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Motorola W230

alaTest has collected and analyzed 197 reviews of Motorola W230. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the usability and design. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the GPS navigation. Comments about the reliability and screen are mixed.

size, price, portability, design, usability

GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola W230 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 197 reviews)

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Expert review by: Shayne Rana (

Motorola Motoyuva W230


It's great to see mobile phone manufacturers incorporating multiple features into low-end handsets targeted at the entry-level segment. The Motoyuva W230 is a slight upgrade from the previous Motoyuva that was simply a basic radio mobile. The new...

The Bottomline The Motoyuva W230 is an entry-level handset that is simple and easy to use. It costs Rs 3,240, and considering it comes with a decent MP3 player and FM radio with good reception, it's worth it. There are enough basic features, and with...

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Mobile Gazette (

Motorola W230

Jan, 2008

Expert review by: (

Motorola W230


Motorola has recently unveiled a new entry level mobile phone specifically targeted towards the Indian market ??? the Motorola W230. The W230 is part of Motorola's MotoYuva series, which highlights music capabilities more than anything else. It...

The Motorola W230 is overall a well rounded package especially when considering its cheap price. It does what it does with great ability so that it makes up for whatever it lacks.


Consumer review by: yeyuan (

In handset's classical type


Gravity music ability the performance. Motorola W230 has also provided the FM radio, whiles away the time as the ordinary day is practical. Simultaneously also supports the T-flash memory stick, obtains further promotion this aircraft's function, the...

The outward appearance is succinct, classical modelling, entertaining

The moto input method is not too quick, specially the middle five Uygur navigation keys, the middl

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: Jerinxz (

Quick review of Motorola W230


I like motorola, because motorola is strong, high quality, and cheap price. Motorola can compete with other product, because the motorola has a good quality.

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: dwis (

Motorola W230


Radio broadcasts so distinctive value-added. Motorola said that the radio facilities also supports RDS. Headset indeed make us more comfortable to listen to music or radio broadcasts because we do not so disturbed about the sound of, and vice versa, we...

Nice design


Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: yezhanjun043 (

MOTO W230 function characteristic


The MP3 player/supports U plate pattern happy one to grasp - W230 built-in MP3 player, supports the 2G expansion card, lets me enjoy the fashion pleased sound; Supports the U plate pattern, brings many convenient, more happy. The FM stereophonic...

Feel is good

The short note memory quantity are few

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: cakep84 (



Chance to test is the motorola w230, a phone that was desinged to revolutionize this year market. measuring only 111 x 45 x 15 mm and having a weight of only 80 gram, this cell phone makes an interesting too. This phonei s equipped with a 940 mah li...



Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: sinthea143 (

Motorola w230


In my opinion, the W230 goes beyond basic phone features with multiple ways to stay in touch and up to approximately nine hours of talk time1. It can pack up to 500 text messages and phone contacts, and features an enhanced user interface, making it...

slim phone


Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: flamingo3 (

Motorola W230


Motorola W230 Characters disainnya not much different with the motorola W231. Only, the colors that cover just makes the phone look different. The rest, including the exact position of the handsfree port connector and charging holes. Display interface...

Apr, 2009

Product Specifications

Tell the world you've arrived without saying a word. The handy W230 serves up both great mobile phone basics and a fantastic music experience, in a candy bar handset that you can show off with pride. Friendly features on the W230 such as long-lasting battery life, a mighty music player and Motorola's proprietary CrystalTalk audio-enhancing technology gives you a dependable experience. The W230 goes beyond basic phone features with multiple ways to stay in touch and up to approximately nine hours of talk time1. It can pack up to 500 text messages and phone contacts, and features an enhanced user interface, making it easy to create a text with one click. The W230 also offers Hinglish predictive text and regional support for seven African languages. Motorola's CrystalTalk technology enhances each phone call by helping reduce background noises, so calls will be loud and clear. Value and a great music experience come together in true harmony on the W230. Clean lines and a slim design make it extremely pocket-portable and the no-nonsense keypad and large color display are simple to use. The W230 struts its stuff in two pleasing color faceplates, licorice outlined in lustrous silver and dark titanium gray bordered in mandarin, that consumers can interchange at whim. The W230 proves its value even further with music features that keep consumers connected and entertained, including a dedicated music key. Consumers can make their ears dance with both an integrated digital audio player that supports MP3 and other popular formats, and an FM radio with RDS that can be played in stereo through headphones or on the W230's office-quality internal speaker. Store favorite songs on optional removable microSD cards with up to 2GB of memory and download new songs over the air via quick GRPS speeds.2,3


Standby Time (PB):450hours
Talk Time (PB):550minutes
Technology:Lithium ion


Combined with:With digital player / FM radio
Integrated Components:Digital player / FM radio
Phone Form Factor:Monoblock
Service Provider:Not specified
Type:Cellular phone
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice Recorder: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Color Depth:16-bit (65000 colors)
Diagonal Size:1.6in
Diagonal Size (metric):4.1cm
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:microSD


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Motorola

Messaging & Data Services

Internet Browser: Yes


Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: Yes
Reminder: Yes
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