ViewSonic ViewPhone3 Review
Price in India: 9,990
• Access to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube (upload) and Picasa
• Robust construction
• Supports also high definition games (Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja)
• Tuning in to different FM channels is quite easy
• Rotating carousel mode of this phone via the ViewScene 3D option makes its easy to navigate between the home screen
• Let you share your 3G/ Edge/ GPRS mobile data connection via USB cable
• Can be utilized as a Wi-Fi hotspot to connect multiple Wi-Fi devices
• With its built-in A-GPS module, turn your phone into a powerful GPS device
• Display is not up to the mark, one needs to strain the screen’s content when outside
• Its 5MP camera is little disappointing. Images look dull
• No LED flash
• Unavailability of front camera
• With ICS enabled phones launching in market, the old version of Android 2.3 OS is another minus point
• Not much pre-installed applications
• ViewSonic’s own application store, ViewApps is useless, as it can only be accesses from Taiwan
• Sluggish UI
One of leading manufacturers of LCDs, computer peripherals, tablet PCs, projectors and digital signage & photo frames, ViewSonic has launched its first Android-based Smartphone in India, ViewPhone3. The latest from the ViewSonic is a dual-SIM 3G enabled smartphone, which runs on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS. This smartphone is a combination of style and performance and has enormous popularity among the young consumers. With its dual-SIM capability, users are allowed to manage their business and personal life in separately. Furthermore, the low price of this smartphone is an added advantage of its popularity.
ViewPhone3 has a sturdy body with rubberized finish, which provides the users with an excellent grip. The entire design and outlay of this mobile phone is decent and its stylish looks make the device stand out of the crowd. It does feel light at 122.5 gram and its compact size makes the phone comfortable to hold. ViewPhone3 features 3.5 inches capacitive multi-touch TFT large screen with Home, Android Back, Menu and Search buttons at the bottom. With its 62.55mm x 114.55mm x 13.2mm dimensions, this phone is easy to carry and operate. Furthermore, installed with Qualcomm 7227T 800MHz, it generates power from 1500mAh rated Li-Ion battery. This smartphone also supports 3.5mm Audio Jack and provided with USB port & microSD slot.
This dual-SIM enabled smartphone is blessed with loads of amazing features and advanced applications that have made it to stand among the other brand’s flagship models. ViewPhone3 has a 5MP camera with auto-focus. Its SRS TruMedia turbo speaker offer best sound quality and its high resolution camera let you capture the video at 30fps.
After going through the ViewPhone3 Review, one could easily understand that there is nothing new that this phone may offer to the consumers. With brands like LG, Samsung, Nokia, Spice and Micromax coming up with latest dual-SIM based smartphones; Viewphone3 might be able to give a competition. At such affordable price, it may not be a great smartphone, but will sure to acquire decent market value. The ViewPhone3 Price in India is INR 9,990 approximately.