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Motorola V186

alaTest has collected and analyzed 143 reviews of Motorola V186. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. The screen and durability get critical reviews.

portability, usability, design, size, reliability

durability, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola V186 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Motorola V186


alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Motorola V186 from The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on People are impressed by the reliability. The portability is also mentioned favorably, but reviews are divided on the usability.

portability, reliability

33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Motorola V180 Phone (AT&T)Motorola V180 Phone (AT&T)

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Dan Wu (

Motorola V180 review


The Motorola V180, an otherwise entry-level phone, packs a whopping 12 days of standby time and 7.75 hours of talk time into that little 3.3 ounce case, but we're not sure that's going to be enough to look past its weak 128x128 65k color LCD...

Dec, 2004

Expert review by : Kent German (

Motorola V180 (Unlocked) review: Motorola V180 (Unlocked)


Intro Too often in the world of cell phones, the need for a quality, basic handset gets lost in the shuffle of integrated cameras and other high-end features. The primary purpose of a phone is above all to make calls. If a mobile can't do that well,...

Compact form factor; good call quality; speakerphone; USB capability; instant messaging; world phone; long battery life.

Flimsy plastic construction; slippery keypad and cramped controls; small internal display.

Though we weren't impressed by its design, the Motorola V180 is a quality, basic cell phone.

Nov, 2004

Expert review by : Burt Helm (

Motorola's Unfriendly Cell Phone


The V188 offers crystal-clear calling. But confusing menus turn simple functions and adjustments into difficult chores.

It's no small feat to build a gadget that lets you make and receive phone calls from anywhere. To this day, I'm still amazed that somehow the exact right frequency shooting through the air manages to find my cellular phone and make it ring. But with...

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Mobile Gazette (

Motorola V186


There's no Bluetooth on this phone, nor is their a digital camera. Connectivity to a PC is via a Bluetooth cable only, and in our view the small display isn't great for web browsing. It's a little hard to see Motorola's target market for this as EDGE...

Jan, 2005

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Motorola v180 review


The Motorola V180 is a quality, basic cell phone. One of the best motorola cell phones for the ones who want to keep it simple.

Consumer review (

"Terrible phone, plain and simple"


In the mid 2000s, I had this device and while I thought it was cool, it actually turned out to be a big disappointment. While I liked the phone for its cute size and sound quality during calls, my phone had a problem with the operating system and would...

small, physical buttons

issues with the phone's operating system or programming.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (

Motorola V180


The elegant aspect of the phone by the elegance of the interior. A beautiful display and ring tones, real music, complete the offer. Photos of events or love, or a photo of your favorite artist on the large bright display (128 x 128 65K CSTN). MP3,...

size, reception, voice quality, battery life, simple menus


Apr, 2009

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Quick review of Motorola V180


By far ,I have found many people are useing this phone.After reading this commentary,I think it a good product and want to buy it.

Apr, 2009

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simple, for people who just want a cell phone, period.


      The MOTOROLA V188 Cell Phone is probably one of the simpler phones to use for most of us that just want a cell phone to mainly just talk. Introduced in 1995, this Motorola is very durable, although not indestructable, but, compared to most...

Simple to use, for someone who wants to just use a phone. Great speakers

Little buttons. Sometimes numbers are hard to press and register. T-mobile has problems

Mar, 2009

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Motorola V180


A couple of years now, and my friends are suggesting that I ought to upgrade it. Personally, I don't really see the point. It does everything I want it to do, it makes phone calls, has a fun game and it sends text messages. I don't use it to get on the...



Nov, 2008
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