Motorola StarTAC ST7867W - Black (Unlocked) Cellular Phone Reviews

Motorola StarTAC ST7867W - Black (Unlocked) Cellular Phone

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  • Needs a couple of more features

    Aug 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: small size, features
    Cons: bent antenna

    Summary: Motorola has made another great phone. I first decided to give this phone to my mother for mother's day. I figured that the small size would appeal to her by allowing her to keep it in her purse. To my surprise my mother decided to take my used ... read more

  • Great little phone

    Jan 6, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small, light weight, good reception, clear sound
    Cons: No IR port, no PC Link

    Summary: I got this phone about a year and half ago, I spend about three weeks at that time to do my home work before I made my mind on this phone. I was looking for a phone with small size and light weight so I can carry in my pocket without feeling I have a ... read more

  • Nice Phone

    Dec 13, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice little phone
    Cons: Weak antenna; not available any more except through Ebay

    Summary: I currently own 2 of these phones (Sprint) and previously owned 2 of them (Ameritech -- when it was Ameritech), and I own another StarTac (older, Verizon) which is not web capable. Obviously, I like the StarTac! The first reason I wanted a StarTac was ... read more

  • Best Looking Phone of All Time!

    Sep 25, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Stylish, Durable, Reliable, Excellent Built Quality, Name Brand, Tons of Accessories Available.
    Cons: No longer available, Missing Few Features, flimsy Antenna.

    Summary: I am a fan of Motorola's Startac design since the analog ages. Sure, it's not as light nor compact as the V.60 series phones. It doesn't have a ton of feautres commonly seen in phones from other manufacturers. In fact, it's yesterday's technology ... read more

  • My Second StarTAC

    Apr 23, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small, Clear Screen, Long battery life
    Cons: A bit expensive

    Summary: As analog phones went out of style (along with paying 19 cents a minute for poor service) I upgraded my LED screen analog StarTAC to the new blue LCD screen digital StarTAC. The old analog StarTAC left a lot to be desired and the digital ... read more

  • Small easy to carry very good phone

    Apr 11, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small easy to carry (same size as my old pager)
    Cons: none

    Summary: I have used a dozen or so Cell phones over the years, and all things considered, this is my favorite one so far. The sound quality is not quite as good as my old Audiovox (that one had the best sound quality I have heard to date) but this is pretty ... read more

  • A Good Choice for All

    Mar 16, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Dual Band, Long-Lasting Battery, Web-Enabled, High Call Clarity,
    Cons: Flimsy Antenna, Weak Signal in Buildings, Weak Vibrating Alert

    Summary: I purchased my ST7867 three months ago and have been quite satisfied. The main reason I gravitated toward this phone was because of its small profile, as I wanted to wear it on my belt. There is only one caveat about wearing it: the flimsy retractable ... read more

  • looks great now only if i could make a call

    Mar 14, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: looks nice
    Cons: dropped calls, can't make a phone call, numbers too small!

    Summary: My big antequiated phone has been made fun of one too many times so I decided to get this slender modern looking phone what a mistake...once again I should of listened to mom, don't judge a book by it's cover! This phone has a lot of static and it's ... read more

  • startac is teensie tiny.

    Jan 29, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: It's pretty tiny and it jiggles instead of rings if you want that.
    Cons: not the most solid construction. weak reception, drops calls.

    Summary: that's the only thing that i really like about this phone, that it is a bit on the small side. i'm a sucker and a sprint customer, where all phones are a bit junky, where customer service is less of a priority that anything else, etc. so i have gone ... read more

  • small, but not worth the money

    Jan 23, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: small, internet capable
    Cons: VERY PRICEY, poor reception

    Summary: My sister bought this phone about 2 years ago and she has been very happy. I on the other hand have used the phone many times and have not been happy with out, it get very poor reception, and I find it very annoying to open and close the phone all the ... read more

  • Not really getting that much bang for my buck...

    Jan 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Looks cool
    Cons: Never judge a book by its cover

    Summary: Well, picture the scene if you will. A cold autumnal day, the brown leaves trickling to the floor around me, my car broken down. But I'm safe, I'm carrying my startac, and I know that all will be well...or I should however I was wrong... The ... read more

  • Perfect all-in-one device

    Jan 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: EVERYTHING!
    Cons: Fragile Antenna- but can get a new one for $15.00

    Summary: I got the 7867W because of it's small size and top-of-the-line technology. This is a dual-band phone. (i've NEVER been in a place where I couldn't get a signal) Also, the StarTACs have a remarkable reputation for elegance and clarity. The 7867W only ... read more

  • An excellent phone

    Jan 4, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very light, good talk time
    Cons: Did not like the antenna

    Summary: I purchased this phone for both personal and business use. The expanded phone book (99 names, up to 4 #'s per name) is ideal for keeping track of multiple numbers for the same contact. This phone is used with Sprint PCS and I have found that I get ... read more

  • Great Phone

    Dec 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Small, Great Styling
    Cons: May develop creaking sounds

    Summary: I like the Motorola brand. I think the StarTac is one of the best looking phones on the market. When the digital versions came out, I was elated. The display is nicely designed. Sound clarity is great. Since this phone is dual mode, you ... read more

  • A Solid Phone

    Dec 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Dual-band, compact, great battery life.
    Cons: Top-heavy, cluttered display, flimsy attenae.

    Summary: Let's see. The Motorola StarTAC 7867 for SprintPCS was a replacement phone for me. I bought it used to save some money. It was a great idea not only for the price (I saved $90 off the MSRP) but the value of this phone. My experiences with ... read more

  • great phone but...creaky plastics and too high SAR score

    Oct 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great phone from a great manufacturer
    Cons: creaky plastics, high SAR

    Summary: I've always been a Motorola fan ever since the days of my old BRICK, the Motorola 8000. Those were the days when Motorola built phones you could run over with a car and at most end up with a few scratches in the plastic (don't try that trick at ... read more

  • Price drop == done deal

    Oct 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Size, battery life, features
    Cons: Menu difficult to navigate

    Summary: I purchased my StarTac to replace my aging Qualcomm 2700. I had used the phone for about a year, cancelled the service for a year, then reactivated it when I didn't have the money (or need, so I thought) to buy a new phone. The company I consult for ... read more

  • A Wireless That's Not Just a Flashy Toy

    Oct 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: PCS network, CDMA (digital) means better quality of calls, small, advanced features not available on other phones
    Cons: Pricey, internet access not worth it (on any wireless)

    Summary: The Motorola StarTac ST7867 is a phone that reinforces the fact that wireless technology has not become just some new toy for the masses of America. With all the phones, from the pretty, shiny Samsungs to the Nokias with banana peel-like multi-colored ... read more

  • This Is A Great Phone, Unless You Want To Call Somebody.

    Sep 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Dual Band Phone
    Cons: Poor reception.

    Summary: I write most of my reviews on wireless phones and services, as that is what I do to make a living (sell phones, not write reviews.) Most of my reviews talk about the features of the phones, the service, and the quality of the phone, giving an overall ... read more

  • Spock! Are you out of your Vulcan mind?!

    Sep 17, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Size, Weight, Battery Life, Clarity
    Cons: Price, lack of furnished accessories, snap together fit and finish

    Summary: I have been a big fan of Nokia phones for nearly three years. I have owned both a 6160 and 6185. They were rugged, small, had outstanding clarity, and good battery life. However, when I switched to SprintPCS I had to select another brand because ... read more

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