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Anonymous
July 6, 2005 6:53:51 PM

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It's now on the VZW website, as well as a new Motorola press release.
Anyone obtain one yet? Any updates compared to the V710? Aside from VCast,
I would imagine there would be minor software updates. Thanks!
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Anonymous
July 6, 2005 6:53:52 PM

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"Charles C. Shyu" <charles_shyu@nymc.edu> wrote in message
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> It's now on the VZW website, as well as a new Motorola press release.
> Anyone obtain one yet? Any updates compared to the V710? Aside from
VCast,
> I would imagine there would be minor software updates. Thanks!

I bought one July 4th. With the "new every two" plan, my phone was free.

I haven't had a chance to try the Bluetooth or other capabilities, yet.
It's a solid phone, a little on the heavy side. It has excellent
reception -- it gives me a solid signal where my LG6000 (which, in itself,
wasn't a bad phone) did not. The speaker phone is very good. Sound quality
is excellent and plenty loud -- even with my bad ear. The display is nice
though, like all contemporary Verizon phones, far too heavy on the cutsy GUI
junk (first "personalization" thing I did was specify "text" instead of
"icons" for the menuing. It has a nice, loud ring/

I haven't tried either still photos or video -- I have no interest in
either.

According to Howard Forums, many of the same seem edits that worked on the
V710 work on the E815, including one that will enable DUN (though there are
other reports of DUN working out of the box).

I've ordered Mobile Phone Tools and a data cable. I'll probably pick up a
Bluetooth headset later this week. I'll report back if anyone's interested.


> --
> Charles C. Shyu
> http://home.earthlink.net/~shyuc/shyu.html
>
>
Anonymous
July 6, 2005 7:07:42 PM

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Charles C. Shyu wrote:
> It's now on the VZW website, as well as a new Motorola press release.
> Anyone obtain one yet? Any updates compared to the V710? Aside from VCast,
> I would imagine there would be minor software updates. Thanks!


I got one yesterday....

Like it so far...even got it to do the DUN which Verizon said it couldnt
do. Now I need to sit back and wait for the hacks so I can get edit
my pics, sounds, etc... from my computer via bluetooth.

If you have anymore questions...just post and ill respond
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Anonymous
July 6, 2005 11:20:09 PM

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Free????
They wanted $99 from me.
Any hints as to how you got it free?


"PTravel" <ptravel@travelersvideo.com> wrote in message
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> I bought one July 4th. With the "new every two" plan, my phone was free.
>
July 6, 2005 11:31:59 PM

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On Wed, 06 Jul 2005 14:53:51 GMT, Charles C. Shyu wrote:

> It's now on the VZW website, as well as a new Motorola press release.
> Anyone obtain one yet? Any updates compared to the V710? Aside from VCast,
> I would imagine there would be minor software updates. Thanks!

I have the V710 and really like it. Main difference: E815 has no Analog
capability (V710 does have analog). Try them both ... unless you want
VCast for an additional monthly fee, I don't see any reason to not choose
the V710 over the E815.
Anonymous
July 7, 2005 1:34:54 AM

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"Nate" <nrooke@gmail.com> wrote in message
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> I got one yesterday....
>
> Like it so far...even got it to do the DUN which Verizon said it couldnt
> do. Now I need to sit back and wait for the hacks so I can get edit my
> pics, sounds, etc... from my computer via bluetooth.
>
> If you have anymore questions...just post and ill respond

Anyone go from a V710 to the E815? I'd like to transfer my phone book, WITH
the associated pics to the new phone. Ideally, I'd also like to transfer
all my saved text messages to the new phone. Basically, I want everything
in my old phone in the new one (yeah, I know I'm dreaming)...
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Charles C. Shyu
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Anonymous
July 7, 2005 10:06:57 AM

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"Richard Ness" <richard.no@gamn.spam.nessnet.com> wrote in message
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> Free????
> They wanted $99 from me.
> Any hints as to how you got it free?

Actually, I think their computer may have screwed up. It was supposed to be
$50 + $27 for taxes, but with a $50 rebate, dropping the price to just the
taxes. When I was rung up, the computer charged me just the taxes, no
rebate necessary.

Are you sure the $99 was on the "new every two" plan, with a 2 year
contract?

My salesman was kind of out-of-it -- very unfamiliar with the phone,
Bluetooth, etc. Maybe I got a bargain? ;) 

>
>
> "PTravel" <ptravel@travelersvideo.com> wrote in message
> news:3j2lf9Fnq0e7U1@individual.net...
>
>> I bought one July 4th. With the "new every two" plan, my phone was free.
>>
>
>
Anonymous
July 31, 2005 2:39:45 AM

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The E815 adds EVDO and like all EVDO phones it has no analog. It's just
going to be a fact of the future Analog is leaving. So if you want EVDO you
have to give up analog. But my V710 hasn't gone to Analog once since I have
owned it. Verizon has really upgraded their network in the Boston/New
England Area and I'd say Analog is a pretty rare thing today. Typically
around here now its either no signal or digital and analog not much analog
only like it was a few years ago.

"Jim" <jim@none.no> wrote in message
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> On Wed, 06 Jul 2005 14:53:51 GMT, Charles C. Shyu wrote:
>
>> It's now on the VZW website, as well as a new Motorola press release.
>> Anyone obtain one yet? Any updates compared to the V710? Aside from
>> VCast,
>> I would imagine there would be minor software updates. Thanks!
>
> I have the V710 and really like it. Main difference: E815 has no Analog
> capability (V710 does have analog). Try them both ... unless you want
> VCast for an additional monthly fee, I don't see any reason to not choose
> the V710 over the E815.
>
Anonymous
August 13, 2005 1:00:33 PM

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John Mullaney wrote:
> The E815 adds EVDO and like all EVDO phones it has no analog. It's just
> going to be a fact of the future Analog is leaving. So if you want EVDO you
> have to give up analog. But my V710 hasn't gone to Analog once since I have
> owned it. Verizon has really upgraded their network in the Boston/New
> England Area and I'd say Analog is a pretty rare thing today. Typically
> around here now its either no signal or digital and analog not much analog
> only like it was a few years ago.

But it is a different story in the West. I spent some time on the
Eastern side of the Sierra Mountains in California, and my phone was in
analog a LOT of the time, partly due to the high-gain antenna on my car
connected to the very sensitive V710 being able to access cell sites
beyond the CDMA distance limit. The debug screen showed the phone trying
to register on a CDMA system (with a good quality signal), failing, and
falling back to a strong analog signal.
!