The Dell XCD35 was launched in India about a year ago and is a phone that has brought about a lot of missed feelings ranging from its affordability, its usability as well as its looks. This android powered phone is one of a kind. It has been described as being very durable by its users some of whom have dropped it more than twenty times. There have been questions regarding the after sales service on this phone and this have been forwarded to Dell as customers have complained as issues like touch screen problems and color display changes have affected their phones. The phone has excellent sound and video capabilities and the display resolution is very good. Unfortunately the battery life is not very good especially after one plays games or records videos. This has been a concern for its users. The Dell XCD35 has games, a clock, an alarm, a calculator, a calendar, a to-do list or organizer, a voice memo and messaging options of T9. One can also have multiple numbers per contact. It comes with a hands free set and a head set jack. The FM radio of functionalities such as MP4/H.263 player, MP3/WAV/ eAAC + player. The battery life is the standard Li-ion with amperage of 1250mAH. The phone has a built in camera of 3.2 Mega Pixels which translates to 2048×1536 pixels. It also has video taking functions. One can also use java via third party applications
Lets us take a look at the features the Dell XCD35 has to offer:
1- This phone has dimensions of 116.0×56.5×11.8 and a weight of 130g with the battery installed. It offers a graphical display and has a TFT colored screen with touch screen capabilities and offers 262000 colors to view.
2- The phone has an in built memory of 150MB but also offers the option for inserting a micro SD card with a capacity of up to 32GB. One can also use photo call with this handset.
3- The ringtones options in this handset are polyphonic but also offers an option to customize your ringtones. In the customization, one can download mp3 ringtones as well as WAV ringtones.. In this case, you can access the internet and download whatever ring tones you require as long as they are polyphonic.
4- When it comes to the network capabilities, this phone has an HSDPA speed of 3.6 mega bytes per second. It offers GPRS capabilities as well as EDGE functionalities.
5- It also has WLAN with wifi of 802.11 b/g. The phone has a USB port as well as a cable and also has blue tooth.
6- Its is a WAP enabled phone and one can browse with HTML. This Android phone offers Android OS v2.1 (Éclair). It also has GPS with A-GPS support. Additional features for this phone are that it has vibrate capabilities, one can send or receive SMS. One can also send or receive MMS.
7- One thing that sets this handset back is the fact that it does not have a flash player.