Pros

  • Solid GPS capabilities
  • Responsive, crisp touch screen

Cons

  • Confusing user interface
  • Handset’s build feels cheap

At A Glance

The feature-packed Pharos Traveler 127 delivers solid GPS features, but has a counterintuitive user interface.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Traveler 127 is a GPS smartphone with both QWERTY keyboard and 2.5-inch touch-screen QVGA display. The Smartphone features the 3.5G communications capability based on a tri-band UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA and a quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE cellular modems. It offers 7.2Mb/s download and 2Mb/s upload speeds enabling fast Web browsing, email and other Internet services.There are two on-board cameras, a 2 MP digital camera for recording pictures and video, and a 0.3 MP camera for video conferencing.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.pharosgps.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PTL127
Processor
Processor type Qualcomm
Processor speed 0.4 MHz
Display
Display size 2.5 inches
Display type Color
Touchscreen Yes
Storage
Other storage Micro SD
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Talk Time 7.5 hours
Vendor Rated Standby Time 199.2 hours
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack
  • 2.5 mm
  • 2.5 mm
  • 2.5mm Stereo
Wireless connection Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB 2.0 Yes
Dimensions
Width 4.57 inches
Depth 2.4 inches
Height 2.4 inches
Weight 0.319375 pounds
Image Processor
Megapixels 2.0
Storage Media
SD card Micro SD
Carrier
MTS Yes
HSDPA 1.0
GSM 850 1.0
UMTS 1.0
GSM 1800 1.0
GPRS 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
Cell Carrier ATT
Supported Video Formats
MPEG4 Yes
wmv Yes
Streaming Video Yes
Video Calling No
Included Software
Operating System Windows Mobile
Other Features
Input devices Stylus
Sync
Sync Options Supported
  • Bluetooth
  • USB
Camera
camera_shutter 1.0
Form Factor
Volume Controls Yes
Number of Displays One
Form Factor Clamshell
Keyboard Yes
Messaging
MMS Yes
SMS Yes
Other Messaging Support
  • SMS
  • MMS
  • IM
  • E-Mail
Location
GPS 1.0