I'm wondering what the language of user interface is, if I buy this phone from, let's say Hungary, Bulgaria or China online store. I can read English, but not Hungarian, Bulgarianor Chinese.
The phone is fine. there is a GPS module inside and works properly with cracked GPS porgrams which eats the battery in 3-4 hours but with car lighter adapter everything is fine. It happens that the phone blocks for a while and should be reset.
I have ordered 1205 on internet directly from manufacturer and expect to have it within one week so I cant say too much about the phone yet, but I can put my experience on GS people frankly they are professional, and helpful.prompt response. I'm waiting FedEX delivery
Question for owners: How work SIM2? Is the volume of SIM2 consistent with SIM1? What about data? Support this device MMS together for SIM1 and SIM2. I have Samsung D880 and this is bugs what I hate.
Thanks for your answer...
Dak, 24 May 2010It is nice and practical, except that I just can`t find GPS function. Does anybody knows how t... moreGPS function: it was a time for me too to learn using the GPS in the phone: but you do not have to do anything special. Anyway, It works only outdoors, with good sign for me - bat then it is OK.
First I used some programs from the Windows Marketplace (Endomondo) and I downloaded a little CAB file "GPS Test" from the net to test it.
Now I use it with GPS program (IGO 8) and it works nice - I did not have to make any spacial configuration. IGO 8 needs all the memory, so you have to exit othe programs.
A love the looooong battery life of this phone :)
RKR, 24 May 2010hi ppl, hunting for cougar 1205 in India..anybody know a source? thanks in advanceCheck this link http://www.gigabytecm.com/Eng/WhereToBuy.aspx
hunting for cougar 1205 in India..anybody know a source?
thanks in advance
It is nice and practical, except that I just can`t find GPS function. Does anybody knows how to engage GPS? The Manual does not say a word about it.
gianniz, 21 May 2010Thank you arden.
Has anyone found it on a reliable online shop that ships abroad (apart fro... moreI'm living in France, and I purchased the S1205 on Speedshop; it was delivered within around 1 week via GLS parcel service.
Warning: even when clic on English flag, most parts of Speedshop website remains in Hungarian. Unless you are fluent in Hungarian, Google translation will be of great help.
After registering, I placed my order, and... it's all. It seems that online payment failed. To clarify the situation, I called them on the phone (they have one english speaker), and they sent me a copy of the invoice via PDF, with IBAN information to proceed with a banking transfer. I guess other payment means like Western Union would have been accepted.
The price is really fair: 220 EUR plus 15 EUR shipping fee. It worths it!
The device is working perfectly, including dual sim features, wifi, bluetooth... I received it 24 hours ago, and did not got enough time to test all possibilities.
Of course, ActiveSync configuration is tricky, but it is due to ActiveSync and WinXP, not the smartphone itself. It seems that some advanced USB connection features are not supported by ActiveSync on XP. Tip: on the device connection menu, go to "USB to PC" tab and disable "advanced network" feature.
A quick guide (paper) is included in the box, but it is in Hungarian :-( However english PDF docs are downloadable on gigabytebcm.com :-)
In summary: S1205 is an excellent product, with fair price but the purchasing procedure on Speedshop may be tricky.
arden, 19 May 2010Yes, the dual SIM function is working real time, absolutely. You can choose which card to use ... moreThank you arden.
Has anyone found it on a reliable online shop that ships abroad (apart from speedshop)?
gianniz, 19 May 2010Question to the owners...Is dual sim function working ok?Yes, the dual SIM function is working real time, absolutely. You can choose which card to use for call or SMS, you can see SMS for Card1 Card2 or both etc. Pretty cool
hamsiro, 07 May 2010I hope you'll post a review as soon as you'll get it...Thanks in advance!Anyway, I bought it in Budapest too, and I like it very much. Speed is OK, absolutely cool, GPS only works outdoor for me, WiFi is cool, dual sim handling is cool :)
The volume problem seems to be with the sim card, because only one of my sim cards (pannon/telenor) is quiet. I try to get a solution for this at the provider...
If you find this phone too quiet in call volume, lets write like me at this address to the Gigabyte support forum: http://www.gigabytecm.com/eng/Question.aspx
Anyway, I like it very much