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Handspring Treo 600 (GSM edition)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Handspring Treo 600 (GSM edition). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the GPS navigation and camera are overall positive. The battery and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the screen. Some have doubts about the size.

portability, usability, battery, camera, GPS navigation

size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Handspring Treo 600 (GSM edition) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Handspring Treo 600

 

The Treo 600 is the latest version of the popular mobile phone PDA from Handspring. Following on from the Treo 180 and Treo 270 there has been a big change in the style and features of the new model.

Compact, large screen

Small keyboard buttons

Overall we have mixed feelings about this device. Such a fan of the 180 and 270 it does get a lot of new things right. For example the device is now a lot more compact and no longer an embarrassment to hold to the side of your head. However the...

Dec, 2003

Expert review by: (itreviews.co.uk)

Handspring - Treo 600 Orange

 

It is not easy to produce a device that functions well as both a phone and a PDA. Many have tried, but few have come as close to success as Handspring has done with the Treo ...

This review contains a fair few negative comments, but looking at the Treo 600 as a whole it does function well as both a PDA and a phone, bearing in mind the inevitable compromises that have had to be made. If you don't need the larger screen and...

Jan, 2004

Expert review by: Daniel Robinson (it week)

Handspring Treo 600

 

A qwerty-keypad smartphone offering well-integrated software

Easy to use ; mini keyboard for messages ; viewer for Word and Excel files

Nov, 2003

Expert review by: Bruce Brown, Marge Brown (pcmag.com)

Handspring Treo 600

 

Designed for serious handheld users, the Handspring Treo 600 packs all the features into a very portable solution.

If you want a hybrid but will use mostly the phone function, the smaller Samsung SPH-i500 (First Looks, October 28) is a better choice, though you'd be giving up a keyboard. If you want a device that puts equal emphasis on PDA and phone functions—or if...

Oct, 2003

Expert review by: AdamaDBrown (brighthand.com)

Review - Handspring Treo 600

 
Nov, 2003

Expert review by: Judie Hughes (the-gadgeteer.com)

Sprint PCS Handspring Treo 600 Palm OS Powered Phone Review

 

Built in keyboard, Current OS with 24MB usable memory, Excellent screen for a phone, decent screen for a PDA, Polyphonic ring-tones and alarms, Quality feel and heft, Very tight, top-notch construction, Expansion slot, Built in Speakerphone, Keyboard...

SMS does not work yet (Sprint Network's fault - not Trēo's), No graffiti option, No analog roaming, Keyboard may be too small for larger thumbs, SMS does not work yet (Sprint Network's fault - not Trēo's), No graffiti option, No analog roaming,...

Oct, 2003
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