Okay. This phone is soooo stupid in my opinion. It's a waste of a phone. It's features are outdated and are lower than the older 5350. Many people say that the 5350 had problems, but my friend's family has 3 or 4 of them (Sprint had a buy one get one free sale of them a while ago). They ALL work seamlessly, but then are just a little bulky. Comparing the older 5350 with this new VI5225, the 5350 is much better in almost all areas. Let's start with the screen. While the 5225 has a slightly larger screen, it's still STN and had 4,000 colors. The 5350 had a smaller screen, but had 65,000 colors. Believe me, the amount of colors matter alot. I have the Toshiba VM4050 and it has so many colors (262,000 to be exact), and that makes the screen sooo... (continues)
I am an old Sprint User from Way back. I've mostly owned Sanyo's (4000,4500,4700, 4900, 5300, 8100). They have always been able to pick up signal in my apartment when other brands (Samsung, LG, Motorola, etc.)couldn't.
I have previously owned a LG5250. It was an OK phone, but it's main flaws were poor reception vs the sanyos, sound quality was poor and software froze alot.
I had also a LG 5350 like you mentioned, I agree, the 5350 was feature rich. A nice screen, 40 chord ringer, great voice recognition when calling a person from your phone book, 8mb of memory, and a couple of really neat built in games.
But the reception, once again was poor compared to the Sanyo's, the software froze frequently like the lg5250. The 40 chord ri... (continues)