Excerpt: A rugged and reliable phone - but then it spends most of its time switched off until I need to make a call. It does lack enough memory but then why am I keeping stuff in the memory. My grandson says the ring tones are naff, but then am I bothered? I serves me for my basic needs.
Excerpt: I have had a yellow phillips savvy for almost 3 years now. overall, i have been very happy with it except it is now too outdated it weighs a lot and the antenna seems to take a lot of the room.
Excerpt: If you want just a phone this is ideal. I had a motorola phone before this one and never really got to know it well. When I bought this one it was love at first sight. It is so simple to use. If you understand green to go, red to stop then you can use this phone.
Excerpt: Good Points: cheap and cheerful Bad Points: battery charge life and intermitant battery display (does this mean my sim is about to be zapped? it is how the last one went!) also 'Contact your dealer' message which means they've zapped your sim and then the faulty phone diagnosis and O2 to Philips...
Excerpt: I bought a Philips C12 two years ago to use for emergencies only. Since purchasing the phone I have not used more than £50 credit that is how little it has been used yet for no reason it has lost its network connection and re-registering it has the result that you get the message no network...
Excerpt: I am sorry to say this but the Philips Savvy C12 must be the worst phone ever built. Yes, that's right even worse than the Motorola 'Brick' I just don't know how people can have the bottle to go into the shop and purchase one of these phones. I would be far, far too embarrased!
Excerpt: I bought my C12 a three or so years ago - the yellow one, as above. It's still giving sterling service, and the £10 every quarter (£40 a year) pay-as-you-go contract has cost me a grand total of £50.
Excerpt: I had a philips savy for over a year and although its not the best of phones, it did what i needed it to do. There was no trouble with incoming or out going calls and texting was easy and simple. The philips savy has many useful features.
Excerpt: Everyone has one now - mobiles have sweeped the country and suddenly before you know it, your teenager wants one!! Obviously at some point you will probably get one, but your mind is running with worries:- What if I fork out a lot of money for something that will just be broken?