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Comment: After you start the phone and get bombarded by app updates you dont want and take time to turn them off, you find a lot of rubbish Pre-Loaded, one of these is tetris that orange try make u buy for £5! and u cant remove it! the memory is horrendous at its best, you will be lucky to download and install 5 apps, not all apps can be moved to SD card and because the memory is so rubbish you will soon find yourself uninstalling things. the phone its self is slow, jarring, and during a phonecall it goes rambo! it disconnects you, randomly mutes one end of the conversation. i cannot wait to get a new phone and put a hammer though this one, AVOID!! and the android software is awful!
Good: Good value for money.
Bad: Comes pre-installed with rubbish. Needs overclocking to make CPU usable.
Comment: A very good value phone, but only if you unlock it and root it. Follow online guides: montecarlophone.co.uk
The processor is quite underpowered, but with a custom ROM, is perfectly usable for anything up to and including Android 4.2.
Good: Big Scren Only
Bad: Processor-Crap 800Mhz single core, Battery-Less than 5 hrs, junky to hold on hands
Comment: The CPU (800mhz single core) is very slow, the RAM is crap 512mb, the phone looks junky wth big sreen but the battery doesnt last 5hrs after fully charged, it crashes alot in most applications and have lots of crap orange apps that people hate them as they r the most anoying 1, the touch screen is not very responsive and doesnt react quickly. Mine lost control on speaker, and battery didnt charge fully after 2-3 months time and had to call orange to replace it with another one and their service was crap as they changed the mob with another one but refused to replace its battery and also told me i have to keep the back cover and have to pay extra for another battery.I had 2 Monte carlo mobs from Dec 2011-Dec 2012 and was fed up with it and will never buy any phone from Crap Orange again as i have tried most of their mobs and i am really dissapointed and will never buy any mobile from orange in my life.
Will never recomand orange phones to anyone as they r all made of cheap plastics and dont last long so i will give for monte carlo 4/10
Good: Screen Size
Bad: a bit slow sometimes
Comment: For the money (about £115 now) it cannot be beaten!
Good: Great Screen - Size and Sensitivity Response, Looks Good, Good Camera.
Bad: Often have to reconnect to the network (I don't know if this is the phones fault though!)
Comment: I absolutely loved this phone! I had it for 4 months, until I lost it on a night out, and now it's not sold anywhere anymore, devastated! Definitely worth the money though!!
Good: Big responsive touch screen, Looks good
Bad: Battery life not good.
Comment: Very impressive phone for the price, It dose all I need it to do, Plenty of apps to download, Easy to set up for the first time, Good all round phone I don't think you could beat it for the price. Recommended to all.
Good: good sound like thke look its easy to work
Bad: lags alot
Comment: i own the phone id say after i put a password on it my keyboard started to lag alot so i took it off and its better but it still lags which i get annoyed at does anyone know how to fix this ?
Good: Great screen, decent camera, very responsive screen, easy to use
Bad: Lags ALOT, slow, monthly charges for orange apps
Comment: I bought this phone around a week after it waas released in the UK and was pleasantly surprised when I opened the box. However after around a week of use I took it back to the Orange store due to a few issues. For starters, the phone wouldn't allow me to disconnect after calls and the keyboard constantly crashed during texting. However, after a £7 phone call to orange help, a replacement was delivered "for free" the next morning. After all of this, I have owned my Orange Monte Carlo for over a month now and although it still lags, it is far better than I expected for the price.
Good: screen fantastic lovely and clear bright
Bad: slightly juddery cammera could be better
Comment: For the price i would say this smarphone is fantastic value for your money i wanted a samaung galaxy s 2 but its far to expensive so i got this as its screen is about the same size not as good as sam im sure but its great for the price try one and see.
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