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Verizon's W385--Don't Make the Mistake I Did


Nov 16, 2007, 3:11 PM
To sum it up in the beginning, choosing the W385 from Verizon gets you a limited version of the Motorola factory model with fewer features.

They don't tell you this when you talk about it to them. There is nothing on the website that tells you this.

For example---There is no "Smart" key on the Verizon W385. I haven't had the time to look further but I'm sure there is more. How do I know this?? Simple...I downloaded the official Motorola W385 manual (available from the Motorola website) and started looking for that Smart key.

To verify this directly with Verizon, contact Mr. Rich Serrano at the Verizon office in downtown Scottsdale, AZ. The office phone number is 480-945-0587, choose option 6, then wait for a live person & ask f...

Feb 27, 2008, 10:38 PM
this is nothing new.... verizon decides what options to include... they overwrite the standard UI on the phone with their own proprietary system.

everyone knows this. with motorolas, I would say it's a benefit. motos suck. itap sucks. drop the M and get an LG. most verizon LG's are exclusive to verizon.... LG doesn't even make a custom UI.. saving money and coming out with phones faster than other handset providers because they MAKE them for the verizon UI.

LG's have come a long way. do your research next time before calling moto corporate.


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