Though the Type-V is far from pretty, it has a perverse appeal.
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The Type-V's volume rocker is located on its right side.
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From the rear, the Type-V's unusual design elements are clearly visible.
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The Type-V is too big for most pockets, so it's better carried in a bag.
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The Type-V's controls are flat with the surface of the phone and rather slippery.
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Though the Type-V is on the hefty side, it has a comfortable and solid feel in the hand.
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The Type-V's camera lens and flash sit above its external display.
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The Type-V's bumper protects it from falls to the ground.
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The Type-V's battery cover lock protects the phone's vital innards from water damage when submerged.
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