The sports goods manufacturer Puma and Sagem developed together Puma Phone, which is fairly presented in a handy format. Starting at a market price of just 90 € (without contract, shipping and depending on the provider), it is a different kind of cell phone available in the market. Among the most important components it is integrated with solar cell. Similar to the Samsung GT-S7550 Blue Earth, the PUMA Phone battery can be recharged using solar power as well. How long the device can run and all depends it to lie in the sun, the manufacturer is not known though. Another feature is the PUMA WORLD menu. The user can thus develop specifically to PUMA-access applications, products of the sportswear manufacturer's or can retrieve multimedia content. Also you can link with Twitter, Facebook and YouTube directly. The operating system has a sport and lifestyle features such as route planning, GPS tracker, and a step counter and spin and scratch music player. With a housing made of high-gloss plastic, it scores points from outside. It includes features like memory expansion via Micro SD cards, radio, 3.2 MP camera with flash, UMTS, HSDPA and HSUPA. How does the Puma Phone behaves in everyday use, our review shows.
Sagem Puma Phone - sporty, stylish and powerful mobile phone
1. First optical impression / special features to support the design - Handy touch screen mobile phone with high-gloss plastic.
2. Housing material / surface quality - Smooth plastic surface.
3. Housing dimensions - With a weight of 115 g and dimensions of 102.0 x 56.0 x 13.0 mm it fits comfortably in your hand and can be stored in almost any pocket.
4. Quality (sharpness / resolution) of the display - 2.8 inch display with x colors and a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. Good color and sharp display, but small by today's standards.
5. Implementation of the folding or sliding mechanism - NA.
6. Quality of the battery compartment cover - The battery compartment lid is made up of plastic, the solar panel is integrated. This can be opened with a little cumbersome. At the time of closing it, but just sits and fits perfectly.
7. Quality and scope of the supplied items - Manual, headset, battery, charger, USB, 2 GB Micro SD Memory Card.
8. Processing Result - The fashionable mobile phone, consists of high-gloss plastic. With the handy sizes and acceptable weight, it sits comfortably in your hand. The display is clear and sharp colors are visible. The accurately fitting battery compartment lid is made up of plastic with an integrated solar panel that scores points for the Puma Phone, as well as with the standard accessories.
Back of the Sagem Puma Phone
Battery compartment lid made up of plastic, the solar panel integrated
Very thin solution to the solar panel
Loud-soft and camera button
Headset and USB port
Speaker was positioned at the back next to the camera
Accessories in red