Last year Motorola released the V600 gaining
widespread fame following a simple formula; building a
state-of-the-art clamshell with well-rounded features packaged
in a conservative clean design.
Going on to have a lifespan of well over a
year when the industry retires most phones in a matter of
months, Motorola now hopes the achieve the same popularity with
a successor, the newly released V635.
Making significant improvements over the now
outdated V600, the V635 leverages the power of its
1.23-megapixel camera for 8X digital zooming, EDGE for
high-speed transfer rates, and quad-band functionality for
global roaming capabilities.
Encased in a conservative metallic shell, the
V635 offers a sophisticated feel uncompromised by unnecessary
flash. Retaining similar design traits from the V600, the V635
weighs 134 g and measures 89 x 49 x 25 mm when closed; a bit
larger than average phones on the market.
a 96 x 80 external screen, the 4K-color front panel displays
time, signal and battery strength, phone status information, and
even messages to notify users of incoming calls. Adjacent to the
LCD, the lens and flash to a 1.23-megapixel camera peeks out,
able to capture images at up to 1280 x 960 px in resolution.
Removing the front cover reveals a TransFlash
memory card slot (with microSD adapter) underneath for
A Smart Key along the left side performs
operations by predicting likely actions to follow, such as
selecting a menu item after it has been highlighted. Nearby,
Volume Keys adjust earpiece and ringer volumes during calls and
On the right side, functions to record
messages and initiate voice dialing are activated via a
conveniently placed Voice Key.
Incorporated within the top edge, a 2.5 mm
jack is used for wired handsfree access, while a USB-capable
data port is hidden beneath a rubber cap.
The charger is plugged into the Connector Port
on the bottom, along with optional accessory attachments that
may be purchased.
Opened, a 176 x 220 px 65K-color screen is
revealed; positioned above a 5-way navigation keypad surrounded
by Send, Menu, Camera, Power / End, and Left and Right soft
keys. Well designed, a numeric keypad utilizes iTAP predictive
text to provide quick and convenient text messaging.
Out of the box, the Motorola V635 comes with a
standard 780 mAh Li-Ion battery, travel charger, hands-free
stereo headset, 16 MB TransFlash memory card, microSD adaptor,
USB cable, software CD, and user manual.