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Sanyo Taho

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 reviews of Sanyo Taho. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the price and performance are on the whole positive. The design and durability are also appreciated, but many are critical about the screen and portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sanyo Taho is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Sanyo Taho from The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers are impressed by the price and sound. The performance and durability also get good reviews, but some have doubts about the screen and portability.

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42% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sanyo Taho Phone (Sprint)Sanyo Taho Phone (Sprint)

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Jamie Lendino (

Sanyo Taho (Sprint)


Sprint's Sanyo Taho is rugged enough to survive being run over by a car, but it lacks push-to-talk.

Extra-rugged design. Loud speakerphone. Can be run over by a car several times.

Poor reception. No push-to-talk.

Rugged Testing and Conclusions Since this is a rugged phone, I did some "rugged" testing. First, I ran the phone under a faucet for over a minute, with the handset flipped open and turned on. I made sure to get water everywhere. Next, I brought it...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Kent German (

Sanyo Taho (Sprint) review: Sanyo Taho (Sprint)


Sanyo is no stranger to rugged phones, so we weren't surprised when it announced its durable Taho for Sprint . We're still unsure exactly how to pronounce it--is it Tay-ho or Tah-ho?--but the handset offers a serviceable feature set in a design that...

The Sanyo Taho has a durable design and easy-to-use controls. The feature set is functional, and call quality was mostly satisfying.

The Sanyo Taho has a 2.5mm headset jack. Voice quality was distorted at the higher volume levels, and the speakerphone wasn't the best.

The Sanyo Taho gets big points for its rugged and simple design. Voice quality had a few issues, but it should be agreeable for most people.

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Sydney Myers (

Sanyo Taho Review by Sydney


When Sprint acquired Nextel, the company inherited a long line of rugged devices. Just recently, however, Sprint partnered with Sanyo and decided to release their own rugged device, the Sanyo Taho

Rugged device; 2 megapixel camera with flash; large buttons for easy pressing

Not as durable as expected; poor battery performance; no Direct Connect feature that is available on most Sprint/Nextel rugged phones

After testing out the Sanyo Taho, I'm somewhat disappointed by the features and performance. It wasn't quite as durable as I would have expected and I wish it had more features for those who are outdoors than what it ships with, perhaps a compass or...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Eric M. Zeman (

Review: Sanyo Taho


Sanyo kicks out a ruggedized flip phone for Sprint in the Taho. It boasts mil-spec toughness, but entry-level features. Find out if this is the phone for you in Phone Scoop's full review.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Sydney Myers (

Sanyo Taho Review | PhoneDog


The Taho is a new rugged device for Sprint. It meets military standards and is water, dust, shock, and wind resistant. Not only that, but it also sports a 2 megapixel camera with a flash. In testing, it wasn't as durable as other rugged phones we've...

Consumer review by: Bridget (

sanyo Taho by Kyocera


This phone is very SENSITIVE! You must be very careful with the direct connect button when taking it out of your pocket or purse. Other wise the phone is very durable and the functions are okay.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: mike (

sanyo Taho by Kyocera


Only had phone a few days but so far I'm pleased. Sound quality better than some people advertised. My only complaint is that its bigger than I expected, I'm not a texter. I have a computer for email and surfing the web so all in all I'm pleased and I...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Ken Mark (

sanyo Taho by Kyocera


Sound quality is horrible on direct connect. Cannot understand other callers and they cannot understand me. Phone sound is ok, nothing exceptional.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Judy Blair (

sanyo Taho by Kyocera


I am 100% dissatisfied with the product and service rendered by and Sprint. I should not have ordered on line as I did not have the chance to visually review the products. I sent the first phone, Samsung Trender, back at a shipping cost...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Ms. Me (

sanyo Taho by Kyocera


This phone is pretty solid. I just wish a few things were different like not having to pull up the symbols menu just to use a punctuation mark; that should have been programmed into the '1' button. Overall, I have no complaints about this phone right...

Sep, 2011
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