Summary: Barely okay phone. Battery life is not great(<2 days in light use), and I am having trouble with the phone locking up when switching to Wi-Fi mode. Speaker not great for music and the volume buttons are too easily pressed by mistake(I think because of where the volume buttons are located in relation to the power button - I think the power button would be better on top instead of the right side).
Summary: only 2 stars because this phone is super cheap. Camera is very poor. Just not worth it to me. I do not reccommend this phone. very cheap, and no good. maybe ok for a person 1St smartphone or something.
Summary: I got this as a $40 deal of the day on Amazon but when it was delivered the device didn't act like a modern phone should. The phone wouldn't operate some basic applications that an Ice Cream Sandwich phone with its specs should. Many apps just got stuck or wouldn't even open. I also had an issue with getting on WiFi after the second day of ownership. I know it was a $40 deal but the device should perform some of the basics, even if at a slower rate.
Excerpt: GREAT FOR READING E-MAILS, PLAYING GAMES,& TEXTING. AFTER 2 MONTHS THE PHONE WILL RANDOMLY REBOOT. AND BEGAN TO JUST FREEZE UP. I HAD TO HAVE THE PHONE COMPLETELY REBOOTED AND THEN RELOAD ALL MY APPS AND SETTINGS. TWICE!!!
Excerpt: I use this product to communicate with my parents from school. It's great to text quickly, use Pandora, and make quick calls, but the calls break up, and the signal is weak. The keyboard is hard to use, as well. Apps either crash or don't load, and this phone freezes literally ALL THE TIME. I'm in the middle of texting my mom and it freezes. It freezes so much, it gets annoying.
Pros: Easy To Use, Good For Texting, Lightweight
Cons: Apps Crash, Awkward Keypad, Drops Calls, FREEZES ALL THE TIME, Freezes Up, Hard To Play Games, Poor Battery Life, Weak Signal
Excerpt: The Event is actually a half decent starter smartphone that has one major drawback...the constant freezing. Don't really understand the cause of this constant freezing as the Hydro, which as a comparable phone, seems to lack the same issues.<br /><br />When it does work, it is great for basic smartphone functions (e-mail, maintaining a calendar, GPS apps, etc.). <br /><br />But then again, the freezing.