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INQ Cloud Touch review

If you love Facebook on your phone, then the INQ Cloud Touch might be the perfect phone for you. The first thing you will notice is the Cloud Touch is tiny compared to most other phones and easily fits in the palm of your hand. Do not let the size or plastic construction fool you though, it is still a solid performer.

You will quickly notice that Facebook is featured just about everywhere on this phone. If you love checking and updating your status while you are on the go, look no further than the Cloud Touch. The interface is clever, smooth and works very well out of the box. Not everything is perfect with the integration, but for a phone it is still impressive.

A drawback to the Cloud Touch is that the phone does not have hardware that measures up to other smart phones on the market. Its 600MHz processor is no speed demon but Android 2.2 still runs fairly well with only an occasional slowdown. Most applications will run fine but some of the more demanding ones will not perform so well.

The screen is pretty good for a budget phone. It doesn't measure up to what you will find on the top of the line phones, but that isn't the market the Cloud Touch is trying to attract. The screen is bright and clear and the touch screen works well.

Battery life is poor at best. Any use of the 3G function will drain the battery extremely fast. The Cloud Touch can last a full day with occasional use but if you are a moderate to heavy user, be ready to charge your phone at least once in the middle of the day. Not very convenient if you are constantly on the go.

Need to Know: INQ Cloud Touch

1. Facebook integration is clever and works well. (The Good)

2. Small form factor makes slipping the Cloud Touch into a pocket a breeze. (The Good)

3. The Cloud Touch is rather sluggish compared to other Android phones. (The Bad)

4. Battery life is not very good if using 3G data service for the majority of the time. (The Bad)

Operating system
Screen Size
5+ MP

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Common Questions

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the INQ Cloud Touch user manual here.

INQ backs up the Cloud Touch with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Cloud Touch has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact INQ support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find INQ's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.


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Screen Size

The INQ Cloud Touch's screen size is 3.5 inches with x pixels resolution.


There is a processor (CPU).


The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

512 MB

Internal memory is 512 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1300 mAh battery. INQ's performance ratings are 10 days standby time, 390 minutes.

Cloud Touch Specs

Release date May 12, 2011
Regions available Canada
Mobile / Cellular Data
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Internal Storage 512 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1300 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 390 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 10 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Colors Red, White, Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.4 x 6.2 x 1.3 cm (4.5 x 2.4 x 0.5 in)
Weight 122 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 3.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Wallpapers
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Mini-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Main Camera
5+ megapixels
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Geotagging, White balance
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR, WAV, OGG
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3G2 / 3GPP2, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Other / proprietary
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder No
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable ()
Included Software / Apps -
Additional comments 4GB microSD card included
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