It's because Nokia thinks everyone's going to press buttons when it's open, and people don't want that.
They're just being stupid, because for Nokia, even only just the standard keypad inside looks better then the outside of the phone, so people would like to keep it open.
Unlike Motorola, where both the inside and the outside are beautiful, and even the outside you can reply to texts/emails, listen to music and make phone/video calls.
Hi to all , kindly can you advice it this Motorola Razr has keypad luck same as Nokia or else .
1G phones, simply calling phones and MAYBE SMS/text messaging.
2G, you've got your EDGE at 2.5 and they're more clearer systems to support phone calls and fast(er) transmissions of data.
3G, speeds of data transmissions surpass the speed of conventional fiber optic data transmission speeds, the very common right now at 3.6Mbps and soon the set standard for 3.5G, 7.2Mbps. These data transfer rates support internet for free and smooth access of streaming video (and video calls).
UMTS; 14Mbps max
HSUPA; 5Mbps max
HSDPA; 14.4Mbps max
(Evolved) HSPA+; 42Mbps max
UMTS Revision 8 LTE; 100Mbps max
HSOPA; 100Mbps+ currently
hey peoples, OMG this is soooo awsome i got it yesterday.. LOVES IT,,too much the out side screen it is clear as kystrals . this phone is great BUY IT , you wont be disapointed.. Peace out dude hope you get it.
I purchased the phone 2 weeks ago.. Great Phone... Has a great camera also. It is very easy to use! Would reccommend to anyone wanting a slim, stylish phone.
Here are your prices in Canada for this phone;
449.99 from Rogers, locked/branded but useable with their video calling service if you've got it earlier in the year (around april).
Around 670 for the luxury V9 edition.
Fido has released their 1st 3G phone on Nov 1st the LG tu500 and the V9 is going to be released on Nov 24th. Both Rogers and Fido have 3G service in most major cities but the phones must run on the 850 band and not 900.
Why is there NO FM Radio on the RAZR phone range??? Motorola Please answer!
It's not that it's not cool for you, it's not piping hot with the oldest technologies on the face of the earth for you.
HSDPA is NOT high speed data packet access. It's High-Speed Downlink Packet Access. Neither has Rogers Wireless taken out the D, because all the phones that they are going to use and bring out in 2008 like this RAZR2 V9, the K850 soon and the HTC TyTNII around Q2-Q3.
Why it's not HSPA is because there's something called E-HSPA, Evolved-High-Speed Packet Access, for speeds higher then HSDPA, at 41Mbps.
There's also HSUPA which is the lowest, it's peak speed at around 5-6Mbps, the U for Uplink, the HSOPA which speeds peak nearly 100 Mbps, O standing for OFDM or Orthogonal.
HSOPA stands very close to XOHM in the US, but is a predominant and higher form of pre-4G technology. Right now, it's infamous for setting itself up in Japan, finishing development/deployment and set-up in 2010.
FIDO has 3G(HSDPA) service now, and I think it might be open to any phone, but the LG770(?) is being released as their first 3G flagship phone, and Rogers Wireless is already advertising that video calling phone on their posters around the city (Toronto).
WRONG, not all 3G/HSDPA/UMTS phones support video calling. SE makes a perfect example with that. The W950 is their UMTS/Symbian smartphone, and it has 3G capabilities for internet purposes at 386kbps.
BUT YES, this phone supports video calling. It's probably meant just to share, literally, views for opinions and such. I suppose as well, the video calling feature supports closing the flip, or you'd have to have a headset connected (by bluetooth) to the phone to continue your video conversation.
If they deny that Video Calling works with the RAZR2 V9, then why is it so highly advertised all over the place? Like on the very Motorola RAZR2 V8/V9 website, where it says HSDPA (V9 Only), or what about Rogers Wireless in Canada? It's the 2nd (suppose to be the 3rd) video calling phone in Canada's 'arsenal'.
And I suppose you own a RAZR2 V9, don't take the complete insolent side when you don't even know if the phone, unless your phone is carrier dependant, works with video calling.
If not, then the only thing I can tell you is, if you're from you US, looks like Motorola favored the Canadians and gave us, HSDPA video calling and internet supremacy.
As well, the phone pictured here is the V9m. Originally, the V9m was the ONLY phone to have the, forgive me for my irresponsibility to remember, red-ish color. If you'd like to bring up why the picture doesn't have a button specific for video calls, then it just proves the V9m does NOT have video calling purposes. That leaves the V9 ONLY to have HSDPA. Also, there's not button that ends video calling, you just use the regular red button for ending calls.
Buy in Australia, Not network locked, thats how, american telco's lock phones, we only lock prepaid
louie, V( does video call, external camera is used for this process, why else would you have a 2inch external screen, had the phone for nearly 2 months and have used video calling several times, also currently have a 4gig micro sd in mine working with no problem. dont listen to dave as he has no idea, he must be confused with v8
V9 supports video calling on compatable networks, this phone has been in Aus for about 2 months now (got one for my wife the First day it was available, runs on Linux/java but not smartphone, best one from motorola ever, well made,steal chasis, video calls, great camera, sublime style.