Summary: I work in the commercal fishing industry in Alaska and I subject my Quantico to alot of rain, wind, and even fish slime... on occations. It has excellent battery life, can be dropped on occation and rings loud enough for me to hear in noisy situations.
Excerpt: I'll give it to motorola that this is a tough phone. My problem is that this is the FOURTH one I have had. Everyone that I have had, after a few months, begins to stop deleting all of the texts.
Pros: tough phone
Cons: software problems that even motorola can't figure out
Excerpt: A few weeks ago, my wife's birthday present to me was to "upgrade" my cellphone from the tiny Nokia I've used for several years, to the Motorola W845. Perhaps Motorola should have redesignated the phones when they were temporarily removed from the retail market, because the software changes seem to...
Pros: Rugged, resistant to shock, dirt and weather, huge talk and standby times, USB charging and file transfer, great *.mp3 output fidelity to earphones, camera access is easy and photo quality is good. Speakerphone feature works well. Large keys can even be used with gloves.
Cons: Poor display visibility in direct sunlight: screens have to be shaded.
Excerpt: I got this phone a month ago and in one weekend i was taking it back because the battery wouldnt stay charge up for 14hrs for me at work all day so they gave me another phone just like it and its better but still not where i think it should be or what i am use to with my old phone.
Excerpt: I bought this phone back in January, I am a pipeliner. I have dropped my phone in the water, washed it. dropped it and it just bounces. This is a great phone, I would recommend this phone for anyone guy out there that works for a living.
Excerpt: i have the phone for around 25 days like the rugged style good ringers loud,i am having a problem with getting incoming calls This is not signal problem.My son got him one and we call each other in same room his phone picks up his incoming callls but nine does not.Still working to find the problem...
Pros: not all phones sre made alikew hen it comes right down to it.
Excerpt: I do allot of work outside and not usually in the most friendly conditions i got this phone about 2 weeks ago my first durable phone since the dinosaur Nextel bricks It is definitely a waterproof phone I've dropped it in the snow quite a few times and in a horse toff it still works just fine the...
Excerpt: I too have found that the phone will lock up while using applications. The 5.8 hour battery talk time is a little exaggerated in my opinion (had a Samsung rated @ 4.0 that lasted longer than this) Also experiencing missed phone calls too. Beautiful phone though.
Summary: I am on the U.S.Cellular network and I am also having the same issue with not receiving some calls. It is so intermittant that I cannot really put my finger on it, but it seems that there is an issue with the receive side of things. Perhaps they scimped to meet the projected price point? U.S.