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Overall user rating

8.7

The overall rating is the average of all user reviews, while the overall alternatives are the ones that has been listed most.

Build quality
9.7
Text input
8.0
Everyday usage
9.7
UI speed
8.7
Camera
7.3
Multimedia
8.7
Internet
9.0
Call quality
8.7
Battery
7.7
Reception
9.7
Display
9.0
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tuminatr posted on Jan 18, 2019, 5:55 PM
Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

8.0

A very cool 2nd phone

tuminatr has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

Overall this is a solid little phone. I have been using it as my primary for about a week and it performs surprisingly well. Most people should use this as a companion phone but I am cheap and did not want to pay the $10 a month. Sim is swappable the fact that the manual says it isn't

Build quality
9.0
Reception
9.0
Call quality
7.0
Internet
8.0
Multimedia
8.0
Camera
5.0
UI speed
9.0
Everyday usage
9.0
Text input
8.0
Display
8.0
Battery
8.0

Pros

  • Its Tiny
  • battery life

Cons

  • camera
  • earpiece
  • no fingerprint scanner
  • no side volume rocker

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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tpchuckles posted on Apr 29, 2019, 8:14 PM
Posts: 0; Member since: Apr 29, 2019

9.0

Great little phone

tpchuckles has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

Verizon recently started selling this as a standalone (and for $200 too!), so I got it. it's microscopic and I love it! Finally an actually pocket-sized phone! It's great if you're as sick as I am of the trend of phones getting bigger and bigger.

now, in downsizing, they did make a few compromises:
no headphone jack, if you care (I still have a dedicated mp3 player, since my music habit will have me killing even the biggest phone's battery)
no physical volume buttons: you need to use the dropdown menu at the top, or power button for screenshots. I don't think this is too difficult to adjust to.
mediocre camera: passable at best in low light, but otherwise okay.
battery life isn't awesome: I suspect this was actually a conscientious decision: it'll last the day if you're not using it a ton (even without "life mode" which is just glorified airplane mode) so if you're buying it for the whole "i need a phone so i can unplug" mentality, battery life should discourage overuse. Even for moderate use though, it'll still last 8 hours-ish, and heavy use (pokemon go for example), it'll last a couple hours. A lot of reviewers are running battery tests by streaming video on wifi and stuff like that, which means they're shocked when it only lasts a few hours, but that's sort of against the philosophy of this phone). I don't buy into that philosophy either personally, although it still gets me through the day, and i don't mind it being plugged in at my desk.
processor: depending on what...  

Build quality
10.0
Reception
10.0
Call quality
10.0
Internet
10.0
Multimedia
9.0
Camera
7.0
UI speed
8.0
Everyday usage
10.0
Text input
8.0
Display
10.0
Battery
7.0

Pros

  • tiny

Cons

  • battery life (barely a con)
  • camera could be better

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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Adolfobt posted on Nov 06, 2018, 2:21 PM
Posts: 4; Member since: Jun 17, 2012

9.0

Great Idea and amazing functionality,

Adolfobt has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

For a companion phone it is amazing. Built Strong and Light and it feels very nice in the hand. Audio is good and battery life is whats expected. Last a good 8 hours of decent use. If your a workout type this phone is for you.

Build quality
10.0
Reception
10.0
Call quality
9.0
Internet
9.0
Multimedia
9.0
Camera
10.0
UI speed
9.0
Everyday usage
10.0
Text input
8.0
Display
9.0
Battery
8.0

Pros

  • Many

Cons

  • Cant think of any

3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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