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Motorola Rival A455 review

4.3/10 AVG.
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4.3/10
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The Motorola Rival A455 currently has an Informr score of 4.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 81 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
2.1"
Camera
2+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Mobile Syrup

The Rival is a great messaging device. The keyboard is nicely spaced out and the keys feel good. The overall weight of the Rival is only 124 grams and measures 50mm x 96.5mm x .100.3mm. The good news about the Rival is that it has a 2.2 inch display with a few touchscreen options (keypad and soft ke...

- Ian Hardy , Mobile Syrup
MobileBurn

The phone is targeted to a youthful audience but is suitable for anyone looking for a phone in its category.

- Marc Lynde, MobileBurn
Phone Scoop

Here you will find a video tour of Motorola Rival.

- Eric M. Zeman, Phone Scoop
CNET

The good: The Motorola Rival offers a slew of multimedia features and good call quality.The bad: The Motorola Rival's navigation controls are poorly designed. Also, it has a lackluster display.The bottom line: Though we like the Motorola Rival's features, its poor design keeps us from recommending i...

- Nicole Lee, CNET
Phonedog

Motorola RivalOverviewWhat’s good: Solid build quality, decent battery life, What’s bad: What’s bad: Spotty reception in areas, screen could use improvement IntroductionIn this age of technology and continuous connectivity, the smartphone market has inevitably dominated the wireless field as of lat...

- Aaron Baker, Phonedog


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Screen Size
2.1"

The Motorola Rival A455's screen size is 2.1 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
2+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 2+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
136 MB

Internal memory is 136 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 8 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
940mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 940 mAh battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 21.5 days standby time.

Rival A455 Specs

Overview
Release date June 15, 2009
Regions available USA, Canada
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
CDMA:
850/1900 MHz
Data:
1xRTT, EV-DO
SIM card size
No
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor
Internal Storage 136 MB
RAM No
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.59 W/kg
Body: 1.49 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 940 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 21.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Slider
Colors Purple, Tin Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 9.7 x 5.0 x 1.9 cm (3.8 x 2 x 0.7 in)
Weight 127 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 2.1 inches
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type QWERTY, Touchscreen
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry No
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 1000
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, AIM, Windows Live
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, BPP, DUN, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 8 GB)
PC Synchronization No
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications No
Brew Applications Yes
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
2+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
Effects, Frames, Self-timer, White balance
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
QVGA (320 x 240 pixels)
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC+, AAC, WMA
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats MPEG-4
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Motorola a455, Motorola Rush 2

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