Pros: Bright Internal Display, Bright External Display, Excellent tactile feel of the pushbuttons, ReceptionCons: Verizon removed the ability to store MP3 files as ringtones, Poor selection of ringtones from Nokia, Phone and Speakerphone volume can be louder.I received my 6256i on Friday. Activated it on Verizon without any problem. The reception is EXCELLENT (no need to use the external antenna) - the internal antenna is more than sufficient. This phone provided excellent signal strength in areas where other phones would either not have reception, or would switch to analog due to low signal.Calls can be answered without opening the flip. You can make calls when the flip is closed, once you add "voice tags" to your callers. You can also execute many commands without opening the flip (such as changing the profile from Normal ringer to Silent).The call quality on the phone is excellent, though I have to maximize the volume on some calls (the volume is sufficient on its maximum setting). The speakerphone is decent, but I would prefer it to be a bit louder.Verizon removed the ability to store MP3 files as ringtones, so you are forced to use Get-It-Now. Because this phone is so new, it will take a short time before Verizon adds this phone to its Get-It-Now services.The camera works very well. I was able to send and receive images via infrared from a friend's Treo 650.The overall fit and finish of the phone is very good. It has a quality feel to it. I am disappointed that Nokia and other cell phone manufacturers chose to not provide a holster for the unit.I highly recommend this phone! Let's hope it is eventually offered in the Verizon Retail stores.