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Motorola RIZR Z3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 845 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the reliability and portability. The camera and design are also appreciated. Many are negative about the features.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola RIZR Z3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Motorola RIZR Z3

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 13 user reviews of Motorola RIZR Z3 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Motorola Z3 Black Sim Free Mobile PhoneMotorola Z3 Black Sim Free Mobile Phone Motorola Z3 Black Sim Free Mobile Phone

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Amazon.com review summary for Motorola RIZR Z3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 310 user reviews of Motorola RIZR Z3 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

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69% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Motorola RIZR Z3 Unlocked Phone with 2 MP Camera, MP3/Video Player, and MicroSD Slot--International Version with No Warranty (Dark Pearl Blue)Motorola RIZR Z3 Unlocked Phone with 2 MP Camera, MP3/Video Player, and MicroSD Slot--International Version with No Warranty (Black)Motorola RIZR Z3 Cosmic Blue Phone (T-Mobile)

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Motorola RIZR Z3

 

The RIZR marks the Motorola's entry into the world of slider phones, dominated largely by Samsung at the moment. Sliders are nothing new, so what does the RIZR have, to make up for the long absence from this form factor?

The RIZR Z3 has been priced well at Rs. 13,500. It offers the same features as the KRZR K1, but it does it for around Rs. 2,500 less, and it also offers a newer form factor. However, The RIZR is late. Samsung has been making sliders for years and...

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Motorola Rizr Z3

 

Motorola does a slim slider phone well with the attractive and well-performing GSM Rizr Z3.

The Motorola Rizr Z3 has a striking design with a great display and navigation controls. It also offers decent call quality and a pleasing feature set

The Motorola Rizr Z3 has shaky speakerphone quality, and the camera didn't take the best pictures. Also, the microSD card slot is in an inconvenient location

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Motorola Rizr Z6tv ( Verizon Wireless)

 

When Motorola introduced its first slider phone with the Rizr Z3 , the company successfully took its groundbreaking Razr design to the next level. Now the company is offering the Rizr Z6tv, which is essentially the Rizr Z3 with Verizon Wireless' V Cast...

The Motorola Rizr Z6tv has a slick slider design, good call quality, and includes Verizon's V Cast Mobile TV service.

The Motorola Rizr Z6tv lacks some of the features found in the Rizr Z3, and the camera produced disappointing pictures.

The Motorola Rizr Z6tv is an attractive cell phone that delivers good performance and includes live streaming TV.

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Motorola MOTORIZR Z3

 

Motorola's phones have a well-deserved reputation for sharp looks that are usually matched by sharp performance. But Motorola's latest sleek slider, the MOTORIZR Z3, suffers from a couple of counterintuitive user interface problems that mar its...

Thin; compact slider design; 2MP camera w/light; stereo Bluetooth

Counterintuitive music and camera applications; microSD slot behind battery cover; short talk time

this phone is still a solid device with an above average camera.

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Motorola Rizr Z3

 

If you're tired of carrying around a music player, a digital camera, and a cell phone, the Motorola Rizr Z3 can help you consolidate. This midnight-blue cell phone is the slider-style cousin of Motorola's popular Razr. It's available from T-Mobile for...

Screen is easy to see, even outdoors Includes great multimedia functions

Keypad is hard to press Phone is a bit hard to quickly master

Many phones are now three-in-one devices, but the well-thought-out design and easy handling of the Rizr Z3 as a phone, camera, and music player make it a multimedia device I'd be happy to put in my pocket

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MOTORIZR Z3

 

This slider version of the KRZR looks good but doesn't have much new under the hood.

Sleek design with full-sized keyboard • Sharp 2-MP camera • Bundled Roxio multimedia software • Fast Web surfing • Excellent battery life

Some calls didn't connect • Doesn't record video

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Motorola RIZR Z3 review: Sliding Moto

 

Yes, it's true, Motorola have made slider phone with the RAZR looks. Its name is RIZR. The letter-game name still holds true. This is the first Motorola slider for the European and American markets. The Asians are a different story. Considering its big...

great designsolid construction2 megapixel cameramicroSD card slotGPRS Class 12 + EDGE

outdated Motorola UI, only minor interface updatesno Java 3D supportno 3Grecords video in QCIF only

The left side of the phone has 3 buttons to offer: the dual-volume keys and the Voice recorder activating button under them. Besides these buttons, there is an incrusted Motorola sign there

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Motorola Rizr Z3 (black, Unlocked)

 

Ever since it introduced its popular Razr phone, Motorola has done everything it can to capitalize on two trends: thin phones, and a vowel-dropping naming convention. After the Razr and the bizarrely named Krzr, Motorola now gives us the Rizr Z3 (it's...

The Motorola Rizr Z3 has a striking design with a great display and navigation controls. It also offers decent call quality and a pleasing feature set

The Motorola Rizr Z3 has shaky speakerphone quality, and the camera didn't take the best pictures. Also, the microSD card slot is in an inconvenient location

Motorola does a slim slider phone well with the attractive and well-performing GSM Rizr Z3.

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Motorola's MOTORIZR Z3

 

What was once known as the Capri -- the US Motorola team's first 4LTR slider effort , not to be confused with the Korean team's Z -- can now be called the MOTORIZR, and the skinny is, of course, not entirely surprising. The 0.6-inch thick quad-band...

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Motorola RIZR Z3

 

You've met the type. Good looking, appealing, friendly, helpful, and perhaps just a little slow. No, I'm not talking about the guy next door. I'm referring to Motorola's RIZR Z3. This solid cell phone offers good voice quality and a powerful...

Well-built. Good voice quality. Sharp 2-megapixel camera

Sluggish interface and especially WAP browser

Motorola's RIZR Z3 is a solid, reliable midrange phone for T-Mobile with good looks and pretty nice features, as long as you don't expect too much of it.

Product Specifications

Merging an innovative slider design with an impressive feature set, the MOTORIZR delivers a dynamic mobile package for those socially active, on-the-go consumers who demand style, fun and adventure. Uniquely crafted, the MOTORIZR features a thin, narrow slider form factor with familiar finishes, rich housing materials and a multi-modal design for using the phone in both the open and closed positions. Appealing to the senses, this sleek device boasts exceptional imaging, vivid color screen, enhanced music features and global connectivity. By offering the desired functionality in a familiar, easy to use design, the MOTORIZR is the companion for effortless style and entertainment on-the-go. The MOTORIZR features an ultra smooth slider that easily glides open with a subtle push to the elevated lens treatment. Once opened, the MOTORIZR will delight you with the clean look and feel to its large, easy-to-use keypad. Paying attention to even the tiniest of details, the MOTORIZR slides open to reveal an abstract tattoo for an element of pleasant surprise. To take full advantage of the slider and make your life easier, you can do most anything in both the open and closed positions - no need to constantly 'open' the phone. Hidden behind the MOTORIZR's eye-catching design lays a powerful digital camera. Capture images with the integrated 2-megapixel digital camera and high-intensity camera light. With a dedicated side camera key and landscape viewfinder, you can hold it and use it like a digital camera. What could be easier! To really show off the large, colorful display, MOTORIZR features a full screen viewfinder for both photographs and videos. Adding a touch of entertainment to its youthful style, the MOTORIZR is a music-lover's paradise. Experience the ultimate in music portability with the MOTORIZR's built-in music player that supports a variety of music formats. Transfer your digital music collections via USB connection - with up to 1GB of MicroSD available, you can store all your favorites with room for more! To make the experience even better, an optional Bluetooth stereo headset accessory is available for wire-free listening. Crossing foreign territory, the MOTORIZR's quad-band technology allows users to roam seamlessly across countries and continents. With multiple messaging capabilities including MMS and IM, share a picture, file or expression with friends, family or loved ones. Keeping in touch has never been more fun! And with flight-mode, you can now relax with your favorite tunes for hours, making the MOTORIZR your ideal travel companion.

Battery

Standby Time (PB):222hours
Talk Time (PB):195minutes

Cellular

Band:GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband)
Combined with:With digital camera / digital player
Integrated Components:Digital camera / Digital player/Digital camera / Digital player
Phone Form Factor:Slider
Service Provider:Not specified
Technology:GSM
Type:Cellular phone
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice Recorder: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.6in
Height:4.2in
Weight:4.1oz
Width:1.8in

Display

Color Depth:18-bit (262000 Colors)
Diagonal Size:1.9in
Diagonal Size (metric):4.8cm
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:microSD

Header

Manufacturer:Motorola
Model:Z3
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Motorola MOTORIZR

Messaging & Data Services

EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution): Yes
Internet Browser: Yes

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Rose

Optical Sensor

Sensor Resolution:2Megapixel