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Helio Hero Video Tour

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Jun 15, 2006, 11:36 AM   by Eric Lin

A video tour of the Pantech Hero for Helio, and side-by-side comparison with the VK Kickflip.

Since we were able to get our hands on it first, we already did an in-depth review of Helio's Kickflip. In this video review, we take a close-up look at Helio's other launch phone, the Hero, and the differences between the two handsets.

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Invader J

Jun 15, 2006, 7:14 PM

Thoughts after having both...

Picked up a Hero today so that I could hand down my Kickflip. The Hero is definitely the power-user handset. It played any video I threw at it (1000kbps encoding, etc) which was pretty impressive, as the Kickflip can really only play files encoded with the Media Mover software (which is 64kbps and QCIF size, IIRC).

Additionally, photos are stored as JPEGS instead of the strange "database"-like format that the Kickflip uses.

Overall the Hero is pretty kickass - great speakers, better audio player (it actually pumps out some solid volume through headphones), faster interface, faster browser, etc.

The ONLY shortcomings, and these apply to both handsets, are:

- Doesn't seem like you can set an MP3 ringtone. This is really bad on the ...
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deeoh1084

Jun 15, 2006, 12:06 PM

i love that phone but its too expensive

i like this Helio phones and services but only bad thing is its too damn expensive... i know it comes with all the data and stuff but still i think its too expensive... well i don't know maybe i'm complaining too much but i like those phones though.. real nice.. i wish Verizon can come up something like those...
 
 
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