First look at the Moto Krave ZN4

First look at the Moto Krave ZN4
One intrepid Verizon user was able to score a Motorola Krave ZN4 before it's official release next week. So far he seems pretty happy with it saying "I am very impressed. Motorola did a great job. Solid fee.  Loud ear speaker. Glass not plastic screen (just like iPhone). Excellent call quality so far. Read text with lid closed. Nice and BIG like v9m." When we asked about the call quality, we were told "Just got off the phone and the call quality is typical Motorola excellence." Regarding texting, he says "I had the dare and this phone is much easier to text with even though the keys are smaller. It is more accurate to the touch. In fact the whole touch screen in general is more accurate. The Dare is somewhat sloppy."

Here are some of the pictures that he posted and agreed that we could use.
source: HoFo. Thanks Azranz!

Outdoor Images taken by the Krave:



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Beautiful... Time to give Motorola another chance!

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Just to be let down again? I don't think I'm that dumb.

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I actually got to tinker around with this device at the VZW store and it rocks!!!! The clear cover that few understand is that its not just some fancy cover...its a working part of the phone. That Moto emblem is the speaker to listen through, and open or closed the clear piece is active. When closed the clear part becomes a touch screen. When open the silver piece is the ear speaker. The technology in the flip cover is clear so thats why it appears to be useless, but if you look real close in the light you can see the technology in the flip, its just clear. The key pad is fully touch screen. It's basically the Moto version of the iPhone. The camera is 2MP, the software is responsive not real laggy, and has Mobile TV. If you want a cool touch screen phone, a fancy flip, but don't want a brick sized iPhone or Dare...get the Moto Krave!

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I'm response #25...I forgot to mention. The size of the phone is good too, not too big. And the phone feels sturdy not flimsy. When you open the flip it feels just like any other flip phone, just clear lol. And yes you can still use the touch feature when closed :)

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I am not sure if all of you forgot about Motorla or something?? I had a Chance to play with this phone and it pretty much a fancy calculator to me. Sure the design is great not to mention the inovative front clear flip with the floating earpeice. But people this is classic Moto. Excellent design HORRIBLE Execution. At first when you hold it your like hey this is cool, look you can touch through the front cover WoW!!! and then you actually try and ues the phne and you realize you want to throw it at the wall!!!! All you people saying lets give Moto another chance...... And saying the touch screen is better on the Krave then the Dare...... People have any of you even held the phone? Try and text on it.......... I would rather not text at all if i had to text on this phone... So yeah i will give Moto its Props on the design but come on its just another glorified paper paperweight, Waiting to be anyore who buys its worst nightmare. Say What you want about it but until they actually make it worth using i am staying very far away!!!!

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How big is the screen?

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How big is the screen in comparison to the Dare & Voyager? Im up for my new every 2 and am considering between the Dare, Voyager, Krave, or wait for the Storm any advice?

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anyone who has this phone, i will like to know if this phone is worth buying..

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Verizon is going to have The KRAVE and The Storm - 2 best phones in the US circa 2009. Hard to choose from. The only inconvenience is watching TV on the Krave- there's no way to watch TV but to hold it in your hand.

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If you can't be away from the TV for a long enough period of time that you just HAVE to have it on your phone, you need to get a life. Smoke some pot and get some friends. Leave your mom's basement and get a life.

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You cannot say verizon has the 2 best phones, simply because the new G1 at T-Mobile w/ Android and the open google interface has to be considered the top phone on the market, or at worst, number 2.

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Why are you complaining wether or not a phone has tv. Some people do leave their house or work alot and like to have something to do while out and about. So your whole argument that people should leave their house and get a life is why they put tv on their phone, cause they do leave their house. So stop bitching cause your razr has a hard time making calls.

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above was directed at post #7

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way to spell genius

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Hope you can use the touch screen through the glass flip, but looks like it would break quickly. If anything maybe VZW will lower the dare when it hits.

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I wouldn't hold your breath. Some of it also depends on whether or not LG will give them a lower price on the Dare. My guess is no.

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The touchscreen is indeed accessible with the flip closed. Certain features can only be "clicked" that way from what I understand. The clear flip looks sick. October 14th is the release date.

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And it's being priced around the Voyager. So cheaper than when VZW still sold the V9m

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this phone looks GREAT! i'd take this over the dare any day. the UI actually looks really nice. (t-mobile should have gotten this. aha dont even get into it with me.) hopefully its replacement will come with a thinner body, bigger screen, 5 mp cam and an EVEN better UI. see, i told everyone, moto's still got it. ;)

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The phone isnt even out and you are looking forward to it's replacement?

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considering how phones roll now a days that shouldn't be to long tho

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haha, i agree. thats funny

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hey does anyone know if you can use the touchscreen without flipping the lid over.

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Yes, you can :)

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u have to text qwerty style with the flip open . i hope no that would suck...

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you can text qwerty style or standard style. It has a sensor to tell if it is on it's side or normal

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but to answer your question #10, you do have to open the lid to text...

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does anyone know if this will still be compatible with the america's choice plan? im guessing no but i hope so..

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That's a good question.... Even if it's not,... get Premium to use all the phone's apps! Why buy this phone if all u're gonna do is call and txt... the Nav is awesome, processor's extremely fast, and it even has Mobile TV!!

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