Popular Mechanics takes a closer look at the Modeo Mobile TV phone. Manufactured by Taiwan-based HTC, this DVB-H enabled Smartphone will boast a 200MHz Texas Instruments OMAP 850 processor, 1.3-megapixel camera, 128MB Flash ROM, 64MB SDRAM, 2.2-inch LCD display, Bluetooth, and a microSD card slot. Digital TV broadcasts are processed and displayed using the phone’s integrated NVIDIA GoForce 5500 graphics chip. Video after the break.
Flipping between six cable TV channels and eight Music Choice channels, with a two-second lag each time the phone loads a new digital stream, gets old extremely fast. Still, the reception is crisp, the framerate is consistently smooth