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Samsung a157 Prepaid GoPhone (AT&T)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 635 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the sound and portability are generally positive. The battery and value for money also get good comments, but there are some critical opinions about the connectivity and camera.

usability, value for money, battery, portability, sound

features, screen, camera, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung a157 Prepaid GoPhone (AT&T) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon review summary for Samsung a157 Prepaid GoPhone (AT&T)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 195 user reviews of Samsung a157 Prepaid GoPhone (AT&T) from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on

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81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Used the phone as a temporary.


I only used it for a couple of weeks as a temporary phone. There wasn't anything wrong with it I was just used to an android phone.This product is... Tough/durableAbout me... Use for phone calls only

The size

The texting

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Excellent phone for seniors. Easy to use.


Absolutely live this phone. Great battery life. Durable...big enough to hold in my hand and small enough to fit in my pockets. Wouldn't have chosen another phone.This product is... Good video qualityAbout me... Heavy texter, Business Professional

Easy to use

No caller ID on the outside


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Great phone for a senior.


I really like this ATT GoPhone. It's slim, light and has good sound qualities. It has all the tools you need, such as; alarms, calculator, text messaging, and an excellent value for the price.This product is... Easy navigation, Tough/durableAbout me......

Small, but the screen is large enough to read

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Compact, light and easy navigation!!!!


This phone is compact, sturdy, light and has great sound quality. It's perfect for anyone that wants a simple phone. Great investment.This product is... Easy navigation, Tough/durableAbout me... Use for phone calls only

Size, weight, sound quality, navigation


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Works perfect for what I need.


Great value for a great price. Needed only for phone calls and to receive texts.About me... Use for phone calls only

Very simple to operate

No camera

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great phone for the price


love it,easy to use and light weight...I need this for my own useThis product is... Tough/durableAbout me... Use for phone calls only

easy to use

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Flip phone simple


A simple flip phone is good for me because losing and destroying phones is nothing new. I like the fact that this style never butt dials anyone ever. I need nothing fancy just to make calls and know the time. I found that keeping a cheap phone is...

Battery lasts

Seems fine overall

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Numbers are large enough for elderly eyes


This is a phone for my mother-in-law. She doesn't need or want a smart phone. Only texts and talks on the phone and she is used to the T9 texting.It works and is cheap enough to replace if needed -- no contracts involved, just swap the sim.This product...

simplicity and size

small screen

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Good product


work great , good product , no issues at all, caller id