- Reception and call quality I didn't have cell service, but VoIP was great.
- Display A bit low resolution and small by today's standards, but it's decent and works.
- Battery life webOS phones were never known for fantastic battery life. Expect a day - but depends on usage and configuration.
- Camera Just a camera - not many options. 5 MP - EDoF - Fixed Focus. Has a flash, not to great for today.
- Ease of use A minor learning curve, but I hold webOS as the best out there in fluidity of use and functionality. (no Android though) But not in "pick-up-and-usability"
- Design and form factor A great, beautiful industrial design with nice touches. Keyboard is more usable than it may seem at first. (Use fingernails)
- Portability (size / weight) A small compact device, feels good in the hand.
- Media support Display isn't the best for videos these days. Video format support is very limited. USB disk mode is available though. Music support is good though.
- Durability Although its much improved over its predecessors, the phone's slider isn't the most solid, but it's decent once you get the feel of it.
- Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.) Accessories are available, app selection is in the thousands, but many apps you're looking for probably won't be there.
webOS is great and all (best-in-class notifications, multitasking, definitely not as bad as most people make it out to be.), but has some slowness and bugs, and suffers from lack of app selection.
The Pre 2 is a solid phone, not going to blow away any of today's phones, but it works. And works differently. And for me, that makes all the difference.
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