"Excellent Phone"4.5 starson by thesplintercell
Pros: faster OS over the V3, memory card capability, 3G technology, ability to play AAC and MP3
Cons: camera not that great, not as many features can be changed as on V3
Summary: overall this phone is a great improvement over the original Razr V3. Battery lasts longer, the OS runs the phone faster, the Bluetooth connectivity is much more solid and quicker to connect. I used to have problems with the V3, but with the V3X, there are no issues. It connects to my computer without fail every time, and with phone tools, i transfer music, pics, etc. without problems. bluetooth is a bit slow for transferring music though.
Although the camera is 2 MP, it is really not that good, so don't buy this phone if you are concerned with picture quality in a phone. it does have 3G technology and can accept transflash, which i think is very cool. the phone's OS is not that refined yet, but motorola has a link that will allow you to update the software on it. it is 'coming soon' on thier web site, but hopefully it will correct minor issues, like the ability to let me play AACs as opposed to just MP3s, and allow me to customize the left/right softkeys as well as the side buttons, which i cannot customize right now. so if i had a 512 MB transflash card, i could load it up with music and use it instead of my ipod on trips. but the included headphones i'm not too crazy about but you have no choice because they connect thru the multi-purpose USB/charger connector on the phone.
the phone i bought is a singapore model, and configured it to work on t-mobile with web access and MMS using t-mobile's phone configurator on thier web site. currently t-mobile runs 2.5G but when they step up to 3G, it will be awesome, you can probably download videos, and speak to your friends family in video mode (there is a camera on the inside when you open the flip, so it faces you while you talk on speakerphone or bluetooth).
this phone is much improved over the V3, and I recommend it to anyone who likes the V3. it is made of plastic instead of metal, which makes it less prone to damaging the electronics if you drop it. it's also got this suave finish, sort of like rubbery feel, makes it look very cool. the keypad is still metal, with a different design illumination. and there's a large strip of blue light near the bottom of the phone that pulses when the phone is charging and when you recieve calls/sms.
open the flip and you'll notice the graphics are really good. i think it uses nvidia technology (not sure if it's a seperate chip).
this phone is what the razr was meant to be.Updated
after having had a chance to mod this phone, the camera resolution got alot better. i think the original carrier's Flex was holding back some of the phones full capabilities. i can now play higher bitrate mp3's and aac's.
i recently dicovered that the Vxxx line of motorola phones can be tweaked in much the same way as any other portable device or PC to your liking. the list of things you can do to these phones is almost limitless, but at the same time complicated and intricate. if you don't know how to 'flex' and 'seem' a motorola, read up on it thoroughly before trying it....