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Samsung Dart SGH-T499

alaTest has collected and analyzed 176 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the connectivity and GPS navigation are on the whole positive. The sound and value for money also get good opinions. Many are less positive about the reception and apps, while the responsiveness and camera get mixed reviews.

usability, value for money, sound, GPS navigation, connectivity

screen, reliability, apps, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Dart SGH-T499 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Dart SGH-T499

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 user reviews of Samsung Dart SGH-T499 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money, battery, GPS navigation, camera

reliability, screen, reception

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Dart Prepaid Andriod Phone (T-Mobile)Samsung Dart Prepaid Android Phone (T-Mobile)Samsung Dart Standard Back Cover Battery Door t499 / GS5570

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Samsung Dart Review [T-Mobile]

 

What I've got here is one of the three newest members to the mid-range line of phones over on T-Mobile. The smallest and sleekest of them all and that is the Samsung Dart. While reading this review you might want to take into consideration this is a...

To finish things off I’ll just say no this phone might not be the best, but for what you are getting and the price you pay it is a great little starter device. The build quality and software running on Android 2.2 make for a seamless and smooth day to...

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Samsung Dart T499 (T-Mobile)

 

Budget Android handsets are a great idea if you want to get started with Android but don't want to spend the big bucks on something like the HTC Sensation 4G or the T-Mobile G2X. T-Mobile's budget Android offerings currently consist of the LG Optimus T...

The Samsung Dart has a slim and compact design. It ships with Android 2.2, and the TouchWiz UI is easy to use. Features include GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, mobile hot-spot capabilities, and the ability to make calls over Wi-Fi. It's also very affordable

The Samsung Dart's screen is on the small side, with a rather poor resolution

The Samsung Dart is a decent entry-level phone for T-Mobile, but there are better options out there.

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Samsung Dart SGH-T499 (T-Mobile)

 

The Dart is a quad-band EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) and dual-band HSDPA 7.2 (1700/2100 MHz) device with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. The Dart also works with T-Mobile's software-based Wi-Fi calling, which helps in areas with poor T-Mobile signal. Regardless,...

Lightweight. Good music playback

Poor voice quality. Sluggish. Buggy. Dim, ugly, low-res screen

The Samsung Dart's feature set would have been fine two years ago, but now there's virtually no reason to choose it over other phones in T-Mobile's lineup—even free ones.

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Samsung Dart Review

 

Now that Samsung has permeated T-Mobile's lineup with a handful of mid and high-end Android smartphones, they're naturally going to place their attention on the lower end market to balance things out. Boasting an easy to swallow on-contract price of...

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Samsung Dart Reviewed - Hitting a Bullseye or Missing the Mark?

 

The Samsung Dart is another entry into the not too heavily saturated entry level smartphone market. After the release of the Exhibit 4G and the Gravity Smart, the Dart is the third entry level smartphone from Samsung within a month. They're taking a...

Overall the Samsung Dart ranks in at 'Below Average' unfortunately. The uninspiring design, its lackluster display, the laggy operating system and the sub par features really make the Dart a bland and boring smartphone. The only big upside is that the...

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Samsung Dart Review [T-Mobile]

 

What we've got here is one of three new efforts on the mid-range smartphone front coming straight outta Samsung. This is the Samsung Dart, the tiniest of the three, all three of these new devices of which we speak coming out on T-Mobile. The first...

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Samsung Dart T499 – Entry-Level Android Phone

 

If you want to jump on the Android bandwagon, but arent ready to spend big bucks on expensive Android handsets like the T-Mobile G2X or the HTC Sensation, then there are plenty of budget Android phones available in the market. Some other budget Android...

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"This is the worst phone I have ever owned."

 

Texting feature is awful - more than 50% of the time, I get a return text that says "failed" - I have to turn my phone off and on and try again, sometimes more than once for a single text to (FINALLY) go through. The service and storage are a joke - a...

You can (sometimes) make a phone call or send a text (if you're lucky and the phone gods happen to like you).

Please refer to my rant below.

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"Don't waste your money."

 

If you're looking for a reliable starter phone, then this is the one to get. Otherwise, this phone is terrible. I honestly think that this phone is way too expensive for what you're getting out of it. I've been using it as a serious smart phone for...

Good design, easy to use, does basic phone functions.

Overpriced, limited selection of apps, HORRIBLE internal storage space, slow, poor signal quality.

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"A reliable smartphone for its price"

 

For the price and the quality, it is a decent smartphone to have. Has googleplay so you can buy apps...although I feel the phone memory is not enough for a heavy app user like me. Recently, it has been giving me trouble with being able to receive but...

Not hard to use and reliable. Size is ok, not too big, not too small. Has all the features of your typical smart phone.

1. I do not know, as I can't find a way, to use the front camera. So I am assuming it does not have one?

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