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Compaq ipaq 3870

Advantages: Great build quality. good range of accesories
Disadvantages: Battery life not great and battery built into unit

I have had my ipaq since early august. The pda has proved to be reliable and very useful. I use it on a daily basis and have yet to find any real problems. The ipaq has one of the best screens of any pda and has 64mb of memory. You get pocket pc versio ...

swindellsk 14.11.2002 · Read full review
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Long term useage - gets my 'thumbs up'

Advantages: A pc in the pocket
Disadvantages: screen difficult to see in bright sunshine

I was loooking for a satellite navigation system a couple of years ago so that I would not need to carry a lot of maps with me at work (country wide delivery driver at the time) & the way to go seemed to be a pocket pc with the 'plug in' extras. I ende ...

docbrian 17.06.2005 · Read full review
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I've never been so organised!

Advantages: Does everything you need it to
Disadvantages: Nightmare to set up Bluetooth dial-up (not necessarily a fault of the iPaq though)

I decided to upgrade from my old Palm Pilot in Jan 2004 and wanted to move to something that had the Microsoft Mobile software - having played with a friends XDA. I chose the iPaq because friends had recommended it - but was going to go for one of the new ...

GillTaylor 19.02.2004 · Read full review
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Great PDA for the price of a calculator

Advantages: A portable GPS for the price of a calculator.
Disadvantages: Slow compared to the latest PDA's

Ive had my trusty IPAQ 3870, for almost 2 years now. At the time I paid £200 for it and now I see you can get them for about £40. Its a great little machine. Its got Bluetooth, Infrared, a voice recorder, notebook, address book, calculator etc etc. The ...

kev19687607 14.06.2004 · Read full review
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Good all round PDA.

Advantages: Reasonably Light, Ergonomic, Easy to set up and use.
Disadvantages: Screen can be hard to see in direct sunlight and smallish memory to start with.

My main use for the PDA is as a portable PC, laptops aren't all that easy to carry around and just not as easy as putting a PDA in your pocket or clipping it onto your belt. The iPaq is a good all round PDA, it has all the software you need and any extra ...

craftycartman 07.11.2005 · Read full review
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