Simvalley MOBILE XT-980 Outdoor Mobile Phone
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Test report: simvalley MOBILE XT-980 outdoor mobile phone
If you are traveling a lot and this is not a small day trip to the nearest city, but rather a hike away from civilization, which should always be accessible with a mobile phone for emergencies. The Simvalley MOBILE dual-sim outdoor mobile phone with a practical walkie-talkie function comes right here. This mobile phone is the perfect companion for various adventure trips and offers a very reliable accessibility without negating any reception.
Simvalley outdoor mobile phone XT-980Whether the adventure travel through the jungle, in countries where the infrastructure is not well developed or on a mountain tour, the Simvalley outdoor mobile phone should not be missing. Since it is always necessary that a companion should be available, we and this outdoor mobile phone have once more looked at it and subjected it to a test.
The designAlthough the optical appearance of an outdoor mobile phone is not the most important, we have also paid attention to design and feel. In the color black with orange, the mobile phone looks purely from the outside actually a very appealing impression and gives thus hardly reasons for complaints. The black color is particularly good in the test under extreme conditions, because the mobile phone has to deal with often difficult external conditions (dust, rain and wind), the color black is not particularly delicate. On the sides were introduced small orange color elements, which give the outdoor mobile phone including walkie-talkie the appealing design.
The first impressionThe Simvalley MOBILE Dual-SIM mobile phone also makes a very solid and stable impression. According to the manufacturer, the housing should also easily outrun a fall of 2 meters. In our test, of course, we have tried this and have come to the conclusion that the 2 meters of the manufacturer were a regular understatement. We have dropped the outdoor mobile phone from a height of 6 meters and it has survived the crash without damage and was fully functional. Whoever holds the Dual SIM Mobile Phone for the first time in his hands will surely confirm that it is very valuable and stable and is also very well in the hand. Due to its compact dimensions (132 x 60 x 20 mm), it can also be easily transported in a trouser pocket.
The equipment and the functionsThe outdoor mobile phone convinces not only with a high-quality workmanship and quality in the test, also the equipment is very convincing. It has been designed to be impact resistant and watertight. With IP67 Quadband, a telephoning is ensured in almost all handynets of the world. A working memory of 64 MB RAM should be sufficient, of course. GPRS, Bluetooth 2.0 and WAP 2.0 are also on board. The walkie-talkie function proves to be extremely useful and practical. Thus, it is also possible to make contact with someone in a funnel. Another important point for an outdoor mobile phone is, of course, the durability of the battery. The Simvalley MOBILE Dual SIM outdoor mobile phone has a 1,700 mAh Li-Ion battery with a durability of up to 7 hours of talk time and 370 hours in standby mode. In addition, this outdoor mobile phone also has a PMR radio range of up to 5 kilometers integrated, so that you can always be reachable outside a handync.
Further equipment featuresThe outdoor mobile also offers support for microSD cards (up to 16 GB) and a camera with a resolution of 2 MP.Thus, on the road with this mobile phone also photos or videos with a very good quality can be made. In the test, however, the resolution was not always quite convincing, which is however also the only negative criticism with this outdoor mobile phone is. Of course this phone has no SIM lock. So it can easily be put into operation with any SIM (manual operator). The scope of delivery does not only include the outdoor mobile phone, but also a power supply, USB cable and a headset are included. For a smooth operation of the outdoor mobile phone can be ensured, of course, a detailed guide in German language is included.
The priceIn view of the very good features, high-quality workmanship and quality, a price of Euro 249,00 is quite justified. Our extensive test has shown that with this outdoor mobile phone everyone is well equipped and equipped for emergencies during an adventure trip.
To summarize, the outdoor mobile phone is certainly a very good investment. It is shock-proof and also water-tight, so it is actually very flexible in the application area. If you are in a funnel once and have to contact someone urgently, the outdoor mobile phone offers a sensible walkie-talkie function. So you are also reachable about 5 kilometers outside of a handync. Also very positive in the test are the chic design and easy operation. The mobile phone is very compact and therefore does not occupy much space in the travel luggage. If you are looking for a reliable and also high-quality outdoor mobile phone, you have certainly made the right choice and decision with this model. It was very hard ran in our test under extreme conditions and could actually convince in all areas. The only downside is the rather bad camera to mention - however, this should not play an especially large role for an outdoor mobile phone.