Really suprised about all these comments about the V3.
I've had the phone around 5 months and nothing has gone wrong with it. It works perfectly fine and has been reliable.
Granted the battery life is poor and the bluetooth connectivity is a bit of a mess, but I think it's a well constructed piece of kit.
At the end of the day if you went the best looking phone on the market that can simply make and recieve calls, the V3 is the right phone. If you want more, you need something different.
hmmm..does 8800 has a better sound quality than v3?i've seen a pic of the black v3..its really nice..which would u guys prefer?the black v3 or 8800?gonna get either one of these phone..hope u guys wil give me more opinions of which one to choose..besides the black v3 is limited..
There is no comparison. This V3 is a crappy phone & the Nokia 8800 is in a class of it's own.
guys..what u guys think?black v3 or the 8800?which is better?and which will produce a better sound quality?
I am also waiting for this 8800 to come out so I can finally get rid of my lousy V3, Cheers.
how can Nokia8800 will beat v3? no way! look at the battery and weight v3 is the winner. i have to get one now.
Have owned this phone for 5 months now and not one problem yet, and is a excellent phone. However, dispite motorolas efforts with their new stylish phones including the v6, nokias new 8800 beats them all! Sorry motorola - will be swapping to nokia!
i just got this phone and so far so good, although all the negative rep i have seen on this message board has made me worry about my phone breakin down, luckily it hasnt. On top of that i got a good deal, only paid $450 CAN for it, and it was brought from the U.S. Just like with all other phones, if u take care of it, the phone will take care of u... neone who likes this phone jus buy it... its worth it
I'm in the UK. Great Phone guys. just one thing though - why didnt you let it support the JSR 82 Java API? then we could have developed software that used the bluetooth module. I was so disappointed when i found out. It's the only reason why i'm going back to nokia ASAP.
please re-release it's flex Operating System or another sleak professional phone that does support it, we beg of you!
very good design.for the specification of this is very expensive.d500 is better
I had the v3 for about 4 days before swapping it for the v635 (same price for an upgrade on my o2 contract).The 635 has everything the v3 has and more - including a much better camera plus video and bluetooth headset included in the box (from an o2 shop). Although it has the same quirky software as the v3, it just feels like a much sturdier phone - and it looks good even though it is a bit bulky!
in regards to simons comment i agree that this phone is a really bad handset however u have to realise this phone was designed as a fashion statement if u were to ask someone who wears all the new in date clothes and who has all the modern kitchens and stuff if they like this handset although they will saythe features are not upto much they will say that the phone is what they are looking for after all its faults it does look nice and it is really the only handset of its kind
dnt buy it for god sake dont buy it. i wouldnt have this phone if you gave me it let alone 200 dollars thats still like 160 english pound or sumfin, its a lota money if u want a moto handset quad band go for the mot v547 although it aint really as good i wud say its a lot better than this sayin that theres the mot v635 i believe that is quad band its goin quite cheap at the moment too so its prob worth a look at that one matey.
Ok, guys Ive been looking for a quad-band phone, but im not sure again because this is by motorola. How is the v3 for you? Does anyone have it and like it? Because i am not paying high for this phone. only paying $200 So would you guys buy it for 2 bills?
Whatta disaster, yeah, I too was seduced by the looks and TV ad campaign and 'Hello Moto' but sorely disappointed after spending 32,000 Thai Baht ($842.00) on it in December in Bangkok. Then 'dismayed'& gobsmacked to see in March it had plummeted in cost to 23,000 Thai Baht ($605.00!!) in about 2 months!! Why?? Something's afoot I thought...
Reading the reviews since, I would have never bought it had I known then what I know now. Worse still, I [easily] broke my LCD screen and had to send to Sydney for repair, - more expense. This will undoubtably be the MOST EXPENSIVE mobile phone I ever have, or will own, 'criminally' so and for what? It will end up costing me well in excess of $1,000 in all with repairs and postage via DHL for repairs...
Functions and software are 'questionable' at best and I've already suffered a Software 'fault' after only one week of operation when I somehow inadvertantly deleted 'three pr-recorded Moto themes' - which according the the manual is 'impossible'(?). Then it wouldn't 'ring' only light up and it took loads of jiggery pokery and reprogramming with caller ID's to get it to 'ring' again. The LCD screen suffered a 'crack/damage' with a minimal impact from another object, so fragile for such expense.
No video, ok but Camera's not good with grainy wishy-washy images and memory fills quickly. Keypad keys sometimes are 'sticky' without effect when pressed, especially my downward cursor/directional key.
My hat goes off to Motorola for blatantly conning so many people with this show-phone, and it seems I am just one more unhappy customer....I feel 'duped' quite honestly.
V3 is not a good phone with no video nothing its resolution is good but other things are worst and its prices are touching skies.....
Sony Ericsson are the best now don't you know?NOKIA are quality,but you pay lot's of money for little functions.SE changed this standarts...(for example k500i-camera,mp3,3D Games and IR Port in one phone on very low price)KEEP ON WALKING SE!!!