Helio Hero Video Tour
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.
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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.
You can watch the YouTube video here:
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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 ...
i love that phone but its too expensive