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Motorola Renegade V950 Review

Motorola Renegade V950

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:55

1. (unregistered)

the battery life issue is an easy fix, but its going to cost you and make the phone a bit thicker. Motorola already makes an extended battery, the BK 10. All the consumer is waiting for is the extended battery door, which should be along soon. Why motorola doesnt just issue extended batteries I dont know.

posted on 22 Nov 2008, 20:53

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Motorola really should have done a better job with the battery specs, I will grant you that. However, there is a way to improve the situation without getting the thicker battery. If you do not use PTT you should ask Sprint to turn that feature off (setting on your phone that requires the unlock code, so Sprint will need to do this). Once this is done, turn the phone off for 30 seconds. Then turn it back on. Your battery life will be DRAMATICALLY better. This change will deactivate PTT but will leave the data settings in place. Your battery will last considerably longer. Enjoy!

posted on 25 Nov 2008, 15:20

3. (unregistered)

That is great to know. Excuse my ignorance but does this change the signal reception at all for sprint? Cheers.

posted on 27 Nov 2008, 23:12

4. (unregistered)

No, this will NOT affect the signal characteristics at all.

posted on 07 May 2009, 10:52

5. bbold2 (Posts: 17; Member since: 30 Dec 2008)

i have this phone i like it a lot even though i've only had it for about 2 days. i actually traded the instinct s30 in under the 30 days for it.. i have to say i missed having a flip, granted little more time consuming to text but all in all its a great phone, have 2 agree the batt is not that great i may get the extended battery. all in all great phone, i hope i don't get some of the issues ive read on sprints reviews. but i like it so far.. great signal strength

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PhoneArena rating:
Display2.2 inches, 240 x 320 pixels (182 ppi) TFT
Camera2 megapixels
Size4.10 x 2.10 x 0.66 inches
(104 x 53 x 17 mm)
4.16 oz  (118 g)
Battery1100 mAh, 4 hours talk time

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