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Linux Mobile Powers the Vodafone 360 M1

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http://linux.bihlman.com – Linux Mobile Powers the Vodafone 360 M1 By Simon Drew The Vodafone 360 M1 is a Linux Mobile smart phone with amazing capabilities; this is the product of Samsung’s manufacturing and the Vodafone service. When three major industry giants with different specializations get together for a single device, you know it is going to be amazing. Still, the 360 M1 is the little brother of the even more powerful 360 H1 Linux Mobile smart phone. Frankly speaking, if the H1 is well within your budget, then you should get that phone instead. The M1 on its own is an amazing mobile device. It does not have the highest rated specs available, but it has a very sound, functional and practical set of functions that you will be hard pressed to find another mobile phone that delivers this much functionality. The Linux mobile interface, 360 services and a whole host of other interesting features makes the M1 the practical smart phone for people on a budget. The 360 Service at its Best Vodafone is launching its 360 service for these two mobile phones. It’s a smart move considering how much functionality and connectivity the 360 is going to offer. First of all, the Vodafone 360 combines the information from your mobile device such as contact information, messages, and other relevant data with your online accounts in social networking sites (such as FaceBook) and contact information in messenger services (such as Yahoo! Messenger and Google Talk). With the 360 service you will be able to track message and conversation history, profile and status updates, share media such as video and even geo-tagged images. The 360 service will also hook up with your desktop PC or Mac to create a truly comprehensive connectivity experience. 360 M1 Specifications As we said earlier, the Vodafone 360 M1 is a Lite version of the original Vodafone 360 H1, so if you are hungry for the original H1 specs, you will be disappointed with this model. Otherwise, the M1 presents users with an alternative device that provides some excellent functionality. The loss of the AMOLED touch screen and the reduction of screen size is probably the biggest change from the H1 to the M1. The 360 M1 has a 3.2 inch touch screen display as compared to the original 3.5 AMOLED HD touch screen used for the 360 H1. We have yet to confirm if the 16GB internal storage has been reduced but we expect it to fall around 8GB; hopefully we will be delightfully mistaken and the M1 will be retaining all 16GB. Wi-Fi is not present and instead of having a 5 mega pixel camera, it has been reduced to 3.2 mega pixels. The source of the price drop is pretty obvious once you break down the different changes made. The Overall Score Is the 360 M1 a great mobile phone? With excellent features and the 360 service, it definitely is. The only problem the 360 M1 has is the fact that it is overshadowed by the giant of the phone that is the Vodafone 360 H1. If the Vodafone 360 M1 takes your fancy, then you should check out Best Mobile Contracts who are the UK’s leading mobile phone price comparison website. (General)