Review: Dell Aero
The Dell Aero is not a good phone for listening to music. If you thought the stock Android music player was bad, the Aero manages to strip away any of the compelling features it might have offered, providing instead an AT&T Music Player that does less than many feature phones on the market. Forget about the instant search from the stock Android player. The AT&T Music Player is ugly looking with few playback options to speak of. Shuffle and repeat are hidden in a menu that pops up on screen when you tap the album cover. Not under the drop down menu on screen, and not under the pop-up menu from the Option button, but hidden until you tap the screen.
The Aero has no music widget. You cannot control the music at all from the homescreen. The title and track info will display in the drop-down notification shade, but if you want to pause the music, you have to jump back into the music player.
As I mentioned, the Dell Aero does not use a standard 3.5mm headphone jack. It comes with squishy earbuds that fit the miniUSB port, and there is also a headphone adapter if you'd like to use your own cans. Under the battery cover you'll find a 2GB microSD card pre-installed, and the slot can accommodate cards up to 32GB.
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