View Full Version : Motorola Charm released at TELUS

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08-17-2010, 09:12 PM

YouTube - TELUS Motorola Charm Quick Overview - MobileSyrup.com

TELUS has again released another Android device… the Motorola Charm comes with OS Android 2.1, a 2.8-inch touchscreen display (resolution of 320×280), WiFi, 3.0 megapixel camera with autofocus Motorola's Motoblur and video, can hold up to 32GB with a microSD card.

The phone will launch for $249.99 with no contract, $199 with a 1 year contract, $149 with a 2 year contract, and $29 for a 3 year!

Source: Motorola Charm now available at TELUS | MobileSyrup.com (http://mobilesyrup.com/2010/08/17/motorola-charm-now-available-at-telus/)

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11-08-2010, 12:34 AM
Picked one up for $0 at the local Telus store. Took the phone back and browbeat them into a replacement as the first one has serious issues with crashes and lock ups.

Then again so does the second one, just less so.

The phone is a handy size, and really does more or less just what I need, but it has a LOT of issues. Check out the user forums at Motorola (https://supportforums.motorola.com/community/motoblur-android/charm?view=overview) for starters.

It crashes - lots. It locks up - lots. It suddenly decides that the SIM card had been removed - lots. As often as not these require you to pull the battery and reset the phone - not a good thing.

Battery life is about as pathetic as any phone in the last ten years -a day with luck and light usage.