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Motorola i833 review

4.8/10 AVG.
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4.8/10
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The Motorola i833 currently has an Informr score of 4.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 4 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
Unknown
Camera
No



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Motorola released the i833 on April 1, 2005.


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Motorola backs up the i833 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
Unknown

The Motorola i833's screen size is Unknown with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
No

This model has no built-in camera. Sorry, no selfies.

Storage
No

Internal memory is No. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
Unknown

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 2.5 days standby time.

Motorola i833 Specs

Overview
Release date April 1, 2005
Regions available No
Networks
iDEN
SIM card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System
Processor
Internal Storage No
RAM No
ROM No
Digital compass No
Flightmode No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.4 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Car Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity No
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 2.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Flip
Colors Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 8.5 x 4.5 x 2.0 cm (3.3 x 1.8 x 0.8 in)
Weight 112 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Stub
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 65k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size Unknown
3D No
Secondary Display LCD
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 600
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client No
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) Yes
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Unknown
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs
WiFi No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
Expansion Slot Info
PC Synchronization No
TV Out Unknown
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Dual lens
No
Zoom
No
Flash
-
Additional Rear Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback No
Audio Formats No
Radio -
Video Playback No
Video Playback Formats No
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm No
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator No
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Yes
Apps
Included Software / Apps -
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Nice legs, shame about the battery

Don't judge a cell phone by it's cover. Too many people have been sucked in by the pretentious Italian name (Pininfarina) and the race car styling. The battery life is horrendous. I've spent the last two weeks aranging to have replacement batteries delivered. (I manage all the cell phones in a corpora...More
Don't judge a cell phone by it's cover. Too many people have been sucked in by the pretentious Italian name (Pininfarina) and the race car styling. The battery life is horrendous. I've spent the last two weeks aranging to have replacement batteries delivered. (I manage all the cell phones in a corporate environment) I have been hoping that it's just a battery issue but it's beginning to look like the phone just sucks up the power. Also, the coating is very fragile and will begin to chip/peel after about a month. A couple other quirks: the antenna breaks off easily, the color display is easily blemished, the battery cover plate often fits very loosly. In short, this phone has has negative value. It's component parts are worth more then the assembled phone itself. Absolutely not recommended. Less

Nice legs, shame about the battery

Don't judge a cell phone by it's cover. Too many people have been sucked in by the pretentious Italian name (Pininfarina) and the race car styling. The battery life is horrendous. I've spent the last two weeks aranging to have replacement batteries delivered. (I manage all the cell phones in a corpora...More
Don't judge a cell phone by it's cover. Too many people have been sucked in by the pretentious Italian name (Pininfarina) and the race car styling. The battery life is horrendous. I've spent the last two weeks aranging to have replacement batteries delivered. (I manage all the cell phones in a corporate environment) I have been hoping that it's just a battery issue but it's beginning to look like the phone just sucks up the power. Also, the coating is very fragile and will begin to chip/peel after about a month. A couple other quirks: the antenna breaks off easily, the color display is easily blemished, the battery cover plate often fits very loosly. In short, this phone has has negative value. It's component parts are worth more then the assembled phone itself. Absolutely not recommended. Less

Not very reliable.

This thing is a battery hog. Unfortunatly the extended battery is not available by Telus. You nee a special door that only nextel offers. I have had various technical problems with this phone... Mostly signal related and about half a dozen bad batteries. I do not recomend this phone to anyone.

iDen's finest

The design lines are fabulous and it doesn't look like anything else the iDen phones offer. In this day and age of cams and mp3 compatability, it's nice to have just a phone. Speakerphone is loud and clear. Battery life sucks however. Hopefully an extended option will be available soon.
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