Review: Helio Fin
Sep 5, 2007, 11:47 PM by Eric Lin
Helio's first flip phone washes up on shore. Is there a shark in the water or did someone's surfboard crack on the rocks? With Video Tour.
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Walking into the Helio store in Palo Alto, it came to our attention that although we've taken lots of pictures and video of recent Helio handsets, it's been over a year since we've reviewed one in-depth.
The Fin is Helio's first attempt at America's favorite form factor - the flip. It is based on Samsung's Ultra series platform like AT&T's A717 or Sprint's M610, but could a little Helio magic make the Fin stand out the way so many of their other phones do?
Aug 15, 2007
Helio today is launching the Fin, Helio's first flip phone. It is based on Samsung's Ultra series clamshell, like Sprint's M610 and AT&T's A717, but even thinner at 11.4 mm and with an upgraded 3 megapixel camera.
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Samsung this week announced the thinnest clamshell to date, a 9.9 mm thick D830. In addition to the slim form, the D830 2 Megapixel camera, 80 MB of memory, Micro SD slot, Bluetooth and a media player.
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I wanted to switch to Helio but...
You would think they would be doing whatever they can to get more customers. The employee's at local stores have also commented on losing many new customers because of this confusing high deposit.
which is buying out your current providers termination fee in order to switch to helio. It may not fix the deposit situation, but it at least lessens the cost $200 or so. I have an ocean and I lov...