Nice phone to see, albeit a little thicker than the old V3. The plastic baterry cover squeaks all the time and makes the phone feel very cheap. Battery life is a pain (with only the odd cal it lasted 36 hours) and the manual is very unclear how to voice dial a person in the contact list. i am disappointed and it is currently lying in the drawer, back to my old V3.
Yes, it is normal.The same happens also in sonyericsson k800(but the delay in k800 is more than 1 sec) and in many digital cameras.
Just got this phone and when I go to view the pics that I put in it, it shows the pic, but takes a sec to fully show all its colors, is this normal????
Here in Greece repairing a motorola takes only 3-4 DAYS!!!
But nokia is about 1 or 2 weeks
The fanbois, always the fanbois.
Maybe Mr anonymous Nokia bot should realize not everyone wants to pay more for phones that do less.
If you've ever worked in the industry you'd know their failure rates are quite high and their after sales service is abysmal.
Here in Australia it's been taking up to 3 months to do a warranty repair.
Motorola's 2-3 weeks.
Jeff S my phone is fine I'd suggest you take yours back to where you got it from to see if they'll exchange it, things aren't 100% perfect you may have got a dud.
I solved the problem with my contacts basically I had to reinstall Outlook and synchronise contacts between my Sharp and Outlook, then Outlook and the Motorola. My first phone was a Motorola Digi-TAC and I had to write a list out by hand then put them into my new phone one by one, but that was 12 years ago.
Battery lasted around 2 days on the first charge not too bad seeing as I used a lot of Internet, around an hour of talk time and several hours of music playback.
As that was the first charge I expect a bit of improvement when a few charge/discharge cycles have been completed.
I downloaded a few games and the phone performs quite well, better than any I've used before. It is still very responsive when calls/messages come in.
I just purchased the V3xx last week and was initially impressed. In the last two days, I have had many lock ups. The screen will be white when I flip it open to answer a call and stay that way for 30 secs or more. Not sure whats going on with it. Also purchase a Samsung Sync phone for G/F and have had no problems. I think I might be changing.
I also just got this phone and It is pure awesomeness.. menu control and texting is the fastest, the new UI is incredible, easy to handle and understandable. The screen quality is mind blowing, and I have yet to see most of the features in action..
I recommend this phone, it will not disappoint you
I just got this phone, so far it is very good.
Call quality is excellent, loud and clear via normal speaker, speakerphone, stereo handsfree and bluetooth (It was quite a surprise to hear MP3's playback through my crappy old bluetooth headset).
Music playback through the speaker is also loud and clear, using an mp3 as a ringtone is also very good (unlike some phones- 6288).
The screen is large and very clear, excellent and easy to read, a lot better than the older V3's.
No problems with transferring files from my PC (phonetools supplied), the memory card just shows up as a drive in Windows.
As far as syncing goes Outlook, Outlook Express and Lotus are supported.
I use Thunderbird which doesn't have a calendar function so will have to hunt for a solution.
I had some trouble transferring the phone book I backed up from my old Sharp GX25, basically I had to export as .csv and edit the file to make it somewhat compatible. (I ended up bluetoothing the most important ones across one at a time).
It's too early to know about battery life.
I also haven't used the camera or video calls.
Guys i got this phone from cingular and i love it, not a huge fan of moto razr but this one is the finest of all of them, does any one knows if the cingular version comes with the sencondary video call camera, if it so how to use it.
Hey Andrew! Thanks for your reply . . . I am purchasing the phone through cingular in the U.S. for $79 with a 2 year contract, so it comes bare bones. meaning no CD, data cable, car charger, or any other accessories besides the phone and a battery! Also I would like to use phone as a Bluetooth modem. Have you been able to successfully pair the V3xx as a blue tooth modem? Is much slower from the data cable modem? Thanks!
I've been using this phone for two weeks now. Previously i was using the predecessor, the V3x. Vast improvements over V3x. The SMS is so much faster and the phone itself is so much faster than it's predecessor.
Using this phone as a modem is a breeze. Just install the included Motorola Phone Toolkit. Windows will then detect your phone and install the modem on it's own. You can completely avoid using the silly interface that comes installed with the MPT. You can dial it using Windows directly. However, you have to install the toolkit first. When you go to your modem in control panel, you can see it there. Then build your internet connection against this modem. The HSDPA is cool too! It works wonderfully. I used to hate MOTOROLA phones (been using Nokia for close to two decades), but this model,... changes that perception forever!
Does anyone one know how to use the V3xx as a BT modem on the CINGULAR network? I have a V3 and use the following to connect my PDA and laptop to GPRS dial: *99# username: cingular pass: cingular1 this dials GPRS. Is this the same way to connect the V3xx to the 3G network? Or do you have to dial something else? Thanks any help would be appreciated!
any of you know how many text messages can dis fone keep?
i have the first RAZR V3, and it can only keep maximum 60-70 text messages (sms only, no mms).
can dis fone play wma and wav also?
my friend got dis fone but the next day she dropped it and it broke in half! watever u do dont drop dis fone!!!!
I like the RAZR alot but I think that they should be made a little bit more durrable. I have had and seen many break in half after being dropped and they are kind of expenhsive to be that breakable. I have alos heard they are kind of slow. I think they should get an upgrade.