The Passion is incorporated with tons of applications- from multimedia, web browsing, text messaging, and voice calls. It is a good thing that the handset allows for more room in its memory to support the various applications it has like music, video, and gaming. Like most smartphones, the Passion has a good memory support. Its internal memory can range from 512 MB up to 320 MB RAM that can allow substantial saving of files, call records, and address book entries. For those who need more space, there is an expandable memory through microSD slot with memory improving to a maximum of 16GB.
A 3G handset, the Passion works on HSPDA 900/2100. It supports quadband GSM, EDGE and GPRS, allowing data speed from 32 to 48 kbps. It also supports USB 2.0, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, so users can have easy transfer of files such as photos and audio files.
The integrated media player of the Passion can be relied upon to play high quality audio and video. It is also very versatile and can support numerous audio and video formats like WAV, WMA, MP4, AAC+, as well as MP4, WMV9, H.264, H.264, and DivX. The camera meanwhile is 5 megapixels and with a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. The camera features various functions such as LED, smile detection, auto focus and geo-tagging. The video recorder on the other hand is pretty impressive with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The camera is actually good at producing high quality images and photos.
Users can also take pictures or record videos with the phone and upload them instantly to various social networks so friends and family members can see them. The phone comes with shortcuts to popular social networking websites like Twitter, Flickr and Facebook.
Other basic features of the Passion include HTML browser, a 3.5 mm headphone jack which is the most popular and widely available version, and phone book supporting multiple phone numbers per entry. The said address book can be customized to include the contact’s picture, personal information such as email address, home address and birthday. There are other very usable tools and applications integrated in this phone such as calendar, alarm, email, to-do list, voice dialing, email support for various protocols like SMTP, POP3 and IMPA, and recording.