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IF - If only it worked as good as it looks and feels

 

Sep 1, 2007 by notreo4me

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2 thumbs down

 

Aug 9, 2007 by Racerthecat2003

Okay, so I just got my treo yesterday the 755p is better then some however the treo 750 is a far better phone I sould have stuck with at&t

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A great paperweight

 

Aug 9, 2007 by matty2000nj

I was so excited to get this phone, and now I can't wait to get rid of it. Palm released this phone too quick. I have Sprint service because they are extremely reasonable with the pricing for their Data plan and voice service. I had the 700WX, so I know some of the problems are just Palm glitches. This phone freezes on me and resets itself almost once every day. The email also doesn't work with web-based email like hotmail. If you're used to IE, then you're not going to like Blazer either. The Blue tooth doesn't work very well and it's not compatible with alot of headsets. Make sure you're absolutely certain that you're earpiece is compatible.

Pro's
Google Maps installed on phone
easy to sync with computer
easy desktop
no antenna
keyboard easy to use
easy to change sounds

Con's
Freezes and resets quite often
Internet browser stinks
charger plug wears quickly
doesn't work well with Microsoft programs
can't look at websites with flash in it

If you're using Sprint, hope you don't need any service from them. Their customer service is terrible. It took me 12 hours on the phone to get an upgrade from the 700WX. Make sure you take the insurance for the phone as well. I was getting it replaced and had 2 visits to the store already. They can't even program the replacement phone.

I see alot of good reviews of this phone, so I may very well be one of the unlucky ones. Check other phones before buying this one.

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Please read before you buy

 

Nov 24, 2007 by treouser111

*BUY REPLACEMENT INSURANCE FROM YOUR CARRIER IF YOU BUY THIS SMARTPHONE*

I agree with the good reviews on the 755, but I feel that I need let you know that the dreaded 650 failed headset plug issue does exist with the 755p. Palm, unfortunately, has not completely corrected the problem. It has happened to me. My phone is now useless unless I use a wired headset. Bluetooth no longer works. No speakerphone. Volumecare's Headset Bypass does not fix the problem on the 755p. It's only 6 weeks old, and very gently used.

I did not buy insurance from Sprint, so I now have to either pay their retail repair dept. $35 for what I would consider a dubious job, or send it back to Palm (2 week turnaround) to employ the warranty. Not cool if you're a business traveler. Either way, the phone has a flaw that I'm sure will return with a repaired/replaced unit.

I only rated the phone 0.0 to get your attention. Get the insurance!!!

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