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Samsung a157 Prepaid GoPhone (AT&T)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 378 reviews of Samsung a157 Prepaid GoPhone (AT&T). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the portability and reception are overall positive. The battery and usability are also mentioned favorably. Views are divided on the reliability, and some have doubts about the features.

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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 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 278 user reviews of Samsung a157 Prepaid GoPhone (AT&T) from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers really like the portability and reception. The battery and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the features, and reviews are divided on the reliability.

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82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Easy to use


This phone is very easy to use and works with ATT.


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great value for the price, using it on a daily basis. cheap & good

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Good Price, Good Phn


Good Go Phone and price is right without any long term commitments necessary. The 10 cents per minute plan is good for majority of people

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Decent quality and cheap


Very cheap go-phone. No need the expensive plans! Aloha.

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Great simple phone


A fantastic solid, easy to use, lit-up keyboard, large number for my senior friend to see an use. An absolute great buy for a non-smart phone

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Simple Clam Shell Phone


This is a Simple basic clam shell phone, It has good battery life and uses a standard micro usb. Perfect replacement to an older phone. Just remove your old ATT sim card from the old phone and slide into this one, power on and it should be ready for...

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Good choice of a dumb phone


I have been looking for a dumb phone for quite a while. This is the best fit for my choice of a basic phone.

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OK Basic phone


I bought this last year and realized, almost instantly, that the time the phone takes to load after you power it up was a huge problem. I use my phone mainly for emergencies and I wonder sometimes if the phone would power up quickly enough if I need to...

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Does the job.


I bought this phone since I was canceling my at&t land line, but I wanted to keep my home number-and also to continue with at&t. This phone is simple and easy to use. It's small enough to carry around in a pocket without fuss. The battery lasts...