Telstra Tough T90 mobile phone

A rugged mobile phone designed to take a beating

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Ray.

4.0

1

Pros
Rugged.
Cons
Smallish screen.
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As Macka in an earlier post I bought a T90 when they first came out, installed full car kit and big stick antenna onto my fourbie. This phone has never let me down, the big stick sucks in weak signals in fringe areas. Also use it when working on site, have dropped it many times, it's had a couple of dunkings while I wrestle with lures in Eucumbene, dropped from scaffold and bounced it's
way down stair cases.

bob

5.0

2

Pros
everything
Cons
nothing
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Just because it called a telstra tough doen't mean that you can throw it off yor roof and run it over and expect it to still work. Its a phone not tank.

Paul

0.0

3

Pros
Not this phone
Cons
This phone
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Very tentatively signed up to a 2 year contract due to past dealings with Telstra. Thought this phone may be useful. Less than two weeks later got a light splash whilst fishing and that was the end of it. Telstra had a look at it and said "TOUGH". Useless! Still paying for it 18 months later.

Robert

1.0

4

Pros
Fairly Rugged
Cons
Reliability
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I am on my second "Telstra Tough T54" after returning the first one. The salesman said that it was tough and would pick up a signal better than my currrent phone in the rural location in which I live. I returned it after it repetedly cut out during calls and failed to pick up a signal in the areas where my former phone never missed a beat. The first call I made on the replacement phone dropped out! Enough said!! I would be keen to know what my replacement/refund rights are.

liam neeson

4.5

5

Pros
my large member
Cons
janice dickinson
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well what can i say? its not larger than my mangina but its tough. great for a long hot shag with some stupid fashion model. and then you can take pictures of the devastaion afterwards. if you manipulate it the correct way it turns in to a surprisingly entertaining fingerbox. fun for all the family.

john

2.5

6

Pros
hard to break
Cons
reception
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its got some problem with locking into limited reception mode, the broadband part was slowwwwwwww (i never use it really)

chris

0.0

7

Pros
NIL
Cons
this is crap
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Turns off on a regular basis, however serves well as a paperweight.S..T PHONE BUT JUST HAVE TO PAY IT OFF TO REPLACE IT

Macka

3.5

8

Pros
can't seem to kill it
Cons
it's no fashion statement
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I've had one of these since they first came out and never had any trouble with it, it's copped an absolute hiding and although it now looks a bit of a wreck, it still works.
I'm a known phone killer and have been known to destroy phones in very short time. This phone has lasted much longer than any others I've had.
For ease of use the buttons could be bigger as could the screen but then the whole phone would be huge so then it would be a bugger to carry around. So it's a compromise that I deal with, it's not suited to everyone but I can't complain.

Bob

0.0

9

Pros
The sun
Cons
Telstra Tough T90
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Worst phone I've ever owned, screen too small, cant see the screen outside, texting is difficult to say the least, cant alter on screen text size or colours.
Hate it.

Adam

0.0

10

Pros
?
Cons
?
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my phone always turns itself off without notice.

michael

0.0

11

Pros
anything but a t90
Cons
t90
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i am taking back my t90 tomorrow after the second one they replaced also is shutting off.two other workmates also have a t90 and are having the same problem.

scott

0.0

12

Pros
nothing
Cons
the phone is crap
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if the phone heats up in your pocket it will turn off & you can't turn it back on until the battery is completely cold. It does not always read the sim card, so you have to remove & reinstall.The last time i did this the pins that read the sim took a big slice out f the sim deeming it useless...all in all it is a piece of crap, WORST Nokia I have ever had

Andy

0.0

13

Pros
My pecker
Cons
T90
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An absolute piece of garbage (word starting with S and ending in T that has 4 letters), worst phone ever made. Would not use it to wipe my arsehole. Hopeless is the best way to describe this throughly forgetable excue for a phone.

Neville

0.0

14

Pros
Any other phone
Cons
T90
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Worst phone I have ever had the displeasure of using. Would not recommend it to anyone, unless you really dislike the person. It locks up, it goes dead and to start again you have to remove the battery. A throughly shocking phone.

Abert Kirky

0.0

15

Pros
tough 2
Cons
t90
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The t90 is a pathetic excuse for a phone. Turns off on a regular basis, however serves well as a paperweight. The sight of this phone makes me angry and want to hurt people, please... if you or someone you know has a t90, destroy it and let us never speak of this matter again, worrrd.

Stefan

0.0

16

Pros
braun and chuck norris like physique
Cons
doesn't have a thermometer
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the telstra t90 is a lovely piece of equipment, gets coverage where most phones won't and can reach those hard to reach places. Quite happy with its results and it only turns off to people who treat it bad and cheat on it. overall this phone makes me moist, good day.

Ellis

5.0

17

Pros
Sold Construction / Reception
Cons
Battey Life
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Great phone, no issues. It has only turned off on its own once in over 2 years. I keep in on always for work, business, emergency use etc. I work under extreme conditions and this phone performs fine. You can buy a better battery. I also use an external HD rubber antenae for increased range. For its price its ok. I have used many phones both high-end and low-end and the T90 does it job. There are more rugged mobiles on the market, but I havent seen a Next G one yet. Oh, I also use mine in a 4WD connected to a HD off-road antenae. If you read above the strong points are its remote reception and rugged build, so I guess that sums up the T90!

John

0.0

18

Pros
easy to use
Cons
Keypad reliability nonexistent
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My T90 failed two weeks after 12 month warranty expired. Keypad gone crazy, unable to enter pincode to start to try software manipulation. Never been dropped or wet. Telstra says I'm on my own, just keep paying for it. So I'm going to switch.

Tristan

0.0

19

Pros
Solid
Cons
Reliability
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Turns off with out any warning, wont turn back on! Very slow to operate. hard to see screen, DO NOT BUY THIS PHONE.

Wozza

4.0

20

Pros
It's quite rugged
Cons
Very basic functions
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I have had no major issues with this phone. I use it every day and it gets knocked about quite a bit. The screen could be improved. Buttons could be made bigger. I use Teltra Network and the phone works great in remote areas in Oz. The speaker/mic works ok for in-car use. This phone could be improved a lot. But for a basic semi-rugged rural phone it's okay! and cheap...

Bruce

0.0

21

Pros
Reception
Cons
Reliability
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I wouldn’t advise anyone to purchase the t90. I took mine back for repair due to it turning off and having to remove the battery to get it going again. The Tekstra Shop very kindly loaned me an identical phone which had the same problem, only worse. Got my replacement phone and the same day the same problem occurred twice. Next day – 4 times!
Also don’t waste your money on their car kit – to cut a long story short… they are crap.

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