Excerpt: If Sony hadn’t already used the appellation, the Sanyo SCP-2700 could easily be called “My First Cellphone.” For just $30 (after the usual discounts and rebates), your pre-teen or tween gets a barebones, but stylish candybar phone with a full QWERTY keyboard and all the non-verbal communications options necessary – but little else.
Conclusion: With its great messaging interface and affordable pricing, the Sanyo SCP-2700 offers excellent bang for your buck.
Pros: The Sanyo SCP-2700 is slim and lightweight, with a great keyboard and an easy-to-use interface. It offers extensive messaging support, including support for corporate e-mail. It's also very affordable.
Cons: The Sanyo SCP-2700 has poor photo quality, and the e-mail syncing could be improved.
Conclusion: Performance and Conclusion Call quality was decent, and battery life is rated at a respectable 4.8 hours. Callers said we sounded a bit distant, rating us at a 7 out of 10. On our end they sounded pretty loud and clear, and while it wasn’t perfect we had no real gripes. Overall we feel the Sanyo SCP-2700 is a solid, basic phone. The call quality is good, the keyboard is better than it feels and the price could be lower, but not much. Still, we think Sanyo could have...
Pros: Good price, Better than it feels keyboard
Cons: Non-compelling, Build quality is suspect, Design limits the audience