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What was I thinking?


Jan 13, 2009 by Kerplunq

Well I had the razr for 6 months, and in those few months, I found a few flaws with this device.

- Nice design, looks flashy
- Good sound quality
- Nice size display
- Outside display, is a great feature

- Camera sucks on it
- Phone liked to reboot itself.
- If I sent a text and closed the phone before it finishes, the front display would spaz-out and flash the courier name and the the regular screen.
- Dust got under the main screen and you cant get it out.
- The rubber between the number rows, left lines on my main display.
- After about 4 months the main display got weak, had to crank up the back light and cup my hand to read text's once in awhile.
- Phone stopped charging after about 1 month, had to send in for repairs.

I got the phone for free, and to be honest, I think I paid too much for it. I know theres bound to be a lemon, but most ppl I talk to, have a few of the same issues as I do. If your looking for something that looks great, thats about its only real feature.



Nov 16, 2008 by _wishx

I got this phone , and have had it for about a year.

Funny thing, as soon as the warranty expires, the phone is crap.

I have taken very good care of it, but the "1", pound, and star buttons do not work, resulting in not being able to text without sounding like a 2 year old with no punctuation.

I have many dropped calls with this phone,
and others complain that I send about 2-4 of the same texts.

Overall, a decent phone, but cheaply made.
Would not recommend this if you want to stand out in a crowd.

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not even close to being as great as i thought


Jul 20, 2008 by erincopola

this phone pretty much stinks!
the camera is the worst!
the video only lasts 15 seconds (WOW!)
i cant wait to get my new LG Chocolate this christmas! getting rid of this phone = great!

overall, what im saying is....


Razr should be shaved off the market


Jul 20, 2008 by roxie_gurl7879

I'm sorry motorola but your phones are HORRIBLE. I've had had this phone for a year and a half and its been such a nuisance!!!! When i got the phone i thought it was the coolest phone verizon came out with. BIGGEST phone mistake ever!!!!

-Its super slow and my speed dials don't work.
-I have to erase my inbox everyday cause my auto erase NEVER worked even when i got my phone replaced for a 2nd time.
-It randomly freezes when i'm texting so i have to take the battery out.
-The picture quality is not very good.
-I can't have moving backgrounds for my wallpaper
-I got a DROP of water on it and the screen went completely black for 12 hours
-When i replaced it the paint started to melt off it?!?!!!?!
-I never get good signal
-Sometimes my # button stops working, along with the OK button and * button
-It has a weird iTAPEN entry mode for texting instead of WORD. When i want to change my word for texting i have to use the -> arrow to change it instead of using the button
-Ringtones aren't very good(the ones that come with the phone)
-I cant have song ringtones cause my phone saves them to the sounds(comepletely USELESS)
-Wow this list could go on FOREVER

-I dont think that there is anything good with this phone. MOTOROLA did a really bad job designing this phone

Still have it since the release


Jun 8, 2008 by edamon

I bought this phone when it was first released by VZW. It now serves as a back-up/2nd line to my Blackberry 8130 (have had a few phones in between).

The reception on the phone is excellent (I live in an area that can be spotty at times) and the voice quality is great.

Build quality is excellent. The fact it's still in one piece after all these years is a testament to that. It's been dropped quite a few times, but keeps on ticking. The metal body compared to the V3M that replaced it is far better.

End of the day, this is a great phone for when you "need" a phone -- and not something that does 10 other things and a phone is secondary.

I plan on keeping it as a 2nd line for as long as it stays in one piece. Having gone through countless phones over the years, it's the one I've kept the longest and would recommend the highest. You can pick one up on ebay these days for a decent price.

The 8130 (pearl) has seen better days and is going to get swapped for a curve. Before I got into the smartphones and need for email on the go, there isn't a phone out there I'd rather have than the V3C. It just works.

Good Flip Phone


Mar 5, 2008 by motoguy75

I really am not a flip phone person. But I do own one that I used for a while.

Service was originally T-Mobile then unlocked so I could use AT&T.

large display
decent camera
key configuration was good
speaker was actually quite loud
good ringers

as with most flip phones, hinge was a little weak
speakerphone was loud (pro), but seemed to sound a little scratchy

Personally, this would be a good backup phone for me, but i prefer bar style phones



Jan 5, 2008 by keller1359

I have the verizon wireless plan and I bought this phone when it first came out a few years ago. Last year I started looking to upgrade because my battery started going bad. The problem is I couldn't find a phone with a reasonable price with more features than this one. In the last year (since I've been looking), the only phones that are reasonable with added features are the LG EnV, Motorola Q, and the Blackberry Pearl. My friend has a Q and hates it. My daughter just got the EnV and loves it, but I think it's too fat to talk on comfortably. I don't know anyone with the Blackberry, so I can't really say. However, these phones seem too cumbersome. If anyone has a Blackberry Pearl, let me know what you think about it.

Motorola Does it again


Oct 30, 2007 by LatinoHeat101

The phone is so thin that it falls out of my hand constantly. becareful when you open it because it might just snap in half. if you like spending your time waiting for things to load and glitches this is your type of phone. it is not water proof. Do not try shaving with it either. again it is not water proof. the name is very misleading.

Was A good phone...


Oct 5, 2007 by smills

Well it's time for an upgrade so i'll submit the old review for this guy

1. good UI
2. good camera

1.slow to load
2. low battery life
3.breaks kind of easily( I dropped it once or twice and the smartkey broke)

so in the end it is an average phone but not the best choice.

Thin and Weak


Sep 6, 2007 by mexretroshore

1. Thin

1. Terrible signal strength.
2. Godawful menu design.
3. Limited customizations (thanks Verizon).

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