The Motorola V176 is designed for long-lasting power. The Li-ion 720 mAh provides a talk-time of 7 hours and standby-time up to 250 hours. Along with the power of the battery, the WAP 2.0 browser with GPRS allows users to enable the 'always on' feature which gives access to the Internet for continuous connections on breaking news, updates on the stock market, and sports scores. The V176 also offers Push-To-Talk communication in which users can converse back and forth which is similar to a 'walkie-talkie'. The Motorola V176 measures at 1.8 inches diagonally and has a large color display with a resolution of 128 x 160 pixels. The large screen provides good clarity. Downloadable polyphonic musical ring tones will play extremely well on the high-quality speakerphone. Exciting games already loaded on V176 will keep users occupied during free time. The compact flip-phone has black, soft-touch keys that feel smooth and comfortable to all consumers. In addition to the usual messaging features such as SMS and MMS, the Motorola V176 also offers IM via Wireless IM Village for quick chats. T-9 messaging format allows users to message rapidly making the least mistakes. The clamshell Motorola V176 offers other critical facilities such as; calendar, calculator, currency converter, and a stop watch. Supporting tri-band networks, the Motorola V176 is an international phone.