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Comment: I agree with @Alexander Marshall mine does the same.
Good: The Microsoft Office Feature
Bad: It crashes because of Windows installment, has a low battery and memory cards still leave a low memory?!
Comment: I have had this phone for an average time period and i have to say it is the WORST phone i have EVER had. The Windows is great yes and its upgrade-able to 2011 because i have upgraded it to that but its battery life is appalling, honestly it doesn't last 6 hours for me, and when i charge it i have problems turning it on and in the end it manages to turn on with no battery. Also you can only have the background shown on the picture as any others you choose cause significant battery loss. This phone is not efficient in any way but when it does work it is very technical and is a wondrous piece of tech, it's just a shame it can't be like that the whole of the time, then it would be a model phone. Also the camera quality is terrible at times but brilliant at others although the slightest movements will blur your image, amazingly the action shots that it actually has a very good, it takes them very well and they look great but its not very good at stills (and yes i have got my camera settings right) overall, its a brilliant phone WHEN IT WILL TURN ON!!!!
There's my little opinion for you, take it into consideration if you are buying this!
Hope it helps x
Good: fast internet and weigh lighter
Bad: battery get down low faster on internet and games
Comment: first time i used it i felt like im using my laptop and more than that . even now i still using it more than laptop because is light handed. what i mean is portable hand pocket use
Good: It has a massive 4 inch touch screen which makes web browsing a delight
Bad: It oftern crashes and switches itself off. The battery life is also awful.
Comment: Sometimes I Love my TG01, other times i hate it. I love the how thin it is and the massive touch screen. I own the windows 6.5 version which is more finger friendly but it crashes alot and you have to take the battery out to restart it. Also when you are web browsing the battery goes down quickly. I have this on the the Orange UK network and as the TG01 has built in GPS I use the sat nav on orange maps. This is a real battery killer. I have to recharge it every night. The camera isnt bad and takes good photos and videos but you cannot turn the shutter sound off which i find annoying. What is handy in the Windows Mobile 6.5 version is that is has a windows marketplace where you can but apps like Android, Nokia and Apple. This phoneis not made for music. It has no 3.5 mm jack for headphones but does come with an adapter where you can plug in your headphones. Windows Media Player is complicated to use and the speaker isnt very loud.
This phone has alot of very handy features but it does get annoying at times.
Good: Looks and feel
Bad: The operating system and volume of the earpeice
Comment: I got this phone on contract in September 09. It was that bad i bought a second hand phone recently to get to the end of my contract.
This is a great looking phone that is let down woefully by an extremely poor operating system, that is clumpy and annoying to use. i coudn't get it to sync with my outlook on the pc.
Every now and again it would reproduce my address book and double up on all my contacts.
The touch screen in responds only when it feels like it. By this i mean that one time it will react effortlessly anther you can use it and it can take 30 seconds to respond, despite efforts to keep the screen clean.
Overall this phone had the potential to be something great and a rival to the iPhone. i think Toshiba my have just rushed this out a bit too quickly.
I hope they try again but ditch windows for the new android os.
Good: large screen, slim body, almost well-built
Bad: Like a famous tire company states "power is nothing without control", in this case Hardware processing power is nothing without a proper stable O.S.
Comment: When I first saw Toshiba's TG01 in the available lineup at Orange Romania, I immediately jumped in and bought one, despite the high pricetag. I am not a Toshiba fan, but as a business owner, I have successfuly used dozens of hardware equipment from Toshiba with a very good reliability reputation (from notebooks to video projectors etc.).
Until purchasing the TG01, I have never used Windows mobile before, being a regular RIM's Blackberry and Nokia's Symbian user.
So I thought to give it a try and not follow the Apple iPhone hype, hoping that Toshiba had done the proper "homework" before launching such a product and that it will be flawless like many other products manufactured by them.
As other reviewers stated, the problems are obvious: even if I have upgraded to Windows Mobile 6.5, the device is very difficult to use without a stylus, the crashes are occuring daily and the on-screen keyboard is slowing you outrageously, being impossible to use it as designed, as a powerful business phone.
The only pro points I can think of: having such a screen, it is very convenient to ease the reading of attachments and other Office docs, which I am really using it when I need to quickly access electronic versions of required documents (contracts, offers, etc.).
Thinking of buying a TG01? Keep in mind that it is not Toshiba's fault, the equipment is really fine, powerful hardware and so on...but as in using a PC with Windows, here you have the same problem...Windows' slow performance is dragging down this product.
Good: The screen size
Bad: Battery life
Comment: Worst thing is the power mananement. One minute it looks like you have close to 100% and the next it has switched itself off without warning and wont restart without a charge. When it comes back it looks like you got 50%. Is this just Windows??
Good: Includes all up-to-date mobile phone technology
Bad: Has winmo 6.1, un easy brainless target for reviewers with few inputs
Comment: After reading many reviews about this phone all over the internet, I came to "cnet.co.uk" only to read a review by a reviewer, F. Graham, whose apparent input and knee-jerk duty was to bash "WinMo." I can understand if you think that things stop with the Iphone, but a little objectivity and foresight would also be appreciated. It is a bit ludicrous to infer that all WinMo smart phones are not worth it, and that we should not bother with them. She seems to be completely clueless as to why it is that the big cell phones makers are banking on resistive technology. They are banking on it because this technology, which is more precise than your beloved capacitive technology, is going to get even better. Using a stylus as a pencil is how business information is going to continue to be inputted into these devices. In the coming mobile computing future, you still will not be able to naturally write a document with your fingertips no matter how you cut it. You cannot input natural hand writing gestures with your finger tips because it does not feel natural or instinctive. Maybe she is the only one that can input information into a small spreadsheet cell easily with her finger tips. The finger tip thing is just part of what is coming-not the end all. If manipulating visual gunk with your fingers is where it stops for you fine, but objectivity is as obvious as bias. It would be nice if you take your time to do a more thorough review of the hardware as a whole. By the way, CNET.UK, doesn't it make more sense to allow someone who actually uses WinMo phones to review WinMo phones. It is a groung breaking smart phone with a large work space. The big screens are coming so get use to
Good: Best phone for videos, DivX support, WiFi, Huge screen
Bad: Texting is hard, battery life
Comment: This is by far the best touch screen I've ever used for videos.
I was able to download 5gb of DivX and videos from my PC over WiFi to the TG and it worked great.
Apple blocks all videos on the iPhone which are not .MP4 so I can't play any DivX or WMV and that sucks.
The screen is big and once I got used it playing with my iPod Touch felt strange and limited. Same goes with the web browsing - it's just a different game on a this screen.
This phone would be great for anyone who's looking for a great phone for videos/internet and doesn't care as much about carrying the iPhone's style around.
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