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5.9
10 reviews
  • Reception and call quality
    8.0
  • Display
    5.0
  • Battery life
    6.0
  • Camera
  • Ease of use
    8.5
  • Design and form factor
    8.5
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    9.0
  • Media support
    5.5
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)
    4.0

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9.0
thesailingboss thesailingboss

Loved this phone. The keys had the perfect amount of click to them, and the click wheel worked flawlessly. Great music support, only missing 3.5 mm headphone jack.

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1.0
thelivingrobot thelivingrobot

I was so excited for this phone prerelease, and bought one right after they came out. I loved it at first, but our love was short lived. The phone got buggier and buggier, the capacitive touch panel got less and less sensitive. Eventually it just stopped working all together. I replaced it with a...

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7.0
iamjasonburkett iamjasonburkett

I had this phone and also the chocolate 2 for about a 3 to 4 year period. I must say that this phone was extremely durable for me. After many drops and I even dropped it in a pool and after I dried the phone out it still worked. I loved how small and compact it was. For a regular form factor...

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9.0
avclayton avclayton

It's not exactly cutting-edge, it doesn't have a touchscreen, it scratches if you look at it sideways. But I love my Chocolate. I've had terrible luck with cell phones, and this little thing has lasted me over two years with no sign of throwing in the towel. The camera (1.3mpx)...

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7.0
adamtw adamtw

I've used this phone (the VX8550) for almost 2 years now, and first and foremost, it works. Audio quality is good, I don't get many dropped calls, and the battery STILL lasts almost 4 days for my typical usage. It takes pictures as well as you can expect from the specs, and the...

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5.0
Bobalatate Bobalatate

This compact slider features backlit red capacitive touch buttons on the face of the phone. These buttons are the downfall of the phone, making it difficult to use. They often don't register touches. So, a simple task such as editing a contact can become an effort in futility as you press...

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7.0
MikeG MikeG

I liked the phone for the most part, but found that the audio level was not enough to pump sound into my car stereo Aux input, even after cranking up the volume of the phone and the stereo's input level. I would not count any of the features something to buy it for, including the camera as...

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4.0
Semokite Semokite

The Chocolate 1 broke on me about 3 times and I got it replaced under warranty every time..The last time, they upgraded me to a Chocolate 2 for free and it's only broke about 2 times. This phone is terribly fragile. It's very easy to end calls and do other random things with your face...

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