T-Mobile myTouch Review

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Our friends over at T-Mobile have sent us the T-Mobile myTouch for us to review. It is one of the newest members to the myTouch family of devices. It is being called a simple phone. Now, let’s get started with the full review of the T-Mobile myTouch!

 

Hardware and Design 

The T-Mobile myTouch is made by LG. On top of the phone you have your power/sleep button, headphone jack, and micro USB port. On the left hand side you can find the volume rocker. There is nothing to be found on the right hand side or on the bottom. Above the screen you have the earpiece, myTouch logo, and a front facing camera. Under the screen you have 3 touch buttons, those are the menu, home, and back. On the back of the phone you have the LG and T-Mobile logos, a speaker, and a 5 mega-pixel camera. There is no flash on the myTouch. If you take the back cover off you will find the battery, a 2GB micro SD card, and the T-Mobile SIM card. The micro SD card slot can hold up to a 32GB micro SD card. The phone dimensions are 4.8 inches by 2.4 inches by .38 inches. It has a very sleek design and it is also very light weight at only 3.7 ounces. The myTouch is available in 2 colors black or white. We are reviewing the black version. It runs on T-Mobile 4G Network. It has a 3.8 inch OLED WVGA touch screen. It has a resolution of 480 X 800. For speed it has T-Mobile’s 4G Network and a 1GHz Qualcomm Processor. This makes the phone runs very fast. The 5 mega-pixel camera is located on the back of the phone, it features face detection, digital zoom, and auto focus. It can record video in 720pHD. Overall, the myTouch has a very sleek design and has great hardware inside.

 

Operating System

The T-Mobile myTouch is meant to be someone’s first smartphone. It is running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread with a special User Interface. It features the Genius Button, which is for voice commands. The myTouch does not have a physical Genius button like the myTouchQ. However it is a touch icon on the home screen. With Genius you can have it search the web for something, send a text message, or make a phone call. It also features “set-up wizard”, this helps you set up your social networks and email. It also has a “Tips App/Widget”. This will give you helpful tips, that will make your experience with the myTouch much better. These help make the myTouch a perfect choice for someones first smartphone. Web browsing on the myTouch is a full HTML web browser and full support for Microsoft Exchange. In terms of pre-loaded apps you get plenty of them. Some of them are 411 & More, Bejeweled 2, Bonus Apps, Calculator, Google App Suite, Car Mode(Genius Button), Facebook, Twitter, Lookout Security, Mobile-life Organizer, More for Me, My Account, My Device, Polaris Office, Rich-note, Setup, Slacker Radio, Smart-Share, T-Mobile Mail, T-Mobile Name ID, T-Mobile TV HD, TeleNav GPS Navigator, Tetris, Tutorial and FAQS, QIK Video Chat, Yelp, Zinio Reader, and more. Overall, the operating system on the T-Mobile myTouch is great!

 

Bottom Line

The T-Mobile myTouch would be a great choice for someone to use as their first smartphone. Set-up Wizard, Tips App, and Genius Button are great features that will make the myTouch very simple. It has a beautiful 3.8 inch OLED WVGA touch screen. There is no delay when using the phone thanks to its 1GHz Qualcomm Processor. The T-Mobile myTouch will cost $79.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate with a 2-year contract. With out a contract it will cost you $279.99 . You can get the T-Mobile myTouch today, in either black or white. You Can Get Your T-Mobile myTouch By LG, By Clicking Here. We would like to thank T-Mobile for providing us with a copy of the “T-Mobile myTouch By LG”.

 

 

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