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i-mate SPL

i-mate SPL
alaScore 77

11 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of i-mate SPL. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The portability is also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the price.

portability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the i-mate SPL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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i-mate - SPL


In the past i-mate has sourced its Windows Mobile Pocket PCs and Smartphones from HTC, the company whose PDAs and smartphones have been badged by the UK's big four mobile network operators as well as by ...

The SPL is not inexpensive, coming as it does without an operator subsidy. But it is nicely designed with the look of a fairly standard feature phone but the innards of a capable Windows Mobile Smartphone.

Dec, 2006

Expert review by: Aalaap Ghag (

i-mate SPL


Phones have been getting slim and stylish and phones have been getting smart, but there aren't too many smartphones out there that are really slim and stylish. i-mate's Smartflip can come close, but it isn't without its share of problems. The new SPL...

The device is also a tri-band GSM phone with GPRS support, but no EDGE. Bluetooth is stuck at v1.2 and even USB is stuck at 1.1. There’s no USB Mass Storage support so you can’t drag and drop files onto the device directly. You need ActiveSync or sync...

Jan, 2007

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (

i-mate SPL Review


The SPL reminds of a SLVR (Motorola) but brings the functionality of a Windows Mobile 6 smartphone. In the slim and sexy package it offers great phonebook system, organizer and other functionality, typical for a smartphone.

Jun, 2007

Expert review by: Michael Oryl (editor) (

Snapshot: i-mate SPL


Today i-mate announced a new 12mm thin Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone that sports a 2 megapixel camera. The launch also marks a bit of a deviation for i-mate in that the SPL, like the JAQ that was also announced today, is not based on an HTC reference...

Sep, 2006

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1100
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):150
Talk time (2G):4


Built-in Camera: Yes
Camera resolution:1600 x 1200
Front Camera: No
Second Camera: No


Display diagonal:5.59
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Type:TFT


MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


FM radio: No


2G standards:EDGE, GPRS
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:1.2

Other features

Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Pocket Outlook, Windows Media Player 10, MSN Messenger, Pocket Internet Explorer, ActiveSync, Wireless Mode, Microsoft Exchange Server (OTA Push Service),\nWireless Manager, File Explorer, Sim Manager, Bubble Breaker, Solitaire, MIDlet Manager, Calculator


Processor frequency:0.2


Compatible memory cards:miniSD
Internal Memory:128

Weight & Dimensions

Height :11.4
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