Summary: Physically, we love it. It’s perhaps a bit too wide and we did feel slightly silly using such a huge phone to take photos in public, but it’s different and solid enough that it’s always enjoyable to use. That said, the camera, software and screen aren’t quite as good as the options found on the Galaxy S II, or Xperia Arc, or many HTC models, so unless you’re a huge fan of its physical design there are no particularly killer reasons to actually own it.
Excerpt: The Motorola RAZR has been one of the most popular mainstream cell phones in recent years. Motorola has now beefed up the fliptop to attract an even wider audience, particularly music aficionados. It still isn’t going to blow away your favorite smartphone, but its smooth handling, compact size and added memory capabilities make the MOTORAZR2 V8 a solid competitor.
Pros: Excellent music sound and setup; impressive touchscreen front; easy to use
Cons: Aside from music other features are pretty standard; Expensive without rebates
Summary: The calls with the V8 sounded well, as the it is a typical Motorola-branded handset. The call alert produces moderate volume for standard tunes and above average for mp3 tracks, which allows it to scream out the tune loud enough to make you notice a call even when it is somewhere in clothes; silent alert is about average strength-wise.
Excerpt: is packed with new and richer multimedia experience. RAZR2 V8 cell phone comes complete with 512MB end user memory or 2GB memory, USB 2.0 high speed for fast music file transfers, Windows Media Player for simple music management and a music touch screen on the external display for effortless control. This cellphone comes with dual screen with a screen resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The RAZR2 V8 works over GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900.
Excerpt: The original Motorola RAZR was a real mobile phone design icon, and one of the best selling handsets ever. But now, over four years down the line from its first appearance, can the next generation ultra-slim MOTORAZR2 still turn heads in the same way?
Pros: <p>Sleek slimline design</p><p>Touch sensitive music player controls</p><p>Large, rich external display</p><p>Build quality</p>
Cons: <p>No 3G connectivity</p><p>Limited camera</p><p>No smartphone capability</p><p>Quality materials make it heavy for its size</p>
Excerpt: The Motorola Razr2 V8 manages to keep the critics happy, adding to the original Razr a more robust keypad, navigation that's far more straightforward than on many of its feature-laden rivals, and a huge dual-colour display.