"Do not get...reception unacceptable"0.5 starson by cnetfanboy
Pros: Really looked functional with Virgin Mobile's good pricing...should have been a winner!
Cons: Reception!!!!!!!!!!! Read the hundreds and thousands of complaints
Summary: Not sure if everyone giving glowing reviews ever has seen one of these.
Do not get this phone unless Motorola fixes reception! I had the Truimph next to my old Sprint phone driving around the city. While I often went to full bars (95% of the time) with the Sprint phone (same coverage towers!), only once, driving around KC did I see the Triumph go to even three bars. Calls that I made sounded muffled (as the other callers told me).
At the busiest highway intersection in KC, where the other phone was at full bars, the Triumph was at two bars (90 dBm). Within a mile of the intersection I was at one bar (112dBm - horrible). Looking at Sprint's online coverage map it should be "best coverage".
I have never seen anything but "0" for the ASU (which is also bad).
There are a couple other quirks but reception is the deal killer...no need to go further.
I think Sprint had to get a good phone for Virgin Mobile and decided to cripple it so everyone wouldn't leave Sprint for this new phone and VM's lower prices.
It is a unacceptable! Going to return it.