Bluetooth: Yes, v2.0
USB: Yes (Sync and charge)

Screen

Main: 2.8″ 240×320 resolution (QVGA)
Colors : 65536 colors TFT screen (effective)

Multimedia

Supported ring tones: 40 chord polyphonic, MIDI/SP-MIDI/WMA/WMV/MP3/AMR/SMF
JAVA: Yes
Multimedia player: Windows Media Player 10 Mobile
MP3 player with music auto-detect and music alarm function

Camera

Primary: 2.0 megapixel CMOS w/flash and mirror
Secondary: 0.1 megapixel CMOS for video calls and self-portraits
Focus : Yes
Video Recording: Yes
Memory slot: MicroSD (hot-swappable)

Others

Supported languages: English (Chinese via CE-Star download)=
Built-in Office Mobile and ClearVue Document Viewer (PDF)
Others: PenPower’s WorldCard Mobile business card recognition software

Please visit this page for more detailed review.

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