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The Motorola Surf A3100 is a touch tablet cell phone designed to provide the ultimate work/life balance.

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Pros

built in WiFi

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microSD expansion

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aGPS capabilities

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trackball

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2.8-inch touchscreen display

4 agree

high speed 3G data connection capable

4 agree

3.5mm headset jack

4 agree

YouTube client is good

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seamless synching with MS Exchange server

3 agree

compact size

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customized, attractive UI

3 agree

runs Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional operating system

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Runs Google Maps well

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3MP camera

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secondary forward facing camera for video conferencing

2 agree

Skyfire browser can be downloaded

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Bing client is helpful

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

Windows Mobile 6.1 is now considered very obsolete.

2 agree

No support for open video formats e.g. MKV, DivX

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No support for open audio formats e.g. Ogg, FLAC

2 agree

difficult to scroll through email messages with the email client

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no physical keyboard

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expensive

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Requires a stylus to operate the touch screen

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small end and talk buttons

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memory card slot is behind the battery

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The Motorola Surf A3100 is a touch tablet cell phone designed to provide the ultimate work/life balance. The high-speed 3G device gives instant access to information you need to keep connected.  It runs Window Mobile 6.1 Professional, which is an icon based operating system that is controlled by touching the screen with a finger or included stylus, or by using the omni-direction trackball. A built in GPS lets you easily search google maps and forward facing camera lets you partake in video conferences.  There is also a higher quality 3 megapixel camera with auto focus. Windows Media Player lets you enjoy music, video and images from a PC with ease, and you can also easily enjoy video streaming anywhere from YouTube.

Specifications
  • Talk and Standby Time: GSM Talk Time – Up to 6.8 hours GSM Standby Time – Up to 12.4 days
  • Bands/Modes - GSM: Quad-Band EDGE/GPRS: 12/12 WCDMA: HSDPA 7.2 850/1900/2100 Triband1
  • Weight: 119gms
  • Dimensions: 110x59.7x13.7mm
  • Battery: 1170mAh
  • OS: Window Mobile 6.1 Professional
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0 HS, Stereo Bluetooth wireless technology with A2DP2
  • Display: 2.8” QVGA with Touch Panel
  • Messaging: MMS, SMS, Multi-Head IM, Email [Exchange]1
  • Audio: AMR, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI
  • Video: MPEG-4, H.263, H.264 & WMV playback support, .3GP and .MP4 file playback support, H.263 capture support
  • Camera: 3 megapixel auto focus, VGA secondary camera
  • Memory: 256MB Flash, 128MB RAM, Micro-SD up to 32GB
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM 7201A
  • Software: Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
  • Form Factor: Touch tablet smartphone
  • Navigation: aGPS
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