F3 http://www.stuff.tv/motorola/f3/all en-GB Motorola F3 http://www.stuff.tv/motorola/motorola-f3/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The F3 is cheap, frills-free and has an extraordinary battery life – but does it take simplification too far? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="218" height="394" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/motofone_0.jpg?1364300115" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>What are you looking for in a mobile? If your answer is ‘something that makes calls, send texts and has a battery life to rival the sun’, then the F3 should, theoretically, be the phone for you. </p> <p>It’s exceptionally slim with a waist of just 9mm – not quite as thin as Samsung’s 6.9mm X820 but we’re not complaining – and its remarkably clear monochrome screen is made from the same stuff used in e-paper. Even in bright sunlight, there’ll&nbsp; be no squinting required.</p> <p>Voice commands</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £30.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">6 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The F3 is very cheap, looks good and has a monstrous battery life – but the brow-furrowing, overcomplicated menus let it down </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/motorola-f3 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/motorola/motorola-f3/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/motorola/motorola-f3/review#comments F3 Motorola Smartphones Mon, 05 Nov 2007 06:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 8263 at http://www.stuff.tv