I had this phone some long time ago and it wouldnt die. My dog burried it in the snow in decemeber and still worked in march after all the snow tawed out. It has also taken a shitter form the wildcat caoster at lake compoucne, been run over by a car, had an a/c unit dropped on it, dropped in the water ice fishing....it simply odes die great phone if all you need it for is calling people lgiht smsing ang druibilty.
They don't make em like they used to...
I've had this phone for about 3 1/2 years now. They really don't make phones like this anymore. The features work great, and I'm the only one I know of my friends with a tip calculator.
My friends all think its the awesomest thing and have dubbed it "the brick" or the "candybar"
I dropped it in a pond once and it still worked fine the next day. It's survived many falls on to concrete and cement. Its pretty indestructable. My friends say that it could survive a nuke.
The battery life is superb, better than anything out there now. Has digital and analog coverage. It lets you know when you're in roaming areas.
My only compaint is that I've stored over 75 text messages and with my contacts the memory is running out.
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Good First-time Phone
This is my first cellphone that was not provided by my workplace and it is a pretty decent phone. The battery life is great, the signal quality is reasonably, and it has a good amount of features. But it is a rather unattractive phone, too. And the build quality just isn't up there with better cell phones (although mine has survived drops and multiple hard knocks). You can't go wrong with this for your first cell phone, though.
Good beginner phone
Kyocera's QCP 2035 is a good, quality beginner phone. It has the features and call quality of some other expensive phones, with a cheap price tag. Easy to use menus, thin, lightweight design, and tri-mode capability make the 2035 a good choice for a first CDMA phone. I'm happy with mine.
Good phone even if enterlevel
I got his phone when I was working for RadioShack, And since then I got a Samsung SCH 3500, The 2035 is a die hard, The samsung has hand a few mechanical problems and hey acted up, while this Kyocera doesn't know the meaning of die. Yeah it is light, yeah it feels flimsy but all in all it is a die hard. Battery life is great, sound quality is good. It get signal everywhere, even at the engine room of a all steel boat. Out of all the phones I have owned (i50sx, i90, SCH-3500 and a A500) this phone keeps going like the energizer bunny. I wish all phones were built to this quality. But if wishes were horses.
toughest phone ever
this was my first cell phone and i wish all the ones since were as good as it, this phone is awsome, its not pretty and not much to it but it can take a beating, it survived me, and my friend one time got mad at her ex-boyfriend and threw her phone into her car window, the window broke but the phone did not.
Oldie but still a Goodie!!!
I have this phone with Sprint PCS service in CT for over 2 years. I see all these great looking phones but I can't bear the thought of giving up my baby. This phone is great, and here's a little story showing it's power. I work in a bank, and while I was INSIDE the Walk-In vault, I got an in-coming call. This vault is secure, air tight (there's an emergency air vent in case anyone gets locked in) and I'm still getting calls!!! I've dropped it more times than I care to think of, and even with newer Sprint phones on the market, this phone's reception is far superior. My sister is on the same plan I'm in, and while her Samsung A600 (beautiful camera phone) is searching for a signal, I still have 3 bars of reception. Granted, the monochrome screen is boring, and the only game is Brick Attack (which doesn't even work right), but as a phone, this is my baby, reliable, can take a physical beating, and I love it!!
loved it when i had it
It has a 4.0 because of the durability it lost 2/1/2 rating because the lack of the features but it was a great tough phone.
Believe it or not this was my first phone that I had ever owned and I really did like the phone and it was durable so dont get me wrong but it was nice and i liked it when i had it
Durable and great features
I have had my Kyocera QCP 2035 for almost 5 years. It is very durable. I have dropped it numerous times on the pavement and even stepped on it accidentally on the cement trying not to drop it!!. I have only had to replace the face plate about once a year and it is still very functional. The impressive thing about the phone book is that it has 2 lines for mailing addresses also which none of the newer phones have. I have 200 names many with home addresses in my phone book. The Sprint store states they did not even know there had been such a thing. GREAT PHONE!!
Classic, solid phone
I've had this phone for over 4 years now, and it's served me well, well enough that it's my only phone (no landline). I use it with Verizon, and I've gotten a decent signal everywhere I've gone, around the country, and out in the middle of nowhere. That said, it's a pretty basic phone, it makes calls and does text messages. It has a web browser too, but I've never used it. Just one little game, nothing fancy. It's a good choice if you just want a cheap simple phone.
Also, battery life esp. talk time is starting to fade nowadays, mostly because of being on almost continuously for 4 years.
Good battery life
Text messaging works well
Tip calculator is handy
Feature set looks a little weak these days
I always thought the stub antenna was a little annoying
Turning off sound is a little clumsy - 8 button presses to switch it to vibrate.