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NEC Terrain

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews of NEC Terrain. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and size. The durability and performance also get good views, whereas many are less positive about the screen and reliability. Views about the portability and battery are mixed.

usability, performance, durability, size, design

reliability, screen

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

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Expert review by: Lynn La (cnet.co.uk)

NEC Terrain (AT&T) review

 

Rugged, waterproof, and equipped with a convenient portrait keyboard for all your messaging needs, the NEC Terrain is one device that can handle just about anything.

NEC's waterproof and rugged Terrain features 4G LTE, push-to-talk, and an easy-to-use QWERTY keyboard.

The Terrain is unattractively heavy, runs the dated Android 4.0 OS, and records poor video.

If you want a rugged AT&T handset, pick NEC's sturdy Terrain, but those in search of a more stylish device should consider the pocket-friendly Samsung Rugby Pro.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Rob Pegoraro (itreviews.co.uk)

NEC Terrain (AT&T)

 

The NEC Terrain smartphone is a throwback to the golden age of BlackBerrys, which isn't entirely a compliment.

Putting “ruggedized” high on your shopping list constrains your choices dramatically, but you have a few options. On AT&T, we prefer the Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro, with a much larger screen, a newer version of Android and better upgrade prospects. We...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Lynn La (cnet.com)

NEC Terrain (AT&T) review

 

Rugged, waterproof, and equipped with a convenient portrait keyboard for all your messaging needs, the NEC Terrain is one device that can handle just about anything.

NEC's waterproof and rugged Terrain features 4G LTE, push-to-talk, and an easy-to-use QWERTY keyboard.

The Terrain is unattractively heavy, runs the dated Android 4.0 OS, and records poor video.

If you want a rugged AT&T handset, pick NEC's sturdy Terrain, but those in search of a more stylish device should consider the pocket-friendly Samsung Rugby Pro.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Rob Pegoraro (pcmag.com)

NEC Terrain (AT&T)

 

The NEC Terrain smartphone is a throwback to the golden age of BlackBerrys, which isn't entirely a compliment.

Rugged design. Physical keyboard. Fast LTE. Push-to-talk support.

Tiny, low-res screen. Cramped physical keyboard. Poor cameras. Obsolete version of Android.

Conclusions Putting "ruggedized" high on your shopping list constrains your choices dramatically, but you have a few options. On AT&T, we prefer the Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro , with a much larger screen, a newer version of Android and better upgrade...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Eric M. Zeman (phonescoop.com)

Review: NEC Terrain for AT&T

 

NEC's latest effort for the U.S. market is the Terrain, a rugged Android smartphone that offers push-to-talk and a full QWERTY keyboard. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: LBJH (att.com)

Overpriced Antiquated Telephone

 

Incredible how they can charge so much money for this thing. Most apps I tried to download came up as \

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: Ramtough (att.com)

out dated OS but tough and great call quality

 

I've owned this phone for a year and a half now. The phone is very rugged. This screen maybe small but the text is clear. The keyboard is a little cramped but text fast and even write emails on it. Performance is ok not the best but certainly not the...

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: dndcart2011 (att.com)

Okay features

 

I purchased this cell phone, and truly wished I had stayed with an iPhone. The android system really has no advantage over the OS for iPhone...so basically I have a lesson learned...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Rick989 (att.com)

horrible

 

Android is out of date and you cannot update. Also, the keyboard is horrendous! This phone was so bad it gave me gas pains for 3 days.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: FLreviewer (att.com)

Sturdy, well built.

 

This phone is well built and easy to use. The operating system and the display quality are not the best, but I wanted to have a physical keyboard. There are very few smartphones available with physical keyboards. Overall I am VERY happy with this...

Apr, 2015
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