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Good: the menu is very functional.
Bad: Sensitive screen; keypads is quite hard to press sometimes
Comment: the phone is very stylish but at the same time functional. It possess all the features of the phone that i need in my work and personal life. It suits me well. Although I have yet to see the performance because I just got the phone recently.
Good: colours, games, memory card
Bad: touch screen was ahead before it's time
Comment: loved this phone though hte camera was "annoying to use" likewise with the U600 , you have to be perfectly still when you take pictures. at the time it was " pricey" but now you can pick one up for £30!
Good: I love the touch-sensitive buttons and the way it looks, most of it is simple to use.
Bad: The music player. For example, you get a memory card to put more music on your phone but you can't put your MP3 files in to a separate folder, which I find extremly annoying because I don't like all my music being jumbled together in one place. Also you don't have the option of vibration and ringtone at the same time, it's either one or the other. Unless I'm blind you don't have the option of infrared either, which this Internet site says otherwise.
Comment: If you want this phone to play music while going to work or exercising then don't bother, for everything else you're welcome to have a go and enjoy, but for my next phone I think I will go back to Nokia.
Bad: Feel; touch-sensitive buttons
Comment: This is a beautiful looking phone, but having received it recently, I've decided to send it back. I am constantly deleting things or losing my place in the menus because I accidently brush against the touch sensitive buttons. And I do not have huge clumsy hands! In addition, the black plastic scuffs easily, and for a phone of this notional quality, it feels a little cheap and insubstantial. In addition, the slider 'nudge' button is right above the screen, so you inevitably smear the screen. If you choose to push from below the screen, you end up pressing the directional buttons. Annoying. This is a shame, because out of the box, it's a pretty and stylish looking item.
Good: Easy to use, feels and sounds quality and excellent call quality
Bad: Ringtones and wallpapers
Comment: An excellent phone I would recommend. Those of you who rubbish this phone should get a life, because I nearly got put off buying it. I'm glad I did get it, so what if the ringtones are not good or the wallpapers? There is more to life than what your mobile can do. The camera is more than acceptable and I'm very pleased with my new phone. Buy it - you won't be disappointed. Yes, the touch sensitive buttons are tricky to start with but once you get used to them they are actually very good.
Bad: EVERYTHING ELSE
Comment: This phone cannot vibrate and ring. That alone has caused me to send it back. I cannot count how many calls I have missed. In the dark ages Nokia invented the vibrate function - simply revolutionary.
The other frustration is that reception is simply unacceptable. I cannot make calls from my house with this phone while my old Nokia is great.
No automatic predictive text is also absurd and the clear button being the same as the cancel button beggars belief.
The phone has clearly not had any road testing done.
Samsung deserve to lose their market share to Nokia or others.
Comment: About to buy one.
Good: Good features but spoiled by other aspects
Bad: Touch-sensitive buttons
Comment: This phone has excellent features, however, you cannot use them properly due to the touch-sensitive buttons as it is too easy to knock them. DO NOT PURCHASE THIS PHONE.
Good: The looks and size
Bad: Everything else!
Comment: I saw all the good reviews of this phone and having previously owned the D500 I thought it would be a good upgrade. HOWEVER, now after using it for 3 months, I would do anything to change it – unfortunately I am tied into a 12 month contract.
Some of the problems are:
- It is not automatically set up for predictive text input when sending messages, meaning you have to change it everytime
- The phone can't ring and vibrate at the same time! My old Nokia used to do that 5 years ago!
- When the battery is low the phone vibrates to alert you – which I have so far been unable to stop, even when the phone is set to mute silent mode – draining the battery more
- The battery life is terrible
- The heat sensitive pads are too sensitive, the amount of times I've accidentally pressed the cancel button when texting makes me want to scream!
I've a good mind to complain to Samsung about the number of problems with this phone. I would not recommend it to anybody.
Good: It is slim and looks stylish
Bad: The stupid touch-sensitive keys, the fact you have to use a pen to touch keys, you end up calling people or cancelling what your trying to do
Comment: I wish I had never taken notice of the sales girl and stuck to a more basic samsung - which i've had for the last 6 years. This phone is a big mistake.
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