This technical Motorola v170 review is based on a computer analysis of the cell phone's technical specifications, it is not a hands-on review. It outlines its pros and cons so you can make a sound decision.
- Weight: The Motorola v170 has a smaller than average weight, which is usually perceived as a plus. (score: 12/20)
- Technology: The Motorola v170 is compatible with worldwide GSM frequencies which is convenient for overseas travelers. (Note that additional roaming fees from your home carrier generally apply) (score: 7/7)
- Talk Time: 259 minutes of talk time. It is excellent! (score: 20/20)
- Wireless Data System: Bluetooth-enabled, which is an interesting plus. Bluetooth is not really necessary but may be handy if you want to use a wireless headset or transfer data to or from your (Bluetooth-enabled) laptop, for instance. (score: 7/7)
- Stand-by Time: 157 hours of stand-by time. It is about average. (score: 12/20)
- Phone Book: 250 entries. This is sufficient for most people. (score: 12/20)
- Speakerphone: It doesn't seem to boast a speakerphone, which would be useful in some situations. (Find phones with a speakerphone) (score: 0/10)
Overall Score: 70
* Look at these 3 phones. They ranked higher than the Motorola v170:
Sony Ericsson K610im (Score= 137)
Sony Ericsson k610i (Score= 130)
Sony Ericsson V630 (Score= 125)
** Considering that manufacturers do not necessarily detail features in full, some features may be missing. Therefore, the program that generates these technical reviews may yield non-sense results. If you spot a mistake, let me know by email.
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