04-07-2007, 01:14 PM
| | Re: VX8300 vs VX8600
> I've had an 8300 for about a year. It's the best phone I've ever had. The
> internal speaker is loud enough that I rarely use the external speakers. The
> signal quality is excellent, to the point that even at home I prefer to use
> my cell over my pots line. I generally keep my phone on a charger in my
> vehicle during working hours, so I'm not to sure about battery life, but
> over the weekends when its not being charged, I'll loose one or two bars on
> the battery. The phone is built well and the only gripe I have is the thin
> plastic battery cover moves around a little when you're holding the phone.
> It's never come off, but I don't like the slight "play" in it
> "Cordata" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> I'm in the process of fleeing Nextel for Verizon and I'm looking for
>> some input on the VX8300 vs the VX8600 from LG. No, I don't want a
>> RAZR or a KRZR. My Nextel is a Motorola, and the new ones just don't
>> seem to have the same quality...
>> My main concerns are battery life, speakerphone quality, and signal
>> quality. From looking at both prones, as far as quality, both phones
>> seem fairly sturdy. Just from a glance, the side-mount speakers of
>> the VX8300 seem like they might pick up debris quicker, but then
>> again, how good is the intenna of the VX8600 compared to the antenna
>> of the VX8300.
>> Since the reviews on the net seem to have some good and bad about
>> both, I was hoping that someone might have some real-world opinions to
i have had several phones over the years starting with a bag phone, thru
the one that looked like a walkie talkie, to pda phones (2) and i now
have a vx8600 and i have to say its the best one to date, great battery
life, good signal strength etc.