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LG VX8300 or Chocolate?

by mishmosh328 / September 14, 2006 6:05 AM PDT

Any major preferences between the two? Thanks!

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8300 or Chocolate?
by MrsMonday / September 15, 2006 1:05 AM PDT

Depends on the type of phone you want first.
I love the candy bar type phone but (Verizon who I switched to) are very very very limited with these. I finally chose the LG VX8100- this was back in Feb. '06 and still getting used to the flip. So it really depends on your preference --a flip phone vs Candy bar type before you start comparing the features and functions of each phone. I like the fact I can add my tunes to the phone with my Mini-SD 1gb card.

Go to a store and test them out if you are unfamiliar with either one. Which one is more comfortable to your ear and in your hand? I would like to change to the Chocolate but I would have to pay premium to do so. I get bored of cell phones about 6 months into it.
Good luck and let us know which you choose!

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Dont buy the chocolate....
by goober111 / September 19, 2006 12:48 PM PDT
In reply to: 8300 or Chocolate?

Unless you dont mind having to charge your phone twice a day. I got the chocolate a month ago, and after 3 days, the battery started completely draining a full charge at random. Also even with VERY light use I had to charge the phone as soon as I left work every day. Verizon said "of course it drains the battery if you send text messages while listening to music". So I brought the new phone in a week after I got it to complain, and they said I had a bad battery & gave me the heavy duty as a replacement.
Well that lasted 5 days or so, then right back to the same thing. So I went back again and they said the only other thing they could do was give me a new unit. So I took it, brought it home, charged it fully. And after 12 hours of sitting ilde in standby with a 2 minute call in the middle the 'brand new phone' had lost half its battery.
So back to the verizon store for a 3rd time. Now they started getting offensive, asking everything I do with my phone and telling me that I text too much and thats my problem (not true). So I demanded my money back so I could get another phone. A clerk went to "ask a manager what could be done". At least 2 hours and 3 managers later, I was given a "special favor" and granted a 1 time only refund.
Which I used to get the VX8300. No complaints here. This one has a flash for the camera (not on the chocolate). As I type this its tuesday night, and last time I charged this phone was saturday night. With HEAVY texting and listening to music for 3 days, has only used half my battery.
Another big complaint about chocolate is the music player. It DOSENT REMEMBER THE ORDER OF SONGS ON AN ALBUM!!! I thought that was half the point of digital music.
Thanks for reading this. I hope I can save someone from my trouble.

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