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Dec 21, 2003, 3:08 PM

How to get v60s

Happy Holidays!

I saw in one of the previous posts that someone mentioned calling Telesales to get one of the new v60s phones. Do they handle the same new account setups as the Verizon Wireless stores? Anyone have the number to call?

Should all the stores have the v60s in stock on 12/26?

Does VZW offer handset insurance? Is it a good deal or a waste of $$?

Anyone have any idea why they have such a limited quantity & why they won't be selling them after the warehouse supply runs out? Does Motorola still make these phones?

Thanks again!
2 replies
Lurch papa

Dec 17, 2003, 12:46 PM

Verizon vs Competition

In the washington dc area, verison wireless is the best for coverage. Can anyone tell me which service would be next? I am thinking of leaving verizon due to their crapy phone selection and i am just plain tired of wondering when a new good attractive phone is coming out.
14 replies

Dec 19, 2003, 11:20 AM

8900 recall

I just spoke to a Verizon Wireless rep who told me I should return my 8900, they are discontinuing it. She said they are replacing it with the LG 6000, and that it was unlikely they'd update the 8900 and get it back on the shelves. According to her, there are problems with Get It Now connectivity, mobile web and picture messaging on some phones.

This sucks for Verzion. They're back to 1 camera phone, with none coming out soon (except maybe the v810, which probably won't be out till April).
5 replies
Lurch papa

Dec 18, 2003, 12:26 PM

Samsung 530s

Can anyone tell me if this phone has the capability to receive an email w/ a picture and then use that picture as 1. the main wallpaper and 2. the external caller id wallpaper?
8 replies

Dec 19, 2003, 6:29 PM

Attn: Big Boppa

the Motorola V60s will be released Friday 12/26/2003!

Does this phone have a color screen??
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Dec 19, 2003, 4:05 PM

ATTN: Big Poppa

Quick question: I've been a verizon customer for about 18 months, my contract expires in 06/04... my business situation is such that I'm in dire need of a blackberry type device right away. Is there anyway that I can avoid having to pay full retail for a new phone if I get it b/f my contract expires? Don't know if it matters, but my monthly bill is about $150 to $200 -- always paid on time.

Appreciate your input.
4 replies
Big Poppa

Dec 19, 2003, 11:45 AM

New Phone Being released!

the Motorola V60s will be released Friday 12/26/2003!

Here are some of the features!

2-way Speaker phone
animated screensavers
EMS capable (Allows you to send and receive txt messages up to a 1000 character in length)

Will only be offered until inital inventory is depleted! Best bet would be is to call Telesales and order the phone!

Also note this phone does *NOT* support PTT, and will *NOT* be upgradable via software for PTT.

Now see what did I tell you.. We find out about new phones *ONE(1) WEEK* before they come out!!
So please people stop asking for release dates like 4-5 months before hand!
16 replies

Dec 17, 2003, 3:46 PM

Non-PTT v60 for Verizon?

Happy Holidays!
I am getting ready to port my Sprint PCS number to Verizon. My goal is to cut the cord on my home wired phone and go completely wireless.

To accomplish this, I want to get one of the Cellsocket's ( so that I can use my home phones via the cell. Currently, the Cellsocket is only available for Motorola and Nokia phones. It appears that the Nokia models that Verizon offers are not compatible with the Cellsocket so I'm looking at the Motorola phones instead.

The T720 and T730 work with the CellSocket but you lose the capability of using Call waiting and the ability to check your v-mail. The V60 is the only phone that has all the capabilities.

The problem is that Verizon will ONLY sell the phone to...
7 replies

Dec 15, 2003, 12:59 PM

Audiovox 8900 Reviews

I would like to know what people think of the Audiovox 8900. I was looking into getting one.
21 replies

Dec 19, 2003, 10:16 AM

8600 software?

What is the current software for the Audiovox 8600?


Dec 19, 2003, 1:39 AM

Samsung A690

Does anyone know if the new samsung ptt phone is coming in silver? Website only shows in in black, the rep says its going to be silver. Anyone help? Very Happy or anyone know any other ptt phone coming out for verizon? The A60 is horrible.... thanks Rolling Eyes

Dec 18, 2003, 2:12 AM

phone recommendation

I am gonna dump the T720 in January (good riddance to this POS), so I am looking for a new phone. While I enjoy the color screen and think the idea of a camera and Internet are great, what i really want in a phone is great reception, battery life, and a phone that is loud (I find the T720 to be very quiet).

If there is a phone that satisfies my three requests and has the extras (i.e. color, camera) then great but reception, battery life and loudness are the key.

What would be your recommendation?

Thanks so much!
1 replies

Dec 16, 2003, 11:09 AM

Motorola 810 release date??

Anyone from Verizon or anyone else know when they are going to release the Moto 810? This looks like Verizon's only promising phone and it is tri-mode. Any chance it will be out by January???
3 replies

Dec 18, 2003, 1:37 PM

V60P Accessories

Can anyone recommend a good accessory package for the V60P? I just got one and it only comes w/ an a/c charge. I need car charge, home cradle, extra-life battery etc, as well as:

I would like to get the data cable for using phone as modem on Express Networks. I would also like a cable to connect and sync contacts w/ my PC and Outlook. I currently own the TruSync software, can I continue using it w/ the V60P?

Any recommendations for a better contact mgr would be appreciated.

Dec 17, 2003, 9:34 PM

(Future Camea Phones) What Camera Phones may come out in the Future with Verizon?

I really wondering why Verizon only have two camera phones. I'm suppose to buy a camera soon, but before I buy the phone I want to know if anyone have any kind of connection of finding out if Verizon Wireless coming out With any new camera phones any time soon. I heard about the Audiovox CDMA8900 the LG VX6000, and the Samsung SCH-a610 (which hasn't come out yet - I wander whats the hold up). I just wanna know before buying this phone and 2 weeks later a better phone comes out.
I don't know if its true or not, but is VW coming out with motorola camera phone and another audiovox camera phone. I don't if thats true. I heard it through the grape vine.
Thank You!
7 replies

Dec 18, 2003, 10:37 AM

2 Questions

I would like to add my mother to my account. She lives in Wisconsin and I live in Minnesota.

Would I need to purchase the phone here and use a Minnesota area code or purchase the phone there and use a Wisconsin area code?

Also, What is the current software for the Audiovox 8600?

2 replies
Lurch papa

Dec 17, 2003, 8:19 AM service worst phones!

Why does verizon insist on being behind the times on the actual handsets? All i want is a small phone that has good reception. What i really would like is the Audiovox 8600 non color but made by a reliable company. I will take the color and the camera and even the push to talk if they could just get w/ the times and get a good attractive phone! Does anyone have any idea if there are any extra small phones in the pipline???? Rolling Eyes
11 replies

Dec 17, 2003, 11:34 PM

VZ SmartPhone with Palm OS?

What happened to the Kyocera 7135?
It's been pulled... do we have another
replacement?.... Treo 600 maybe?
1 replies

Dec 17, 2003, 4:05 PM


I work for an agent in Ohio, and I have this customer that states that there is a cable that connects from the phone to a computer to transfer pictures. I ordered the mobile office kit, and he says that is not it. Does anyone know of such a device? I have not had any luck.

I know there was a similiar post a couple weeks back.

Dec 17, 2003, 3:50 PM

Can a Telus LG 4600 be made to work with Verizon?

Does anyone know if it is possible to make a Telus LG 4600 work on the Verizon Wireless network? What would have to be done? What features would or would not work?

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