Toshiba Portege G810 Hardware and Features

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In this video, I cover the hardware of the device. The hardware buttons are completely flat and thus difficult to feel for. The stylus is not only awkwardly placed, but feels cheap and unconventional.

I was a bit surprised to find that the microSD slot had no covering, which could make it susceptible to accumulating dust and debris when no card is present.

After having more time with the Spb Software House Enhancements, I’m much more excited about the software end of the device. The flick scrolling (which comes from Pocket Plus) is the best I’ve seen on a Windows Mobile device. And the animations used in Mobile Shell are smooth and fun to use.

Oh, and that full screen keyboard. It’s horrendous. I much prefer using a keyboard like TouchPal, which has the choice of a T9 pad, SureType pad, and regular keyboard with large buttons.

See also:

Special Enhancements of the Toshiba Portege G810

Toshiba Portege G810 Unboxing Video

Detailed specs

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About The Author
Brandon Miniman
Brandon is a graduate from the Villanova School of Business, located near Philadelphia, PA. He's been a technology writer since 2002, and, in 2005, became Editor-in-Chief of Pocketnow, a then Windows Mobile-focused website. He has since helped to transition Pocketnow into a top-tier smartphone and tablet publication. He's so obsessed with technology that he once entered a candle store and asked if they had a "new electronics" scent. They didn't.