Pros Good Texting phone, easy to use navigation
Cons Freezes, turns off, no longer holds its charge, constantly having to plug itin or turn it off then back on
Summary I loved this phone in the beginning, couldnt understand why everyone else hated it so pastionately. After a half a year of use, the phone started turning off randomly. A friend of mine who's good with phones told it me it was because the batterys are loose in the casing.
It also collected many scratches, and while im not the most gracefull person, this phone is easily scratched. I have noticed that on all of the Xenons i've seen, the back becomes unshiny from use, its dull and doesnt look sharp anymore.
The phone is a smudge machine! What makes it worse is that its a touch phone.
The shortcuts bar on the side of the screen, thats a half circle with an arrow? The icons started disappearing. I would use them one day, then the next they would just be gone! It was ridiculous.
After a year of use now, the phone is dying constantly, I have to plug it in every two hours. The talk time is now at 5 minutes till the battery dies and texting is about an hour and a half.
While the messaging system is great, the phone freezes if your sending and recieving messages a lot. So if your a big texter like me, i wouldnt reccomend this phone.
Over all, my experience could have been better, I guess it depends on the phone that is sent to you, cause i have some friends who dont have any problems with it. But i dont thinks its worth the risk unless your getting the phone for free.
Pros Excellent for texting. Very durable. Long lasting battery. Lasted through 2 twelve year olds. Dropped on concrete and still functioned normally. Expandable memory. Great picture quality. Roomy keyboard. Love the features. Loud speaker system. Got wet and
Cons This phone did has occasional freezes, but removing the battery worked every time. Call clarity on the other users end was bad after about 2 years of use.
Summary I think this is a great phone, especially for big time texters or anyone who wants a back up without sacrificing too much luxury.
Pros Great slide out keyboard, lots of features, great menu layout.
Cons Too easily scratched, lcd screen cracks easily, phone freezes sometimes while texting
Summary The xenon is pretty sweet. It has a lot of great features and even though the touch screen took some getting used to, it responded well. I also loved the menu layout. The home screen only has icons that are always used: dialer, contacts, messaging, and the full menu. I loved that it didn't have a TV icon, or a web browser icon or something I wouldn't use.
The main problem for this phone is the lack of durability. For one, it is too easily scratched, and two, I've had to replace the LCD screen twice due to it cracking. This is ridiculous for that to happen to someone who is relatively easy on their phone. Even if the phone is dropped a foot onto carpet, it can damage the screen.
I loved this phone. And I would definitely buy it again if it was less fragile. If you are relatively hard on phones, do not purchase this one.
Pros -Taking Pictures
Cons -Not many apps
-Ringtones only 20 secs.
*Must be MP3
Pros Easy to navigate keyboard, better than the neon and did exactly what I needed it to.
Cons Didn't stand up well to abuse, keyboard started to go early on.
Summary All in all I liked this phone, it was easy to use, the keyboard layout was logical and the screen was easy to read. But it didn't stand up well to occasional abuse. I'm really bad about dropping my phones, but they never fall far, I'm short. I've had cheaper phones that withstood abuse a lot better. This thing is a scratch magnet and after getting dropped (while in a padded protective case) once it started freezing every time I sent or received a message. If the xenon was reintroduced in a slightly more rugged version I'd buy it again.