Motorola CP040 review

An amazing walkie-talkie, Motorola CP040 is an amazing product, which is an amalgam of beauty and sheer usability. The sleekness and battery is optimized to make this device as charming as it is, the features are worthy for the price that we pay.
The connectivity is good, highly compatible with any accessory and is worth each penny that has been invested in this very durable device. The small to medium sized industry would definitely benefit from this ideal solution. Not too complicated features, which make it as user friendly as one would like to have it.


Alert in case of missed messages
Good range in any weather condition
19 hours of battery life (Best at this price)
Display clear and attractive
Durable and good quality material used
Extremely easy to charge
Audio accessory not required
Eye-catching and easily transportable
Clear and Crisp connection


Time taken to charge the device could be improved
Could be a little more lighter and portable

General information

You would be a proud owner of this compact and alluring device, the functionality is apt for use and would definitely exceed the standards of a regular device, your expectations would be completely fulfilled and you would be more than happy to refer to a friend. The design is compact and durable, making it safe some falls, and rough use that is possible when on ground work. The quality is something one can boast about as it can be heard very clearly even amidst loud noise, making it even more special and unique from other devices. The robustness of this device is one thing that is sincerely appreciated.

Designed with small and medium-sized warehousing, agriculture, security, light industry and services customers in mind, the four channel motorola CP040 requires minimal training and keeps team members in touch without distracting them with complicated features. Management can monitor all voice traffic and get a message to the team in seconds, however large the site.

Easy to Use

Using the CP040 is second nature thanks to the tough and textured buttons, chunky rotary channel, volume knobs and tricolour status LED. In addition, two programmable buttons can be set to give immediate access to the four most often used features, making communication even simpler.

Targeted Communication

Available in two versions, with four or sixteen communication channels, you can use the CP040 to liaise with the whole team or change channel to discuss a more complicated issue one to one.

Keep in Touch

The CP040 has a high/low power setting that allows users to extend battery life for up to 19 hours2 from a single battery charge. This can be done by switching to low power when the user is in close proximity to other users, as the range is reduced and less power is required. Avoid missed messages with the built-in ‘scan’ function that searches all channels for activity.

Motorola Quality

Designed and built to the gruelling American standard MIL spec 810F and exceeding the exacting IP54 standard for environmental protection, the CP040 has also passed the Motorola Accelerated Life Test which replicates five years of hard use in the field.

Quality Audio

Benefiting from Motorola’s market-leading experience in designing and manufacturing two-way radio, the CP040 provides excellent audio quality thanks to Motorola’s voice compression technology, X-Pand™.


As you would expect from Motorola, the CP040 is supported by a wide range of energy, audio and carry accessories, changing the CP040 into a customised solution.


Another good feature is the way that it is compatible with all other accessories that one would like to have that enhances the usability of this smart device.


There is no reason why you shouldn’t invest smart in this device the battery and price of this talkie is totally worth it, improving the owner’s experience. This device is Ideal for any work place scenario. The extended battery life is another feature that makes this even more striking , well supporting with other add on accessories as well. Communication just got simpler and more effective. You are sure to be super surprised and pleased with an additional feature that notifies you with a “Scan” which scans the range for any possible activity and lets you know whenever you happen to miss any message.

Key specifications:

Brand: Motorola Two Way
Battery: Up to 19 hours, freedom to lower the usage mode (saves more battery)
Coverage: CTCSS signaling (Private Line) which indicated excellent quality

Motorola CP040

Frequency range: VHF, UHF
Jack Type: Single Pin for the headset jack
Battery type: Slim Li-Ion battery
Height: 130 mm
Width: 62 mm
Depth: 42 mm
Weight with battery: 376g (with a standard battery option)
Ideal for: All vacations and fun team activities, handy for baby and child monitoring, Hotel industry, Hospitals, Retail, Departmental stores, Fairs and Events, Security Agents, Baby Monitoring, Factories
Number of channels: 16 channels

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