Motorola i335 Review
Good review of the i335; thanks. I disagree wholeheartedly with your characterization of and complaints about the Nextel iDEN user interface. The UI may not be new, but the traditional Nextel iDEN UI is by far the most capable and usable of all US wireless carriers. Nextel's Profiles capability is awesome and blows away all other US carriers so-called "profiles". IT is highly configurable and very powerful in comparison to others. The ability to reorder the menues is a very much appreciated capability that most other mobile-phone UI's don't allow (to which you did give credit in your review). Also, the number of customizable buttons is useful and appreciated and in my experience more extensive on Nextel's UI than other carriers' UI's. I am frequently asked to program the new mobile phones of friends & family, covering the gamut of Nextel, Verizon, ATT, T-Mobile, and there is no doubt in my mind that the current Nextel iDEN UI is far more capable, configurable, customizable and useful than any of the other US carriers' UI's. I tried one of Sprint-Nextel's "Hybrid" phones, and one of the primary reasons I turned it back in at the end of the 30-day trial was because the UI is all Sprint, not at all like a normal Nextel iDEN phone, and I hated that Sprint UI. So methinks your characterization of Nextel's iDEN UI is not accurate and/or misinformed.