I recently bought the 6225 despite the somewhat unfavorable reviews I've read. The only worrisome part for me are the complaints re battery life, though it might not matter for me since I'm not a heavy duty user (I dont care if the screen quality isn't great, I dont really care about the camera, and if I want a radio I'll turn on my stereo). Basically I wanted a phone with great form factor and good reception. So if the battery life stinks I'll return it.
So far have noticed: -Reception & voice quality is great -One design flaw in my opinion: the screen saver comes on with nothing but the time displayed. If you've missed a call, it doesn't show it on the screen saver, so if you've walked away from where your phone is & wonder if you... (continues)
the battery from my old 6340i phone physically will fit in the phone ( twice the capacity ) but you have to leave the back off, not a big deal if you use a leather case for it. its the only way i could make it last until 5:00pm