"You'll flee, how this made it, I'm not even sure"0.5 starson by narn3049
Pros: The screen is big when it's not white!
Cons: The battery
I had 5 of these phones, SCREENS WOULD TURN WHITE
Summary: I had multiple issues with these phones, so much so I had 5 of them, 3 given refurbished and 2 new. I kept going back but the answer was always "sir, we will replace it with another Crux phone." I had never been offered a new replacement (different model) so I ended up buying a flip phone and using that flawlessly until my contract was up. I am so glad to be away from this thing!
Some of the problems I faced, which I am sure I'm not alone on:
Has a beautiful touchscreen with a glass fascia. I loved going to the internet, reading texts, etc. on the vibrant screen. Well, the screen would simply go white. It would only get to displaying what it was supposed to when it was in the locked slid position. What is the USE of a phone which is constantly & always frozen and when unlocked just has a white screen. This happened on 3 of the 5
Charging port: Pantech had a good concept going here when they got out of the proprietary jacking system and moved FINALLY to Micro-USB from the aging Pantech Blitz. I loved that my separate cables worked for synchronization of music and such and charging. But after gentle use (I really tried to pull the charger out slowly) the middle part of the port stops working. It doesn't pop off and all looks right until you try to charge the device. 2 batteries and 3 chargers, we're back with still same scenario. The 2 last phones did that.
At the end of this, I learned that I would never buy a CRUX again for any reason (and I repair and work on technology for a living), and that I just could reconnect my old phone and forget the problems of this phone. But for anyone buying it to use, I want to warn, as this was a nightmare for 8 months. Pantech had a good concept here and DID fix a lot of the glitches with the new Hotshot series phones, but the CRUX was a failure at best. I guess they learned from their mistakes. DON'T GET THIS AND AVOID AT ALL COSTS! Thank you for reading and for your time.