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Motorola Rival

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of Motorola Rival. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the connectivity. The portability is also appreciated. There are some less positive views about the reception and GPS navigation. Views are divided on the performance.

portability, connectivity

design, screen, camera, GPS navigation, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Motorola Rival is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Motorola Rival


alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Motorola Rival from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on

58% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (

Motorola Rival A455 (Verizon Wireless)


The Motorola Rival has a neat touch screen, but can't match up to its texting competition.

Nice touch-screen dialer. Comfortable keyboard. 3.5mm headphone jack.

So-so RF reception. Poor camera. Some balky buttons.

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Jul, 2009

Expert review by : Nicole Lee (

Motorola Rival review


Motorola has been hard at work lately, introducing new messaging phones. Besides the recent Motorola Clutch and the Motorola Hint , the company also just released the Motorola Rival, available from Verizon Wireless. Offering multimedia features and...

The Motorola Rival offers a slew of multimedia features and good call quality.

The Motorola Rival's navigation controls are poorly designed. Also, it has a lackluster display.

Though we like the Motorola Rival's features, its poor design keeps us from recommending it.

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Joni Blecher (

Motorola Rival


The Motorola Rival is a messaging phone that seems to keep revealing itself with each use. Sure, this Motorola cell phone has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a music player, stereo Bluetooth, and a 2-megapixel camera (standard fare for messaging phones)....

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (

Motorola Rival A455 Review


Just a few years ago it was a rarity to find a Verizon non-smartphone with an integrated QWERTY keyboard, but as time progressed, more messaging devices have been released, mostly by LG and Samsung. It has taken a while, but Motorola is now looking to...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Bright Hub (

Motorola Rival Review


The Motorola Rival may look simple but it has a good number of serviceable features. Learn more about this handset in this article.

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Ian Hardy (

Motorola Rival A455 Video Review


The Motorola Rival is making a grand entrance into Canada and competes with all the other QWERTY devices out there. This was released by TELUS last week and I can see this eventually ending up at their sub-brand Koodo Mobile one day.

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Eric M. Zeman (

Video Tour: Motorola Rival


Here is Phone Scoop's quick take on the new Motorola Rival for Verizon Wireless. Solid hardware and a slight refresh of the Verizon user interface make it a decent messaging pick.

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : LarryGreenberg (

Review: Motorola Rival A455 – Messaging Machine


The Motorola Rival A455 is one of the newest phones to be added to the Verizon Wireless handset lineup. This messaging workhorse gives you instant access to IM style texting, emoticons, a slide out keyboard, and an on screen touch pad right out of the...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Aaron Baker (

Motorola Rival Tin Silver


OverviewWhat's good: Solid build quality, decent battery life, What's bad: What's bad: Spotty reception in areas, screen could use improvement In this age of technology and continuous connectivity, the smartphone market has inevitably dominated the...

Jun, 2009

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Motorola Rival A455


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