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Flare, Arc, Marbl, Cyclops comparison...


Aug 19, 2008, 3:34 AM
Anyone out there who has the VM LG Flare or UTStarcom Arc who has also owned the Kyocera Marbl, who can tell me how these phones compare as far as,

(1)Text typing speed? Eh? I type faster than the Marbl and often have to wait for the cursor to catch up so I can type the next character. That's worse in the email text typing mode using the browser with my hotmail or yahoo box. Then, it lags or stumbles so badly if I try to keep typing, I get a lot of errors.

(2)mobile browser scrolling speed? Confused It's a bit herky jerky on the Marbl, I sometimes hit the wrong items or click the wrong thing because of the delay.

I do a lot of texting, up to or over 1000 per month, and I do some email so I'd want a cell that was faster or better at thes...

Sep 7, 2008, 8:32 PM
I have both the Marbl and the ARC, so here is my short comparison -

I notice no lag on the ARC when texting, it seems fast to me. While I found the Marbl almost unusable for texting due to lag. I find the keyboard on the ARC to be rather cramped compared to the Marbl. But I like the keyboard feel on the ARC.

I find mobile browsing withe ARC works OK, I found the Marbl to be unusable due to the slowness of the phone. Both do not compare in any way to my wife’s iPhone for web browsing. I find the display on the ARC to be of better quality and just as bright.

The ARC shape does not have a straight line on it, which contrast with the blocky shape of the Marbl. This give the ARC a much higher quality feel to it. I do find...

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