Excerpt: Gunshots. Fist fights. Fleeing an exploding warehouse on a motorcycle. These are the things I imagine when hearing the word "adventure." Rugged phones from Motorola don’t quite make that list. Nevertheless, Motorola has attempted the impossible with the slim V750 "Adventure.
Pros: Sensible balance of utility and entertainment. Fantastic data speeds via EV-DO Rev A. 1,000 entry phone book stores multiple numbers per entry and postal addresses. 1.6in external LCD makes on-the-go media playback a breeze. Looks and handles like a sleek, non-rugged phone.
Cons: Modestly rugged at best. Push-To-Talk setup is convoluted and clunky. Muddy speakerphone audio at high volumes. Flimsy battery door flies off during impacts. Verizon OS cripples Bluetooth, video message length, and file sharing. Flashless cameras are the stuff of the Dark Ages.
Excerpt: The Motorola v750 Adventure resembles the RAZR in looks, but is designed to run the new and improved push-to-talk service offered by Verizon. This is an important distinction as is opens the marketing doors for many folks who work “in the field” and need to reach associates quickly and without...