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This review is from: FREMO Q-01 Space Grey 3000mAh External Battery Pack Power Bank (Built-in LED Flash Light with High/Low/Strobe Modes) for iPhone 6, 6 plus, 5S, Samsung, HTC and other USB-Charged devices
Pros: It works as advertised and looks nice.
The included bag should provide some padding for carry.
Cons: The light is far too easy to turn on. It only takes a single easy press of the button and the light is on. Most rechargeable batteries with lights require 2 quick button presses to prevent accidentally turn on. It would be very easy for this light to be bumped and turned on inside a purse, backpack, etc. then the battery would be drained when you need it for that emergency recharge.
Other Thoughts: Both ends of the metal tube unscrew. It would be easy to remove the part of the light button that sticks out. I may do that and use this for a rechargeable battery only. That's a shame since the flashlight is decent for a small LED light.
Charging and recharging seem to work fine. The battery inside is a Samsung brand, as advertised. The included usb cable works fine.
Pros: It's Tracfone based service - I've used them for several years.
The phone features are good for a basic smartphone.
I've had no problems with signal quality or reception.
Android 4.1 is a recent version of the operating system and has several nice updates over older versions.
The 200 minute airtime code was easily found on the invoice that came in the shipping box.
The USB port works normally on this phone - Tracfone often disabled the USB port on older model phones.
It comes with a 4GB SD card which can be replaced with a larger one for more music, etc. storage.
The included data/charging cable is basic but works fine.
You get to download from the google play store, but you have to setup, or already have, a google/gmail account first.
The included generic (non-google) email app works fine with several types of email service.
There are now several case and screen cover options available for this model.
Cons: The camera is basic, fixed-focus and has no flash.
Don't buy this phone expecting it to replace a camera or video recorder.
Don't buy this phone to take (gag) selfie pictures, there is no camera on the front side. That also rules out video chat like Skype.
You can not remove the dozen or so google apps preloaded onto the phone. Some of the preloaded apps are useful, but you can't get rid of the unwanted ones to save storage space.
Other Thoughts: This is one of the best current options for a smartphone that uses tracfone service. I now have 3 of this model phone for the family with no real regrets so far.
I was able to transfer existing phone numbers and minutes from 3 older tracfones. I talked to customer service on one of the transfers but that was an issue with the old flip phone. Customer service was helpful both times that I talked to them.
Pros: See early review below; it's still true.
The $30 rebate check arrived about 1 month after sending it in. Most take 3 months or more.
AMD free game offer worked.
Cons: Battlefield 4 not added to the Gold Free games list.
That was AMD's decision, not powercolor.
Other Thoughts: I redeemed the free games and 2 (Saints Row 4, Deus Ex) were available now on steam. The third game (Thief) will be released next year, also on steam.
Note that Tomb Raider and Far Cry are no longer on the Gold game list.