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Orange Rio / ZTE Rio

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1473 reviews of Orange Rio / ZTE Rio. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and portability. The design and price also get good feedback, but there are some mixed views about the camera and screen. Many are less positive about the reception and sound.

usability, price, design, portability, durability

size, battery, performance, sound, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Orange Rio / ZTE Rio is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Orange Rio / ZTE Rio


alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Orange Rio / ZTE Rio from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on People really like the camera. The usability also gets good views.

price, usability, camera

93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Feb, 2020

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Orange Rio (ZTE-G X991)


Orange's latest own branded messaging phone costs just £55, but does it deliver the goods?

Sturdy design, Impressive keyboard, Good call quality

Slow browser, No Wi-Fi or 3G support, Doesn't support push email

Feb, 2011

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Orange Rio review -


Great combination of QWERTY keyboard and touch-screen for fluid navigation, intuitive calling and texting apps, compact home-screen with app shortcuts and widgets

Mediocre camera, have to pay to use Windows Live Messenger

Feb, 2012

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Editor's Review of the Rio 2


The Orange Rio II sports a 2.4-inch touchscreen and a full QWERTY keypad, making it a great cut-price alternative to the BlackBerry Bold 9900

Jun, 2011

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well worth a look !


i got this phone to replace my blackberry and i cant beleve all the features it has for the money,i can still get all my emails and go online but no messenger, still not the end of the world.also dont have to pay my blackberry services anymore so more...

Jan, 2012

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Going to make my sons Christmas


I found it very hard to find this phone, after talking to one of the staff who explained that I could get it through asda direct I came straight home and ordered it straight away with no problem. I've looked through the phone and it's ideal for my son....

Dec, 2011

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good value


it was cheaper than anywhere else and its what my daughter wanted

Dec, 2011

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excellent purchase


purchased for 12 yr old great value and quality.

Nov, 2011

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small and simple


Bought this phone for my teenage son, its a really nice phone in a similar style as the blackberry it has a nice screen and its easy to use, the only down side is that the buttons on the key pad are a bit on the small side.

Nov, 2011

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Poor quality poduct


Very disapointed with this phone. Very difficult to turn on/off. Poorly written manuals.

Nov, 2011

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Very bad screen when the screen is on a lighter Colour it looks blurry regret buying it !

Mar, 2011

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