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Review: Motorola SLVR L6 (Black) Mobile Phone
Published by CorpoAlert
05-09-2006
Cool Review: Motorola SLVR L6 (Black) Mobile Phone

Hello Friends,

Here's my review on my Motorola SLVR L6(Black), a very first one. The below review gives an easy knowledge about L6. Anyway, hope I have done my best.



Key features
are
  • Thin design
  • Small size and weight
  • Reasonable price
  • Good battery life
  • Bluetooth
Main disadvantages are
  • Slower reactions
  • Poor display
  • Limited internal memory
  • Only VGA camera


Let me give you small intoduction to this mobile
  • Network - GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900
  • Size - Dimensions 113 x 49 x 10.9 mm, 56 cc
  • Weight - 86 g
  • Display - CSTN, 65K colors
  • Size - 128 x 160 pixels
  • Ringtones - Polyphonic (24 channels), MP3
  • Customization - WallPaper, Ringtones Download
  • Vibration - Yes
  • Phonebook - 500 entries, Photo call
  • Call records - 10 dialed, 10 received, 10 missed calls
  • Card slot - No - 10 MB shared memory
  • GPRS - Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
  • HSCSD - No
  • EDGE - No
  • 3G - No
  • WLAN - No
  • Bluetooth - Yes, v1.2
  • Infrared port - No
  • USB - Yes, miniUSB
  • Features - SMS, EMS, MMS, Instant Messaging
  • Browser - WAP 2.0/xHTML
  • Games - Yes + downloadable
  • Colors - Silver
  • Camera - VGA, 640x480 pixels, video
  • Extras
    • - Push to Talk
    • - T9
    • - Calendar
    • - Currency converter
    • - Calculator
    • - Stopwatch
    • - Built-in handsfree
  • Battery - Standard battery, Li-Ion 820 mAh
  • Stand-by - Up to 345 h
  • Talk time - Up to 5 h 50 min
  • Package Included :
    • Handset
    • Battery
    • Charger
    • Headset
    • USB Connecting Wires
    • Manual(actually a useless manual). It includes very less information.
Now Tracking on the Phone

GPRS Problem :-

I would like to point out a very important error it has for GPRS users. It has a capacity of 10 different setting for GPRS of which 7 are preloaded from HUTCH, IDEA, AIRTEL.

This preloade settings cannot be deleted but can be edited, without editing their names. Hence leaving 3 vaccant entries for us, so tht other subscriber like Bsnl, Idea, etc can use it.

Now here all the problem begin.

I was a BSNL subscriber and not knowing which settings to download, I downloaded all the four settings available on the internet. When I received the fourth setting, the mobile refused to store it. And when I tried to delete the settings received by BSNL, I found a lock near their names and was unable to delete them as there was no such option.


SMSes Trouble :-

Now regarding SMS, it has a major error for those who need delivery reports. The delivery reports cannot be set to ON by default, you need to set it to on for every message.

And just like other Motorola handsets, it is good while reading a lot of SMS, as you donít need to exit and re-enter to read the next message but on the contrary, just press the down button when the message comes to an end and continue.

But I noticed a bug here too. I donít know whether this was only for my one, but the error was that while reading SMS continuously, if you press the UP button, it SOMETIMES comes to the main screen, I donít know why?

Mainscreen :-

Oh Yes! Main screen, how can I forget that, it does not support animated wallpapers (a great setback for young stylish users like us).I think everything else regarding it is good enough, it has time, date, signal strength, GPRS, java, phone line etc indicators.

Voice Dial :-

One more error that I noticed was regarding the voice dial. When you voice command to dial a number, it does not dial a number while just takes u to the contact and then u need to dial it(just by pressing the dial button).

Slower :-

The major draw-back is its slow response to keys, especially for those who type SMS fast. The response is more slow, when its screen is turned off (automatically to save battery) and you on it again.So many drawback,which could have been improved but....

Video Recorder :-

Another major drawback is Video Recorder. The recorder dont have inbuilt sound recorder,hence making a bit uncomfort. Also Lag of FM is quite noticable

Exortica :-

Damn ***y looking side which are very slim and the black pannel looks cool. It has a good speaker, good ringtone profiles, and a special facility to lock the phone with a password while still receiving calls ( its similar to Nokiaís keypad lock password but here you need do it manually, it cannot be done automatically).

The templates used in MMS are also cool, and the Motorola ringtone(Hello Moto) is good as it starts with a good.

Hey I also noticed something new in this phone i.e. PTT(Push to Talk) !! According to the manual, it says that the phone can work like a walkie. You just need to enter the phone number of a PTT subscriber and press the PTT button and speak your message. The person at the other end will hear ur message and if he wants to reply he can speak back. Now I would like to have some cool downloads for my cell, especially applications and games.

So here I go.....

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Dark Star (06-09-2006)
  #1  
By Dark Star on 06-09-2006, 02:00 AM
Thumbs up

It would be better if u proovided space bt them but its ur first one so keep up the gud work .Reped

Wait reped thanked and rated the thread
Last edited by bakuryu; 06-09-2006 at 11:04 AM..
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By X-Caliber on 06-09-2006, 03:31 PM
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It would be better if u proovided space
Well initially i had...kept space between the main topics..but when i saved it it disappeared. Well.n to sunit...I hope in this manner u will post ur next review.
Not like wht u did it before.
My appologize to the added images from my side...But tht was mandatory i guess..so try u upload images...if possible, speciallly when u r reviewing about hardware.

@ all the members
Stop using "......"
It tookead about an hour + to rectify this post. So better post ur review in tidy manner, not as if u r writting a letter to ur girl friend

Final words :
The review was nice, Keep the good work
Last edited by X-Caliber; 06-09-2006 at 03:36 PM..
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By bakuryu on 06-09-2006, 03:43 PM
good work ymhatre !!!! I was actually more impressed with your work rather than the original review.

Anyways, friend_sunit, your review was good, but next time make it more presentable
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  #4  
By Dark Star on 07-09-2006, 01:11 AM
@ MODS could u provide a heading like review moto l6 ... bold big letters it would increase the beauty
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  #5  
By Strider on 07-09-2006, 04:54 AM
A great review. I love to have this phone. But L7 is lot better.
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  #6  
By Night_virus on 07-09-2006, 05:48 AM
L7 is LOTTTTTTTTT better than it,
But thts nice release by MOTOROLA.
Last edited by Night_virus; 27-01-2007 at 07:40 AM..
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  #7  
By CorpoAlert on 08-09-2006, 05:52 AM
Hey ymhatre, firstly i would like to thank you for making the post look so cool,
and secondly i noticed some mistakes here, Please rectify them.
1) No USB connecters have been supplied with the package
2)MP3- I tried to load one, but recieved an error saying unsupported format.
3) It is available in three colours-silver, black and pink

Lastly, thanks again for making the post cool, especially for the pics and the next time i post a review, i wil try to make it the best. Thankz
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By Xtra on 08-09-2006, 01:10 PM
Awsome phone. How can they make it that thin!!! But the overall size of the phone is a bit more.
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By Night_virus on 08-09-2006, 03:09 PM
Its Just amazing phone for them who's Jeans is too tight [Joking]
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