Virgin’s bizarrely named Lobster brand of youth-oriented mobiles tends towards the cheap and cheerful an the emphasis on value for money rather than specs with big numbers. And so it is with the 621, which wouldn’t raise any tech-head eyebrows with its spec sheet, but still manages to impress by packing in a few functions that …
lack of a data cable
So get a USB cable..not exactly a deal breaker, is it?
that connector looks exactly like a mini USB so I suspect the cable wouldn't be too hard to find (or adaptor)
Cheap good looking phone. Nice
Even a clone of Nokia's CA-101 proprietary USB cable can be bought from DealExtreme for about £2, so this one should pose no difficulty at all.
Standard USB A to mini A should do it.
Standby time of up to 10 hours??
That's the lowest I've ever seen. This would explain why the price is being reduced.
It's not very mobile if it's got to be plugged in to the mains most of the time.
points taken that the cable is inexpensive, easy to get hold off etc, so why wouldn't the manufacturer include one? Hardly going to break their bank now is it...!
The EQ setting called rock would cut out most of the bass if the bass performance if the speaker is weak. Otherwise you just get ghastly distortion and power wasted where it can't be heard. Although, as it's aimed at kids, they may as well just turn all the bands to +10, cos that's what they'll do anyway.
Just in time for ...
I suppose they're hoping the Lobster will feature in goods bought by Santa Claws!
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