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Motorola XPRT Review

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Motorola XPRT Review
The Motorola XPRT was a solid all-around performer with good call quality and battery life. Users complained of a slight nasal quality but praised its background noise cancellation, rating us an 8/10 overall. To us the callers sounded natural and clear, and the speakerphone is particularly high quality. There was none of the “echo chamber” effect we experienced on the DROID Pro. The battery specs have been bumped as well, from 7 to 8 hours of continuous talk time. In our mixed usage we had no problem getting through a day of above average usage.

The XPRT is the first Motorola CDMA device Sprint has carried in quite some time and marks the beginning of a renewed relationship between the two companies. While it may be an older device on the market, it is a good one and is needed in Sprint’s lineup. Many power users will no doubt choose the HTC EVO 3D or hold out for the upcoming Motorola Photon 4G, but the XPRT gives Sprint a solid phone for enterprise users who want to get away from RIM but still keep the security features a BES offered them. We’d imagine the keyboard, familiar design and good battery life will also land the XPRT in the pocket of many casual BlackBerry owners or first time smartphone buyers.

Software version of the reviewed unit:
Android: 2.2.2, build KRNS-X4-1.1.5

Motorola XPRT Video Review:



Pros

  • Enterprise level security will appeal to the business users
  • Better call quality and battery life
  • Global roaming capability

Cons

  • Keyboard is better than the DROID Pro, but still a bit stiff
  • No visual voicemail
PhoneArena rating:
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posted on 21 Jun 2011, 07:26 1

1. ps (unregistered)


This got 8 and X7 only 5! wtf... And btw security in android is years behind Symbian.

posted on 21 Jun 2011, 14:04 1

4. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


and you really think that's going to bring Nokia out of the hole huh? xD

posted on 21 Jun 2011, 08:08

2. eee (unregistered)


dude i agree but its 2011 and smartphones with 680 mhz processors and 256 ram are thought to be seriously slow and low tech

posted on 21 Jun 2011, 14:06 1

5. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


this has a 1GHz processor, what are you talking about?

posted on 21 Jun 2011, 08:32 1

3. snowgator (Posts: 3276; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


An independent trucker I go to Church with owns the PRO and loves it. I spent an afternoon helping him set it up. Very good phone. While some slam it is as "old", it is not obsolete by any stretch of the imagination. I would not shy away from it in the least if a business first, play second device is what you need. You will need a little patience with the Motorblur UI on first set-up, though.

posted on 21 Jun 2011, 14:08 1

6. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


this is one of the only accurate depictions of Blur i've ever seen in any review, i'm quite satisfied with how that was handled. (:

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 11:47 1

7. motorola boss (unregistered)


Wow;-
this is king of android fons.

posted on 06 Aug 2012, 05:42

8. LilyMotoLover (Posts: 1; Member since: 06 Aug 2012)


This is one of the best reviews I saw. I saw a full spec of Motorola XPRT in Motoask Forum.

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Motorola XPRT

Motorola XPRT

OS: Android 2.3 2.2
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Display3.1 inches, 320 x 480 pixels (186 ppi) TFT
Camera5 megapixels
Hardware
TI OMAP3620, Single core, 1000 MHz
512 MB RAM
Size4.70 x 2.40 x 0.51 inches
(119 x 61 x 13 mm)
5.10 oz  (145 g)
Battery1860 mAh, 9 hours talk time

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