Reviews and Problems with LG Rumor2 / Banter / UX-265
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Crappola in a pretty box with SOME things that work ok
14 September 2012
Summary: The phone sucks. They obviously tried to get a few things right, but then let robotic unaware human testers evaluate the product, which led to no awareness of bi ability to hear the speaker without blasting the entire room.
Pros: 1. Reacts quickly enough,, 2. Bright screen,, 3. REALLY loud speakerphone if wanted,, 4. Buttons on the body, unlike that stupid iPhone design with just the one Home button.
Cons: 1. Speakerphone is TOOOOOOOOO loud even at the lowest setting., 2. LG replaces what you type with capital letters when typing a URL., 3. That stupid smile icon next to the period gets pressed all the time., 4. Backlighting goes OFF
Summary: Ditched AT&T after a storm knocked down a tower and they decided not to replace it, rendering our cell phones at our house useless for the last 4-5 months of the contract. Switched to Virgin based on the no-contract and the cheap unlimited plan. As far as service, these are great. The only places we can't seem to pick up signals are in the remote Midwest (but, AT&T & Sprint don't pick up there either, it's expected) and some of the remote beaches I hit on the East Coast...
Summary: This was my first phone. I did like it a lot. It had texting, internet, a camera, great service plan, no dropped calls, and decent games. Then one day it froze on me and that was it. I tried taking the battery out and turning it on again. The first screen came on (HELLO) and just started flashing. I called VM customer service to help. We tried EVERYTHING to revive it. Nothing worked.
Summary: I made the mistake of buying this phone twice. I really liked the phone. The keyboard is great, easy to use and not too tiny. The screen good too but i had two major problems with this phone: 1) you cannot send picture messages from this phone. it will act like it is sending and then after a while it will give you a fail to send error message. 2) Using the notepad causes this phone to slow down drastically and eventually brick .
Summary: **6 months plus later This phone went downhill dramatically by the 6 month point. It locks up repeatedly and has to be restarted multiple times per day. It's probably a good phone for people who do minimal web surfing, if that's not you get something a little more robust. I'm waiting for black friday to see if I can get a good deal on an Evo, if not I'll buy one anyway. I do not recommend this phone though overall I'm still happy with Virgin.
Excerpt: This Is a horrible phone. I have had it for just over 2 weeks and now I cannot use the "up" Button ( ^ ) and it will randomly start scrolling up. I have kept the phone in good use, and I mean it has only been 2 weeks But over all the phone was nice. but the software sucks.
Summary: An adequate phone from a barely adequate carrier. I have used it for over a year and it has continued to be enough to get by without being great. I bought this phone as a step up from 10 cents a minute NET10. Some features are as advertised, others are not. The alleged data service is horrible. The top positives: 1) The slide-out QWERTY keyboard is awesome. Enough said! 2) Bluetooth. I have tried several devices. All worked.
Excerpt: okay so i was 11 years old when i got it, first phone pretty damn impressed, until i turned 13 at my party some kids steped on it, it was still good, but I cant send picture msgs without it turning off, i like the keyboard and the chat view, its a good phone, but for someone that is welling to spend some dough 0n a good and nice phone, i would NOT recommend this piece of garbage, to something that is techinoal with phones :)
Pros: key board is great,, chat view, EASY TO USE!
Cons: SLOW, ugly in a way, the case things keep falling off
Excerpt: i am not happy with this phone at all, i don't have internet but its a very crappy phone although the battery life is very good for what i do with it it last 3 days tops. Other than the battery life the phone is terrible the pictures are fuzzy and blurry there is no flash so there is no way to take pictures in dim light with out it being shades of grey! i do like the keyboard but the arrow keys could have been something more useful...i don't use them at all.
Excerpt: This phone has way too many flaws!!! It turns off randomly, sometimes freezes when i slide it, i cant seem to recieve picture messages, vibrate is way to low, my ringtone is way too loud even when it is on volume 1, sometimes when i text it puts the letter twice, and the quick text thing is really anoyying!!!!!!!!! i even took it back to the store to see if we can return it or to turn the quick text thing off but they cant even figure it out!!!!
Pros: keyboard, different colour face plates
Cons: quick text, freezes, randomly turns off, ringer too loud (even when on vol. 1), vibrate too low, cant recieve picture messages, no video